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  1. Only small fish!

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    Sept 1st I headed to the lake around 13:15. I did stop at my local mom & pop bait shop for a dozen night crawlers. Lines in the water around 13:45 at the deeper part of the lake, I had 2 rods, one for bluegill and one for catfish. I tried 3 different spots at that part of the lake. 14:40 No...
  2. A nice daay of fishing.

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    May 4th I picked up my grandson around 09:30. He had 2 containers of red worms for this trip. We headed off to my friends farm pond. We got to the pond around 10:30 after a bout a .5 mile walk thru the pasture. The pond was clear, but the moss has grown thicker than the last time we fished...
  3. A fun trip!

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    April 18th. I picked up my grandson around 09:30. We headed off to my friend’s farm. He has 2 different ponds and one lake that have bluegills and bass. We decided to go to the larger pond since the ground was so wet. He has cattle in that part of his land. that made big hole in the mud ...
  4. Some action at last!

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    4-6 11:00 my grandson & I headed to a different lake for some bluegill fishing action. 11:35 I baited my catfishing rod with 2 fat night crawlers then got my bluegill rod setup to fish. 12:00 I caught my 1st bluegill of the day. I reeled in my catfish rod and used the bluegill for fresh...
  5. Tried for bluegills in NKY

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    3-26th Went fishing with a friend to a farm pond that he had access too. He picked me up around 12:50 and head to the spot. He said he had not been to the pond for a couple of years. The last time there he caught lots of slab size bluegills. 13:20 We arrived at the pond, and he was...
  6. Labor Day bluegill trip

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    Labor Day morning we decided to do some bluegill fishing. Left home around 10:10, stopped at Wal-Mart for bait. The store only had baby night crawlers, no wax worms as I had hoped. We checked out one lake, but it was already filled up with people. We then went to the second lake and were...
  7. Tried for catfish but no luck.

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    August 25th. It was such a perfect day to be outdoors, my wife and I decided to go fishing. We got our lines in the water at the lake at 13:55. My wife caught a small bluegill on her first cast of the day at 14:00. It looked like it was going to be a great day of catching fish. I got my...
  8. No catfish but some action.

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    July 24th. I picked up my grandson at 09:45 go fishing. We stopped at our mom & pop bait store for some red worms. My grandson had his line in the water around 11:00. I was busy checking out the lake with my portable depth finder. I was surprised that it showed only 14 ft deep at the...
  9. Farm pond was fun

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    June 11th. I picked up my grandson at 09:00 for a bluegill fishing trip to a farm pond. We got ready to fish around 10:30, my grandson caught 2 bluegills even before I was able to get my lines in the water. He was using red worms I decided to use the wax worms I had from the other day. He...
  10. 2 trips to 2 lakes

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    May 11th.Trip: I picked up my grandson around 09:00, then we headed to get his minnow trap. It was loaded with large creek chubs that we used for bait. We had our lines in the water around 10:30 at the lake. My grandson missed 2 small L.M.Bass in the thick moss! Then he landed his big L.M...
  11. Tried small local lake in NKY.

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    September 15th I got access to one of our cars so decided to go fishing a small local lake. It was sunny and warm with a slight breeze when I first got to the lake. 13:30 I got my lines in the water. I had a bobber rig for catfish and a small rod for bluegills. I was casting the bobber rig...
  12. NKY. county lake action

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    August 3rd. I picked up my grandson at 09:20 and headed to a local lake. We got to the lake around 10:10, and my grandson caught a bluegill by 10:15. There was a nice cool breeze blowing on and off which helped beat the heat. 11:20 my grandson caught a small L.M.Bass. Then at 11:45 he...
  13. NKY lake trip

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    May 12th. I picked up my grandson for some fishing. We got 2 tubs of red worms at our local bait shop on our way to the lake. When we arrived at 11:45 there was a shady spot for us to put out our lines. The strong breeze kept the temperature down to a pleasant level, but made watching our...
  14. NKY tried for some catfish

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    Well it was a warm day so I finally went out to a local county lake to check it out. I got my first line in the water at 11:25. I then put my wireless depth finder on the light rod, found the area I was casting too was not as deep as I had expected. The area was only 9-10 feet deep so at least I...
  15. 1st trip of 2018

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    Feb 27th. Joe took me to a private pond that he has access to fish. He got his line in the water at 1:15 p.m., I was trying out my wireless depth finder. For neither one of us had any idea of how deep or what structure of this pond. The water was muddy and a steady breeze was blowing all the...
  16. 3 trips still skunked.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Three fishing trips in 3 days wore me out. October 10th. I met my friend to fish at a private lake he has access for fishing. It was very foggy when we got our lines in the water at 08:50; we had a hard time seeing our bobbers. We started with night crawlers for bait then switched to...
  17. Bluegill trip Aug. 10th.

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    August 10th. I picked up my grandson for some bluegill and bass fishing at 12:20. We got bait and lunch on the way to the lake. My grandson had caught a number of decent LM bass the Sunday before fishing with his dad. He was very eager to catch more of them. When we first got there at 12:45 the...
  18. OHIO RIVER muddy so bluegill fishing

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    August 1st. Since the Ohio River was high and muddy I picked up my grandson for some bluegill fishing. Stopped for some lunch then got our bait at the mom & pop bait shop. We got to the lake at around 12:45; my grandson had 5 bluegills before I even got my line in the water. The fish were in...
  19. No catfish but some action.

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    This past Sunday my son and grandson invited me to go bluegill fish at a small lake they had fished in the past. My grandson had hooked a big carp that broke his line and wanted to try to catch it again. It was a warm but windy afternoon that made watching a small bobber harder than usual...
  20. Fun at a small lake.

    Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports
    My grandson and I got to the lake at 10:00 yesterday morning. The bait for this trip was 2 containers of red worms. On his first cast of the day he hooked into an 18 inch channel cat! The second cast he landed a 7 inch L.M. Bass. Even before I got my line in the water head already caught 7 fish...
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