Bartlett Lake 12-22-18

Air temp 39 water 52. Arrived at the lake 7.30am. Tried fishing some spinner baits and small crank baits wth no success. We started looking for shad and bass in the creek channels. All the fish we found were very deep 40 to 50 ft. We then started fishing steep drop offs with points close […]

Bartlett Lake 11.30.18

Today it was my pleasure to take Trent fishing for his 12th Birthday.  Mom, Jessica who works at the Bass Pro Shop promised Trent a fishing trip with the Bass Pro Shop Pro.  We bundled up because it was very cold and raining.  The temp had dropped to 45 degrees.  Fishing was extremely tough, but […]

Bartlett Lake 11.29.18

Today we started fishing at 8:30 am.  The temperature was 48 degrees and the water temp was a chilly 59 degrees.  Fishing slows down when the water temperatures drop.  To get the fish to bite, you have to move the rod slowly and use smaller worms to attract the fish.   Marshal who was fishing with […]

Lake Pleasant 11.14.18

Doc and his son, Owen went with me to Lake Pleasant today.  We decided to start in the coves of the main lake to stay out of the wind and cold.  Temperature today was only 43 degrees and the water temp was 65 degrees.  Owen surprised us all and caught the first fish on drop […]

Roosevelt Lake 11.13.18

Traveled to Roosevelt Lake today.  Temperature was only 28 degrees, very cold and windy.  Water temp was 60 degrees.  The fish had all moved to deeper water – 20′ or deeper.  We started with Tx rig trick worms (watermelon candy) and caught a few fish.  With the colder temps, we decided to switch to drop […]

Bartlett Lake 11.6.18

Today at Bartlett Lake the water temp was 64 degrees and the temperature was 34 degrees.  A cold front had come in.  The fishing was tough.  We started with worms and began catching fish on TX rigs.  We used trick worms (watermelon candy) in 10′ – 20′ of water.  We moved onto drop shot and […]