Category: microfishing

A common catch in Indiana creeks, the ever abu…

A common catch in Indiana creeks, the ever abundant Creek Chub

A little Silver Chub found my bait while I was…

A little Silver Chub found my bait while I was microfishing for small minnows

I couldn’t resist devoting a few minutes to mi…

I couldn’t resist devoting a few minutes to microfishing the Ohio River. I was rewarded with an ever common Emerald Shiner

There are few fish as aggressive as these litt…

There are few fish as aggressive as these little Warmouth

Microfishing this river resulted in some beaut…

Microfishing this river resulted in some beautiful little Warmouth, Green Sunfish and Redspotted Sunfish

I found a previously undiscovered population o…

I found a previously undiscovered population of Blackspotted Topminnows in southern Indiana! Almost all the topminnow populations I’ve found here have been Blackstripe Topminnows (the fish in the second picture)

I’ve never tried micro fishing when the temper…

I’ve never tried micro fishing when the temperature was below freezing, I expected the minnows to have moved downstream to find deeper water. But it turns out they were still in the shallow pools that were only about 2 ft deep

It is so easy to lose count of how many baby C…

It is so easy to lose count of how many baby Channel Catfish you catch in this creek

I would consider this a very successful day mi…

I would consider this a very successful day microfishing! Landed some Spotfin Shiners, Emerald Shiners, Mimic Shiners, Green Sunfish, Orangespotted Sunfish and little Channel Catfish

No matter how bad the conditions are this litt…

No matter how bad the conditions are this little creek always offers a few little fish to be caught