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The Blue Moon is tomorrow night and Saturday
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Shellcracker lakes that seem to be HOT right now
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World Record Redear Sunfish 2021

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Our Barkley Lake trip

First a little history and then I'll tell you what worked so well for us. I've been looking for a trophy redear fishery to take my family to for quite some time and Barkley Lake's fairly close to where we live at 190 miles. I booked the trip way back in January and have been chomping at the bit to get down there. As the day approached for us to leave, I was wondering if the high water they were having would ruin our trip, not to mention weather being on the cool side. I knew monster redear…

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At 2:35pm on June 25, 2011, Jeffrey D. Abney said…
Thanks for the comments Troy. I have a hard time targeting the Big Shells when the Coppernose are busting up shallow. The fight on light tackle is awesome! I get down to the Francis-Marion lakes in S.C. when I want to concentrate on nice Shellcrackers. Although it sounds inviting to back into a shady spot and put some red wigglers on the bottom. Good luck to you up in Indiana Troy.
At 8:29am on November 18, 2010, Jim Gronaw said…
Troy...Richmond Mill is owned and operated by the King Fisher Society and offers a variety of hunting and fishing packages. The lake was drained and rebuilt back in 2000 and they installed a food supplement system with the help of Bob Lusk ( on this site). It was refilled and stocked in 2005 and there are a few shellcrackers in there but I have caught none. For more info check their website at kingfishersociety.com.
At 10:52pm on March 12, 2010, Dalisay said…
well well I hope you are the One! I hope you remember me cuz i still remember ya But dont give me wrong I just Like to know what its going on in your life and share my Happines with you if you want to be in touch!!, I have facebook you can find me Under my name Dalisay Picache!!! or my Email is dalisay30@yahoo.com
At 9:14am on March 9, 2010, Ed Harmon said…
The Temp. in southern Michigan was about 28 when I was fishing this morn. Now its about 45 and they say rain tonight. My ice fishing days are no. I was fishing in about 12' of water.
At 12:13pm on February 19, 2010, Ed Harmon said…
Caught these redears on a public lake about 85 arces in size. I had two mounted and have three more that is being mounted so I will have a 5 fish stringer. Its the first redears I have ever caught that was over 11". Not sure whats up but I sure am haven fun.
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