Paint Creek

Oakland - Michigan

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  1. Hit some gills today dropping next to logs. Had a nice tip up smash, but he dropped it. Ice is a little mushy from the snow but still strong on the inland lakes ...more of metro Detroit. Staying over 4 inches + of ice on every lake I checked this weekend

    Bluegill with a rattle bait with waxies

    1. George Horvath 0
  2. Only one this eve, but was pretty decent

    Largemouth Bass with a 8 inch mondo black w/ blue fleck

    1. Erich Senft 0
      thanks guys have a great weekend in the water ! Iโ€™m going for some Muskie Sunday :)
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Largie!๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿ‘
    3. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice one Bud๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
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  3. Little man and I hit it this morning. He worked in about 3 on his own, now on an ultra light spinning setup. This one was our best, and the pics didnโ€™t do a great ...more job was just a hair over 3lbs.

    3 lb. 1 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Buddy Pierce 0
      great picture. heโ€™s just like you. ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    2. Erich Senft 0
      thanks guys :)
    3. Josh Sommerville 0
      Thats Awesome๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice bass!! Great pic!!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Awesome day together! ๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
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  4. Got two today like this was fun out there lost a few as well. Got choppy and bailed

    2 lb. 8 oz. 18 in. Walleye with a Acme Phoebe

    1. Erich Senft 0
      thanks guys you know I hope you all do great this summer is going to be a hot one ! if you guys havenโ€™t tried the fishaholics dark matter shads. they are money ! ...more salt or fresh
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice job!๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿค™
    3. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice Erich!!! great picture.
    4. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice ones Erich๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
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  5. Lost all my Florida trips and steelhead trips to Covid. This is where my open water year starts lol : / good to be out have a great summer everyone. You never know ...more what ya got till itโ€™s gone ! Fish hard

    18 in. Northern Pike with a pit boss drk green black fleck

    1. Erich Senft 0
      thanks guys !
    2. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice Erich!!! get out there and make the best of it. good luck
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      weโ€™ll save you some Giants!!! fish on my friend ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Enjoy! Go get โ€˜em!๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿป
    5. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice one Erich๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป. Back at ya bud. Have fun and be safe.
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  6. Details: Northern Pike with a Gamakatsu Tube Head Jig Heads

  7. Havenโ€™t had much luck this season but today was good :) I donโ€™t hook into too many pike so this guy isnโ€™t huge to most, but heโ€™s my Pb in many years. Was a riot ...more getting him up ...wOOt released and back to be caught again !

    7 lb. 2 oz. 28 in. Northern Pike with a live shinner

    1. Christopher Pereira 0
      Beautiful colors!
    2. Erich Senft 0
      thanks Josh and Buddy
    3. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice one. lots of fun.
    4. Josh Sommerville 0
      Nice Pike Erich๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป. Congrats on PB
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Erich!!
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Right on! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Decent one for sure! Any Pike 7+lbs is usually a good tugger!๐ŸŽฃ๐Ÿ‘
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  8. I got the tank !!! This pic doesnโ€™t do this fish literally was pulling the boat lol made three runs pulling drag and even went under the boat. What ...more a rush and I am happy as a clam I did it woohoo ! My PB for sure.

    6 lb. 3 oz. 21 in. Largemouth Bass with a heartail swim bait

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks guys :) I am still reliving the fight in my head lol it was one the best fishing rushes in my life !
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Wtg Erich! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽฃ
    3. Joel Norikane 0
      it takes a big bass to cover up that smile!you look stoked, nice fish ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿฝ
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      nice one Erich!! congrats on The PB.
    5. Erich Senft 0
      thanks brother ! we got the huge smallies , but not many giant largies..this thing just shocked me in size wish I took a video lol
    6. Josh Sommerville 0
      Thats a nice Bass Anywhere Erich๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป.Congrats.
    7. Erich Senft 0
      thanks Chad, i know southern folk get this class bass all the time, but for Michigan this was a beast. the pic doesnโ€™t show the girth, and it faught man....I had ...more to go for the ride with 8lb night of the summer. I caught 7 smaller ones before I hit this tank : D
    8. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Erich!!! Congratulations!!!
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  9. Beautiful night out with friends, but still havenโ€™t landed a five pounder :/ did three of these. Gotta keep getting at I guess lol

    Largemouth Bass with a senko

    1. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice picture!!!
    2. Erich Senft 0
      thanks guys, I think Iโ€™m ready for Salmon. two weeks away woohoo
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Better than a skunk! ๐Ÿ˜ Nice one Erich!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
    4. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice Bass Erich!!๐Ÿ‘
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