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  1. SWOCC weigh in 7-11

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    July 11th I went to a local catfishing weigh in of two local clubs. They had the best day of decent temperatures for fishing this month. The big complaint was about all the pleasure boat on that part of the river, and dealing with a strong up river wind. I was surprised by the number of fish...
  2. Checked out a weigh in.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    This past Saturday I went to the weigh in of local catfish tournament. It was a very cold and windy day for those folks fishing on the river. There were more boat entered than I had expected to see. They all had catfish to weigh in at the end of the day. I talked and listened in to what they...
  3. 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...
  4. My catfishing plans for 2018

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    My brother and I agreed that we will be fishing at different spot from the bank next season. A lot will depend on how well he can walk. We have scouted out a number of places on the Ohio side of the river. That he might be able to get down to the bank. All of that depends on my brother’s and...
  5. Caught cats at last!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    August 13 th. Since my brother had not caught a fish and his health is a problem, he decided to hire a guide for a trip. We meet the guide at 06:00 in the morning with his and my help my brother was able to get into the boat. The guide provided the bait and my rods. My brother insisted on...
  6. Decent action this time out

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Oct 5th I netted 1 large & 1 small gizzard shad at the ramp before I put the boat in the river. There was very little current and sunny, water temp was 74 degrees. I headed the boat down river at 08:30, slight down river breeze. I had 3 rods in the water at my 1st spot at 08:50. No action o...
  7. Finally boated some catfish!

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    I had a good day at last on the river. Trip started out well with netting 3 small shad and 1 8 inch Skipjack for fresh bait. I had a number of bites which was different from my last 4 trips. I did try drift fishing, but no bites. I finally boated, 2 channel cats, one 3 pounds 3 ounces, the...