If the measure of the success on a fishing trip is the number of fish caught, the past two days on Skiatook don’t rate very high. Two days of fishing hard and running all over the lake yielded one Hybrid. I’ve contacted my clients for the next few days and asked them to consider rescheduling…

 

The Hybrid bite just never materialized on Wednesday. We ran all over the lake looking for active fish, but we never found them. It turned out that my clients wanted Blues more than Hybrids anyway so that was a good thing. We ended up cleaning 20 Blues and one lonely Hybrid.

 

We had both boats out on Tuesday for a big family outing. We’ve been having trouble getting this scheduled but finally got out on the water. I wish we would have caught more fish but it’s that time of year.

 

I’m always excited to get to meet new clients bringing kids on the boat. we had a blast on Monday morning and caught a good mess of fish. We got on the water early and had our first fish within minutes. The bite was a little slower than it’s been but we had a good…

 

We got a very early start this morning and could not find anything for the first four stops. When we hit number five it was “Game On”. Fish were coming over the rail on live bait and cut bait cast out away from the boat. That lasted for a couple of hours. We made one…

 

Friday morning was beautiful, and a great day to be on Skiatook Lake. We had to look around a bit for the active feeders. The first few stops yielded a few fish. The numbers weren’t there but the quality sure was. At 10:30 we only had 4 fish in the box. The next spot was…

 

I finally got all the new rods and reels set up. Quantum Iron Baitcasters on 7′ Accurist medium action rods. Quantum Smoke “Speed Freak” spinning reels on Accurist 7′ medium action rods. Awesome setups. They look good on the rail, but they look even better bent.