Fishing Reports

November 27 and December 1, 2017

My friend and I fished out of his two man bass boat at a private sand pit lake on both days in the afternoon. We caught over 20 + largemouth bass between 10 and 22 inches, and a few crappies between 10 and 13 inches. Most of these fish were caught on a deep diver suspending jerkbaits,…
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November 4, 2017

I guided 3 anglers on Swanson Reservoir. We caught walleyes, crappies, white bass, 2 flathead catfish, and a channel catfish. These fish were caught on bladebaits around underwater humps, roadbeds, and near the dam areas in depth of 30 feet or less. The surface water temperature was in the mid 40s and the water clarity…
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November 2, 2017

I fished at a private sandpit lake in the afternoon for a few hours. I caught three nice largemouth bass up to 18 inches, a master angler 17 crappie, and a 10 inch yellow perch. The largemouth bass and the crappie was caught on the Ned Rig, and the perch on a suspending jerkbait. These fish…
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October 25, 2017

I guided two anglers in the afternoon at Swanson Reservoir. We caught white bass, crappies, and a 20 inch wiper. These fish were caught on bladebaits and a jigging spoon around an underwater hump next to a river channel and next to rocks near the dam areas in depth of 24 feet or less. The surface water temperature was…
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October 19, 2017

I took my two friend fishing at Swanson Reservoir in the afternoon. We caught walleyes, crappies, largemouth bass, white bass, a northern pike, a channel catfish, and a flathead catfish. We caught the largemouth bass and the northern pike on bass jigs with plastic craws trailers. All the other fish were caught on 1/2, 3/4, and 1 oz. bladebaits, and a 3/4…
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October 13-15, 2017

I guided anglers on all three days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught nice walleyes, wipers, crappies, and white bass around main lake points, underwater humps, roadbeds, and near the dam areas in depth of 28 feet or less. All of these fish were caught on 1/2, 3/4 and 1 oz. bladebaits. The surface water temperature…
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October 7 and 8, 2017

I guided anglers on both days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, crappies, walleyes, wipers, two blue catfish, a flathead catfish, and a nice largemouth bass. These fish were caught on 1/2, 3/4, and 1 oz. bladebaits, a 3/4 oz. Lytle's Secret Tail Spinner, a 4 inch swimbait on a 3/8 oz. jighead, a…
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September 28-30, and October 1, 2017

I guided anglers on all four days at Swanson Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, nice walleyes, wipers, crappies, channel catfish, largemouth bass, and a small yellow perch. These fish were caught around main lake points, humps, roadbeds, edges of the river channel next to flats, and near the dam areas in depth of 26 feet…
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September 21-23, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught white bass, wipers, crappies, channel and blue catfish, a nice walleye and largemouth bass. We caught these fish on Carolina Rigs using gizzard shad, Lytle's Secret Tail Spinner, bladebaits, jigging spoons, 4 inch swimbait on a 3/8 oz. jighead, and a five inch flutter spoon. They…
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September 14, 16, and 17, 2017

I guided anglers on Swanson and Red Willow Reservoir. We caught good numbers of white bass, nice wipers, channel catfish, a few nice crappies and largemouth bass, and a nice northern pike. They were caught on Carolina Rigs using gizzard shad, 3/4 oz. Lytle's Secret Tail Spinners, 3/4 oz. jigging spoons, 3/4 and 1 oz. bladebaits, and a 4 inch…
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