1. Lake Ontario stuuuuuuud today.

    1. Rich Pardy
      Another beauty!
    2. Tim Swartz
      Wow Brad that is a very nice Smallmouth
    3. Derrell Downey
      Nice Brad!
    4. Tim Kontny
      Where do I sign? I am hooked!
    5. Tim Kontny
      How long are they?
    6. Tim Kontny
      Your smallmouth are unbelievable! Get the net!
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  2. Smallmouth Bass with a Home made black 4 inch Senko

    1. Rich Pardy
      thanks guys!!
    2. Derrell Downey
      Love those Senkos! Nice pic Rich!
    3. Guy McMaster
      looks like another toad, congrats
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  3. Smallmouth Bass with a Home made top water lure

    1. Fish Burgh
      I put a picture of lure on my page
    2. Rich Pardy
      Thanks, I will definitely give it a try.
    3. Fish Burgh
      I use automotive goop, small hole right on top...1/8" doesn't take much... found clear lure blanks and I paint everything except bottom, so fish can see ...more liquid moving...
    4. Rich Pardy
      @Fish, Ill have to try that, how do u seal the hole up afterwards?
    5. Jonah Switzer
      What a tank!
    6. Fish Burgh
      I have been buying lure blanks, like Zara spooks, drilling small hole and injecting them with colored liquid, I can cast them a country mile and still get great ...more walk the dog action...try it out....been smashing smallmouth
    7. Rich Pardy
      t was made by a friend and kind of like a large popper with a prop on the back. great action walking the dog with it like a zara spook.
    8. Fish Burgh
      that's a whopper smallmouth, homemade popper, wooden?? did you turn it yourself? nothing like a topwater smallmouth, and out of kayak, atta-boy....
    9. Rich Pardy
      Thanks guys and Derrell they were suspended in about 20 feet of water chasing bait fish and I cast into the middle of the explosion and hooked up immediately.
    10. Pete Lyden
      That'll make ur day! Sweet!
    11. Derrell Downey
      Beautiful fish Rich! Was she deep!
    12. Guy McMaster
      toad, congrats
    13. Rich Pardy
      May have been my PB but didnt have a tape measure this day.
    14. Joe Culler
    15. Drew Gierach
      What a beaut!
    16. Derek Stitt
      Awesome Smallmouth Rich!
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  4. Had our annual trip to the Boundary Waters in Minnesota and had great weather and fishing, caught my PB best smallie on a lure a buddy made for me to try and have ...more to say I was impressed with it as this 22 1/2 incher nailed it. Released after photos.

    Smallmouth Bass with a Home made top water lure

    1. Kevin Smyth
      Rich always wanted to go to that area. Will need to go someday!!
    2. Rich Pardy
      Yeah Kevin the fishing is greta and the deeper you get in the woods the better the fishing.
    3. Kevin Smyth
      Nice fish hope to go there someday a buddy of mine lives there. It is good fishing here
    4. Rich Pardy
      thanks guys and the lure was made by a guy I know on instagram lunkers24_7 and he calls them SpyPops, nicely made baits for sure.
    5. Morris Campbell
      Is that the silver surfer top water?? Nice Smallie Rich!!
    6. Guy McMaster
      what a toad, nice fish
    7. Tim Steinmetz
      Awesome fish, Rich! Congrats on your new PB! That thing is a beast! Is that lure a fasteddie special?
    8. Rich Pardy
      Thanks guys and Brian start bribing the wife with flowers and candy and make that trip happen next summer you will love it!!
    9. Derrell Downey
      Nice Rich, could've used her in the tournament on Sunday! Lol!
    10. Hell yeah man!
    11. Shawn Gearinger
      Great catch! That has to be very satisfying catching a good one on homemade lure. Good job!
    12. Zachary Hassler
      Gorgeous fish!
    13. Jon Giacalone
      That is a huge smallmouth! Awesome pic, Rich!
    14. Awesome pic Rich!!! That's a beautiful smallmouth!!! Looks like an amazing trip I've been trying to talk my wife into a trip north for a few years now. ...more Think I may have to put my foot down and make it happen next summer!! Congrats buddy!!
    15. Tim Swartz
      That's a perfect example of 'football' Smallie, great catch Rich. Sounds like some friend you got there too Rich.
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  5. Greenwood Lake Smallie!

    1. Roy Ackerman
      Nice fish Darrell, maybe we'll share spots some day
    2. Rich Pardy
      nice smallie Derrell!!
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  6. 3rd place in Saturday and Sunday's tournament.

    1. Richard McBride
      Nice Man... Are you coming down for championship on Lake Eufaula in Alabama?
    2. Derrell Downey
      Greenwood Lake , Tucker.
    3. Tucker Tesdal
      Nice where was the tournament
    4. David Moore Jr.
      $$$$$ Nice
    5. Levi Miller
      Nice dude!
    6. John Morgan
      That's great man.
    7. Sweet, I've fished most lakes in nj but never gwl.
    8. Morris Campbell
      Nice work Derrell!
    9. Rich Pardy
      nice job Derrell!!
    10. Shawn Gearinger
      Congrats! Good job!
    11. Tim Swartz
      Derrell, 3rd place!! That's great man Congratulations.
    12. Derrell Downey
      Saturday was at Hopatcong and Sunday was at greenwood.
    13. Derrell Downey
      GWL christopher.
    14. congrats dude. cong or gwl?
    15. Jon Giacalone
      Way to go Derrell!
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  7. 13 pounds on a jig!!!!

    1. Peter Nagel
    2. Matt Brault
      That's like a Toad about to explode
    3. Richard Couch
      Hawg! Congrats
    4. David Moore Jr.
      gi! gi! gi! GIANT BASS!!!!
    5. Derek Stitt
      Monster! 👍
    6. Jeff Weathers
      Wow! Congrats!
    7. Mike Freeman
    8. Tim Steinmetz
      What a monster!
    9. Cade Briggs
      25 inches long and it was 6 inches wide and from belly to top was 8 1/2 inches.
    10. Chuck Wallace
      makes for a fun day!!
    11. chris haas
    12. Morris Campbell
      Now that's a Hawg!!! Nice work!!
    13. Jonah Switzer
      Whoa mama!! what a fish!
    14. Gary Businelle
      great looking fish, congrats
    15. Timothy Watford
      Looks like a private pond huh? Nice fish brother.
    16. Timothy Watford
      What lake did you catch her out of?
    17. Shawn Gearinger
      That is a true monster! Great catch!
    18. Ricky Hock
      Great catch
    19. Ricky Hock
      Definitely gonna wait to post any pictures until yours is wayyyyy down the list hah
    20. Jack Sohn
      Beautiful hog wow definate wall hanger!!!!!!!!!!
    21. Jimmy Loftis
      now i'm ashamed to put mine up. lol Nice catch!
    22. wow, it looks like a damn grouper...we don't have them that size up north haha
    23. virgil harden
      I see ya big dog
    24. Its so big that it almost looks fake.
    25. What was the length and girth?
    26. Nice!!
    27. Dave Brown
      Wow excellent catch!! Dude you gotta post that catch on the bragging board, you got my vote!!
    28. Derrell Downey a true GIANT!
    29. Todd Stevens
    30. Derrell Downey
      WOW!!! Awesome Catch!
    31. John Morgan
      Hats off to you man. Congratulations.
    32. Cade Briggs
      With a flippin Jig
    33. Cade Briggs
      I caught it out of a tree in 9ft of water.
    34. Eduardo Lopez
      nice one!
    35. Jared Berkovsky
      12 plus definately
    36. Matthew Sweeney
      amazing can you share your story, what and how did you land this giant?
    37. kenny thompson
    38. Eddie Goode
      wow what a toad
    39. Cade Briggs
      Crap I didn't mean to put that on west points page
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  8. Good day at Greenwood Lake. Love catching Smallies!

    1. Braxton Lewis
    2. Braxton Lewis
    3. dave defazio
      Try fishing in Lake George New York. Great fish!
    4. Nice. One of the few northern nj lakes I haven't fished yet. You ever do any partner bass tournaments?
    5. Rich Pardy
      Nice one Derrell
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    1. John, My primary lake is Rodman Reservoir, but I'm guiding on several north Florida lakes.
    2. John Morgan
      Which lake?
    3. Derrell Downey
    4. Thanks everyone !
    5. Shawn Gearinger
    6. Eddie Goode
    7. kenny thompson
    8. Morris Campbell
      Nice Work Kenneth!!!
    9. Rich Pardy
      Cool, congrats!!
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  11. Added a catch

    Largemouth Bass with a Jig and home made craw

    1. Derrell Downey
    2. Morris Campbell
      Another Hawg.. Nice one Rich.
    3. Rich Pardy
      Thanks Brian
    4. Nice one Rich!!!
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Live in northern New Jersey,Love the heck out of bass fishing, and being on the water. Follow your dream, don't let anyone tell you different. Love going with my son's, teaching them all that I know so they can continue this outstanding sport. Love the drop shot, cranking and the swimbaits.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Large and Smallmouth Bass!
  • Waterway Lake Hopatcong, Greenwood Lake, Echo Res., Clinton Res. Lake Sam Rayburn TX.
  • Lure Trick worm on the drop- shot, square bill crankbait 2.5