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Do you ever think about water clarity? Other than when you pull up to the lake and notice, wow, the water sure is muddy today from all the recent rains.
Keith Bryan said he is still in shock after catching 10.48-pound spotted bass during a pro-am tournament on New Melones Lake in central California on Feb. 22. But it wasn’t until March 10 that Bryan found out he will likely be the holder of a new IGFA world record.
For many years, I was in the ranks of most other anglers that thought that the best time to fish was in the early morning or early evening. The bass experts (and there are many) told us that bass only feed twice a day, during those advertised times.
I have been fishing ever since I can remember. One of my first memories is of me bluegill fishing with my father at a local pond. We crushed the fish that day and since then it has been hard to pry a rod from my hand.
Soon the ice will be melting and open water will be just a boat ramp away. On Lake Erie, this means pre-spawn walleye will be roaming the flats.
Early spring freshwater fishing around most parts—and the parts where I live—is often cold, wet, misty, rainy, even sleety.