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I'm Back

In the not so immortal words of General Douglas MacArthur…”I have Returned”.

It has been over 8 months since I was last on the river, in my boat.  581 more words



Trolling Tactics

When it comes to trolling  for Monster Northern Pike, the following lures are a must have for any fishing enthusiast.

While the Northern Pike can easily be caught from shore, or casting from a boat, there is another tactic most often ignored by the fishing enthusiast. 506 more words

Fishing TIPS

Pike Top Water Lures - How to Use

Many species are a blast to catch using topwater lures, but northern pike frequently charge baits with an unbridled aggression that are fascinating. Willing participants, pike are often eager to take a bait off the water’s surface because the presentation appears to them to be an easy meal. 651 more words

Fishing TIPS

River Urr, Dalbeattie AA 11/05/2015

The rain has continued and managed to put the river in excellent condition to fish yesterday. It was 2′ 6″ but with fairly good clarity. Intermittent showers and a strong wind made fishing a little frustrating, but in 3 hours I still managed to take 9 Brownies & 3 Salmon Parr. 67 more words


Monster Pumpkinseeds!

Since my last post, my focus has remained on targeting black crappie and so far it has been a very successful spring! The water temperatures are steadily rising and as a result, the fish are becoming more and more active in shallow bays and creeks. 740 more words

How to catch fish on bluebird days

If there is one odd habit among fisherman it is the notion that a perfect “bluebird” day will yield horrible results of fishing. The high pressure does turn bass off of this normal aggressive tendencies but don’t let that fool you. 388 more words


On the Water for the First Time in 2015

It is here, well almost here.  What am I talking about?  I am talking only about one of the best times of the year, getting back on to the water and wetting a line.  782 more words