I just returned from a two day fishing trip at the Detroit River, just south of Detroit, where big Lake Erie walleye move through and spawn each year. This year the weather as always was more winterlike than springlike. The night before we got there it rained buckets and cooled down overnight. It turned from rain to a heavy slushy snow. We were fortunate to have a good boat cover and only about 1-2 inches of snow. The next morning we launched the boat on a slush covered ramp and fished in 25… Continue
It's warming up, but I haven't had a chance to get out and really fish yet. In a couple weeks I'm heading to the Detroit River for a shot at some big walleyes. Until then I hope to make a quick run to a pond or creek to wet a line. The crappie are starting to wake up from what I hear, and hopefully the sunnies and gills will not be far behind.
I've added a couple pictures of an ice fishing trip a month or so ago with by Bluegill Buddy - Brett. It was his first ice fishing adventure and after hanging in there for almost 3 hours and catching a couple nice gills and one redear he asked, "When are we going again?" That was music to my ears!!
I just joined up. It is great to see a website for the thousands of people who grew up to appreciate the mightiest of all gamefish!
Like many anglers I cut my teeth catching little gills with a bobber, hook, and self-dug worm at a small farm pond. Now I like to use any technique possible to entice the bite and the fight of a big bull!