1. This has to be one of my favorite pics of the trip. Morris hooked up on the Gunnison River. Thank you for an amazing vacation Capt. Even though we had to cut it ...more short so you could get back to Florida and take care of things, I will cherish every second of it. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I can't wait to do this again with you for the next 20 years! Thank you Brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»

    Rainbow Trout

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Mr. BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Mr. Boatless 0
      Looks amazing, reminds me of my trout fishing days.
    3. Thanks Debbie! I will never forget it. Hopefully there will be many many more!
    4. Looks like a trip of a lifetime! Great photo πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Great pic
    7. There was a bear on the opposite side of the river one day. A dog on our side saw it and was barking, but were never saw it. Bryan saw the bushes moving, but didn't ...more know it was there bear.
    8. Tim Crowley 0
      Looks amazing as long as no grizzlies are hunting you.
    9. Always Brother! πŸ€œπŸ€› πŸŽ£πŸ€™πŸ»
    10. Thanks Bryan!πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Morris is definitely one of the best! Thank you for your hospitality and sharing your fishing spots with us! We will definitely be back next year ...more and hook up with you again! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Great photography there Robert! Morris definitely knows how to catch them whether he’s using a fly or spinning rod! Really enjoyed spending time with you guys and ...more hope you come again! πŸŽ£πŸ“ΈπŸ€™
    13. Rick S 0
      Nice!!
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  2. At one point, while Morris was hooked up, I could see 4-5 trout in front of me, and very close as they were eating the insects on our waders. I grabbed my net and ...more put it in the water by the toes of my boots. Morris saw what I was doing and started to chuckle. Luck was in the bag as I slid the net under one and lifted! BAM, caught a trout with no hook! DOUBLE in the nets! 🀣🀣🀣🀣 And more unbelievable...... I did it TWICE! I couldn't stop laughing the whole time.

    Rainbow Trout

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      It was one I'll never forget B!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      That's awesome sounds like a great trip.
    3. Lmao Tim! That's way more impressive than mine! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. It was crazy Stan! I couldn't stop laughing. πŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
    5. Tim Crowley 0
      My son was 6 saw a 34” pike and asked if he could use the trout net to catch it. I said sure never expecting him to get it. Biggest fish we caught all week!!!
    6. That’s awesome never had a opportunity like that!
    7. Lol GeorgeπŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†
    8. You will never do that with carp
    9. BAHAHAHA Trout Whisperer! 😏
    10. So these are pet trout? No wonder you could catch them so easily! πŸ˜‚
    11. Thanks TimπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Tim Crowley 0
      Nice
    13. Lmao Bryan🀣🀣🀣 We can get a little crazy when we're together!
    14. Definitely Rick! πŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ
    15. Now that’s truly sight fishing at its best! To spot and time that catch is extremely difficult! Double trouble for those trout with your guy’s versatility! πŸ˜œπŸŽ£πŸ»πŸ€™
    16. Rick S 0
      That's pretty crazy
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  3. After a few days in Colorado, we headed South to New Mexico to fish the San Juan River where my professional guide, Morris, put me on my first "nice" ...more trout with the fly rod. We got to our spot on the river, Morris instructed me what to do, and on my second drift, I hooked up with this "humpy"! It took a whopping TWO MINUTES of fishing to get it hooked. What can I say...... When you have a guide like Morris, you WILL catch fish!

    24.0 in. Rainbow Trout

    1. Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Nice πŸ‘
    3. Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Beauty!
    5. It was great Tim! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Tim Crowley 0
      Sounds like an incredible trip
    7. Thanks Brother!πŸ‘ŠπŸ» He's the best!
    8. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. The smile says it all! Great pic and a well deserved catch brother! Gorgeous chunk! Morris knows how to put you on them!!🎣🍻
    10. Rick S 0
      Beautiful!
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  4. You may recognize the gentleman in the bottom of the photo. We met up with Bryan Harper to fish the Gunnison River. Believe me, I tried my best to get a hookup ...more this day, but it wasn't in the cards. Good thing they brought me along as their photographer! 😁 The second day was better and I landed my first Gunnison trout. Morris has most of my pics on his phone, and we'll be seeing more of me after he gets things in order in Florida.

    Rainbow Trout

    1. Thanks StanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Beautiful fish
    3. They are in there George
    4. Cutthroats
    5. Gorgeous fish
    6. Tim Crowley 0
      Beautiful colors
    7. Yes! I will try to get them to come!✌️
    8. Not my first time either Bryan! Hopefully next year Chet and/or Tom can join us! Thanks again BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    9. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. I’ve been in your shoes many of times fishing with Chet & Tom! They almost always catch more fish than I do but I get the big one quite often to save face! πŸ˜œπŸŽ£πŸ€™
    11. Rick S 0
      Great catches gentlemen!!
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  5. Morris and I had this trip planned well before hurricane season was upon us. Last week we met in Denver for my first fly fishing expedition. After a hiccup with ...more the first rental vehicle, which put us 5 hours behind schedule, we made it to our first destination and settled in for the night. Sunday morning we headed out for my first time with the fly rod. I would like to say my first fish was a monster,.... but no, the fly Gods blessed me with a Chris P trophy! πŸ˜†

    Rainbow Trout with a ice cream cone

    1. If only it were legal!
    2. Looks like bait
    3. Teeheehee. Great minds think alike Tim! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      Funny when I saw the picture I was going to ask if Chris P caught this one. πŸ˜‚
    5. True statement! 😁
    6. That’s bait but unfortunately that is against regulations! 😜 Jk! Where there’s bait there’s a biggin’ not far away! πŸŽ£πŸ€™
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  6. 33in. Northern pike using shad rap spoon trolling

    1. Randy Hunt 0
      looks like you were using a Mepps Aglia, not a spoon.
    2. Perfect eater size. Congrats!
    3. Jack Nigon 0
      Thanks man I am going to try again in 2 weeks
    4. Robert Coleman 0
      Hell yeah Jack! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. George Horvath 0
      Nice one ☝️
    6. Stan Halulko 0
      Very nice
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
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  7. Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner goes to Dad for the biggest Eye of the trip, and the vacation. Beating mine from a few days ago by SIX OUNCES! 😑😑😑😑 But, he's ...more the one that taught us to fish. Just showing us that he still has it! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    3 lb. 15 oz. Walleye with a Firetiger Rapala

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JackπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Jack Nigon 0
      Nice fish
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      LOL StanπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    4. Stan Halulko 0
      Rob i think i have to agree with Tim. Your using bots,lol.
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BrianπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Brian Yots 0
      Nice!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Thank you LoriπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Lori Unger 0
      Memories of days gone by for me...how fortunate you are to be fishing with your dad!
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Dave, it's been yearsπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Dave Jerry 0
      brings back good memories, glad you had a good time with your dad
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      So true BillπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Bill Humphrey 0
      Not much better in life than fishing with your dad
    13. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks StanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. Stan Halulko 0
      Nice eye
    15. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    16. Nice one πŸ‘πŸ»
    17. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    18. nice!
    19. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks guysπŸ‘ŠπŸ» He was pretty happy when this one was in the net! 😁
    20. George Horvath 0
      Nice πŸ‘
    21. b ripoer 0
      Congratulations
    22. Bryan Harper 0
      WTG Dad! Congrats!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    23. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one!!
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  8. Once the rain started, it was like a feeding frenzy. Had to filter through all sizes to get some good eaters. Didn't take long to fill our limit though.

    2 lb. 15 oz. Walleye with a Firetiger Rapala

    1. Thanks KevinπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Kevin Cornell 0
      Nice catch
    3. Kevin Cornell 0
      Nice catch
    4. Kevin Cornell 0
      Nice catch
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks WilliamπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. nice fish
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Nice work budπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      IndeedπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. delicious!
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Bryan πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. George Horvath 0
      Nice one
    14. Bryan Harper 0
      Keep β€˜em wet!😜🎣🍻
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  9. Yesterday was the last day of fishing with my dad and brother for this vacation trip. Bite was slow at first. Was tough to find the Eyes. At least the perch filled ...more in the gaps.

    Yellow Perch with a Shallow firetiger diving crankbait

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks guys! Was great to get out with Dad. Hoping to do it again soon! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. George Horvath 0
      Nice 😊
    3. Bryan Harper 0
      Great pic! πŸŽ£πŸ€™
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      Good times!
    5. b ripoer 0
      Memories made thats what counts the most.. Great trip and nice perch.
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  10. On vacation visiting my brother and dad in Northern Iowa. Hitting a few lakes in the area. Got the biggest of the morning today.

    3 lb. 9 oz. 20.0 in. Walleye with a Black/Gold Rapala

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Stan πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Stan Halulko 0
      Very nice, dinner!
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. b ripoer 0
      Nice one csnt beat that.
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      So true Tim, ThanksπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Tim Crowley 0
      Always great when relatives live near good fishing! Nice one.
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Yes you did!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Thanks brotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. hey!!!! I caught some of those!!!! Nice work Brother
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Hell yeah!πŸ‘πŸ»
    12. George Horvath 0
      Nice one ☝️
    13. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Eye! πŸŽ£πŸ»πŸ€™
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About

I live in Iowa City, IA. Love to fish for anything that swims! Have the Iowa River close by and lots of farm ponds. Travel north every year ...more for ice fishing trip and once during the summer. Can't wait to try deep sea fishing and notch that one off of my bucket list.


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Smallmouth, Largemouth, Walleyes
  • Waterway Wherever there is water!
  • Lure Crankbaits, plastics and live bait

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