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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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Whitney… NOT CATCHING

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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Whitney… Halloween minus one…

It’s Thursday, October 30, 2014… Halloween minus one day…  Trick or treat! And, as the fishing when, it was a trick.. as for the day, it was a treat!   We were on the lake about 8:15.  Sunrise was at 7:45.  The stats today were: Air Temperature:  50° Wind:  2 to 5 mph Skies:  Partly […]

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Whitney…. Cloudy & Cool

Yes Sir!!!!!!!!  It was a nice day on the lake…. definitely cloudy and cool to start.  We didn’t rush to get to the lake…  rolled into McCown Valley Park about 7:45…. OK, we missed sunrise by about 15 minutes… no big deal. Camping in the fall on Whitney must be great…. we don’t camp out, […]

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Fishing Whitney on the Hump….

Well, it is Wednesday… HUMP DAY….  if you measure time in weeks…  but, since we are retired, it doesn’t much matter other than it is not the weekend when we hate to fish. The statistics for today…. Air Temperature:  55° at 8:30 a.m. Skies:  CLEAR…  a Willie Nelson “Nothing but BLUE SKIES” Day Wind:   2 […]

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