Fishing with Jimfish

Housy on 12/1

Jimfish and I hit the Housy on Friday morning, and had what has lately become the typical striper day. Almost 350 schoolies, but no keepers. Despite the wind and bright sun, we did catch a couple dozen of them on topwater, so that added to the fun. No keepers, so no pictures, […]


Giving the cold water largemouth a shot

After a whole lot of years of fishing it, the tree at the left of the WiFish image from my Dragonfly Probably has a bigger and better assortment of my 1 ounce jigs buried in its limbs than I have in my tackle bag!

Every year, I try to make one or two late season trips to fish for largemouth in either Zoar or Lillinonah when the water gets into the low forties. I had a short window open to fish on Saturday, and the weather forecast was certainly amicable, so I gave Jimfish a shout and set it […]


Back to the sweet side of bassin’

After two days of striper fishing, today, I took Yasunori to Mudge, for a shot at a big largemouth. Overall, the bite wasn’t great, but when you start with one like this, 20 minutes into the day, there’s no way to be disappointed.

That fish, along with a couple more came on the big […]


Strange, strange day

Awfully foggy at still-dark-thirty when I left to pick up Jimfish for the ride up to East Twin Lake yesterday morning. As in very tough driving foggy.

Foggy most of the way up there, and on the water, too. When we launch just after 7, we are the only boat on the lake.

Heavy fog, […]


The bite was weak.

Jim's first fish of the morning was the only one that was even close to our average catch from last week

Six days. That’s how long it was between visits to Lakeville.

Not even a week.

A whole lot seems to have changed in just 6 days.

When Jimfish and I started to talk about plans for yesterday’s fishing, I was considering McDonough, because it closes following this weekend, so it would be our last chance […]