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Shellcracker Fishing and New Lake Record......High Water Levels That Is!

Hi everyone,

Just got back from a one day trip to Lake Barkley in Kentucky (5/10/2011). Despite record high water levels, the fishing was great. Both Kentucky and Barkley lakes are dropping pretty fast, so things should improve even more once levels begin to stabilize. And water clarity in the bays are currently very good, which always helps.

 

My son Tyler and I spent the day with Jim Doom from "Between The Rivers Guide Service". Jim is a very good guide and an…

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Added by Greg Wade on May 11, 2011 at 8:03am — 4 Comments

Spring Break 80 Degree Ice Fishing......well not quite

Hey Everyone!

Just got back from a 2 day trip to Lake of The Ozarks here in Missouri. Took My son Tyler out for a short "Spring Break" fishing trip.

 

Started out yesterday afternoon fishing below the dam using my jig and float technique, in an effort to catch some White Bass, but they have not showed up yet! Only managed one. But TY and I caught a couple nice Bass.

 

Spent the night at the cabin and fished the boat docks for Crappie. Water was pretty…

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Added by Greg Wade on March 22, 2011 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Late Fall - Early Winter Dock fishing

Hi Everyone,
Took the boat out last week to do some fishing. Came across a pattern for catching Crappie several years ago which seems to be reliable, as it occurs every year around this time in midwestern Illinois.


The Crappie start moving shallow once the water temperature starts to drop into the lower 50's to mid 40 degree range. I target the ends of boat docks in the marinas. Many of the docks have two poles at the sides of each boat slip, which the dock…
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Added by Greg Wade on December 1, 2010 at 12:13am — 1 Comment

Hot Crappie! July 16, 2010

Hi Everyone,
Despite the 100 + degree heat index in the St. Louis area, Ty & I went fishing for a few hours this morning & tried out some of the new "Wiggla" jigs I've started making. We were fishing with 20th oz. Yellow Chart. jigs and White plastics.


It didn't take long for us to get into the fish, but we were surprised at the quality and quantity of Crappie caught. If it's this good when it's hot, can't wait to see what fishing will be like in the…
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Added by Greg Wade on July 16, 2010 at 3:07pm — 5 Comments

Stars and Stripes.....Hybrids





Hi everyone,
Just got home from a belated Father's Day trip at Lake of The Ozarks, here in Missouri. Spent the last three days with family and snuck out early (4:30 am.!) each morning to do some fishing. Nothing like motoring to your favorite fishing spot under the cover of darkness and a full moon!


Ty and I fished for Hybrids early in the morning, using 5" swimbaits, in a shad…
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Added by Greg Wade on June 27, 2010 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Seeing RED! - June 7, 2010





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Added by Greg Wade on June 8, 2010 at 7:55am — 2 Comments

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