1. figuring out these fat river smallies

    Smallmouth Bass with a senko

  2. caught my first quillback at decatur dam on the sugar river. I would have measured and weighed this quillback if I realized how close it was to the state record

    Quillback with a white twister tail

  3. healthy pike, released

    3 lb. 26 in. Northern Pike with a football jig

  4. 3 lb. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Texas rigged tube

  5. 3 lb. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a jigworm

    1. Jon Stevens 0
      State largemouth record lake too
    2. Elijah faber 0
      Sure! It truly is a great bass fishery.
    3. Jon Stevens 0
      Hmu if your on ripley this summer and you can come out on my boat and we can slay some bass
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  6. 4 lb. 19 in. Smallmouth Bass with a watermelon grub

  7. Details: floating bogs

    great cover for bass, unique bogs floating over about 5 fow

  8. 2 lb. 16 in. Largemouth Bass with a buzzbait

  9. smallies


    1. Elijah faber 0
      nice! northern waters sure do hold big smallies. I caught my pb of 20 in a lake in the upper peninsula
    2. Jon Stevens 0
      I'll probably just keep fishing for largemouth I caught a 20 in there this year I can do smallie fishing at our cabin in Canada I caught a 19 in smallie up there
    3. Elijah faber 0
      try fishing a little deeper than for largies, and jigs and grubs work great for smallmouth there
    4. Jon Stevens 0
      Ok I didn't know that. I fish there almost every week in the summer and all I've caught for bass is largemouth
    5. Elijah faber 0
      there are absolutely smallies in there, not common, but they are there
    6. Jon Stevens 0
      Are you sure that's a smallie? I don't think they have them on ripley.
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  10. deep weedline, released

    5 lb. 6 oz. 21 in. Largemouth Bass with a football jig


I kayak fish in southern wisconsin for panfish, bass, and pike.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species smallmouth bass
  • Waterway lake ripley
  • Lure football jig