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Gun Lake Opener

Posted on May 28, 2009 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

This past weekend, May 23rd, I decided to test my skills and enter into a team tournament, as an individual contestant. I pre-fished the day before and found that the majority of largemouth had already spawned and were guarding fry. I quickly deducted that it would be easy to catch a limit shallow but that I might have to go deep to catch some bigger fish. I had some success fishing deep, but the fish seemed to be about the same size. Gun Lake is known to have big weights from spawning smallm...

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Early Spring Fishing

Posted on May 16, 2009 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Fishing in the spring always seems to be one of the funnest times to go bass fishing, since during this time of year there is a great potential to catch lots of bass and usually a few hawgs. This past week I went fishing on a small private lake in an aluminum boat and this scenario was never more real. I started throwing a centipede on a large flat with lily pads growing in clumps all over it. When the sun came up I could see some sand spots and tried to target these areas with the centipede....

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FLW College Fishing Opener

Posted on May 16, 2009 at 3:38 PM Comments comments (0)

The FLW College Fishing Tour had its opening tournament for the Central division on May 9th, 2009. The tournament was held on Kentucky and Barkley lakes in Gilbertsville, Kentucky. As you may know already, I am the president of Collegiate Bass Fishing at CMU and was competing in the tournament with Kevin Finkbeiner representing Central Michigan University. Going into the tournament I felt very confident since I had competed in some large tournaments on the lakes before and conditions were loo...

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