backdoc shared a photo. 2 months ago

"I will always fish, no matter what happens". I used to say that. I was handed something that caused me to change my tune about that statement. I... Show more

liquidaddicted Hey Mike, Sorry for what you guys are dealing with. You have our prayers and best wishes. Man if you can make it out mid Sept you know there's always a spot for you on my boat...As long as it's still running by then LOL 1 month ago
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Dr. Unk Just a lurker here, but hope all is well with your daughter. 1 month ago
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backdoc Thanks for the prayers and support. Thanks Tyler, not sure I remember how to cast at this point. 1 month ago
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mer47 We all send our prayers to your family for your daughters speedy recovery 1 month ago
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More rain coming. I am having withdrawal.

ward3342 I know the feeling. I was planning on being off and going after rock. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Well if its any consolation I drover the dam at about 4 pm and they had ZERO spill gates open and the river was still stained but fishable... 5 months ago
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mer47 Well let's hope the heavier rain stays south so we don't have to go through this again 5 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 6 months ago

It is all fun and games until you close the rear sliding window of the Tundra on your brother in laws Loomis IMX rod.

Flyrob Ouch!!! 6 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 6 months ago

Here is a picture of one of the many hickories that we landed. Seem to want white twisters. Tried my go to shad jigs and used shad darts in... Show more

mike o There were a lot of small white perch in Deer creek last Thursday 6 months ago
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Flyrob Weird that they wanted white with all the dirty water??? 6 months ago
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backdoc It was 2-3 feet of visibility. It was stained but nice and fishy looking. 6 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 6 months ago

My brother in law came down for Easter and he wanted to try kayak fishing for the first time. Bob is an accomplished angler so it was easy... Show more

mudpuppy Golden Striper .... 6 months ago
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Flyrob haha yep we got one on the troll last year! 6 months ago
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125K CFS. 3 spills. Getting better.

mudpuppy 80K and 0 spills would be better... But we gotta take it as it comes. 6 months ago
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Cold

Flyrob Actually saw a guy fishing on the ock today.... brrrrrrrrr! 7 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 8 months ago

Is it April yet?

Shady If we keep having days in the 60s, the cows will come home next month! 8 months ago
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backdoc I should be ready. 8 months ago
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Flyrob Hope your right Shady. I remember a winter that was like this one in 2011 I think when I caught a cow on fly in late february...can't wait!!! 8 months ago
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mudpuppy Yep, almost like Christmas being just around the corner As soon as the water temp hits 45* I'll be there. 8 months ago
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patch.com/maryland/belair/conowingo-dam-closed-fre…

Conowingo Dam Temporarily Closed Thursday for Freezing Spray

Drivers between Cecil and Harford counties were briefly blocked from crossing the dam, the State Highway Administration advised.

Flyrob That's crazy it's 84 degrees here ? 10 months ago
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mer47 Can I be in your neck of the ( can't say woods, but water Rob) It was 12 deg here this morn, burrrrrr !!!!!!! 10 months ago
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Flyrob Sure marathon key Florida I'll post pix soon wind has been blowing here which has kept us inshore hoping for a spear fishing day tomorro 10 months ago
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www.dailyitem.com/news/local_news/bass-populations…

Bass populations increasing in Susquehanna River

HARRISBURG — The smallmouth bass populations in the Susquehanna and lower Juniata rivers are showing signs of improvement, according to information released by the Pennsylvania…

mudpuppy Good article...this is my backyard and can attest to the fact that more yoy are flying around and the adult fish seam to be quite healthy and are definitely getting more plentiful. Had an awesome summer wet wading the Harrisburg area. 10 months ago
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Flyrob Good news for us too as we get our water from up there 10 months ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 11 months ago

My brother in law and I made our annual trip to the Niagra to drift for steelhead and lake trout. The steelhead were late this year so we missed... Show more

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backdoc Rob, it is clear at times but never "clean". 11 months ago
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mer47 Those are beautiful lakers. That trip will be remembered for life 11 months ago
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mudpuppy Looks like a great trip and congrats on the catching. Quite an adventure for the little guy Greats pics...thanks for posting. 11 months ago
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liquidaddicted Awesome pics Mike! I'm sure he's hooked for life now 11 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 11 months ago

Got out for a beautiful evening on the river. Weather conditions were near perfect for this time of year. Paddling upriver to my favorite spots and I... Show more

mer47 Nice BD good you got into them, its certainly a blast to get them top side. 11 months ago
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Sparky1423 Nice job Mike! 11 months ago
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liquidaddicted It was great seeing you out there Mike, and glad you found them upstream! 11 months ago
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Flyrob Nice work Mike representin the Smackit!!! 11 months ago
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Maybe they will open a gate or two now.

mudpuppy Hope that doesn't muddy things up for you guys...still raining in Harrisburg and the river and creeks are way off color. I'm hoping (again) to make it down mid-week. 1 year ago
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Flyrob We'll keep an eye on it and report next week... 1 year ago
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mer47 Thanks Rob I was hoping to get down Monday. If they don't run any flood gates things might not get that dirty out on the flats 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Ditto.... 1 year ago
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backdoc shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 1 year ago

My brother in law came down from Pa. and wanted to try kayak fishing. Despite poor flow from the dam I still thought the river would be better for a... Show more

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mudpuppy Sounds like fun to me...nice pics & thanks for posting. Hard to beat top-water catching. 1 year ago
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Sparky1423 Well done!! 1 year ago
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Flyrob Thanks Mike looks like you got at least one nice smallmouth looks to be 17-18... no slouch! 1 year ago
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backdoc I didn't measure but I don't think it was that big. I would guess 15". 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

The Bush was good to me this morning. All topwater. Limited out in 40 minutes and then caught about 2 dozen more. Nothing big. Biggest was just over... Show more

backdoc Merrill, it was on but I cant find the big ones that you are on. 22-23" seems to be my max right now. It will only get better from here on out. 1 year ago
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Sparky1423 Nice Mike!! 1 year ago
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mudpuppy I'd be very happy with a limit like that Congrats on the catching.....Ward, sounds like we fish the same No Kill Zones...lol 1 year ago
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liquidaddicted Nice report Mike, loving all these fish! 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Had some time on Sunday so I checked my options and with the tide and wind I decided to put my kayak in at Ft. Armistead. The water was relatively... Show more

Flyrob See you there bro! 1 year ago
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backdoc The breaking fish were this size for the most part. 1 year ago
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Flyrob still loads of fun especially on light tackle! 1 year ago
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mer47 Hey BD its better then being on the barkolunger an doing nothing. Nice 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Patapsco. Structure. High tide. 1/2 ounce jig head, glitter alewife BKD. 15-27 feet. Lots of shorts. Off of the water by noon.

Flyrob Nice... Mike! 1 year ago
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mer47 WoW nice BD 1 year ago
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Flyrob Nice tee! 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Good job, thanks for the report. 1 year ago
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Got out very early Saturday morning trying to beat the heat. Jerry and I ran his bass boat out of Ft. Smallwood and jigged the Patapsco. Lots of... Show more

Flyrob Good report Mike... I think these are the only keepers I've heard come up in a few weeks! 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Nice catching...Sounds like you guys had a good day on the water. 1 year ago
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backdoc By 10 oclock it started to feel like work. It was hot. 1 year ago
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liquidaddicted Nice. Thanks for the report Mike! 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

I can't catch a break let alone a fish. I had a decent spring with a few nice stripers from the kayak. May was a rainy bust. I caught perch one day... Show more

Flyrob I'm back... how'd you do?? 1 year ago
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backdoc Due to more unforeseen circumstances Sunday was my only option and the generation schedule was awful. 1 year ago
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Flyrob Chin up bro... did you get the truck fixed? 1 year ago
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backdoc Yes, it is fixed. Less than I thought it would be. Just a lower ball joint and axle seal. 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

I got my oldest daughter out for her first kayak trip. I wanted to play it safe so we went to Broad Creek and enjoyed the calm water. The trip was... Show more

Flyrob Better hurry...with this heat the perch will be out-o-here soon ; )) 1 year ago
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Flyrob There is NO WAY I'm going near the river today or tomorrow. I'll give it a try on Tuesday and post the "perch report" 1 year ago
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Sparky1423 Great Job Mike, we will have to get the kids together for sure! 1 year ago
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mer47 Nice BD, that looks so calming. I agree Rob it's going to move everything along 1 year ago
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2016 "FISHZOO ULTIMATE ANGLER" WINNER

2016 Most Notable Catch Winner

 

 

Sparky takes the Steve Fogle Custom Rod and Shimano Sedona C3000 with his impressive 21 inch "doormat" Flounder.