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Aug 27-30, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Again this week…we had to work for every bite we got this past week, but we still managed some good fish each day.  Early morning and late afternoon top water continued to provide good action using spooks, Rapala Pop-R’s, and Buzzbaits worked over grass flats.  When that bite slowed we turned Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits rigged for punching the grass along channels. Water temperatures range from 83- 86 degrees.  The typical frog bite is running behind mainly because the grass just has not developed as normal - I look for the frog action to really pick up later in September and October. Do to the continued extreme heat all fish where caught, pictured once and released.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the fall frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Aug 19-25, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week or so on Guntersville...we had to work for every bite we got this past week, but we still managed some good fish each day.  Early morning and late afternoon top water continued to provide good action using spooks, Rapala Pop-R’s, and Buzzbaits worked over grass flats. What grass matts we had found this month have taken a beating from the heavy rains and high water last week.  When that bite slowed we turned Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits rigged for punching the grass along channels. Water temperatures range from 83- 86 degrees.  Do to the continued extreme heat all fish where caught, pictured once and released as they should be on guide trips and leisure outings.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Aug 12, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week on Guntersville...Early morning and late afternoon top water continued to provide good action using spooks, Rapala Pop-R’s, and Buzzbaits worked over grass flats.  When that bite slowed we turned Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits rigged for punching the grass along channels. Water temperatures range from 83- 86 degrees on the main lake/channel.  Do to the continued extreme heat all fish where caught, pictured once and released as they should be on guide trips and leisure outings.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Aug 4-5 2014 Lake Guntersville - Spent the last two days with Gary from South Alabama and his son Corey who is home on leave from the Marine Corp. the guys caught good numbers of fish mostly during the early morning, both days the bite dropped off after ten for us.  We caught them on Buzzbaits, Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, Spooks, Rapala X-Rap poppers and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits. Water temperatures range from 83- 84 degrees on the main lake/channel.  Do to the extreme heat all fish where caught, pictured once and released as they should be on guide trips.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

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Aug 1 2014 Lake Guntersville - Spent the morning with Tom and Sandie Tenner from Huntsville AL. as they caught good numbers of fish and Sandie caught her first ever double on a Rapala X-Rap popper. We caught them on Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, Spooks, Rapala X-Rap poppers and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits. Water temperatures range from 81-84 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 31 2014 Lake Guntersville –   Fishing so far this week has been very enjoyable and we’re still catching good fish.  Today was the better day of the last couple as we saw an improvement in numbers and quality of fish.  Hats off to young Braxton who put several good fish in the boat today.  We caught them on Mussel Crawler Jigs from Tightline Jigs, 1.5 crankbaits, Buzzbaits and Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits. Water temperatures range from 81-84 degrees on the main lake/channel.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof Frog Only tournament is 9 Aug 2014 out of Goose Pond, the grass is improving every day.  All fish are pictured only once and released immediately!  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 27 2014 Lake Guntersville –   Hit the water today as a tournament angler for the first time in 3-4 years, Black/Blue Mussel Crawler Jig with a D-Bomb paid off today with five fish for 24.65 pounds and my non boater had 17.10 pounds for a combined total of 41.75 and the win.  Yes, all fish where release alive and well. We also used and caught fish on a DT 16 Rapala Crank Bait. Water temperatures range from 82-84 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It took just over 21 pounds for the win in Saturday’s King Frog Tournament…setting the stage for The 10th Annual Snag Proof Frog Only tournament is 9 Aug 2014 out of Goose Pond. All fish are pictured only once and release immediately!  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

                                                                       

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July 26, 2014 Lake Guntersville – We fish the gambit the last couple days as I had the pleasure of fishing with repeat clients.  You must be ready to change presentation this time of the year, but for us Flipping/punching with a ¾ to 1 ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb in hydrilla proved to be the most reliable when the sun came out, we also caught lots of good fish using Hollow Body Frogs such as a Snag Proof Black in color, big worms on ½ ounce Shaky Heads, Jigs, top water lures such as Sammy’s and Spooks. Water temperatures range from 82-84 degrees on the main lake/channel. The 10th Annual Snag Proof Frog Only tournament is 9 Aug 2014 out of Goose Pond. All fish are pictured only once and release immediately!  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 23, 2014 Lake Guntersville –Good couple days to the lake with a bunch of Great folks having lots of fun catching fish. Flipping/punching with a ¾ to 1 ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb in hydrilla proved to be the most reliable when the sun came out, we also caught lots of good fish using big worms on ½ ounce Shaky Heads, Jigs, top water lures such as Buzzbaits and Spooks. Water temperatures range from 82-84 degrees on the main lake/channel. It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 18, 2014 Lake Guntersville –Hit the water yesterday with fellow guide Capt Phillip Criss for some exploring and fun fishing.  While the most reliable bite had been flipping/punching with a ¾ to 1 ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb, it only produced a couple of bite yesterday.  The better pattern with the cooler temps and rain for us was top water lures such as Ribbet Frogs and Spooks.  To dispel some rumors or ease some concerns we’ve been hearing; the grass seems to be 2-3 weeks behind normal.  In the coming weeks we should start seeing more and more areas like the one pictured.  Water temperatures dropped due to the cooler nights/ rain and range from 79-83 degrees on the main lake/channel. It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 13-17, 2014 Lake Guntersville – For the past week we found the lake/fishing conditions to be close to normal for July on both Guntersville and Tim’s Ford.  This week was all about getting young anglers catching fish and everyone had great time on the water. Congratulations to Duckett Fishing for beings awarded “Best Freshwater Rod” at ICAST today!  For the most part we had to slow down our presentations and change tactics throughout the day. Over the past week we have caught fish in every depth of water this week from 3 to 30 feet.  When there is water moving you can catch them on deep diving crank baits and Swimbaits, there is still several places where bass are schooling and if you are there when it happens you can catch them on top, we found Pop-R’s to work best.  The most reliable bite for us has been flipping/punching with a ¾ to 1 ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb. We are still catching a few fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day.  Water temperatures range from 84-89 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


July 7-11, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Conditions are about normal for summer time fishing on Guntersville.  Clients are catching fish and all are having a great time on the water.   I highly recommend anglers slow down their presentations and be ready to change tactics throughout the day. Over the past week we have caught fish in every depth of water this week from 3 to 30 feet.  When there is water moving you can catch them on deep diving crank baits and Swimbaits, there is several places where bass are schooling and if you are there when it happens you can catch them on top.  The most reliable bite for us has been flipping/punching with a ¾ ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb. We are still catching fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day.  Water temperatures range from 84-89 degrees on the main lake/channel. It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  The 10
th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


July 5, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This past week has been up and down for us, but everyone still managed to catch fish and have a good time on the lake.  For the most part sometime during the day you can really smash them, the rest of the time you have to really work for them and make every bite count. The best advice is to slow down presentations and be ready to change tactics throughout the day. I say that because we caught fish in every depth of water this week from 3 to 30 feet.  When there is water moving you can catch them on deep diving crank baits and Swimbaits, there is several places where bass are schooling and if you are there when it happens you can catch them on top.  The most reliable bite for us has been flipping with a ¾ ounce Tungsten and D-Bomb. We are still catching fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day.  Keep a Pop-R handy and you can run the numbers up fast if you can find some of the schooling fish running the main channel.  Water temperatures range from 84-86 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in


28-29 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – Couple of enjoyable days on the lake with clients from Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.  Its work out there folks, we are in the “Dog Days” of summer and you need to slow down your presentations  With that said we still managed to catch good fish with Sunday be tougher than Saturday.  We caught fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day.  Keep a Pop-R handy and you can run the numbers up fast if you can find some of the schooling fish running the main channel.  We caught some good fish as well flipping the milfoil in area where it is topping out.  We used ¾ ounce STC Tungsten and super bug D-Bombs from Missile baits. Water temperatures range from 81-85 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  There is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


26 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – Another good day on the lake with six time returning client Joseph Poole.  We caught plenty of fish and lots of fun! Here is our two best from today, Joseph put some good fish in the boat today using a 3/8 Black Buzzbait early.  Understand we are starting the “Dog Days” of summer and you need to slow down your presentations.  We caught fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day.  You can run the numbers up fast if you can find some of the schooling fish running the main channel.  We caught some good fish as well flipping the milfoil in area where it is topping out.  We used ¾ ounce STC Tungsten and super bug D-Bombs from Missile baits. Water temperatures range from 81-85 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  There is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


21-22 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – Spent two great days with exceptional families this past weekend on Guntersville.  While everyone had lots of fun and caught plenty of fish! Understand we are starting the “Dog Days” of summer and you need to slow down your presentations.  We caught fish in the lily pads and scattered Milfoil with hollow body frogs off and on during the day. As well as flipping the milfoil in area where it is topping out.  We used ¾ ounce STC Tungsten and super bug D-Bombs from Missile baits. On Saturday, we also put some in the boat using a ½ ounce shaky head with a Magnum Trick Worm on the main channel ledges and secondary ledges.  Water temperatures range from 81-85 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog and flipping/punching action.  There is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s Go Fish'in"


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19 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – Jon and Jeremy from Birmingham AL. joined me yesterday for some early season grass flipping and frog action.  We started out early in the lily pads with hollow body frogs where we caught a few than we picked up the flipping sticks moved out to the milfoil which is starting to top out.  We used ¾ ounce STC Tungsten and super bug D-Bombs from Missile baits to put a whole bunch of fish in the boat.  Water temperatures range from 81-85 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog action.  With that said there is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


15-17 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – Over the past couple days, we caught fish at every depth of water you can put the boat in from 1 to 25 foot of water.  The ledge fishing is good, especially when there is some current with ½ and ¾ ounce Tightline Mussel Crawler Jigs, 8-10 inch worms and deep diving crankbaits such as a Rapala DT -20 or 16.  In areas where the grass is starting to top out; we have found a great hollow body frog and flipping bite in thick primrose and lily pads.  If you looking for pure numbers; early in the morning and late afternoon several schools of bass are running the main channel grass lines.  Water temperatures range from 81-85 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog action.  With that said there is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



9-10 June 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for Monday and Tuesday of this week.  The heavy rains and storms have not affected the fishing much.  We caught fish at every depth of water you can put the boat in from 1 to 25 foot of water.  The ledge fishing is great with ½ and ¾ ounce Tightline Mussel Crawler Jigs, 8-10 inch worms and deep diving crankbaits such as a Rapala DT -20 or 16.  We also found a great hollow body frog and flipping bite in thick primrose and lily pads with milfoil mixed in.  If you looking for pure numbers; early in the morning and late afternoon we found several schools running the main channel grass lines.  There is several areas throughout the lake where the grass is starting to top out on the surface despite the fact we just experienced the coldest winter in years.  The top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through the summer.  Water temperatures range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  It’s time to get your dates reserved for the early season frog action.  With that said there is a couple of great frog tournaments coming up soon; New this year is the King Frog Bass Tour on July 26, August 30, September 27 with a two day Championship on 11 & 12 Oct 2014 out of Goose Pond, rules and entry forms can be found at www.kingfrogbassseries.com or call Gene Brooks at 423-645-3547.  The 10th Annual Snag Proof tournament is scheduled for August 9th 2014, POC is Jamie Shay at Goose Pond Bait Tackle and Grill.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

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7-8 June 2014 Lake Guntersville - I don’t believe there is anything much better than seeing folks get their first blow-up and actually catch their first hollow body frog fish! Whether they are thirty something or ten it’s always accompanied by excitement and scream of Holly…..  Over the past couple days, I’ve had the pleasure of fishing with the Walton Family from Huntsville along with John and his dad today.  Both days we had a lot of fun catching fish on hollow body frogs, Tightline Jigs and Missile D-Bombs.  The top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through the summer. Water temperatures range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

5-6 June 2014 Lake Guntersville -  Despite dodging storms the past few days JR and Randy yesterday, then Charlie and Carol today had a lot of fun catching some Guntersville Giants…Buzz baits, hollow body frogs, Tightline Jigs and flipping Missile D-Bombs was the lures that put them in the boat.  The top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through the summer. Water temperatures range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action.  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

3 June 2014 Lake Guntersville Spent a great day with Chad Hoover from HOOK1 in Hendersonville TN and the film crew from Kayak Bass Anglers…not many pictures did not want to give the show up before it airs, but let’s just say we crushed some toads on frogs and flipping D-Bombs…Father’s Day is just around the corner and we offer Gift Certificates for Dad, which can be used later!!!  Water temperatures have jumped with the warm days and range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  Now is the time to get your reservations in for the Great Guntersville top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through late August. It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action, which typically starts late July!!! I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


31 May & 1 June 2014 Lake Guntersville Two fantastic days on Guntersville…Saturday it was John and Trey from McMinnville TN and Yesterday Jody and Penny Allen from Henagar AL joined me.  Saturday the guy’s wanted to catch fish from the ledges and we did on Jigs.  Sunday it was all top water, Jody caught his fish bass ever on a Rapala Pop-r and Penny continued the trend with a chug bug all worked around the Shad Spawn which has fired up on the main channel.  The best producer on the ledges and shell beds remained Tightline Muscle Crawler Jigs with Missile Baits Twin Turbo Tail Trailers worked in 12 to 25 FOW.   Father’s Day is just around the corner and we offer Gift Certificates for Dad, which can be used later!!!  Water temperatures have jumped with the warm days and range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  Now is the time to get your reservations in for the Great Guntersville top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through late August. It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action, which typically starts late July!!! I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

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29-30 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – It has been a blast on Guntersville the last couple days…I have the pleasure of fishing with the Brett and Camron on Thursday and today it was the Asbery’s.   Both days we fished several ledges and shell beds with Tightline Muscle Crawler Jigs with Missile Baits Twin Turbo Tail Trailers worked in 12 to 25 FOW.   The big fish for Thursday was Brett (Dad) with his 8.15 and today it was Laura with her 5 pound fish.  Fish with these two families today, reminded me that Father’s Day is just around the corner and we offer Gift Certificates for Dad, which can be used later!!!  Water temperatures have jumped with the warm days and range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  Now is the time to get your reservations in for the Great Guntersville top water bite and the ledge bite has really fired up! I look for it to continue through late August. It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action, which typically starts late July!!! I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


28 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Cliff Hemstock from New Market AL, joined me today for a day of ledge fishing. We had slow periods and times when the action was non-stop as we absolutely had a blast fishing several ledges and shell beds with Tightline Muscle Crawler Jigs with Missile Baits Twin Turbo Tail Trailers worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Mid-morning prior clients Tony Kirkpatrick and Greg called and need some advice…results 7.10 on a Tightline Jig!  Water temperatures have jumped with the warm days and range from 80-82 degrees on the main lake/channel.  If you are fishing out in the heat (even on cloudy days) please make sure you are drinking plenty of water and using some type of sunscreen!  Now is the time to get your reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up and I look for it to continue through late August. It’s also time to start getting your dates reserved for the early season frog action, which typically starts late July!!! I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


24-25 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – I hope everyone enjoyed their Memorial Day Weekend as much as our clients and us have. Please take sometime today to remember and honor those who have fallen, served and continue to serve this great nation.  My guy’s absolutely had a blast fishing several ledges and shell beds with Tightline Muscle Crawler Jigs with Missile Baits Twin Turbo Tail Trailers worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Special thanks to Pat and Wade as the editors for The Angler Magazine follow us around yesterday for a photo shoot and they managed several giants and even a double for some great action shots!  Capt Thompson took a Grandpa and Grandson out yesterday and they caught them on the back channel grass with Rattle Traps and big worms, highlighted by the grandson putting a 6.15 in the boat on a Rattle Trap!  Water temperatures have jumped with the warm days and range from 78 to 81 degrees on the main lake/channel.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up and I look for it to continue through late August.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

23 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Another great day on Guntersville this time with Mark and Mark… we absolutely had a blast fishing several ledges and shell beds with Tightline Muscle Crawler Jigs with Missile Baits Twin Turbo Tail Trailers worked in 12 to 25 FOW. …their best five out of the 30 plus caught went well over 28 pounds...Water temperatures range from 74-76 degrees on the main lake/channel.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up and I look for it to continue through late August.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

22 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Lynn and Mark from Hendersonville  TN. Fished with me today and had a blast learning ledges and electronics…their best five out of the 30 plus caught went in the 24 or better pound range. Also, Capt Criss was on the water with some of our clients, Dave and Casey they had good day as well, boating over 30 fish with the best being 6.5 pounds fishing deeper humps and ledges.  Water temperatures range from 72-75 degrees on the main channel. The best fish came on a 1/2 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) and it put the majority in the boat; we also fished and caught fish on Tomahawk worms and D-Bombs…all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up and I look for it to continue through late August.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

21 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Kurt brought Sheri with him today and after a slow start they caught up fast…This was Sheri’s first time ever bass fishing and she is hooked for life after boating a 6 pounder….Their best five out of the 30 plus caught went in the 22-23 pound range.  Water temperatures range from 72-75 degrees on the main channel. The best fish came on a Senko rigged on a ½ ounce shaky head, but a 1/2 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) put the majority in the boat; all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

19-20 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Kurt from Nebraska wanted to learn ledge fishing and for the last two days he has been putting them in the boat. Each day our best five have been in the 23-25 pound range.  Water temperatures range from 72-75 degrees on the main channel.  Our best fish along with most of our fish came on a Missile Baits D-Bombs (Candy Grass) and Tomahawk Worm (Love Bug) rigged on a ½ ounce tungsten Texas Style. 1/2 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) followed closely all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn should fire up over the next couple weeks, the ledge bite has really started to fire up.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


18 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Roland, Joe and Cody had a blast today catching lots of fish despite the rain and wind. Water temperatures range from 70-72 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish along with most of our fish came on a Missile Baits Tomahawk Worm (Love Bug) rigged on a ½ ounce tungsten Texas Style. 1/2 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) follow closely all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May, the ledge bite has really started to fire up.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

17 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Today, I ran a Ledge Pattern today with Brian and his dad from LaGrange GA. Water temperatures have dropped a little and range from 70-72 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish along with most of our fish came on a Missile Baits Tomahawk Worm (Love Bug) rigged on a ½ ounce tungsten Texas Style. 1/2 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) follow closely all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May, the ledge bite has really started to fire up.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

14 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Ronnie and Ronald Terry from Selma AL joined me today to learn how to ledge fish with jigs, D-Bombs and Crankbaits…all we had to say was what a morning!!!  We ended the morning after five hours with 22 fish and out best five went 30 plus anchored by a 9.50 caught on a football head jig. Water temperatures are ranging from 77-80 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish along with most of our fish came on 1/2 & 3/4 ounce Tightline Football head jigs (Green Tequila with a green pumpkin twin turbo tail trailer from Missile Baits) follow closely by a DT 20 crankbait and Tomahawk Worms rigged on a ½ to ¾ ounce shaky head; all worked in 12 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May, the ledge bite has really started to fire up.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great late spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

12-13 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for yesterday and this afternoon…Guntersville continues to be great.  Yesterday a couple great guy’s from Chattanooga fished with me and today, after spending the morning catching Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford, we had a corporate trip out of Waterfront and the guys put it to them again. While most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range, they did caught a bunch of quality fish in the 4-7 pound range.  We fished main lake ledges and stump fields next to old creeks channels.  Water temperatures are ranging from 77-80 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish  again came on a Rapala DT 20 crankbait with the vast majority of the fish came on a Football head jigs from Tightline Jigs in a Green Tequila follow closely by Tomahawk Worms rigged on a ½ to ¾ ounce shaky head; all worked in 12 to 21 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May, the ledge bite will be in full swing by the end of the month as well.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



7-9 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – For the past three days Guntersville continued to be good for us.  With multiple trips and lots of happy client who all caught fish…while most fish where in the 1-2.5 pound range, they did caught a bunch of quality fish in the 4-6 pound range.  .  Joseph boated a 8.3 for the best of the day.  We fished main lake ledges and stump fields next to old creeks channels.  Water temperatures are ranging from 72-75 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish  again came on a Rapala DT 20 crankbait with the vast majority of the fish came on a Football head jigs from Tightline Jigs in a Green Tequila follow closely by Tomahawk Worms rigged on a ½ to ¾ ounce shaky head; all worked in 12 to 21 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


6 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – What a day…Mr. Greg Howell from Cookeville, TN and Joseph Poole had a Great Time catching 76 Bass today…most in the 2-5 pound range.  Joseph boated a 8.3 for the best of the day.  We fished main lake ledges and stump fields next to old creeks channels.  Water temperatures are ranging from 72-75 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best fish came on a Rapala DT 20 crankbait with the vast majority of the fish came on a Football head jigs from Tightline Jigs in a Green Tequila all worked in 12 to 21FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


5 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Shane Phillips and his Dad joined me today for a Great Time on the water…the guys put 47 fish in the boat today, most in the 2-5 pound range.  Dad caught a 7.53 kicker.  We fished main lake ledges and stump fields next to old creeks channels.  Water temperatures are ranging from 68 to 70 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best came on Rapala DT 16 and DT 20 crankbaits followed closely by Football head jigs from Tightline Jigs in a Green Tequila and T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Bait all worked in 15 to 25 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

3 May 2014 Lake Guntersville – Had a great bunch of guys out this past weekend from South Alabama.  Everyone had a great time and caught fish, most in the 2-5 pound range.  We fished main lake pockets, ledges and stump fields in creeks.  Water temperatures are ranging from 68 to 70 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Swim Jigs tipped with Shockwave Swimbaits, Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits on the river channel ledges and top water baits such as a rattling spook.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


27 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – First of all I hope everyone made it through the storms the past couple nights…with all the rain please use caution on the water there is lots of stuff floating on areas lakes…We had another two boat trip to out of Goose Pond…both Captain Thompson and my boat caught 25-30 fish, most in the 2-5 pound range.  We fished main lake pockets, ledges and stump fields in creeks.  Water temperatures are ranging from 68 to 70 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Swim Jigs tipped with Shockwave Swimbaits, Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits on the river channel ledges and top water baits such as a rattling spook.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


26 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – We had a two boat trip to out of Goose Pond…both Captain Thompson and my boat caught 25-30 fish, most in the 2-3 pound range followed by a good limit of 4-7.5 pound fish.  We fished main lake pockets, ledges and stump fields in creeks.  Water temperatures are ranging from 68 to 70 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Swim Jigs tipped with Shockwave Swimbaits, Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits on the river channel ledges and top water baits such as a rattling spook.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


25 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – Tom and his Father In-Law John joined me today on the lake…we caught 23 fish today almost all of them on a D-Bomb prior to noon. Once the skies cleared and the bright sun came out we turned our attention to primrose patches and Tom caught his fish frog fish.  We found and caught fish in water ranging from 1-8 foot.  We fished the north sauty stump fields prior to noon and then jumped from pocket to pocket from Mink Creek to Roseberry. Water temperatures are ranging from 67 to 71 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Swim Jigs tipped with Shockwave Swimbaits, Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits as well as a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


21-23 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – Dale Ellis of Hendersonville TN joined me on Monday and Tuesday, then today John Maples of Scottsboro AL fished with me…we caught 25-30 fish each day.  All three days it seemed that you’d have a slow period for about 2 hours and then it would pick back up.  All three days we found and caught fish in water ranging from 2-8 foot.  We fished main lake pockets and stump fields from Roseberry to Seibold. Water temperatures are ranging from 67 to 70 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Swim Jigs tipped with Shockwave Swimbaits, Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits as well as a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


18-19 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is from Friday and Saturday of this past week…we had several trips out, including a large family trip Saturday.  I want to thank Capt’s Criss and Thompson for their part on Guntersville Friday and Saturday.  Everyone caught fish and had a great time.  All three days we found and caught fish in water ranging from 2-8 foot.  We fished main lake pockets and stumpfields from BB Comer to Water Front. Water temperatures are ranging from 63 to 69 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  Our best results continue to come on Carolina Rigs and T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits as well as a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
13 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – Really nice family joined me yesterday on Guntersville and after a slow first hour or so the guy’s started putting them in the boat.   Everyone caught fish even mom who was camera shy.  We caught them in water ranging from 1-6 foot.  We fished main lake pockets and stump from South Sauty to Water Front. Water temperatures are ranging from 63 to 69 degrees depending upon time of day and location.  On a side note if you have allergies to pine pollen take your meds with you if there is a wind of any kind forecasted for the next couple weeks.  Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 2-6 FOW and using a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

9-11 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the Wednesday and Friday as I spent Thursday on Tim’s Ford catching Smallmouth with Wednesday’s clients.  The warm weather has really pushed the fish up and they are starting to bed.  In short Guntersville is on fire as Ryan and Grant boated over fish today including 4 very good 5 fish limits …we are still seeing most fish are running 2-4 pounds with several over 5 pounds in the mix and each day boating well over 20-30 fish.  We caught them in water ranging from 1-8 foot.  We fished main lake pockets for the most part today from Roseberry down to Water Front.   Water temperatures have rebounded nicely this afternoon to 67 degrees. Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 2-6 FOW and today Ryan and Grant put most of their fish in the boat using a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


6 & 8 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – Despite the rains and cooler water temps we still caught lots of good fish including an 8.13 which came on a Mussel Crawler jig from Tightline Jigs…we are still seeing most fish are running 2-4 pounds with several over 5 pounds in the mix and each day boating well over 20-30 fish.  We caught them in water ranging from 1-8 foot.  We’re still fishing the Middle to lower lake areas from Water Front down to Siebold.  Water temperatures as I saif have cooled a little today but rebounded nicely this afternoon to 65 degrees. Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 4-8 FOW and today Greg and Joseph whacked them on a 3/8 ounce Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

4-5 April 2014 Lake Guntersville –Two days of great fishing with some returning clients and some new clients…most fish are running 2-4 pounds with several over 5 pounds in the mix and each day boating well over 20-30 fish.  We caught them in water ranging from 2-8 foot.  We fished focused on the Middle to lower lake areas from Water Front down to Siebold.  Water temperatures are in the 61 to 67 degrees on Friday and we lost a little last night; but gained most of it back by 6pm tonight. Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 4-8 FOW and we caught a couple yesterday on a Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

2-3 April 2014 Lake Guntersville – Had another father and son the last two days and they had a blast!  Both Dad and Dave caught the biggest largemouth ever both just over 7.50 pounds and each day boating well over 20-30 fish.  Both days we caught them in water ranging from 2-8 foot.  We fished focused on the Middle to lower lake areas from Water Front down to Siebold.  Water temperatures are in the 61 to 67 degrees, Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bomb (Super Bug and Candy Grass) from Missile Baits, Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 4-8 FOW and we caught a couple yesterday on a Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.  I’d like to say a special thanks to Donnie Story who stopped and took a couple photos today for me and Hemstock Tree Service out of Huntsville AL for the assist with a major project at the house.  If you ever need tree removal services give Cliff a call at 256-517-8766 or www.hemstocktreecare.com  I have days and professional guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


1 Apr , 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is from the past few days…we had several great clients out enjoying the nice weather and catching fish, along with several clients that just wanted some places to start looking for up coming tournaments.  We fished from BB Comer to Seibold covering water.  Water temperatures are in the 58 in most location however we did find 67.4 late this afternoon. Our best results continue to come on T-Rigged D-Bombs in 2-7 FOW and Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 6-12 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 29, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Had a father and son trip today that turned into all son and we had a blast as Joseph (age 11) cleaned house today with his best being 5.45 pounds …three of the four best for today belonged to Joseph!!!  We fished focused on the Mid lake area around Water Front today trying to stay out of the wind.  Water temperatures are in the 56-58.5 degree range. Our best results continue to come on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 6-12 FOW; however Joseph caught two of his best on a Assassinator “Slam’in Guntersville Red” Buzz Bait.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Mar 24-28, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the week as I’ve had some computer issues again…The cold snap this week knocked them down again, however things started to return to normal yesterday as my client Mike boated a 9.10 using a jig and with the upcoming forecast…we’re in for a good month in April.  We fished focused on the Mid lake area water temperatures are in the 53-58.5 degree range. Our best results continue to come on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits in 10 to 17 FOW. Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Mar 20-23, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past four days… We had some slow periods and some darn good periods, but most of all everyone had a lot of fun and caught fish.  We fished from Mudd Creek to the Mid lake area water temperatures are in the 53-62 degree range. Our best results continue to come on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits  in 10 to 17 FOW, We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s on the stump flats in 2-4 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Mar 19, 2014 Lake Guntersville –After a couple days off for my anniversary, I was back on the water with Joe and Ron Ledbetter from the Decatur AL area.  We had a lots of fun and caught lots fish including Joe’s largest bass of his life a 8.15.  The numbers have improved drastically!  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are in the 53-55 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits  in 10 to 17 FOW, even the shad can not resist taking a bite of a Tightline Jig… We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s on the stump flats in 2-4 FOW.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Mar 13-14, 2014 Lake Guntersville –Spent yesterday with the editor of the Angler Magazine, Bob Rice and his better half Linda. We had a lot of fun and caught lots fish.  The numbers have improved drastically!  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are improving some to the 53-60 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits and D-Bombs rigged on a ½ oz shaky head in  10 to 17 FOW.  We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

Mar 13-14, 2014 Lake Guntersville –Spent the last two days with great clients from Indiana and Atlanta GA. Both days we had a lot of fun and caught fish.  Today the numbers improved drastically!  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are improving some to the 53-60 degree range. Our best results came on a chatterbaits in 2-4 FOW followed real close by Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits 6 to 13 FOW.  We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 11-12 2014 Lake Guntersville –  Conditions are changing rapidly on the lake with each day improving for our clients The water level is still way down so be careful out there this week. Yesterday, we fished mid lake area water temperatures are improving some to the 53-60 degree range. Today, we fish the upper end of the lake and found the best fish of the year, including an 11.84 TOAD.   Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by a single swim baits worked dead slow on the bottom in 6 to 21 FOW.  We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the Rapala DT 10 and DT 16’s.  More fish have moved to the regular staging areas of 6 to 19 FOW and in to some of the pockets as shallow as 2 foot.  Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 7-9, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the last weekend…First of all I want thank Capt’s Criss, Thompson and Captain Mike Carter who operates Angling Adventures for their help with a last minute corporate trip Saturday afternoon and Capt Pauer who had a father-son trip out as well.    Each day this past weekend was a little different you either caught smaller fish in the 1-2 pound range or you caught 4-6 pound fish, the good news is everyone caught fish and had a great time.  The TVA pulled the plug on the lake yesterday dropping it 6-9 inches.  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are improving some to the 53-60 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by a single swim baits worked dead slow on the bottom in 6 to 21 FOW.  We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the Rapala DT 10 and DT 16’s.  More fish have moved to the regular staging areas of 6 to 19 FOW and in to some of the pockets as shallow as 2 foot. No fish is pictured twice except for the "Best Five" of the day group picture or father-son picture! Now is the time to get you reservations in for the start of top water bite in April and the Shad Spawn in May.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 5-6 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the last two days…the fishing is getting better each day on Guntersville.  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are still in the 51-53 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by a single swim baits worked dead slow on the bottom in 6 to 21 FOW.  We also caught fish on rattle baits such as XCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the Rapala DT 10 and DT 16’s including today’s big fish which Jamie at Goose Pond Bait, Tackle and Grill weighed for us at 8.25 .  More fish have moved to the regular staging areas of 6 to 19 FOW and in to some of the pockets as shallow as 2 foot.  Capt Phillip Criss a guide who works with us had a trip out again yesterday as well with a another great client for us and they had a blast catching fish on crankbaits worked in 10-16 FOW as well.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 4, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Greg and Toby joined me this morning for a 6 hour trip on the water while traveling. And this afternoon Mr. Clemons from Tightline Jigs jumped in the boat for a few hours of fun fishing.  We fished mid lake area water temperatures are still in the 50-51 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by a single swim bait worked dead slow on the bottom in 12 to 21FOW.  We also used rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker, XCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the Rapala DT 10 and DT 16’s.  Lots of fish have moved to the regular staging areas of 6 to 19 FOW and in to some of the pockets as shallow as 2 foot.  Capt Phillip Criss a guide who works with us had a trip out this today as well with a another great repeat client and they had a blast catching fish on crankbaits worked in 10-16 FOW as well.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as Rapala Lures, Missile Baits, Tightline Jigs and Vicious Line. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Mar 1-2, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Ed Carlson and Wayne joined me for two days on the water while traveling to Nashville for a convention. We fished mid lake area water temperatures are still in the 50-52 degree range. Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special and Green Tequila) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by a single swim bait worked dead slow on the bottom in 12 to 21FOW.  We also used rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker, XCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the SPRO Little John DD70s.  Lots of fish have moved to the regular staging areas of 6 to 19 FOW and in to some of the pockets as shallow as 2 foot.  Capt Mike Thompson a guide who works with us had a trip out this past weekend with a great couple from Wisconsin and they had a blast catching fish on XR-50s worked around stump flats.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

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Feb 27, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Pat and Ron from Manchester TN. joined me today for some fun on the water. We fished mid lake area today and found water in the 50-52 degree which in down a couple of degrees do to the last two cold nights.  It really did not seem to bother the fish much today as the guys put over 30 fish in the boat including a couple of good kicker fish.   For the most part fish have moved to the regular staging areas and in to the pockets.  Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special) with twin turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits followed by single swim baits worked dead slow on the bottom. We also used  rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker, ExCalibur XR-50’s and crank baits such as the SPRO DD70 Little Johns.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Feb 24-25, 2014 Lake Guntersville – With the end of a Great Classic with one of the best wins ever pulled off by Randy Howell, it was time to get back to business the last two days.   Monday we fished up lake and found water in the 55-59 degree range and Tuesday in the mid lake area it ranged from 52 on the main channel to 58 in the back of the creeks.  Both days we caught lots of nice fish and a couple of good kicker fish, which always makes for a good day.  For the most part fish are starting to move to the regular staging areas and in to the pockets.  If you happen to catch a big old drum like Ryan caught yesterday make sure you fish the area thoroughly; many times I have found some really good bass in the same area.  Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special) followed closely by rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker and ExCalibur XR-50’s.  Water temperatures ranged between 52-55 degrees on most of the lake and some locations it actually hit 56 to 59 degrees.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Feb 18-20, 2014 Lake Guntersville – John and Floyd finished their bucket list trip to Guntersville with some great fish including Floyd’s biggest fish ever (8.72 on a jig) and several fish on Assassinator Buzzbaits, YES! We found 58 degree water and caught them…Today the guy’s from Bad Poncho Outdoors joined me on their way to the Classic in Birmingham AL and they enjoyed the change in weather by boating several fish today on crank baits and Jigs.  Our best results came on a Tightline Football head jig (Guntersville Special) followed closely by rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker and ExCalibur XR-50’s.  Water temperatures ranged between 47 to 55 degrees on most of the lake and some locations it actually hit 56 to 59 degrees.   Fish are still scattered and sluggish but we noticed lots of small males starting to move in to the pockets and to the regular staging areas.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Feb 15-17, 2014 Lake Guntersville – With the first three days of a five day trip John and Floyd from St Louis MO have enjoyed some great weather and caught some good fish.  Our best results came on rattle baits such as Strike King Red eye shad, Azuma Shaker and ExCalibur XR-50’s basically dragging them like you would fish a jig at times and other times we ripped them to get bit.  We also fished Texas rigged D-Bombs and Tightline Football head Jigs  all of which had to be worked extremely slow. Water temperatures ranged between 43 to 49 degrees and actually hit 50 yesterday for a short period of time.  Fish are still sluggish still but if the forecasted warming trend actually happens, we should see the action pick up dramatically.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Feb 14, 2014 Lake Guntersville – After obtaining kitchen passes from our better half’s Fellow Guide Ryan Salzman/Alabama Bass Guide and I hit the water this afternoon to locate some fish for clients in the upcoming week. Our best results came on rattle baits such as SK Red Eye shad and ExCalibur XR-50's, we also fished T-Rigged D-Bombs and Tightline football head jigs; all of which had to be worked extremely slow.  Water temperatures ranged between 42 and 45 degrees.  If the weather prediction of a  warming trend actually happens, we should see the action pick up dramatically.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish

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Feb 12, 2014 Lake Guntersville – This report is from the past weekend, both days our best results came on Texas rigged D-Bombs and Tightline Football head Jigs both worked extremely slow. We also caught a few fish basically dragging rattle baits like you fish a jig. Water temperatures ranged between 39 and 45 degrees.  Once this weather is out of here Thursday and if the forecasted warming trend actually happens, we should see the action pick up dramatically.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

January 25, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Friday, we braved the cold and found a few fish for some clients.   Saturday, I spent working the Rat-L-Trap/Duckett Tournament.  156 boats registered and fished.   Despite the cold and wind t took just over 25 pounds to win it.

2014 Rat-L-Trap Classic of Lake Guntersville Results

1st Place Tony Redwine/Bobby Ovell.................25.06
2nd Place Kevin McMaham/Marty Likos.............23.97
3rd Place Marshal Deakins/Bryan Gregory.........23.44
4th Place Lonnie O'Neal/Jeff Sparks.................21.66
5th Place Johnny Patterson/Kenneth Kay..........19.97

Big Fish
1st Place Lonnie O'Neal/Jeff Sparks...........8.75
2nd Place Rodney Hopkins/Mark Barnes.....7.55

 Water temperatures ranged between 35 and 42 degrees.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”  

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January 20-21, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Greg Howell from Cookeville, TN joined me Monday. On Tuesday, Rick and I hit the water and fought the snow and wind as we set up his Humminbirds and showed him some areas for an upcoming tournament.  Greg and I caught some good fish on Monday in 7 to 16 FOW using jerkbaits, jigs and Rattle Traps.   Water temperatures ranged between 43 and 45 degrees.   I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, the launch site is Civitan Park in Guntersville…it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132. 

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January 19, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Joey and Eddie from Crossville TN joined me today.  While today was a little bite slower for us, we still managed to catch some good fish.  We threw Rattle Traps most of the day, however Eddie caught the best fish of the day on a  ½ oz Tightline Jig with a Twin Turbo Tail trailer.  Water temperatures ranged between 43 and 45 degrees.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, the launch site is Civitan Park in Guntersville…it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132.  



January 17-18, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Spent the past two days with some guys from Coleman AL and some returning clients from Murfreesboro TN. We caught several fish mostly in the 2 to 4.5 pound range.  Best pattern was ½ oz Tightline Jigs for bigger fish followed closely by Texas Rigged D-Bombs worked slowly in 8 to 14 FOW.  Water temperatures ranged between 42 and 45 degrees.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great late winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, the launch site is Civitan Park in Guntersville…it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132. 

January 16, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Donnie joined me today for a short outing this morning. We caught several fish mostly in the 2 to 4 pound range.  Best pattern was ½ oz Tightline Jigs worked slowly in 8 to 14 FOW.  Water temperatures ranged between 42 and 44 degrees.  I have days available throughout the winter; make your reservations now for some great winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132.  


January 1, 2014 Lake Guntersville – Hank and Tim from Jasper AL, decided to kick the year off in proper Guntersville Style.  The guys caught fish and enjoyed a great day on the water.  Best pattern was D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ oz Tightline Jigs worked slowly in 8 to 12 FOW.  Water temperatures ranged between 46 and 47 degrees.  I have days available throughout the winter; make your reservations now for some great winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132. 

Dec 29, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Jody and Josh joined me for a short afternoon trip.  Our best pattern yesterday was ½ oz Tightline Jigs and D-Bombs from Missile Baits worked slowly in 12-16 FOW.  Water temperatures ranged between 46 and 49 degrees depending upon location.  I have days available throughout the winter; make your reservations now for some great winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132. 

Dec 20, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Over the past couple weeks, it has been hit or miss depending upon the weather.  Wednesday Mr. Larry Potts joined me again for a short afternoon trip.  Our best pattern has been Jerkbaits, single swim baits and D-Bombs from Missile Baits worked in 3- 24 FOW.  We also caught fish on Tightline Football head Jigs and Rattle Traps around old grass lines.  Speaking of Rattle Traps, The Annual Bill Lewis Rattle Trap/Duckett Tournament will be on 25 January 2014, it will be a 100% payback again this year!  Point of contact is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132. Keep a watchful eye on creeks, bridges and rip-rap for schools of bait fish, which will attract good numbers of Bass, Crappie and Stripers feeding during the middle of the day.  Water temperatures ranged between 47 and 50 degrees depending upon location.  I have days available throughout the winter; make your reservations now for some great winter and spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Vicious Line, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 



Dec 14, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Over the week, it has been hit or miss depending upon the weather. I’ve had a couple great guides covering trips for while I had some medical issues taken care of; expect to see me back on the water in the coming days.  Our best pattern has been Jerkbaits, single swim baits and D-Bombs from Missile Baits worked in 3- 24 FOW.  We also caught fish on Tightline Football head Jigs.  Water temperatures ranged between 49 and 52.5 degrees depending upon location.  I have Gift Certificates available for Christmas presents.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall or early winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Nov 25, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Another great morning fishing the lower end of Guntersville with clients catching fish regardless of the weather conditions.  Our best pattern was single swim baits and D-Bombs from Missile Baits worked in 6-18 FOW.  We also caught fish on Tightline Football head Jigs.  Water temperatures ranged between 49 and 52.5 degrees depending upon location.  I have Gift Certificates available for Christmas presents.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall or early winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 


Nov 17-19, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Three great days on the mighty G’ville with clients catching fish on several different patterns.  Our best pattern was single swim baits and jerk baits worked in 6-12 FOW.  We also caught fish on SPRO Crank baits in 15-18 FOW using a stop and go presentation; the A-Rig produced a few fish but was not nearly as effective on Bass as other tactics.  Sunday and Monday we had a good jig bite using ½ football head jigs from Tightline Jigs tipped with turbo tail trailers from Missile Baits.  Water temperatures ranged between 53 and 55.5 degrees depending upon location.  Shad have moved into the creeks and with cooler nights watch for the bass to school up around bridges, in creeks and around scattered grass as they feed for the winter months.  I have Gift Certificates available for Christmas presents.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall or early winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Nov 11, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent a good day with returning client Greg Ballard from Birmingham AL. We caught all our fish flipping/punching D-Bombs on channel grass lines in 8-12 FOW.  Water temperatures ranged between 58 and 62 degrees depending upon location.  Shad have started to move into the creeks and with cooler nights watch for the bass to school up around bridges, in creeks and around scattered grass as they feed for the winter months.  I have Gift Certificates available for Christmas presents.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall or early winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Oct 29, 2013 Lake Guntersville – With ever changing conditions over the past week, clients still caught fish and enjoyed their time on the lake.  They boated several 2 to 3 pound fish and with a few better in the mix, mainly flipping D-Bombs, working SPRO Frogs over thick grass or Spooks early in the day over scattered grass.  Later in the day, we backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels and boat docks.  Water temperatures ranged between 58 and 65 degrees depending upon location.  No matter where we fished it had to be slow and there had to be bait fish present. As we head into November with cooler nights watch for the bass to school up around bridges, in creeks and around scattered grass as they feed for the winter months.  November typically brings the return of rattle baits, jerk baits and A-rigs, however anglers can still enjoy some great Frog/Rat action, along with spinnerbait and Buzzbait bite around the grass flats. Anglers should start watching creeks, bridges and rip-rap for schools of bait fish, which will attract good numbers of Bass, Crappie and Stripers feeding up for the winter.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall or early winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


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ct 20, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week and a half; while conditions remained hit or miss for the most part, everyone caught fish and all enjoyed their time on the lake.  We caught several 2 to 3 pound fish and with a few better in the mix, mainly flipping D-Bombs, working SPRO Frogs over thick grass or Spooks early in the day over scattered grass.  We also backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 71 and 74 degrees depending upon location.  We have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Oct 9, 2013 Lake Guntersville – First of all, I want to say thanks to all that called and offered kind words late last week and over the past weekend as I dealt with the passing of my father.  With three trips Monday and Tuesday with tough conditions everyone caught fish and everyone enjoyed their time on the lake. Conditions remained up and down each day so far this week.   We caught several 2 to 3 pound fish and with a few better in the mix, mainly flipping D-Bombs, working SPRO Frogs over thick grass or Spooks early in the day over scattered grass.  We also backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 72 and 77 degrees depending upon location.    I have days and licensed guides available throughout the fall; make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

 
 Oct 3, 2013 Lake Guntersville – I had the pleasure if spending the last couple days on the water with repeat clients Tony Kirkpatrick and his Dad along with Mr. Derrick Chambers from “Rifles to Reels” while conditions remained up and down each day everyone enjoyed their time on the lake.  We caught several 2 to 3 pound fish and with a few better in the mix, mainly flipping D-Bombs, working SPRO Frogs over thick grass or Spooks early in the day over scattered grass.  Keeping your presentation slow still remained key for us.  We also backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 74 and 79 degrees depending upon location.    I have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”




Sept 28, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the week conditions remained up and down each day.  We caught several 2 to 3 pound fish and with a few better in the mix, mainly flipping D-Bombs, working SPRO Frogs over thick grass or Spooks over scattered grass.  The bigger fish seemed to hit when the frog was sitting dead still.  We also backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 74 and 79 degrees depending upon location.  Earlier this month I had the pleasure of spending time with Outdoor writers Greg McCain, Alabama Outdoor News and Richard Simms, Nooga.com. Looking for some insight on “Frog Fishing” read their articles at http://www.aonmag.com/page.php?id=147&cid=222  and www.nooga.com/163605/getting-froggy-on-guntersville-lake/   I have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Sept 23, 2013
Lake Guntersville – This report is for the four days conditions remained up and down each day and you really had to work for a good bite.  Each day we caught several 2 to 3 pound fish and a couple today that went 5.5 and 6.02, mainly flipping D-Bombs or working SPRO Frogs over thick grass.   My clients all had a lot of fun with good frog bite using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass.  The bigger fish seemed to hit when the frog was sitting dead still.  We also backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 8-12 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 74 and 79 degrees depending upon location. The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond will be running a Saturday morning tournament series starting the first Saturday in October for the fall.   I have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed and Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

   

Sept 18, 2013 Lake Guntersville – The past week conditions remained up and down each day.  Best bet was to cover water.  Each day we caught several 2 to 4 pound fish mainly flipping D-Bombs or working SPRO Frogs over thick grass.  My clients all had a lot of fun with good frog bite using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass, even with missing more than our fair share.  The bigger fish seemed to hit when the frog was sitting dead still.  When that action slowed during day, we backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 10-15 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 74 and 79 degrees depending upon location.  Heads up for the tournament guys out there, The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond will be running a Saturday morning tournament series starting the first Saturday in October for the fall.   I have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

  

Sept 1-6, 2013 
Lake Guntersville – The past week conditions where up and down each day.   Each day we caught several 2 to 4 pound fish mainly flipping D-Bombs or working SPRO Frogs over thick grass with a few 5 to 7 pound fish in the mix.  But it was a lot of work; we really had to slow down the presentation.  My clients all had a lot of fun with good frog bite using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass.  The bigger fish seemed to hit when the frog was sitting dead still.  When that action slowed during day, we backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 10-15 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 80.8 and 86 degrees depending upon location. I have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

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 Aug 31, 2013 Lake Guntersville – First things first, don’t forget to obtain your 2013-2014 Alabama License before hitting the water tomorrow morning!  The past week conditions remained about the same for my clients and I.   All but one day we stayed between Water Front and BB Comer catching 2 to 5 pound fish mainly flipping D-Bombs or working SPRO Frogs over thick grass.  We had a lot of fun with good frog bite using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass; the key for us was when you think your fishing slow, slowdown so more.  The bigger fish seemed to hit when the frog was sitting dead still.  When that action slowed during day, we backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 10-15 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 80.8 and 84 degrees depending upon location. We have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”   
 

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Aug 25, 2013 
Lake Guntersville – Spent the past week with some great folks from Huntsville to LaGrange GA.   All but one day we stayed between Water Front and BB Comer catching 2-4 pound fish and a few better fish such as the Brian’s 7 pound fish yesterday caught on a SPRO 65 "The Killer".  We had a lot of fun with good frog bite using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass; which continues to improve each day.   As that action slowed during day, we backed out and flipped D-Bombs and Tightline Jig’s on grass lines in 10-15 FOW on creek channels.  Water temperatures ranged between 80.8 and 84 degrees depending upon location. We have days available throughout the fall, make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides. We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top quality lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

  
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Aug 19, 2013 Lake Guntersville –   I was joined this weekend by John and Cody from Hiram GA, to fish frogs all day along.  We caught several good fish and enjoyed the cooler weather.  As in years past you really need to slow your presentation down until the grass thins out some over the next month, your better fish this past week came after the frog sat completely still.  We found most of our fish in 2-7 FOW bunched up into small areas using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass.  Water temperatures ranged between 75.8 and 80 degrees depending upon location. We have days available throughout the fall with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guidesMake your re  servations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
  

Aug 16, 2013
Lake Guntersville – Another good day on the lake as Jeff from Knoxville TN. joined today.  We caught several good fish and enjoyed the cooler weather.  We found most of our fish in 2-7 FOW using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs around matted and/or scattered grass.  We found a few fish during the mid morning, flipping the grass with a D-Bomb rigged with a ¾-1 ounce weight.  Water temperatures dropped a little and are currently 78-79.5 degrees in the water we fished today.  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and the dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
  

Aug 15, 2013 Lake Guntersville – So far this week the action remained good as everyone caught fish and had lots of fun despite the bite slowing down yesterday afternoon.  We found the most of our fish in 2-12 FOW using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs, spinnerbaits and Buzz Baits over matted and/or scattered grass.  When the action slowed; we found our fish by flipping the grass with a D-Bomb rigged with a ¾-1 ounce weight.  Water temperatures are currently in the low to mid 80 degree range.  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”



Aug 11, 2013 Lake Guntersville – With mixed bag of pre-tournament trips and fun trips this past week the action remained good as everyone caught fish and had lots of fun.  We found the most of our fish in 2-12 FOW using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs and Buzz Baits over matted and/or scattered grass.  When the top water Frog action slowed; we found our fish by flipping the grass with a D-Bomb rigged with a ¾-1 ounce weight.  Water temperatures are currently in the low to mid 80 degree range.  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits, and Tightline Jigs. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

Aug 1-5 2013 Lake Guntersville – Great start to the month with everyone catching fish and having a lot of fun.  We found the most of our fish in 2-8 FOW using SPRO 65 Bronze Eye Frogs in matted and/or scattered grass.  We also found some fish by flipping the grass with a D-Bomb rigged with a ¾ ounce weight.  Water temperatures are currently in the low to mid 80 degree range.  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits soft plastics, and Tightline Jigs at no additional cost you. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 
 

   July 27-31 2013 Lake Guntersville – So far this week has been filled with folks that wanted to focus on the frog bite for the most part.  We found the most of our fish in 2-8 FOW with matted and scattered grass.  We lost several good fish this past week because of the extremely thick grass.  Hint:  Once you hook’em up keep them coming your way or its game over.  We also found some fish by flipping the grass with a D-Bomb rigged with a ¾ ounce weight.  Water temperatures are currently in the low to mid 80 degree range.  As a reminder, drink lots of water out there this summer also please wear your PFD’s!  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits soft plastics, Tightline Jigs, including A-rigs at no additional cost you. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”      

 

July 26, 2013 
Lake Guntersville – Tim and Laneta Wilson from Manchester TN.  joined me for some fun on the lake and they had a blast!  After a slow start and some quick lessons using bait casters, they filled they boat using SPRO Bronze Eye Frogs and White Buzz Baits. We found the better fish in 2-5 FOW with matted and scattered grass.  Water temperatures are stable and currently in the 82 to 85 degree range.  As a reminder, drink lots of water out there this summer also please wear your PDF’s!  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits soft plastics, Tightline Jigs, including A-rigs at no additional cost you. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
  
July 23-24, 2013
Lake Guntersville  –  Stan and Shaun fro Atlanta GA. joined me for some fun on the lake Tuesday looking for a top water bite…and we found it!  The guys caught fish all day long on SPRO Bronze Eye Frogs and White Buzz Baits. We found the better fish in 4-6 FOW with scattered grass.  Water temperatures are stable and currently in the 83 to 87 degree range.  Yesterday afternoon Capt Mike Gerry joined me for a couple hours to check some of our better frog areas from last year.  Even with the high water over the last month the grass is looking great and produced fish for us.  As a reminder, drink lots of water out there this summer also please wear your PDF’s!  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits soft plastics, Tightline Jigs, including A-rigs at no additional cost you. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
July 24, 2013 Lake Nickajack – If you’re in search of a less pressured lake that provides lots of action and some quality fish take a look at Nickajack Lake just outside Chattanooga TN.   Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending the morning returning clients Bob and his son Luke.  Water temps ranged from 81 to 85 degrees. We found our fish scattered on road beds, main channel grass and points while covering water from Hale’s Bar Marina down to Shellmound State Park.  Our best fish came from 17-19 FOW on Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits and Tightline Jigs.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  We have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
July 12-19, 2013
Lake Guntersville – The heat has arrived and the fish are still active as my clients found over the past week. With the ledge bite in full swing and now we are seeing the Frog action pick up, this should see one of the best fall seasons we’ve had in years! Over the past week, we have found our fish in 2 to 24 FOW on a combination of baits ranging from SPRO Little John DD Crank Baits, Bronze Eye Frogs, and Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers, single swim baits and Missile baits D-Bombs.  Our best results came around the mid lake flats with grass and ledges.  Water temperatures are stable and currently in the 83 to 87 degree range. Use caution if you have not been to the lake in a couple months, the heavy rains and strong currents of July has moved a lot of logs and other hazards around.  As a reminder, drink lots of water out there this summer also please wear your PDF’s!  Make your reservations now for some great fall action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides.  We supply all fishing gear including Duckett Fishing Rods, LEW’s reels; Top Shelve lures such as SPRO Crank baits and Bronze Eye Frogs, Missile Baits soft plastics, Tightline Jigs, including A-rigs at no additional cost you. We offer a Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

   
July 3, 2013 Lake Nickajack – If you’re in search of a less pressured lake that provides lots of action and some quality fish take a look at Nickajack Lake just outside Chattanooga TN.   Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending the morning catching some less pressured fish with a father and son from Houston TX.  Water temps ranged from 81 to 82 degrees. We found our fish scattered on road beds, main channel grass and points while covering water from Hale’s Bar Marina down to Shellmound State Park.  Our best fish came from 9-18 FOW around grass; most of the bass we caught ranged from a solid 2 to 3 pounds.  All fish came on Buzzbaits,  Tightline football head jig with a Missile Baits twin turbo tail grub and Little John DD crank baits from SPRO.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  We have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

June 28, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent the day with a Alan and Josh from Decatur AL catching lot of really nice fish.   The guys put fish in the boat using Little John DD’s,  Dawg 100’s from SPRO,  ½ & ¾ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers and SPRO Bronze Eye Frogs…We found our best fish in 14-18 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 83 degrees and climbed to 85 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure today was Jigs with D-Bombs worked along current breaks and on ledges.  There is grass topping out all over the lake, there appears to good growth of Milfoil this year and should make for a great frog and flipping bite starting somewhere around mid to late July. Now is the time to make your reservations for the Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as frog season on Guntersville!  Fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford is just around the corner. We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides. As always, we supply all fishing gear including Duckett Rods, LEW’s Reels, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 
   

June 21, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Summer is here and you can still catch some darn good fish; just ask Chris and Carl from Indiana.  The guys put fish in the boat using Little John DD’s from SPRO, Buzz Baits, SPRO Dawg 100’s, ½ & ¾ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers and SPRO Bronze Eye Frogs…We found our best fish in 14-21 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 80 degrees and climbed to 83 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure today was Jigs with D-Bombs worked along current breaks and on ledges.  There is grass topping out all over the lake, there appears to good growth of Milfoil this year and should make for a great frog and flipping bite starting somewhere around mid to late July.   It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! Now is the time to make your reservations for the Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as frog season on Guntersville!  Fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford is just around the corner. We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides. As always, we supply all fishing gear including Duckett Rods, LEW’s Reels, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
   

June 20, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Bob and his son Luke joined me today for a good day on the water.  We put fish in the boat using Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits, SPRO Dawg 100’s and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our best fish in 9-18 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 80 degrees and climbed to 83 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure today was Jigs with D-Bombs worked in the current.  It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! Now is the time to make your reservations for the Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville!  Fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford is just around the corner. We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides. As always, we supply all fishing gear including Duckett Rods, LEW’s Reels, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
  

June 14, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Steve and his son Sam stated they had a great time today on the water as they put fish in the boat using Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits Pop-R’s and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our best fish in 6-15 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 79 degrees and climbed to 83 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure today was Jigs and D-Bombs work in the current.  It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! The Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford are just around the corner. Gift Certificates are available. We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides. As always, we supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
  

June 13, 2013 Lake Guntersville –  Another fantastic day on Guntersville despite the wind.  Brothers John and Luke joined me as we caught fish on  Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits Pop-R’s and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our best fish in 6-15 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 79 degrees and climbed to 83.5 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure today was crank baits and SPRO Dawg 100’s.  It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides that are available to take you fishing. The Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford are just around the corner. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
   

June 10/11, 2012 Lake Nickajack – Had the pleasure of spending two days on Nickajack catching some less pressured fish with clients. Water temps ranged from 77 to 79 degrees. We found our fish scattered on road beds, docks and blow downs while covering water from Sullivan’s Landing down to Shellmound.  Our best fish came from 9-18 FOW off of wood; most of the bass we caught ranged from a solid 2.5 to 4.5 pounds.  All fish came on a Tightline football head jig with a Missile Baits twin turbo tail grub and Little John DD crank baits from SPRO.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  We have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”

June 6-7, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Two fantastic days on Guntersville with clients sums it all up.  Today, we where able to get the fish fired up early and it last well into the late morning even catching two at a time on a Little John DD.   Both days we fished SPRO Frogs, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our best fish in 8-17 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 77 degrees and climbed to 77.5 as we departed the lake.  The best producing lure yesterday was crank baits and today the guy absolutely wore them out on Jig’s.  It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides that are available to take you fishing. The Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford are just around the corner. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
     
June 2-5, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Sunday was a bit slow/tough but we managed some good fish and better numbers in the afternoon.  Monday through today Shaun and Ray, from Australia joined me for three days of fun on the lake. We fished SPRO Frogs, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our best fish in 8-17 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 77 degrees and climbed to 77.5 as we departed the lake. The big fish producer was a SPRO Bronze Eye Frog fish around duckweed.  It’s getting warm out folks; drink plenty of water even in the mornings! We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides that are available to take you fishing. The Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford are just around the corner. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
   

June 1, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Looks like June will be just as good if not better than May….Had the pleasure of catching lots of fish with former Auburn Lineman Brian Osborn and his brother Derrick (PS Navy) today.  We fished SPRO Frogs, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our fish in 1-12 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 76.5 degree and climbed to 77.5 as we departed the lake. The big fish producer was a ½ ounce Tightline Jig but the most fish came on D-Bombs.  It’s getting warm out the folks, drink plenty of water even in the mornings and don’t forget we offer short “Beat the Heat” 4 & 6 hour trips. We have days available throughout June and the summer with full time Professional USCG Licensed/Insured guides that are available to take you fishing. The Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford are just around the corner. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

May 31, 2013 Lake Guntersville – After a short vacation, I cannot think of a better way to finish the month of than on the water with a couple of great clients like Coach Bagby and Greg.   Everybody caught fish and enjoyed the day on the water.   We fished swim baits, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our fish in 6-17 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 75.5 degree and climbed to 77.5 as we depart the lake. We had very little current today and a South/South East wind at 10-15 mph. The big fish and big numbers producer for today was a D-Bomb on a T-Rig.  It’s getting warm out the folks, drink plenty of water even in the mornings and don’t forget we offer short “Beat the Heat” 4 & 6 hour trips. We have days available throughout the summer and full time USCG Licensed guides that are available to take you fishing. We’re taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge and/or Grass fishing as well as fall frog season on Guntersville and fall top water Smallmouth on Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in
  

May 24, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Another good day on the mighty Guntersville with Tony and Tim.    After a slow start this morning the guy started putting them in the boat consistently.   We fished swim baits, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs from Missile Baits and ½ ounce Tightline Football head jigs in Guntersville Special with D-Bombs for trailers…We found our fish in 6-17 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 69.5 degree and climbed to 74-76. The big fish and big numbers producer for today was a D-Bomb on a T-Rig.  Please be careful on the water this weekend, not only are the lakes going to be crowded but there is still lots of floating objects on the lakes.   It’s getting warm out the folks, drink plenty of water even in the mornings and don’t forget we offer short “Beat the Heat” 4 & 6 hour trips….I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

May 23, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Jason Abernathy and his better half (Becky) the Birmingham AL area, joined me on the lake this morning for an absolute all out non stop slugfest.   We fished swim baits, Little John DD’s from SPRO, D-Bombs and Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits…We found our fish in 6-12 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 69.5 degree and climbed to 74-76. The big fish and big numbers producer for today was a SPRO Little John DD which put the vast majority fish (Largemouth 75 plus total and just about 20 stripe)   It’s getting warm out the folks, drink plenty of water even in the mornings and don’t forget we offer short “Beat the Heat” 4 & 6 hour trips….I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

No fish is picture twice, photos with four fish taken because we where catching to many fish to stop an photo every two minutes!



May 20, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Bill Jackson and Larry Barnes joined me on the lake this morning for a short “Beat the Heat Trip”.   They fished swim baits, Punisher Spinnerbaits, Dawg 100’s from SPRO, D-Bombs and Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits… The action was fast and furious; with even catching two good fish at a time on a Sammy. We found our fish in 2-6 FOW with water temperatures starting out at 69.5 degree and climbed to 70-72. The big fish producer for today was Swim baits from Reaction Innovations and Net Baits rigged on ½ ounce Scrounger head work aggressively over/through grass.  It getting warm out the folks, drink plenty of water even in the mornings and don’t forget we offer short “Beat the Heat” 4 & 6 hour trips….I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
May 18, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Enjoyed a Great day with Tom, Beverly and their son Brad catching fish at every stop yesterday.  They caught their fish on skinny dipper swim baits D-Bombs and Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits… We found our fish yesterday in 3-8 FOW with water temperatures starting each morning at 69.5 degree and climbed to 70-72. The big fish producer for today was a Skinny Dipper Swim bait rigged on ½ ounce Scrounger head work aggressively over/through grass.   I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


May 14-15, 2013 Lake Guntersville – What a week so far on Guntersville!  Both Tuesday and today even with blue bird skies, we had a great time catching fish with brothers Isaiah, Drew and their dad, than today we filmed a show for the Southern Sportsmen, Benny Hull.  Both days we wacked them on D-Bombs, skinny dipper swim baits and Tomahawk Worms from Missile Baits…Today, we also caught fish on Punisher Spinner baits, Pop-R’s and SPRO Bronze Eye frogs!!!  We found our fish yesterday in 1-12 FOW with water temperatures starting each morning at 64.5 degree and climbed to 70-72 each day. The big fish producer for today was a D-Bomb from Missile Baits rigged Texas Style and a Tomahawk Worm yesterday.   I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
May 9-10, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Another couple of great days on the mighty Guntersville catching fish with good people. Yesterday, I had the second day of a corporate trip and we wacked them down lake on D-Bombs, skinny dipper swim baits and SPRO Little John DD Crank Baits…Today, I had the pleasure of fishing a two boat trip with Capt Mike Gerry as we took out two couples.  The ladies fished with me and caught fish all day long on D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors), Swim’in Senkos and Tomahawk 8.75 inch worms (Love Bug color) from Missile Baits. We found our fish yesterday in 2-25 FOW  with water temperatures that started out at 64.5 degree and climbed to 68/69 each day. The big fish producer for today was a D-Bomb from Missile Baits rigged Texas Style and a Little John DD yesterday.   PLEASE Use caution while out there this next week, all kinds of floating stuff in the main and back channels.   I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

May 7-8, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for yesterday and today of this week.  Two days three trips and everyone body had a great time on the mighty Guntersville catching fish. Numbers are up and the fish are eating just about everything!  My guys fished a combination of Tomahawk 8.75inch worms (Love Bug color) D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, Skinny Dipper Swim Baits, Senko’s and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish yesterday in 2-9 FOW with water temperatures that started out at 61 degree and climbed to 65/66 each day. The big fish producer for the day was a D-Bomb from Missile Baits rigged Texas Style with Senko coming in at a close second.   PLEASE Use caution while out there this next week, all kinds of floating stuff in the main and back channels.   I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

May 1-3, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for Wednesday thru Friday of this week.  First Mr Greg Howell and his buddy, than Larry, Ron and Bill from Ohio joined me for a great time on the mighty Guntersville catching of fish. Numbers are up and the fish are ready to eat! We fished a combination of Tomahawk 8.75inch worms (Love Bug color) D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, Skinny Dipper Swim Baits, Senko’s and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 3-9 FOW with water temperatures that held fairly steady starting out at 65-69 degrees. The big fish producer for the day was a D-Bomb from Missile Baits rigged Texas Style with Senko coming in at a close second.   The lake returned to almost normal levels today…BUT with the forecasted rains I look for it to raise again over the weekend.  Use caution while out there this next week, all kinds of floating stuff in the main and back channels.   I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
          

Apr 25-28, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for Thursday thru Sunday of this week.  Spent the extended weekend with folks from Florida to Texas to Ohio catching fish and having a good time; Sunday was the best day of the four for us. We fished a combination of Tomahawk 8.75inch worms (Love Bug color) D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, Skinny Dipper Swim Baits and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 3-9 FOW with water temperatures that held fairly steady starting out at 65-69 degrees. The big fish producer for the day was a D-Bomd from Missile Baits rigged Texas Style with an single skinny dipper swim bait coming in at a close second.   The Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Don’t forget the  15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Apr 23-24, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.  While Tuesday was a good day with plenty numbers and a few good fish; today was FANTASTIC with lots of great fish in the 3-7 pound range and absolutely great numbers over all.  We fished a combination of Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tomahawk 8.75inch worms (Love Bug color) D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, Skinny Dipper Swim Baits and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1-7 FOW with water temperatures that held fairly steady starting out at 63-67 degrees both days. The big fish producer for the day was Tomahawk Worms rigged Texas Style with the Assassinator Buzzbaits coming in at a close second.   The Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Don’t forget the  15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and Fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Apr 20-21, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Had a couple of enjoyable fun trips this past weekend with a returning client from Cookeville TN and a couple of young men and their dad from Huntsville AL.  Saturday was the better of the two days as the cold front seemed to shut things down for us on Sunday.  The guys still had a good time and enjoyed the day on the lake.  We fish a combination of Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tomahawk 8.75inch worms, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1-7 FOW with water temperatures that held fairly steady starting out at 63-67 degrees both days. The big fish producer for the day was Tomahawk Worms rigged Texas Style with a D-bombs coming in at a close second.   The Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Hot off the press! 15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and Fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Apr 19, 2013 Lake Guntersville – The Walls family from Knoxville visited Guntersville today for a little family three boat family outing.  The guys had a great time catching fish throughout the day.  The fish remained active even after the storms last night and the cold front this afternoon.  We fish a combination of Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tomahawk 8.75inch worms, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, SPRO Frogs over duckweed and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1-7 FOW with water temperatures that held fairly steady at 67-69 degrees today. The big fish producer for the day was Tomahawk Worms rigged Texas Style with a close second be a Assassinator Clacker Spinner bait.   The Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Hot off the press! 15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and Fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Apr 16-17, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Mel Hanson and his better half Margert from Cincinnati, Ohio joined me yesterday and today to finish out a 3 day stay on Guntersville, They really enjoyed some great weather and topped it off by catching lots of good fish.  The water continued to warm the water all day to a high of 71.3 degrees by the time we departed.  We fish a combination of Tomahawk 8.75inch worms, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 3- 8 FOW with water temperatures that started out at 68.9 today. The big fish producer for the past two days continued to be D-Bombs rigged Texas Style with a close second be a Tomahawk Worm.   The Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Hot off the press! 15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and Fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Apr 15, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Mr. Mel Hanson from Cincinnati, Ohio joined me today to start a out a full week of fun on the Mighty Guntersville, We enjoyed some great weather and caught lots of good fish.  The full sun warmed the water all day to a high of 71.8 degrees by the time we departed.  We fish a combination of Punisher spinner baits, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1- 2 FOW with water temperatures that started out at 58.9 and ended at 71.8  The big fish producer today was the Guntersville Slam’in Red Assassinator Buzz Bait 3/8 with gold delta blade.   Just as a heads up, the Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. Hot off the press! 15% Discount on all Assassinator Baits! Simply enter ABMSBG in the coupon code box upon checking out to receive your discount...the code is case sensitive ABMSBG all Capital Letters.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the Summer Ledge fishing and Fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Apr 8, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Young Mr. Ryan from Georgia joined me today to finish a out a full week of fun on the Mighty Guntersville, We enjoyed some nice weather which warmed the water all day to a high of 64.5 degrees by the time we departed.  We fish a combination of Punisher spinner baits, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1- 2 FOW with water temperatures that ranged from 54.1 to 63.4 degrees. The big fish producer today was the Guntersville Slam’in Red Assassinator Buzz Bait 3/8 with gold delta blade and yes if you look at the pictures closely we actually a fish on a frog in the duckweed.  Look for the fish to start bedding down later this week as there are a lot of them ready to just bust up shallow.   Just as a heads up, the Shad Spawn is just around the corner make your reservations now for some of the most exciting early morning action of the year. I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great late spring action and we are taking reservation already for the fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

 Apr 6, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Steve from Huntsville AL joined me today for another great day on Guntersville. It was good to finally have some nice weather which warmed the water all day to a high of 63.4 degrees by the time we departed.  While we had a couple of slow times during the day the fish bite fairly regular for us. We fish a combination of Punisher spinner baits, D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1- 2 FOW with water temperatures that ranged from 54.1 to 63.4 degrees. I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action and we are taking reservation already for the fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Apr 4, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Steve from Bowling Green KY and his dad Herschel from Tuscaloosa AL Area joined me today for a rainy-cool but yet fantastic day of action on the mighty G’ville.  Despite the rain and east wind the action did not stop until late in the day as we fish a combination of D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1- 2 FOW with water temperatures that ranged from 52.1 to 54 degrees. I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action and we are taking reservation already for the fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in


Apr 2, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Braden and Joe, a father and son team from the Great State of Pennsylvania joined me today for a fantastic day of action on the mighty G’ville.  While we had some slow periods during the day the boyz and girls came out to play.    We fish a combination of D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, and Assassinator Buzzbaits. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW as we fished the Siebold area with the warmest water that we could locate being just above 59 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action and we are taking reservation already for the fall frog-fest on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift; Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

  


 Mar 31, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent the day with a couple of Indiana’s Finest and sweet lady Guntersville sent some of her finest toads to play.   We fish a combination of D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits, Assassinator Buzzbaits, Punisher Spinner Baits, Spooks and Guntersville Special Tightline football head Jigs. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW.  The warmest water we found today was 58.6 degrees as we fished from Waterfront down to the State Park area of the lake.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”  



Mar 27 & 29, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent a couple days this week with some great folks from Ohio and Georgia.  Despite the cool down in water tempatures  earlier in the week, we still managed to find some good fish and have a lot of fun.  Today, the water warmed back to 55 degrees and some toads came out to play.   We fish a combination of  D-Bombs (in Super Bug and Bruiser colors) from Missile Baits and Guntersville Special Tightline football head Jigs. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW.  The warmest water we found today was 55.6 degrees as we fished from Waterfront down to Seibold. Young Jack Steih from Huntsville really put the hurt on some Guntersville Spots with two that weighted in at just over 4 pounds each!  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

  

This is an email I received from Mr Herny "Pat" Patton on 22 Mar 2013 after their trip on 19-20 Mar 2013
Hello Jake..............I just want to thank you for a really great fishing trip. It was great in all aspects, the boat, the fishing reels and rods, your friendliness, your knowledge of (Lake Guntersville, where the fish were, the bait to use and how to fish it).   Your my third fishing guide to use in my 50 years of bass fishing and your my first positive experience in using a fishing guide.

 Thank you for your time and may God Bless You.

 

Sincerely,

Henry "Pat" Patton 
phfinder10@yahoo.com

 Mar 22, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Sam (aka The Fish Magician) and Jared (aka Bassassin) from Athens GA, joined me today. After receiving a text from Ma’Ma that simply stated “You need to be using Super Bug D-Bombs” Jared said I gotta do what Ma’Ma says and throw nothing but D-Bombs all day.  They where thanking Ma’Ma as the day closed and they had caught over 30 fish including two toads over 6 pounds and several 3-5 pound fish.  .  All fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits with the exception of one which came on Tightline football head Jig. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW.  The warmest water we found today was 55.6 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Mar 19, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Back on the water today with Rick and Pat on day one of their three days scheduled.  The warmer temperatures the past week moved some fish up shallow as the water warmed to the 60 degree mark, and the Southern Alabama Boyz put it on some toads today include a 10.12 weighted on a Berkley hand scale .  All fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs from Missile Baits with the exception of one which came on a Tomahawk Worm. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW.  The warmest water we found today was 62.2 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Mar 12-17, 2013 Lake Guntersville – The last week had its challenges, with cold mornings to start the week and continued strong winds.  The warmer temperatures the last couple of days move some fish up shallow as the water warmed to the 60 degree mark in some creeks, if the forecast for the next week holds true.  I don’t look for these temperatures to hold.  The main channel is still holding in the low to mid 50’s.  The best fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs with a smaller fish mostly on Rattle Baits and jerk baits. We found our fish 1- 3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur, with the best fish coming from 10-14 FOW on jigs and D-Bombs.  The warmest water we found today was 54.2 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Mar 8 & 9 Mar 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spend the last couple days with a bunch of gentlemen for the Great State of Ohio.  They guy’s fished hard both days catching one here and one there.  While most fish where in the 2-3 pound range we did manage to put several really good fish in the boat.  The best fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs with a smaller fish mostly on Rattle Baits. We found a few fish 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur, with the best fish coming from 10-14 FOW on jigs and D-Bombs.  The warmest water we found today was 54.2 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Mar 7, 2013 Lake Guntersville – The Iowa Boyz Really put a Smack Down on some Guntersville Giants the past three days even with tough conditions!  Today was almost perfect as far as weather goes; It remain tough as far as the fishing went. ... They guy’s worked all day to put them together catching one here and one there. We found some good fish in the 3-5 pound range. The best fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs with a couple smaller fish on A-Rigs. We also found a few fish 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur. The warmest water we found today was 50.4 degrees. I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful. “Let’s go fish’ in”

Mar 5/6, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is from Yesterday and Today with couple potential offensive linemen for any college team and most NFL teams, Mike and Scott Carter from Iowa, whom still have two more days of fishing with us.  The guy have battled 40 mph winds and rain over the past couple days.  We expected it to be a tough bite with water temperatures starting out at 45 degrees both days.  It was until late in the afternoon both days.   We found some good fish in the 3-5 pound range and Scott tagged a toad today!  The best fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs. We also found a few fish 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur.  The warmest water we found the last two days was 47.6 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Mar 4, 2013 
Lake Guntersville – Jared and Rob from the Petersburg, WV joined me for a day on the lake to learn where to run/not run and fish so that they can enjoy the rest of the week here.   We expected it to be a tough bite with water temperatures starting out at 43 degrees and clear skies.  It was, we covered a lot of water from Siebold up to Goose Pond, stopped and fished a few areas I’d been doing well at.  The fish did not really start eating good until late this afternoon when we checked some docks and found a good limit of 3-4.5 pound fish on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs. We also found a few fish 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur.  The warmest water we found was 49 degrees late in the day and had a started to fail again as we left the lake.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


Mar 2, 2013
Lake Guntersville – Today two brothers, Anderson and Edward Aldag from the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa joined me for a day on the lake.  We expected it to be a tough bite with a strong N/NW wind, the return of cold nights, and snow today, which dropped water temperatures back a little to 44-46 degrees.  However, it was a Roll Tide day and if young Anderson throws a football and Ed plays defense like they fish, I’m predicting Alabama will be at the top for the next 3-4 years…The guys put a heck of a limit in the boat today, twice over.  We found our fish in 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur along with D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits and Tightline Jigs in Guntersville Special!  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Feb 23-28, 2013
 Lake Guntersville – Again for the past week on Guntersville has been up and down.  Monday and Tuesday we experienced a tough bite with strong winds from the west/south west, the return of cold nights, which dropped water temperatures back a little to 47-49 degrees and struggled each day to rise to 49-50. Even with the unpleasant, sometimes unbearable weather; we still managed to catch a few good fish.  Today was a best we saw all week as the Mighty G shinned with all her glory producing a 8 first thing this morning and after a short warm up, lunch and photo at Goose Pond, 10.85 late this afternoon.  We found our fish in 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur along with D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits and Tightline Jigs in Guntersville Special!  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
Mar 5/6, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is from Yesterday and Today with couple potential offensive linemen for any college team and most NFL teams, Mike and Scott Carter from Iowa, whom still have two more days of fishing with us.  The guy have battled 40 mph winds and rain over the past couple days.  We expected it to be a tough bite with water temperatures starting out at 45 degrees both days.  It was until late in the afternoon both days.   We found some good fish in the 3-5 pound range and Scott tagged a toad today!  The best fish came on Super Bug D-Bombs and Guntersville Special Tightline Jigs. We also found a few fish 1-3 FOW on rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur.  The warmest water we found the last two days was 47.6 degrees.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

 Feb 18-20, 2013 Lake Guntersville – The past three days on Guntersville has had its ups and downs.  Monday and Tuesday we experienced a tough bite with strong winds from the north/northwest, the return of cold nights, which dropped water temperatures to 46-47 degrees and struggled each day to rise to 49-50. Even though our main focus was tournament patterns for the upcoming month; We still managed to catch a few good fish.  Today was a better; our better fish come late in the day after the water warmed around 50-51 degrees. We found our fish in 2-10 FOW on square bill crank baits, rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur along with D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits.  The main channel is slightly stained with good color to it with some creeks we fished being clear for the most part.  Watch pre-spawn staging area in 6-12 FOW as the weather stabilizes over the next week.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”   

Feb 9, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent the day on the lake with Casey Smith from New York enjoying some good weather and putting some good fish in the boat.  We fished from Jones Creek to Roseberry with our best luck coming late in the day after the water warmed around 50 degrees, although we did catch a few nice fish early. We found our fish in 1-12 FOW all on, rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur along with D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits.  Most of our fish where in the 1-3 pound range, but we managed some 4 to 5 pounders in areas away from the crowds. Water temperatures started out at 47 and climbed to 51 degrees by the time we left.  Congradulations to the guys that caught 31 pounds for the win and the anglers with the four fish yesterday over 10 pounds including the co-angler that managed a 13.01 Guntersville Toad! The main channel was starting to clear and had good color to it with some creeks we fished being clear for the most part. Please be careful on the main channel TVA is still spilling and it is covered at times with large sections of grass and wood that could turn a good day into a bad one in a hurry.  I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available to take you fishing; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Feb 2-7, 2013 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week.  First, congratulations to the 186 boats that fished the Rat-L-Trap tournament.  It took 26.45 pounds to win on a day that started at 26 degrees with sleet/rain/snow and never really warmed above 38.  Here is the top 5:
Cameron Gautney and Taylor Jason Luna, 26.45 lbs.
Larry Laney and Jim John Fowler, 25.95 lbs.
Kevin McMahan and Marty Likos, 25.58 lbs.
Josh Butler and Justin Aaron, 25.35 lbs.
Van Dobbs and Rodney Allison, 24.19 lbs.
Kadin Dick and Jason Dobbs 1st Place Big Fish, a 9.6 lb Giant
Chris Tucker and Shawn Morgan 2nd Place Big Fish, 8.29 lb lunker

  Sunday and Monday, I spent with clients on lake orientation for upcoming tournaments.  The “Catching” was slow those days, with water temperatures in the 43-45 degree range.  Tuesday and Wednesday was with Brothers Tric and Rick from South Alabama,  we fished from Mudd Creek to Goose Pond with our best luck coming late in the day after the water warmed above 50 degrees. We found our fish in 1-10 FOW all on, rattle baits from SPRO and Excalibur along with D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits around docks.  Water temperatures the past two days started out at 47 and climbed to 54.3 degrees by the time we left. I have days and full time USCG Licensed guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Jan 26, 2013 Lake Guntersville – Spent the day with Josh showing him some places to fish over the next two months. We fished up lake above BB Comer Bridge concentrating on Creeks, back channel grass lines and docks.  We found our fish in 2-15 FOW all on, Rattle traps and D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits.  Water temperatures started out at 46 and climbed to 50.3 degrees by the time we left. Our better fish came after 11am in the morning flipping D-Bombs.  For those looking to kick off the year with a 100% payback tournament, the 2nd Annual Rat-L-Trap Classic will be on 2 February 2013 out of Goose Pond.  The POC is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great spring action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 


 Jan 20-23, 2013 Lake Guntersville – I fished this past Sunday and found a slow, but good pattern with Jamie Shay in 3-8 FOW.  With the water dropping and recent cold snap, Mike Gerry and I ventured out to verify patterns and locate fish for some upcoming trips.  All I say is, Guntersville is in full swing with a great trap bite and flipping bite. We fished up lake above Mink Creek concentrating on back channel grass lines and docks.  We found our fish in 2-15 FOW all on Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers, Rattle traps and D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits.  Water temperatures started out at 46 and climbed to 50.3 degrees by the time we left. Our better fish came after 10 in the morning flipping D-Bombs.  For those looking to kick off the year with a 100% payback tournament, the 2nd Annual Rat-L-Trap Classic will be on 2 February 2013 out of Goose Pond.  The POC is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

  

Jan 8, 2013 
Lake Guntersville – Mr. Greg Howell from Cookeville TN, joined me today for the first trip of 2013 to the might Guntersville.  If today is any indication of what is to come this spring, it’s going to be a good one. We found our fish in 3-11 FOW all on Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers and D-Bomb’s from Missile Baits.  Water temperatures started out at 41 and climbed to 45 degrees by the time we left.  For those looking to kick off the year with a 100% payback tournament, the 2nd Annual Rat-L-Trap Classic will be on 2 February 2013 out of Goose Pond.  The POC is Jamie Shay at The Bait, Tackle and Grill at Goose Pond 256-599-0132.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Dec 22-23, 2012
Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week; Guntersville is in a typical winter pattern, some days you can really whack them and other days it can be a challenge and you have to really work to find good bass.  Stripe and crappie on the other hand have been on fire.  Both days, we found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers, single Swimbaits and Alabama Rigs.  Water temperatures have dropped to 47-49 degrees.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Dec 1-6, 2012 Lake Guntersville – This report is for the past week on Guntersville, most days it was a challenge and you had to really work to find good bass.  Stripe and crappie on the other hand have been on fire.  Today, I spent a few hours with my partner Capt Mike Gerry testing some new lures from YeeHa Swimbaits, locating fish for trips this coming week and just fun fishing.  For a four hour trip we had what I’d call a great day for the way Guntersville has been fishing, end the day with a boat load of stripe and a couple solid limits of bass with our best fish hitting the scales just over 6 pounds.  We found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers, YeeHa Swimbaits and Alabama Rigs.  Water temperatures are remaining steady for now, on all three lakes at 57 to 60 degrees and creeks ranging from 57-59 degrees. With the cooler nights the fishing should improve from here on out as the bass and crappie are feeding for the winter. We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available
. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

Nov 16-21, 2012 Lake Guntersville – I spent a day this past week on  Guntersville just to stay on fish for upcoming trips later this month.  We found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers and finesse lures.  Water temperatures are remaining steady for now, on all three lakes at 57 to 63 degrees and creeks ranging from 55-58 degrees. I look for them to continue to drop and with the cooler nights the fishing should improve from here on out as the bass and crappie are feeding for the winter. We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for winter action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Nov 11-14, 2012 Tim’s Ford/Lake Guntersville/Wheeler Report – Over the past couple of days, I had the pleasure of fishing with some great folks from all over the country.   I want to pass on a special thanks to Jimmy Mason, Chris Lane, the Alabama TBF and all that supported the Wounded Warriors event Sunday on Wheeler. Saturday, was on Tim’s Ford with Tiny and Pam catching Smallmouth, Sunday was on Wheeler with our nations finest.  Tuesday, I was on Guntersville just to stay on fish for upcoming trips later this month.  We found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in Tightline football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers and finesse lures.  Water temperatures are remaining steady for now, on all three lakes at 55-60 degrees and creeks ranging from 55-58 degrees. I look for them to continue to drop and with the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out as the bass start feeding for the winter. We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Nov 4, 2012
Lake Guntersville Report – Over the past couple of days, I had the pleasure of fishing with two great families.  While Friday was better than Saturday everyone had lots of fun and caught some nice fish.  We found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in Yee Ha swim baits (www.fishyeehabaits.com) and football head jigs with Missile Baits trailers.  Water temperatures are remaining steady for now, with the main channel at 61-62 degrees and creeks ranging from 56-58 degrees. I look for them to continue to drop and with the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out as the bass start feeding for the winter.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


I received the below email today from Izaak who fished with me last week for three days:

Hi Jake, 
Just wanted to drop you a line, I had a great time fishing with you. I learned alot from you, you are a excellent guide and a great teacher. We had about the toughest conditions you could have 40 plus mph winds and jake still put us on fish. All his equipment is TOP notch I love the Lews reels and Dukket rods, and tight line jigs. I ordered two reels, two rods, and a bunch of jigs. Again thank you for a great time I highly reccomend Jake Davis. Now he just needs to get a BASS CAT :)
 
Thank you
Izaak Rathke
Mauston Wisconsin

Oct 31, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – John and Issak from Wisconsin joined on the lake yesterday.  We fished in the Jones Creek area using Tightline Jigs on channel edges, SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits around scattered grass on the back side of the channels. While everyone caught fish and had a good time, make no mistake it was a challenge, as active feeding times are short and changing daily with weather conditions.  We found our fish in 3-15 FOW mainly in jigs with Missile Baits trailers.  Water temperatures have dropped almost 10 degrees from last week to 55-58 degrees; look for them to continue to drop with the cooler nights. In the past week some of the grass has started to break up due to the winds from two days.  With the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out as the bass start feeding for the winter.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Oct 20-24, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – I had the pleasure of fishing with several new and returning clients this past week.  Each day we fished a different section of the lake ranging from the State Park to Mud Creek. While everyone caught fish and had a good time, make no mistake it was a challenge, as active feeding times are short and changing daily with weather conditions.  We found fish in 1-16 FOW using Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tightline Jigs on channel edges, SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits around scattered grass on the back side of the channels.    Water temperatures have dropped a little to 64-66 degrees; look for them to continue to drop with the cooler nights. In the past week some of the grass has started to break up due to the winds from last Friday and the return of the winter drawdown current.  With the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out as the bass start feeding for the winter.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. Gift Certificates for Christmas or Special Events are available. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Oct 09 & 10, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week;  I had the pleasure of fishing with clients from Birmingham AL to New York.  We spent both days covering water from Mill Creek to Goose Pond catching fish in 3-16 FOW using Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tightline Jigs on channel edges, SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits around scattered grass on the back side of the channels.  While everyone caught fish in the 2 to 5 pound range, make no mistake we worked for them as active feeding times are short and changing daily with weather conditions.   Water temperatures have dropped a little to 70-72 degrees; look for them to continue to drop with the cooler nights. The shad are loading up in the grass and with the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out as the bass start feeding for the winter.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 
 

Oct 05, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – This is for Wednesday and Friday of this week.     We spent both days covering water from Jones Creek to Seibold catching fish in 6-16 FOW using Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tightline Jigs, SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits around grass on the back side of the channel.  Both days my client put several 3.5 to 5 pound fish in the boat.  Water temperatures have dropped a little to 71-73 degrees; look for them to continue to drop with the cooler weather moving in. The shad are loading up in the grass and with the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Oct 01, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – For the third year in a row Joe from East Tennessee joined me today and is returning tomorrow on the mighty Guntersville.   We spent today on the lower end of the lake catching fish in 6-9 FOW using Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, Tightline Jigs and Buzz Baits around grass and docks.  For the most part water temperatures are holding at 74 to 76 degrees. The shad are loading up in the grass and with the cooler nights the fishing should only improve from here on out.  We’re taking reservations for the winter and spring months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Sept 21, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Paul and Greg from Arab Al. joined me today on the water.  We found a few good fish on a Tomahawk Worms, SPRO Frogs and Tightline Football head Black/Blue in 3-10 FOW.   We focused most of our time on the back channel grass from Mink Creek to Jones Creek.  For the most part water temperatures are holding at 74 to 79 degrees. Paul caught the best fish a 7.96 weighed her in on the scales at Goose Pond, which came just outside Goose Pond on a SPRO Black and Blue frog. The shad are loading up in the grass and with the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out.  We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
Same fish just wanted to add a little definition to her!!!

Sept 14 & 15, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – This report of for the Friday and Saturday of this past week.  We found a few good fish on a Tomahawk Worms, SPRO Frogs and Tightline Football head Black/Blue in 3-10 FOW.   On both days, we focused most of our time on the back channel grass from Mink Creek to Jones Creek.  For the most part water temperatures are holding at 79 to 82 degrees. Our best fish came just outside Goose Pond on a SPRO Black and Yellow frog. The shad are loading up in the grass and with the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out.  We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Sept 10-12, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – This report of for the first three days of this past week.  We focused our time on the back channel grass from Mink Creek to Jones Creek.  We found a few good fish on a Senkos, Tomahawk Worms, SPRO Frogs and Tightline Football head Black/Blue in 3-10 FOW.   With the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out. For the most part water temperatures are holding at 79 to 82 degrees. Our best fish so far was Ms Alison Stanley with a 6 plus that came on a SPRO Black and Yellow frog.  We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Sept 6, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Mr. Jim Labauve from Tuscaloosa AL. joined me for a short morning trip.  We focused our time on the back channel grass from Mink Creek to Jones Creek.  We found a few good fish on a Senkos, Tomahawk Worms, SPRO Frogs and Tightline Football head Black/Blue in 3-10 FOW.  Even with most fishing being in the 1.5-3.5 pound range we both enjoyed a good morning on the water. With the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out. For the most part water temperatures are holding at 79 to 82 degrees. We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Sept 5, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Today, Mike Thompson joined me on a short morning trip to check the jig bite.  We found a few good fish on a Tightline Football head Black/Blue in 6-10 FOW in front of docks and on points.  With the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out. For the most part water temperatures holding at 79 to 82 degrees. We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Aug 24-26, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – After spending the last couple days helping with the SPRO “FROG ONLY” Tournament, which the team of Coffman and Davenport weighed in 5 fish at 23.93 for the win.  Congrat’s to them and thanks to all the great sponsors such as SPRO, Duckett Fishing, Vicious Fishing, Fishlife.net, Dawson Marine, Genesis Fiberglass and Water Front Grocery.  Today, I had a short evening trip with a couple gentlemen from Arkansas and Oklahoma, we put in that Waterfront and fished the mid lake area with fair results.  Caught most of our fish on SPRO Dawg’s in 6-10 FOW.  We did catch and missed several fish on frogs around what milfoil we could find in that area of the lake  Most of the fish were in the 1-2 pound range, we managed to boat a a good 3.5 pound fish.  With the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out. For the most part water temperatures holding at 79 to 82 degrees. We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Aug 13, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Brian from Castlewood, Va. joined me the last couple days on Lake Guntersville.  Fishing the grass was new to Brian for the most part, however he quickly caught on and had a couple of good days catching fish with today being the better of the two.  Most of the fish were in the 1-3 pound range, we managed to boat a couple 3.5 to 4.5 pound fish; even with missing more than we caught, both of us had a lot of fun fishing frog almost exclusively.  With the cooler nights the frog fish should only improve from here on out. For the most part water temperatures holding at 81 to 83 degrees. We’re booking the fall months already; I have days and guides available, make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”



Aug 14, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Greg and Chris from Cookeville TN joined me again today for their second day of two on the Guntersville.  While we caught fish almost all day on worms and Swimbaits, the frog action did not really get going until 10-1030 when the sunny really started showing.  Most of the fish today, where in the 2-3.5 pound range providing a lot of fun for the guys.  Water temperatures are holding at 80 to 83 degrees.  They should drop a little more this week with cooler nights in the low 60’s.  I have days and guides available; make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Aug 13, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Greg and Chris from Cookeville TN joined me today for their first day of two on the Guntersville.  First thing out of the gate this morning was Chris with his very first frog fish ever! Solid 4.5 on a Black Widow from SPRO!  That was followed by several fish on Tomahawk Worms from Missile baits. The guys caught fish from start till the time we got run off the water by storms.  Although most of the fish today, where in the 2-3 pound range, we managed to boat a couple 4-5 pound fish and the guys had a lot of fun.  Water temperatures have dropped a little to 81 to 83 degrees.  Fishing is good to great if you know where to find them. As a reminder:  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle will be hosting the 1st Annual SPRO Frog tournament on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms will be available Wednesday Morning or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com I have days and guides available. I’m also booking the fall months already; make your reservations now for some great grass flipping and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Aug 11, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Rob and Reed Noyes returning clients and Great Friends joined me today for a day on the lake.  Faced with high water first thing this morning we picked up the Assassinator Buzzbaits and Reed went to work putting the first fish in the boat.  That was followed by several fish on Tomahawk Worms from Missile baits and by 11am, the water had started to drop so you guessed it we picked the SPRO Frogs with good results.  Although most of the fish today, where in the 1-2.5 pound range, we managed to boat a couple 3-4 pound fish and the guys had a lot of fun.  Water temperatures have dropped a little to 82 to 84 degrees.  Fishing is good to great if you know where to find them.  I have days and guides available. I’m also booking the fall months already; make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Aug 7, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Rance and Jade from Omaha Neb. Stopped in for a short morning trip, they want a Guntersville PIG so we picked up the SPRO Frogs. Rance started the day with his very first real frog fish outside of a pond!   Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Fishing is good to great if you know where to find them.  I have days available. I’m also booking the fall months already; make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

When you have a fish like this right out the gate all others are just fish!  Hand held scale put her at 6.89 to 7.39!


Aug 5, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Matt and Shelly Bradley from Birmingham AL spent the morning with me on the lake. The “Kids” wanted to catch some fish on top so we picked up the SPRO Frogs and had some fun.  It was a little slower today than Friday but we did catch fish today from start to finish; Shelly started the day with her very first frog fish ever!  I’ve said before and say it again the grass growing better and there is more of it than in the past 7 to 10 years.  Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 1-3 pound range with a Shelly’s toad of a first fish in the mix..   Don’t forget to come by and see the FishLife weight in system at the SPRO OPEN hosted by  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle  on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms are available at Waterfront or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com    I have days available. I also booking the fall months already; make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


Aug 3, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Miles and Trevor from California spent the morning with me on the lake.  For a Friday morning the lake was a little; shall we say vacant when it came to other boats.  We start down by the state park, where Trevor started the day off with a fish on his second cast and just the kid from California actually keep me so busy I hardly got a chance to drink my coffee.  After dropping them back off at the state park, I loaded the boat on the trailer and figured it was frog time. I met up with a buddy and put back in up lake and we proceeded to put some more good fish in the boat.  I had Trevor and Miles using SPRO Dawg 100’s and Flukes.   We focus our attention in Towne Creek and Minky Creek all morning. This afternoon we stuck with SPRO Frogs exclusively.  We caught fish today from start to finish; I’ve said before and say it again the grass growing better and there is more of it than in the past 7 to 10 years.  Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 1-3 pound range with a couple over 4 in the mix.   Don’t forget to come by and see the FishLife Weight in system at the SPRO OPEN hosted by  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle  on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms are available at Waterfront or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com    I have days available, make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 July 27 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Dan Kirby from Texas and his Uncle Wayne from GA, joined me again this morning.  While the bite was a little slower than earlier in the week, the guys still managed to put fish in the boat.  We stuck with SPRO Frogs almost exclusively again.  Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 1-3 pound range.  As a reminder:  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle will be hosting the 1st Annual SPRO Frog tournament on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms are available at Waterfront or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com    I have days available, make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 25, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Had a Great day on the lake with returning clients from Huntsville AL, Don Willmarth and his Grandson Cooper today on the mighty Guntersville. Cooper showed up with his pole rigged and ready for some frog action and wanted to catch fish on frogs. As yesterday we stuck with SPRO Frogs all day and caught fish from start to finish.  The day started out slow with several missed opportunities, however after a little coaching the boy started to clean house.  Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 1-3 pound range.  As a reminder:  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle will be hosting the 1st Annual SPRO Frog tournament on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms will be available Wednesday Morning or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com    Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 24, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Had a Great day on the lake with Dan Kirby from Texas and his Uncle Wayne from GA.  The mission today was simple; they wanted to catch fish on frogs. So we used SPRO Frogs all day and caught fish from start to finish.    Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 1-3 pound range with good limit in the 4 to 6.50 pound range.  As a reminder:  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle will be hosting the 1st Annual SPRO Frog tournament on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms will be available Wednesday Morning or email   sprofroggville@gmail.com    Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 21-22, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Spent the past two days on the lake with some great clients from Birmingham and Huntsville AL.  Both days after a short top water bite; it was time to give some lessons in jig fishing, so we stayed on ledges and road beds almost all day.  With a tough/slow bite and missing or losing several good fish,  We still managed to catch fish on Tomahawk worms from Missile Baits,  Ribbet Frogs, SPRO Frogs, and Tightline Jigs. The best bite remains for us on the back side of the channel grass and road beds using a ½ oz Guntersville Special jig with a Missile Baits Twin Turbo as a trailer.   Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 2-3.5 pound range.  Hot off the press:  Waterfront Grocery and Tackle will be hosting the 1st Annual SPRO Frog tournament on Saturday, 25 Aug 2012; 100% payback to 20% of the field.  Big Bass Pot will be 100% to the 3 Biggest Bass, Entry Fee of $110 Big Bass included.  For more information please contact Waterfront Grocery and Tackle, entry forms will be available Wednesday Morning.   Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 18, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Spent the day on the lake with Shane and his dad from Hayden AL today.  The guys wanted a lesson in jig fishing, so we stay on ledges and road beds almost all day.  We caught fish on Tomahawk worms from Missile Baits,  Ribbet Frogs, SPRO Frogs, and Tightline Jigs. The best bite remains for us on the back side of the channel grass and road beds using a ½ oz Guntersville Special jig with a Missile Baits Twin Turbo as a trailer.   Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 2-3.5 pound range.  Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 17, 2012 Lake Guntersville Report – Spent the day on the lake with returning clients Dr Shaun and Kelton Reynolds from Brentwood TN.  We caught fish on Sammy’s, Missile Baits split tail worms, Ribbet Frogs, SPRO Frogs, and Tightline Jigs. The best bite on the back side of the channel grass and road beds using a ½ oz Guntersville Special jig with a Missile Baits Trailer.   Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in 2-3.5 pound range with a couple over 4.5 in the mix. The big fish of the day belonged to Kelton with a 5.5 on a Jig.  Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 15/16, 2012 Lake Guntersville & Nickajack Fishing Report – Fished yesterday with Chase in from Atlanta GA and father and son from Columbia this morning than we moved up to Nickajack in the afternoon to show them around.  We caught fish on Sammy’s, Missile Baits split tail worms, Ribbet Frogs, SPRO Frogs, Flukes and Tightline Jigs. The best bite on the back side of the channel grass and road beds.   Water temperatures are 85 to 87 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with a couple over 4.5 in the mix. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or fall smallmouth fishing on Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

July 09, 2012 Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Had the pleasure of fishing with a father and son from El Paso TX.  We caught fish on Sammy’s, Missile Baits split tail worms, Flukes and Tightline Jigs. The best bite on the back side of the channel grass and road beds.   Water temperatures have been 87 to 89 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with a couple over 4.5 in the mix. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

June 26-27 2012 Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Enjoyed a couple of good days on the lake this week.  Tuesday afternoon Hass and Max from Scottsboro, this morning it was Jim and Gerry in town on a corporate trip.  We caught fish both days on Sammy’s, Bass Assassin Tap-out worms and Tightline Jigs. Both early in the morning and evening we found the best bite around ledges/drops and road beds close to the main channel.  We fish just about every type of water you could think of between Water Front and BB Comer, with the best results coming around the main channel grass.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 84 to 88 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with a couple over 4.5 in the mix. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

June 18-20, 2012 Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Had a couple of good trips this week, lots of fun catching fish with great family visiting Guntersville from the Texas Coast and a couple of brothers from the Middle Tennessee Area.  They caught fish both days on Frogs, Bass Assassin Tap-out worms and Tightline Jigs. By far the best producer for numbers was a Tightline Football head jig.  We fish just about every type of water you could think of between Water Front and BB Comer, with the best results coming around main channel grass.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 80.9 to 83degrees.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

June 4-5, 2012 Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the last couple of days with Shaun and Chuck from the land down under (New South Wales, Australia) who wanted to catch some American Bass!!! Mission Accomplished; they caught fish both days just about all day long on Sammy’s, Assassinator Buzz Bait, Bass Assassin Tap-out worms and Tightline Jigs. By far the best producer for numbers was Sammy’s and Buzzbaits.  We fished just about every type of water you could think of between Water Front and BB Comer, with the best results coming around main channel grass.  For those who have not been to the mighty “G” in the past month, there is more grass in more places than we’ve scene in over ten years!!! Water temperature over the last couple days has been 77.9 to 80 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range, we did put several 5 and 6 pound fish in the boat. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

June 3, 2012 Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the day on the water with Brent, Shawn and Jason.  We caught fish on Sammy’s, Zoom Speed worms, Bass Assassin Tapout worms and Tightline Jigs. By far the best producer for numbers was Tightline jigs in either Guntersville Special or Green Pumpkin Tequila.  The Top water bite was slow for us today.  We focusing our attention on ledges and road beds all most exclusively..  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 77.9 to 80 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 pound range, we did put several 3-4 pound fish in the boat. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

May 31, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Sent a few hours Thursday morning with Greg McCain than met up with a couple great guys visiting from Canada for a few more hours.   We caught fish on Sammy’s, Zoom Speed worms, and Tightline Jigs. By far the best producer for numbers was top water early; for size Tightline jigs in either Guntersville Special or Green Pumpkin Tequila.  We focusing our attention on main channel grass in 6 to 12 FOW early than backed off to some ledges and road beds by mid morning.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 80-84 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 pound range, we did put several 3-5 pound fish in the boat. Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

May 21-25, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – After a short vacation, it was back to fishing the past week, we found fish on just about anything you wanted to throw.  However the most reliable was the top water bite in some cases lasting all day long.  We caught fish on Sammy’s, skinny dipper swim baits; Zoom Speed worms, brush hogs, lizards, Pop-R’s and Tightline Jigs. Again, by far the best producer for numbers was top water early; for size Tightline jigs in either Guntersville Special or Green Pumpkin Tequila.  We fished from BB Comer to Water Front focusing our attention on main channel grass in 2 to 12 FOW early than backed off to some ledges and road beds by mid morning.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 78-81 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 to 3.5 pound range, we did put several 4-5 pound fish in the boat.  Please, if you are go to be on the area lakes this weekend; drink lots of water and use a good sun screen.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

May 11-13, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – I spent the past three days on the lake with some great clients all the way from Baltimore to North Carolina and down to  Birmingham.  Everyone caught fish and had a lot of fun.   We caught fish on Sammy’s, skinny dipper swim baits; Zoom Speed worms, brush hogs, lizards, Pop-R’s and Tightline Jigs. By far the best producer for numbers was top water early; for size Tightline jigs in either Guntersville Special or Green Pumpkin Tequila.  We fished from BB Comer to the state park focusing our attention on main channel grass in 2 to 12 FOW early than backed off to some ledges and road beds by mid morning.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 75-79 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 to 3.5 pound range, we did put several 4-7 pound fish in the boat especially on Sunday.  Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great ledge and frog action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

May 7, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the day on the lake with two brother Robby and Randy.  The guys had fun catching fish on just about every stop.   They caught them on Sammy’s, skinny dipper swim baits; Zoom Speed worms, brush hogs, lizards, Pop-R’s and Tightline Jigs. We fished Mink Creek to Jones Creek focusing our attention on main channel grass in 2 to 12 FOW early than backed off to some ledges and road beds by mid morning.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 77-80 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 to 3.5 pound range.  Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

May 4-6, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Just finished three great days on the water with some exceptional clients from Madison AL, to West Virginia.  Everyone had lots of fun catching fish.  But I have to admit the highlight of the past three days was watching Young Mr. Jake Wilson (2011’s Big Fish Winner for the Youth) and Young Mr. “I have a broke finger” Andrew, put 2 good limits of fish in the boat.   They caught them on Assassinator Spinner baits, skinny dipper swim baits; Zoom Speed worms lizards, Pop-R’s and Tightline Jigs. We fished the mid section of the lake focusing our attention on main channel grass in 2 to 12 FOW early than backed off to some ledges in the afternoon.  By far the best bite remains early along the grass lines with the shad spawn.  Water temperature over the last couple days has been 77-80 degrees.  Most fish where in the 2 to 3.5 pound range with a couple of fours in the mix.  Please drink lots of water and use a good sun screen when on the lakes.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

May 2, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – A couple of regular clients from Cookeville TN, Larry Farley and Greg Howell spent the morning on Guntersville with me. We had a lot of fun catching fish on Assassinator Spinnerbaits, skinny dipper swim baits, Zoom Speed worms lizards and Tightline Jigs all morning long. We fished the mid section of the lake focusing our attention on main channel grass in 2 to 12 FOW.     Water temperature sky rocketed over the last couple days to 78.5 degrees on the main channel outside Goose Pond.  Most fish where in the 2 to 3.5 pound range.  Please drink lots of water, use a good sun screen and wear a good pair of sunglasses such as the Mossback Lens from Solar Bat.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

April 25-26, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – I was part of a corporate trip the last two days out of Water Front with several individuals from Georgia to Arkansas and several other guides.  While the strong winds and cooler water temperatures stalled the bite making it tough for us, however everyone still managed to catch fish and have fun.  Special thanks to my partner Mike Gerry (Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service) who set this trip up again this year, fellow guides Jim Burks (Bass’in Adventures), Doug Campbell (Water Front) and Mr. Mike Thompson.  My guys caught their fish on Assassinator “Clacker” Spinner baits, skinny dipper swim baits, Zoom Speed worms and SPRO Frogs.  We fished from Water Front to the State Park focusing our attention on new grass in 2 to 12 FOW both days.     Water temperature dropped with the cooler weather to 66-69 degree range.  Most fish where in the 2 to 4 pound range.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”


April 22, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – With an early shad spawn this year the fishing is getting better everyday.   I had the extreme pleasure of fishing with a couple of fellow Armed Forces Veterans this past weekend from the USAF, Jerry and his son Chad on Saturday; USMC MSgt Ret. Larry Keen and three of his buddies from Kentucky today.  Again, over the weekend we only needed three lures; Assassinator “Clacker” Spinner baits, skinny dipper swim baits and SPRO Frogs.  We fished from South Sauty to Seibold focusing our attention on new grass in 2 to 12 FOW for most of the morning.   After lunch we focus our efforts on a little frog fishing, there are still lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pads growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW.  Water temperature averages are in the 70-74 degree range.  Most fish where in the 2 to 4 pound range.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

April 20, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – What a day!  Greg from Birmingham AL joined me today on the Mighty Guntersville.  Greg and I caught fish from the time we set down on our first stop this morning to the time we put the boat back on the trailer at 2:30pm.   We only needed to use two lures; Assassinator “Clacker” Spinner baits and SPRO Frogs.  We fished from Siebold to Goose Pond focusing our attention on new grass in 2 to 12 FOW for most of the morning.   After lunch we focus our efforts on a little frog fishing, there are still lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pads growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW.  The shad spawn is staring on some areas of the lake.   Water temperature averages are in the 70-74 degree range.  Most fish where in the 3-4.5 pound range, we did have a couple of good fish including a 5, 6.5 and Greg supplied the kicker fish which was 8.35.  We have days and guides available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

April 18, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Over the last couple days we had several short corporate/group trips out of Water Front.   We caught fish on Assassinator “Clacker” Spinner baits, Texas Rigged worms, Senko’s and Tightline Football Jigs in Guntersville Special.  Water temperature averages are in the 70-74 degree range.  We are still finding lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW.  The shad spawn is not far off.   We have days and guides available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 April 12, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the day with Mike and Lee  showing them some new locations and catching fish on Assassinator “Clacker” Spinnerbaits, Texas Rigged worms and Tightline Football Jigs in Guntersville Special from Water Front to Jones Creek.  Water temperatures dropped with the past couple of cooler nights to 63.5 this morning; however they did rebound to 70 by noon.  We are still finding lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW.   We have days and guides available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful “Let’s go fish’ in

April 10, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the day with Mike and Dave from Ohio showing them some new locations and catching fish on Frogs, Swim baits and Jigs from North Sauty to Jones Creek.     Water temperatures range from 70 to 75 degrees over most of the lake.  We are still finding lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW on top water baits such as SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits.  We have days and guides available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

April 5 & 6, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – This is from Thursday and Friday with clients from Alabama and Minnesota.   While it was a struggle at times, we did locate and catch some good fish using Assassinator “Clacker” spinnerbaits in 3-6 FOW and Guntersville Special football head jigs from Tightline Jigs in 9-14 FOW. Water temperatures range from 70 to 75 degrees over most of the lake.  We are still finding lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 6 FOW on top water baits such as SPRO Frogs and Buzz Baits.  With the warmer than normal weather and water temp’s, expect the shad spawn and ledge bite to start early this year. Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

April 1-3, 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – This is from Sunday thru Tuesday with clients from Alabama to North Carolina.  We had great time catching fish on almost every stop each day. Water temp’s are holding close to 75 degrees.  You can find lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW just about anywhere on the lake; there are some post spawn fish in 8-20 FOW as well.  The frog bite stayed good, we also fished Assassinator “Clacker” spinner baits, Tightline jigs and soft plastic worms.   I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

31 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Brothers Damon and Jason from Georgia, joined me today for a day on the Mighty Guntersville.  We had great day catching fish from start to finish.  Water temp’s are holding close to 75 degrees.  You can find lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW just about anywhere on the lake.  The frog bite was on again all day for the guy’s, we also fished Assassinator “Clacker” spinner baits, Tightline jigs and soft plastic worms.   I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

30 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Fished with Phil and Kevin in town for the Sealy tournament.  Water temp’s are holding close to 75 degrees.  You can find lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW just about anywhere on the lake.  Kevin, pictured below caught his personal best today on a Assassinator “Clacker” Spinner Bait.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

29 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Fished with Matt Spencer from Ocala FL. today and we had a blast catching fish on Swim Baits and Frogs.  We found water temp’s as high as 75.5 degrees.  You can find lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW just about anywhere on the lake. Most fish where in the 2-3 pound range we did mange a couple of bass in the 4 pound range.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

26-27 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This report is from the Monday and Tuesday with clients from Cookeville TN, looking to pattern some good fish for the week.  We found water temp’s as high as 72.5 degrees on Tuesday.  We fished Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, buzz baits, swim baits, and frogs. We found lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW from BB comer to Water Front, most fish where in the 2-3 pound range we did mange a couple of bass in the 5 pound range.  Spent today, "Wednesday" on Tim’s Ford, I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

21-23 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This report is from the last three days with clients from North Alabama, Georgia and Greensboro SC.  We found water temp’s as high as 75.5 degrees today.  The guys and gal’s had blast fishing Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits, buzz baits, swim baits, frog and yes even fly fishing for bass.  We found lots of good fish around new grass, new lily pad growth and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW from Crow Creek to down Mink creek.  While most fish where in the 2-3 pound range we did mange a couple of bass in the 4-6 pound range.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

19-20 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Over the past couple day I had to pleasure to fish with clients from Evansville, Indiana and Huntsville AL.  We found water temp’s as high as 79.5 degrees today.  The guys had blast fishing swim baits and frogs almost exclusively both days.  We found lots of good fish around new growth duckweed and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW from Crow Creek to down to Goose Pond.  While most fish where in the 2-3 pound range we did mange a couple just over 4 pounds.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

16 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I was joined today by Eric and Jim from Atlanta GA for a day on the mighty Lake Guntersville.  We found water temp’s as high as 72.5 degrees today.  We caught fish on Brush hogs, Assassinator Guntersville Slam’in Red Buzz Baits, Ol’monster worms, Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits and YES SPRO Frogs.  We found lots of good fish new growth duckweed and stumps in with 1 to 3 FOW in the Mud Creek Area.  Our best fish came on a black and red bronze eye frog in about 2 FOW.  Most of the fish where in the 3.0 - 4.50 pound range with a several bass over 5 pounds.   I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

 12-13 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last couple days catching some good bass and having fun on the water with Rick McNulty from PA and Dave from NC.  We found water temp’s as high as 68 degrees over the last two days.  We caught fish on A-rigs, rattle traps, RC 1.5 Crank baits, Assassinator Buzz Baits, Ol’monster worms, Assassinator Clacker Spinner Baits and Jigs.  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 1 to 6 FOW.  Our best fish came on Rattle Traps in about 3-4 FOW.  Most of the fish where in the 2.0 - 4.25 pound range with a couple over 5 pounds.   I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

9-11 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last couple days catching some good bass and having fun on the water with clients from Madison AL and Lexington KY.  We found water temp’s as high as 59 degrees over the last two days in the mid lake area from Goose Pond to Waterfront.   We caught fish on A-rigs, rattle traps, RC 1.5 Crank baits, Assassinator Buzz baits, Ol’monster worms and Tightline Jigs.  .  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 1 to 6 FOW.  Our best fish came worms in about 3-4 FOW.  Most fish where in the 2.0 - 4.25 pound range.   I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

7-8 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last couple days just plan old fun fishing with repeat clients Greg Howell and Larry on Wednesday, than Mr Charlie Waller and Rick Hereford from Tullahoma TN. We found water temp’s as high as 59 degrees over the last two days.   We caught fish on A-rigs, rattle traps, RC 1.5 Crank baits, swim baits, Ol’monster worms and Tightline Jigs.  .  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 1 to 6 FOW.  Our best fish came worms in about 3-4 FOW.  Most fish where in the 2.0-3.5 pound range with a couple of good fish going over 4.5 pounds with our best just over 5.5 today.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

5 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last couple days running tournament patterns with clients from up north and today with Mr Jim Jones from Sand Mountain AL.   We found water temp’s as high as 59 degrees on today in Mud Creek.   We caught fish on A-rigs, rattle traps, swim baits, buzzbaits and Jigs.  .  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 1 to 6 FOW.  Our best fish came rattle traps in about 1-2 FOW.  Most fish where in the 2.0-3.5 pound range with a couple of good fish going over 5 pounds with our best just over 7 today.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

1-3 Mar 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last couple days running tournament patterns with clients from all over the Midwest.  We found water temp’s as high as 64.3 degrees on Thursday; the best today was 60 after the storms yesterday.   We caught fish on A-rigs, rattle traps, swim baits, buzzbaits and Jigs.  .  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 1 to 6 FOW.  Our best fish came rattle traps in about 1-4 FOW.  Most fish where in the 2.0-3.5 pound range with a couple of good fish going over 5 pounds.  I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

 

26 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Again, today Eric, Andy, Steve and Joe from the Great State of Ohio joined me for a second day.  The guys absolutely wacked the fish today, with a final count for the day of over 35 largemouth, 30 Stripers and one big ugly catfish. We fished further down river today and found water temp’s as high as 56.3 degrees.   They fished A-rigs, rattle traps, swim baits and Jigs.  Steve started the day of by putting a limit in the boat in the first 20 minutes of the day.  We found lots good fish around stumps in open water areas with 9 to 12 FOW.  Our best fish came on umbrella rigs, rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits fished in 12 FOW.    Most fish where in the 2.0-3.5 pound range with a couple of good fish going over 4 pounds. The gang had a blast the last two days and even hit a couple mile stones with both Joe and Steve catching their personal best largemouth. I’ll back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

25 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today I was joined by Eric, Andy, Steve and Joe from the Great State of Ohio.  We found water temp’s as high as 57.9 degrees today in the backs of creeks.   The winds of 15-25 mph made fishing a little bit of a challenge today but if you could hold on the right depth of water you could really have fun.   We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, swim baits and Jigs. We found lots good fish around stumps and old grass with jigs and rattle traps.  Our best fish came on umbrella rigs, rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits fished in 9 FOW.    Most fish where in the 2.5-3.0 pound range with a couple of good fish one going 4.69 and another at 6.96 pounds. The guys also caught several good stripe to take home. We ran into some old friends from Kentucky and Young Tanner had to show off his big fish a 5 plus. We’re back at it in the morning, see ya’ll on the lake.   I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

18 & 21 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This report is from Saturday and today, with clients from Franklin and Crossville TN.  The water temp’s are holding in the between 50-51.5 degrees.  The winds of 15-30 mph made fishing a little bit of a challenge today but if you could hold on the right depth of water you could really have fun.   We fished A-rigs, rattle traps crank baits, and swim baits and Jigs. We found good fish around docks with jigs and rattle traps.  Our best fish came on umbrella rigs, rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits fished in 2-12 FOW.    Most fish where in the 2.5-4.5 pound range with a good limit of fish in the 5-9 pound, with most of the better fish coming out of 6-10 FOW.    I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

15-17 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This report is from Wednesday thru Friday, with clients a mix of clients scouting for up coming tournaments next week and a retirement gift for Mr. Tim Tighe.  The water temp’s have improved all week ending this evening with 53.5 degrees.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, crank baits, and swim baits and Jigs. We found good fish around docks with jigs and rattle traps.   Our best fish came on umbrella rigs, rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits fished in 3-9 FOW.  Today was by far the best catching day with over 30 fish and our best five today was 25 plus pounds.  Most fish where in the 2.5-3.5 pound range with a several fish in the 5-7 pound fish with most of the better fish coming out of 1-12 FOW.    I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures, including A-rigs at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

14 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This report is from Saturday and today, with clients from New York and Tuscaloosa Al.  Today the water temp’s started at 44.5 and the best we found was 46.4 late afternoon at Goose Pond.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, crank baits, and swim baits and Jigs. Saturday despite the 35 mph winds we found good fish around docks with jigs and rattle traps.  .  Our best fish came on umbrella rigs,  rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits.  Most fish where in the 2.5-3.5 pound range with a several fish in of 4-5 pound fish with most of the better fish coming out of 7-12 FOW.    I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 10 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I was joined to today by Blake Gideon for a day on the lake and after Blake headed north Mike Thompson joined me for a few hours.  We caught fish all day with a few slow periods.    Water temp’s started at 50.5 and the best we found was 52.5 late afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, crank baits, and swim baits almost exclusively.  Our best fish came on umbrella rigs from Choo Choo lures rigged with Skinny Dipper Swim Baits on the new Assassinator Umbrella Rig Spinner Baits.  Most fish where in the 2.5-3 pound range with a solid limit of 4 to 6.5 pound fish with most of the better fish coming out of 7-12 FOW.  We did fine some fish shallow today in less than 4 FOW on a on a XR 75’s.  I have days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

8 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Had a great day on the lake with Coach Bagley of Dalton Ga. Today.  We caught fish all day after a short slow period this morning.    Water temp’s started at 52.5 and the best we found was 54.5 late afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, and swim baits, brush hogs and Tightline Jigs.  Our best fish came on Skinny Dipper Swim Baits and Guntersville Special football jigs from Tightline Jigs.  Most fish where in the 2- 3.5 pound range with a solid limit of 3.5 to 5.5 pound fish with most of the better fish coming out of 7-12 FOW.  We did fine some fish shallow today in less than 4 FOW on a on a jig around dead lily pad stems.  I have a days available; come spend a day on the lake with me.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 5/6 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last two days fishing several different patterns with a couple of individuals preparing for tournaments coming up this month.  We caught lots of fish, today it was on every stop!   Water temp’s started at 49.5 and the best we found was 58.5 late afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, and swim baits, brush hogs and Tightline Jigs.  Our best fish came on Skinny Dipper Swim Baits.  Most fish where in the 2- 3.5 pound range and came on Rattle traps XR-75’s, with a solid limit of 4.5 to 6 pound fish with most of the better fish coming out of 8-18 FOW.  We did fine some fish shallow today in less than 4 FOW on a Black/Red Assassinator Buzz Bait.  I have a few days available come spend a day on the lake.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 3 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Mickey from Sand Mountain AL joined me today for a day on the lake.  The water is still muddy to heavy stained above Goose Pond and clearing below Goose Pond.  Water temp’s started at 49.5 and we found today was 54 this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, and swim baits, brush hogs and Tightline Jigs.  Our best fish came on Skinny Dipper Swim Baits.  Most fish where in the 2- 3.5 pound range and came on Rattle traps XR-75’s, with a solid limit of 5 to 7 pound fish with most of them coming out of 8-18 FOW.   I have a few days available come spend a day on the lake.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

2 Feb 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – My partner Mike Gerry joined me today for a day on the lake.  Yep, we wacked them again today catching fish on almost every stop and LOTS of them!  The water is still muddy to heavy stained with some clearing below Goose Pond, temp’s started at 51 and we found some as warm as 55 this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, and swim baits, brush hogs and Tightline Jigs.  Our best fish came on Tightline jigs in Black/Blue, Wood Thumper.   Most fish where in the 2- 3.5 pound range, with a good limit of 4 to 5.5 pound fish with most of them coming out of 8-18 FOW.  Good news today, the Bait, Tackle and Grill shop at Goose Pond has new owners and is OPEN for business.  Stop by and meet Jamie and Michelle Shay, they are in the process of putting in a full line of tackle and the grill will be up and running soon!  I have a few days available.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in” 

22 Jan 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Chris and Rich from Moody AL. joined me today for a day on the lake.   The water temp’s have come up a little with the warmer rains over the past couple days to 48-49.5 degrees.  We fished A-rigs, rattle traps, swim baits and Tightline Jigs. The bite was slow to start from 7am to about 8:30 am, but fired up and lasted until about noon when it slowed to a crawl.  We caught lots of good fish in the 2- 4 pound range with most of them coming out of 9 to 12 FOW.   I have a few days still available in January and we’re already booking days for February, March, April and May!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

20 Jan 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Fished today with my partner Mike Gerry.  You’d think two full time guides should catch fish right?  Well, we did and lots of them!  I said back in December that Guntersville was headed for one of the best winter patterns in a long time, its here.  The water temp’s are between 45-48 degrees and warmed slightly this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, T-rigged ol’monsters, rattle traps and Tightline Jigs. The bite was almost none stop all morning.  We caught lots of good fish in the 2- 4 pound range and several over 5 to 6.5 pounds.   I have with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

18 Jan 2012, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – After taking a little vacation for a week and a half it was good to spend the day on the lake with Mr. David Prosser from Franklin TN.  The water temp’s are between 45-47 degrees and warmed slightly this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, T-rigged ol’monsters, rattle traps and jerk baits. The bite was better as the sun warmed the water, typical of this time of the year; our best fish came late afternoon. We caught lots of good fish in the 2- 5 pound range.   I have with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

30-31 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent another couple of great winter days on Guntersville with from Alabama. We fished the mid-lake area from Roseberry to Water Front.  The water temp’s are holding at 49 degrees and warmed slightly this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, Tight-Line jigs, rattle traps and jerk baits. The bite was better in the first half of the day although are best fish came late afternoon. The guys and gals caught lots of good fish in the 2- 5 pound range   I have with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

29 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent another great winter day on Guntersville with repeat clients Greg and Larry from the Cookeville Tn Area. We fished the mid-lake area from Roseberry to Water Front.  The water temp’s are holding at 49 degrees and warmed slightly this afternoon.  We fished A-rigs, Tight-Line jigs, rattle traps and jerk baits. The bite was better in the first half of the day although are best fish came late afternoon. The guys caught lots of good fish in the 2- 5 pound range   I have with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

28 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent a great winter day on Guntersville with Travis from Fayetteville TN. We fished the mid-lake area from Goose Pond to Water Front.  The water temp dropped a little more over the past couple days to 48-50 degrees.  We fished A-rigs, Tight-Line jigs and jerk baits. The bite was good to excellent most of the day with lots of good fish  in the 2- 5 pound range and a bunch of stripers stuffed so full of shad you could see shad tails in their throats.    I have with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

 26 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spend the morning on Guntersville checking a few of my winter locations for future trip today. I fished mainly the mid-lake area.  The water temp dropped a little to 50.4 degrees from 51 on Saturday.   Fished jerk baits, A-rigs, Tight-Line jigs. This was another great day by anybodies standards catching 17 good largemouths in the 2-6 pound range and a bunch of stripers all looked as if you stuffed a football down their throats.    I still have December 30-31 open with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

24 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – What a day on the mighty Guntersville, Mr. Robert Knobb from Winchester TN. joined me today for a little holiday relaxation.  We put in at Goose Pond with a cool air temp of 39 degrees and water temp of 51.   We caught fish at every stop on 10 inch worms making for some fun hook sets throughout the day, jerk baits, A-rigs, Tight-Line jigs. We had a great day catching well over 40 bass most in the 2-3 pound range and a few in the 4-6 pound range all looked as if you stuffed a football down their throatsWe also got into a few white bass and stripers. This has got to be one of the best Decembers for Guntersville That I scene in the last 7 plus years.  I still have December 30-31 open with several days available in January and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  "Let's go Fish'in

13 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – My partner Mike Gerry and I fished today, we thought with the mild weather we would fish some of our winter time locations up river.  The fishing turned out to be great, certainly a little slow time here and there but not much as the activity was strong most the day. The good thing was most of fish came on traditional 10 inch worms making for some fun hook sets throughout the day. We fished  jerk baits, A-rigs, crank baits Tight-Line jigs but most of our bites came on the worm, with a few on the others. We had a great day caught numbers, caught small fish caught some bigger fish just a great variety all day long.   The fish are transitioning to a winter pattern which should be outstanding this year.  I still have several days available in December and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 
8-9 Dec 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the past couple days putting a tournament pattern together for a client this weekend on the upper to mid-lake area.   We fished the Mid lake area spending most of the time throwing working the windy side of the secondary points with swim baits, jerk baits, Ol’Monsters, XR-50 Rattle traps,  A-rigs, Tightline Jigs and Assassinator Compact White Spinner Baits in the afternoon.  We caught fish on almost every stop; putting lots of good fish in the 1.5 to 3.5 pound range in the boat.  The lake was little high and had lots of current the past couple days.  Water is stained to muddy depending on where you are fishing. Water temps continued to drop this past week right to around 48.2 degrees in the morning and climbing to 50 degrees in the late afternoon.  The fish are transitioning to a winter pattern which should be outstanding this year.  I still have several days available in December and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’in"

 
26 November 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I had the pleasure of spending Saturday with Bill and James from Pikeville, Kentucky.  We fished the Mid lake area spending most of the time throwing working the windy side of the secondary points with swim baits, Pop-R’s  and Assassinator Compact white Spinner Baits in the afternoon. There is still some good grass producing for some exciting fall top water action in the afternoons.  We caught fish on almost every stop; putting lots of good fish in the 2 to 3.5 pound range in the boat.  Water temps continued to hold this past week right around 56.2 degrees in the morning and climbing to 59 degrees in the late afternoon.  The fish are transitioning to a winter pattern that should be outstanding this year.  I still have several days available in December and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

Lake Nickajack 24 Nov 2011– Spent the day with TJ and Diana from Titusville Florida on the lower end of Nickajack. Water temps are in the mid 50’s.  It was slow as far as catching goes; the folks managed a few good keeper fish in the 1-3 pound range, but no real kicker fish.  We a good frog bite in the grass around Marion County Park.  I still have several days available in December and we’re already taking reservations for the spring!  If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford.        “Let’s go fish’ in”   
   
11-12 November 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports
Lots of fun can still be had fishing frogs on Guntersville; I had the pleasure of spending Friday with John from Louisville Kentucky and Saturday with John and Cindy from Memphis, Tennessee drove in for a day on the lake.  We fished the Mid to Upper end of the Lake spending most of the time throwing SPRO Frogs on 50# Vicious Braid over mats along with swim baits, and
Assassinator Compact white Spinner Baits on the outside edges.  The grass is still producing for some exciting fall top water action, this should continue especially in the afternoons, not sure for how much longer the wind has been doing a number on the grass over the last couple days.  We caught fish on almost every stop and absolutely had our chance to at every spot, putting several good fish in the 2 to 3.5 pound range in the boat and having some heart stopping hits makes for a great day.   Water temps continued to fall after the coldest nights we had this fall to 56.2 degrees in the morning and climbed to 60 degrees in the late afternoon.   I still have days available in November and we’re already booking December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

10 November 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the day on the might Guntersville with Jason from New Market AL.    So, we spent most of the time throwing SPRO Frogs on 50# Vicious Braid over mats along with on swim baits, Assassinator Compact white Spinner Baits, and crank baits.  We had good day despite the hollowing wind; catching fish on almost every stop! We did miss the hook set on more than we caught, but we still put several good fish in the 3.5 to 5.5 pound range in the boat.   Water temps have dipped to 58.2 degrees in the morning and climbed to 60-61 degrees this afternoon.  The grass is still producing for some exciting fall top water action, this should continue especially in the afternoons, not sure for how much longer the wind was really doing a number on the grass today.  I still have days available in November and we’re already booking December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 
6 November 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Returning client Mike from Mt Juliet TN, came down to try his hand at Frog fishing!
So, we spent most of the time throwing SPRO Frogs over mats along with on flukes, Assassinator Compact white Spinner Baits, and crank baits.  We had lots of blow ups, missed the hook set on more than we caught, but we still managed to put several good of fish in the 3.5 to 4.5 pound range.   Water temps have dipped to 58.2 degrees in the morning and climbed to 60-61 degrees this afternoon.  The grass is still producing for some exciting fall top water action, this should continue especially in the afternoons for the next couple of weeks or more.  I still have days available in November and we’re already booking December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

29-31 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports Over the last three days, I’ve was joined by clients from Cookeville, TN. to LaGrange, GA. We spent most of the time throwing SPRO Frogs over the past weekend.  However, we did catch fish on Assassinator Buzz baits, Assassinator Compact white Spinner Baits, Xr-50s & 75s and swim baits all three days.   We had lots of blow ups, missed the hook set on more than we caught, but we still managed to put lots of fish in the boat everyday.   Water temps have dipped to 60-61 degrees.  The grass is producing for some exciting fall top water action.  The best bite has been late morning to dusk over the past 3 days.  I still have days available in November and we’re already booking December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 28 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports Howard and his son Air Force SSgt Jason Heath joined me today for another great day on Guntersville. I was great to spend the day with Jason who just returned from the “sandbox” last week.  We spent most of the time throwing SPRO Frogs and Assassinator Buzz baits today, in the rain and cold wind.  We had lots of blow ups, missed the hook set on more than they caught and managed to put some good fish in the boat.  Water temps are holding at 63 to 65 degrees.  The grass is producing for some exciting fall top water action.  I still have days available in November and we’re already booking December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you, Military Discount and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

26 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports
Don and Dave had a great day on Guntersville. We spent 98% of the time throwing SPRO Frogs today.  The frog bite is the best in over two years.  Don (Dad) had two fish well over five pounds today, between the both of them they would have had a darn good limit in the area of 18-20 pounds or better.  At last count we had 18 fish between us and missed the hook set on twice that many.    Water temps are holding at 63 to 65 degrees.  The grass is producing for some exciting fall frog action.  I still have a few days available in October and we’re already booking November and December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
20-23 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Conditions continue to improve on Guntersville over the weekend.  It’s still not like years past.  I’ve had back to back trips everyday this past weekend, where we found fish in scattered grass using flukes, Assassinator Buzz Baits, and RC 1.5 crank baits.  Each day after it warmed up we managed to find them in the mats on SPRO Bronze eye Frogs.   The frog bite is improving everyday.  Water temps dropped to 63 in some areas.  The grass is producing for some exciting fall frog action.  I still have a few days available in October and we’re already booking November and December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 18 & 19 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Conditions seemed to improve some on the mighty “G”, the past two days we’ve managed to put them in the boat.  It’s still not like years past.  Yesterday morning, Sonny and I found fish in scattered grass using flukes and RC 1.5 crank baits.  Then yesterday after it warmed up Fred and Barb managed to find them in the mats on SPRO Bronze eye Frogs.  Today, after a delayed start Fred and I caught several good fish again on SPRO Bronze Eye Frogs and Popper Frogs.  The frog bite is improving everyday.  Water temps started out today at 69.4 and had dropped to 67 degrees by the time we departed the water. It should get better after this weather front gets clear of the area, the grass is to look real good for some fall frog action.  I still have a few days available in October and we’re already booking November and December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you

17 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I teamed up with Mike Gerry, Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service, to take the winners of the FM102.1 WDRM/Crown Royal contest out fishing for the day.  Mike took the guys and the ladies joined me for the day.  Conditions are tough but we managed to put them on fish on and off throughout the day.  We caught fish on SPRO Bronze eyes, flukes, spinner baits, crank baits and spooks.  They missed more than they caught but we all have fun.   Most where in the 1-2 pound range and one-3.5 pound fish; the frog bite is starting to get right. Water temps started out at 66 degrees and climbed to 69 degrees at days end.   It should get better after this next week of cooler weather, the grass is starting to look real good for some fall frog action.  Both Mike and I still have a few days available in October and we’re already booking November and December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’in”
 
15 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the day with a couple of guys from the Atlanta Ga. Area.  They never frog/rat fished before so we spent 90% of the day doing just that!  Between the two of them they put a good limit together using SPRO Bronze eyes, 2.5 Crank baits and spooks.  They missed more than they caught but we all have fun.   Most where in the 2 to 3 pound range and 4 pound fish; the frog bite is starting to get right. Water temps started out at 67 degrees and climbed to 72 degrees at days end.   It should get better after this next week of cooler weather.  I still have a few days available in October and we’re already booking November and December!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”      

12-13 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last two days with a couple teams fishing tournaments this coming weekend.  We had lots of fun locating a catching fish both days.  Our better fish came in 2-6 FOW just off the mats, around docks and off main lake points.  Most where in the 1 to 3.5 pound range, however we did manage a couple over 5 in the last two days. Water temps are still around 69 degrees and climbs to 71 degrees for the most part.   Our best fish came on a Guntersville Slam-in Red Assassinator Buzz Bait, along with several other good fish on Spooks and SPRO Frogs; for the most part it was top water all day.  We also caught fish on swim baits, spinner baits and Crank baits. Versatility is extremely important.  I have days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

    

10-11 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the last two days with Big John and Bob from North Carolina and Josh and Jim from Wisconsin.  Everyone caught fish on all but one stop on both days.   Most of our better fish came in 2-4 FOW just off the mats and off docks.  Most fish where in the 1 to 3.5 pound range. Water temps are still around 69 degrees for the most part.   Our better fish came on Spooks, Assassinator Buzz Baits and SPRO Frogs; for the most part it was top water all day.  We also fished swim baits, spinner baits and Crank baits. Versatility is extremely important.  I have the days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

9 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today was the best trip of the last three weeks, I was joined by 3 generations of Smith’s (Carl, Trace and Dillon) from East Tennessee    We had a great time and enjoyed beautiful fall day, catching fish on every stop and Dillon really worked hard and caught so many he took a knap!   Some of our best fish came in 2-4 FOW just off the mats and off docks.  Most fish where in the 2 to 4 pound range. Water temps are still around 69 degrees for the most part.   Our better fish came on Spooks, Assassinator Buzz Baits and El Grande Sapo Frogs; for the most part it was top water all day.  We also fished swim baits, spinner baits and Crank baits. Versatility is extremely important, not only in bait selection; but location as well.  I have the days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”   

7 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the day with Mike from Mt Juliet TN.  We fished the lower-lake area out of Old Water Front.   We had a good time and really enjoyed the fall day, catching fish on every stop.  Some of our best fish came in 2-4 FOW just off the mats and off docks as some fish are starting to move to the back of creeks.  Most fish where in the 1-3.5 pound range. Water temps are still around 69 degrees for the most part.   Our better fish came on Tightline football jigs (Guntersville Special), Spooks, T-rigged Worms and Assassinator Clacker spinner baits.  Versatility was key again today, not only in bait selection but location as well.  I have the days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

5 Oct 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – This morning, Bill King Sr. and Bill Jr. from East Tennessee joined me on Lake Guntersville for Bill Sr’s birthday.   We fished the Mid-lake area out of Goose Pond.   The guys had a good time and really enjoyed the day, despite those little black bugs everywhere.  They caught several fish, had few of near misses (blowups) and put a good limit together.  The fish main more active for the first 2-3 hours of the day and are still holding up in scattered grass, some of our best fish came in 3-8 FOW just off the mats.  Most fish where in the 1-3 pound range. Water temps hung around 69 degrees for the most part.   Our better fish came on Assassinator Clacker spinner baits, Spooks and XR-75 traps.  We also caught fish on, swim baits, Sammy’s, square bill 2.5 crank baits and El Grande Sapo Frogs.  Versatility is/will be key in the next few weeks as we transition into the fall bite.  I have the days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”
 

Sept 30, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Yesterday morning, Aaron and Kathy Zimmerman from North Kentucky joined me on their first visit of many to Lake Guntersville.  Then in the afternoon Chris from Vicious Fishing stopped in for a few hours of top water fishing.  We fished the Mid-lake area out of Goose Pond.  The fish are more active for the first two hours and last 3 hours of the day.  They are holding up in scattered grass, some of our best fish came in 3-8 FOW just off the mats.  Most fish where in the 1-3 pound range with an occasional 3.5-5 pound fish.  Water temps are still in the low-mid 70’s for the most part. Our better fish came on Assassinator buzz baits (Black and Red), Assassinator Clacker spinner baits (www.assassinatorbaits.com) and Spooks.  We also caught fish on, swim baits, Sammy’s and El Grande Sapo Frogs (www.elgrandelures.com).  Versatility is/will be key in the next few weeks as we transition into the fall bite.  We’re still seeing a good daily average of 25-40 fish.  Special thanks go out to Vicious Fishing (www.vicious-fishing.com) and welcome as the official line sponsor of Mid South Bass Guide.  I have the days available in October and we’re already booking November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 
Sept 26/28, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – After taking a few days off and enjoying a short trip to Florida, I was back on the water for a marathon two days.  Both Monday and Tuesday, we fished the Mid-lake area out of Goose Pond.  Both days we caught lots of fish mainly on top water presentations.  Fish seemed more active for the first two hours and last 3 hours of the day.  We found fish almost exactly where I left them a week ago; holding up in scattered grass, some of our best fish came in 3-8 FOW just off the mats.  Most fish where in the 1-3 pound range with the exception of Roger’s 3.5 - 4 pound fish Tuesday afternoon.  Water temps are still in the low-mid 70’s for the most part. Our better fish came on Assassinator buzz baits (Black and Red) and Spooks.  We also caught fish on, t-rigged OL’ Monsters, Sammy’s and El Grande Sapo Frogs. We’re still seeing a good daily average of 25-40 fish.  I have the 29th of September open with days available in October and November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

 

Sept 19, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Good weekend and GREAT Monday!  I had the extreme pleasure of send time with returning clients and some new ones.  Tyson and his boy Drexton joined me Saturday morning followed by Shannon and Melinda in the afternoon than; Don, Cooper and Tyler fished with me Sunday. Today, Joe drove down put the topped off a great weekend with a great bunch of fish.  Saturday and Sunday we fished the Mid-lake area, today we fished from Water Front to Seibold.   It was a tough bite all weekend but everyone had a lot of fun.  We found fish holding up in scattered grass, some of our best fish came in 3-8 FOW just off the mats.  Most fish where in the 1-3 pound range Saturday and Sunday.  On Monday was much better Joe managed several fish over four with one in the 6-7 pound class.  Water temps are still in the Mid 70’s for the most part. Our better fish came on Assassinator buzz baits(Slam’ in Guntersville Red) and Spooks.  We also caught fish on, t-rigged OL’ Monsters, sammy’s and Sapo Frogs. We’re still seeing a good daily average of 30-40 fish.  I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 
Sept 15, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Shannon and Melinda from South Alabama joined me this morning for a short trip out of Waterfront.  The ladies had a top water bite all morning.  Catching was a little slow today because of the wind and cold front, but the quality of fish improved.  We found fish holding up in scattered grass, some of our best fish came in 3-5 FOW just off the mats.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with three in the 4 to 4.5 pound range in the mix.  They managed 2 good limits of fish before calling it a day around 11am.   There are several schools of bass roaming the lake has increased and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps dropped a little to 68-74 degrees. Our better fish came on Elgrande Sapo/Ribbet style frogs.  We also caught fish on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com (Slam’ in Guntersville Red),  t-rigged OL’ Monsters, sammy’s and spooks . The frog/rat should really fire up in the next two weeks with cooler water temp’s and as the fish start to feed up for the winter!  I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

Lake Nickajack 15 Sept 2011– Spent the day with a couple great gent’s from Tennessee, putting together a tournament game plan.   We fished the lower end from Sullivan’s Landing down. Water temps are in the low to mid 70’s. We caught fish on every stop all day long with lots of good keeper fish in the 1-3 pound range, but no real kicker fish.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 3-15 FOW mainly on spooks, sammy’s and Assassinator Buzz baits.  We also used and caught fish on swim baits and T-rigged worms.  I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

Sept 12-14, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Trip report for Monday and Tuesday with clients from West Alabama and Kohler, WI.   Neither day was anything like last Friday, but that’s the way Guntersville is fishing right now.  Monday, my trip was geared towards tournament prep and Tuesday I was part of a corporate trip out of Waterfront.  Both days we had a top water bite all day long!  Catching is starting to pick up and we noticed a real improvement after the rains last week.  We found fish holding up in scattered grass all day, some of our best fish came in 3-5 FOW with scattered grass close by and on road beds with muscle shells on them.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with several 4 pound fish in the mix and numbers being caught the last two days are holding a daily average of 30-45 fish; with the vast majority of them in the 2-3.5 pound range.  There are several schools of bass roaming the lake has increased and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps have come up a little to 75-79 degrees with the bluebird skies. Our better fish came on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com (Slam’ in Guntersville Red) and Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and t-rigged OL’ Monsters, and top water baits. The frog/rat (Elgrande Sapo/Ribbet style frogs) is improving with cooler water temp’s and the fish start to feed up for the winter!  I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

Sept 3 thru 9, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I had two trips in to Guntersville this week with folks just looking to have a good time and did they ever.  Actually, Friday was the best day we’ve had for the past 5 weeks.  It was a top water a top water bite all day long!  Fish/Catching is starting to pick up and we noticed a real improvement after the rains early in the week.  We found fish holding up in scattered grass all day, some of our best fish came in 3-5 FOW with scattered grass close by and on road beds with muscle shells on them.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with several 4-5 pound fish in the mix this week and numbers being caught increased as the week progressed, with a daily average of 30-45 fish.  There are several schools of bass roaming the lake has increased and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps have dropped 73-77 degrees after the rains.  Our better fish came on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com (Slam’ in Guntersville Red) and Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and t-rigged OL’ Monsters, and top water baits. The frog/rat is improving with cooler water temp’s and the fish start to feed up for the winter!  I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November!  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

Lake Nickajack  2-8 Sept 2011– I had several trips this past week with anglers getting ready for upcoming tournaments.  We fished the lower end from Sullivan’s Landing down. Water temps dropped to the low to mid 70’s this past week with the arrival of some much need rain.  Everyday, we caught fish on almost every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range and several in the 4-6 pound range. The vast majority of fish we caught over the past week came from 3-15 FOW mainly on Bass Assassin Tapouts, Tightline Jigs and Assassinator Buzz baits.  We focused our attention on road beds and deep grass lines using T-rigs and 1/2oz screw lock football heads. Even thou we are seeing cooler weather, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen even on cloudy days. I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”

31 Aug 2011- Lake Nickajack – I was joined this morning by Dave Prosser, Bass Assassin Prostaff/Area Rep from Franklin TN.  We fished the lower end from Marion County Park down. Water temps are holding at Mid 80’s.  We fished a ton of different products from Bass Assassin, Assassinator Buzz baits and a few crank baits.  We caught fish on almost every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range. We boated at least four good limits of fish in just over 6 hours. The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 8-15 FOW mainly on Bass Assassin (http://www.bassassin.com/) Tapouts, Rail worms, Fat Job worms and Buzz baits.  We focused our attention on road beds and deep grass lines using T-rigs and 1/2oz screw lock football heads. Nickajack has great ledge and channel grass fishing! With Labor Day weekend ahead of us, please be safe out there this weekend.  It’s still getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen even on cloudy days. I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”

  

27 Aug 2011- Lake Nickajack – Had a group of guy’s from Georgia, join us today to celebrate a 40th birthday.  We fished the lower end from Mullins Cove down. Water temps are holding at Mid 80’s.  We fished Tightline Jigs, El Grande Sapo Toads, Assassinator Buzz baits and t-rigged worms.  We caught fish on almost every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range, to include three good fish over 4.5 pounds. Big fish for the group was a 5.95 caught on white buzz bait.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW mainly on T-rigged worms and Buzz baits.  Nickajack has great ledge and channel grass fishing! It’s still getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen even on cloudy days. I have a few days available in September and I’m taking reservations for October and November! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville, Nickajack or Tim’s Ford. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

August 25, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the day on the lake with a client from Ashland KY.  Fish are scattered and unpredictable for the most part.  You can find a few fish on the shallower grass early in the mornings, but the best fish are still being found in 8-18 FOW on ledges/drops with scattered grass close by or road beds with muscle shells on them.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range and numbers being caught are holding, with a daily average of 15-30 fish.  There are several schools of bass roaming the lake and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps have dropped a few degrees to 82-87 and even that is depending on the time of day.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and t-rigged OL’ Monsters, and top water baits. There is a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com.  The frog/rat bite has started but is slow and will only improve from here on out, as water temp’s drop and the fish start to feed up for the winter! For those inquiring minds that have been asking about the grass conditions, I’ve posted a couple of photos of the grass located above Goose Pond on my website. I'm already booking days for the September and October, make your reservations now for some great late summer/early fall action on Guntersville, Nickajack and Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

August 21, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Spent the day on the lake with a client from Dothan AL.  Fish are scattered and unpredictable for the most part.  You can find a few fish on the shallower grass early in the mornings, but the best fish are still being found in 8-18 FOW on ledges/drops with scattered grass close by or road beds with muscle shells on them.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with a few 4-6 pound fish in the mix and numbers being caught are holding, with a daily average of 15-30 fish.  There are several schools of bass roaming the lake and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps have dropped a few degrees to 82-87 and even that is depending on the time of day.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and t-rigged OL’ Monsters, and top water baits. There is a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com.  The frog/rat bite has started but is slow and will only improve from here on out, as water temp’s drop and the fish start to feed up for the winter! Find the areas that have duck weed and/or lily pads that are thicker or with milfoil close by or mixed in with the pads.  I have a few days available this month.  I'm already booking days for the September and October, make your reservations now for some great late summer/early fall action on Guntersville, Nickajack and Tim’s Ford. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  “Let’s go fish’ in

 

August 19, 2011, Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – There is no doubt the “Dog Days of Summer” are making it tough out there.  This past week, I had several trips that where typical of this time of year.  Fish are scattered and unpredictable for the most part.  You can find a few fish on the shallower grass early in the mornings, but the best fish are still being found in 8-18 FOW on ledges/drops or road beds with muscle shells on them.  Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range with a few 4-6 pound fish in the mix and numbers being caught are holding, with a daily average of 15-30 fish.  There are several schools of bass roaming the lake and which can drastically increase your numbers, if you locate one of them.  Water temps have dropped a few degrees to 82-87 and even that is depending on the time of day.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and t-rigged Brush Hogs, Sammy’s, Frogs/Rats and plastics. There is a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com.  The frog/rat bite has started and will only improve from here on out, as water temp’s drop and the fish start to feed up for the winter! Find the areas that have duck weed and/or lily pads that are thicker or with milfoil close by or mixed in with the pads.  I have a few days available this month.  I'm already booking days for the September and October, make your reservations now for some great late summer/early fall action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Lakes Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

11 Aug 2011 – I spent the last couple of days filming with Joey Mines from Outdoors with Joey Mines which airs of Fox South Sports.  We fished the upper end of Lake Guntersville and Lake Nickajack.  We caught fish both days on a combination of lures and presentations.  We had times when the action was slowed and times when we had doubles back to back.  We focused on river ledges, drops and matted over grass catching fish in the 1-4 pound range, working 2-25 FOW.  Water temps holding in the upper 80’s.  Our better fish came on frogs, spinnerbaits and buzzbaits on the edges of the matted grass.  We also caught fish on Ol’Monsters and ElGrande Boom R Ang’s.  Watch for schooling bass and white bass throughout the day, you have at of fun running crank baits under them in a short period of time.  We caught several nice strippers and a few nice eating size catfish below Nickajack Dam.  I have days available in August and I'm already booking days for the September and October; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

8 Aug 2011 – Lake Guntersville – Today,  I was joined by some great clients from East Tennessee.  We fished from Goose Pond up to Mudd Creek. This being their first trip to Guntersville, we spent a lot of time showing them around so they could enjoy the rest of the week fishing.  We caught fish throughout the day on a combination of lures and presentations. Without a doubt "catching" has slowed...but if you slow down you can catch fish on a regular basis. We focused on drops and matted over grass catching fish in the 1-4 pound range, working 2-15 FOW.  Water temps holding in the upper 80’s.  Our better fish came on frogs, spinnerbaits and buzzbaits on the edges of the matted grass.  We also caught fish on Ol’Monsters.  Watch for schooling bass and white bass throughout the day, you have a lot of fun running crank baits under them in a short period of time.  I have days available in August and I'm already booking days for the September and October; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

August 7, 2011, Woods Reservoir Lake, Capital Hill, TN. – Upon arriving this morning to meet clients for a day on the lake.  I was pleasantly surprised and completely impressed with the work that the TWRA, Franklin County, and the U.S. Air Force have done at the Morris Ferry Ramp.  They have completely refurbished what once was a total disaster area into a day use area that everyone can enjoy.  The project included a new two lane ramp, three fishing piers, (all handicap accessible) and a very nice walking bridge across the Morris Ferry Cove, along with two portable restrooms and removed 95% of all the old decaying docks and out building.  Now for the fishing, air temperatures in the mid to upper 90’s by noon with Water temps are steady at 84 to 88 degrees by late afternoon.  We found fish on the shallower grass early in the mornings, but the best fish are being found in 3-10 FOW on the old river channel and banks with willow grass. Most fish where in the 1-2 pound range with a total of 26 fish for the day.   Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue and Guntersville Special) and white spinner baits from Assassinator Baits.  www.assassinatorbaits.com .   If your looking for a great place to get away for with kids or just out to enjoy area and wet a line, I highly encourage you to checkout Woods Reservoir at Morris Ferry Ramp. I have days available this month.  I'm already booking days for the September and October, make your reservations now for some great late summer/early fall action on Guntersville, Nickajack, Tim’s Ford or Woods Reservoir.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Lakes Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in


2-6 Aug 2011 – Lake Guntersville and Nickajack – The week on Lakes Guntersville and Nickajack, I was joined by some great clients from Tennessee and Alabama.  My client where in town planning for an up coming fall tournaments, we fished from Goose Pond up river to the mouth of Town Creek on Guntersville and we focused our attention on the lower end of Nickajack.  The guys caught lots of fish throughout the day on a combination of lures and presentations. Without a doubt "catching" has slowed...but if you slow down you can catch fish on a regular basis. We focused on drops and road beds with grass close by and matted over grass catching lots of good quality fish in the 2-3 pound range, working 2-18 FOW.   Current as always was a factor when fishing the river channel ledges, when we had a little wind and some flow it was on! Water temps have increased to the upper 80’s.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special) and Spro frogs on the edges of the matted grass.  We also caught several fish on Ol’Monsters.  We caught a few fish around channel grass edges using a compact spinnerbait  from Assassinator Buzzbaits early in the mornings.  The grass is topping out, all over the lake and the shad are balling up in it.  Yesterday, my old tournament partner and I conducted a little habitat restoration placing ten brush piles in areas of the lake that hold fish but needed a little help. I have days available in August and I'm already booking days for the September and October; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

28-30 July 2011 – Lake Guntersville – The past couple days on Guntersville, I was joined by some great clients from Georgia to Oklahoma.  On Thursday, we focused our attention soley in the Mudd Creek area persuing a frog/rat bite.  On Friday and Saturday morning, my client was in town planning for an up coming fall tournament, we fished from Goose Pond up river to the mouth of Town Creek.  Both days the guys caught lots of fish throughout the day on a combination of lures and presentations.  We focused on drops and road beds with grass close by and matted over grass catching lots of good quality fish in the 2-3 pound range, working 2-18 FOW.   Current as always was a factor when fishing the river channel ledges, when we had a little wind and some flow it was on! Water temps have increased to the upper 80’s.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special) and white frogs on the edges of the matted grass.  We also caught several fish on Ol’Monsters.  We caught a few fish around channel grass edges using a compact spinnerbait  from Assassinator Buzzbaits early in the mornings.  The grass is topping out, all over the lake and the shad are balling up in it.  I have days available in August and I'm already booking days for the September and October; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in"

20-27 July 2011 – Lake Guntersville – What a week on Guntersville, sorry for the delayed report but with long hours and the continued heat, please if your going out in this heat drink lots of water and use a good sun screen.  This past week I fished with clients from Water Front to Nickajack Dam.   We found some good fish on topwater and still on the road beds.   With the exception of one day (last Sunday) my clients caught fish all day as we adjusted for the day time temps.  We focused on drops and road beds with grass close by and ledges catching lots of good quality fish in the 2-3.5 pound range, working 5-18 FOW.   Current as always was a factor, when we had a little wind and some flow it was on! Water temps have increased to the upper 80’s, actually today I saw 92.5 on the back channel.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special and Black/Blue) and Lucky Craft Sammy’s on top.  We also worked these areas with  El Grande hatch match sticks, Boom R Ang’s and Ol’Monsters.  We caught a few fish around channel grass edges using a compact spinnerbait  from Assassinator Baits.  The grass is topping out, all over the lake and the shad are balling up in it.  We did find somes good fish on Frog and Rats this past week.  I have a the 30 and 31st open and I'm already booking days for the August and early fall; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

26 July 2011- Lake Nickajack – I was  joined by a returning client from Cliff and Mike from Huntsville AL and Columbia Mo.  After spending the morning down on Guntersville the guys wanted to get a good look and catch a few of those Nickajack fish and that’s exactly what they did.  We fished the lower end from Mullins Cove down. Water temps are holding at Mid 80’s.  We fished
Tightline Jigs , El Grande Plastics , Frogs and t-rigged worms.  We caught fish on almost every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW mainly on T-rigged worms and El Grande Boom R Ang’s. However, the last hour produced the most exciting bite a FROG bite!  Nickajack has great ledge and channel grass fishing! It’s getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen even on cloudy days. I have 301 and 31 July available and I’m already booking into the fall months! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

18 July 2011 – Lake Guntersville – We had another great morning on the mighty Guntersville, I was joined by Sgt Kevin Parker from Shelbyville MS.  We started out in the mid lake area and fished up to Roseberry.  We had times when the action was fast and furious and other times it was slow.  We focused on drops and road beds with grass close by and ledges catching lots of good quality fish in the 2-3.5 pound range, working 5-18 FOW.   Current as always was a factor, when we had a little wind and some flow it was on! Water temps are steady in mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special and Black/Blue) and Lucky Craft Sammy’s on top.  We also worked these areas with  El Grande hatch match sticks, Boom R Ang’s and Ol’Monsters.  We caught a few fish around channel grass edges using a compact spinnerbait  from Assassinator Baits.  The grass is topping out, in the coming weeks, we should see an all out frog/rat bite.  I have a few days available in July and I'm already booking days for the August and early fall; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

15 July 2011- Lake Nickajack – Today, I was joined by a returning client from Ga.  We fished the lower end from Mullins Cove down. Water temps are holding at lower 80’s.  We fished
Tightline Jigs , El Grande Plastics and t-rigged worms.  We caught fish on almost every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW mainly on T-rigged worms and El Grande Boom R Ang’s.  Nickajack has great ledge and channel grass fishing! It’s getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen even on cloudy days. I have days available in July and I’m already booking into the fall months! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”           

13 July 2011 – Lake Guntersville – We had a great morning on the mighty Guntersville today, I was joined by Carl from Winchester TN and Jerome from Unionville AL for some fun before the heat.  We started out in the mid lake area and fished up to BB Comer.  We had times when the action was fast and furious and other times it was slow.  We focused on drops and road beds with grass close by and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on almost every stop, working 2-15 FOW.   Water temps are steady in mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black and Blue) and El Grande hatch match sticks and the Boom R Ang’s.   Most of the fish are today where in the 1.5-3 pound range, with a couple in the 4 pound range.    There is several areas where the grass is starting to top out, in the coming weeks, we should see an all out frog/rat bite.  Guntersville is still producing some of the best action sense early spring if you know where to look. I have a few days available in July and I'm already booking days for the August and early fall; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

7 July 2011- Lake Nickajack – Friday, I was joined by Harvey from Portland TN.  We fished the lower end from Hales Bar down. Water temps are holding at lower 80’s.  We fished
Tightline Jigs , Assassinator Spinner Baits and t-rigged worms.  We caught fish on every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW mainly on Assassinator Buzzbaits and Spinnerbaits around grass. Nickajack has great ledge and channel grass fishing! It’s getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen. I have days available in July and I’m already booking into the fall months! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

4 July 2011 – Upper Lake Guntersville and Nickajack – What a way to spend the 4th of July morning,  I had the pleasure of be joined by Bruce Baldwin from Jasper TN for a dual lake trip today.   If you’re tired of all the traffic on the lowerend of Guntersville, try up lake/river.  The fish are not nearly as presured and both areas (Guntersville and Nickajack) offer some great fishing.  We started out on the very upper end of Lake Guntersville and when the action there slowed down we went to Lake Nickajack.  We  focused on drops, rock banks that had wood on them, road beds with grass close by and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 2-15 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special) and T-rig.   Most of the fish are today where in the 1.5-3 pound range, with a few 4-6.5 in the mixed Ol’monsters.  Our biggest fish today (5.2), was caught on a Ol’Monster in 8 FOW.  We fish several areas with Buzzbaits and spinnerbaits with limited results, nothing major happening.  With low water levels on Nickajack is several areas where the grass is starting to top out, by the end of July we should see an all out frog/rat bite.  Guntersville producing some of the best action we’ve scene this year.   I have days available in July and I'm already booking days for the August and early fall; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

2 July 2011 - Lake Guntersville – I had the pleasure of be joined by Shane and James on Lake Guntersville yesterday.  We fished BB Comer to Water Front yesterday, focusing on back main channel weeds/grass, road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 2-15 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on T-rigged Plastics and
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special and Black/Blue).   Most of the fish are today where in the 1.5-3 pound range, with a few 4-6.5 in the mix.  Our biggest fish yesterday (6.5), was caught on a Guntersville Special jig in 10 FOW fish shell beds.  We fish several areas with a frog/rat with limited results, several blow ups and only a couple hook ups.  There is several areas where the grass is starting to top out and the lily pads have started to flower, July should be an all out frog/rat bite.  There is still a good top water bite early in the day on Pop-R’s and Assassinator Buzzbaits in white or black/red patterns.  Guntersville producing some of the best action we’ve scene this year.   I have days available in July and I'm already booking days for the August and early fall; make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

24 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville – I had the pleasure of fishing with Albrights from Atlanta GA today.  The kids and dad had a great time even with fighting a strong wind.   We fished in the mid lake area, focusing on back channel road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 8-15 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on Lucky Craft Sammy’s and
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special and Black/Blue).   Most of the fish are today where in the 1.5-3 pound range.  There is some areas where the grass is starting to top out and others that are very close to toping out, July should be an all out frog/rat bite.  There is still a good top water bite early in the day.  Guntersville producing some of the best action we’ve scene this year.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July, August and early fall, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

21 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Is there a better way to spend the first day of summer, than fishing Lake Guntersville? Nope.  I had the pleasure of fishing with a couple guys from East Tennessee today partly as a father’s day gift and partly as a pre-tournament trip.  We fished in the mid lake area, focusing on back channel road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 8-15 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  Our better fish came on Lucky Craft Sammy’s and
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special and Black/Blue).   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a few 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  There is some areas where the grass is starting to top out and others that are very close to toping out, July should be an all out frog/rat bite.  There is still a good top water bite early in the day.  Guntersville producing some of the best action we’ve scene this year.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in"

14-19 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –We had a great week fishing Lake Guntersville with several great clients, some new and some returning.  Saturday, after the storms moved through we actually saw what appeared to be two giant cat fish trying to eat one another. We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 8-12 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.    This week our better fish came on Lucky Craft Sammy’s and
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special).   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a few 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  If you’re going to be out on the water in this heat, please drink lots of water and use sun screen.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

13 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Today a gentleman from South Alabama joined me for some lake orientation and lesson on jig fishing on Guntersville.  We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching lots of good quality fish on every stop, working 8-12 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.    Again today, our better fish came on Lucky Craft Sammy’s and
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special).   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a few 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  If you’re going to be out on the water in this heat, please drink lots of water and use sun screen.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures, and drinking water at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in

11 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Nick and Ms. Maggie from Augusta, GA joined me today for a summer six hour trip.    We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, and ledges catching fish on almost every stop. The lack of current was a challenge; however Nick and Maggie got the job done.  We caught them working creek channel ledges with worms and Jigs in 8-10 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.    Again today, our better fish came on Lucky Craft Sammy’s with
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special), t-rigged sped worms, and plastics producing fish as well.   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a several 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  If you’re going to be out on the water in this heat, please drink lots of water and use sun screen.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

8 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Today, Ed and Jake Wilson joined me for a summer six hour trip.  Jake, caught the best of the morning going at 6.22 pounds on his first cast of the morning and followed that up with a 5.1 later in the day.  They “young Jake” caught several nice fish to put a good limit together that any tournament angler would have been proud of.  We caught them working creek channel ledges with worms and Jigs in 8-10 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, and ledges.  Again today, our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), t-rigged sped worms, and plastics.   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a several 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  If you’re going to be out on the water in this heat, please drink lots of water and use sun screen.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

7 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –This morning Mr. Greg Howell joined me for a summer six hour trip.  Again, we caught lots of fish which included another 7.25.  We caught them on top and on the bottom, most of all our good fish came on Jigs in 8-10 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, shallow weeds and ledges.  Again today, our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), Lucky Craft Sammy’s, t-rigged sped worms, Assassinator Buzzbaits, Spinnerbaits and plastics.   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a several 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  If your going to be out on the water in this heat, please drink lots of water and use sun screen.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

5-6 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville – We’ve had a GREAT two days on the water all with returning clients; It started out Sunday morning with Grandpa, Cooper and Tyler and then Sunday Afternoon and all day today with Greg and Benny.  Everyone caught lots of fish and good fish at that, I even got in on some of the best action I’ve seen in the past three weeks.  We caught them on top and on the bottom, most of all our good fish came on Jigs in 8-10 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  We fished in the mid lake area; fishing road beds, shell beds, shallow weeds and ledges.  Our better fish came on
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special) to include a 7.5 pound bucket, Lucky Craft Sammy’s, t-rigged sped worms, Assassinator Buzzbaits , Spinnerbaits and plastics.   Most of the fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range with a several 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  The more consistent Frog/Rat bite is not far off, in several areas around the lake  the grass is just under the surface and some areas starting to top out already.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost to you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

4 June 2011- Lake Nickajack – Today, I was joined by Sewell Boyz (Dad, Chandler and River) as part of Chandler’s birthday gift from uncle Tom. Water temps are holding at lower 80’s.  We fished the mid-lake using Pop-R’s,
Tightline Jigs , Assassinator Spinner Baits and t-rigged sped worms.  We caught fish on every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range, plus a couple of really nice fish with Chandler’s Big Fish toping the scales at 5.2 pounds. The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW mainly on Pop-r’s. Nickajack is in full swing and is a pleasure to fish! It’s getting hot out there after about 10am, please drink lots of water and use sunscreen. I have days available in June and I’m already booking July! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

1 & 2 June 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of fishing with Mr. Ronnie Garrison of
www.fishing.about.com , from Griffin Ga.  We caught several fish mostly on Jigs in 8-10 FOW.   Water temps are steady at low to mid 80’s.  Today, I was joined by John and Johnny from Memphis TN. We started in the mid lake area fishing road beds, shell beds and ledges.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special), t-rigged brush hogs, shaky heads and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.   Most fish are still in the 1-3 pound range with a couple 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  The a more consistent Frog/Rat bite is not far off, I noticed several areas today where the grass is just under the surface and some areas starting to top out already.  I have days available in June and I'm already booking days for the July and August, make your reservations now for some great summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

1 June 2011- Lake Nickajack – Monday, I met up with Tom from Northern Indiana yesterday for a little action on Nickajack as Tom travels to Florida.  Water temps are holding at lower 80’s.  We fished the mid-lake using Tightline Jigs, Spinner Baits and t-rigged Mega Craws.  We caught fish on every stop with lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3.5 pound range.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 4-10 FOW.  Nickajack is in full swing and is a pleasure to fish!  I have days available in June and I’m already booking July! If you’re thinking of a vacation you really need to checkout
Hales Bar Marina and Resort on Lake Nickajack.  We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 28 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville –I was joined today by Gus and his son Zach from the Harrison Bay area of Chattanooga TN, for a day on Lake Guntersville.  We started the morning out with a heavy fog at the launch ramp, so I ideal out to a main channel point and found the fog had lifted on the main channel.  First, stop we found no less than eight boats fishing in the area.  So, we took an outside ledge.  After about 30 minutes none of the boat had caught anything and started leaving.  We moved in on the sweet spot and Zach started wacking them right off the bat and continued for most of the morning.  As the sun broke through we moved to the mattresses and caught them some more!  Water temps are steady at 76 to 81 degrees.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Guntersville Special), t-rigged brush hogs, shaky heads and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  Schools of fish starting to stage in a early summer pattern on road beds and ledges, but don’t give up on the shallow top water, morning or late evening bite!   Most fish are still in the 1-3 pound range with a couple 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  I can’t think of a better way to start the Memorial Day Weekend than today’s trip.  Ya’ll be safe out there over this holiday weekend.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

26 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Today, Clayton and his dad drove up from Catherine AL, for a day on Lake Guntersville with me to learn some new areas and catch some fish.  Despite the wind most of the day, a few good down pours and storms from the night before we still managed to catch 20-23 fish.  Water temps are steady at 79 to 83 degrees.  Our better fish came on Swim Baits,
Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), t-rigged sped worms, Snag Proof Frogs and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  With the cloud cover the top water bite stuck around all day, on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com and Pop-R’s.  Schools of fish starting to stage in a early summer pattern on road beds and ledges, but don’t give up on the shallow morning or late evening bite!   Most fish are still in the 2-3 pound range with a 4-5 pound fish in the mix. The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge, the grass in not far from topping out in some areas of the lake already.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

23-25 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville – Had a great time the past three days, First Chris and his Betterhalf “Nic” spent Monday with me, than Monday evening and Tuesday I was joined by Joey Mines, and his side kick “Dan” the cameraman to shoot an episode for “Outdoors with Joey Mines” which will air on FOX South in the next month or so.  Today, Greg and Larry drove down from Cookeville, TN for some great top water action.  Everyone caught lots of fish on almost every stop! Numbers are up with my clients catching 45-55 fish per day on a average. Schools of fish starting to stage in a early summer pattern on road beds and ledges, but don’t give up on the shallow morning or late evening bite!   Most fish are still in the 2-3 pound range with a 4-5 pound fish in the mix.  Water temps are steady at 79 to 83 degrees.  Our better fish came on Swim Baits, Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  The top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com and Pop-R’s.  The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge, the grass in not far from topping out in some areas of the lake already.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

18-22 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville – Sorry for the delayed reports folks, we’ve been running non-stop for the past week.   Some great people came in to fish spend day on the lake from all over to include Kentucky, Georgia, Illinois, East Tennessee and Southern Alabama.  The guys caught lots of fish on almost every stop and at times, numbers are in proving and with several schools of fish starting to stage in a post spawn/early summer pattern.  Bass are moving to the grass areas following the shad that are gathering near the ledges.   Most fish are still in the 2-3.5 pound range.  Water temps are steady at 76 to 79 degrees.  Our better fish came on Swim Baits, Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  We are seeing a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits,
www.assassinatorbaits.com and Pop-R’s.  The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

16-17 May 2011- Lake Nickajack – After leaving Guntersville yesterday, I met up with the Boegeman family from the Great State of Missouri on Lake Nickajack for a half day trip and today was joined by a returning Client Bill McCoy for a full day on the lake.  Water temps are holding at 68-70 degree.  We fished the mid-lake using Tightline Jigs, chatter baits, Swim Baits and t-rigged Mega Craws.  Everyone caught fish on both trips, however Monday afternoon produced the best.   Lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3 pound range.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 2-8 FOW.  Nickajack is in full swing and is a pleasure to fish!  I have few days available in May and I’m already booking June and July! We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

16 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville –Today, I was joined by a Chris and his Father In-Law, from Birmingham, AL.  The guys caught lots of fish on almost every stop and at times we had triples on.  Bass are moving to the grass areas following the shad that are gathering near the ledges.   Most fish where in the 2-3.5 pound range.  Water temps are steady at 76 to 79 degrees as of this afternoon.  Our better fish came on Swim Baits, Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue), t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  We are seeing a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits,
www.assassinatorbaits.com and Pop-R’s.  The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

12-14 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville – The past 3 days, we have had a group of guides fishing with Coach Huggins, the Head Basketball Coach at West Virginia, Greg Duckworth from the band Taylor Made Country, www.taylormadecountry.com and several of their close friends have been fishing with us as a group out of Waterfront. We all had great outings catching plenty of fish.  All of us are throwing soft plastic baits, Swim baits, with top water early, Jigs and some Spinner Baits.  Today, after the West Virginia gang departed I was joined by a returning client Bob Tolar, from Birmingham, AL.  All three days caught lots of fish on every stop.  Bass are moving to the grass areas following the shad that are gathering near the ledges.   Most fish where in the 2-3 pound range with several 4-6 pound fish in the mix.  Water temps are steady at 76 to 79 degrees as of this afternoon.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue) and t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator Spinnerbaits and plastics.  We are seeing a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits, www.assassinatorbaits.com and Pop-R’s.  The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

10 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville – Guntersville is getting back to normal, hotels and restaurants are open in Scottsboro and Guntersville.  Today I was joined by three fella’s from the northeast in town for a corporate function and a half day on the lake.  We caught lots of fish on every stop; it appears that the shad spawn is starting.  For the day we caught well over 35 fish.    Bass are moving to the grass areas following the shad that are gathering.   Most fish where in the 2-3 pound range.  Water temps are steady at 76 to 79 degrees as of this afternoon.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue) and t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator “Clacker” Spinnerbaits and plastics.  We are seeing a top water bite both early morning and late afternoon on Assassinator buzz baits,
www.assassinatorbaits.com .  The frog/rat bite is slowly starting when the sun gets up, in the areas that have duck weed and lily pads starting to emerge.  I have a few days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Tennessee River. “Let’s go fish’ in”

6 May 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports and My Travels – Sorry, its been a couple weeks from last report, had to take a short vacation to Florida, (yes, I went fishing) I included a couple photos of them Florida Bass on Lake Rousseau and than returned to help some friends with clean up from the storms.  Its back to work, today I was joined again today by a father son team from East Tennessee for a day on the lake, yesterday a good friend of mine joined me for a little scouting.  Both days we all caught fish on every stop, it appears that the shad spawn is starting.  I notice yesterday and today in the warmer pockets balls of shad around grass.   Most fish where in the 2-3 pound range, I lost the only fish today that would have been over 4 pounds.  Water temps are steady at 66 to 70 degrees as of this afternoon.  Our better fish came on Tightline Football Head Jig’s (Black/Blue) and t-rigged Brush Hogs and Assassinator “Clacker” Spinnerbaits.  We had a top water bite late yesterday afternoon using Assassinator buzz baits,
www.assassinatorbaits.com ,  I have days available this month.   I'm already booking days for the June and July, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

23 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I was joined again today by a Don (Grandpa) and Cooper and Tyler from Huntsville, AL. for a day on the lake.  Again, today the boys caught fish at every stop all day long.  Most fish where in the 2.5-3 pound range.  Water temps are steady at 68 to 72 degrees.  Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s and t-rigged Ol’Monsters.  We had a top water bite using Assassinator buzz baits,
http://www.assassinatorbaits.com ,  I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

Note:  I have suspended guide trips until 3 May 2011 due to the massive tornado outbreak in Alabama and the fact I need to help friends affected by the storms.    

22 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today, Mr. Steve Upchurch, from North Carolina, joined me for a day on the lake catching and learning his way around.  We caught fish at every stop except for one.  Most fish where in the 2.5-4 pound range, Both Steve and I lost fish today well over 5 pounds.  Water temps are steady at 68 to 72 degrees in the coves off the mid lake area and the main lake is starting to warm to the mid 60’s.  Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s, t-rigged Ol’Monsters, spinner bait and football head jigs by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves.  Again today, we had a top water bite just not as good as yesterday’s, still using Assassinator buzz baits,
www.assassinatorbaits.com ,  I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 

20-21 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Over the last two days I have had a lot of fun fishing with Shay from Hendersonville TN and Jason for the Great State of Michigan down for vacation.  We caught fish both days and enjoyed the great weather.  Both Jason and Shay averaged 15-20 fish per day mostly 2-3.5 pound fish, however they had several over 4 pounds the last few days that made it in the boat, including a couple over 5.  Water temps are steady at 68 to 72 degrees in the coves off the mid lake area.   Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s, chatter baits, spinner bait and football head jigs by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves.  Today and actually it started last night, we found a great top water bite using  buzz baits by Assassinator Baits, http://www.assassinatorbaits.com/, the current Day on the Lake record setting lure used by Elite Angler Dustin Wilks.  The key factor simply remains being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 17/18 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports –  Over the last two days I have had a lot of fun fishing with Bill and Terri Horne from Atlanta and a small group of gents from Colorado.   Everyone caught fish both days and enjoyed their visit to Guntersville.  I have to put this one quote in here just for Terri ((aka Trash Fish Queen)) she did it again, the only catfish that was caught in the past week.  My clients are averaging 15-25 fish per day mostly 2-3.5 pound fish.  We did not have any thing over 4 pounds the last few days that made it in the boat, except for Terri’s catfish.  Water temps are steady at 64-68.5 degrees in the coves off the mid lake area.   Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s, chatter baits, spinner bait and football head jigs by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves. The key factor simply remains being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring/early summer time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 

16 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today, I was joined by the Murphy family from Mt Juliet TN, Chris, Karis, Austin and Karis’ Aunt, Uncle and Dad from Central Georgia.  Water temps are dropped a little as expected from yesterdays storms and are steady at 63-64.5 degrees in the coves off the mid lake area.   Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s, chatter baits, spinner bait and football head jigs by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves. Austin owned the best action of the today which was around grass, stumps, docks and lay downs in four feet or less of water.  He boated a solid 8 Fish with 3 of them over 4 pounds and one spawned out female over 5.5 pounds , the whole family caught fish today,  with several good fish in the 2-3 pound range. The key factor simply remains being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  As always during this time of the year check for a spinner bait and buzz bait bite every stop, even though we had no real takers today it will bust wide out soon. Over the next few days this wave of spawners will done and will start to feed more aggressively.  As that progresses watch for an all out top water assault and for the shad spawn at the beginning of May.  The fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of an all out fish producing April and May! I have few days left in for this week after that it’s 30 April before I have anything open, I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 

13 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today, I was joined by a Josh and three of his co-workers from Little Rock Arkansas.  Water temps are holding at 66.5 to 73 degrees depending on which cove you are in.   The best action again today, was around grass, stumps and lay downs in four feet or less of water.  The guys boated over 50 fish for the day, with several good fish in the 2-3 pound range and one in the 4 pound range being taken. Their best fish broke off at the boat looked to be in the 5-6 pound range.  The key factor simply remains being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  Our better fish came on wacky rigged senko’s and  football head jigs by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves, check for a spinner bait and buzz bait bite every stop, we caught a few fish blow up on a spook but no real takers. Over the next week or so there will be a mass move to spawn.  As that progresses watch for an all out top water assault and for the shad spawn at the beginning of May.  With forecasted high temps of 75-80 degrees, the fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May! I have few days left in for this weekend and next week after that it’s May before I have anything open, I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great late spring time action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 

12 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today, I was joined by a good friend Mike Thompson. The winds started early this morning and did not let up.  Water temps have improved greatly starting out today at 66.5 and by early afternoon we found some 72 plus water. The best action around grass, stumps and lay downs in four feet or less of water.  We boated 15 fish in 5 hours, with several good fish in the 2-3 pound range and one in the 4 pound range being taken.  The key factor simply remains being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  Our better fish came on football head jig by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves, check for a spinner bait and buzz bait bite every stop, we caught a few today on a red buzz bait. Over the next week or so there will be a mass move to spawn.  As that progresses watch for an all out top water assault and for the shad spawn at the beginning of May.  With forecasted high temps of 75-80 degrees, the fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May! I have few days left in April, I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in" 

 

 10 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – The past couple of days has been mostly  pre-tournament planning/scouting with clients from North Georgia and South Alabama. The fishing remains good on most days, challenging on others.  Congratulation’s go out to Wayne Boyd of Cedar Bluff, AL client and friend of mine for his 8.04 Bucket Head which earned him Big Fish as the boater in yesterday’s BFL on Lake Guntersville.  The mornings started out with slick waters and warm air temps! (A welcome site from earlier this week)  The winds picked up each day shortly after 9-10am.  Water temps have improved greatly starting out at 63 to 65 and by late yesterday afternoon we found some 72 plus water. The best action the past few days has Lizards, Brush Hogs, Senkos, and jigs in mostly green pumpkins and June bug. Look for grass, stumps and lay downs in eight feet or less. A key factor is simply being in the right place at the right time with the right presentation.  Our better fish came on football head jig by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves, check for a spinner bait bite every stop, we caught a few over the last couple days on a bleeding minnow spinner bait.  With forecasted high temps of 75-80 degrees, the fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May! I have few days left in April, I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in"

 

06 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – What a day, I had the pleasure of fishing with the Taylor boyz from Bad Poncho Outdoors for a complete review of my guide service, also returning clients Harold and Darrel Jr. from East Tennessee in a follow boat for  a little pre-tournament planning/scouting. The morning started out with slick waters and cool air temps which did not last long!  The winds picked up again today shortly after we arrived at our first stop. By mid morning we had 2-3 foot rollers on the main channel made it tough fishing for the most part. Water temps started out at 58.8 and by the days end we found some 64.1. The best action today came on brush hogs and jigs.  Our better fish including a 5.5 and 7.45 came on football head jig by Tightline Jigs on secondary points in the coves.  Overall, fishing is great but the “catching” remained tough for the third day in a row. With forecasted high temps of 75-80 degrees, the fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May! I have few days left in April, I'm already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won't be long and we'll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes "Let's go fish' in

05 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Bruce and Stephen joined me today for their windy Lake Guntersville fishing trip and a little pre-tournament planning/scouting. Again today, we saw strong north westerly winds and 2-4 foot rollers on the main channel towards the end of the day.  Water temps started out at 58.8 and by the days end we found some 65.6.   The best action (today? There was none) but we did catch several quality fish with nothing over 4.25 pounds and for the most part is still in the 3-10 FOW.  Our most productive bait football head jig by Tightline Jigs on Mid Lake points, secondary points and in the coves.  With forecasted high temps of 75 degrees or better, the fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!   I have few days left in April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won’t be long and we’ll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes “Let’s go fish’ in”

04 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Dave and Zach joined me today on a VERY windy Lake Guntersville. The strong winds and 2-4 foot rollers on the main channel made it tough fishing for the most part, but it was better than sitting at home.  After the storms are gone tonight, we should be back to a normal late spring pattern soon. Water temps started out at 58.8 and by the days end we found some 62.1.   The best action (today? There was none) but we did catch 16 fish with nothing over 3.5 pounds and for the most part is still in the 3-10 FOW.  We tried everything including soft plastics and Tightline Jigs on Mid Lake points, secondary points and in the coves.  The fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!   I have few days left in April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won’t be long and we’ll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes “Let’s go fish’ in”

02 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – Today, Nathan Ezell and his “Better Half” today on Lake Guntersville for as part of Nat’s birthday present. We did not have very many bites today, but the ones we got were good keeper fish.  Blue bird skies with a strong wind made it tough fishing for the most part, but it was better than sitting at home.  If the current weather forecast holds true we should be back to a normal late spring pattern soon. Water temps started out at 54.8 and by the days end we found some 58.6.  We had a strong wind today that seemed to never stop changing directions. The best action for the most part is still in the 3-10 FOW water range using soft plastics and Tightline Jigs on Mid Lake secondary points.   The fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!   I have few days left in April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won’t be long and we’ll see the steady spinner bait and top water bite on both lakes “Let’s go fish’ in”

01 Apr 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Reports – I was joined again today by a father and son team, The Morrison’s for some fun on the lake.  Water temps started out at 54.8 and by the days end we found some 56.6 in a Mink Creek.  Conditions are changing daily on Lake Guntersville, we lost a little with the rain this last week and cooler temp. The best action for the most part is still in the 3-10 FOW water range using soft plastics and Tightline Jigs on Mid Lake secondary points.   The fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!   I only needed one picture today...It tells it all...Father and Son having a Great Day on the Water!  I have the 3rd of April available than the next open days start on 9-11 April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won’t be long and we’ll see the steady top water bite on both lakes “Let’s go fish’ in”

25-27 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville and Lake Nickajack Fishing Reports –The past weekend, I had the great pleasure of spending a lot of time with past clients to last years TBF National Champion.  Conditions are changing daily on Lake’s Guntersville and Nickajack. The water temperature on Guntersville continues to hold in the 55.5 to 64 degree range, we lost a little with the weekend rains. On Nickajack, it was hard to find warm above 60 degree and for the most part it stayed in the 56-58 degree range.  We are seeing some bedding fish on Guntersville but not like past years yet.  The best action for the most part is still in the 3-10 FOW water range using soft plastics and Tightline Jigs.   Guntersville is producing 25-50 fish days for the most part.  Lake Nickajack is primed and ready as well, fish have moved to a all out pre-spawn pattern and have staged on points and ledges ready to move up to the bedding areas. Nickajack is also producing 25-50 fish days with a lot of quality fish ranging from 3-6 pound.  On both lakes, the best results have been in the mid-lake areas using soft plastics, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs “both Black/Blue and Guntersville Special Colors.  The fishing is only going to get better on both Guntersville and Nickajack in the coming weeks with both lakes showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!    I have the 1st and 3rd of April available than the next open days start on 9 April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville and Nickajack. It won’t be long and we’ll see the steady top water bite on both lakes “Let’s go fish’ in”

24 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Today, I was joined by Brian and Sherrie Winn for a full day trip than Greg Howell and Mike Thompson for a late afternoon trip.  The water temperature on for the most part was 55.5 and with sun shine all day it had climbed to 62.3 by days end. The main river channel has improved to slightly stained with North Saulty and other coves being stained heavily.   We fished the mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs “both Black/Blue and Guntersville Special Colors.  All day long it was a Great Day.  With Brian and Sherrie boating over 30 fish flowed by Greg and Mike boating another 25 this evening.  Most fish ranged in the 2-3 pound range, Ms. Sherrie had the big fish of the day coming in at just over 5.50 pounds.  We caught almost all our fish today in 5-10 foot of water with a few coming just on the edge of flat that had deeper water next to it.  Guntersville is showing signs of a all out fish producing April and May!    I have the 1st and 3rd of April available than the next open days start on 8 April, I’m already booking days for the May and June, make your reservations now for some great mid spring action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

23 Mar 2011 –Lake Nickajack – I was joined again today by a father and son team, Don (TBF National Tournament Weight Master) and Jody Linder for a pre-tournament action and fish catching on Nickajack. Water temps started out at 56.8 and by the days end we found some 64.6 in a few coves.  We fished the mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Zoom Speed worms, Tightline Jigs, chatter baits and t-rigged Mega Craws.  The guy’s absolutely “WACKED’EM”   catching a total of 55 Bass, lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3 pound range and 10 fish in the 4-5.5 pound range working jigs, worms and mega craws for the most part.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 3-10 FOW.  This was the best day of the year so far without a doubt.  It was just a great day on the water with the bass are in a pre spawn pattern and feeding.   Nickajack is in full swing and is a pleasure to fish!  I have to add that at least 3 boats (all local guys) that watched the guys catch fish most of the day and not once did they even move towards us nor did they move in on the location we where fishing as we moved off to the back of the flat, thanks to those anglers for a great display of sportsmanship it was refreshing to see and have clients notice it as well! With that said I want to say a huge thank you to my fellow local anglers.  I have few days available in April, May and I’m already booking June! We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

22 Mar 2011 –Lake Nickajack – I was joined today by a father and son (the Linder’s) for a pre-tournament action on Nickajack. Water temps started out at 56.8 and by the days end we found some 64.6 in a few coves.  We fished the lower end and mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Zoom Speed worms, Tightline Jigs, chatter baits and t-rigged Mega Craws.  We managed to catch lots of good keeper fish in the 3-4 pound range working jigs, worms and mega craws for the most part.  The vast majority of fish we caught today came from 4-8 FOW.   It was just a great day on the water and the bass are in a pre spawn pattern and feeding.   It won’t belong before the Nick is in full swing!  I have few days available in April, May and I’m already booking June! We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in”

20 Mar 2011 –Lake Nickajack – I was joined today by Greg for a pre-tournament action on Nickajack. Water temps started out at 55.7 and by the days end we found some 63.1.  We fished the lower end and mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs, chatter baits and t-rigged Mega Craws.  We managed to catch a lots of good keeper fish in the 3-5 pound range working jigs, traps and mega craws for the most part.  The fish we caught today came from 4-8 FOW.  With blue bird skies, warm south wind and an air temp at started at 55 degrees.  Lake level seemed to rising today and warming nicely.  It won’t belong before the Nick is in full swing!  I have few days available in April, May and I’m already booking June! We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’ in” 

    17 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Today, I was joined by Joe and Chris from South Alabama, for a little pre-tournament fishing.  The water temperature on for the most part was 55.5 and with sun shine all day it had climbed to 62.3 by days end. The main river channel continues to improve, still flowing fairly well at just under 100,000 CFS and stained.  We fished the lower end and mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, swim baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs, chatter baits and yes a scrounger(sp).  We managed to catch a lots of good keeper fish in the 2-3 pound range working jigs and a few on the scrounger. Nothing giant today, we stopped at 20 or more places and caught fish at almost every stop! We did not want to stay in one spot very long because the guys have two days of tournament fishing Friday and Saturday.  With the current forecast for warm temps and sunshine Guntersville should just explode some time in the next two weeks.  I have 31 March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

    

16 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Today, I was joined by Paul (aka Coach B) and his son in-law Nick both from North from the Georgia.  The water temperature on for the most part was 53.5 to 59 degrees all though today. Local weather was first half of the day mostly cloud and the afternoon sunny. The main river channel has improved is flowing fairly well at just under 100,000 CFS flow rate and stained.  We fished the mid-lake using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, swim baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and chatter baits.   We managed to catch a lots of good keeper fish working Swim Baits, Spinner Baits and Brush Hogs. Our better fish came from 4-12 FOW on swim baits with one except a 6.5 pound fish that was caught on a Gold with Black back rattle trap in 5 FOW.  With the current forecast for warm temps and sunshine Guntersville should just explode some time in the next two weeks.  I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

14 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Today, I was joined by Tracey and Wayne from the Georgia – Alabama line region for a little fun and research.  The water temperature on for the most part was 54.5 to 59 degrees all though today. Local weather was mostly cloud  and warmed to about 72 today. The main river channel has improved is flowing fairly well at 100,000+ CFS flow rate and heavy stain to it.  We fished the middle to lower end using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and chatter baits.   We managed to catch a lots of good keeper fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer and square bill crank baits. Our better fish came from 4-12 FOW on jigs with one except a 6 pound fish that was caught on a 2.5 Square Bill in 5 FOW.  If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system still has a lot of stuff/garbage floating. I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

13 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville/Nickajack Fishing Report –This report covers the last three days, I was joined by Alex from Minnesota on 11th and 12 March Rob from MO on Lake Nickajack for a little pre-tournament orientation.  Today, Tommy and Trey from Nolensville TN returning clients joined me on Lake Guntersville.  The water temperature on both lakes for the most part  was 50-55.5 Degrees all though today Guntersville did climb to 60 in one cove. Mostly cloud on Friday with full sun yesterday and today.  The river is still a raging torrent at 120,000+ CFS flow rate and muddy on the main channel, we are seeing some clearing to a stained level today on Guntersville in the creeks. We fished the middle to lower end using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch a several good keeper fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer and square bill crank baits on Nickajack.  Today, on Guntersville it was all Square Bill’s with one exception of a nice 2.5 – 3 pound fish on a speed worm.  If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system is extremely dangerous with all the stuff/garbage floating. I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

10 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Today, I was joined by Alex from Minnesota on Lake Nickajack for a little fun fishing. The water temperature for the most part today was 50-51.2 depending upon if you where in a sheltered area or not. Mostly cloud, some rain all day with 5-15 mph wind from the southwest, the river is still a raging torrent at 150,000+ CFS flow rate and muddy. We fished the lower end using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch a several good keeper fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer. If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system is extremely dangerous with this much water flow. I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

9 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I enjoyed the company of Mike D. from Remplap, AL.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 51.2 and ended the day with 50.8 degrees. Mostly cloud, heavy rains all morning with 20-30 mph winds from the southwest, the river is still a raging torrent at 150,000 CFS flow rate and 2-3 foot waves. We fished the North Sauty and the back channels upper river from Goose Pond using rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch a good limit of fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, and a  couple of fish on rattle traps worked in 3 to 12 FOW. We also missed several fish main because of the strong winds. Our best fish was just over 3 pounds wind. If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system is extremely dangerous with this much water flow. Here is a couple of photos of the main channel this afternoon and docks at Goose Pond.  I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

8 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined by Gary from Huntsville AL.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 51.2 and ended the day with 52.3 degrees. Mostly cloudy all morning with 15-25 mph winds from the southwest, our biggest obstacle was the 150,000 CFS flow rate and 2-3 foot waves. We fished the North and South Sauty, rattle traps, square billed crank baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch a couple good fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, and a slick on crank baits worked in 3 to 12 FOW. We also missed several fish main because of the strong winds. Our best fish was just over 5.2-6 pounds wind and waves made it impossible to get a good read on scales. If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system is extremely dangerous with this much water flow.  I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

7 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined  Rich and Jay who are in town for the upcoming Angler Choice Championship.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 51.2 and ended the day with 52.3 degrees. Mostly sunny to partly couldy all day with 5-10 mph winds from the east, our biggest obstacle was the 150,000 CFS flow rate. If you are going to be on the water this week please wear your life vest the river system is extremely dangerous with this much water flow.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch several good fish working 1/2oz football Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, and Brush Hogs worked slowly in 3 to 12 FOW. We caught fish throughout the day at every stop.  Our best fish was just over 4.0 and our best five would have been in the 17-19 pound range.  I have a few of days available at the end of March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

6 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I enjoyed the company of Mr. Curt Sack from Illinois, returning client from last fall.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 52.6 and ended the day with 52.2 degrees. Mostly cloudy all day with strong winds from the North and falling air temps. (Winter returned for a day high was 38)  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Brush Hogs, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to catch 22 good fish and several short slicks working 1/2oz Tightline Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, and Brush Hogs worked slowly in 3 to 12 FOW. We caught fish throughout the day at every stop.  Our best fish was just over 4.5 and our best five would have been in the 17-19 pound range.  I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

5 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined by Rodney and Bob from Iowa.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 54.6 and ended the day with 55.8 degrees. Mostly cloudy all day and heavy rain.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Tightline Jigs and swim baits.   We managed to find several good fish working 1/2oz Tightline Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, swim baits and swim baits in 3 to 12 FOW. We caught fish throughout the day on almost every stop.  Our best fish was just over 6.5 and our best five would have been in the 23-24 pound range.  Sorry, Not many pictures today due to the heavy rain and I did not want to destory a new camara.  I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

3 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined by Cliff from Huntsville, AL for day 2 of a 2 day outing.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 55.6 and ended the day with 56.8 degrees. Air temperatures where 43 and by 12:30 this afternoon it was 66, Mostly sunny all day.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Tightline Jigs, swim’ in senko’s and swim baits.   We managed to find some good fish working 1/2oz Tightline Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, swim baits and jerk baits in 3 to 12 FOW. We caught fish throughout the morning on almost every stop.  Sorry to say I had to end the day early, big motor lost power.  We put the boat and the trail and I headed for my marine dealer.  After a complete check, found I had put some bad gas in and needed new plugs and fuel filters.  I have to put a good word in here for the “BEST” service I’ve ever had, I called Tony the new manager at Gilliam’s Marine, in Tullahoma TN. and he said just get her here Jake and we’ll get you back on the water.  Well, that’s exactly what they did, I pulled in they went to work on her completing a 100% compression check on all cylinders, scoped all cylinders,  Fuel/Air system check, tested the gas/oil, and computer read out, all in a hour flat as I stood there like an expecting father.  A short test run on a local lake and the Gray Ghost runs like new.  Thanks again to the gang at Gilliam’s Marine, check them out via the link on my website. Sorry no pictures this reports, some where in my hurries I lost my camera, however here is some screen shot from my Lowrance HDS of what we fished.   I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

2 Mar 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined by Cliff from Huntsville, AL, for day 1 of a 3 day outing.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 56.6 and ended the day with 61.6 degrees. Air temperatures where 34 and by 3:30 this afternoon it was 70, Mostly sunny all day.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Tightline Jigs, swim’ in senkos and swim baits.   We managed to find some good fish working 1/2oz Tightline Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with Mega Craws as the trailer, swim baits and rattle traps in 3 to 10 FOW. We caught fish throughout the day with slow periods here and there.    There are some good fish shallow, they seem looking for a bedding site, most are 1-2 pound bucks. Our best fish today came from on a jerk bait in 5-6 FOW.   With forecasted temps of 64 to 68 and sunshine, the water temp’s should increase over the week.    I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

27 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report - Today, I was joined by Mr. Greg Howell from Cookeville, TN.  This morning we started with a water temperature of 58.6 and ended the day with 58.8 degrees. Air temperatures where 54 and by 3:30 this afternoon it was 74, Mostly cloudy all day.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Tightline Jigs, swim’ in senkos and swim baits.   We managed to find some good fish working 1/2oz Tightline Jigs in the Guntersville Special color with GrandeBass Mega Craws as the trailer, swim baits and rattle traps in 3 to 10 FOW. We caught fish throughout the day with slow periods here and there.  In all Greg boated 15 fish with the biggest being around 6.5 pounds and I added another 11 to the mix, most fish where in the 2-3 pound range, we had four fish between 4-5 pounds,  it was a great day on the water with another returning client.  There are some good fish shallow, they seem to be cursing a little more these days, moving up in short burst, feeding on what they can find and than returning back to little deeper water. Our best fish today came from on a jig in 10 FOW.   With forecasted temps of 60 to 65 and sunshine for the most part after tomorrow, the water temp’s should increase over the week.    I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

26 Feb 2011 –Lake Nickajack – I was joined today by Rob and Reed (repeat client) for a little Nickajack fun in the sun. Water temps started out at 54.7 and by the days end we found some 56.1.  If you wanted to classify this day either good or ok, that would depend on which one of you talked too.  Rob (dad) would say he had great spring day, he caught 9 fish most of which went between 2-3.5  Reed and I on the other hand might not agree with that as we only caught one fish to Rob’s catch.  With a post front, blue bird skies, north wind and an air temp at started at 38 degrees.  We started out looking for a jerk bait and rattle trap bite. Rob’s started catching while Reed and I fished!  The fish we caught today came from 2-6 FOW, all on jerk baits. I have few days available in March and I’m already booking days for the April, May and June! We supply all fishing gear, lures at no additional cost you and 110% dedication to making your trip successful.  Make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville and Nickajack. “Let’s go fish’

25 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – I was joined today by Bill (Cast4Bass) and his son (Sam) from Chattanooga, TN.  This morning we started with 58.6 and ended the day with 61.4 degrees.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, Tightline Jigs, swim’ in senkos and swim baits.   We managed to find some good fish working jerk baits, swim baits and swim’ in senkos in 1 to 7 FOW. We caught fish up until the cold front moved through than it was 3-3.5 hours of short strikes and a fish or two.  The fish started hitting a again this evening around 3pm.  In all the guys boated 21 fish with the biggest being around 4 pounds, it was a good spring day.  There are some good fish shallow, they seem to be cursing a little more these days, moving up in short burst, feeding on what they can find and than returning back to little deeper water. Our best fish today came from less than 2 FOW.  With forecasted temps near 60 and sunshine for the most part, the water temp’s should hold over the week.  Again, Please folks, on any given weekend you can expect to see several hundred boats from now till next November, treat people like you would expect to be treated and watch where you run.  I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

From Bill above: orginally posted on Chattanooga Fishing Forum
http://www.chattanoogafishingforum.com/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=52237&posts=3&start=1 Thanks Jake for a great trip under rough conditions. You know when you have whitecaps in a slough about 80 feet wide it is tough. At times I was fatigued due to trying to keep my balance while the boat rocked. I have been in calmer waters in the Gulf of Mexico 50 miles out - LOL! Jake is really equipped for just about anything for you guys wanting to test him out. He has a boat load of quality equipment and is really a hard working fisherman for fishermen! He has the new rods with the microguides and I have never used one before but I will say they are impressive on casting distance. One time with a big swimbait I almost dumped the reel with my cast!

 

24 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – I was joined today by Bill and Dave from Portage, Indiana. This morning we started with 57.5 and ended the day with 59.1 degrees.  We fished the middle portion of the lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, jigs, swim’ in senkos and swim baits.  We managed to find some good fish working rattle traps swim baits and swim’ in senkos in 1 to 7 FOW.  In all the guys boated 17-20 fish including one extremely heavy female tipping the scales (two different scales) at 10 pounds it was a great spring day.  There are some god fish shallow, they seem to be cursing a little more these days, moving up in short burst, feeding on what they can find and than returning back to little deeper water. How ever our best fish came from 3-5 FOW.   With forecasted temps near 60 and sunshine for the most part, the water temp’s should hold over the week.  Please folks, on any given weekend you can expect to see several hundred boats from now till next November, treat people like you would expect to be treated and watch where you run.  Today we witnessed what could have been a very bad situation, we idling out a small channel passing another boat, when some over zealous fisherman run on full pad between our boats basically threading a needle.  There is NO reason in this world for operating a boat in that fashion (I could have reached out and touched his boat).  I know the three elderly folks in the other boat did not care for it either, they got wet.    I have a few of days available for March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

19 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –I was joined today by Brent from Birmingham, AL.  This morning we started with 49.5 and ended the day with 56.1 degrees.  We fished the lower end, using rattle traps, jerk baits, jigs, swim’ in senkos and swim baits.   We managed to find some good fish working swim baits and swim’ in senkos in 1 to 4 FOW.  All in all it was a good day, our best was between 4-4.5 pounds which came from the Alreds area and most were in the 2-3 pound range. Watch for them shallow, they seem to be cursing a little more these days, moving up in short burst, feeding on what they can find and than returning back to little deeper water.  With forecasted temps near 65 and sunshine for the most part, the water temp’s should improve over the coming days.  Please folks, on any given weekend you can expect to see several hundred boats from now till next November, treat people like you would expect to be treated and watch where you run.  I noticed several boats yesterday and today that I still wonder how they ever made it across a flat or section of water without hitting a rock pile or stump, I guess its just plain luck they did not.  I have a couple of days available for February, Late March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

18 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –I was joined today by two great fellows from West Tennessee and Arkansas.  After several days of great weather and warm temperatures finally the water temperatures are coming up.  This morning we started with 49.5 and ended the day with 55.8 degrees.  We fished the mid lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, jigs and swim baits.  We had a tough time finding a rattle bait bite and switched swim baits on the main river channel to find some fish.  We managed to find working swim baits slow in 2 to 6 FOW.  All in all it was a good day with good numbers of fish being boated, (20 plus) most went 2-3.5 pound range and by far the best day this past week.  It appears that we are starting to move towards an exceptional spring bite, if the current weather holds.   With forecasted temps near 65 and sunshine for the most part, the water temp’s should improve over the coming days. I have a couple of days available for February, Late March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

16 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Several days of great weather and warm temperatures haves and brought the water temperatures up.  This morning we start with 48.5 and ended the day with 51.5 degrees.  We fished the mid lake, using rattle traps, jerk baits, jig and swim baits.  The pattern if that is what you call it is still a slow presentation of the lure.     We managed to find some nice fish working traps and jerk baits slow in 2 to 5 FOW.   We should start moving towards an exceptional spring bite any day now.  With forecasted temps near 70 and sunshine for the most part, the water should hold around 49-50 overnight and improve from there. Fish will start feeding more aggressively in preparation of the spawn.  Please use caution when fishing early spring the while the air temp’s may reach 65-70 the water is still in the 48-55 range and can be deadly for the angler who falls in the water and don’t forget sunscreen.   I have days available for February, Late March and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

12 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – With several early trips in the books all ready this year, it appears we are finally going to see a “REAL” break in the weather here in the Mid South.  As for the what has been going on all my recent trips have been to the mid to lower portion of the lake where we found water temperatures starting at 42 and climbed to 46.5 by end of most days, including today.  We managed to find some nice fish working traps and jerk baits slow in 4 to 7 FOW.   If the forecast holds over the week look for a change in the pattern.  We should start moving towards an exceptional spring bite.  As the water warms to the 48-54 degree range, the fish will start feeding in preparation of the spawn; this should start in Mid March when the water hit 58-62 degrees. Fish the first emerging weeds and grasses with rattle traps, jerk baits, large spinner baits, critter baits, and jigs.  Slow roll a spinner bait over structure and flip/pitch the heaviest cover you can find. This is the time of the year when a Carolina rigged lizard can be deadly when targeting those giant Guntersville/Nickajack Hog’s in 4-12 FOW.  Please use caution when fishing early spring the while the air temp’s may reach 65-70 the water is still in the 48-55 range and can be deadly for the angler who falls in the water.  I have days available for February, March is getting slim and I’m already booking days for the April and May, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

6 Feb 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Another day of great weather today and I hope everyone made it out to the lake for awhile, before the game. I was joined by two gent’s, in town for an upcoming tournament.  We fished mid to lower portion of the lake where we found water temperatures starting at 42 and climbed to 46.5 by end of the day.  We manage to find some nice fish working traps and jerk baits slow in 4 to 7 FOW.  I have days available for February and I’m already booking days for the March and April, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

30 & 31 Jan 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – We saw some great weather this past weekend and I hope everyone made it out to the lake for awhile.  I was joined Sunday by Cooper, Mike and Grandpa for a little mid winter fishing.  We started out in Mudd Creek where we found water temperatures starting at 44 and climbed to 48.5 by lunch time.  Around noon we pulled out and drove down to Goose Pond picking up lunch on the way.  The day belonged to the boys whom managed to catch several nice bass and crappie, all on rattle traps.  Monday morning I was joined by Wayne, who was in town for his first visit to the mighty G’ville wanting to learn the lake for an upcoming tournament.  We spent most of time traveling the lake showing him were to run and not to run.  We did manage to wet a line with couple of misses and no results on traps.  Shortly afternoon Wayne departed and being Jake, I returned to the lake for a little exploring myself.  I visited some of my old haunts between BB Comer and Goose Pond, where I ended the day with a total of three hits and two nice bass in the 2 to 3 pound range working a brush hog over road beds and old creek channels.  We observed schools shad in the back waters on Monday, but nothing seemed to be chasing them.  Overall, it seems that the fish are still hung up in a winter pattern and you really need to slow your presentation down.  I talked to the guys from the Tim’s Ford Bass Club and learned that it took only 9 pounds to win and 3 pounds to get a check during their tournament on Guntersville Sunday. Very soon now the bigger fish should start moving up and feeding for the spawn.   I have days available for February and I’m already booking days for the March and April, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

20 Jan 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Mike and I hit the lower-mid part of the lake today trying to get a read on what the fish are doing since the snow and extreme cold spell. We found water temps from 39.5 to the low 40’s with good color. Air temps “Cold and Colder” weatherman lied, I don’t believe it ever got over 44 degrees and we had a strong wind out of the southwest.   I must say it was not a great day but we did manage some fish and they had some size. The lake appears to be recovering from some extreme cold as we observed schools of dead shad all over the back waters. There is still a little ice near the shores in some spots and plenty of dead shad.  If you are going to fish in these colder parts of winter, please wear your life vest at all times and don’t forget to drain your lower units of all water.  We fished several baits, rattle baits, Spinner Baits, Jerk Baits and Tight-Line jigs.  Watch for fishing to start improving over the next three weeks after the snow goes away and if the weather stabilizes.  I have days available for February and I’m already booking days for the March and April, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 8 Jan 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – I was joined Saturday by Jack from the Gadsden AL area. We fished from Goose Pond to Waterfront area of the lake targeting old weed lines.   Water temp’s have come up to 44-45 degrees.  Water clarity ranges from extremely muddy to lightly stained, the clearest water we found was in South Sauty.   We found the fish in 2-7 FOW around last falls grass lines using rattle traps and jerk baits.  It’s a typical winter pattern we had to slow down your presentation and make sure we hit the grass.  The fish we caught were good healthy fish, with a couple over 4 pounds, one in the 5.5 pound range. The lake water level is was back to normal pool.  There are still several logs, grass mats with garbage floating not only on the main channel but the back channels as well.  Watch for fishing to start improving over the next three weeks after the snow goes away and if the weather stabilizes.  I have days available for late January and I’m already booking days for the spring, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

2-3 Jan 2011 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the past couple days on the water with clients who just wanted to get on the water for a couple days. We fished from Goose Pond to Seibold.   Water temp’s are 42-45 degrees.  Water clarity ranges from extremely muddy to lightly stained, the clearest water we found was in South Sauty.   We found the fish in 3-6 FOW around last falls grass lines using rattle traps and jerk baits.  It’s a typical winter pattern as they are bunched up in small groups and as always in the winter it’s critical to slow down your presentation.  The fish we caught were good healthy fish, but nothing giant. If you are going to venture out over the next week or so, please use caution when running.  The lake water level is high.  We saw several logs, grass mats with garbage floating not only on the main channel but the back channels as well.  Watch for fishing to start improving over the next three weeks if the weather stabilizes.  I have days available for late January and I’m already booking days for the spring, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “Let’s go fish’ in”

 

30-31 Dec 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Spent the last two days of 2010 on the water with clients John, Trent and young CJ, who where out pre-fishing for tournaments and a little family fun. We fished Mud Creek and upper end of Guntersville, Water temp’s on Thursday was 38.4 and on Friday they started out at 39.3 and warmed to 43.2 by late afternoon.   We caught several nice fish, all under 3.5 pounds over the last two days of the year, including one mean crappie. We found the fish in 4-7 FOW around last falls grass lines using jerk baits.   It’s a typical winter pattern as they are bunched up in small groups and always in the winter it’s critical to slow down your presentation.  I have days available for late January and I’m already booking days for the spring, make your reservations now for some great action on Guntersville. “ Let's go fish’ in”

23 Dec 2010 –Lake Nickajack – I was joined today by Troy (aka T-Roy) Andrews. Water temps started out at 41.7 and by the days end we found some 44.8.  This was a tough day by any measure, post front, blue bird skies, strong north wind and an air temp at the start of 32 degrees.  We started out looking for a jerk bait and rattle trap bite.  Nothing!  Moved to soft plastics and started finding fish in 8-12 FOW rigging them on shaky heads.  We ended up catching several fish and at the end of the day I have to admit Troy crashed me by four fish.   We have dates available in January 2011 and have started booking trips for the spring.   The Smallmouth fishing has picked up some on Tim’s Fords and below Nick-a-jack Dam as well, I’ll be back on Guntersville Monday.  I still have Gift Certificates available for the upcoming year. "Let's go fish’ in” and Merry Christmas to ALL! 

22 Dec 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Had a good day on the mighty Guntersville, My partner Mike Gerry from Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service and I hit the water to locate some fish and have a little fun; we fished the Mid Lake area, Water temp’s started out at 48.3 and dropped to 44.6 by early afternoon.  We faced a brisk northerly wind for most of the day under cloudy conditions.  We caught several nice fish today in 4-6 FOW around scattered grass using spinner baits, rattle traps, and jerk baits.    It’s a typical winter pattern as they are bunched up in small groups.  We have dates available in December and have started booking trips for the spring.   The Smallmouth fishing has picking up on Tim’s Fords and below Nick-a-jack Dam as well, I’ll be on the Nick-a-jack tomorrow. I still have Gift Certificates available on my website for the upcoming year. "Let's go fish’ in”

 

9 Dec 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Today, My partner Mike Gerry from Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service and I hit the water to locate some fish for upcoming trip;  We fished the Mid Lake area, Water temp’s ranged from 47 to 50 degrees.  With a late start we found blue bird skies and very little wind.  We found most are fish in 4-6 FOW around scattered grass using Tightline Jigs, rattle traps, and jerk baits.    We caught several nice fish today fishing along creeks and ridges, most in the 2-3 pound range. It’s a typical winter pattern as they are bunched up in small groups.  We have dates available in December and have started booking trips for the spring.   The Smallmouth fishing has picking up on Tim’s Fords and below Nick-a-jack Dam as well, I’ll be on the Tim’s Ford tomorrow. I have Gift Certificates available on my website for the upcoming year. "Let's go fish’ in”

 

23-25 Nov 2010 –Tim’s Ford – I was join on Tuesday by my friend John and I fished solo Thursday morning. Water temps are holding in right around 58-60 degree’s, We faced blue bird skies and a slight breeze out of the north/northwest on Tuesday. Thursday was cloudy. Tuesday John and I fished for about 3 hours targeting striper’s and caught 14 good fish in the jumps. Thursday morning I found a good smallmouth bite in 8-10 FOW.  The best bet to catch fish on Tim’s Ford remains, flukes, crank baits, jerk baits and football head Jigs. There is some top water action mostly stripers with a few smallmouth mixed in.  Tims Ford is entering a winter pattern and will only get better over the next two weeks.    Make your reservations for a winter smallmouth trip soon... "Let's go fish'in” 

20 Nov 2010 –Tim’s Ford – I was join today by Mr. Chris Murphy of Mt Juliet TN…water temps are holding in right around 58-60 degrees, We faced blue bird skies and a slight breeze out of the north/northwest.  We found a mixed bag of fish including a great smallmouth bite today.  We caught 10 bass and several stripe bass today,  Tim’s is producing fish in 8-15+ FOW,  best bet to catch fish on Tim’s Ford is using spinner baits, flukes, crank baits, jerk baits and football head Jigs. There is some top water action mostly stripers with a few smallmouth mixed in.  Tims Ford is set to explode over the next two weeks.    Make your reservations for a winter smallmouth trip soon... "Let's go fish'in”
 

19 Nov  2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Today, I was joined by Thomas from North Georgia;  We fished the Mid Lake area, Water temp’s ranged from 60 to 61.2 degrees.  With a late start we found blue bird skies and very little wind.  We found most are fish in 4-6 FOW around scattered grass using Spinner Baits, rattle traps, flukes and jerk baits.    We caught 15 fish today, most in the 2-3 pound range. We have dates available in November and December with the weather forecast for the next 10 days it’ll be a great time to be on the water from some late fall/early winter Guntersville fishing...the Smallmouth fishing is starting to picking up on Tim’s Fords and below Nick-a-jack Dam as well. "Let's go fish’ in”

16 Nov  2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Today was a day for die hard fishermen to say the least, After taking a 9 day trip to florida,  I was joined today by Curt from Northern Illinois;  We fished Mudd Creek, where we found fish in 1-8 FOW around scattered grass using Spinner Baits, Ribbet Frogs, and Flukes.  Water temp’s ranged from 57 to 58.5 degrees.  It rained all morning and the wind stayed at 15-25 mph almost all day.  We caught 25 fish or so fish all under 3 pounds…nothing over 3.. We caught fish almost all day working each area slow and completely. The grass in Mudd Creek is starting to break-up and the fish are moving into a more predictable pattern.  We have dates available in November with the weather forecast for the next 10 days it’ll be a great time to be on the water from some late fall Guntersville fishing...the Smallmouth fishing is starting to picking up on Tim’s Fords and below Nick-a-jack Dam as well. "Let's go fish’ in”

31 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Today, I had the extreme pleasure of being joined on the water by three of the US Army’s finest soldiers; who are attending the Army’s Advanced Leadership School on Redstone.   We fished the Mid-Lake areas, found fish in 1-8 FOW around docks and scattered grass using Sammy’s, Ribbet Frogs, Flukes and Jig’s.   Water temp’s ranged from 62 to 68 degrees.  Not a cloud in site and a slight breeze that started out of the north.  The troopers caught more than 25 fish with several fish in the 2-3 pound range, big fish of the day was right at 4 pounds.   We caught fish almost all day working each area slow and completely. The grass is starting to break-up and the fish are moving into a more predictable pattern. Those of you that can take a service member fishing for a day, you’ll really enjoy it!  Make your reservations for a trip soon, we have dates available in November...some great Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords as well. "Let's go fish’ in”

30 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report– Ryan from Bowling Green Kentucky joined me today.    We fished the Mid-Lake areas, found fish in 1-8 FOW using Football head Jigs, Sammy’s, Spinner baits and tubes.  We had blue bird clear shy’s all day with a slight breeze that started out of the east and changed by days end to a more southern wind. We had to fish hard for the quality bite; there are some smaller fish schooling.  Water color ranges from slightly stained to clear for the most part.  Water temp’s ranged from 62 to 68 degrees.  We caught fish almost all day off and on again.  Grass is starting to break-up and the fish are moving into a more predictable pattern.  Make your reservations for a trip soon, we have dates available in November...some great Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords as well. "Let's go fish’ in”

29 Oct 2010 – Tims Ford – I was join today by John for his birthday…water temps are holding in the low 60’s with blue bird shy’s and a slight breeze out of the north.  We found a mixed bag of fish after a late start.  We caught a half dozen fish in 3 hours Tim’s is producing a few good fish in 8-15+ FOW,  best bet to catch fish on Tims Ford is using spinner baits, crankbaits and football head Jigs. There is some top water action but not as in years past.  This should improve over the next two weeks.    Make your reservations for a trip soon...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in”

21-23 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report– I was joined two father son groups and an old friend from Kentucky.    We fished the lower and Mid-Lake areas, found fish in 1-8 FOW using Football head Jigs, Sammy’s and Brush Hogs.  Again this week we faced blue bird clear shy’s almost every day. We had to fish hard for the quality bite, there are some smaller fish schooling.  Water color ranges from slightly stained to clear for the most part.  Water temp’s ranged from 65 to 69 degrees.  Guntersville has started to produce some better fish (over 5 pounds) but it’s still hit and miss for the most part.  Shad have moved into the pockets, points are covered with them as well.  If we get the forecasted rain and lower temp’s fiahing should pick up.   Make your reservations for a trip soon, we still have dates available in October...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in” 

19-20 Oct 2010 – Nickajack and Tims Ford – I had a couple of guest that wanted to put together a tournament pattern Tim’s and Nickajack Lakes, they are still slow.  Tim’s is producing a few good fish in 15+ FOW and temps are in the 67-70 degree area, best bet to catch fish on Tims Ford is early mornings, using spinner baits, crankbaits and soft plastics.  Nickajack is in the same shape as Guntersville….water temps in the mid to upper 60’s, it is really hit or miss the fish are scattered in 3-15 FOW.  There is some top water action but not as in years past.  This should improve over the next two weeks.    Make your reservations for a trip soon, we still have dates available in October...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in”
 

16 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report, 9.5 Giant Toad – I was joined by Ken and Lori from Dayton Ohio today for a little fun on Guntersville.    We fished the Mid-Lake area, found fish in 1-8 FOW using shaky heads, Rattle Traps, Sammy’s and Buzz baits.  We had blue bird clear shy’s the entire day. We had to fish hard for the bites we got.  Water color ranges from slightly stained to clear for the most part.  Water temp’s ranged from 68 to 71 degrees today as we departed at 6:30pm…Guntersville is starting to produce some better fish over the last 5 days with the start of a great fall bite.  Shad have moved into the pockets, points are covered with them as well.  Today produced the best fish so far this fall sense July 2010 that we’ve caught…A 9.5 Giant as pictured below!!! She came as the last fish of the day for us. no one was around for a group picture so there is two pictures of the same fish...Make your reservations for a trip soon, we still have dates available in October...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in”

14 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report – Rob and Reed from Knoxville TN area, joined me today on Guntersville.    We fished the lower end all day, found fish in 1-8 FOW using Sinko’s, Jigs, T-rigged Brush Hog’s and Buzz baits.  We fought the wind the entire day, which made it hard to feel the bite…it was slow most of the day.  Water color ranges from extremely stained to clear depending on what area of the lake your fishing.  Water temp’s ranged from 68 to 72 degrees today as we departed at 6:30pm… Guntersville is primed for a great fall bite to start any day now.  Shad have moved into the pockets, points are covered with them as well.  This was the best day of the fall for me so far…not because we caught big numbers…because we did not.  We only caught 15 or so fish all day.  But, I have to give credit to Reed, this young man is a trooper! He likes to fish docks so; I put us on some docks and Reed picks up my 7’6” flipping stick with a ½ oz jig.  With VERY little instruction, he went to work and was flipp’in like he was born with a rod in his hand!  Reed caught the biggest fish of the day, an 8-10 pound drum and the second biggest “Toad” class fish (5 plus pound bucket head) only to be out done by Dad’s 6 pound even “Toad” which he caught not ten minutes after Reed’s.  I challenge you to take a kid fishing…the pictures say it all!   Make your reservations for a trip soon, we still have dates available in October...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in”
 

 13 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville Fishing Report –Another good day on the Big “G”.  Greg joined me today for a late start; Put in at BB comer around 10:30am and ran up to Town Creek, nothing much happening in there.  Came back down to Roseberry and started catching them on Buzz Baits and Flukes around scattered grass...those fish averaged 14-16 inches caught 14 before we departed for the back side of the main channel.  Found better fish in a hurry, all on a white buzz bait worked along the bank grass.  We added another eight fish to the total including our best fish just over five pounds.  As I said most fish came on a white fluke and buzz bait, however we did catch fish on ½ oz jigs, sinko’s and t-rigged worms.  Our best five of fish would have been in the area of 15 to 16 pounds.  Water temps are holding between 71-74 degrees, clarity ranged from clear to a couple of feet. Make your reservations for a trip soon, we still have dates available in October...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tim’s Fords. "Let's go fish'in”

12 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville –I was joined today by Len and Melissa from South Louisiana, they WACKED’EM…this was positively the best day on Guntersville in a month of trips.  Action was slow to start; we only had one blow up on top water.  Pulled off the thick weeds and started pitching a ½ oz football head jig and spinner baits to docks and wood mixed in with grass.  First, cast bam 3.5 pounds of fighting mean green fish.  That was followed by Len with a 5 plus change fish and it just kept going throughout the day.    We spent the entire day working scattered grass, dock and wood structure in grass on the lower end of the lake.  Our best five of the 20-25 fish boated would have made 20 pounds easy. Water temps are holding between 72-75 degrees, clarity was a couple of feet. To put the below pictures in perspective for you…Len is all of 6’3” and 270 plus.  Make your reservations for a trip soon we have few dates available for last two weeks of October and have already started booking into 1st week of November...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tims Fords. "Let's go fish'in
 

8-9 Oct  2010 - Lake Guntersville – Spent the last to days on Guntersville.  Yesterday, I fished with a great family from Huntsville Area…The Wall’s…we managed to hunt up just over some good fish for the day.  Started up river from Goose Pond, some top water action but for the most part it was slow…we moved up river to some road beds and than it was on…mom started catching fish on a shaky head and pulled out to a 2 fish over dad and Jim…I gave Jim a crank bait about that time and all 6’3” 230 pounds was thrown it further than anyone I’ve scene in a long time…him and dad quickly tied things up…Today, I joined my partner Mike Gerry from Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service (www.fishlakeguntersvilleguideservice.com) for a group trip…put in at Waterfront, went down lake to Mill Creek area…it was tough this morning.  The guys missed a couple fish on top water than the wind picked up.  Went to the ledges and they missed a couple more deep.  Finally, caught some fish in the back of Sebold by the sail boats working a fluke in 2-5 foot of water over scattered grass.  Guntersville as a whole is still hit and miss for the most part...nothing giant on these two trips…Jim missed the biggest fish out of both days on a buzz bait. A couple of my previous clients called tonight to let me know they came in the top 5 in a tournament out of Spring Creek.  Said they fished the Browns Creek area that I had shown them had their limit early on top water. Make your reservations for a trip soon we have few dates available for last two weeks of October and have already started booking into 1st week of November...Smallmouth fishing should start picking up in mid November on Tims Fords. "Let's go fish'in

7 Oct  2010 - Tims Ford - Had a great day on Tims Ford...what a change for this lake....total count was 16 fish, good limit in the area of 15 pounds which included these two small jaws....caught the Smallies on rock banks and Largemouth all came from rock with wood...as if there is anything else in Tims but rock and wood....time to clean the boat and prep for tomorrows trip on Guntersville...time to clean the boat and prep for tomorrows trip to Guntersville! Make your reservations for a trip soon we have few dates available for last two weeks of October and have already started booking into 1st week of November...."Let's go fish'in 

 5 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville – Coty from Cumberland KY, joined me today on Gunterville.    We started at BB Comer working our way down to Goose Pond area, we found fish in 6-8 FOW using flukes, Sammy’s and Buzz baits.  The frog bite was not happening…at least for us.  It was chilly start this morning at 39 degrees; however most of the fish we caught was prior to noon. Before noon we had 9 solid fish 2 to 3.5 pound range and several short fish after lunch we only managed half dozen or so hits and 3 fish.  The bite quickly shut down with the arrival of 10-15 mph winds from the north/northeast. Water color ranges from extremely stained to clear depending on what area of the lake your fishing.  Water temp’s ranged from 65 to 69 degrees today as we departed at 4:00pm…Guntersville is primed for a great fall bite to start any day now.  Shad have staged on the front side of the pockets, points some have moved inside pockets for warmer water, we did find them in some select main channel mats as well.   Make your reservations for a trip soon we have few dates available for last two weeks of October and have already started booking into 1st week of November...."Let's go fish'in”
 

29 Sept – 3 Oct 2010 - Lake Guntersville – This report covers the last five days on Lake Guntersville.   Water temp’s have come down and stabilized in the mid 70’s. With the change in weather pattern that we saw over the past week, it will not be long before we see a robust top water bite.  Thursday we started at BB Comer working our way down to Goose Pond area, we found fish in 6-8 FOW using flukes, spinner baits and of course frogs.  The frog bite is still not what it should be…we had 6 blow ups all day and only hooked up one.  Friday, I fished with a couple great guy’s from East Tennessee pre-fishing for a tournament; we put in a Allred’s and fished the lower end.  We found our best fish in 3-6 FOW around scattered grass.  We fought high winds all weekend for the most part, which on prevented us from fishing the main channel for the most part.  When we where able to get out there we found fish on the back side of the channel grass in 8-12 FOW right where we had them last week.  Each day produced 15-25 fish that would have been a good limit of 11-18 pounds.  To sum it the past week up, I’d classify it as “tough” our most dependable bite remains a fluke worked in 4-8 foot of water in scattered grass…while almost all our better fish came from the back side of the channel mats and hard structure using jigs/t-rigged Mag-II worms.  We did see some what of an improvement on top water buzz baits Thursday; however it quickly shut down with the arrival of strange winds from the north/northwest. Water color ranges from extremely stained to clear depending on what area of the lake your fishing.  It actually appeared that the lake was turning over on Friday and Saturday with some water being almost black in color.  Guntersville is primed for a great fall bite to start any day now.  The shad have started to stage on the front side of the pockets, points and some have moved inside pockets for warmer water.   Make your reservations for a trip soon we have few dates available for last two weeks of October and have already started booking into 1st week of November...."Let's go fish'in

25-26 September 2010 - Lake Guntersville – Spent the weekend with Larry and Dan from Kentucky, couple of great guys and anglers.  We started Saturday morning on the very upper end where we found several nice largemouths mixed in with some nice spots. Most of our bites where very light, our lure would just get heavy.  We used shaky heads, flukes and sammy’s for the most part.  We made our way down to the Mudd Creek area for the afternoon and fish the grass, where we used frogs, flukes and spinner baits to bag our better fish…water temp on Saturday was held right around 80 degrees, mainly clear and we had some current in the morning.  Sunday, we put in at BB Comer and worked our way down to Goose Pond area, we found fish in 6-8 FOW using flukes, spinner baits and of course frogs.  Larry just had to use what he called a “Wild Cat Blue” frog, which produced our best frog action of the weekend.  Water temps fell and kept falling during the day do to the weather…cloudy and rain for the most part.  Water temps ranged from 77.5 to 80 on the high end. Our most dependable bite came on a fluke worked in 4-8 foot of water in scattered grass…make your reservations for a trip soon we still have dates available in October and have started booking into 1st of November...."Let's go fish'in”

 

24 September 2010 - Lake Guntersville –Fished the upper end of Lake Guntersville today, with Larry P. from Albony Ga.  We put 18 plus fish in the boat mostly Largemouth…had a few spots in the mix.  We both missed some really nice fish today, we caught fish on Sammy’s, flukes, and spinner baits…best producer was a Sammy!  Water temps was 79 to 80.9 all day with most clear skies, and clear water.  I’m no the water this weekend with some folks out of Kentucky…we’re going to start tomorrow morning at Nickajack Dam and end up Sunday down lake around Water front…Looks like we have a good forecast of cooler temps and a little rain which should bring the area lakes back to life and trigger the fall feeding...make your reservations for a trip soon as we are already booking into October...."Let's go fish'in”

12 -21 September 2010 - Lake Guntersville - Its been along week here…fishing on has been “Fair” at best.  While we caught fish on every trip this past week it has been slow with the exception of the morning bite on the very upper end of G’ville… The early morning top water bite has produced the best fish mostly on Sammy’s and flukes rigged weightless.   The rest of the day it has mainly been one or two fish here and there with some good fish coming from the Mudd Creek area and outside Roseberry Creek.   The frog bite still has not busted out as in years past.  Look for it to improve with the changing weather forecasted for next week. That is if it happens!.  I’m still finding that most fish are on the main channel grass in the evening in the scattered grass in 3-7 FOW, using Buzz Baits and Frogs.  We found a couple of schools that would come up for 15-20 minutes and than take a break for 30 or so minutes and repeat. These fish for the most part are not the giants, but can provide for some fun… Surface water temps would start out around 79 and climb to 84 each day...the best action came from Scattered grass along the main channel and the midday belonged to deeper ledges working 10" worms on a T-rig.  A white frog or buzz bait produced our best fish each trip followed by a fluke worked slowly in deep water or fast through the scattered grass in 3-7 FOW.   If the forecast holds for next week, the cooler temps and a little rain should bring the area lakes back to life and trigger the fall feeding...make your reservations for a trip soon as we are already booking into October....let's go Fish'in

13-14September 2010 – Nickajack and Tims Ford – I made it out a couple times to pre fish and check both Tims and Nickajack Lakes, they are still slow.  Tim’s is producing a few good fish in 20+ FOW and temps remain in the low 80’s, best bet to catch fish on Tims Ford is night fishing or early mornings, using spinner baits, crankbaits and soft plastics.  Nickajack is in the same shape as Guntersville….water temps in the low to mid 80’s daily are holding the fish in 20-25 FOW.  There is some top water action but not as in years past.  This should improve over the next two weeks.   

10 Sept 2010 - Lake Guntersville - Spent the day with some good people...Stanley Smith, Mike and Gil Johnson down on Guntersville.   We started on the upper end of the lake early...We boated 15-20 good fish, plus what Stanley calls a lake record (it was 6 inches and tried to each a 4 inch sammy...photo below) that was one hungery little spot,  our best five would have been around 18-20 pounds....we pulled out and trailered over to Mud Creek to meet up with some friends and Mike Gerry of Fish Lake Guntersville Guide Service...this was a little tougher of a bite...they really wanteed a rat/frog bite.  It was slow from about 10:30 till 2:30pm we managed a meger eight fish and nothing over 3 pounds....Gil Johnson tagged the best at just over 3 pounds....These fish have started to move to a fall pattern and fishing will only get better from here on out. Water temp early was 79 and by 3pm it was 84.8, most fish came on top water.  Give me a call and let's go Fish'in

4-6 September 2010 - Lake Guntersville - First I hope all enjoyed their Labor Day Weekend...mine was full with four trips.  Here is a rundown, Saturday I picked Peter up (in town from Ireland) and we put in on the lower end of the lake.  We started out on the outside edges of the grass on secondary creek channels with Buzz Baits and Frogs.  As the day went on we moved out to the ledges which turned out to be our best action using T-rigged worms and Jigs.  We finished the afternoon up with a little swim bait action on secondary points with scattered grass. After taking Peter back to Huntsville, I met up with Harold and his better half from East TN, (repeat customer) at Goode Pond.  We stayed on the main channel grass all evening and found fish in the scattered grass in 3-7 FOW, using Buzz Baits and Frogs.  We found a couple of schools that would come up for 15-20 minutes and than take a break for 30 or so minutes and repeat.  Sunday afternoon, I was joined by fellow guide and friend John to take a group of college buddies out for a little late afternoon action on the lower end of the lake.  We found several fish in Browns Creek fishing 1-4 foot of water along the bank grass.  Again, the action mainly on frogs and big worms worked in the outer edges.  Monday morning, I met up with Jaryn (who's better half arranged this trip as a birthday gift at the last minute Sunday evening) We put in at Goose Pond  and fished from Jones Creek to Mink Creek paying special attention to little pockets with scattered grass along the heavier mats.  Jaryn was supprised when we came across a really nice fish that just could not get his targeting down...the fish (in the 5-6 pound class) would come completely out of the water about a foot away each time and smash his frog by landing on it sideways...as if it was protecting fry.   To sum it all up, we enjoyed lower air temps which started each day in the low 50's....Surface water temps would start out around 79 and climb to 84 each day...the best action came from Scattered grass along the main channel and the midday belonged to deeper ledges working 10" worms on a T-rig.  A white frog or buzz bait produced our best fish each trip followed by a 5.5 swim bait worked slowly through the scattered grass in 3-7 FOW.   As we move into September the action is only goin gto get better, fish are will be moving into the creeks and putting on the winter feed bags...make your reservations for a trip soon as we are already booking into October...."Let's go fish'in" 

27 Aug 2010 - Tims Ford Lake - Was able to get in a couple hours with Mike just before night fall...we managed a total of fish and missed a couple others.  T-rig plastics and 1/2oz Jigs worked.   Water temp was 87-89.  We fished the upper end and in the Elk River.   All our fish came from 3-7 foot of water. 

24 Aug 2010 - Tims Ford Lake - Today was a split day between two local lakes with John from Brentwood who wanted to get some fishing in before starting his new job next week.  We started on Tims Ford at daylight.  Caught several nice smallmouths on football head jigs and T-rig soft plastics.  Water temp started out at 83.6 degrees and rouse to 87 by noon in the mid lake area.  We fished steep rock backs...we found in order to get bit you needed some type of wood in the mix.   Water clarity ranges from 1-2 feet in the Elk River area to 3-5 feet down lake...

24 Aug 2010 - Woods Res - After taking a break for lunch we loaded up and headed for Woods Reservoir....the first things we noticed was the water was high (about 6-10 inches) and stained throughout the lake.  With a strong northerly wind I took John to the willow grass beds where on the first cast he hooked up with a 2 pound Largemouth.  We continued to cover water and caught several fish on (John's favorite) T-rigged plastic's, jigs, and spinner baits.  Water temp upon our launch was 85.6 degrees and climbed to 88.9 at 6pm when we departed the lake.  Our best fish came from hard cover (docks/laydowns) with grass around them.  The deeper bite just did not produce today. 

22 Aug 2010 - Lake Guntersville - Fished this morning with Rusty from Chattanooga, his better half arranged this trip for his birthday!   We started the morning with a great spinnerbait bite in the back of S. Sauty.  We caught several nice fish on a Pro Assassinator Clacker Spinnerbait, white in color along the outside weed line in 4-6 foot of water.  The water temp had cooled to 85 degrees from the heavy strom the night before.  The morning started with a thick cloud cover, but the tail end of the front moved past and gave us blue bird skies around 9 O'clock.  The bite Purdy much was gone once this happened...moved out to the main channel mats, only had two blow ups on frogs...we are booking already for September and earlier October...give me a call or drop me an email and lets go fish'in

21 Aug 2010 - Tims Ford - Spent the morning on Tims Ford...Water temp is 88.2 and fairly clear all over.  Fish where active early this morning we caught 15 nice keeper size fish on Black Shad Culprit 10" worms and Flukes.  2 of the 15 where 18-19 inches smallmouth.  Fish are holding in 15-20 foot of water around secondary points.  Saw a nice school of stripers up in front of Devils step...
 
16 Aug 2010 - Lake Guntersville - Spent the day with a client from the Cookeville TN area who called Sunday night,  bite was slow, but  we did manage to captialized on a few good fish...this was a perfect example of "Dog Days of Summer"  We started out in North Sauty and ended up fishing ledges in front of Sebo...each location we stop at produced a couple of fish.  All in all we end the day with our five best coming in around 14 pounds with on really nice 6.54 Greg stuck on a SWL Buzz Bait...Frog bite was not happening...trick worms worked slow on the ledges produced the best numbers.  Look for the frog bite to improve over the next two months as we get into the fall weather patterns...Start planning your trip to the mighty G'ville now, I have days available in September and we are booking into October already!!!!  "Let's go Fish'in"

9-12 Aug 2010 - Lake Guntersville - My clients for all three days where prefishing for the Snag Proof open and ask me not to post a report until Sunday understandably...We covered Guntersville from Mink Creek to just above Mud Creek...our best frog bite (simply because thats all we fished) was above Roseberry.  Thats not saying we wacked them hard...but each day would have produce a good stringer of 16 to 18 pounds.  With as slow as it has been that is very good.  Today is a day off and will be back at it Tuesday...we are booking trips for October already, the bite should be picking up with the return of more normal temp's....give me a call and let's go fish'in... 

7 & 8 Aug 2010 - Lake Guntersville - We had a couple of very busy days...the bite has slowed down a little over the past couple of days mainly due to extreme heat and  rising water levels...the winter drawdown has started in the Tennessee river pools above Guntersville.  We watched the water level raise yesterday what appeared to be 4-8 inches in the matter of 4 hours.  We did catch some quality fish both days in the 4 to 6 pound class....The primary bite is early morning top water and late afternoon topwater. In between, go to Flippin soft plastics around grass lines and docks (any thing that breaks up the current)  As for the top water bite...slow them frogs down and work every little opening.  Water temp still remains in the upper 80's and low 90's depending on what part of the lake your on...as the fish get use to the change in water/enviroment later this week bite will pick up.  Word of caution...if you are going to be on the water over the next 4 or 5 days make sure you have plenty of water and keep a towel soaked in cool water to place around your neck...call or email me and Let's go Fish'in...

6 Aug 2010- Lake Guntersville - Mike Gerry and I got out on the water today to search for some new locations and compare tactics...we had a great time exchanging ideas and catching fish...our best five would have went well over 20-23 pounds...we caught fish on Frogs/Rats, Spinnerbaits, Jigs, Buzz Baits, and Worms...We found fish in just about every depth from 2 foot in the pockets to 15 feet on the river channel....We are booking trips for Late Aug and September/October already plan early and let's go fish'in

1 Aug 2010- Lake Guntersville - I teamed up with fellow guide Capt. Shay Doming again today and spent the morning with a great family from the New Orleans area...we caught several quality fish to include Mom's big fish caught on a Snag Proof Frog, which went just over 6 pounds...we had fish schooling in 8-15 foot of water in the back channels...spinner baits and shad raps proved to be the most productive...a ProAssassinator Clacker in white pattern put the most constant/best quality fish in the boats today....we are booking for late August and September already give me a call and "Let's go Fishin"  

31 July 2010- Lake Guntersville - We had the pleasure of spending the morning with two father & son teams on Lake Guntersville this today...fish are still schooling in good numbers.  We caught fish in 8-15 feet of water on TightLine Jigs football head jigs w/Grande Bass Mega Craw Trailers, Flukes, Shaky Head rigged split tail worms (green pumpkin), the guys missed several fish on big worms (the fish where just holding on to the tail) The Frog bite was slow at best early this morning...here a good tip to remember when fishing "Frogs/Rats" once a fish takes it say the phrase "One, Two set the hook" and set the hook as you finish the phrase...we are booking trips from Mid August and September already....give us a call and "Let's go fish'in"

29 July 2010- Lake Guntersville spent the afternoon with an ol'friend Shay Doming catching schooling fish in the mid lake area.  We found several schools in 8-15 foot of water feeding on shad at the surface.  We caught several nice keeper fish using fluke and sinko.  Our better fish pictured below came on C-rig and Tightline Football jig.   Keep in mind when fish a jig of any kind this one phrase "When in doubt...set the hook"!!! After we finished playing with the schooling fish...Shay wanted to get some frog action in...we caught 15-20 really nice fish in the 3-4 pound class on the main channel mats using a white snag proof frog/rat.  Drop me a line and Let's go Fishin
1-27 July 2010

Lake Guntersville has been producing some really nice fish in the 3-6 pound class for most of the month.  The jig bite has been producing on the main channel ledges close to grass, we found several schools of bass in the mouths of creeks fishing Buzzbaits early in the morning. The last two weeks it has been warming up and the bite has started to slow during the midday...good news for those "Frog/Rat" tossers the water level has dropped about six inches this past week give us a few nice grass mats to work along with the Lilly pads.  We have found several nice fish pulled up under these areas all day long...if you can stand the sun and heat. 


Tims Ford is extremely tough during the day with the early morning bite be fair...the best results have been late evening in to the mid night hour with crankbait and big worms.  

 

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