2023 Fishing Trips Reports


5/27/23 Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip

Three fishermen mostly enjoyed the scenery on Lake Stillhouse Hollow on a mostly-cloudy day.  Paul Irvin led the way with two bass – one caught on a Fluke and the other caught on a Brush Hog (creature bait).  Randy Rowley caught a bass on a Fluke and had another one on its way to the boat (on the same Fluke) when it got off the hook.  Jim McGee didn’t get a hit.  The group saw only one other fisherman boat a bass.

4/22/23 Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip

Three fishermen had a good time on Lake Somerville on a mostly sunny and windy day.  Russ Gibbs led the way with seven white bass.  Steven Babin caught three white bass, a channel catfish, and a gasper goo.  Randy Rowley caught only two white bass (he didn’t bring a light spinning reel – just his baitcasters).  They caught all but the goo in trees/bushes and all but the goo on minnows (the goo hit an inline spinner).  Russ also caught the biggest fish – a 16 1/2″ white bass.  No seagulls were hitting schools of minnows.  They found a school of largemouth bass at the back of a cove that were actively chasing bait fish, but Randy couldn’t get his boat within casting range of most of them, although Russ hit one on the head.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t interested in his lure.

2/20/23 Self-chartered Freshwater Fishing Trip

Four fishermen mostly enjoyed the scenery on Lake Decker on a sunny day.  Russ Gibbs caught the only fish – a 16 1/2″ largemouth bass on a crappie jig (as we were jigging for crappie).  Jim McGee had a smaller largemouth bass on at the same place on a Bettlespin, but it got off about six feet from the boat.  Hunter and Randy Rowley didn’t get a hit.  The group didn’t see anyone else boat a fish.

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