1. My entertainment for the morning. This little guy, (fat field mouse), came running out by me on the ice. He came pretty close and stayed by me for about two minutes ...more before continuing across the WHITE snow! Thought for sure I would see a hawk or another bird of prey grab him before he made it, but the little guy made it all the way across! He needs to buy a lottery ticket! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    Hawkfish with a Mousie

    1. Landon Linch 0
      that’s is hilarious 🀣 I’m sure you don’t see that every day!! πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    2. Won't find any down with Morris unless you look in his Yeti! 🀣🀣🀣 But it's a blast around here!
    3. I have never gone ice fishing before but I've heard a lot about it I'm very interested!
    4. Lol, He probably was Chealsey!
    5. I bet he's running across that ice laughing at all those fish saying nanana you can't get me!!!
    6. Lmao JoshπŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ€¨ Wait...... πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈnot funny!
      BAHAHAHA🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    7. should have put it on the hook,sank it to bottom and caught you a turtleπŸ€”πŸ€£πŸ‘
    8. LolπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    9. Fresh bait!
    10. That's the truth B!
    11. b ripoer 0
      That's awesome never know what you will see out there.
    12. Lol Debbie, I just may do that tomorrow!
    13. pretty cool to watch ! Go buy that lottery ticket for him! 😁$
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  2. Pretty slow morning. Tried a couple of new ponds that I've never ice fished before. Mostly small gills and bass. Took a while to even find some marks.

    Largemouth Bass with a Waxworm

    1. Yep
    2. Good catch! Ice fishing?
    3. Thanks brotherπŸ‘Š
    4. Nice job bud!
    5. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘Š
    6. nice workπŸ˜€πŸ˜
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  3. More from this morning.

    9.0 in. Bluegill with a waxworm

    1. Landon Linch 0
      nice catch I would love to do some ice fishing
    2. Landon Linch 0
      nice catch I would love to do some ice fishing
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BπŸ‘Š
    4. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Robert, i'm jealous ha ha
    5. Mason Young 0
      oh in the spring you have to use the mepps commit minnow in a size 4 i cought a monster cappie with it and a walleye i couldnt get into my net bc my nets too small ...more or the fish is to big. lol.
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Mason πŸ‘Š
    7. Mason Young 0
      nice one
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks BryanπŸ‘Š
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice bag of chunk Gills!πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ₯ƒ
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘Š
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks MelissaπŸ‘Š
    12. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice job!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    13. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ChadπŸ‘Š..... lol, yeah, don't want to make Chris too mad! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    14. George Horvath 0
      Nice
    15. Chad M 0
      some nice gills!... I won’t comment as to how much ice we have here😢
    16. Robert Coleman 0
      I just hope it stays cold enough here to keep ours! A lot of water on top with the snow weighing it down! 😑😑😑😑😑
    17. Man our ice is gone
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  4. Had a long walk back to the big gill pond this morning. Deep snow for walking and 3" of slush on top again😞. But some of the big ones were biting, so it was ...more worth it. Foggy this morning so it made the trees look pretty cool! Good morning overall.

    9.0 in. Bluegill with a waxworm

    1. Thanks Todd πŸ‘Š
    2. thats a beast! hope all is well RobertπŸ‘πŸŽ£πŸŽ£
    3. Thanks LandonπŸ‘Š
    4. Landon Linch 0
      nice bluegill
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Yes, it's Iowa!
    6. M I 0
      nice ones is that Iowa ?
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks MelissaπŸ‘Š
    8. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice oneπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. George Horvath 0
      Nice
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘Š
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  5. Lots of small bass and crappies too. Morris doesn't know what he's missing on this hard water! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    Largemouth Bass with a waxworm

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol, thanks BπŸ‘Š
    2. b ripoer 0
      I would agree he does not know
      Ha ha looks like fun.
    3. George Horvath 0
      Nice
    4. Lucky to have ice 😰
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Melissa, Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol Capt! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    7. Looks like fun to me! Happy New Year Robert!
    8. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice jobπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. yes he doesπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯Ά
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  6. First fish of the 2021 season. Not a big one by any means, but it's a start. Lots of little ones in this pond.

    Bluegill with a waxworm

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks GeorgeπŸ‘Š
    2. George Horvath 0
      Nice
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  7. Thank You to all who have served!

    1. Robert Salmons 0
      Thanks to all who have served!!
    2. Andrew Laxman 0
      YES!
    3. Yes sir! Thank you all who served. πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      God bless all for a peaceful world!πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈβœŒοΈπŸŒŽ
    5. amen to that!
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  8. After 4 hard days of fishing, not only do my arms need a rest, but my hand/thumb need to heal! Yes, there was blood shed on this vacation! But it's such a ...more good hurt! LolπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol, thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice Robert that says success for sure.
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Bam! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      if your not bleeding your not catching 😜
    5. Chris Ploski 0
      it’s good you’re catching. I parked the rods and boat, Archery hunting now. If I kill something I’ll start fishing again. Good luck.
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Agree 100% Bryan πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      I hear you! Chet and I caught of 90 Trout yesterday! Most of them Browns with sharp little teeth! I’ve been caking the lotion on my fingers! Better than actual ...more hard work!😜 πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£πŸ€™
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      That it is JamesπŸ‘πŸ»
    9. James . 0
      It is definitely worth it getting hurt when fishing!
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      Maaaaaaan, make one miraculous catch that very few men, and no boys could do, and you two are relentless! 😞😞😞 But it's funny as Hell! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      Ain't that the truth Charley πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol TodπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Good one CaptπŸ‘ŠπŸ».
    14. I had to keep him away from those turtles 🐒 JoshπŸ˜†
    15. Good thing it was Bass and not turtles or you wouldnt have any thumbs🀣🀣🀣🀣
    16. Charley Young 0
      you know there big uns when your thumb is eat up down to the joint!
    17. Tod Fisher 0
      Hurt so good!.lol
    18. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ScottπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ˜
    19. Scott Sorrell 0
      That's just proof that you caught a ton of fish...congrats
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  9. You know it's a great trip when everyone is laughing and having the time of their lives! Bob tried switching fish with Morris, but he wasn't having it! ...more 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. Thanks Chealsey!! πŸ˜„
    2. I would be happy with anyone of those catches beautiful fish!
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      For YOU brother, I'd do it! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»
    4. hmmm the fish switch.... that's a good idea.... hey robert you want to go fishing with me in florida?
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      We were having a blast every day! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Rich Pardy 0
      nice bass guys!!!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Always BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! Good times!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£πŸ»
    9. Robert Coleman 0
      Best of times Melissa😁
    10. Melissa Norris 0
      Awesome!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      Ain't that the truth James! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    12. Robert Coleman 0
      Right on TimπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. James . 0
      Live shiners are the "real swimbait"
    14. Tim Crowley 0
      I’ll trade 100 smallmouth bass for that beast!
    15. Robert Coleman 0
      The best Josh! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    16. every now and then I need to keep them honest πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    17. GOODTIMES
    18. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Robert Coleman 0
      Yes he did Scott!🀣🀣🀣
    20. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks Debbie, yes it is!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    21. Rick Carey 0
      nice one buddy...
    22. Scott Sorrell 0
      Looks like the Morris came out on top...lol
    23. That’s what it’s all about! Great pic Robert! πŸ‘πŸ»
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  10. Here she is! The big girl of the trip. Wipe the tears Chris, 11 pounds 15 ounces of pure joy! If only she would've eaten ONE more shiner before I caught her, ...more she would've been 12! Lol I can't tell everyone enough: if you want to catch a fish of a lifetime and your PB Largemouth, you HAVE to go see Capt Morris Campbell!!!!! You will not be disappointed! Proud to say, over the years, he has become family to Lori and I. Thank you again Brother, for another amazing trip!

    11 lb. 15 oz. 27.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Shiner

    1. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JimπŸ‘Š
    2. Jim Callahan 0
      Its got to be a thrill to catch a bass that size.Lake Okeechobee, perhaps?
    3. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol, thanks KyleπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Kyle Pack 0
      Thats a hog. Makes me want to start bass fishing more often haha.
    5. Joshua Easton 0
      I miss bass fishing in Florida. lived in Daytona for about 5 years before moving back home to Pennsylvania and used to take my flats boat to St. John’s River
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ» I was in Florida.
    7. Joshua Easton 0
      I just saw where the Pa record was 12 oz lighter than yours! great catch where is that if I may ask
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks B!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. b ripoer 0
      Boom what a whopper way to go vongrats Robert.
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      I'll have Morris keep his eyes open for the billboard signs down there! 😏
    11. i don't make the rules, i opened a Snapple bottle the other day that said the same thing 'florida fish don't count'
    12. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Thanks brother. You're not hiding your jealousy very well. πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. i mean... if florida fish counted, this one would be great! HAHAHA
    14. Robert Coleman 0
      Lmao🀣🀣🀣 Not that I know of Rich! Thanks brotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    15. Rich Pardy 0
      heck of a bass brother, is the new bobblehead on order
    16. Robert Coleman 0
      Lol GregπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. faaack...insanity!
    18. Chris Haas 0
      Definitely a goal of mine for my brother and I to get down there and catch some monsters
    19. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks KyleπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    20. Kyle Watry 0
      2 inches away from world record. Nice catch!!!!!!
    21. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ», and that's a big Beaver! 🀣🀣🀣
    22. Chris Ploski 0
      I’ve got a couple 70 pound beavers that I caught last year. Does that count?
    23. Chris Ploski 0
      That’s definitely a beaut!! The only thing I ever got close on was a 7 pounder while electrofishing with the Fish Commission. I’ll keep trying though.
    24. Robert Coleman 0
      Thank you BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    25. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JohnπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    26. Bryan Harper 0
      Damn!!!! Sweet one Robert! πŸ†πŸŽ£πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    27. john stimson 0
      awesome catch
    28. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    29. Melissa Norris 0
      Great catch!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    30. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    31. James . 0
      that's one heck of a fish of a lifetime!
    32. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks CoreyπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    33. Robert Coleman 0
      You're the best Morris! πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    34. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    35. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks HansπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    36. corey ziegler 0
      talk about a big ol' hawg nice catch
    37. My pleasure RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    38. Helluva a set-up CaptπŸ‘πŸ» with outstanding results. Nice Hawg RobertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ».
    39. Wow. Nice.
    40. 27”, Lew’s Super grip rods, Lew’s Super duty 300 reels and 50 lb Suffix 832 Camo braid
    41. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ScottπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    42. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks TodπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    43. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    44. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks ChadπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    45. Robert Coleman 0
      Thanks RabunπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    46. Rick Carey 0
      how long was the tank? giant what kinda rod ? line?
    47. Scott Sorrell 0
      That is one awesome largemouth....
    48. Tod Fisher 0
      wow. Robert. great fish!
    49. Awesome catch!!!! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŽ£
    50. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice giant Robert!!!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    51. Rabun Wallace 0
      Nice catch.
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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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