Category: bank fishing

I really do enjoy the time of year where I can…

I really do enjoy the time of year where I can target crappie with these tiny soft plastic lures

It took me a while today, but I finally manage…

It took me a while today, but I finally managed to hook into a White Crappie

I’m not sure what happened today, for the last…

I’m not sure what happened today, for the last week I’ve been consistently catching decent crappie from this lake but today I wasn’t able to catch anything bigger than these little guys

This is about as big as the Bluegill get in th…

This is about as big as the Bluegill get in this lake

I caught my first Black Crappie from this lake…

I caught my first Black Crappie from this lake early in the week and I was trying to find another one. All of the juveniles I’ve caught so far are White Crappies, so I’m not sure if their is a big enough population of Black Crappie in this lake to reproduce. The only way to find out for sure is to fish this lake more!

I was curious if changing color jigs would cha…

I was curious if changing color jigs would change the size fish I was catching. So I changed from a white jig to a green jig and it had the opposite effect I was going for. The fish were consistently smaller on this color, and then when I switched back to white I started catching larger fish again.

The crappie are back in the shallows, which me…

The crappie are back in the shallows, which means I could break out the finesse jigs again. This is always my favorite time of the year!

This little cove was full of these little panf…

This little cove was full of these little panfish, it was a great day to be out fly fishing

There were only Bluegill in this stretch of th…

There were only Bluegill in this stretch of the creek today, I guess all of the other fish moved to some of the deeper sections

I can’t wait to see this guy again when he is …

I can’t wait to see this guy again when he is in full spawning colors