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Summer 2012 Update

Summer 2012 Update Posted on August 19, 2012 Fishing remains a struggle. Seems that they are always biting, it just takes a lot of casts/trial and error to figure out what they want. Yesterday I fished for 4.5 hrs without catching a fish and only muffed one solid pickup. I tried the tried and true lures/spots before going against the…

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April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 Had some great fishing last week. Two customers reported >40 fish days. Several sightings of big fish, none locked on beds. One fish spotted that was “the biggest bass I ever saw”. No small statement from my friend who has landed a 10.75# bass and has been in the boat with a 12.25# bass. I had a…

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4-21-12 Self-guided client caught 44 on Thursday w/ a 4+ lb fish. A full day of guiding two fishermen new to AP yesterday. Figured it would be tuff w/ the cooler weather and wind out of the north, but the two boated 26 bass, lost a 5+ lb that never got stung and broke off 2 other fish we never…

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Fish or Hunt for Sheds?

Fish or Hunt for Sheds? Fishing or shed hunting? That was my dilemma this afternoon. A quick inspection of the temp revealed 50 degrees w/ 5-10 mph winds, weather much more suited to a walk in the woods. Shelley had just been to town and noted that the cows were all laying down. In this household that’s a sure sign…

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Winter Fishing

Winter Fishing Got to go fishing for 3 hrs Wed. afternoon, 2/22. Wind had turned to the north, but it was still sunny and warm (60’s). Fish did not seem to mind the north wind. I caught 6 bass in 2.5 hrs, just no biguns. I caught 9 keeper crappie in the other 30 minutes of fishing. Water temp was…

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