Tyler's group from Waynesburg , PA whacked the eyes on the same line as yesterday . 25 Walleyes ( 4 limits plus
1 ) boxed by days end one fish was 28 inches and 8.5 lbs . Another calm August Lake and what a beauty she was . Perfect sun tan weather and the Walleye blood on the boat ( from these two days ) will prove to be a tough scrub for the captain .
The down rigger with bomber long A's , Big Dipsey's with Renoskies , and board lines with 5 color lead cores tipped with Bagley's Bango's punched the tickets .The poor crew reeled in atleast 60 fresh water drum ; along with the Walleye and some others . They must have ate their spinach due to the fact everyone's forearms looked like popeye's at days end . Thanks for the great company and memories this week to all that were aboard .... It doesn't get ANY better than this : ) <>< <>< <><
Had to reschedule due to 5-8 foot waves & 40 MPH north winds .
Feeling humbled from the previous day's lack luster performance ; we headed to the exact same spot from the previous day and confirmed what the fish finder had found on Thursday . 23 Walleyes boxed by Tom , his son Zack ( from Philadelphia , PA ) , Dan , and James . 24 would have been boxed if my first mate knew how to use a click counter LOL . Great day with awesome company and an August "pancake" lake .
Connie & her crew from Pittsburgh , PA , Florida , & Texas had a fish fry with my mate Dan & I . Although the lake blew ( 4-8 foot waves )Wednesday we shared some stories & had an excellent time together . We rescheduled for 2012 . Thank you Oneida for breakfast ; I'm looking forward to putting you on some fish next season : ) .
John & Son , Nick , & Denny from Pittsburgh , PA had a great experience on a not so co-operative lake (3-5 foot waves) . We delayed our start until 9:30 AM to hit the perch first and miss the 5 foot waves lying in wait at the 40-06 line ( 8 miles out in Walleye Country ). We brought 50 perch and numerous freshwater drum to the boat in 3 hours . We decided the bite dried up and headed out to the Walleye picking grounds , The fish finder revealed many Walleye holding on the 40-06 line but unfortunately they had lock jaw ; only 4 were brought into the boat for the duration of our day . We did share so good stories , commradere , and some laughs along the way . The lightning storm from earlier in the morning had the bite shutdown and the wind mill in Conneaut , Ohio told the tale with broke blades from a lightning strike .
Fished an hour to get 2 Walleyes in our box and then the Erie triangle had it's way with us . A rough ride back under a furious lake : )
Kory & family from Youngstown , OH had a great day on Lake Erie Walleye trolling for deeply staged fish . 18 fish were brought into the boat by days end with the largest being over 9lbs . The day started out in 1-3ft waves and quickly diminished to a glass lake . Great company and good fishing .
As of late I have been on Lake Erie daily . Either for tournaments , charters , or fishing with friends.
8/2 Fished with my good friend Paul & family . We whacked 30 eyes by 11 AM out of Conneaut , OH .
8/5 Charter for Perch & Walleye with Wade Nestor & family . It was a treat to watch the boys in action smokin some Perch : ) We finished the day with 60 Perch and 11 nice football sized eyes .
8/6 First day of the EPSFA tourney with my buddy Capt. John Krasa & Tell No Tales Charters we boated 26 fish , 24 being Walleye , 2 steel head ( one weighing 11 lbs ) see video footage from tourney below . We weighed our largest 12 fish for the day with a total weight of 92.1 LBS and were in second place .
8/7 Day two of the EPSFA tourney we were humbled by the lake only bringing in 6 of the 12 fish needed to place high in the tourney and sealed the deal for a 19th place finish . We had an excellent crew that fished through the thunder storms and 6-8 foot waves . We could not locate actively feeding fish . Congratulations to team Wolfman and their $5000.00 + prize earnings .
8/8 Pete's group came aboard for some perch fishing . 100 perch boxed by 11:00am and then the bite shutdown . A nice cooler was had with plenty of jumbos .
8/9 My Virginia and Bridgeville , PA group took a Walleye charter out of Walnut Access , PA in tough conditions we had 5 Walleyes boxed two of which weighed in at a hefty 10lb4 ounces and 8lb 2 ounces . Not the quantity we were looking for but we got a couple of beasts . The lake was pushing 4-6 foot waves by days end and made for a rough ride back to dock .
Tight Lines Capt . Don