Category Archives: 2017

Thinking Fishing, Eyeing Irma

The approach of a terrible storm seems to have everyone’s mind scrambled. Understandable, considering the combination of Irma’s intensity and a path that suggests she is determined to visit us full of bad intent. If things go well, the most … Continue reading

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Out-of-Place Fish, High Water, and River Shrimp

In our closest gulf waters, snook are no longer rare catches.  Out deeper, mahi mahi catches no longer raise eyebrows.  Just a few years ago, finding red snapper required a run offshore to at least 65 feet of water.  Now, … Continue reading

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Summertime Speckled Perch Great — Gulf Grouper Scarce

The hottest part of summer and good Newnan’s Lake speckled perch fishing do not often go hand-in-hand.  This week, though, the speck stories came in steadily. Tracy Smith launched onto Newnan’s early last Friday.  Along with his dog, Jake, the … Continue reading

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Plenty of Good Hot-Weather Choices

Water has begun to recede a bit on some nearby lakes that, for almost three months, had only risen. All of the new water has put pretty much every public lake and pond back on the table for area anglers, … Continue reading

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Dog Days Fish-Catching

Activated by big rains and new water, the summertime speckled perch bite remains unseasonably good on Newnan’s Lake. Saturday, Brian Roe launched at daylight and headed to one of his favorite offshore areas where he put out crappie jigs in … Continue reading

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