"Nice Jim.Seems crappie have filled in the void of decent size sunfish these past couple seasons.I have no clue where the bluegills have gone even the little guys are much fewer in numbers.Stocked trout season in these parts but i have yet to catch…"
"Nice,i love my gills but crappies when the water cools are just a blast.Missed my yearly So IL crappie trip this past spring.Some days we have caught them by the 100s over the years.They have taken over a once fantastic bluegill lake."
"YEP.I fell thru a beaver hut a couple years ago.Foolishly decide to stand on it to fish.One leg went all the way in.Was not easy getting out.Years ago at Reelfoot Lake wr fished duck blinds.It was early March and we did quite well inspite of a…"
The thought that made me think of starting this interactive group was losing fish and why it happens . Many reasons I suppose but sometimes the gear itself doesn''t match up to the task and blaming yourself isn't always fair . Also lengthy casts are great to cover water but perhaps harder to get a good hookset with that much line out to the fish ,especially with stretch in mono which I use . So figuring a max distance for casting that still is a safe distance from spooking fish but a better…See More
"Great mess there Jeffrey.A lakein S IL is the only place i ever catch crappies in any quantity.I missed my trip this spring ending up in the hospital.Some past trips were 100 fish days between 2 of us.I rarely keep a fish by home as they are so…"
"That is one of only 2 ways i fish for bass John.The wacky Senko and top water bass bugs.I caught 5 bass on 6 casts a week ago on the Senko.It seems such a goofy way to fish but it works and has accounted for a lot of bass for me the last few…"
Welcome aboard Jim. I have semi modern electronics and I was stunned when I could see all the finder would do I just didn't know about. Hoping we can learn our machines find out exactly what they can do get out on the water and use all the function we have to there fullest potential.