Originally Posted by hookedontrout
The Good - I took the day off from work to fish with my 15 year old son. We headed for a new blueline in the Wilson area.
The Bad - Fishing was tough. As per our usual on a stream, it was looking like a skunk day. Lots and lots of chubs, but no trout.
The Awesome - After about 2 hours of nothing but warpaint shiners, my son got a nice 9 inch rainbow
Originally Posted by wtjordan84
Haven't posted on here in quite some time, so figured I would make a quick report from my last few trips. Fishing has been pretty dang good for me on the upper end of the lake, despite the coal ash spill
My g/f Brett caught her new PB, a 40 lb flatty a few weeks ago. I also boated a 58 pound blue a couple of weeks ago....my second biggest out of Kerr so far. I'm guessing the fishing will start slowing
(I know this fish doesn't look particulary big in the photo because of the bad pose, but for comparision I confirmed the weight of the fish in the pics below so you can see the size difference)
Originally Posted by Bleedingblue
My Saturday afternoon trip had all the ingredients for a disaster. Late to the water (not on till 1:30), unpleasant weather (85 degrees and little wind or clouds), and a slow start (no bites for first 1:45). Well,
Originally Posted by wademaster
I can't imagine a better day. Beautiful weather, lots of fish and top notch scenery always gives me that warm fuzzy feeling inside.
Castman7 and myself loaded the yaks at daybreak and was in the water at around 6:45 am. Like a professional, I slipped up and was floating on my back down a rapid by about 7. This is a serious wake up call when it's cold river water and it's that early! My brother had a nice laugh to which
Originally Posted by Mack in N.C.
ND and myself made a trip to one of my favorite rivers on Friday the 13TH!!!. First we had to stop and buy goldfish at 2.75 a pop but these were Jumbos. We made it to the spot and the river was a little higher than normal. After a little thought I went back to the car and got my life vest. ND already had his. We had to pretty much swim a channel with a backpack on, rods and bait buckets. Then wade though waist