1. I dunno about everyone else, but fishing has been kicking my butt lately. Since September 12th, I've been skunked 3 times, and only caught 8 fish total in that ...more time. Went to Cheat Lake WV today just to try a new lake, only to be there for 4.5hrs without a single bite.

    Rough.

    1. for the most part you are correct Drew 😅 but there's times where it is work to get a mess for dinner
    2. Drew H 0
      Rob, being in Florida is almost like cheating 😂
    3. it's been really good around here 😌
    4. Steve . 0
      I hear you. the fishing has really dropped off recently
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  2. MAN it's been rough. 3 trips in the past 2 weeks to Lake Arthur, and not a single fish, finally got some on Sat afternoon though, after a bit of a grind. Maybe ...more fall is here? Here's the vid! https://youtu.be/P919Q5gtqIc

    Largemouth Bass with a Chatterbait

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      I ran into a guy who said he pulled a 6lber out of Moraine. Would love to see a fish like that this weekend.
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Unfortunately, there isn't much vegetation left at Cross Creek to fish. Frank, remember that bay we fished across from the main launch? All that vegetation is ...more pretty much gone now. I think I'm going to Arthur on Sunday, this weekend, and staying away from Cross Creek.
    3. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice way to end the streak!
    4. Frank Yamada 0
      I haven’t been to Arthur in a couple of weeks, but from Mark’s posts this weekend, it looks like the fall bite has begun.
    5. Drew H 0
      Sounds like this weekend its gonna be PUNCHIN TIME.
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Guys, I believe they are in the shallows, under cover, feeding. I had zero success around lay downs Saturday. Not until I fished in and around heavy cover did ...more I find them. This was the same last year. They are getting ready for the winter and are looking for food. Try heavy grass and pads.
    7. Jim Holland 0
      Don't feel bad. Been wiffing, as well. Eked out a small Crappie at Cross Creek on Saturday, and that was it.
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  3. It's been rough, got 2 today though, and heres some other stuff. https://youtu.be/ZC6_WIMfbe4

    Largemouth Bass with a frog

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice fish. Sounds like we had similar days, I caught two on the same day and had a pike (or something with shape teeth) bite me off in the grass.
  4. Hadn't been to Muddy Creek since May so, I decided to try it out, got 6!
    Here's the vid! https://youtu.be/6g6QXOzMxSk

    Largemouth Bass with a Chatterbait, Stickbait, Texas Rig

    1. Nick Funera 0
      nice
    2. Drew H 0
      Thankya
    3. Rick S 0
      Nice work Drew!
    4. BILL MACKAY 0
      very nice Drew! I live that Muddy Creek area
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  5. Only got 2 there on Sunday night. Decided to try out a new lake. Did you know there are freshwater jellyfish in this place? Neat huh? Also had a catfish swipe at ...more my squarebill which was cool!

    Very short video!
    https://youtu.be/iJURv19tq1w

    Largemouth Bass

  6. What DIDN'T work today? Chatterbait, Swim Jig, Choppo, Wacky Rig, Texas Rig, and even an ol' Mepps Aglia Long! Got 11 this morning at Cross Creek, including ...more an unexpected Crappie! Unfortunately, forgot my GoPro back at the house, so no vid this time, which is too bad cuz it would've been entertaining!

    Largemouth Bass with a Everything!

    1. jim lachut 0
      great day looks like the fall bite is starting
    2. Drew H 0
      Another beautiful day to be on the water though! Frank has the magic senkos, I think.
    3. Jim Holland 0
      Awesome, Drew! Frank and I hit Cross Creek, today. He seriously spanked me in the numbers game! The fall transition is here!!
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  7. SO HUMID. Only got one last night, and 2 the other day so I combined them into a single vid. Hopefully it picks up soon!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm5zqsEmMeI

    Largemouth Bass with a Stickbait

    1. Drew H 0
      Oooooh yes. Very excited for that!
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Yeah, it's that time of the year. Things get tough. But, we should be about into the transition from summer to fall, so the feed will be on!
    3. Drew H 0
      Same! I've had some luck at "dink lake" but Arthur has been really not stellar the past few.
    4. Jim Leise 0
      it's been really slow the last few weeks for me. had a decent day on monday tuesday was back to sucking lol
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  8. Finally posting from Friday! Only managed to hook up with 3, though I think I forgot to save one on camera, derp. Here's the vid! https://youtu.be/xE-AXxp4duo

    Largemouth Bass with a Texas Rig

    1. Drew H 0
      Nice to meet you too, see you out there!
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice work out there Drew..nice to meet you.
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Will do my best.
    4. Drew H 0
      Get it done!
    5. Mark Merlin 0
      That end is to shallow in my opinion. I have unfinished business at McDaniels.
    6. Drew H 0
      Just try another end! I am prob heading back to shannon run next time I go to Arthur.
    7. Mark Merlin 0
      So, after catching one each of my last 3 times fishing there I told myself Saturday Im taking a breaking and going elsewhere Monday. After watching your video Im ...more starting to change my mind.
    8. Greg ODay 0
      Just watched the video a while ago and I am needing to get down there real soon.
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  9. Only 2 today, but got to meet Jeff and Mark right before I caught my first one. A beautiful morning on the water, until the wind went a little crazy. Here's ...more the vid!

    https://youtu.be/dqqkUyu7Maw

    Largemouth Bass with a Texas Rig

    1. Jeff B 0
      Well done Drew! 2 more than me...lol
    2. Drew H 0
      Maybe a little of column A and a little of column B. Lol.
    3. Rob C 0
      Windier on the north side, or just your luck?
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  10. One of 6 yesterday, 5/6 on the whopper plopper, finally a topwater bite! Here's the vid! https://youtu.be/hoBNqdpWLzY

    Largemouth Bass with a Whopper Plopper

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      Your video has me wanting to hit it this weekend.
    2. Drew H 0
      Thanks guys! That's only my 2nd time on that end, but now I have seen a bunch of stuff I'd like to fish next time, so I am def going back soon!
    3. Rick S 0
      Getting it done! Nice job Drew
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Wow, good job, Ive never caught much over there.
    5. BILL MACKAY 0
      Looks like you had a blast! Nice fishing!
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Fishing Favorites

  • Species Largemouth Bass
  • Waterway Lake Arthur / Lake Wilhelm / Cross Creek
  • Lure Chatterbait

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