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9/28/2010 1700-2200 Night fishing trip



Howdy Y’all

On the off chance we took a trip to a AG&FC Lake (medium sized pond) here near town just for a easy place to wet a hook.

Imagine our surprise when we start getting hit buy catfish almost as fast as we could throw in a line, it was like starving…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on October 6, 2010 at 7:58am — No Comments

09/08/10 Mailman evening fishing trip



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Rain or shine snow or sleet (yea right not with the wife she hates the cold) we’ll fish for gills and cats like good little fishermen and women.

Well it stared as overcast and no wind so off we went to the twin coves to search for gills and cats.…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on September 13, 2010 at 3:10pm — No Comments

09/05/2010 0530 Good morning trip to Lake Norfork



Howdy Y’all

Well this day trip started out spooky with fog due to air temperature low 50’s and lake temp of the 70’s. The fog rolled across the bar from the lake pushed by a light breeze maybe 2 mph.

We set up in a flat rocky area on the bar which due to the lakes lowering…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on September 8, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Picture problem

Sorry Y'all

Had a picture problem and am in the process to repair it. Just a folder switch nothing drastic lol.

Yours in service

James and Kathy

Added by James and Kathy Acerra on September 7, 2010 at 1:17pm — No Comments

0800 9/1 Morning fishing trip called due to rain



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Perfect weather to start partly sunny mild breeze and 74° couldn’t ask for better.

Real slow bite nothing but pecker fish mostly greens in the 2” to 4” with a few 1 ½” mixed in.…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on September 1, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

1700 8/26 evening/night trip 74° light breeze dropped down into the mid 60's brrrr



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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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 27, 2010 at 2:36pm — No Comments

1630 5/24 Evening/nite trip 91° wind 7 mph+ (part 2)



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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 25, 2010 at 2:35pm — No Comments

0800 8/24 Full day for gills and cats 63° 0 wind (part 1)



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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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 25, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments

0600 8/22 Lake Norfork 78° wind less than 5 mph



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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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 23, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

1730 8/19 Out to find Gills and Cats 97° windy 10 mph + 15 gusts



Howdy Y’all

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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 20, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Another early 0600 morning 68° trip to Lake Norfork



Howdy Y'all

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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 17, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sunday Morning 0600 Lake Norfork 78° slight wind

Howdy Y'all

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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 16, 2010 at 11:20am — No Comments

Early morning hunting (oop's) fishing trip 8/14

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…

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Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 14, 2010 at 12:16pm — 1 Comment

8/11/2010 fishing trip

Well Howdy Y’all

The evening of 8/11/10 was hot and the wind was absent we had a High of 103° when we went that evening between 1700-2000 (5 pm -8 pm)it was 98° at the house and didn’t drop till 2200 (10 p) and no wind for cleaning.

We had a fair time the gills we’re slow till the sun went over the treetops in the cove we were working,

Shore fishing with bobbers and worms in anything from 2 ½’ to 7’ and on the drop offs from 5’ to 15’ from shore.

The Wife uses a Zebco 33… Continue

Added by James and Kathy Acerra on August 13, 2010 at 4:54am — No Comments

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