Can I Lose A Bass By Changing the Angle I Am Fighting It?

The fish I lost in the tournament two weeks ago taught me some more lessons about getting fish in the boat. The one bass I hooked in the Oconee tournament hit a Shadrap in a brush pile. When I set the hook it came to the top and I could see the hook was just barely in its mouth. The fish was running to my right, around the front of the boat. Rather then try to turn it, I told Jim I would let it go around the boat and bring it to the other side. I also told him to net it quick or it Read more [...]

Can I Catch Spotted Bass In Kentucky?

Spotted Bass Time in Kentucky Waters from The Fishing Wire This is the third installment of a series of articles titled "Fall Fishing Festival" profiling the productive fishing on Kentucky's lakes, rivers and streams in fall. FRANKFORT, Ky. - They were not even recognized as a distinctive fish species until 1927. People for many years believed these fish only existed in Kentucky. In 1956, the Kentucky legislature designated this species the "Kentucky bass" and made them the official state Read more [...]

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report from Captain Mike Gerry

Lake Guntersville Fishing Report Fishing Report, Lake Guntersville 10/18/14 As the weather goes so goes the fishing this past week, the high pressure days caused long faces and tough times, while the cloudy somewhat sunny days were as good as it gets during the fall. “You should have been here yesterday” cliche never was it as meaningful as the high pressure days were tough and the cloudy partly sunny days were great. This really played havoc as the weather changed from day Read more [...]

Outdoor Equipment and Other Stuff I Use

Please excuse these pages - I am testing out my account and ordering some items to make sure they work. I will post reviews of these items as soon as I get them and try them out. Dog No-Bark Shocking Collar Log Jack - Log Buck I wish I had gotten one of these years ago! I cut wood and heat most of my house with a fireplace insert, and I am by myself when cutting wood. This log jack is amazing, making lifting a log off the ground to cut easy even if alone Read more [...]

Fishing Line I Use and Like

I use the following lines when fishing. Sometimes Bass Pro is cheaper, sometimes Amazon is - check both! Sunline Reaction FC Fluorocarbon Fishing Line - 200 Yards 100% Fluorocarbon developed specifically for reaction lures10% More stretch than FC Sniper Utilizes an FC material formulated for easy handling and reel performanceDouble resin processing for a slicker surface Dyed stealth gray colorHigh specific gravity allows crankbaits to reach max. depthsSunlines Reaction FC Fluorocarbon Read more [...]

What Is Yamaha Marine Doing To Improve?

Yamaha Moving on Many Fronts Jim Shepherd from The Fishing Wire Spending 24 hours with the top officials at Yamaha's Marine Group makes it easier to get enthusiastic about the immediate future of the boating industry. Arguably among the upper echelon of technical innovation, Yamaha continues their pursuit of improvement across virtually every element of their product categories. Your eyes aren't playing tricks on you, that's two boats sporting seven outboard engines. Yamaha's expanded their Read more [...]

Lake Seminole Fishing Report

Fishing Report for Lake Seminole “The Southern Fishing Report” By Ken Sturdivant 106 Hickory Ridge 770 889 2654 Cumming Georgia 30040 October 17, 2014 LAKE SEMINOLE IS DOWN .47 FEET, CLEAR & MID TO MID 70’S Bass fishing is fair. Lake Seminole bass fishing is starting to pick up just a little. There are millions of small shad all over the lake and the bass are feeding on them. There is also an abundant amount of 8 to 10 inch bass all over the lake. You Read more [...]