Archive for the ‘Baitcasting Reels’ Category

Central Oklahoma Fishing Report

April 16, 2011 11:38 am
posted by Terry

Arcadia: April 11. Elevation below normal, water 62. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits. White bass good on light colored 2-inch grubs. Channel catfish good on cut shad. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2 ft. along rocks. Report submitted by Tim Campbell, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Hefner: April 12. Elevation below normal, water 58-65 and clear. Largemouth bass good on jigs and crankbaits at 2-6 ft. around shallow structure. Smallmouth bass fair on crankbaits and jigs at 2-8 ft. around shallow structure. White bass good on sassy shad and crankbaits at 2-10 ft. along rocky banks. Channel catfish good on cut bait and stinkbait at 10-20 ft. along the dam. Flathead catfish good on cut bait at 15-20 ft. along the dam. Crappie good on jigs at 4-12 ft. along the dam moving to shallow water. Walleye good on crankbaits, jerk baits, sassy shad and grubs at 2-6 ft. along the rocks at the dam late. Report submitted by Lucky Lure Tackle.

Overholser: April 10. Elevation 5 1/2 ft. below normal, water 66-68 and murky. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair to good on minnows and jigs along the west side rocks and around the docks. Channel catfish fair on chicken liver and worms. Crappie slow to fair. Report submitted by Joey Rushing, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County.

Thunderbird: April 10. Elevation 3 ft. below normal, water murky. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 6 ft. on structure. Saugeye good on jigs, medium-diving crankbaits and earthworms at 6-8 ft. off points. White bass good on jigs, small spinnerbaits and minnows in the river. Largemouth bass fair on plastic worms and spinnerbaits in coves with structure. Report submitted by Tony Woodruff, game warden stationed in Cleveland County.

Wes Watkins: April 11. Elevation 4 1/2 ft. below normal, water 68 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and plastic worms. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 4-6 ft. Report submitted by Mike France, game warden stationed in Pottawatomie County.

Reported by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Did you like this? Share it:

Northeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report Part 2

April 15, 2011 10:33 am
posted by Terry

Kaw: April 10. Elevation below normal. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 1-3 ft. up the creeks feeding the lake. White bass good on jigs and jigs with spinnerbaits in the Arkansas River. Catfish fair on shad in the main lake and below the dam. Paddlefish slow below the dam. Report submitted by David Rempe, game warden stationed in Grant and Kay counties.

Keystone: April 11. Water 58. Blue catfish good on cut bait. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: April 11. Elevation normal, water 43 and murky. White bass slow on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie slow on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-3 ft. all along the river. Trout good fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Oologah: April 10. Elevation normal, water upper 50s to lower 60s and clear on the south end and murky on the north end. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 2-6 ft. along rocky shorelines. White bass fair on jigs in the Big Creek area and on the upper Verdigris River. Blue catfish fair on juglines baited with shad at 10-15 ft. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and rogue type crankbaits at 4-8 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: April 12. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water low 60s and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits along rocky shorelines. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on rattletraps and rooster tails along windy shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. over brush piles. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: April 11. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around brush piles. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: April 12. Elevation slightly below normal, water 57 and dingy. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Tenkiller: April 10. Elevation 2 1/3 ft. below normal and steady, water clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits and swim baits just inside of coves mid to upper end of lake. Crappie fair trolling in the upper end and fair on jigs in areas with stickups. White bass good trolling in the upper end and good on inline spinnerbaits and jigs. Report by Monte Brooks, Cookson Village Resort.

Webbers Falls: April 11. Elevation normal, water murky. Largemouth bass excellent on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and bill baits along riprap, creek channels and brush structure. Catfish good on fresh cut bait at 30 ft. Crappie good on minnows and jigs in purple and black along brush structure and bridges. Report submitted by Lark Wilson, game warden stationed in Muskogee County.

Report by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Did you like this? Share it:

Nine Reasons Why You Catch a Bass – Part 3

April 13, 2011 10:37 am
posted by Terry

On the seventh day of April my Abu Garcia fishing reel caught a bass because it was guarding its territory.

On the eighth day of April my Lew’s fishing reel caught a bass because it was trying to kill my musky jitterbug lure.

On the ninth day of April my Daiwa fishing reel caught a bass because the bass had never seen a lure.

Did you like this? Share it:

Nine Reasons Why You Catch a Bass – Part 2

April 12, 2011 11:32 am
posted by Terry

On the fourth day of April my Pflueger fishing reel caught a bass because it didn’t want the lure near its nest.

On the fifth day of April my Okuma fishing reel caught a bass because it was curious about the bait.

On the sixth day of April my Zebco fishing reel caught a bass because it was in a school and competing for food.

Did you like this? Share it:

Nine Reasons Why You Catch a Bass – Part 1

April 11, 2011 9:56 am
posted by Terry

On the first day of April my Abu Garcia fishing reel caught a bass because it was hungry.

On the second day of April my Lew’s fishing reel caught a bass because it wanted to pounce on the bait.

On the third day of April my Daiwa fishing reel caught a bass because it was angry and aggravated by all the constant casting.

Did you like this? Share it:

Northeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report Part 2

April 8, 2011 10:32 am
posted by Terry

Keystone: April 4. Water 56. Catfish good on cut bait at 17 ft. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 10 ft. Report submitted by Karlin Bailey, game warden stationed in Creek County.

Lower Illinois: April 4. Elevation below normal, water 43 and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits at 1-3 ft. in coves and weed beds all along the river. White bass fair on jigs and spinnerbaits at 1-3 ft. in coves and all along the river. Channel catfish good on cut bait on bottom all along the river. Crappie fair on jigs at 1-3 ft. in coves and all along the river. Trout excellent fly-fishing the surface, on rooster tails at 1-2 ft. and on Power Bait on bottom above Gore Landing. Report submitted by D. Tracy, Town of Gore.

Oologah: April 3. Elevation normal, water upper 50s and clear on the south end and muddy on the north end. Crappie fair on jigs in the Big Creek area, fair on jigs around the lake and on the upper Verdigris River, fair on minnows around brush piles, fair on minnows and jigs at 10-15 ft. around standing timber and fair on jigs below the dam. Striped fair on jigs in the Big Creek area, fair on jigs around the lake and on the upper Verdigris River and fair on jigs below the dam. Blue catfish fair on juglines baited with shad at 10-15 ft. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and Rogue type crankbaits at 4-8 ft. Report submitted by Brek Henry, game warden stationed in Rogers County.

Skiatook: April 4. Elevation 5 ft. below normal, water upper 50s and clear. Largemouth bass fair on crankbaits along rocky shorelines. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on rattletraps and rooster tails along windy shorelines. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 5-15 ft. over brush piles. Report submitted by Paul Welch, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Sooner: April 5. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on live shad and slabs in the lake. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Doug Gottschalk, game warden stationed in Noble County.

Spavinaw: April 6. Elevation slightly below normal, water 55 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around the dam area. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Reported from Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation 4/6/11

Did you like this? Share it:

Northeastern Oklahoma Fishing Report Part 1

April 7, 2011 8:27 am
posted by Terry

Birch: April 3. Elevation normal, water upper 50s and clear. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and cut bait. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at 8-12 ft. around structure. Report submitted by David Clay, game warden stationed in Osage County.

Carl Blackwell: April 4. Elevation 6 ft. below normal, water 58 and muddy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 8 ft. Saugeye fair trolling crankbaits. Catfish fair on cut bait. Report submitted by Jon Cunningham, game warden stationed in Payne County.

Copan: April 5. Elevation normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows at 8-12 ft. in the lake and at 4-6 ft. in the creeks feeding into the lake. Channel catfish fair on worms on bottom. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Eucha: April 6. Elevation 2 ft. below normal, water 57 and dingy. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs at 10-12 ft. around brush and structure. Largemouth bass fair on jerk baits and spinnerbaits. Catfish fair on limb lines and trotlines baited with cut shad. Report submitted by Dwight Moore, City of Tulsa.

Hudson: April 4. Elevation normal, water 50. Largemouth bass good on spinnerbaits and jerk baits. White bass fair to good on small lures and minnows. Crappie good at 3-6 ft. around brush piles. Paddlefish fair to good in the upper end. Report submitted by Steve Loveland, game warden stationed in Rogers and Mayes counties.

Hulah: April 5. Elevation normal, water clear. Crappie good on minnows at 6-10 ft. near structure. Report submitted by Joe Alexander, game warden stationed in Washington County.

Reported from Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Did you like this? Share it:

Shimano Reels The Baitcaster or Spinning Reel

April 6, 2011 11:52 am
posted by Terry

The Shimano fishing reel company offers several spinning reel models including Baitrunner, Sonora, Spheros, and Stradic models. No matter what a fisherman’s style is he will be able to find a Shimano baitcaster reel or spinning reel to fit all his needs. If his passion is baitcasting, he will find one of the Shimano’s Reels in the Calcutta model line fitting most of his needs, including a right hand or left hand option for bait casting.

The Stradic model spinning reels are very light weight lending themselves to the enhancement of small creek or a lake fishing experience. If the fisherman desires a low profile baitcasting reel for saltwater fishing, he should try the Curado Shimano Reel. Light weight but so smooth for casting in the sea. No matter what his choice, there is nothing but good fishing days ahead for him.

Did you like this? Share it:

Fishing Tip

April 5, 2011 10:49 am
posted by Terry

When it comes to fishing, every fisherman wants to get that big catch of the day. However, one must question exactly what the best way is to achieve the goal of getting a large catch. One way is with the use of a lure and a bait casting reel. The following are some ways that could be used to effective use the equipment mentioned.
A bait casting reel is the most important part of the pole because this is where all the work will take place to get the fish caught. At first it seems a little complicated to use a bait casting reel but with training it will become easier over time. The idea is that the angler needs to find the right lure and the right fishing line to use to maximize the potential for catching a fish. Since every angler is different, each angler should test the waters with all kinds of combinations until they find what works best for them.

Did you like this? Share it:

Crappie Fishing Reels

March 22, 2011 11:12 am
posted by Terry

Whether you are a beginner or experienced angler, you need a good reel for crappie fishing.  The spincast reel is a great choice for the beginning angler.  The Zebco company has a line of spincast reels that are budget friendly and easy to use.

Although spincast reels are the easiest to use, most experienced anglers prefer spinning or baitcasting reels.  The Daiwa company offers quality reels that will please any angler’s heart.  Learning to use these reels however, takes a little extra practice.  Fishing for crappie can be enjoyable experience if the angler has choosen the right reel.  Happy Crappie Fishing!

Did you like this? Share it:

Recent Comments

    Fishing

    Contact Us
    8901 Marmora Road Glasgow,
    D04 89GR
    Freephone:       +1 800 559 6580
    E-mail:info@companyname.com