Crappie fishing is still very good if you can bear the heat. Make sure ya’ll are drinking at least 2 bottles of water and putting sunscreen on before you leave the house. Pack up back up water in case of an emergency. The intense heat can ruin your day fast. … Continue reading
Well it was too windy to guide for crappie yesterday. But, I just so happened to have a Broken Bow trip (Lower Mt. Fork River) booked. The Lower Mt Fork River gets stocked with fat rainbow and brown trout every other Thursday all year long. I have been a fishing … Continue reading
Lake Lavon has been pumping out some great big slab Crappie this year. You can expect to land at least 5-10 fish at 14-15 inches on an outing! Limits are being yanked out everyday by a lot of people. The fish are very predictable right now. If I had to give … Continue reading
Lake Lavon is super hot right now fishing wise. Sand Bass and Crappie are doing very good right now. Limits of both on a guided trip are not uncommon. Only factor is the wind. 10 mph and lower will bring the fish into the boat. Any windier, and you will … Continue reading
One day at Lake Lavon, I was crappie fishing and having a great afternoon. Not another boat around and the weather was perfect with a 2 mph wind. I was fishing a brush pile near the dam and catching a fish every minute or two. Then, the bite stopped dead. … Continue reading
A very expensive catch. Couple days ago, I started a morning trip off bad and it got worse, then a bit better. We arrived at the spot and anchored up. I reached for something near the engine and watched my Movado watch fly right off my wrist into the drink, … Continue reading
I have a lot of hours on the Lower Mt Fork River over the years. If you didn’t know, The Lower Mt Fork River is in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. It’s about 1 hour North of Paris, Texas. This river is almost a Mini Montana with rolling mountains and hills full … Continue reading
Ever catch a crappie with a mohawk or black stripe on hits head? Well you caught a Black Nosed Crappie. Species of Black Crappie.
Catching Blue Gill Sunfish is easy, fun, and cheap to do. Light line 2-4 LB line will work well. No need for braid or heavier line. Find a local pond or creek near you. See where the people feed the ducks and there will be Blue Gills near by. Or … Continue reading
The White Bass Run is another great way to introduce kids to fishing. Soak a minnow on the bottom and the kids will be busy till they drop.