I went fishing out of San Diego with some buddies and Captain Clowers. We were in a wide open yellowfin tuna bite when this 8 foot hammerhead shark shows up! Captain Clowers is always prepared with a shark rod handy. We cut up a chunk of LFT and tossed it right to him, and BAM!! 275lb plus hammerhead hooked up for a hour long battle. Which we successfully landed and successfully released to fight another day. :) to much fun!!!
It was a very blustery day with winds howling up to 30 mph so about the only bait I could throw was a 3/4 oz spinner. We were drifting along on the wind and the waves casting away with not much action when BAM this pig just hammered the bait. It was a heck of a battle under the conditions and I was fortunate enough to land this 21" smallie, snap a few pics, and release it back into the water.
jigging for bass i was high hook for the day every time i cast out 2 or 3 stripers would follow my lure back to the boat like torpedo coming at the boat got 7 stripers that day some people dont get 7 striper in 7 years once again a good day.
Hooked a 50" incher while on the dock by myself, my family and grandparents were up at the house and when I waved to my 5 year old brother to come help, he waved back at me! After about a minute my grandpa saw me with the fish and got the family to come help. The biggest muskie I've ever had!
Went out duck hunting with some friends and not a duck in site. So I decided to toss in my favorite Chicken Boy soft plastic. I throw it near a drain pipe where shrimp were jumping and there she was. <><
ive been at it real hard most of the summer trying to catch another flathead since my last one i caught earlier in the spring then the other night the wind was blowing pretty hard at my normal fishing hole so i went where it was less windy i had three poles out and i was starting to get a pretty good bite on one of my poles then out of the corner of my eye i saw my other pole bending down ward little by little so i sat the pole down i had in my hand and grabbed the other soon as i grabbed it i knew what i had it was a nice fight for about 35 to 40 mins but this little yellow beauty was no match for me and my ugly stik
We fished all day and didn't land any fish. We decided to go down to The Black Hole and try our luck there before it got too dark. well, we were getting ready to pack it up when BAM!!! this beast took me for a ride....30.5" - 25lbs. if you can't tell, this made my whole trip!
I was out on a cloudy day with my spinning rod in hand and a shakey head worm on my line. I drifted around a corner and saw a beautiful log laying in the water from the bank down to about 8 feet of water. I threw my shakey head next to the log, shook it a couple times, and bam! At the time I didn't know it was a Pike the drag was screaming and I couldn't do anything about it. Next thing I knew it threw the hook. I was very bothered because I really wanted to catch a glimpse of this fish. Two weeks later a friend and I went to the lake around 1 in the afternoon and he asks where we were going to start and obviously I already knew. I drove straight to the log but this time with my bait caster and a jig tied on in hopes that the fish was a big bass that no one had found yet. On the second cast to the log, BAM! about ripped the rod out of my hand. Refer to the picture to see the big "Bass" I was hoping for.
On just my third cast of the day I hooked into this 50.25" in monster. It took more than ten minutes to get in the boat and was especially difficult without a net! Good thing I had my friend Scott along to snap a few pictures before putting her back in to fight another day.
When I was babysitting my younger brothers, who are 5 and 6, we decided that we wanted to go trolling. So I set up the gear and we took off. After about an hour, the boys started getting a little antsy so I thought we should head in. On our last pass over a drop off, Carter's rod went nuts! I pulled the rod out of the holder and handed it to Carter, kept the boat in gear so the line wouldn't go slack from him struggling to pull the fish in. Cash, the 5 year-old, jump to the net and was ready for the fish. As he fish got closer, all of us boys could see this was a big fish! Carter pulled the fish within 5 feet of the boat and I grabbed the line and pulled the fish towards Cash for the net job. When the fish was in the net, the boys started screaming! Cash took the photos, and during that another boat came over and congratulated Carter on the great catch! Overall it was an experience that none of us will forget and I'm glad I was there to hold my brothers first muskie for him, a solid 46 incher!
I was fishing with a friend at the Rendezvous Ponds one afternoon this last summer. After walking up and down one side of a pond, we noticed a fish nest. I tried to cast near it, but my line ended up hitting much closer to the bank and got snagged. After reeling it in, I noticed there was something on my lure. After closer inspection, I realized that I had caught the first (and only) catch of the day! It just so happened to be the tiniest fish I'd ever seen. I was thinking it might have been a rainbow trout, but I'm not positive.
Caught a ride out to Block Island with a friend. We worked from shore to deeper water offshore looking for bass. We found them! Used the GoPro on the Mares Viper Pro for the first time using a handlebar mount near the butt of the gun. Didn't affect my aiming, but the camera would get knocked backwards on the recoil of each shot. Grabbed some Black Sea Bass and Banded Rudderfish on a wreck, Tautog in the boulder fields, and Striped Bass in open water. I shot my new personal best Striper on a speargun at 36 pounds. Great day on the water!
Had a 11lb walleye come into the boat on Lake Erie trolling worm harnesses. Trolling 6 rods north of Kelley's island. Had a Lake Erie newbie with us so put him on as many fish as we could. Who would have thought he would catch his personal best 11lb trophy, also awesome is I got the catch on my GoPro! Nice fish Kevin I bet you come along next year too.
My daughter was sorting through my plastics so I decided to teach her how to fish by casting out and letting her reel it in. Instead she wanted to splash the water with the rod tip which was fine. Before I knew what happened her rod was bowed over and I assumed she had reeled down onto a clump of grass and I grabbed the rod and switched it back and forth a couple of times to free it, that's when the bass took off. She wasn't so sure she liked catching fish once one was in the boat. Now whenever she catches a toy fish with her magnetic pole at home she tells me to look at her big bass.
Fishing with my 3 boys 11:30 at night. Day one of vacation with 16 family members staying at long birch lodge. Biggest Wallie ever in our family. 27 1/4 what fun this was as we don't do much night fishing :)
First fish in my yak. What a jumper he was. Working the banks in the summer heat, Slow hopping the bottom from the bank to deeper water, this fella grabbed on and made a run right for the surface. He would jump, then dive deep, then turn and come racing back to the top. He jumped 8 to 10 times before I had him to the boat. Ready for the fall bite to kick in. Slim this yak some more.
I was sitting on the anchor using live squid and I had one fly lined out behind the boat when all of the sudden the cliccker started to scream and I ran to the back of the boat and figured out which of the 8 rods the fosh had hit and looked down as the bare spool showed only a few wraps of 25 pound mono left before the end of the spool. I cranked down the drag and prayed it would hold. After a fifteen minute battle the fish came to gaff!
We were enjoying the day and fishing for pan fish. They had been hitting pretty steady and then a lull. Saw him working under a big willow and on a whim threw my worm towards him. He must have been pretty hungry as he hit it as soon as it hit the water. Fun reeling him in. Best thing beat my boyfriend for the biggest catch of the day.
My Christmas Marlin
Caught over Christmas vacation in Cabo. This picture is two pictures photo shopped together because the marlin was to big to fit in one shot.
Any one who has every dreamed of catching a marlin please go to Cabo it's the striped marlin capital of the world. I would highly recommend Red Rum fishing charters total PRO'S.
Thanks Santa for my Christmas Marlin
caught the 19 1/2 inch Smallmouth on the craw shad rap weight 3.69lb and the largemouth on the yum craw 18 1/2 inches and weight 3.49lb to win a local club tournament with the 2 fish beating out 2 place with 3 fish and 3rd place with 4 fish. the lake has a 2 0ver 15 inches and 2 under 15 inches for the regulations.
Skunked all day, put on the fattest night crawler I could find. Cast up stream into the rapids and let it trickle down. On the real in, I thought I snagged along the shoreline but it was this beauty! 10 pounds 26 inches!
I've only had shoreline experience, so i decided to go to my favorite fishing spot. When i got there i saw what looked like a wall of weeds and knew right away i needed to find a way to drop my lure right along the wall. So being the middle of summer i thought nothing was better than a small jig. I pitched out and decided not to play with the retrieve and just slowly reel and let it pause for 30 seconds. Finely after the first 20 minutes i just felt alot more weight than my jig lol and saw my line move ( the part i love the most) and i had a smile from ear to ear has i set a solid hook and just had the best fight of my life.
We caught this 11.5' long 462 lb blue marlin off the coast of Maui. We were surrounded by a bunch of dolphin - which was really cool - but then we were worried we snagged one when the line tripped. A moment later this beauty jump out of the water. It took an hour and twenty minutes to get him on the boat.
Fishing in a friends pond he couldng believe he had fish this big in the pond caught in shallow water I saw this fish attack and then the fish took off had to fight it all the way back to shore was a blast I was shaking it felt so good
My friend and I weathered a few hours of evening downpour to pull this 26" grand-daddy from a 9' mud flat on our local 162 acre lake. Soaked to the bone with sideways rain I hooked up with this fish while trolling and after a few good hard runs away from the boat we landed him. A quick picture and back into the lake for this dinosaur that has to be the king of walleyes in that small lake.
This 60lb. Hali was the last fish of the trip for me during a trip with my father in-law for his 65th surprise birthday trip. The bi-catches before this Hali including mud sharks, skates and many cod fish until the last jig of the trip!
I caught one 25" and one 29" redfish under the crane lights at the coal port on the ship channel. Both were gorgeous fish. The 29" had three spots on the tail and the 25" had two. I was just pitching my bait to the dock pillars when I hooked into them.
My son and I were fishing on LotW this past May. Having a great time catching walleyes and in our party, my son had picked up a 30" sturgeon and friends had boated a 60" Sturgeon. Was our last day on the water and about mid afternoon. Sunny and a bit cool. We had been catching Walleyes and there were a lot of boats near and far. Most all anchored. When the Sturgeon hit my lure I knew it was big. It rolled once, dove and the battle was on. Took about 20 to 25 minutes before I boated it and my arms were tired. My son leaned over the boat to grab it, when the line broke and my rod came apart! I told him to let it go and the next thing I see he is rolling back into the boat with one big fish. Measured at 48". Made my day and my son's!
I was headed to the sierras for a fishing trip. Stopped in bishop for breakfast realized the sport good stores were not open yet so I decided to go kill some time fishing.... 4 drifts down the creek and wam this one hits my fly... Not a bad way to start a 5 day fishing trip
I was working in Virginia and keep an eye on Fishidy everwhere i go. Always lookin for some bucketmouth. I had recently started messing with the Trickworms from Zoom. I think when fit with an offset hook they resemble a snake which big bucketmouth LOVE. Fished it for about ten minutes when BAM this monster hit. A point of reference...i'm 6'8". That fish was huge.
I was having a little friendly tournament with some hunting buddies in between hunts and was down by several pounds when this bad boy hit that lizard like it was his last meal....still holding as the biggest large mouth I have ever caught!!
Had a quick flurry of action on Oneida lake this winter! Found a nice school of walleyes stacked up in about 30ft of water, dropped the gold cast master down with the head of a minnow and the bite was on!!
My son and I were fishing some docks and he tossed his line at the back end of this dock and went over the dock cable. He popped the lure over as the lure sunk this nice bass grabbed it gave him a good story I tell.
I was sight fishing on my lunchbreak. Saw two big bass sitting in front of a drain pipe eating whatever came through it. I snuck up really close and slid my lure off the top of the pipe right above its head and he went for it!
Me and my girlfriend were fishing off a dock, I was using a muskie lure and she was catching sunfish/bluegill then something bent her rod as she was reeling in and broke the line. She wanted to try for it again so I tied on a steel leader and hooked up a live bluegill and sure enough within 5 minutes she had it on again.. Battled it for about 20 minutes before I could net it for her, and then pulled in the first musky either of us have ever caught.. And a nice one at that!
My dad was an avid fisherman that was blessed to have fished around the world. He taught me how to fly fish at the age 6, although I caught more trees than anything it was he who brought me to the sport. Since we lived in Texas, we fished a lot of Bass at the local lakes and the pond at our house. This was our thing, it was about time together and just seeing what we might get on the line. This is not at story of the "Giant One" we caught, but just a reminder of why we fish. We fish for the sport and for the time spent with friends and family. I lost my dad in 2011, he was 73 and to young to stop fishing. He then instilled this enjoyment to fish to my son Garrisson. Garrisson is now 8yrs old and has started to really like fishing and I think it all started with my dad. He took Garrisson out to a small pond in North Carolina while on vacation when he was just turning 3yrs old. Although they didn't catch anything, something happened, a spark for fishing. Now I tell Garrisson my stories with my dad and when I ask him to go fishing he does, I just need to do it more often. The picture is of my dad and my son. Just Fishing.....
My daughter aleena was tired of fishin for blue gills and asked if she could use my fishing pole well like most stories first time fisherman or Fishergirls have the best luck and caught hr fist nice size bass. Proud dad moment
Sometimes last winter it was pretty cold out on the water but my wife was a trooper and loved getting out there catching fish. This was just one of the over 2 pound crappies we caught that day. Looking forward to another good winter of crappie fishin!!
Just a little fun day on a body of water that contains alot of nice fish and we went to have a nice day out on the water trying my two favorite thecniques jerk baits and senko worms awsome day and good succes but the most important a fun day with a buddy on a nice sunny day
Caught this 45 inch pike on a final cast night fishing. Scared the heck out of me when I got it in the boat. Didn't expect t this Trophy fish on my line. Of course I threw it back so some little kid could catch him and enjoy this great sport.
I've never seen Bass like this. When these beasts take your lure its like it had been snagged on a freight train going the other way. Full lock on the drag and they were still peeling off line like a locomotive with fins!
We were fishing for bass in a small back water bay and were crossing from shore to a floating bog so my son Ross was casting in the open water when this 34" Northern Pike hit his square bill lure on lightweight tackle and no leader. After a couple photos, the pike was released to fight another day!
I was fishing from bank so I casted out into deeper water and on the 3rd twitch an explosion in the water. I had him hooked, he leaped out of the water two times trying to through the hook, I could tell he was a 4-5 LBS. I knew there were braches submerged in the water and I was trying to keep him away but he had his mind set and he was going into hiding. He managed to get into the branches and get tangled up and my son in-law was not going to let him get away and went for a swim to keep from loose him. Well we got him in and weighing in at 5.8LBS
Running a spinner has so many effective retrieves, I got this one running it Top Water 1,000 miles an hour letting the Blades bounce off of the water. It is something the bass have never seen and it Kills E'm .
It was caught on a cheep 30$ Kmart rod combo set up that had 20Bl line, just off the the shore of Bongaree Bribe, it took me about 35 mins to land it and It was 3am I did a good old aussie all nighta from 4pm to 5am, it measures 107cm and Waze 13.50Kg
My fishing buddy and I were drifting past some logs that had fallen into the river. At the same time we said that looks like a good spot and I was the first to cast my spinnerbait to the area and it was immediately hit by this 4.5 pound smallmouth. This marks my heaviest smallmouth from a river.
I brought my kids to Montana to have a taste of the wonderful fishing on the Missouri. After a long day at Holter Resivior I tried one last spot before giving in. My middle son landed this nice 27 inch Rainbow off the bank and the day was saved. I love Montana.
I spent all day wanting to go fish this pond and didn't get to go out till around 5 p.m. As i drove there it started raining. I waited about ten minutes still more rain. As the rain started to slow i said "here is my opportunity. About and hour went past and all i'd had was bass under a pound. A few bass cut through the water on the bank and i thought " well let's try topwater". "Swack" went my bomber smack dab on top a bass, the second i reeled in the fight was on. This suck put up a nice fight running to the right to more open water he jumped twice and i cranked him in. A rainy day couldn't have been any better for myself.
46 inch Striper on a live eel from my kayak! I thought I lost for a minute after the initial run but it turns out he was swimming right at me. I didn't realize it until he passed me swinging my kayak completely around and took me for a ride! So much fun! Could barely fit the whole fish in the picture!
Canoe fishing with my son. He was catching lots of 14 to 16 inch bass on his fly rod but I was not doing well with finese worms. Changed to a texas rigged soft plastic crawfish ingreen pumpkin and everything changed. Started catching f.ish like crazy. Thought I was hung in the rocks or treetop until I felt a definite pull on my rod. Set the hook and landed this 20 inch 4 pound shoalie! My son quickly changed from his fly rod to his baitcaster!
First cast, jigged twice then SLAM and the fight was on. The fish felt like a rock that was fighting another rock on the end of my line. It breached the water 4 times before I got it close to shore and in my net. It was the biggest bass I ever caught so I planned on eating it so I put it in the cooler but on my way home something awful happened. I got in a car accident and totaled my truck! When I was coming down a dirt road and I turned a bend in the road I had to swerve to avoid hitting a dog. I lost control of the truck slid to the left side of the road hit 3 different road signs went into a 8ft ditch came out hit a tree and rolled a few times. Then when I got out I called for help. When I was settled and my head was a little bit more clear I went and looked for the cooler that was no where to be found. I lost the biggest fish og my life and my best truck I've ever owned.
This is the first fish my granddaughter Ella caught. She was so proud and wanted to bring it upstairs to show her mom and dad. We released the fish after showing everyone her big catch. She likes to name the fish we catch and gives them a kiss before we release them.
I was ripping spinnerbaits through the weeds when this little lady crushed my bait after I had freed it up. Brand new rod and reel broken in on my first fish of the year. A great way to start off 2014, let her go in hopes that she eclipses 5lbs next year. Here's to the fall!
I cast out the worm with a stick bait off-set hook with 1/16 ounce weight on it. Let the worm fall and hit the bottom, and within moving it about one foot in the strike occurred. I set the hook and fought for a minute, while the bass had a spectacular aerial show. Sorry for the poor quality of photo!
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