April 2009 Fishing Blog Posts (70)

bass on lake champlain

Had some good luck the past two days on lake champlain some nice bass. suprized to find them in such shallow water. I caught 11 large mouth and one smallmouth Biggest 4.4 pounds ( largemouth). Mostly on crankbaits caught one on wacky worm, Still early it's only gonna get better..
Good luck to all out their!

Added by Sean Gallagher on April 30, 2009 at 6:36pm — No Comments

College Bass Fishing Tour

Hey everybody, spring is in full bloom and the bass are spawning! Early to Mid April fishing was fantastic for me down here in Southern Illinois. We stuck many big fish during the pre-spawn which offered lots of excitement and good times before the big momma's went to their bedding areas. Spinnerbaits showed strong during the pre-spawn with most of our fish coming off double willow 3/8 oz. spinners with golden shad skirts and trailers. This past week I got out to the farm pond we have been… Continue

Added by BGass1919 on April 29, 2009 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Rich Thiel's Guiding Service Blog

Hi All

Been Guiding on the California Delta a little over 30 yrs for Largemouth bass. I teach from beginner to Pro's in how to fish the 1000 mile of waterway that the Delta has. Specialize in the use of Jigs, finese technic's such as Drop-shott'in to catch'in DD's on Swimbaits

Im sponsored by Powell Rods, Blackdog Baits, Roboworms, Bobby D's Jigs, Rodstrainer, Russo's Marina and Hook Line and Sinker Pro Shop.

Need advice, just leave a message, and I'll answer it… Continue

Added by Richard Thiel on April 29, 2009 at 9:43pm — 2 Comments

Where the F*^$% can I find Skirted bullet weights???

-help guys!!-

I've been looking all over the place for these things. Iv'e checked bass pro, dicks, sports authority, smaller bait shops, wal-mart, kmart, and even online. I'm not talking about skirted jigs but just the bullet weight with a knob at the end of it so you can put any skirt of your choice on it to match whatever your bait is. I'm trying it with a 1/16th oz bullet weight a beed in the middle with a black skirt then a 4/O hook and a berkly bait. It looks tantalizing but the… Continue

Added by Ryan Salas on April 29, 2009 at 12:09am — 2 Comments

Spring fishing

Went out today, on Lake Champlain, (east creek,Buoy 39 Marina.) Did OK for 43 deg water and stained. 2 3lb+ large mouth 1, 2+ small mouth, no Pike if the water would warm up a little that would help.

Added by Steve Tanner on April 28, 2009 at 4:56pm — 1 Comment

good weekend

My buddy and I hamered the smallies this past weekend. Didn't expect it but we nailed over 30 with at least 15 going over 3lbs.

Added by scott martz on April 27, 2009 at 10:37pm — 3 Comments

A Story As Cold as Dick Cheney's Black Heart

A Story As Cold as Dick Cheney's Black Heart

It was May in the year of our lord nineteen hundred and eighty eight and I was in the last frontier, the land of the midnight sun. Alaska.

I found myself with some time off from my duties defending the northwest from those Commie Russian savages across the bearing straits. Along with a few friends I decided to take a little fishing trip on the Chena River. The Chena runs near Fairbanks, Alaska and, like all rivers in the area,… Continue

Added by Bryan D. West on April 26, 2009 at 8:46pm — 2 Comments

Get your kids away from the tv and take them fishing!

When was the last time you took your family fishing? We went last weekend and caught 8 Bass over 1.5 pounds each. The kids had a blast and we were only out for about 3 hours. The key to having a great experience with the family while fishing is to make it a short outing so the young children do not get bored. Bring things for them to do if the fish are not biting such as a game to play like checkers ( watch the wind though). Bring water and a snack to satisfy their needs and you will have a fun… Continue

Added by John Best on April 26, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Check out the Wounded Warrior Tournement on the events Page!

Lets support the Wounded Warriors on September 20 2009 Anna Point Marina, Lake Anna, VA for more info go to www.k2guideservice.com

The next event is going to be at Anna Point Marina on Lake Anna. Sept 20 is the Projected Date. If you are interested in being a boater let me know. Their is no entry fee.

Fishers of Men (Steve Camp) has agreed to do the weigh-in for us.

Get out and support our vets.

If you have a business… Continue

Added by Ken Kirk K2 Guide Service on April 25, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments


At a Senior Citizen's luncheon, an elderly

gentleman and an elderly lady

struck up a conversation and discovered that

they both loved to fish.

Since both of them were widowed,

they decided to go fishing together the next day.

The gentleman picked the lady up, and they

headed to the river to his fishing boat and

started out on their adventure.

They were riding down the river when there was a

fork in the river, and the gentleman… Continue

Added by Richard on April 25, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Canada lost one of its greatest anglers and conservationists

With sadness I report today the passing of Frank (Len) Rich, one of Canada’s most active outdoor enthusiasts and conservationist. Unfortunately, I was not able to get to know Len all that well before he passed away. Just before I joined the Outdoor Writers of Canada (OWC) we exchanged a few emails and a couple of phone calls and it had been his enthusiasm about everything to do with fishing, the outdoors and writing, plus his tireless commitment to recruiting new outdoor writers that made me… Continue

Added by Othmar Vohringer on April 24, 2009 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Cant wait...

So here in WNY I am awaiting the arrival of the smally run. I babysit the creeks all day long and cant wait to get a fist jump on them. I prefer fishing them out of 18 mile creek, and also he buffalo river. I have been cating Lrge moth bass already for about a month now. I recently went to the Dunkirk boat harbor, which was beautiful but no luck for me there. I have also been catching some suckers and fishing the carp to stay activly fishing... Godd luck to everyone!!!!

Added by Jessicalynn Kulik on April 24, 2009 at 10:15am — No Comments

The second amendment

Added by Jeanine Broderick on April 23, 2009 at 11:25pm — 2 Comments

Brook trout Upstate ny

went into chalis pond yesterday for a little after work fishing.. Their are some beautiful brookies there eight to fifteen inch, maybe some even bigger? Absolutly amazing can't wait for some nice calm warm days fly rod would be amazing...

Added by Sean Gallagher on April 23, 2009 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

Spring Walleye Tournament

Even with the heavy snowfall in the past few days, the ice conditions are extremely poor and unsafe. Mother Nature decided to dump one last snowstorm (hopefully) on us and we received about 12-16 inches of heavy mushy snow. Luckily for us, this is pretty much the norm around here and we just keep looking forward to May 15 and the spring Walleye Opener. And Saturday, May 16, 2009 starts the annual Lake Gogebic Spring Walleye Tournament sponsored by the area Chamber of Commerce. The entry fee for… Continue

Added by Stephanie Zoller on April 22, 2009 at 7:21pm — No Comments

cave run muskie

Caught 2 muskie at cave run this past weekend 24" and 32" and lost 2 others on small crank and lg bass spinner. Pure sun fri sat and pure rain on sunday....

Added by jason johnson on April 22, 2009 at 12:53pm — No Comments



Added by bretin bradly sanders on April 21, 2009 at 11:48pm — No Comments

lake champlain

Got out on the boat for the first time this year, fished the central part of champlain near the bridge. fish for pike and bass caught one nice smallmouth still kind of early!

Added by Sean Gallagher on April 21, 2009 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Cold Spring

After a cold spring the bass are finally spawning at one of my favorite lakes. I found some nice bass guarding nests a few were really nice. The water is so clear that it made it hard not to spook the fish. I caught a few off the beds, but they weren't all that big. I was fishing a zoom lizard on a shakey head jig. This is a great presentation for bed fishing. I just fan casted the spawning coves hoping to hit a bed. It worked very well. I caught a 4 and a 5 pounder today which made it worth… Continue

Added by Gary Collins on April 21, 2009 at 8:55pm — No Comments

The story of my 1st tournament...

My buddy and I fished a tournament at Bull Shoals in southern MO this weekend 4/18. Never seen the water before, never fished in a tournament, the GPS went out during prefishing so we lost all of our spots and on the way back nearly ran out of gas. The odds were stacked against us and I was not in the greatest frame of mind. The locals in the tourney were catching 4 and 5 lb fish 3 to 4 days before and we had only boated a total of 6 keepers on thurs and fri. We were trying to manage those… Continue

Added by Steve Sizemore on April 21, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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