03 Dec December 03, 2016

Tilapia Mania

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What a week for tilapia fishing here in Tennessee! 101 tilapia on Monday. 84 tilapia on Tuesday. 60 on Wednesday, (friend had to go to work and didn’t want to clean any more). 64 tilapia on Thursday ( I had to take every fish off the hook and rebait their hook). 168 tilapia on Friday, […]

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02 Dec December 02, 2016

Tilapia in Old Hickory?

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ABSOLUTELY! We have been hammering nice sized tilapia on Old Hickory this week! We caught 101 on Monday, 84 on Tuesday,60 on Wednesday, 64 on Thursday. Quit at 162 today and they were still biting. My friend, Loc Nyugen, had to go to work this evening so we quit early to let him get some […]

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Some days are slow and you don’t catch a bunch….but what you catch may be the catch of your life! Such was the case for Deb Smith and Mason Pitt, both recipients of a charity trip on a Sunday when I had no clients so I put it out on social media that I was […]

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Been so busy, I forget to post some fishing reports so folks will know whats going on out at the lake (J Percy Priest). It’s been a really hot summer and that slows the fishing down considerably.   The hybrid bite has been tough as of late, as has been the stripers.   I haven’t […]

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07 Apr April 07, 2016

The Beck clan

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Fished with three generations of Becks today, Patriarch Dale, Dad Phillip, and sons Jacob (oldest) and Sam the youngest. And it was quite the trip! We couldn’t fish where we wanted because of 25-30 MPH winds and serious swells and whitecaps so we had to find sheltering bluffs and hills so we could at least […]

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07 Apr April 07, 2016

Frank and Linda

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Now these two folks are some SERIOUS fisher(persons)men! They went at it hard, casting continuously, never slowing down, except to warm their hands for a moment. It was chilly when we launched, 37 degrees. And, as the background shows, bluebird skies, cold front kinda day. Worst fishing conditions you could ask for, but they wanted […]

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29 Mar March 29, 2016

Tough day!

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I thought today was going to be a great hybrid/striper trip after yesterday. WRONG! Set out lines this morning right after daylight, had a hit right away but the fish got off after a few seconds. Minutes later, young Jake caught a fat 5.5 lb hybrid. This is going right along with my expectations for […]

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Fished by myself this morning, keeping an eye on the movements of the stripers and hybrids this spring. My first stop proved to be the winning stop. Set out four lines   (with live bait)

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27 Mar March 27, 2016

Happy Camper Deb Smith

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Fished with Debbie Smith today, got into some chunky hybrids. We only caught five but it was fun while it lasted. We had a very late start, think earlier would have been better but she was a happy camper. Here are the four best, weighing a total of 28 lbs 9 1/2 oz. Comments Write […]

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17 Mar March 17, 2016

OK day crappie fishing

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6 hrs · Fished with Daniel and Paul Dufour today, looking for some crappies. And we found them. But half were shorts! 32 keepers and 28 shorties. A lot of 9 1/2 inch fish. And I forgot to take pictures!

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