1. Thanks for likes. IsDale Hollow one of the lakes you fish. I love that lake.

    1. Dan Mattingly 0
      Yeah Dale can be tough at times . I troll a lot on it and last year we had a good results. I missed the whole fall season though.
    2. Robert Ladd 0
      Have you got any pointers at dale? Might try and make a trip or two this year. I'm a 2 and half hour drive
    3. Robert Ladd 0
      Fairly new to fishing lakes. I've always fished rivers and clear creeks. I've heard dale has been tough the last few years. I've been fishing, Tim's ...more ford, Percy priest, Cumberland river, Kentucky lake, and some other smaller lakes.
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  2. Smallmouth Bass with a live chub trolling

  3. Smallmouth Bass with a live shinner

    1. William Anderson 0
      I went out yesterday, but didn't do any good Dan.
    2. Dan Mattingly 0
      Hey Bill Im just using what I have been shown. But thanks buddy Woode called late sat. see if I wanted to go. Mad dash down for a day. We caught 16 lost 5-6 had ...more a good day. Have you been out this week?
    3. William Anderson 0
      You sir are a fishing legend.
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  4. We caught doubles on this one. Both thought we got tangled in weeds but had fish on both rods

    Largemouth Bass with a live bluegill trolling

  5. Trolling by State Park marina

    Smalmouth Bass with a live chub trolling

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice Smallie dan
  6. Get me at danmattingly58@icloud.com

  7. Dang I was hoping you were gettin into them. Were you able to see fish on depth finder. Also we caught fish that day in morn with baits at 20'. Then in afternoon ...more the bite stopped and we noticed fish had dropped down so we dropped baits to 23'and started gettin fish again 2 of the big ones were caught at that time. So what i would try is different depth. Only other variable I can think of is color of beads and blades on harness. That day we caught more on blue and orange beads blade had a blue lines on it we also caught some on green beads gold blade. Keep a good attitude and keep fishing.

    1. William Anderson 0
      I used orange and fluorescent chartreuse, one of the beads were red. I varied the speed between .7 to 1mph. I did see fish between 20 ft and 35. Was there a certain ...more location you were fishing?
    2. Dan Mattingly 0
      Thanks for the invite. I have never fished Pa. How is it up that way.
    3. Bryan HESSE 0
      Fish for walleys email bhesse1958@gmail
    4. Bryan HESSE 0
      DON ! hey I live in Tyler hill PA my name is Bryan Hesse you ever want to go fishing, Look my up 1378 cochecton Tpke Tyler hill
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  8. Largemouth with a trolling live shiner

    1. William Anderson 0
      Hi Dan, I tried the 3 oz weights and spinner crawler harnesses. I ran between .7 and .8 mph. I ran the edges points contours and weed flats. The bait ran about ...more 26 to 28 feet. I went through some schools of bait fish. I must be doing something wrong. No hits. No misses No runs. lol
  9. Light rain in mid morning

    Smallmouth with a trolling live shiner

  10. We caught 10 lost five turn 4 loose.

    Walleye with a crawler harness

    1. Dan Mattingly 0
      That would be great good luck to ya.
    2. Dan Mattingly 0
      That would be great good luck to ya.
    3. Dan Mattingly 0
      That would be great good luck to ya.
    4. Dan Mattingly 0
      That would be great good luck to ya.
    5. William Anderson 0
      Awsome Job I am going to be out monday trying my luck using the technique we discussed. I sure hop I can catch walleye.
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I'm 58 yrs old have fished most my life am married to a understanding and sweet wife. She lets me fish with my buddies and never complains. The ...more perfect fisherman's wife we have two grown boys27/24. Love to catch Eyes,Smallies, Largemouth .Trout, White Bass. and Panfish.

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Any / I love the jerk on my line
  • Waterway Dale Hollow/ Cumberland River
  • Lure Cranks , Minnow Imta.