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  1. 1st. trip of the season

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    This week the weather warmed up so I was able to check out my boat motor. I charged up the batteries one day, then my grandson came down to help fire up the motor. Put the gas tank back in the boat then attached the rabbit ears. The Staybilt did work for after a number of priming the gas the...
  2. My catfishing plan for 2019

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    My 2019 Catfishing Plan I hope to be able to use my boat to go catifishing more in 2019 than I have the past two years. Right now the Ohio River is non fish able again, as it has been too many times in 2018. Should the Ohio repeat the conditions again this season than I will become a lake...
  3. season coming to an end??

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    With the Ohio River back up to 35 ft. I doubt I will be able to get my boat out for anymore trips for this year. I will out of town visiting family from mid November for a week. So by the time I get back the winter weather will showing up. I may still get some bank fishing in if the river...
  4. Tried ONE more time!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Since my brother and I realized it was going to be the last nice day for catfishing this year we decided to give it one more try. I picked him up at 11:00 and headed for the Ohio River. It was cooler than I expected but the river was in good shape for fishing so we expected some action. We...
  5. Putting the boat away for this year.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    The other day I winterize the lower unit of my outboard motor. In the next week I will be removing the gas from the gastank. Over the winter I will be going out to charge the batteries around once a week. I worked just find doing that last winter. So fishing from the boat is over for this...
  6. Lakeside/Marblehead Help

    Lake Erie Fishing Reports
    Hey fellas, heading up to the lake in 2 weeks for a mini vacation, staying inside of Lakeside and this will be the first time visiting the lake fully equipped. Sadly I will be stuck on the bank, but I still want to give it a shot. Would anyone mind sharing some tips? Maybe a spot or two? I'd...
  7. 1st cat of the year!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    July 15th. Update: I picked up my brother at 08:00 and drove to our spot on the river for some catfishing. We got our four lines in water at 08:45, some current and river was slightly muddy. A friend of ours that also fishes there gave us about 18 fresh Gizzard Shad before he left for the day. I...
  8. Still NO luck.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Me and my brother gave it another try at his bank fishing spot. We had our lines in the river at 08:00. River was still a little muddy and some current, it was getting hot when the sun was out. There were four rods out with 4 different types of bait. In two and half hours we got ONLY two taps...