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  1. No bites just taps

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    August 26th. My grandson and I headed for the Cincinnati Public Landing ramp around 07:30. We stopped off to get gas for the boat motor, then to the ramp. I netted one small shad at the ramp so we did have one fresh bait fish. Our lines were in the river at 08:30 by the Ky. pier of the Central...
  2. Action at small NKY. lake.

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    June 18th. I picked up my grandson at 08:30 then headed to friend Joe’s home. We unloaded our gear into his car and headed to the small lake he has access too. 09:20 we arrived there and my grandson caught 5 bluegills by 09:35. The lake was clear and just a small patch of shade to use since...
  3. Back from Florida

    Fishing Reports - Out of State
    I am back from my Florida fishing trip. The motel we stayed at was a good set up for us. They had a small dock that was off the intercostals water way for us to fish if we wanted. My friend is a pier fishermen fan so we did go to 2 different piers in two days. It is a very different way of...
  4. Skunked but had some action

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    Yesterday my grandson & daughter and I went catfishing in my boat. My granddaughter had the best bite of the day, a small catfish was hanging on to the bait right up to the boat. Just as I was getting the net ready the fish left go of the bait and got away! The rest of the day we had bites and...
  5. 3rd trip finally got some action.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    June 30th. I picked up my grandson at 08:30, then headed to get gas for the boat motor. I drove up to a new ramp to launch the boat. My grandson had been fishing from a dock with friends and had been catching a number of fish. We got our lines in the water by that area at 09:15. The sky was...
  6. Second boat trip was a bummer from the start

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    June 21st. My granddaughter and I left the house at 07:45for a catfishing trip in my boat. I had to stop for some gas for the boat motor to be sure we had enough for cover a lot of the river. I drove to the Schmidt’s field ramp; it was closed for a construction project. So I decided we would...
  7. Hope to wet a line next week.

    Ohio River Fishing Reports
    I checked out the Ohio River by Cincinnati this morning. It is still very muddy with a swift current. Looks like the level will be down to below 28 ft by the 6th. of June. I am intending to get out in my boat for some catfishing hopefully on Tuesday. I have some frozen skipjack and creek...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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