Tag: fishing report

Sharon Woods Bass Series On June 10, Great Parks hosted its third Bass Series tournament of the year at Sharon Woods. We had good weather and a full field of 24 boats in the tournament. After a slow start of getting through the vegetation, we ended with a few good bags of fish. Most fishermen […]

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Early Bass Bite With such a mild winter so far, Great Parks’ lakes have been consistently ice-free. When the 50 and 60 degree weather hits, anglers have been making it count at Campbell Lakes Preserve. The recent warm temperatures had the big fish active. Cole Frondorf from Westwood caught a 21.5 inch large-mouth bass with […]

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Just in time for midnight catfishing! More than 435 pounds of shovelhead catfish were stocked on Wednesday, May 27, at Miami Whitewater Forest Lake. There were 38 catfish stocked that varied in weight between 8 and 20 pounds. Every Saturday now through Labor Day weekend, the Miami Whitewater Forest boathouse is open until midnight for […]

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August is traditionally a pretty tough month for fishing. Both water and dissolved oxygen levels tend to be low. Bait fish are plentiful, which are tough to compete with. Plus, the fish have had a lot of pressure from anglers throughout the spring and summer. So how do you find success? This is not the […]

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Snow to Start off Spring Mother Nature has not been cooperating for the start of spring fishing. It’s hard to believe that this time last year, it was about 80 degrees and sunny. This year the snow is still falling and the water temperature is still around 40 degrees. Due to the weather, we aren’t […]

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Monster Catfish at Miami Whitewater Forest On April 18, Erik Frondorf used bluegill to catch a giant 38-pound blue catfish. Congratulations! Sharon Woods Bass League The first tournament of the Sharon Woods Bass League was on April 17. We had 15 teams go out to test their skills, gear and luck. The winners, Brian Short […]

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