1. 6 Trout, 3 Bass so far. Nothing big but on my Ultra Light this is fun

    12 in. Rainbow Trout

    1. Rick S 0
      Nice! good to see you got out today...
  2. First Bass of the year, small, but I'll take it.

    11 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Jim Holland 0
      Good to see you back on the water, Mark. Been wondering how you've been.
  3. Merry Christmas all, hope you get a huge Bass :)

    1. Jim Holland 0
      Merry Christmas Mark! Tight lines! 🙂
  4. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Spinnerbait

    1. jeff mcelroy 0
      solid fish!
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Grant
    3. Nice catch man! About that time of year to catch hogs!
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Thanks Rick, thanks Jim.
    5. Rick S 0
      Never let them see the lure LOL!!! Nice one Mark!
    6. Jay Kuciak 0
      Big Girl!
    7. Jim Holland 0
      VERY nice, Mark!
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  5. 25 in. Northern Pike with a PittBoss

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      A HUGE, GIANT thank you to Rick for making today possible. I appreciate everything and had a blast, ty Rick.
  6. 22 in. Channel Catfish with a Nightcrawler

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      It was, caught him on my light rod.
    2. Rick S 0
      Bet that was a nice fight!
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  7. 11 in. Largemouth Bass with a Popper

  8. I'm looking for a different place to fish on Monday, any ideas? I've fished Moraine all summer, time for something different .

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      I was thinking of that, but maybe next week, have to put in a glass block window that came in today.
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Cross Creek Lake?
    3. Phil Kunkle 0
      yellow Creek Indiana county
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Bass mostly, anything will do though
    5. Phil Kunkle 0
      what are u fishing for?
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  9. Exact same spot as my last one, under a big fallen tree.

    14 in. Largemouth Bass with a Nightcrawler

  10. 2 lb. 2 oz. 16 in. Largemouth Bass with a Nighcrawler

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Jeff
    2. Jeff B 0
      Nice fish Mark!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Rick, it would have been good to meet you.
    4. Rick S 0
      Good job Mark, too bad I didn't know you were out there, I'd have stopped by
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I took up fishing again in 2016, and can't think of a better way to spend a morning.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass
  • Waterway Lake Arthur, Glade Run Lake
  • Lure Poppers, Jigs, Spinnerbaits