Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Early morning fishing

I woke up early this morning and went to a lake at a local public park to kill some time before taking the boy to school. I was using a 7wt. TFO rod and a little black popper. The crappie is 6"-8" long, I'm not big on crappie fishing, and the bass is about a foot or so long. Not to bad for 45 min. of playing around.

Thursday, September 9, 2010


It's been awhile, 5 months since my last blog (this almost sounds like confession), back in June the wife, the boy, and I went to Dollywood/Pigon Forge and the national park up there for vacation. The only fish that we caught were ugly little things that the locals called Knotheads.
The summer has been so hot that all the Bass and Brim (Bream) are deep and hard to catch. The temps are only now starting to come down some so I think it is time to do some early morning/late evening golf course and farm pond fishing. My son is playing football for his school (7th grade) and the city rec. team league so time has become a premium.

Friday, April 2, 2010

2010 season starts

My sons spring break was a couple of weeks ago, so we went up/over to Murphreeburo Tn. and fished the Duck river near the dam for Rainbow Trout. The boy caught a few while I got skunked but I did learn some lessons, white streamers are the way to go.
Two days ago we started the warm water 2010 season and had a blast with #12 black poppers on ultralite rods at a local lake. The Bream were literally jumping out of the water for the flies/poppers. We got there just as the sun was setting and other people were leaving. Sadly I have no pics.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Its been awhile

It has been a long cold and snowy winter, but I can feel spring in the air. There are some ponds I am ready to fish just as soon as the water temps come up just a few more degrees. Hopefully we get to go to the White river for spring break, and we plan on going up to Gattlingburg for summer vacation. I am looking forward to smallies and brookies. BTW crappie season should start any time now.