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Thursday was the first day of spring…at least according to the calendar. Morning temperatures this week have hovered around 18 degrees, and surface water temperatures at Miami Whitewater Forest Lake are struggling to reach 40 degrees. Panfish Cup at Miami Whitewater Forest I always teach that cold weather is harder on fishermen than it is […]

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Well, March has come in like a lion…bummer! For those of us that cannot wait to get on the water, that is pretty terrible news. As of today, we still have more than six inches of ice on the lake at Miami Whitewater Forest. That news pretty much dooms opening day at Miami Whitewater Forest […]

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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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Dogwood Trees and Crappie? The golden rule of most crappie fisherman is “when the dogwood trees are blooming, the crappies are biting”. The sighting of blooming dogwoods means the crappies are on beds. If you look outside, you can see the sight of dogwood flowers, and if you come to Miami Whitewater Forest Lake, you […]

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Sharon Woods Bass League Team Penderski won the May 8 Bass Fishing League tournament with a huge limit of 14.29 pounds! They also had the big fish of the evening with a 4.35 pound bass. As long as Curtis Pendergrass and Jody Andrzejewski (Team Penderski) catch a keeper on Wednesday’s tournament, they will bring home […]

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