Spring time in the winter…

Yes, it is the end of January and we had 75° plus weather today…   gorgeous!!!! In fact, we will start with the stats today: Air Temperature:   50° at our 8:30 a.m. launch.  77° when we left at 2:30 p.m. Skies:   Clear, with a few clouds by mid-day Wind:  2 to 5 from the W/NW Water […]

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January 20… another day on the lake..

As the old saying goes: “You have to make hay when the sun shines”…  Well, Tuesday was one of those days..  relatively warm, lots of sunshine and not much wind.  We can’t turn those days down, life is too short.  We thought about going on Monday, but decided that wind looked better on Tuesday even […]

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Whitney January, 2015

Well, it is the middle of the month…  the 16th actually.  The Boss and I are celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary by going fishing.  Actually, that was one of the first things we did together…  bass fishing.   Her Dad was a commercial fisherman in Louisiana and boy could she paddle a boat.  I knew I […]

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Aquilla, a quick look

We were down in Peoria yesterday and had some time to kill. It has been a while since we have gone to Aquilla, so we decided to run by and see “How High Is The Water, Mamma?” Well, the fact is, the water isn’t rising.   And, it is not HIGH!  Here are some quick photos […]

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Cool & Cloudy

Other than a little cool, it was a great day on the lake…  the wind was down, mostly cloudy…  Just all in all a great fishing day. Here are the stats: Air Temperature:   52° at our 12 p.m. launch, and it didn’t get over 60° all afternoon. Skies:  Mostly cloudy, though the sun came out […]

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On The Lake Again….

The Boss should re-write Willie’s “On The Road Again” as “On The Lake Again” for us…  Man it is great to get out on the water.  What a way to spend a November Tuesday. There were no other rigs in the ramp parking lot when we launched.  But we did see a couple of boats […]

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Just pidlling with some numbers….

It IS winter time and it is not even Thanksgiving yet… We have been spending a lot of time inside. We didn’t even get to the lake once last week. I have been thinking lately about the bass catching we have been doing at Whitney…. Bass have been few and far between for us and […]

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It is probably just us…  if you looked up “amateur fishermen” on the Internet, you would find our picture right by the definition…    In fact, out luck this year has generally been best described as “terrible.”  I don’t even know if we could be classified as fishermen.. well maybe fisherman, but not catchermen.     […]

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