1. After 4 hard days of fishing, not only do my arms need a rest, but my hand/thumb need to heal! Yes, there was blood shed on this vacation! But it's such a ...more good hurt! LolπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Lol, thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice Robert that says success for sure.
    3. Bam! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      if your not bleeding your not catching 😜
    5. Chris Ploski 0
      it’s good you’re catching. I parked the rods and boat, Archery hunting now. If I kill something I’ll start fishing again. Good luck.
    6. Agree 100% Bryan πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      I hear you! Chet and I caught of 90 Trout yesterday! Most of them Browns with sharp little teeth! I’ve been caking the lotion on my fingers! Better than actual ...more hard work!😜 πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£πŸ€™
    8. That it is JamesπŸ‘πŸ»
    9. James . 0
      It is definitely worth it getting hurt when fishing!
    10. Maaaaaaan, make one miraculous catch that very few men, and no boys could do, and you two are relentless! 😞😞😞 But it's funny as Hell! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    11. Ain't that the truth Charley πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Lol TodπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Good one CaptπŸ‘ŠπŸ».
    14. I had to keep him away from those turtles 🐒 JoshπŸ˜†
    15. Good thing it was Bass and not turtles or you wouldnt have any thumbs🀣🀣🀣🀣
    16. Charley Young 0
      you know there big uns when your thumb is eat up down to the joint!
    17. Tod Fisher 0
      Hurt so good!.lol
    18. Thanks ScottπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ˜
    19. Scott Sorrell 0
      That's just proof that you caught a ton of fish...congrats
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  2. You know it's a great trip when everyone is laughing and having the time of their lives! Bob tried switching fish with Morris, but he wasn't having it! ...more 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. For YOU brother, I'd do it! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. hmmm the fish switch.... that's a good idea.... hey robert you want to go fishing with me in florida?
    3. We were having a blast every day! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      nice bass guys!!!
    5. Always BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! Good times!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£πŸ»
    7. Best of times Melissa😁
    8. Awesome!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
    9. Ain't that the truth James! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    10. Right on TimπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. James . 0
      Live shiners are the "real swimbait"
    12. Tim Crowley 0
      I’ll trade 100 smallmouth bass for that beast!
    13. The best Josh! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. every now and then I need to keep them honest πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    16. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. Yes he did Scott!🀣🀣🀣
    18. Thanks Debbie, yes it is!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Rick Carey 0
      nice one buddy...
    20. Scott Sorrell 0
      Looks like the Morris came out on top...lol
    21. That’s what it’s all about! Great pic Robert! πŸ‘πŸ»
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  3. Here she is! The big girl of the trip. Wipe the tears Chris, 11 pounds 15 ounces of pure joy! If only she would've eaten ONE more shiner before I caught her, ...more she would've been 12! Lol I can't tell everyone enough: if you want to catch a fish of a lifetime and your PB Largemouth, you HAVE to go see Capt Morris Campbell!!!!! You will not be disappointed! Proud to say, over the years, he has become family to Lori and I. Thank you again Brother, for another amazing trip!

    11 lb. 15 oz. 27.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. Lol, thanks KyleπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Kyle Pack 0
      Thats a hog. Makes me want to start bass fishing more often haha.
    3. Joshua Easton 0
      I miss bass fishing in Florida. lived in Daytona for about 5 years before moving back home to Pennsylvania and used to take my flats boat to St. John’s River
    4. Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ» I was in Florida.
    5. Joshua Easton 0
      I just saw where the Pa record was 12 oz lighter than yours! great catch where is that if I may ask
    6. Thanks B!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. b ripoer 0
      Boom what a whopper way to go vongrats Robert.
    8. I'll have Morris keep his eyes open for the billboard signs down there! 😏
    9. i don't make the rules, i opened a Snapple bottle the other day that said the same thing 'florida fish don't count'
    10. Lol πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Thanks brother. You're not hiding your jealousy very well. πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. i mean... if florida fish counted, this one would be great! HAHAHA
    12. Lmao🀣🀣🀣 Not that I know of Rich! Thanks brotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Rich Pardy 0
      heck of a bass brother, is the new bobblehead on order
    14. Lol GregπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    15. faaack...insanity!
    16. Chris Haas 0
      Definitely a goal of mine for my brother and I to get down there and catch some monsters
    17. Thanks KyleπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    18. Kyle Watry 0
      2 inches away from world record. Nice catch!!!!!!
    19. Thanks ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ», and that's a big Beaver! 🀣🀣🀣
    20. Chris Ploski 0
      I’ve got a couple 70 pound beavers that I caught last year. Does that count?
    21. Chris Ploski 0
      That’s definitely a beaut!! The only thing I ever got close on was a 7 pounder while electrofishing with the Fish Commission. I’ll keep trying though.
    22. Thank you BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    23. Thanks JohnπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    24. Bryan Harper 0
      Damn!!!! Sweet one Robert! πŸ†πŸŽ£πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    25. john stimson 0
      awesome catch
    26. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    27. Great catch!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    28. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    29. James . 0
      that's one heck of a fish of a lifetime!
    30. Thanks CoreyπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    31. You're the best Morris! πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    32. Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    33. Thanks HansπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    34. corey ziegler 0
      talk about a big ol' hawg nice catch
    35. My pleasure RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    36. Helluva a set-up CaptπŸ‘πŸ» with outstanding results. Nice Hawg RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ».
    37. Wow. Nice.
    38. 27”, Lew’s Super grip rods, Lew’s Super duty 300 reels and 50 lb Suffix 832 Camo braid
    39. Thanks ScottπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    40. Thanks TodπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    41. Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    42. Thanks ChadπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    43. Thanks RabunπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    44. Rick Carey 0
      how long was the tank? giant what kinda rod ? line?
    45. Scott Sorrell 0
      That is one awesome largemouth....
    46. Tod Fisher 0
      wow. Robert. great fish!
    47. Awesome catch!!!! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŽ£
    48. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice giant Robert!!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    49. Rabun Wallace 0
      Nice catch.
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  4. Here are a couple of sister 9 pounders! Man did we have fun!

    Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. Lmao🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 If that helps you sleep better at night! 😏
    2. look... we all wish florida fish counted, but we don't make the rules. it's a damn shame. personally, i think these are all great fish... unfortunately ...more the fortune cookie a had the other night had a note in it that read "florida fish don't count"
    3. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      that doesn't look like to much fun 😜 Nice bass guys!!
    5. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Rick S 0
      Way to go Capt and Robert!
    7. Thanks BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet double trouble! I’m jealous! πŸŽ£πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ»
    10. It looks like a great time!!! Great double πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Great job!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    13. That they are JamesπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. James . 0
      Florida bass are COWS!!!
    15. Lol Scott πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Thanks AndrewπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. Scott Sorrell 0
      Boom baby
    18. Andrew Clark 0
      Man those are nice fish!
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  5. We'll just start this out slow so Chris can get his box of tissues ready for the finale! 😁 Spent the last four days fishing with the best captain around, Morris ...more Campbell. As he said in his posts, we cleared 100 bass with numerous fish over 8lbs. Here are a couple of small ones that somehow made it onto the camera! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. I'm sure he's got one with your name on it B!πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      Way to go Robert and Capt Morris I need to make another trip down.
    3. Touché
    4. well....at least i didn't have to wear a face diaper on a plane to fly to florida...
    5. Good luck Chris. Hope you stick a big one! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Chris Ploski 0
      I’m finally reading all theses post. The only crying I’m doing is from all the time spent trying to land walleye this summer. Burned a ton of fuel, and nothing ...more to show but a box full of β€œthe correct lures”. I’m glad you had fun, I’ll be in the woods archery hunting if you need me😁
    7. Lol BryanπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    8. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! Littlins’ πŸ˜œπŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£πŸŽ£πŸ»
    9. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Nice!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    11. I hear you Scott! Back here in Iowa, I would take these all day too!πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Thanks KatieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Scott Sorrell 0
      Maybe those are small.... for Jurassic Park bass, but I would take those two any day
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  6. This was the winner of the day! Not huge, but pulled the yak around for a bit!

    2 lb. 8 oz. 18.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      nice one Robert!!
    3. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Lmao Josh..... but NO!🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice !
    6. Nice work ColemanπŸ‘ŠπŸ» wacky rig?🀣🀣🀣
    7. Thanks Melissa & ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Chris Ploski 0
      I love when they pull the yak around. Good job!
    9. Nice kayak catching!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    10. Ohhhhhh, I'll be looking for her! πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. 13 is the next stepπŸ‘πŸ»
    12. THANKS EVERYONE! πŸ‘ŠπŸ» I'm ready Capt! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Rick Carey 0
      sweet nice large jaw...smacking them again..
    14. get limbered up!!!
    15. Nothing like a free ride πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Nice one Robert πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice one, chunky
    17. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice one Robert
    18. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice and chunky! I’ll take 2 1/2+ lbers anytime!πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Tod Fisher 0
      wtg Robert. nice workπŸ‘
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  7. Tried the bluegill pond this morning. First cast nailed a gill! Not a single one after that! πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ˜‘ Plenty of small bass to pass the time though.

    Bluegill with a Beetle Spin

    1. Just outside of Solon, IA. A little bit of a trip from Michigan! 😁
    2. Mike Brown 0
      Where's this pond at?
    3. Thanks BrooklynπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Hey hey, nothing wrong with any of that! πŸ‘
    5. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Nice work!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    7. Rick Carey 0
      Roadrunners are killers..bass crappie gills you name it just as versatile as bettle spins and the old but trusty roostertails..
    8. Thanks Rick! I know I have a few of them somewhere in one of my hundred tackle boxes!🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    9. Rick Carey 0
      give u a tip Robert try roadrunners 1/16 to 1/8 oz use small twister grub 1-2inch or 1-2inch gulps smelt emerald shiner smackem all day
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  8. Big fish of the day! Ol' Whiskers put up a great fight! Nice healthy cats in here! πŸ‘πŸ»

    8 lb. 11 oz. 28.0 in. Channel Catfish with a Live Green Sunfish

    1. Thanks KyleπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Kyle Pack 0
      That is a beast of a channel cat. Nice catch.
    3. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ» GO CUBS!!!!!!!!
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      heck of a catfish brother!!
    5. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. b ripoer 0
      Tgats a nice Cat good job.
    7. Lmao Peter πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Peter Demakos 0
      What the mick
    9. Thanks Brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Daayyumm Brother Right OnπŸ‘ŠπŸ».. Nice HawgπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Lmao Capt🀣🀣🀣🀣and Chris .
    11. Yeaaaaah, what Bryan said! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    12. BAHAHAHA Morris🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
      Maybe 410!
    13. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice kitty! You only get big guns by lifting big fish!🎣πŸ’ͺπŸ‘ŠπŸ˜œ
    14. gonna start calling you .12 gaugeπŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    15. L M A O Chris and Capt! Just wanted you to see what kind of guns it takes to reel in a big bass next time your in Florida Chris! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks guys! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    16. HAHAHA
    17. any bigger and your boots will be hanging out of its mouth again 🀣
    18. your sleeves fell off?
    19. me-OW
    20. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    21. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    22. Rick S 0
      Monster! nice catch
    23. James Kasecky 0
    24. James Kasecky 0
    25. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    26. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    27. Thanks Debbie, C&RπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    28. Thanks BlancaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    29. Thanks MikeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    30. Nice one!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    31. James . 0
      That is a beast channel, those things are crazy fighters!!
    32. I see a fish fry right there! Those big cats are fun!
    33. very nice
    34. Mike A. 0
      Nice fish Big Cat!
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  9. Headed to pond late morning and fished for 6 hours throwing everything I had for lures, only to catch a bunch of smaller ones. These two were caught hours apart ...more but were exact same length and weight on live bait.

    2 lb. 3 oz. 18.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Green Sunfish

    1. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice ones Robert. healthy looking fish.
    3. Rick Carey 0
    4. Good luck Rick! Tight lines! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Rick Carey 0
      Now that it's getting cooler here in Ohio 70s all week an mid 40s at night I want to try my luck slip bobber this weekend minnows for crappies
    6. Rick Carey 0
      Copy thanks have good day bud
    7. When I float them, through the back. When casting or trolling, through lips.
    8. Rick Carey 0
      Question for u how you hook your shad or minnows thru tail mouth back etc?
    9. Rick Carey 0
      Have a good day bud be safe n keep fishing when u can cause it's good for you..
    10. Exactly! Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Rick Carey 0
      nice one..can't beat live bait even tho kinda sway away from using it..when it gets slow gotta stretch the line somehow right??
    12. Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Couple Solid One'sπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Nice work BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. Thanks Bryan πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Good luck!
    15. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice oneπŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£! I’m hoping to get out to do some fishing tomorrow after the dentist? πŸ‘
    16. Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. Nice onesπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    18. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. They got to keep the bait Brooklyn! 🀣🀣🀣 ThanksπŸ‘ŠπŸ» C&R for me!
    20. Thanks MikeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    21. Nice work!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    22. Do they at least get to keep those??? 😁🐟🎣
    23. Mike A. 0
      Live bait! Hard to beat. Nice Robert!
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  10. Squirmy little booger made me feel like Chris!!!🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    Channel Catfish with a Live Bluegill

    1. Thanks JennyπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Nice fish πŸ˜‚
    3. Nice fish πŸ˜‚
    4. Lmao🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks T!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. T Sen 0
      of all the ways to show off the fish you caught, that is definitely creative.....that fish sure has a nice tail....πŸ˜‚
    6. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. Lmao Bryan! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    8. πŸ˜‚nice one!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! I think I better keep my mouth shut! Hopefully the fish did! πŸ˜œπŸ˜ŽπŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    10. 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Wasn't gonna let him hit the ground!
    11. Not really sure why you’re hitting yourself in the crotch with that fish... whatever floats your boat i guess πŸ˜‚
    12. Amen to that Ryan! 😬
    13. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ Of course Capt! Next time! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    15. Ryan Parker 0
      Good thing it don’t have teeth πŸ˜‚
    16. James . 0
      Great cat Robert!!
    17. Use the Pinkie Robert!!!!!!!πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
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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