“Happy July 4th” sunshine, boating, barbecue and fire works, that is enough to get get everyone excited. The seas have been calm and fishing drag screaming action will prevail. The week will offer plenty of explosive action as fire works and fish take action, hold on tight
Despite the "extreme" windy conditions, yesterday turned out to be a pretty decent day of fishing on the "Big-G". We got started at noon with swimming a Choo Choo Lures jig along deep grass areas, but the wind made it very tough to feel the fish when they
June 25 Lake Conditions:
Lake Barkley - 358.95, 7,300 CFS with stained water color and temps running in the 80’s
Kentucky Lake - 358.81, 7,000-30,000 CFS with a light stain and temps running in the 80’s
Hot Spots of the Week: Large schools of spotted bass and white perch are suspended over deep water points and under water humps. The better fishing seems to be in water thirty to sixty feet deep. While deep jigging and slow trolling live baits is best. Some are having success
This past week was very Hot and hard to stay longer then 6 hours at a time on the water with air temps reaching close to 100 degrees and water temp hitting 93 on most days the Bass didn't seem to mind it at all. This week was a Big Bass Week Quality Was The Name Of The Game.
I got out with my wife for a few hours this afternoon to see if I could bring a smile on her face with a big ole Lake Guntersville "Hawg". We didn't get started untill 10am and even though she wasn't able to get one of those hawgs, she still got to boat a few decent
This summer is shaping up to be as good as any summer I can remember, the bass are very active in most cases and big fish seem to be more the norm. This past week was another great week of fishing, with one exception we caught lots of fish and had some great size every day.
This week has been down then up. I started off the week with a couple trips that were tough fishing to say the least, I'll talk about that later. Bait did a disappearing act at the begging of the week and all the bait the was holding at the Skyway Bridge took off for deeper
This past week we were on the Lake for six days and had fair to very good results every outing. Two of the trips were with Kiddos and we put the Danny Kings Punch Bait in the boat and loaded the ice chest with Eater Size Blues and Channels. We had to catch a lot of little fish
Fishbuster Charters' Captain Dave Hanson reported, "Evan Hamilton, Arly Smart, and Arly’s son, Justice, fished 22 miles west of New Pass with me in calm seas on Monday morning, 6/22. The guys used live shrimp to catch a 24-inch keeper red grouper, along with twenty keeper
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Yep it was fun! Fish blowin up on a Bull Shad early then having them just absolutely "Hammer" a jig along some deep grass lines. Yep, like I said it was "FUN"! The wind made fishing the deeper grass areas a little tougher, but when you were able to get the
July brings hot weather, chances of afternoon rains and Fourth of July parties. Oh....and lots of great fishing out there, too! Watch out for afternoon thunderstorms this month. Mornings on the river will bring action at first light on top water lures for snook or trout along
NorthBay fishing has been OK! When I have been able to catch live baitfish that arebig enough to attract a special fish we have caught large jack crevalles,snook, sharks and big sea trout. Most of this fishing has been from 7 AM tillnoon. After that I have seen a quick drop
July brings sunny days, higher water temperatures and lots of pleasure boats to Lake Norman. Such conditions influence fish to move to deeper water during the day where it’s not only cooler, but the environment is less stressful. But when dusk arrives, the fish return to their... read more
There is no doubt in my mind that big baits catch big fish, I have said it for years and continue to believe it; there is however some extreme size baits that even further the big baits big bass philosophy. Just take a look at some of the newest most effective summertime baits... read more
As we have all seen the days of fishing any of our high pressure lakes has changed drastically over the past few years; going to a top rated reservoir has frustrated many of the best of fisherman. The change has come over time but the days of finding really aggressive bass are... read more
– Every angler has at one time or another forgotten something in their rush to leave for a fishing trip.
It’s disheartening when that something is sunglasses. Squinting and shielding your eyes for hours takes some of the fun out of the experience.
“More than just... read more
The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.
June finally arrived in Kentucky this week and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way... read more
We are headed into the heat of the summer, a time of year where we will see water temperatures well into the 90’s. The questions are, where do the fish go and what do you as a bass fisherman do to find them? The answers may not be exactly what you might think!
MULL DOWN STEW
The recipe proves once again that bacon is good with just about everything!
My father was quite a cook, but I think in some cases he made the recipe up as he went. I can’t ever remember him bringing... read more
Mary Lee, a great white shark tagged with a GPS tracking device, has become a favorite of the social media set. All it took was a Twitter Account, (@MaryLeeShark) and an anonymous spokesperson to field responses to questions like this. “Mary Lee, I know it’s not polite, but... read more
As bass fishing transitions every year so do the tools we use to fish with; many of them are just toys that cost a lot of money and many are tools that define the sport. The year 2015 and for some years past in my mind has changed what we fish with and must have’s in our tool... read more
I am fortunate to have lots of grandfathers taking their grandchildren on a fishing adventure throughout the year. I even had a grandmother and granddaughter outing this year. I enjoy each trip and love having kids on the boat. I especially enjoy it when my grandchildren... read more