COLDWATER- Fishing is best on the spring creeks and Jackson tailwater. Small mayfly patterns are key in the mornings during the Trico hatch. Beetles, hoppers, and ants have been fooling fish on the spring creeks. For the Jackson, nymphing is more productive. Princes, Pheasant Tails, Hare’s Ears, and Jackson River Specials are all good.
WARMWATER- Bug fishing is on for smallmouth. Drifting poppers has been taking big fish in the rivers. Largemouth fishing in ponds and lakes has been slow in the heat. Right at sunset has been good; be sure … Read More »
COLDWATER: Rainfall in the mountains has kept trout fishing good. The larger trout streams are fishing well with terrestrial flies such as Skilton’s Ant, smaller beetles, and hopper patterns. Fish have been keying on smaller mayflies as well in the mornings and evenings. A small Parachute Adams or BWO pattern will take these fish.
WARMWATER: Smallmouth fishing is where its at right now. Popper fishing has been very good, as has subsurface action with Clawdads and Clousers. The heat has stillwater fish sluggish so we recommend rivers to find the best … Read More »
COLDWATER- The best fishing right now is on the spring creeks and Jackson tailwater below Gathright Dam. Mossy and Beaver Creeks are fishing well with terrestrial patterns right now, with ants, beetles, and hoppers taking most fish. Now is a time to go get that big brown or rainbow. The Jackson River is fishing well; Prince and Pheasant Tail nymphs being most productive. At times, beetles and sulphur dries are doing well.
WARMWATER- The heat has the largemouth fishing best early and late in the day. The fish will still aggressively … Read More »
Chesapeake Bay: Those targeting Flounder are finding more and more success for keepers lately. Many places are producing fish, such as Back River Beef, the CBBT the Coleman Bridge on the York, and Kiptopeke. Drifting a squid/minnow combination is working well, but jigging bucktails over structure is very productive also. Many are chasing Cobia in the lower bay right now. Some are being successful with sight casting but currently chumming and bottom fishing seems to be working better. The CBBT is a good place, as is Latimer Shoals. The west … Read More »