Originally Posted by kingkiller
Graham Patrick Hoard (Aug 17, 1984 - Jan 12, 2013)
A man could not possible pick a finer son....... Graham was a fisherman. I don't mean someone who liked to fish,I mean a true "Student of the Game"! He studied fishing,dreamnt about fishing and lived it in every way...... Kayaking was a relatively new interest for Graham,but he sure seemed to have taken to it . In August his mother and I
Originally Posted by mrpossumtail
Recent weather has blown out about 99.9% of the area trout streams but lucked out at a small tailwater flow. No sooner than I arrived rain started falling briskly. Thankfully I was dressed warm enough to endure the cold temps being soaked. I only fish this stretch in flood situations due to the lack of access and remote nature. There was about 25 cfs of discharge but noticed a significant spike in volume as a
Originally Posted by finstalker
This is a week late, work and a stomach bug have kept me sidelined. Went out on the 6th for a couple of hours. Bypassed my favorite holes and headed downstream to a spot I had luck at last January. Pool had silted in by 40%. Managed 3 small ones. Worked upstream about 200 yds to some fast water. Cast to the tail of the fast chute and the bite was on! Caught over a dozen from the one spot, including a 13"-14"
Originally Posted by bstark
A buddy and I fished Fontana yesterday with some luck and a mixed bag. Put in at Lemmons Branch and ran up the Tuck. Started checking some familiar main lake points and found a few here and there. Almost any point at a creek mouth held some fish, while the bigger schools we located were on the edge of or over the main lake channel. Fish were scattered (or at least what we were able to find), and would show up,
Originally Posted by Pond Hopper
After the fishing expo we had about two hours of daylight left, so we decided to hit the neighborhood pond. It was a good decision. My son landed a solid 9 to 9.5 pound bass and five minutes later I was lucky enough to get an 8 pounder for myself. It was one of those trips the two of us will remember for the rest of our lives.