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At 8:50pm on June 24, 2017, Rick Fuhrmann said…

awesome pics john ! how do you get such great colors , do you use a diffuser ?

At 5:52am on April 21, 2014, David, aka, "McScruff" said…
John are you still out there?
At 5:23pm on July 6, 2011, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

John you're obviously a great fisherman but your photography is the best on this site. Awesome. It inspires me to take a professional photographer along with me!

At 7:22am on May 6, 2011, DON PATTON said…

John,

 My 3 wt. fly rod is a Cabela's (3 forks ?). It continues to do a great job for all kinds of fishing. I bought (2) reels for it. One I have sinking line, for drifting the shoreline of lake Erie and the other I have on Floating line for traditional fly fishing. (Panfish)

   Depending on where I go, I just change reels and go. Pretty convenient. The fly rod...by far is more fun than any of my spin cast outfits...

Good luck on the water !

Don Patton

At 2:43am on May 5, 2011, DON PATTON said…

John,

 We catch some pretty good size smallmouth bass out of lake Erie. We drift the shoreline with our fly rods using flys or tube jigs...

 A lot of fun on a 3 wt. fly rod..

 

Don

At 4:10am on May 1, 2011, DON PATTON said…

John,

 Thanks for the kind words. Its been cold and rainy, for the most part, this Spring here in N.E. Ohio. I did manage to get out on lake Erie Saturday April 30th. We caught one Smallmouth. Large Female 5.1 lbs. 21"

 No panfish yet. Hope to get into some big Gills soon...with my fly rod.

Don

At 6:43am on April 22, 2011, DON PATTON said…

John,

 I know the feeling! ...I live in N.E.Ohio and it has been cold as well. I have gotten out once, but the bluegill and crappie were not active...soon I hope!

At 5:06pm on July 25, 2010, daeton said…
I love all over your pictures. They are all so beautiful :)
At 6:56pm on June 18, 2010, Matthew J. Breuer said…
John, yes, I remember now that you mention "Johnny Redhorse". Always have loved your pics. I don't go there often anymore either, just pop up the occassional report to keep my guide service in the back of people's minds... We'll have to get together sometime!
At 2:46pm on June 9, 2010, Bruce Condello said…
Your home page is amazing!
At 4:04pm on June 2, 2010, JWinpisinger said…
Wow, It sure seems like you have special equipment, a whole bunch of talent, or have just been lucky with the way your pics turn out. I really appreciate all of the pictures that you are posting.
Thanks.
JW
At 9:28am on May 31, 2010, JWinpisinger said…
Hi John,
I have to agree with the rest of these good people, these are GREAT pictures. Any chance that you would let us know what setup you are using to take your pictures?
At 1:59pm on May 23, 2010, Patrick "Bullworm" Olson said…
Hello John!!! I have been waiting for your spring shots all winter!!! Good stuff as usual!! I see you are off to a great start this spring! The fly bug has bite me hard this year. The casting is coming around slow, but surely. The float tube is all pumped up and ready if you want to go out again sometime. Let me know! Have fun fishin!
At 7:11pm on March 1, 2010, Sarah Thomasson said…
Hey John,
my brother (Zack t.) and i want to take much better pictures of our catches come spring. Whats a good way to make sure you have a decent picture every time?
At 8:34am on November 15, 2009, Sarah T. said…
i love your photographs. they have definitely inspired me to take more precise pictures if my fish! Thanks for being so amazing!
At 6:34pm on October 30, 2009, Tim Overbaugh said…
Hands down, in my opinion the best bluegill photography in the world! I don't care how it was done I want to see more! Anyone who criticizes this guys work has got issues!
At 8:49pm on July 22, 2009, Bill "Musky" Modica said…
Nice page work John,....lovin' the pads, and all the pics!

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