Category Archives: Fishing Reports

Lake Lanier May 6-8-2014

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I spent 2 days last week on Lake Lanier and one day on Lake Hartwell with long time friend Tim White.  The pictures above are a few of the 80 or more that Tim White and I caught using a Rapala Skitter Walk www.rapala.com  and Rapala Dt6’s in a couple of colors in those 3 days. Tim and I both use Sufix mono and braid as well. www.sufix.com The Spots ran bigger on Lanier than Lake Hartwell but was a lot of fun none the less. . Great 3 days with a good friend. Rick McFerrin

Tim’s Ford 5-1-2014

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3rd and final day with Joe and Gary and in 3 days we have had 2 days of tornado’s, lightening, high winds and today  the 3rd was blue bird cold front sky’s. We caught everything on the exact same baits as the other 2 days,  Pumpkin 3 1/2 inch Trigger X Flappin Bug or a  Pumpkin 4 inch Trigger X Swimming Grub www.triggerx.com   6 or 8lb test Sufix Mono www.sufix.com  And All Pro APX 7′ med and m/h Rods www.allprorods.com . We caught and released 15 today.  …. Rick McFerrin www.tennesseebassguides.com

Tim’s Ford 4-30-2014

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2nd day with Joe and Gary and the 2nd day of unsettled weather. We caught a lot of smaller fish today all on either a Pumpkin 3 1/2 inch Trigger X Flappin Bug or a  Pumpkin 4 inch Trigger X Swimming Grub www.triggerx.com   6 or 8lb test Sufix Mono www.sufix.com  And All Pro APX 7′ med and m/h Rods www.allprorods.com . If we had caught everything we had on we would have had a 40 fish day. Most of the one’s we boated were barely stuck….just a very lite bite. 3rd and last day today….I will give you the results tonight. Rick McFerrin www.tennesseebassguides.com

Tims Ford 4-29-2014

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I fished with Joe and Gary today on Tim’s and we had a great day. We caught and released 15 Smallmouth and 1 Largemouth. We also lost 5 or 6 fish as well that we didn’t see. All our fish was caught on either a Pumpkin 3 1/2 inch Trigger X Flappin Bug or a  Pumpkin 4 inch Trigger X Swimming Grub www.triggerx.com   6 or 8lb test Sufix Mono www.sufix.com  And All Pro APX 7′ med and m/h Rods www.allprorods.com . Water is rising and mid to high 60 degrees. We are going to fish 2 more days and will update you every night. Thanks for visiting my site Rick McFerrin www.tennesseebassguides.com

Tim’s Ford 4-23-2014

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I had a good day on Tim’s today I caught and released 15 Smallmouth a 2 Largemouth all caught on the 2 baits in middle picture on the top row.  I started out catching them on the 4 inch Trigger X Pumpkin Flappin Bug rigged on a 1/4 ounce  VMC  Rugby jig. The Rugby Jig is designed for Rocky bottoms and the have a side to side rolling action as you ease them along.  The Flappin Bug has 4 small arms that quiver when you raise and lower the bait plus the claws will rise up and straighten out as well. The Smallies hammered this rig.  will   When they slowed down on the bug I caught the rest on a 6 inch Pumpkin Trigger X Buzz Tail Worm rigged weightless on a VMC 2/0 hook www.triggerx.com www.vmchook.com I fished the Buzz Tail more like a floating worm. You can’t see it in the picture but the tail of this worm can be used as a paddle tail or there is a small slit that can be cut very easily and the tail becomes a Buzz Tail that put out a tremendous turbulence. The Smallies like it big time. 8lb Test Sufix mono www.sufix.com and a 7′ m/h All Pro APX Rod www.allprorods.com  Rick McFerrin www.tennesseebassguides.com