1. This guy was a blast through the ice! So much fun on 2lb test. And he did NOT want to come up to the hole. Finally got him up for a pic and a quick weight check.

    5 lb. 6 oz. Channel Catfish with a Spoon with Waxworm

  2. Nephew and I headed out to a local pond yesterday. Got busy afterwards so posting pics today. Most were caught on minnows, couple on waxworms. Biggest was 14.5" ...more , most were in the 12-13" range. Got a few nice bluegills too. By 11 o'clock, everything shut off. GO VIKINGS!!!!!!

    1 lb. 10 oz. 14 in. White Crappie with a minnow

    1. g m
      Woooohoooooo SKOL Vikings ;)
  3. Nephew and I headed out yesterday to a pond. Caught some nice white and black crappies. Got a couple of them on Waxworms, but most were on Minnows. Biggest was 14.5" ...more @ 1#10oz. Most were in the 12-13" range. GO VIKINGS!!!!!!!!!

    1 lb. 10 oz. 14 in. White Crappie with a minnow

    1. Bryan Harper
      Nice little piggies!
    2. Robert Coleman
      Thanks Shawn! 👊 Travis, outside of Morse.
    3. Travis Britko
      Where's the pond at
    4. Shawn Gearinger
      Looks like a good day!👍
    5. David Krimm
      yummy
    6. awesome. save some for seed.
    7. Thanks Morris!
    8. Nice!!! That's a heck of a pond !!!
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  4. Just for you PETE G. HA..... couldn't type in coyote, so I picked wolffish..... closest thing. Took a morning off, (from fishing), for some squirrel hunting. ...more 5 minutes into my sit, this girl walked through. Now I know a .17HMR will drop a Yote! No more killing baby deer for this one. Beautiful coat on this thing so I'm getting the hide tanned.

    Wolffish with a Lead.... lol

    1. Mike Ellertson
      Went to pull stands (they were frozen solid in the ground last week) and some guys were hunting crows near there ... who hunts CROWS? Apparently it's a tournament... ...more we need one for coyotes!!!
    2. They are here in SW Florida!! They were singing behind my lake last night
    3. Nice! We have too many here in Iowa... they are coming into town here in Leon
    4. Lol Thanks Morris. Thanks Jack. 👊👊
    5. I usually fish for those with a .17 HMR.
    6. They were singing a few nights ago near my house!
    7. Way to go Robert!!
    8. Jack White
      Great harvest
    9. Thanks Jeff. 👊 Thanks Kenneth! 👊
    10. Kenneth Olivo
      Sounds like fun! Nice coyote dude
    11. jeff mcelroy
      nice looking yote, we have plenty in TN to choose from
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  5. Took a buddy to the pond and we hauled in a few nice crappies, bluegills and bass. This bass was the biggest at 19" - 3lbs.6oz Biggest crappie was 11&1/4" ...more - 13oz.

    3 lb. 6 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass with a Waxworm

    1. Dang auto fill... off not of!!!!
    2. Yeah , they all say that. Till we take of across the lake at 35-40 mph:)
    3. 28????? That's shorts weather here. LMAO
    4. 28 yesterday morning. Ice on the motor guide:(
    5. Thanks Rich, yeah he caught it on the ice rod. Said it just swam where it wanted cuz he couldn't do anything with it. Lol took about 10 minutes to get out ...more of the hole! Ha ha Chris! My beard isn't ALL white yet! Finally getting a little NIP in the air are ya Morris!??? Thanks Bryan and Paul!!!👊👊👊👊👊
    6. Paul S.
      Some great catches!
    7. Nice work Robert!! You could wear that outfit here the last two mornings!!!
    8. Bryan Harper
      Nice Bass guys!
    9. Thought that was santa fishing for a second!
    10. Rich Pardy
      Nice day on the ice!! Those big ole bucketmouth were hitting wax worms?, that had to be a battle what Im guessing was on a small rod? Sounds like fun!!
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  6. Headed to a Farm Pond this afternoon produced a meal of 10.5" crappie and 9" bluegills. Had to go through quite a few gills to get the bigger ones. Lost ...more a few more crappies at the hole... uggggg! Had a couple nice Largemouth close to the hole too. Good fighters, guessing 3-4 pounders. Lots of drag going when those were hooked!

    10 in. Black Crappie with a Spoon with Waxworm

    1. Time to head south Robert. No need to drill a hole to fish in:))
    2. Thanks everybody! High temps and rain coming for us this weekend too!!!😢😢😢👎👎👎
    3. Dennis Lane
      Send some of those to east Tn!!! Hard to fish in single digit temps and wind chills in the negs!!!!
    4. T Sen
      "youre killing me smalls".....the weather has been bi-polar here....in the teens for a couple weeks, 50's over a weekend, back below freezing this ...more week, & back up to 50's and raining for next week....😔
    5. steve boucher
      nice stringer
    6. Ronald Howell
      Great job Chris. Dedication plus. Had a great day myself here in Florida yesterday. Took a friends son with me and caught 14 crappie. A couple of 2 lbs. in that ...more lot and 2 big channels. 1 at 10 lbs. and 1 at 6 lbs.
    7. fish fry!!
    8. Derek Stitt
      Good day buddy👍
    9. Bryan Harper
      Good job! The lake I catch my quality Largemouth has big Gills in it like you listed but is a water shed lake so no ice fishing is allowed!
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  7. Today's haul! Fish fry coming soon! Happy New Year everyone. Tight Lines!

    White Crappie

    1. Huge Fish4
      Ok lol
    2. Robert Coleman
      We probably caught 50+ more bass that we threw back. Farmer wants us to keep some so they don't get stunted!
    3. Huge Fish4
      Toss those largies back..
    4. Matthew Franz
      Nice catch man. Do you guys harvest large mouth bass where your at?
    5. Ronald Howell
      Great job Robert. This mess will make for a fine dinner.
      Or two.
    6. Jimbo Harwood
      Happy New Year bud! I'm on my way for that fish fry 😁😁👍
    7. looks like you had a good day
    8. Jay Johnson
      Nice catches.
    9. patrick gray
      Nice! Happy New Year!
    10. Robert Coleman
      Thanks guys!
    11. Frank Sharkey
      Happy New Year
    12. Bryan Harper
      Happy New Year!
    13. Buddy Pierce
      Nice Robert!!! It look like the fish market is open. Nice pic.
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  8. Finally found a farm pond with good ice. Amazing how almost 2 weeks of temps of -16° to +10° and still not have plenty of ice on ponds. Some only had 2"! ...more Crazy!!! But did great on this one today. Everything from bass to catfish. Crappies were the highlight for sure. Biggest was 13.5" weighing 1#5oz! Big gills and a nice catfish just under 5 pounds.

    1 lb. 5 oz. 13 in. White Crappie with a Spoon with Waxworm

    1. Zach Zebarth
      Hey Robert I'm zack and I'm new to uniontown area would you know any good places to ice fish I'm new around and don't know anyone to fish with or ...more really where to go lol
    2. Robert Coleman
      Snow is*.... stupid phone! Lol
    3. Robert Coleman
      I know Jacob. Crazy! Never seen this much variation within a body of water. Don't know if the 6" of snore outs insulating that much, but it's been ...more below zero for highs for over a week!!!! Hopefully this weekend will be good everywhere! 👍👍👍👍
    4. Jacob Anderson
      Can't believe you don't have that much ice yet! We had about 3 inches when I came home for winter break and now we have about a foot. Nice fish!
    5. Jimbo Harwood
      Great Fish bud!
    6. Robert Coleman
      Lol Morris! How many extra suits do you carry with you on the boat?? You could make out like a bandit by the end of the trip!!!!!!👍👍👍👍👍👍👊
    7. Morris Campbell
      Usually its the one that was laughing at my 100 mph foul weather suit and ski mask who want to buy it from me when we get ready to run again!!
    8. Morris Campbell
      They all say that until we take off across the lake at 45 MPH.
    9. Robert Coleman
      Right on Garrett! 👍👊
    10. Ha ha thirty! We'd be in shorts in that heatwave.
    11. Morris Campbell
      Yeah, you guys are sending it this way. We will have lows in the 30s this week
    12. Robert Coleman
      Haha Morris.... it's coming!
      Chris.... I have NO idea how the thickness varies so much. Plenty of snow on top insulating, but can't believe this cold ...more can't get through!
    13. Frank Sharkey
      nice
    14. Was there snow on the ponds, we've had -25 for three nights now there's 22" of ice on the lake.
    15. How!?
    16. Morris Campbell
      Still no ice here Robert
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  9. MERRY FISHMAS EVERYONE!!!!!! And a Happy New Year that is filled with tight lines and record fish!

    1. George Horvath
      x
    2. Joe Gunja
      Merry Christmas
    3. Bryan Harper
      Merry Christmas! Already looking forward to spring Bass Fishing.I got my first St.Croix Rod and a nice Reel! Last year was my best Spring Season for Bass!
    4. Dean Lyons
      Merry Christmas
    5. jeff mcelroy
      Merry Christmas to all
    6. Rich Pardy
      Merry Christmas!!
    7. and you as well
    8. back at ya Robert have Happy Holidays yourself.
    9. Ronald Howell
      Went Saturday and caught over 40 Crappie. Some were undersized so we started culling. Ended up with 15 keepers. 2 of which exceeded 2 lbs. Beautiful weather here ...more in Central Florida. Fishing in Lake Monroe between Seminole and Volusia Counties. Been a great season so far and the best is yet to come for the next 3 months.Come on down and enjoy this Flrorida winter for a few days and catch yourself some slabs.
    10. Noah Shapiro
      Happy fishmas
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  10. God Bless all who fought, and are fighting, to give us this right to do what we love! Thank You! Tight lines my friends! 🎣🎣🎣

    1. Allen Barron
      You got some great catches there!
    2. ronald duprey
      god bless america
    3. Jayson Spiegel
      Hooah.
    4. Joel Norikane
      Climb to glory 10th mtn
    5. Charlie Church
      Army here only for Basic but was booted due to medical. HOOAH!
    6. Rich Pardy
      Awesome post brother!!
    7. James Jackson
      83 to 93 and it's made me think differently than most in society. but some of what I learned I taught my son and he'll be a better man for it. wouldn't ...more change anything
    8. David Renard
      army, 69 to 71. A lot of it was BS but it made me the man I am today. love fishing... tight lines
    9. Morris Campbell
      Thank you to all that served and are serving !!!!!!!
    10. comp User
      Vietnam vet 71-75 8" Self Propelled Howitzers (M110) and Red Eye Missiles. Vietnam was the first war the US got their clocks cleaned, lost over 56,000 of our ...more youth to make the owners of Brown and Root Rich ( Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson were the majority share holders) and came home with our tail between our legs. We haven't been able to decisively win a war since, but we have sacrificed thousands of our youth and trillions of dollars.
    11. Bryan Hickman
      Agreed, great post
    12. T Sen
      well put Robert!!👏
    13. Noah Shapiro
      Agreed, I personally volunteer for PHWFF
    14. Brian Nelson
      I agree take a vet fishing
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About

I live in Iowa City, IA. Love to fish for anything that swims! Have the Iowa River close by and lots of farm ponds. Travel north every year ...more for ice fishing trip and once during the summer. Can't wait to try deep sea fishing and notch that one off of my bucket list.


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Smallmouth, Largemouth, Walleyes
  • Waterway Wherever there is water!
  • Lure Crankbaits, plastics and live bait

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