Originally Posted by BugSlinger
Fished for about 4 hours Saturday afternoon, had one on early that felt like a catfish (shook hook and I lost him) and then had a pull-down that I missed a couple hours later. Sonar showed massive-sized schools of what must have been crappies or white perch on the bottom in numerous areas. Finally found a small school of stripers late in the afternoon and boated three before I had to leave to get home. One at 23.5",
Originally Posted by Neilslure
I fished Kerr today from 8:30 to 4:30. I put in at Hibernia and hit a few nearby places and missed one on a crankbait. In this same area I saw a herd of deer bedded down in the brush. I was hoping I would be able to run up the lake some but there was an abrupt change in water color just past Henderson Point... (NC/VA
Originally Posted by wvlheel
My 16 year old daughter actually agreed to come fishing with me today. This never happens. She is a 16 year old girl, so of course the trip could not start before a decent hour. That was perfectly fine with me- been a long time since we fished together.
We got on the water at 11. She caught the first fish, a 15 inch rock. She also lost a much larger fish shortly after. I caught
Originally Posted by whitey
I love fishing the river, but when the ICW creeks start popping off, I won't be found anywhere else. Nothing fries up like a 2-4 pound speck from the crystal clear waters of the salt marsh. "Beach fish" (per joe the plumber) can be a bit finicky and very tide-oriented, but this is where I first learned how to trout fish. One thing to keep in mind, any coastal creek loaded with bait in January
Originally Posted by Curtis Pelt
Windy on the lower roanoke today but john and i toughed it out and caught 17 nice rock fish before it started white capping . All fish today were over 18 inches !!!