Category: catch and release

Southern Indiana is not known for having clear…

Southern Indiana is not known for having clear rivers, much less rivers where you can sight fish. After a lot of searching I’ve finally found one of those rare places

It seemed I would catch one bait stealing sunf…

It seemed I would catch one bait stealing sunfish and then land the Channel Catfish I was after, and then the cycle would repeat

Not a bad start to the day! It absolutely down…

Not a bad start to the day! It absolutely down poured the day before and the lake was very muddy. But the fish were very hungry 

The bite was terribly slow, but my patience pa…

The bite was terribly slow, but my patience paid off in the end

You know spring has arrived when you start fin…

You know spring has arrived when you start finding Warmouth hiding in tree roots again

The usual panfish showed up in the creek!

The usual panfish showed up in the creek!

Even though I think it is silly that they stoc…

Even though I think it is silly that they stock Rainbow Trout this far south, I do enjoy my yearly encounters with these fish. As someone who thoroughly enjoys capturing images fish they have produced a whole new set of challenges and it has been a great learning experience as an angler and photographer

A fun quick session tossing a tiny crayfish ji…

A fun quick session tossing a tiny crayfish jig for some small pond bass

If you have followed this blog for very long y…

If you have followed this blog for very long you know I love seeing the color variations that a fish species can have. All of these Longear Sunfish were caught on the same day from the same stretch of the creek 

The end result of a very quick evening session…

The end result of a very quick evening session at the creek