1. This is all I caught : / lameness ...

    2 lb. Gafftopsail Catfish with a live shrimp and jig

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Yeah they are dumpster ! Lol I spent 30 hours fishing on this trip and couldn't get squat. Lots of sharks this spring. Had no gear for that ...
    2. J Fisher 0
      Man... one of those got under my skin once. Worse than knee surgery!
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  2. Brutal temps today it burned bad with the wind. Got this and I wasn’t cold for 10 minutes lol awesome fight was really fun bringing her in.

    7 lb. 13 oz. 29 in. Rainbow Trout with a steelhead jig with a waxie

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks Jimbo !
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Great fish bro!! πŸ‘
    3. Erich Senft 0
      Def one of the best cold trips ever ! Thanks guys I can't tell you how great it felt...esp gettin her in the frozen net lol
    4. Rob Anderson 0
      A lot of times the rewards for fishing in the cold are awesome
    5. true that
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      That’s a beauty Erich! WTG! I’m jealous! πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ†
    7. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks guys, this was the only open window I had so no other choice but to push through. Work....one last chance in the morning before home see what happens. Stay ...more warm ! Lol
    8. I love fishing but I wouldn't let my self freeze this cold for a salmon even lol. nice fish thou.
    9. nice!
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  3. Caught a bigger rainbow floating a steelhead jig. Little frustrated because they were here. Just no luck this time. Urgh ! Happy holidays everyone

    1 lb. 10 in. Brown Trout with a neon green caddis

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Happy Holidays! 🎣
  4. Cold as a mother, but we at least got some action : D

    6 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Coho Salmon with a blackout panther Martin

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice job Erich! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      ill## damn phone
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Hell yeah i would be wearing Orange in the woods right now too.. lol. Dang i thought the salmon was LONG gone already.. thats cool though that there was fish ...more there even if the steelies aren't in there all the way yet... I BET THAT WAS COOL TO SEE, that steelie chasing that drift fly, that will get the heart pumping πŸ˜‚ Went out lastnight and got 3 nice whities (whitefish).. i take a pic and post in a few.. THANKS BRO.. NOT A BIG BUCK.. BUT IT IS MEAT.. AND THATS THE MAIN THING 🍻
    4. Erich Senft 0
      We saw about 4-5 stragglers that were not chewed up at all and super lively...Pretty cool. Cohos were all over, caught all on bear creek were it meets the manistee. ...more Had one steelie chase the drift fly almost right to me, but saw none caught at tippy or elsewhere guess most are still at the lake. Was wearing orange that's for sure lol : D congrats on the deer man!!
    5. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice Coho bro!! where about was you at?? and slamom is still running?? i thought that they would be long done by now. lol.
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  5. Finally...mouth hooked was a good fight. Lol was out for steelhead. Great weekend though

    18 lb. 25 in. Chinook Salmon with a panther Martin

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Happy Thanksgiving!
    2. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks both you guys...I can't wait to get back up and chase down some steelhead :) Happy Thanksgiving !
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      WTG Erich! Looks like fun! πŸ‘πŸŽ£πŸ»
    4. Noah Shapiro 0
      Lol agreed nice fish
    5. Erich Senft 0
      Yeah close ish...lol Wasn't any huge accomplishment so I didn't take the time to make sure it was super accurate
    6. Noah Shapiro 0
      Almost 18 lol maybe A bit heavy
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  6. The goal was for a King, just wasn’t my weekend. Flies didn’t get a bite and I missed a few big ones on the spinner...ughh I think I’m coming back one more time ...more before the runs ends

    6 lb. 3 oz. 24 in. Coho Salmon with a big thumper spinner white

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks John ! It was a bright beauty indeed. Talk about shimmer in the water...
    2. John Snyder 0
      That is one beautiful coho! They just don't get more chrome than that!
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      Damn! I hate that when the pull off or spit it! Nice,a sweet King! I’ve been netting a lot of my friends Bows lately!!
    4. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks Bryan, spinner popped out on a big girl...she had it in her mouth thought it was done deal lol I used a long pencil jerk bait but just couldn't close ...more the deal. I worked hard to net my buddies 26lb king in the dark in waist deep water. That was my biggest accomplishment lol woohoo
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice! That’s still good one! You’ll get β€˜em! πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
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  7. Not much going on, but had luck early. Saw a really nice size pike. Ready to head up and join jimbo for the run :)

    3 lb. 8 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a oversized road runner with a swim bait trailer (black and silver flake)

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks Bryan ! Just going to be patient and happy to be apart of it. Hoping for a little God's grace of course hehe ;)
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one Erich! Good luck guys,catch that fish of a lifetime!
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Heck yeah bro!! πŸ‘Š
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  8. Seriously cold this morning, but i promised my buddy I would take him out. Thanks fishing gods!! Lol best size bass Of the year for me

    3 lb. 10 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a brown tube, with orange skirt

    1. Erich Senft 0
      I have some opportunities, mostly once a year ! However, I am really trying to make something happen next year for west side trouting :)
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Erich-I know a few locations for a chance at a 10+ lb Trout near (2-3hrs drive) where I live if you ever make it to Western Colorado?
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! All the Rocky Mnt States have their locations for Trophy Trout! I prefer river fishing myself!
    4. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks Bryan :) I want to make my way out to your neck of the woods next summer : D i watched a river runs through it for 200th time this weekend lol
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice fish Erich! That’s my friends go to bait!πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks man it was a great fight !
    7. Jimbo Harwood 0
      great fish bro!!
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  9. Went out for an evening fish with my buddies at a new spot. Huge pressure change last night, so not so hot bite, but got lucky late

    3 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a pop-r

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice!!!! πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
    2. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks brother
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      there you go bro.. nice bass!! πŸ‘
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  10. Finally caught the rumored walleye in my local lake. Huge summer milestone! Bite died super early here in south eastern Michigan

    2 lb. 14 oz. 17 in. Walleye with a silver cast master

    1. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks guys, going out again tomorrow see what we can do. Good luck out there
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      great eater!! πŸ‘πŸ‘
    3. Brendan N 0
      Thanks!
    4. Erich Senft 0
      Thanks Brendan it really was. Have been trying for two years actually. We lost the other one which Is nice because we found the school. Bite was at 7:15am good luck ...more out there bud !
    5. Brendan N 0
      That's quite an accomplishment. I still can't find any walleye in my lake. :/
    6. Buddy Pierce 0
      Nice!!!
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About

I live in Michigan on the edge of metro Detroit. I grew up on a bass lake called Lakeville lake. I used to ice fish a lot, but nowadays I go ...more up north river fishing and twice a year pier and surf fishing in the Sarasota area of Florida. Mangrove fishing when I have extra money which is never.


Fishing Favorites

  • Species steelhead
  • Waterway river fishing
  • Lure 1/8 ounce little cleos, or custom spinner baits

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