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  1. One cat in the boat this trip.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Aug 24th. I left home around 07:15; I then stopped to get the creek chubs. Once again, the minnow trap was empty to my disappointment. I was really looking forward to having a load of fresh live bait for this trip. So I was forced to use my mixed bag of back up baits once more. I got gas...
  2. XH duty catfish combos

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    I am selling two different heavy duty combinations for catfish, sturgeon, most anything you will encounter in freshwater or saltwater including the megaladon, mosasaurus or one of the legendary Volkswagen or school bus sized catfish below the dams that your buddies, cousins, sisters, brothers...
  3. 2017 summary

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    This was not a great year for catfishing on the river. This Spring time I had many things going on I really did not get on the river till late June. I tried a number of new spots with not much in the way of hooking fish. My grandson was helping me with boat this year and did better than me when...
  4. 3 trips NOT SKUNKED!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Well I finally caught some catfish last week! I got out in my boat on the 19th., and fished the downtown section of the Ohio River. That was the first time I fished that area all year. I fished from 10:30 till 13:30, fished three different spots. The first two I never even got a tap. There was...
  5. Not a very good year.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    I just finished up a brief overview of this past year's catfishing experiences. Here is a summary of MY 2016 catfishing season. The first time out was May 27th, the last trip was November 18th. I went on 25 combined bank and boat trips. I had a grand total of 14 catfish and my grandson boated...
  6. Wind messed thing up

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Oct.8th my brother and I went catfishing west of Cincinnati. There was a strong wind that had the river churned up with white caps. We had 4 rods out and a mixture of baits to entice the fish. My brother had the only bite which resulted with a very small Blue cat being hooked. We packed it...
  7. NOT skunked this trip

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    I netted 1 small skipjack and 2 small suckers at the ramp this morning. Motor fired up on first try at last. Headed down river at 08:00, bright sunny morning light breeze water around 80 degrees. No bites at first spot, so I tried drift fishing again. First pass no bites, second pass 2 rods...
  8. first BIG blue cat in YEARS!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    September 2nd. I went catfishing from the bank with my brother this morning. We had a total of four rods in the water at 08:00. It was sunny yet cool due to the strong breeze and river was colored. I was watching my rods when one of them got hammered! Thank goodness I had it tied down or...
  9. 2 trips in the boat.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Aug. 22nd. I went in my boat tried to net some shad at 4 different spots as I worked my way down river. I was checking for catfish with my fish finder, when I did spot a group of them I then tried to drift fish. It seemed like I was not moving at all so I started using my trolling for the...
  10. 32lb FLATHEAD! Caught in MAUMEE RIVER

    Northwest Ohio Fishing Reports
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  11. Frustrating catfishing season

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    I am starting to pack up my fishing gear for this year. Right now I am hoping to get my boat in a barn for the winter time. No more trips with it this year. I will be bank fishing with my brother when it is decent weather. This has been my worst year of fishing since I had a boat. I was...
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