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  1. Details: 5 lb. 19 in. Walleye with a mis

    caught in the evening with a pink and white mister twister

  2. Marsh drains into lake here. Walleyes - yellow bass - crappies - white bass - perch - bluegills. Good mixed bag fishing

    1 lb. 11 in. Black Crappie with a perch colored paddle tail Berkeley power bait

  3. finally slit of bluegill, and my one bass... he's dinner. my husband and I killed it on bluegill this weekend

    2 lb. 5 oz. 16 in. Largemouth Bass with a redwig

    1. Thank you
    2. nice πŸ‘ bass Blanca
    3. nice baby
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  4. Channel Catfish with a Southern Pro Pro Series Hustlers

  5. Best fish of the day, but Will's catfish was the biggest. This guy was quite unique! He was really only 12.25" long but his tail had a long sliver that ...more extended off of it to make him barely under the 13"mark! Hard to see in the pics, but it's there! WEIRD! Probably one transplanted from Chris P. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ We caught a bunch of smaller ones too, like in lower right picture. CPR on all today.

    14 oz. 13 in. Black Crappie with a Live Minnow

    1. FARM PONDS!!!!!! That's about the only other thing around!
    2. Do you fish anywhere else than Lake Macbride?
    3. Do you fish anywhere else than Lake Macbride?
    4. Not this year! Lol So much rain! Rarely in years past.... too many recreational boaters flying by!
    5. Do you ever fish on Coralville lake
    6. Thanks ChristaπŸ‘ŠπŸ» Right now it is 9.9hp max!
    7. Awesome catch. Quick question about Lake Macbride... can you only use a trolling motor on the lake?
    8. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. Nice onesπŸ˜€
    10. Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Thanks ArtyπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Good ones RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Nice one Robert
    14. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    15. b ripoer 0
      that's a slab
    16. Hehehe Thanks MorrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. nice work for a no fish lake😎
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  6. Was fishing below the lower dam by the bridge had a real nice gar on but he got off :(

    4 lb. 18 in. Sheepshead with a PB&J jig with Leech soft plastic

  7. Yeah, I know, it's the exact same size as the one I caught yesterday! But not the same fish. This guy has a split tail. Yesterday's was a nice full tail. ...more Hope to catch them through the ice this Winter! Maybe Morris will come up for some solid water fishing! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    1 lb. 10 oz. 15 in. Black Crappie with a Twister w/ clip on spinner

    1. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Monster crop brother!!
    3. b ripoer 0
      You are correct Capt. good point.
    4. Lol Morris! Yeah, yeah..... Dec/Jan is when the big girls like to play down there! 😁😁😁
    5. Thanks MikeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Chris just looks at pictures 😁
    7. Chris just looks at pictures 😁
    8. B , You and Robert both know what I am catching down here when the lakes are frozen up there. 😎
    9. mike gardiner 0
      Dang Robert, those 2 Crappie and bream you've been catching are tanks!!!
    10. Thanks ScottπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Lmao Chris, I'll try that next time🀣🀣🀣 Thanks brotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Scott Sorrell 0
      That's a good size Crappie
    13. nice fish, but can you pull that american flag over your face next time, thanks
    14. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    15. Lmao B!🀣🀣 ThanksπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    16. Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. nice one πŸ˜€
    18. Debbie F 0
      Now that is a nice slab! Great catch Robert! πŸ‘πŸ‘Š
    19. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Robert, Come on Capt sitting o some hard water is good for the soul ha ha ha
    20. Lmao Morris! 🀣🀣🀣 Thank you sir! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    21. Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    22. Lol 😁 Thanks Bango!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    23. nice Crappie
    24. as the kitty 🐱 says. No No No!!!!!
    25. Nice crappie RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    26. bango 0
      Nice fish and thundercats shirt Robert!
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  8. 2 lb. 1 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Red Eye Shad

  9. Details: 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a nightcrawler

  10. Got up at 4am to beat the rain today. It almost worked. Lots of thunder and a few showers went through before the big one hit to send me back home. Tough morning. ...more Sooooo much rain EVERY day this month. Farmers are waaaaaay behind on planting. Hope this trend changes soon for them. Biggest Bass was 19.25" - 3#12oz.

    3 lb. 12 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Bluegill

    1. Thanks Sue
    2. Sue Duer 0
      Nice bass!
    3. Thanks Brendan!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Brendan N 0
      Wow! Those are some nice fish! Great job
    5. ThanksπŸ‘ŠπŸ» Good luck Trenton! Hopefully this rain ends for you!
    6. Nicely done! I'll be fishing at lake red rock next week, hopefully I get something good.
    7. Thanks Jim πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. jim brogan 0
      Well done
    9. Thanks DavidπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. David Csaszar 0
    11. Thanks Melissa πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. nice work πŸ˜€
    13. Thanks Kyle! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. Kyle Fedel 0
      Nice catch! Can't wait to hook into a big bass someday I'm seem to only get 1-2lbs at the most!!!
    15. Thanks Bryan! πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Someday summer will get here!
    16. Thanks DaveπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. Thanks AllanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    18. Thanks Josh..... πŸ‘ŠπŸ»for both! πŸ˜‰
    19. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one! Same thing here cold,windy,with rain/snow! I live at 7,000 ft and up the mountain from me at 10,000 ft there’s still quite a few feet of snow on the ground!!
    20. dave miller 0
      nice bass
    21. Allan Prasil 0
      Nice catch. Love the spinner as well.
    22. Nice catches brotherπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ».I like that spinnerbait!!!!!. Hard to get 1st cutting hay up around here as well.
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