The conditions are steadily improving on Dale Hollow. The smallmouth have moved out in good numbers as has the largemouth plus we've started to catch some trophy white bass.
Walleye fishing has slowed by nite but should pick up toward the full moon in early June. The
well as usual the striper bite on my end has been phenomenal. And as usual good bait has been a booger like always. I am getting alewives just not nearly as easy as on the west end of the lake. The fish made a move recently as today was the first time this year I fished the
The water is around 70 and clear on the south end of the lake. The corp has dropped the water back down some so debris is much better but u need to pay attention. The striper fishing has been a little slower but we have had a lot of really nice sized fish. We are thinking that
June is the best ledge fishing month of the year here on Kentucky Lake. Itís known for its large schools of bass that swarm the main and secondary river ledges. I absolutely love fishing ledges. I will look for mussel beds that the bass will relate to; itís just some type of
The water is warming quickly with all these hot days. Surface temp on Dale Hollow is 73 and it's 67 at 15ft and 55 at 35ft
The best bite on the lake right now is trolling crank bates and spoons for pre-spawn channel cats. These
Itís May already and the bass have finished an up and down spawning season.
The fish are on a slow move out towards the ledges. Iíve caught fish several ways and feel next week will be the same. Iíve been
Todayís busy world and todayís busy people need a way to rest their mind, to look to tomorrow with a clear head and continue when times and days are tough. Many of us today use bass fishing as their way out, a means to the end of the tough world we live in and a way to cope... read more
Lisa Adkins called me 3 years ago wanting to go fishing. She was having serious issues to deal with in life and according to her, at an all time low. But it was hard for me to tell because she responded so well to my humor and even better as soon as she started catching fish.... read more
Well, letís see that is me (Little Captain Judy) basically with the same exact hair cut that I have today. Uncle Arthur Lee (Captain Deidra Helmey Jeffcoatís father) is cleaning the cobia, which was held up by a galvanized pipe that we hung in our dock house. As well as I... read more
Every year as we approach the post spawn fishing I look forward to the deep cranking bite; for me there is just nothing sweeter! I guess there is just an enormous amount of reasons that I love the deep cranking bite but the main reason is the ability to catch so many big fish... read more
A stable weather pattern this week brought an early taste of summer to Kentucky as high temperatures topped 80-degrees on consecutive days.
Warmer weather and water temperatures climbing into the 70s tell catfish that itís time to spawn, and anglers who pursue them know... read more
As bass fishing continues to progress and change continues to be constant, the fishing industry is maturing and has evolved toward monster hooks and this craze continues to come front and center. I know we have all for many years used #3 or smaller size hooks for most lures... read more
When youíre on the water and trying to land that big fish for the day, understanding fishing line, knowing its good points and bad points can be the difference maker as to whether or not that big-un gets to the boat. One thing you can bet on is that not all fishing line is created... read more
Biologists in southwest Arkansas are currently conducting a study on Dierks Lake to determine annual catch rates of crappie. Many crappie were tagged with special blue tags behind the dorsal fin and released in January. Anglers who catch one of these fish are encouraged to do... read more