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Stubborn Crappie & Trophy Redears

Doug Wynn

For September 28, 2022

Hey Y’all from the Excel Storm Cat 230. As Uncle Si Robertson would say, “It’s on like Donkey Kong!”. What’s on, you ask? It’s been 42 degrees in the morning, the maple trees in our back yard are red, and all you have to do is drive on many back roads in our area to smell the ageless ... Read More...

Pumpkin Month Should Boost Angler's Attitudes

Steve McCadams

For September 26, 2022

Autumn angling is here in full force. Nothing says more about the transition from summer to fall than the appearance of pumpkins across the countryside in people’s yards. Displays are everywhere welcoming harvest time. Kentucky Lake’s fishing scene already has a different feel to it too ... Read More...

White Bass Elusive When Current Is Non-Existent

Eric Ashley

For August 24, 2022

I have decided to take a few days off to clean the boat and recharge my batteries, so I thought I would take the time and write a report. Generally speaking, the white bass fishing is pretty good from the time the kids go back to school on up into Labor Day. This is how it was last year. What a ... Read More...

Summer Spent Chasing Whites & Yellows

Rich Bay

For August 17, 2022

Well, lately the heat of the day starts about 6 AM and goes up from there! Have rain and a cool front coming thru (at least I hope the weather people are right this time) so that will help the humans. Current pull has been extremely fast one day and nonexistent the next. When TVA pulls water to ... Read More...

Transitioning from Ledge Fishing to Shallow Fishing

Scott McGlinchey

For August 10, 2022

As the summer ledge fishing slows down, the shallow water fall fishing begins. The shallow fall fishing starts about the beginning of August and is triggered by seasonal and evening movements of shad. The evening movements occur mostly out on main lake areas where schools of shad come to the ... Read More...

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