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 […]


A non-typical day at Lakeville

Jim's best fish came off a deep, sand grass flat.

Based on history, if I had to pick one technique to rely on at Lakeville, I wouldn’t hesitate to pick a drop shot rig.

If the day I had to make this theoretical choice was yesterday, I’d probably have come in empty handed. Unless I was specifically targeted big pickerel; Then the drop shot would […]


Text book day at Mudge

That sky does not look inviting at all

Some days, you wonder if everything you think you know about bass behavior is wrong. And there’s other days, when the fish seem to follow the script to a tee. Rarely though, do you experience a day in which weather conditions change steadily through the course of the day to the extent that you can […]