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Best Fish 2018

14 Species:LM Bass,Black Crappie,Yellow Perch,Yellow Bullhead, Hybrid BGxPS,Chain Pickerel, Channel Catfish, White Catfish ,Brown Bullhead,Shad,Striped Bass,Rainbow Trout, Ladyfish, Crevelle Jack.
WATERS FISHED and represented :Cupsaw Lake,Shepherds Lake,Upper Greenwood Lake, Waywayanda Creek,Clove Brook,Town Cove Harbor,Waywayanda Lake,Wanaque River,Gulf of Mexico Englewood Florida. Green Turtle Pond didn't make the cut.

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Comment by John Sheehan on January 1, 2019 at 9:48am

Happy New Year Jeffrey and thanks for the note .I may be open water fishing in a boat in January this year .Almanac did say warmer Winter by a few degrees this year in my neck of the Atlantic Corridor . Sure hoping for ice to fish though !

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on December 31, 2018 at 9:25am

Very nice year John with a variety of species caught on many different baits........good luck in 2019 and thanks for being a year round contributor to the site..........

Comment by John Sheehan on December 31, 2018 at 8:55am

A summary of baits:

Squirrel Tail Jigs: Perch ,Bass , Crappie ,Bluegills, Pickerel
Spoons: Pickerel, Bass, Stripers ,Shad
Spinnerbaits : Bass , Pickerel
Live Shiners: Large Crappie and Pickerel ,Bass, Perch

Trout Magnets/Mealworm : Trout
Rubber Skirted Jigs :Bass
Rapalas ;Bass
Jigs tipped with Salted shiner heads under a Float :Crappie Hot Dog Chunks or Chicken Kidney : Channel Cats ,With Cats , Yellow and Brow Bullheads
Topwater Plugs :Bass
Trolling Crankbaits : Pickerel ,Bass
Small Jig /worm Piece :Trout
Wacky Worm : Bass
Spoons and Mirror Lure : Lady Fish , Crevalle Jack

Comment by John Sheehan on November 3, 2018 at 12:38pm

Thanks Slip!

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 3, 2018 at 12:21pm

...yeah it's time to take inventory for me too... ice and snow in the short term forecast... time to winterize and store the boat ;>(

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 3, 2018 at 12:05pm

...shows a nice year of fishing John!... Congrats

Comment by John Sheehan on November 3, 2018 at 7:10am

Thanks Jeff but the conspicuous lack of Bluegills is a shame! Was happy to add four species never caught before however (Striped Bass ,Shad,Lady fish and Crevelle Jack ,and there is still two months left.

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on November 3, 2018 at 6:34am

Some really nice fish in a wide variety of species.........Nice work John........good year and great fishing with family! Congrats on a great year John and nice snaps!

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Ice spoons that caught Perch, Bass and Pickerel. Tipped with Salted Shiner Heads or Fathead…
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