1. Only one I have been able to get a pic of lately. I have lost a handful of nice ones, and had a big one in my net, but it ripped a hole in it by thrashing around ...more and got away. My luck!! lol

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Al!!
    2. awesome
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tim!!
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      Great catch! Wish I could be out there. The more ice and cold on river less fishermen.
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks John!!
    6. john stimson 0
      nice
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!!
    8. Rick S 0
      Very nice!
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks JP. Yes, they have all been browns.
    10. JP Perch 0
      Nice one! You mostly catching browns this time of year?
    11. Rick Carey 0
      thanks man
    12. Chad Jaco 0
      Sounds like a plan Rick!
    13. Rick Carey 0
      thanks man..someday maybe spring etc we can meet up an you can teach me how to catchem an fish?
    14. Chad Jaco 0
      Yeah it going to be cold today here to Rick. Sounds like you have the right idea!! Thanks bud , you take care also!!
    15. Rick Carey 0
      yes sir Chad great fish man way to go..wish I was fishing here in Ohio got some thin ice on lakes now ...today high 19 think I'll just organize tackle an make ...more list for spring of lures an new equipment I want..which could be a big list..take care buddy
    16. Chad Jaco 0
      Dang, you did get lucky not losing that fish. I messed up and lifted it up 5 yards from the bank. Dont know why, stupid mistake. Thanks Bryan!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    17. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet Brown! I almost lost my
      40 1/2” Northern when it put a hole in my Big Ranger Net! I lifted it up out of the water along the shoreline where it preceded ...more to squeeze through the hole it put in my net and flop on to the ground! I luckily stopped it from getting away!!!!! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    18. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Robert!! πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    19. That'll do Chad! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»Sorry to hear on the big boy! Better luck next time. πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
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  2. Found a good spot today. Caught them on worms, minnows and spinners. All trout except for one bass.

    Rainbow Trout

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks john!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    2. john stimson 0
      nice catch
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      No Mark, I use a rapala almost all the time in the creeks. I dont flyfish very often.
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Chad, are you flyfishing for your trout?
    5. Rick Carey 0
      lol don't hold breathe on crappies Ive tried hard this year but for whatever reason I haven't been able to locate them...fishing from shore sucks trying ...more to locate them..lol..it's not the lack of effort for sure from me...you get lucky more than once in awhile..you have knack for figuring them out...not easy at times...nice talking to you buddy...keep cranking
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!! I get lucky every once in a while. Cant wait to see pics of those big crappie your going to catch!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    7. Rick Carey 0
      nice buddy I fished few times over weekend missed one big crappie an that's about it..shore fishing lake being down where I fish is tough most fish deeper...nice ...more catch brother you know where to find em for sure
    8. Chad Jaco 0
      It was Bryan, Thanks!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice! Looks a little chilly out there?
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  3. Caught 3 after work today, all rainbows.

    Rainbow Trout

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Al!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    2. alfred kinney 0
      nice one , pretty color
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you John!!
    4. john stimson 0
      nice
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tim!! I agree!! 🎣
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!!🎣
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet!πŸŽ£πŸ€™
    8. Tim Crowley 0
      Nice! Interesting coloring.
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tod!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    10. Tod Fisher 0
      good goin Chad πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  4. Caught a few this weekend on little cleos

    Steelhead Trout

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Awesome fish! Congrats!πŸ†πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Rick!!
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Andrew!!
    5. Rick S 0
      Awesome Chad a real beaut!!
    6. Very nice catch
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Tod!!🎣
    8. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks John!!🎣
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Mark!!🎣
    10. Tod Fisher 0
      a real beauty, Chad πŸ‘πŸ‘
    11. john stimson 0
      nice
    12. Mark Merlin 0
      You always catch some nice fish, wtg.
    13. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!! I have learned the hard way a while ago to use a swivel.I will heading there again hopefully soon. I will let you know.
    14. Rick Carey 0
      heck man should have called me man..didn't know you were on lake Erie? I'm like 50mins from their depending on where u were at? bout 50mims south of cleveland
    15. Rick Carey 0
      Ive caught a few bass on those mid summer vertical jig those Cleo's...they smackem hard...only thing I do is replace those garbage hooks they come with ..triple ...more grips..mustard I think...Lazer sharp an don't loose as many fish..always use swivel tho..line twist alot without
    16. Rick Carey 0
      nice Chad...wow that's a chub
    17. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Al!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    18. alfred kinney 0
      damn nice catch
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  5. First time I have ever caught a crappie on a live 3 inch bluegill!

    Black Crappie

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Mark!!
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      That's a hog
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Chad!!
    4. Chad M 0
      nice fish man!
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Carl!!🎣
    6. carl schulze 0
      Chad with a slab
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tod!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    8. Tod Fisher 0
      Nice slab, Chad!πŸ‘
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!! I wish they were all that size!!🎣
    11. Bryan Harper 0
      Real Crappie Chad! πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    12. Rick Carey 0
      wow man now that's a slab..I never did that..I was using grubs yesterday an today caught a few
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  6. Caught seven different species Saturday evening. This was the biggest bass.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      Sorry so late, I don't always check this.
    2. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Mark!!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      very nice Chad
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      That's because you have been busy catching all those slob trout Bryan!! Thanks!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      I would vote for you before I would me Rick!! Thanks Bud!!🎣
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Al!!
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Sweet! I haven’t caught a decent Largie in a while! πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    8. Rick Carey 0
      heck ya man...angler of the year...u have my vote brother
    9. alfred kinney 0
      nice one πŸ‘
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  7. Another one from tonight. Using small bluegills and throwing some top water.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      I wish I could Rick, but between football and soccer my weekend was busy. Hopefully soon .
    2. Rick Carey 0
      today nice day here you get out today buddy?
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice fish Chad! Love topwater!πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Your welcome!🎣
    6. Jeri T 0
      gotta give it a try thanks
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      I was using a Rapala X rap prop and a Berkley spin bomb to catch these ones. They make alot of noise.
    8. Jeri T 0
      what kind of top water lures do you use?
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Mark!!🎣
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks John!!🎣
    11. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice catches Chad
    12. john stimson 0
      nice bass
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  8. Caught alot this size tonight. Got this one on top water.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!! Your making me want to go trout fishing!! lol πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Largies Chad! πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
      I need to get out for some bass
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      You got that right Rick!! Thanks bud!!🎣
    4. Rick Carey 0
      heck ya buddy...topwater ...can't beat that buddy...nice ones
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Carl!!!🎣
    6. carl schulze 0
      that's a good day
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  9. Finally caught decent bass today.Also lost a couple muskie right at the net. They spit my bluegill out both times.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Jim!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    2. Jim Holland 0
      Nice tank, Chad! Wow!
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks John!!
    4. john stimson 0
      nice catch
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Atleast they weren't very big or I probably would have cried. Thanks Bryan!!
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Beauty! Nice job! You’ll get β€˜em next time! I lost a 10+ lb Pike this past summer! πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!!
    8. Rick S 0
      A real toad, nice Chad!
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!! I need to get out more!!
    10. Rick Carey 0
      heck ya buddy feels good I'd bet? solid fish
    11. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tod!!
    12. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Josh!!
    13. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Mark!!
    14. Tod Fisher 0
      Good goin Chad, nice bassπŸ‘πŸ‘Š
    15. Nice one Chad.
    16. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice Hog Chad
    17. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Buddy!!
    18. Buddy Pierce 0
      real nice
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  10. Best smallie of the night. Caught most of them on shad raps.

    Smallmouth Bass

    1. Aldo Rosado 0
      There is a smallie in Fitzgerald County Lake and I seen her with my own eyes that come up out of the moss holes and peeked at me. She looked every bit of 8 lbs. ...more and that was in 2003
    2. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Rick!! I use them alot. πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    3. Rick Carey 0
      killer baits...great fish buddy nice job
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks John!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    5. john stimson 0
      nice smallie
    6. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Bryan!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Smallie Chad!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    8. Chad Jaco 0
      Thank you Rick!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    9. Rick S 0
      That's a beaut!!!
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Carl!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    11. carl schulze 0
      nice smallie
    12. Chad Jaco 0
      Thanks Tod!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    13. Tod Fisher 0
      Good goin Chad!πŸ‘πŸ‘Š
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  • Species All species
  • Waterway Justus Lake, Oil creek
  • Lure Rapala's

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