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Went fishing yesterday for the first time in 10 days.Weather had dropped down to the 60's at night and high of 82. Perfect for the gills to move into the shallows. Little worried about the moon phase but it was 3% less than full. Gorgeous day! Started out with my flyrod for 45 minutes and caught a 3in. I was starting to get discouraged but I always have a backup plan;Worms! Ended up using the whole box. My goal for the trip was to catch 10 to fifteen for the skillet and to catch and release…Continue
Added by thomas j swank on August 28, 2010 at 6:58am — No Comments
Another evening and night trip to Norfork 1700 we started working the opposite bank of one of the back coves. Working both gill lines and cat rigs we set up to work this new side.
The wife was separate from me and as she walked back to her poles due to bobber problems that cased a…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 27, 2010 at 2:36pm — No Comments
Howdy again Y’all
Well of we go to try our luck at evening and night fishing at Lake Norfork.
Really breezy gusts up to 15 mph and straight into the back of the cove we were working, yes we worked and sweated to wait the wind out. We had a few peckerfish but mostly it was…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 25, 2010 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Well the son is out of town for a school trip so we have a full day for fishing.
Off we went at 0800 to Lake Norfork with our gill and cat gear, started slow and the wind picked up but we still pulled 4 keepers out 1 7” and 3 8” and shock of shocks a Redear in the bar area which…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 25, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Still on the hunt for gills and cats.
Fair weather and decent winds for a good trip. We went to one of our holes we haven’t been to in a few weeks.
Really sorry production all together only had 2 keepers one was 8” ¾ lb…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 23, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Well here we go again on the hunt for gills and now cats looking for the spawners and maybe a BMOC that had moved in to take spots that we emptied before at Lake Norfork in Arkansas.
We went out to one of our close cove ends after the boy got home after his first day of Senior…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 20, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments
Great Wife and Fishing Buddy
I have a great wife and fishing buddy. On the weekend I get out early to my little pond. While I’m fishing my wife is relaxing in the house re-string my new reel with # 4lb test line. When I catch a…Continue
Mid afternoon shore fishing at a natural non stocked pond ...Females 5",6", 7 "....Males 7,1/2"...hot dog pieces/crawler pieces/both combined ,slip floated @4 ' up tp 2'.Continue
Added by John Sheehan on August 18, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Well off we went to try our luck again.
We had a few bites and one Redear keeper 7 1/2" but did not catch any buddies to go with him/her so tossed him/her back to the lake gods for better luck next time.
We had one catfish rig out in the cove we were working.
The wife went to check it as we were going to leave in a few…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 17, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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Another early morning and a trip to Norfork.
Well the boys seem to have move shallow between 3' and 5' and close to shore by the looks of their tails they have been busy makin homes for the ladies.
We were still using the bobber and worm mix so no change there.
Caught a nice pair of Longear peckerfish about 3" long and hooked them up wightless and 3' of line under a bobber and…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 16, 2010 at 11:20am — No Comments
0500 8/14 wake up and gear up for the lil fishies.
Howdy Y'all only way to beat the heat is get up before it starts.
We went to Lake Norfork and woke up the lil fishies with breakfast in the waterbed.
But they were late sleepers at least the big ones were.
Kathy hit her first of 2 9" BG's at 0845 and the last one about 0915, other than pecker fish and turtles that was the gran total of…Continue
Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 13, 2010 at 4:54am — No Comments
What do ya think about a group link where we can post KID & GRANDKIDS pictures. One click and you can see all the ear to ear smiles. Heck I got 100's to post. Give a kid a fish you feed them for a day. Teach them to fish feed them for a life time