So with May just around the corner and the thoughts of off shore fishing is dancing in many of our heads. But will they GO out or will they stay in the grass?
This is a tough one to call the water temps are slowly rising and so is the new grass that is popping up all over,
If you were keeping score this week for size or numbers well: I lost count way to many fish and big ones to keep track of. It was just a great week with lots of smiles and lots of fun and plenty of great customers.
Well after a physically demanding Turkey season I finally got back to what I love most,"catching some big Guntersville Lake Bass". I got out with a friend for an afternoon of just fun and relaxing fishing, and it was just that, fun and relaxing. We fished big swimbaits
So fighting the wind is probably the hardest thing to do while fishing let alone while guiding, we made the most of it catching a few quality bass on Texas Rigged NetBait B Bugs with 1/2 oz weight (just so we could cast) we fished the seibold area trying to duck out of the wind
Mixed in some new with the old today and the new water is by far the most productive even if it is mudding up. So the fishing seemed a little slow for bigger bites but the smaller guys would peck at our lures pretty often. We fished in South Sauty and Mink Creek today and seen
Well Stuck with my new mission to fish new water and its paying off in a big way!
They did eat the Big Thump but they preferred two other NetBait Lures the home run hitter was the B Bug in Black n Blue and the other was the Baby Mad Paca in June Bug we caught 15 bass and
This past week on Guntersville was the best of the 2015 season so far; it just was a terrific week for size and numbers. Sure itís not the days of past when the lake was at its peak in 2007 but certainly some great days with some great people. With the numbers of fisherman joining
It appears the light switch got turned on this past week as the bass came to life and we had some really great days with few exceptions, sure there was some slow times everyday but the bass were very active for the most part. The bass are spawning they are all over the shallows
Lake Guntersville has been steady the past couple weeks with some really great days and some normal days, catching 10 bass one day and the next you catch 30 bass. Its that time of the year where you drag your favorite plastic lure around till you get that tic then you set the
I want to start out saying that the new square bill crankbait by Rat-L-Trap, the Echo 1.75 is one great crankbait. I was able to get a few in last week and today we decided to give them a try in a few areas and they really work great. There had been a lot of fish move out on
This past week showed some great signs of Guntersville past, as we had some great days on the water, not all but certainly better than itís been. With water temperatures rising to the mid 60ís during the day time hourís improvement came just about every day as it warmed.
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
Black Crappie Recipe from Capt. Rick Rodriguez ∑1 cup of flour
∑1 cup of corn starch
∑1 tablespoon of salt
Coat fish with mix and fry in a shallow pan with Grape Seed Oil. This oil allows the use of a little more heat than other oils without burning,... read more
Yes, just when we thought we had gotten rid of the ďgill netsĒ it appears that there is a bill in the State of Alabama making its way to approval putting them back in the Tennessee River. The argument is that there is an industry that is suffering from the lack of ability to... read more
The more we fish the more we realize that fishing gets tougher every day; itís not that the fish always move but many times you just canít get them to bite from one day to the next! I know how frustrating this can be, you feel like one day you have located the mother-load and... read more
Itís that time of year where the whiting bite is a little furious! They are not a big fish. However, we are catching a few bull whiting, which is the same as a small whiting just larger. A bull whiting... read more
Fisheries biologists recently conducted their annual walleye spawning project at a few walleye spawning sites across the state of Arkansas. This year, many areas had very bad conditions for spawning because of late rains and increased current. Fortunately, the crew at the Kings... read more
If you havenít gotten out your bags of different soft plastic baits then youíre probably missing some great times on the water. The key is what to use, how to set up the proper rod and reel and where to fish them; like all worm fisherman location, location is everything.... read more