1. Headed out at dusk. Few small bass and then this One hit the Large Beetle Spin It was enough to make it exciting 😊

    2 lb. 4 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. Thank you B!
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice one.
    3. Thanks everyone! It felt good to catch something a little bigger. It had been a while.
    4. Rick S 0
      Nice one!
    5. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Debbie!!
    6. Nice one Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    7. Nice catch!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    8. Nice
    9. Nice!!!!! WTG πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  2. I’ve posted a few painted Wild Turkey feathers In the past featuring fish but keep getting asked if that’s all I paint. Nope, Im a wildlife artist and enjoy all ...more of nature, although the fishes hold my heart This is just a small sample. Thank you kindly for looking 😊🎣 Twigsfinsfurartllc.com

    1. Thank you Alfred, Neal, Bryan and Dave!!!
    2. dave miller 0
      unbelievable πŸ‘πŸ‘
    3. Nice work!πŸŽ£πŸ€™
    4. Neal M 0
    5. awesome work
    6. Thank you Robert, Mike, George, Melissa lol, Chad, and Bill!! You’re right Morris, you hav to view them in person to really appreciate it. Thank you!
    7. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. they are absolutely stunning when you see one in person. the details are incredible 😁
    9. Chad Jaco 0
      They look great Debbie!!!πŸ‘
    10. Incredible work!! You're a brush virtuoso!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    11. Wow
    12. Missouri’s Premier Wildlife Artist!!!
    13. Mike A. 0
      Very awesome Debbie! Truly amazing.
    14. WOW Debbie! Those are truly amazing! 10 out of 10!!!!!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  3. My biggest little bass from today lol. Can’t always be a hawg! 😊🎣

    Largemouth Bass with a Johnson Beetle Spins

    1. thank you B!
    2. b ripoer 0
      Nice one Debbie
    3. thanks Bryan!
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice one!πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Thank you kindly everyone! Much appreciated 😎🎣
    6. alfred kinney 0
      nice one
    7. Nice one Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Nice catch!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    9. Rick S 0
      WTG Debbie!
    10. Nice
    11. Bill Fussell 0
    12. Nice Bass Debbie πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    13. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice catch Debbie!!
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  4. Under a smoke filled sky blown in from the western fires the crappie were hitting very light. I missed most of them but managed a few nice ones and several bass ...more around 12-14 inches. The water temp has finally started the downward trend! Good to be out πŸŽ£πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ»

    Black crappie with a Worden's Original Rooster Tails

    1. lol Christopher!
    2. crappietastic!
    3. Appreciate it B!
    4. b ripoer 0
      Nice slab
    5. Thanks all! Looking forward to fall fishing and larger catches πŸ™ƒπŸŽ£
    6. Nice one!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    7. Nice
    8. Bill Fussell 0
      supper time πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    9. Slab alertπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Debbie!!
    11. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice slab!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    12. Thank you Robert
    13. Thanks Jim! 😊
    14. Awesome Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    15. Jim Golden 0
      The lighting suits you!
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  5. Few small ones and a couple bass. Only thing they would hit was a beetle spin with a black skirt. Wind was crazy but hey I built some new arm muscles πŸ’ͺ🎣

    Black Crappie with a black beetle spin

    1. Thank you Bryan! Fish always make me smile πŸ˜€
    2. Thank you Bryan! Fish always make me smile πŸ˜€
    3. Haha Morris! Just toning my 13lb bass guns πŸ˜‚
    4. Thanks Rick!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Slab Deb! Keep smilin’! πŸŽ£β­οΈπŸ‘
    6. Crappie have no chance
    7. be sure those new guns are registered with the local police 😁
    8. Rick S 0
    9. Thank you Melissa!!!
    10. Bill, it was the beat of workouts for sure πŸ‘πŸ»πŸŽ£
    11. George it wasn’t that big but hey they all count!
    12. Thanks Chad!
    13. Oh it was a blast in a yak Robert I need to pay more attention to the forecasts lol! Thank you 😎
    14. Nice one!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    15. Bill Fussell 0
      the stronger arms will be for haulin in a biggun :)
    16. Looks like a big one
    17. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Debbie!!🎣😊
    18. Very nice Debbie! Isn't that wind fun? πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  6. Another painting on a Wild Turkey Feather of a White Crappie making a turn. Feedback as always is much appreciated. View my art at Twigsfinsfurartllc.com

    1. Thank you James!
    2. James Martin 0
      Nice painting
    3. Thats pretty cool Aldo! Thank you as well!
    4. I really try Tom! Thank you sir!! πŸ‘
    5. Tom T-Sea 0
      serious talent!
    6. Aldo Rosado 0
      Very nice indeed being I'm part Seminole Indian I love it.;
    7. Thanks so much Ethan and B! Much appreciate!
    8. b ripoer 0
      Very nice Debbie. Love the iridescent colors abd detail in the background.
    9. Ethan Smith 0
      incredible painting
    10. Thank you so much!
    11. Really nice!! Looks amazing!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    12. Outstanding
    13. Mike A. 0
      Beautiful! What vision you have. Great work!
    14. alfred kinney 0
      awesome job love ur work
    15. Thank you everyone! If it passes with my Fishidy peeps I feel I've achieved my goal. Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    16. That’s awesome!
    17. Bill Fussell 0
    18. WOW! You've got the touch Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» I can picture the Rooster Tail or Beetle Spin in front of him! 😁😁😁
    19. Awesome πŸ‘πŸ‘
    20. Neal M 0
      looks awesome!!
    21. Chad Jaco 0
      Looks perfect to me Debbie!!
    22. Rick S 0
      That looks amazing!
    23. Tod Fisher 0
      looks great Debbie
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  7. Caught my first ever Snook today! Actually caught at least 20+. Nothing huge but great fighters! I'm now hooked on salt for sure. 😁🎣

    Snook with a sardine

    1. Thank you Chad! I sure hope so 😊🎣
    2. Rick, it doesn't get any better! Thank you!
    3. Rick S 0
      Very nice Debbie, looks like a lot of fun!
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Congratulations on your first of many Debbie!!
    5. Got that right Melissa! And you can lip them without losing your hand!! πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ Thanks lady!
    6. Thanks B! Now I just need a big one lol!!!
    7. Yes it sure is Bill! Never know what you might pull up!
    8. Thanks George!
    9. Thanks Robert! I could catch them all day!!! 🎣😁
    10. πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜€Nice!! Congrats! Even the smaller snook are sassy!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    11. b ripoer 0
      Congrats Debbie they are fun.
    12. Bill Fussell 0
      saltwater can be addicting lol !!!!!!
    13. Very nice
    14. Congrats Debbie. They are fun and fight great! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  8. It might be small but it still counts! Caught many of these little guys today. Fantastic little bait stealers too. They started biting as the tide was going out.

    10.0 in. Mangrove Snapper with a Live Shrimp

    1. Thank you kindly everyone! The water was so deep blue. Today I'll catch larger ones George. πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    2. Nice work! Great pic!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    3. You catch bigger fish in Missouri.
    4. Buddy Pierce 0
      beautiful picture Debbie.
    5. Bill Fussell 0
      awesome πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. Rick S 0
      enjoy Naples, catch a bunch!
    7. Nice Debbie! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Nice Mang and pic Debbie πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜Ž
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  9. Mix of Black and White Crappie, nothing huge. Enough for a good meal and to share with my elderly neighbor! What amazing weather we have right now! πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸŽ£

    11.0 in. Black Crappie with a Johnson Beetle Spins

    1. Thank you Thomas! I’ll keep that in mind.
    2. Thomas Moore 0
      Deb, I love all your crappie pictures. I am close to your area and have a Bass boat. any interest in crappie fishing together sometime? I can pick you up in my ...more boat.
    3. Thomas Moore 0
      Deb, I love all your crappie pictures. I am close to your area and have a Bass boat. any interest in crappie fishing together sometime? I can pick you up in my ...more boat.
    4. Doug Pounders 0
      Nice fish
    5. Thank you B! πŸ‘πŸ˜
    6. b ripoer 0
      Very nice Debbie
    7. Yes sir Scott! Thanks!!
    8. Very soon Tom! Thank you πŸ‘
    9. Thanks George!
    10. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice...looks like fish fry time...
    11. tom dell 0
      nice when is the fry
    12. Great trip
    13. Melissa I wasn't sure of your location. Thank you anyway!!! 😁🎣
    14. Thanks Neal!
    15. Neal M 0
      great job
    16. Neal M 0
      great job
    17. I wish I could be helpful. Naples is a little further south,and I 'm unfamiliar with any spots.πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    18. Thanks Melissa! She loves fried crappie and her smile brings me so much joy. Headed down your way today to Naples if you know any bass water I can hit 🎣😎
    19. Great haul!! Nice neighborly skills!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
    20. Thank you Scott!! 😁🎣
    21. Chad, yes a nice full stringer! Was a weird weather day so I was pleased. Thank you! 😎
    22. Thank you Alfred, Rick and Bill πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘
    23. You know it Robert. I tried to Rooster tail first and I swear I could hear them laughing at me. Beetle spin got the last laugh today πŸ˜‚
    24. Scott Schulte 0
      damn nice again
    25. Bill Fussell 0
    26. Chad Jaco 0
      Looks like a full stringer!! Nice job Debbie!!
    27. Rick S 0
    28. alfred kinney 0
    29. Woohoo Beetle Spin never fails!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Good eats Debbie!
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  10. Caught a ton of bass tonight. Four well over 2lbs. This was the largest I landed but I defiantly lost the largest one. Great night!

    3 lb. 3 oz. Largemouth Bass with a River2Sea Whopper Plopper

    1. Thank you Carl! πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    2. carl schulze 0
      nice catch debbie
    3. Thank you Bryan and Rick! Summertime rocks!! 🎣🍻😁
    4. Rick S 0
      Sounds like a great night!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice Largie!πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    6. Thanks everyone! Sure was an exciting evening with the fish! πŸ˜πŸ‘
    7. Buddy Pierce 0
      great catch.
    8. Robert Coleman 0
      Plopper Power!!!!!! You'll be back for the big one! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    9. Bill Fussell 0
    10. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Debbie!!
    11. Melissa Norris 0
      WTG😊 Nice catch!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜
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I enjoy fishing more than anyone I know. A lifelong Missouri resident. Happily married, kind hearted angler. Also a Wildlife Artist and paint ...more what I catch. If you have a minute please check out my art at Twigsfinsfurartllc.com

Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass, Crappie Trout and anything else that swims. Love fly fishing the springs in southern Missouri for trout.
  • Waterway Lake of the Ozarks
  • Lure Whatever they're biting