1. 1st outing in the kayak and 1st LMB (15/16) in the books for 2021. Lessons learned today. 1. Maintain a safe distance from geese, they can be aggressive. 2. Don't ...more give up fishing, even when they're not biting on your favorite lure. 3. If it's calling for 10% chance of rain, bring rain gear, IT WILL RAIN! Big THANK YOU to Mark for spending the morning on the water with me and Rick for sharing an extra raincoat. I owe you one! Hope everyone has a GREAT week!

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Cotton Cordell Big O

    1. John M 0
      Nice first fish Jeff. Good advice too ...lol.
    2. Nice fish, Jeff
    3. jim lachut 0
      nice catch !the big O one of my favorite crank baits
    4. Rick S 0
      Nice catches Jeff!
    5. Nice day out there, how deep were they?
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Lol. Nice catches Jeff!!
    7. Mark Merlin 0
      Great going Jeff
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  2. Landed 3. Lost 2 at the bank. Coldest 1st day of trout I've fished, but it was fun overall.

    13.0 in. Rainbow Trout

    1. Bruce Parker 0
      nice catch! I did`t know it was stocked with trout. I have caught allot of bass there and now i got to get up there for trout. Thanks for your post.
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice work Jeff! It was a cold one.
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice job Jeff!!
    4. BILL MACKAY 0
      thanks Jeff
    5. Jeff B 0
      Thanks Bill! It wasn't too bad crowd wise. A lot of people across the breast of the dam but not elbow to elbow. Saw maybe 5 or 6 boats/kayaks on the water. Should ...more be a nice morning out there for ya!
    6. BILL MACKAY 0
      great job! how were the crowds? was thinking of heading there tomorrow morning with my boat
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  3. Caught my 1st EVER bullfrog! Then ANOTHER and ANOTHER! Finally hooked up on a LMB which is what I was actually fishing for...lol. Good morning all around.

    Bullfrog with a Yum Houdini Shad Pearl

    1. Bruce Parker 0
      Wow! I never caught a frog except once with a night crawler and i was playing with him with the worm to see if he would take it. Glad you got that LMB. Nice report.
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Yeah, that's what I did, too, when I went. I was so shocked at how many were out in kayaks, fishing, I almost left before I unloaded a single piece of gear. ...more Seemed everyone was hutting the submerged trees. I focused on the weeds and shadowy banks.
    3. Jeff B 0
      Jim, you ain't kidding! πŸ˜‚ There were so many people fishing down by the dam so I decided to explore a bit.
    4. Jim Holland 0
      🀣 Before I read where you were, I thought "Glade Run Lake". The shallows are infested with them.
    5. Rick S 0
      Pretty unique catch Jeff!
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Your status as a legend continues to grow and grow.
    7. Drew H 0
      That frog is huge!
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  4. Largest of 4 in the kayak this evening. It was HOT out there. Time to rehydrate! 🍺

    15.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a 4" Yum Dinger Wacky Rigged

    1. Jeff B 0
      Mark, I dig it. Get a hold of him. Let's MAKE THIS HAPPEN! 😎
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      I got it, a dream 2 man tourney, in the red corner, Gary Yamamoto with his Senkos, and in the blue corner, the living legend himself, Jeff Beers with his trusty ...more Yum Dingers. May the best man win.
    3. Drew H 0
      SO damn hot. We went out to a tiny lake early in the morning and I felt like I was baking around 1030am.
    4. Jeff B 0
      Thank you all! Beautiful evening. Thankful to have been able to get out!
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice one!
    6. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Jeff!! I like how you stay hydrated too!!πŸ‘πŸŽ£
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  5. Hit the lake for a little end of the day fishing using only top water lures. Frogs and a Hula Popper were on the menu. Not huge, but fun to say the least! Largest ...more of 3.

    1 lb. 3 oz. 15.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Hula Popper

  6. GREAT day for Black/White Crappie! Largest was a White at 14" and 1.25 lbs. Spent the morning using my 9' bamboo rod jigging. Afternoon, I switched to ...more my 8' Zebco Crappie Fighter with a slip bobber. I'm STILL PUMPED!

    1 lb. 4 oz. 14.0 in. White Crappie with a Silver Flake/White Tube on 1/32 jig

    1. Kevin Rafferty 0
      great catch buddy I was there Saturday and caught 7 largemouth biggest was 17" all caught on a chartreuse green Rebel Crawfish crank bait.. Great to see nice ...more crappies πŸ‘
    2. Jeff B 0
      Hi Chad! It's going to be beautiful out today. Best of luck to all of you!
    3. Chad Shirey 0
      That's awesome. Im taking my two grandkids and daughter to Arthur today.
    4. Rob C 0
      Clever. Thanks!
    5. Jeff B 0
      Hi Rob! Water was 10'. They were suspended about 5 or 6'. I made the floating livewell using a basket, pool noodle and some zip ties. Quick, easy project ...more that has proved useful.
    6. Jeff B 0
      Thanks guys. Very thankful for the meals they'll provide! Just got a recipe for "Crappie Balls". Gonna give it a try.
    7. Rob C 0
      Great day Jeff! the crappie were kind of deep at β€˜10. where’d you get the fish holder?
    8. Rob C 0
      Great day Jeff! the crappie were kind of deep at β€˜10. where’d you get the fish holder?
    9. Rick S 0
      Looks like a great day for sure! and some good eating! wtg
    10. Shawn Bobb 0
      I’ll be over for the fry!!
    11. Mark Merlin 0
      wtg Jeff
    12. Chris M 0
      I'd call that a successful day 🎣
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  7. First Muskie I've ever caught. Was fishing for bass but I'm not gonna lie, this was fun!

    5 lb. 4 oz. 23.0 in. Muskellunge with a Lipless Crankbait

    1. Ethan Smith 0
      Awesome! Never caught muskie before either, but plenty of pike. keep it up!
    2. Thomas Nevel 0
      what color was you using
    3. Jeff B 0
      Rick - Thanks man!! Yeah, it's getting to be the PERFECT time to be out on the water. Fishing will start heating up and social distancing will be a lot easier ...more in a boat. πŸ˜‚
    4. Jeff B 0
      Greg - North Shore
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice Jeff!! Hoping to get out in the next couple weeks
    6. Greg Martin 0
      nice musky! What part of the lake were you fishing?
    7. Walt Hilliard 0
      Wishing many more...
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  8. Gas to drive to the lake...$2.58. Berkley Powerbait...$3.99. Spending time outside hooking up on 3 beautiful Rainbows in 15 minutes = PRICELESS!

    1 lb. 8 oz. 16.0 in. Rainbow Trout with a Berkley Powerbait Power Nuggets Chartreuse

    1. Amy Jewitt 0
      Hi Jeff, would you be willing to share your fishing photos with the Glade Run Lake Conservancy for purposes of including on our website's Photo Gallery? I manage ...more the GRLC's website and would love to add your pictures to help showcase fishing at the lake. You can reach back out to me via the GRLC's Contact page (https://www.gladerunlakeconservancy.org/contact-1). Thanks in advance if you're willing to share!

      Best,
      Amy
    2. Rick S 0
      Its that time of the year Jeff, its just good to get out at all..
    3. Jeff B 0
      Thanks Rick! Getting back to basics fishing from shore!
    4. Rick S 0
      Nice job Jeff!
    5. Jeff B 0
      Thanks Chad! 4' 6" ultra light made it A LOT OF FUN!!!
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Jeff!!!
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  9. With the Lake just being stocked Wednesday, HAD TO give it a try!

    12.0 in. Rainbow Trout with a Trout Special w/Silver Blade

    1. Jeff B 0
      Thanks Rick! Love the colors on those Rainbows.
    2. Rick S 0
      really nice looking rainbow!
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  10. Largest of 4 landed today on Yum Dingers. Big one got away when it broke my line.

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a 4" Yum Dinger Black Blue

    1. Jeff B 0
      Thank you Rick!
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice Jeff !
    3. Jeff B 0
      Drew...NO DOUBT! Took me a couple minutes to shake off the loss...lol
    4. Drew H 0
      Time to upgrade that line!
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About

In 2017 my Wife asked me, "what do you want for your birthday'? I answered, "a kayak". And at that moment, after a 15 year hiatus, the fishing ...more bug bit me once again!


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass, Trout, Crappie, Bluegill
  • Waterway Lake Arthur
  • Lure Storm Chug Bug, Savage Frog

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