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August 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Where are the MONSTERS?

Has there been any 4 pounders reported lately?

Added by Shannon H. Dye on August 18, 2015 at 10:00pm — 28 Comments

Grandson's first fish

Took my two grandsons fishing the other day.  Second time for the six year old, Jacob and the first time for the nearly 4 year old, Alexander.  It was their first time to catch anything. Alexander caught a small soft shell turtle and one bluegill and Jacob caught two bluegills.  They were very happy little boys.  We spent about two hours at a small city pond here in Austin, best of times.…

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Added by John C Watson on August 18, 2015 at 12:33pm — 2 Comments

Canyon Lake Az. Slow Bluegill bite

The bite was really slow this morning at Canyon lake. I hit a few known spots, but the fish were really finicky. I had to size down to a 7x tippet which educated on knot types. I lost two big gills (not even sure they were gills!) when my knots slipped using a Davy knot on that 7x Rio powerflex. Ive used it on thicker line and it's always held???

  (Even when a 3lb carp picked up my 'Magic bluegill bug'. The knot held, but my 5x tippet was a different story)

I did…

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Added by Jose Angel Guzman on August 15, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Small Pond

I bought an inflatable boat the other day to try to get out after some of the bigger fish that I'm guessing are away from the shoreline here in August. (really shallow pond, maybe 4 acres, a couple of 7 foot holes, but mostly about 3-5 feet. Been catching a TON of tiny 'gills, redear and yellow perch on the shoreline).

I spent a whole day out on the pond in my little boat. Fished downed limbs, submerged points, and the deepest holes I could find with ice jigs tipped with worm and…

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Added by sean kerley on August 9, 2015 at 6:33pm — 3 Comments

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