1. Crappie bite is slow at the lake. Determination required for sure!

    White Crappie with a live shiner

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thank you everyone! Fishing was rough but hey it beats being at work anyday! 😁 Happy weekend!
    2. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    3. Very nice Debbie! Hope you got enough for a meal! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. Nice one DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Crappie πŸ‘‘ Queen 😁
    6. Nice Crappie! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    7. *sure
    8. im your boss will let you put in extra time for fishing ,lol
    9. man you have to erase the whole thing when you make a change or you wind up with my prior text πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
    10. the bass were slow too when I was there too last week when I was there:( good job on the sac au lait though !!!
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  2. 19 Keepers makes a good fish fry tonight! Headed out just ahead of the cold front. Cheers! 😁🍻

    11.0 in. Bluegill with a live worm

    1. I believe that could change in the near future πŸ€”
    2. Debbie F 0
      B, these things were crazy thick. The filets looked like crappie slabs when I was done with them. Thanks 😁
    3. Debbie F 0
      Appreciate it Melissa!
    4. Debbie F 0
      Capt, only very large bass so far! πŸ‘
    5. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Jeff!πŸ‘
    6. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Robert! 😁
    7. Debbie F 0
      Bill it was delicious! Hubby took ALL the leftovers for his lunch 😞
    8. b ripoer 0
      Nice gill, know it's big when you can lip them.
    9. Nice workπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    10. nice β€˜Gill
    11. no fish is safe when Debbie is fishing 😁
    12. Nice catch!
    13. Nice Gill Debbie!!!!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    14. that sounds like an outstanding plan miss Debbie πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  3. Went Crappie fishing. This guy decided to give me a thrill on light tackle. Life is good! Released to be a future piggy 😁

    18.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thank ya Jimbo!
    2. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice bass Debbie! πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    3. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Bryan! 😊
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Joey! It was a nice one.
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Beautiful Largie Deb!πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    6. Joey Thompson 0
      That's a pretty fish! WTG Debbie!
    7. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Melissa!
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Bill, sending beat wishes for you and hope the wind stays down! Go get'em!
    9. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Rich!
    10. Debbie F 0
      Robert, he looked very guilty but I couldn't get a confession πŸ˜‚ Thanks!
    11. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Buddy!
    12. Debbie F 0
      Mike, the pole with the rooster tail was sitting right next to me. Rest assured I tried πŸ˜‚πŸ» Thanks!
    13. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Shawn!
    14. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Rick!
    15. Debbie F 0
      capt, I thought so too so I threw it back πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    16. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Josh!
    17. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    18. Bill Fussell 0
      that’s a good un’ you got there ma’am!!!! I need a bunch like that this week at Lake of the Ozarks
    19. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice bass!!
    20. Very nice Debbie! Maybe he ate your crappie!?πŸ€”πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    21. Buddy Pierce 0
      nice one!!! funny Capt.
    22. I wouldn’t be surprised if she caught a Blue Marlin on a Rooster TailπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    23. Mike Apsey 0
      Sorry. Didn’t mean for that to be 4 times...
    24. Mike Apsey 0
      Sorry. You said live shiner. My bad.
    25. Mike Apsey 0
      Sorry. You said live shiner. My bad.
    26. Mike Apsey 0
      Sorry. You said live shiner. My bad.
    27. Mike Apsey 0
      Sorry. You said live shiner. My bad.
    28. Mike Apsey 0
      Tell us you caught that on a Roostertail! I expect you did. Why is that such a great bait? Morris? Anyone? Nice catch Debbie!
    29. Nice one Debbie!!🎣🐟
    30. Rick S 0
      Nice one!!!
    31. that’s a weird looking Crappie!!!!!😁 Nice Bass Debbie πŸ‘
    32. Nice Bass DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
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  4. Just finished this guy. I tried to capture the browns colors.Your feedback is always appreciated!

    Brown Trout with a Painted Wild Turkey Feather

    1. Will Stewart 0
      absolutely stunning
    2. Debbie F 0
      Many Thanks Carl and Robert!
    3. Robert Dill 0
    4. carl schulze 0
      awesome as always
    5. Debbie F 0
      I like to hear that! Thanks always Scott!
    6. Debbie F 0
      Appreciate it Alfred
    7. Scott Schulte 0
      looks GREAT
    8. alfred kinney 0
      very nice , your very talented
    9. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Christopher!
    10. really really beautiful!
    11. Debbie F 0
      Melissa I appreciate it.
    12. Debbie F 0
      Shawn, maybe someday you see one in person. They are so striking. Thanks!
    13. Debbie F 0
      Thank you John! Impressive to get the Bob Ross thumbs up!
    14. Debbie F 0
      Bill, it wasn't easy lol!
    15. Truly amazing ms Debbie!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    16. Looks like a brown trout to me! Course that ain't saying much since I have never seen a real one! It's beautiful Debbie! 😊🎣🐟
    17. John Reese 0
      ol Bob Ross would give you a thumbs up on this one. good job
    18. Bill Fussell 0
      how did you get that brown trout to lay on top of that feather like that πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
    19. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Bryan!!
    20. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Capt! Coming from the expert!!
    21. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Creekwalker!
    22. Debbie F 0
      Appreciate it Mike!
    23. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Rick!
    24. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Chad! Perfect is a level I can only strive for.
    25. Debbie F 0
      Robert! THANK YOU! Its great you picked up on the reflections! 😁
    26. Bryan Harper 0
      Great work!πŸ‘
    27. just incredible details!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    28. CreekWalker 0
      That is beautiful!
    29. Mike Apsey 0
      Really, really beautiful. Very impressive Debbie!
    30. Rick S 0
    31. Chad Jaco 0
      That is perfect Debbie!!
    32. I don't knowπŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”, it's missing something..... oh there it is: AWESOMENESS!!!!! I love how it looks like water reflections on it to give it the colors ...more Debbie! You are incredible! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  5. My first ever yak fish. I really enjoyed the freedom. it provides!

    White Crappie with a Worden's Original Rooster Tails

    1. Debbie F 0
      Christipher, at least thats what I was fishing for right? πŸ˜πŸ‘
    2. Debbie F 0
      I was hoping to have that happen Jeff lol. Thank you!
    3. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Shawn!
    4. my first fish from a kayak was a crappie too!
    5. Jeff B 0
      Nice! Yak fishing is AMAZING, especially when you hook up on a BIG ONE and it pulls you around...lol. Have fun and be safe!
    6. Good one Debbie!🎣🐟
    7. Debbie F 0
      Lol Bill! Tan lines abound. 🌞
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thanks B! Not so much but still really enjoyable.
    9. Debbie F 0
      Yes Capt! Gteat for those arms lol
    10. Debbie F 0
      Might have to get a jeep friendly one Robert! πŸ‘
    11. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Josh!
    12. Bill Fussell 0
      nice lil speck!!! looks like a good opportunity for some weird tan lines lol
    13. b ripoer 0
      nice one Debbie, hope you got alot more.
    14. paddle power
    15. They are fun to sneak around in! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Nice Yak CrappieπŸ‘πŸ»
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  6. The early bite is good. Catching some beauties off the dock

    White Crappie with a Live Minnow

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Melissa!
    2. Debbie F 0
      Thank you B!
    3. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    4. b ripoer 0
    5. Debbie F 0
      Yes indeed Robert! Hot but always fun!
    6. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Jeff!
    7. Right on Debbie! Nice one! Slayin the Slabs! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Jeff Ultican 0
      u go girl
    9. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Josh!! πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    10. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Christopher! 🎣😁
    11. Debbie F 0
      Bill it should be really good after the cold front comes through. Only fair right now but its still. pretty hot. Have a great time and good luck!
    12. Nice slab DebbieπŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Bill Fussell 0
      oops I meant next week πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ
    14. nice one
    15. Bill Fussell 0
      nice crappie you got there ma’am !!!! I’m headed to lake of the ozarks next for a tournament 😁
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  7. Mt first painted Butterfly Peacock Bass. Although I've never had the pleasure of landing one in person I hope I've captured their aggressive colorful personalities. ...more Feedback is welcomed!!

    Butterfly Peacock Bass with a Painted Wild Turkey Feather

    1. Robert Dill 0
      You're very talented. That's a beautiful piece of art.
    2. Scott Sorrell 0
      That looks great...I've never seen a feather painted like that before.
    3. Will Stewart 0
    4. Debbie F 0
      Jeff, I would be happy to paint my first Muskie feather for your Dad. It would be a pleasure! Thank you!
    5. Debbie F 0
      Appreciate it Rick!!
    6. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Carl!
    7. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Scott!
    8. Scott Czajka 0
      That is really cool!
    9. Bill Fussell 0
      awesome ma’am
    10. Jeff Ultican 0
      ur amazing maybe u can do me a Muskie one before our fishing trip that would be a great Christmas for my dad
    11. Rick S 0
      Crazy Good! Wow
    12. carl schulze 0
      talent is a gift,thanks for the gifts debbie, your awesome
    13. Debbie F 0
      Capt, Always welcome your seal of approval! Thank you much!!!
    14. Debbie F 0
      Robert, Im so fortunate to be gifted with a talent that lets me express my love for the outdoors. Thank you for recognising my efforts!!
    15. Debbie F 0
      Jow, I really appreciate your feedback! Thank you
    16. Debbie F 0
      Thabks yoo so much B
    17. Debbie F 0
      Christopher, if that ever happens you just let me know . Thank you very much!
    18. that’s just Amazing!!!!!! Yes indeed πŸ‘πŸ‘
    19. Joe Garding 0
      looks alive
    20. WOW! Just WOW!!!! I'm so glad you use your gift for the love of fishing! Truly Amazing Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    21. Joe Garding 0
      you rock
    22. b ripoer 0
      That looks really nice.
    23. that really is amazing...very very nice. If i ever catch a fish i deem special enough to get a replica mount, i might have to hire you to paint a feather to go ...more with it!
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  8. I really need a trout stream through my backyard. Another beauty of a fish from the weekend.

    Rainbow Trout with a Worden's Original Rooster Tails

    1. haha
    2. Debbie F 0
      Christopher, if that worked I'd have lil rooster tails painted on all of them πŸ˜‚πŸ˜œ
    3. but if you wiggle your toes won't they bite them?!
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Shawn!
    5. Beautiful rainbow!!🎣🐟
    6. Bill Fussell 0
      lol yea I sent it then I read the whole post and there it was β€œ rooster tail”
    7. Debbie F 0
      Bill it WAS a rooster tail πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    8. Debbie F 0
      Brian it was beautiful Montauk 😊
    9. Debbie F 0
      Lmao Robert! One rule, never fish without painted toenails! It helps lure them suckers in πŸ˜‚ Thanks!
    10. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Capt Morris 😁
    11. Debbie F 0
      Bryan, I sure will!
    12. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Christopher!
    13. Brian Oglesby 0
    14. Whoa Whoa.... painted TOEnails!!!! Trying to give Elisa a run for her money???🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Nice Trout Debbie! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    15. great pic and nice Trout too😁
    16. Bill Fussell 0
      was it a victim of a rooster tail :)
    17. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice! Try the Worden’s 1/8 oz Red Tiger!
    18. beauty
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  9. Nothing huge but enjoyed the beautiful spring waters of southern Missouri and its trout.

    Rainbow Trout with a Trout Worm

    1. Debbie F 0
      Lol Jeff, yes indeed. Thanks!
    2. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Bryan and Melissa!
    3. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Josh!
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thanks B!
    5. Debbie F 0
      Appreciate it CaptπŸ‘
    6. Jeff Ultican 0
      At least u catch fish 🐠 when you get to go congrats πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆ
    7. Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    8. Bryan Harper 0
    9. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Debbie.
    10. nice Trout and pic!!!! WTG Debbie πŸ‘
    11. Nice one DebbieπŸ‘πŸ». Good pic 2
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  10. Dinner 😁🍻

    White Crappie with a Johnson Beetle Spins

    1. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Scott πŸ‘
    2. Scott Schulte 0
      I c ur at it again. nice fish
    3. no Rooster Tail? 😁
    4. Debbie F 0
      Thanks Melissa
    5. Debbie F 0
      Thank you B πŸ‘πŸ˜Š
    6. Debbie F 0
      lol okay Bill. We can say she did!!!
    7. Debbie F 0
      Robert, it sure did! πŸ‘πŸ‘
    8. Debbie F 0
      Thank you Capt 😁
    9. Nice oneπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    10. b ripoer 0
      slab daddy nice one Debbie.
    11. Bill Fussell 0
      boss sent you away again on a fishing expedition I see .......πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    12. Beetle Spin comes through again! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. beautiful Crappie Debbie πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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I fish every chance I get. I also paint what I catch as Im a wildlife artist. If you have a minute please check out my art at Twigsfinsfurartllc.com

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass, Crappie Trout and anything else that swims. Love fly fishing the springs in southern Missouri for trout.
  • Waterway Lake of the Ozarks
  • Lure Whatever they're biting