Fishing has really been slow here on Lake Greenwood this week. I got skunked yesterday and this 9 incher was the best of two today. Hoping tomorrow's rain will get things stirred up. He was pretty lively so back in the water for him.
"Sorry John I didnt weigh it, and I cant fib about this one. It actually hit a silver&black rattle trap. Hit it like a bass!! I think it was late spring, early summer. caught in that spot 2 lake i posted pics of. Wish it would have hit a…"
"I feel your pain on the rod guides, John. I finally just purchased another, less expensive rod with bigger guides to dedicate for winter fishing.
Those micro guides have no place on a cold water rod."
"Thanks Dick !Only an average 10" or so. Loving these fish more and more because of their willingness to bite .I want to try them through the ice and get them in the 12" and over range this year at two bigger lakes I have in mind."
"As I recall my 16" was a spring fish and weighed 2lbs.and the 16.5 was an October fish caught on a shiner and weighed 2,1/2 lbs. Do you recall what your 17' weighed and what season it was caught in and what it hit? Always like to know…"
"Nice work Nolan! Yup gotta do the float trick in cold water like that .I got 6 perch in a small area by a dam yesterday ,on a plain white Bucktail Jig with a red thread collar.When they didn't bite I popped the float like I was a little mad and…"
"Me too Andy ! My best from my local lake is 14 " and I've caught a few 13" and 13".5 at another nearby lake .In the 80's I caught a 16" and a 16.5 but haven't seen them that big since. I love getting into them in…"
"You will sometimes read of Hybrid Crappie......many times these are a cross between a male Black Crappie, and a female White Crappie. And on occasion, they will use a blacknose male in the cross. The resulting offspring are claimed to be less…"
"Love the evening Crappie bite just before and at dark .The Gills, and Yellow Perch are the most prolific catches I get 'round here!.Be safe and enjoy Andy ! What species are you most interested in ? Me ,I like them all through the ice but a…"