Stumbled on to something new today.
I think the big bass have thrown us a curve ball and made a mad dash to the shallows.
Break out the Netbait Big Spankys and put them on 4x4 Bass Jigs Swim Jig.
Still having to cover water to get bites
This is a report for the last 2 days. Yesterday I got out with a gentleman for an afternoon trip and stayed shallow all afternoon and had some great success swimming jigs in 2-3 ft. of water. We didn't have the opportunity to get a big fish but we did have a blast catching some
For those who have followed my fishing reports over the years, you've grown to appreciate the same signals I anticipate and look forward to every spring. The sweet fragrance of orange blossoms carried across the lagoon on the shoulders
Ed note: Good numbers of large, prespawn, Largemouth Bass have been caught and released over the past 2-3 weeks ranging in size from 8 lbs up to 12 lbs. This looks to be another year for big Bass on Millwood Lake!
Bass are starting to pick up in numbers in Pickwick Lake. The last few trips have boated a good number of fish. The majority of the fish are in shallow water. Most fish are on flats in stumpy areas. Cast
The Lake Lanier Challenge is free to enter for all Insight Genesis users. To be eligible for the grand prize, entrants must upload Lake Lanier sonar recordings to the Insight Genesis website before March 28 then participate in the Mapping Party and Big Bass Bash on March 29.
Monday morning, 2/23/15, I headed offshore 22 miles west of New Pass to fish with long-time customer, Kari Vilamaa and his friend George. The guys caught twenty nice lane snapper to 15 inches, three 14-inch porgies, and a few good-sized grunts. They released ten red grouper
Lake Conditions: The water level on Lake Norman is about 4.1 feet below full pond and is 3.4 feet below on Mountain Island Lake. The surface water temperature is in the high thirties and low forties in water not affected by power generation on Lake Norman.
It is with great respect for our great fishery that I report that this past week on Guntersville was just awful; between snow, icy ramps cold water terrible weather and lots of boat traffic that I personally struggled to get to the water as well as catch fish! Sometimes you
Well, after having a great week last week in the "disastrous cold, windy, and snowy weather we finally got some nice weather to fish in on Saturday. The problem was the fish forgot to look up and see how nice it was compared to the past few days and decided to lock up and
After a week of COLD weather it's hard to think about Springtime and Fishing, but the time is near! Depending on where you live and what Schools (Independent School Districts, Private Schools and Colleges) your Kiddos go to, Spring Break Week is anytime from March 9th thru the
Bass fishing is fair are fair. Use the small Fish Head Spin with a small Zoom Fluke trailer. Also use the Rattle Back jigs in black and blue or all black 1/2 ounce jig and a larger Pro Pork Trailer by Uncle Josh. Cast
JACKSON LAKE IS DOWN .90 FEET, STAINED & HIGH 40íS
Bass fishing is fair. Go up the rivers and flip and pitch black or blue Stanley jigs with a matching plastic Zoom pork style trailer to the docks and heavy bank cover. Use the darker red colors in all worms
Itís never easy to take a look back at what was going through the minds of the Classic Fisherman especially trying to figure out why they used certain baits in the 2015 event. If you look at the weather and try to just take apart presentations from that point of view, one would... read more
If youíre looking for a long standing old timer bait that has produced for years nothing fits better into that class of great baits better than jerk baits do. It has been around for years and has evolved as one of the best cold water baits ever produced. Itís been such a prolific... read more
One thing I notice every day when I am fishing with most anglers is that they fish their bait the same way cast after cast. Most experienced anglers are constantly adjusting their retrieve and making a change as to how they present it until they find a bite. Customers ask me... read more
There is a saying in fishing that goes ďthe best time to go fishing is when you can.Ē
With the frenetic pace and busy schedules of modern life, the saying is true more than ever. However, if you only have a few weekends each spring to fish, the experience yields more stress... read more
As spring approaches and the fishing continues to get better the thought that enters my mind every year is will my body hold up allowing me to fish every day. Eight hours on the water day in and out requires me to try to strengthen parts of my body every year to hold up under... read more
My father was a whiz with boat engines. It seemed as though he could fix almost any mechanical problems without involving factory parts. Back in the old days, you just couldnít stop what you were doing just to run out to the... read more
NORMA JEAN II
The Norma Jean II is a one of our local shrimp boats and it is moored at Sasserís Docks located on Turner Creek. The captains and first mates also known as strikers are so friendly! They are... read more
Now that we have arrived into the February time frame finding fish is all about understanding what takes place as the fish migrate toward the spawn. The first thing one must understand is that this time of year the bass become a by-product of their biological clock; in other... read more