My 150 hp Mercury has been in the shop so I’m back to kayak fishing. Have hit a bunch of smaller lakes within an hour of my house. Lake Carey is an amazing fishery. ...more Two trips landed 84 bass about 90% smallmouth bass. Talked to a number of fishermen there not catching fish, if you are a weekend warrior I recommend watching fishing shows and reading fishing magazines. Try to find a friend who knows how to catch them. I’m always willing to share advice on the water. If you only catch one or two fish a day do your homework and you will enjoy a greater level of success. I usually get on the water between 0450-0530. The earlier the better. Best of luck!