1. This was the winner of the day! Not huge, but pulled the yak around for a bit!

    2 lb. 8 oz. 18.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      nice one Robert!!
    3. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Lmao Josh..... but NO!🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice !
    6. Nice work ColemanπŸ‘ŠπŸ» wacky rig?🀣🀣🀣
    7. Thanks Melissa & ChrisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. I love when they pull the yak around. Good job!
    9. Nice kayak catching!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    10. Ohhhhhh, I'll be looking for her! πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. 13 is the next stepπŸ‘πŸ»
    12. THANKS EVERYONE! πŸ‘ŠπŸ» I'm ready Capt! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Rick Carey 0
      sweet nice large jaw...smacking them again..
    14. get limbered up!!!
    15. Nothing like a free ride πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Nice one Robert πŸ‘πŸ»
    16. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice one, chunky
    17. Nice one Robert
    18. Nice and chunky! I’ll take 2 1/2+ lbers anytime!πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Tod Fisher 0
      wtg Robert. nice workπŸ‘
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  2. Tried the bluegill pond this morning. First cast nailed a gill! Not a single one after that! πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ˜‘ Plenty of small bass to pass the time though.

    Bluegill with a Beetle Spin

    1. Thanks BrooklynπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Hey hey, nothing wrong with any of that! πŸ‘
    3. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Nice work!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    5. Rick Carey 0
      Roadrunners are killers..bass crappie gills you name it just as versatile as bettle spins and the old but trusty roostertails..
    6. Thanks Rick! I know I have a few of them somewhere in one of my hundred tackle boxes!🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    7. Rick Carey 0
      give u a tip Robert try roadrunners 1/16 to 1/8 oz use small twister grub 1-2inch or 1-2inch gulps smelt emerald shiner smackem all day
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  3. Big fish of the day! Ol' Whiskers put up a great fight! Nice healthy cats in here! πŸ‘πŸ»

    8 lb. 11 oz. 28.0 in. Channel Catfish with a Live Green Sunfish

    1. Thanks RichπŸ‘ŠπŸ» GO CUBS!!!!!!!!
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      heck of a catfish brother!!
    3. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. b ripoer 0
      Tgats a nice Cat good job.
    5. Lmao Peter πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    6. Peter Demakos 0
      What the mick
    7. Thanks Brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. Daayyumm Brother Right OnπŸ‘ŠπŸ».. Nice HawgπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Lmao Capt🀣🀣🀣🀣and Chris .
    9. Yeaaaaah, what Bryan said! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    10. BAHAHAHA Morris🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
      Maybe 410!
    11. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice kitty! You only get big guns by lifting big fish!🎣πŸ’ͺπŸ‘ŠπŸ˜œ
    12. gonna start calling you .12 gaugeπŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
    13. L M A O Chris and Capt! Just wanted you to see what kind of guns it takes to reel in a big bass next time your in Florida Chris! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks guys! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. HAHAHA
    15. any bigger and your boots will be hanging out of its mouth again 🀣
    16. your sleeves fell off?
    17. me-OW
    18. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    20. Rick S 0
      Monster! nice catch
    21. James Kasecky 0
      Nice!
    22. James Kasecky 0
      Nice!
    23. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    24. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    25. Thanks Debbie, C&RπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    26. Thanks BlancaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    27. Thanks MikeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    28. Nice one!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    29. James Daniel 0
      That is a beast channel, those things are crazy fighters!!
    30. I see a fish fry right there! Those big cats are fun!
    31. very nice
    32. Mike A. 0
      Nice fish Big Cat!
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  4. Headed to pond late morning and fished for 6 hours throwing everything I had for lures, only to catch a bunch of smaller ones. These two were caught hours apart ...more but were exact same length and weight on live bait.

    2 lb. 3 oz. 18.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Live Green Sunfish

    1. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice ones Robert. healthy looking fish.
    3. Rick Carey 0
      Thanks
    4. Good luck Rick! Tight lines! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Rick Carey 0
      Now that it's getting cooler here in Ohio 70s all week an mid 40s at night I want to try my luck slip bobber this weekend minnows for crappies
    6. Rick Carey 0
      Copy thanks have good day bud
    7. When I float them, through the back. When casting or trolling, through lips.
    8. Rick Carey 0
      Question for u how you hook your shad or minnows thru tail mouth back etc?
    9. Rick Carey 0
      Have a good day bud be safe n keep fishing when u can cause it's good for you..
    10. Exactly! Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Rick Carey 0
      nice one..can't beat live bait even tho kinda sway away from using it..when it gets slow gotta stretch the line somehow right??
    12. Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Couple Solid One'sπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Nice work BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. Thanks Bryan πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Good luck!
    15. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice oneπŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£! I’m hoping to get out to do some fishing tomorrow after the dentist? πŸ‘
    16. Thanks BrotherπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    17. Nice onesπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    18. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. They got to keep the bait Brooklyn! 🀣🀣🀣 ThanksπŸ‘ŠπŸ» C&R for me!
    20. Thanks MikeπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    21. Nice work!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    22. Do they at least get to keep those??? 😁🐟🎣
    23. Mike A. 0
      Live bait! Hard to beat. Nice Robert!
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  5. Squirmy little booger made me feel like Chris!!!🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣

    Channel Catfish with a Live Bluegill

    1. Thanks JennyπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Nice fish πŸ˜‚
    3. Nice fish πŸ˜‚
    4. Lmao🀣🀣🀣🀣 Thanks T!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. T Sen 0
      of all the ways to show off the fish you caught, that is definitely creative.....that fish sure has a nice tail....πŸ˜‚
    6. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. Lmao Bryan! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    8. πŸ˜‚nice one!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol! I think I better keep my mouth shut! Hopefully the fish did! πŸ˜œπŸ˜ŽπŸŽ£πŸ‘Š
    10. 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 Wasn't gonna let him hit the ground!
    11. Not really sure why you’re hitting yourself in the crotch with that fish... whatever floats your boat i guess πŸ˜‚
    12. Amen to that Ryan! 😬
    13. Thanks JamesπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    14. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ Of course Capt! Next time! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    15. Ryan Parker 0
      Good thing it don’t have teeth πŸ˜‚
    16. James Daniel 0
      Great cat Robert!!
    17. Use the Pinkie Robert!!!!!!!πŸ€£πŸ˜‚
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  6. These may look like the same fish, but I think they are brothers! Almost exact length and weight. 28.5" = 8#14oz 29" = 8#10oz Wasn't fooled into ...more thinking they were Bass this time. Lost 3 others, and one bigger than these that was ripping drag. They must be putting the feed bags on for the Winter. First cat I've caught in here in 2 years! They sure can fight!

    8 lb. 10 oz. 29.0 in. Channel Catfish with a Live Bluegill

    1. Thanks PaulisπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. That's a beautiful channel cat!
    3. I hope so Joel. Caught them over 10 pounds in here in past years, so I know there are bigger out there! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    4. Joel Norikane 0
      big head! he’s still growing!
    5. Joel Norikane 0
      big head! he’s still growing!
    6. Joel Norikane 0
      big head! he’s still growing!
    7. Thanks B!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    8. b ripoer 0
      Those are a couple tanks well done.
    9. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Thanks DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    11. Thanks JoshπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    12. Thanks BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Nice cats!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    14. They are fun to catch! Big kitty!! πŸ‘πŸ»
    15. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice kitty! πŸŽ£πŸ»πŸ‘Š
    16. Nice pair if channel cats buddyπŸ‘Œ..
    17. Thanks WalterπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    18. That they were Chris! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    19. Beefy kittens!
    20. NICE CAT
    21. Thanks RickπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    22. Rick S 0
      Biguns!!
    23. Thanks James!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»They are monster fighters in this pond! πŸ‘πŸ»
    24. That they are Mark! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    25. James Daniel 0
      Wow those Kit Cats are some chunks, channel cats also put up a fight don't they? Awesome catches Robert!!!
    26. Mark Merlin 0
      They are great fighter, the one I caught Saturday had my rod bent in half at the boat.
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  7. Took the Yak out a couple different times. Managed a few on the Chatterville Bait, crankbait, and Senkos. Nothing huge, but fun.

    Largemouth Bass with a Chatterbait

    1. Thanks brother! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. must have missed this one..sweet tho buddyπŸ‘πŸ»
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  8. Got to the pond this morning and within 20 minutes I had 3 turkeys fly in to my side of the pond. An omen for good luck perhaps????πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”

    1. Lol, haven't seen that one yet! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    2. T Sen 0
      did you get the new turkey plopper bait?
    3. James Daniel 0
      Yeah, That's true, rooster tails haha
    4. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈOf course! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Thanks Chris! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Chris Ploski 0
      They were trying to give you hint to use a rooster tail!
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  9. After the storm blew through this morning dropping an inch of much needed rain, I buzzed out to a pond for some gills for bait tomorrow. Ended up catching a dozen ...more of these little guys too. Wind blowing up to 37mph gusts made it fun throwing the ultralight..... not!!!!😑😑😑

    Largemouth Bass with a Johnson Beetle Spins

    1. Thanks BryanπŸ‘ŠπŸ» and I agree 100%!
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Lol!! Nice job! It’s been the hottest and windiest year combined that I can remember!πŸ”₯πŸ’¨
    3. Sorry Josh, I saw a few heads come up, but no bites! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£πŸ€£
    4. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Nice workπŸ˜€πŸ˜
    6. Nice catches budπŸ‘πŸ»........no turtles?πŸ™‚
    7. Thanks Debbie! 37mph is great for flying a kite! 🀣🀣🀣🀣
    8. Thanks B!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    9. b ripoer 0
      Looks like fun.
    10. Nice Robert! Wind is your friend??? πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€”
    11. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈπŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ But funny Capt! 🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣
    12. bait casting weatherπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    13. Nice BassinπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  10. Took a break from tree cleanup from the Derecho on Monday to sneak out on the pond. No big girls today, but plenty of tight lines with these little guys.

    Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. They are tough to beat Timothy πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    2. Timothy Lynn 0
      senkos every time. only bait you need for bass
    3. Timothy Lynn 0
      senkos every time. only bait you need for bass
    4. Thanks BπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. b ripoer 0
      Glad to hear you,Debbie, and uour families are safe. Thats a well deserved break. Nice catches.
    6. Thanks Bryan πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    7. Bryan Harper 0
      Looks like fun!πŸ‘ŠπŸ»πŸŽ£
    8. Not too bad Debbie, but on the bright side, we get a new roof!😁
    9. Thanks DragonπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    10. Hope your home and property didnt sustain too much damage😳
    11. SF7 Dragon 0
      Little guys are just as fun.
    12. Thanks MelissaπŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    13. Nice work!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    14. Thank you DebbieπŸ‘ŠπŸ» Sorry to hear you got it too. We had registered 90-100mph across the state!🀬🀬🀬 Be safe during cleanup!
    15. Lmao Josh🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣.... but no!
    16. Thanks Cat! πŸ‘ŠπŸ» Very true!
    17. Can't argue with that Capt! πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    18. We had a lot of damage from that too. Over 6 inches in less than 2 hours and winds up to 70 mph. Came back from Fl to a huge mess. Glad you guys survived. Fishing ...more makes everything better anyway! Nice πŸ‘
    19. wacky rig senko's?πŸ™‚
    20. Cat Slayer 0
      Nice.... better than gettin skunked right? And also come check out my content I got some awesome stuff
    21. beats clearing trees 🌲 by a bunch!!!!
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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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