Originally Posted by Curtis Pelt
me bobby and john hit the roanoke this morning and the rock were in full spawn mode . we caught 50 mostly on plastic jerk baits with several slot fish . water is much lower than last week so if you're goin be very careful of the rocks .
Originally Posted by Island Man
Went offshore last Sunday with Captain Phil. Fished all the way out to the big rock area. Was a beautiful day on the water. About a 2 hour ride out and your in awesome blue water. Wasnt a stellar day (I heard they had on the next day) but a Great time nonetheless. Always enjoy my trips with Dr I mean Captain Phil
Here are some highlights. Not
Originally Posted by steven.brewster
Hit the water for a bit before the storm today. Tried and tried with the topwater for a long long time. Probably longer than I should have... Then I finally switched over to an MR17 808 and picked up a couple really small trout pretty quick and then nothing for a while. Ran around to a few different spots and couldn't manage to locate any fish so I came back to the spot I caught the spikes at and started casting the
Originally Posted by Greenmonster
Been a busy couple of days, but wanted to report back on my first trip to the Roanoke on Saturday. First, a HUGE thanks to Letgoyakin and all of those who sent me PMs to help make the first trip a success. There are a lot of really great folks on this forum, so a big thanks to all of you.
First things first, though - I should mention that my trip actually started on Wednesday
Originally Posted by Whitewater
I've fished the French Broad River twice this week, Tuesday evening and Sunday afternoon. Overall, it's been somewhat a tough bite with the water still stained and running good. (Might be other reasons for tough fishing, spawning? fronts? fishing pressure? river traffic? not sure really...) We have managed to put 6 smallies in the boat and one nice rainbow. On Tuesday the river was almost muddy colored, so i switched