Availability for 2024

These are the dates that I still have available: Shelbyville - Crappie/White Bass combo trips July 23,24,26,30,31 August - 1,2,5-9,13-19,21-29 September - 1-6,8,10-14,18,19,21,23-28,30 October 1-5,7-11,13-18,20-25,27-31 November 1-7 November 12,13 Crappie on Kentucky Lake **If these dates are filled I will add the week before.** Kentucky Lake Fall Trips I know it is plenty early but I am going back down to Kentucky Lake (Big Sandy) and guiding from November 10th-17th. I need to start getting the word out as I need at least a weeks worth to go that far. If you haven’t been with me down there it is [...]

By |2024-07-18T09:34:10-05:00December 9, 2023|Fishing Trips|

Winter Show Schedule

Rockford Il. Boat, Vacation and Fishing Show February 2,3,4 Booth and Seminars Tinley Park Il. Tinley Travel & Outdoor Expo February 16,17,18 Sullivan Il. VFW Crappiefest March 9

By |2024-01-31T06:49:39-06:00December 9, 2023|Fishing Trips|

Kentucky Lake Reminder

Spring will be here before you know it and those great Kentucky Lake Crappie spawn trips will be gone. Last year I took Lee Sharp down and went right to a shallow laydown in four-feet of water. Our first six fish were all blackened up males with spawn colors over 14in. long. He was hooked on Kentucky Lake from then on and jumps at it every time I say let's go. Their water temps run about ten degrees or more warmer than Shelbyville in the spring so I get a three to four week jump on the spawn. Love starting [...]

By |2024-01-31T06:52:25-06:00November 30, 2023|Crappie Fishing, Fishing Trips|

Winter Show Schedule

I will be in attendance at the following winter fishing shows in 2024. Collinsville Il. Let's Go Fishing Show January 5,6,7. Booth and Seminars Lawrenceburg Indiana, Tri-State Outdoor Show January 13,14. Booth and Seminars Effingham, Il. Lake Sara Open House January 17. Seminar Schaumburg Il. ChicagoLand Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo January 25,26,27,28. Booth and Seminars Tinley Park Il. Tinley Travel & Outdoor Expo February 16,17,18 Sullivan Il. VFW Crappiefest March 9

By |2023-12-09T18:57:53-06:00November 27, 2023|Fishing Report, Fishing Trips|

Fishing Trip Date Availability as of December 10, 2023

I am full for the remainder of 2023 unless December is warm enough to get in a couple of trips. I will be on Kentucky Lake most of November. Give me a call at 217-840-1221. These are my plans for 2024 since I am back guiding full-time. I will be in attendance at the Collinsville Show, Schaumburg Show, Tinley Park Show but I would nail these down beforehand as I book a bunch of trips with these shows. Ice-Out Deep Crappie Shelbyville March 17-29 Kentucky Lake Pre=spawn-spawn crappie April 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,11 Shelbyille Lake Pre-spawn-spawn crappie April 18-30, May 1,2,4,6-14 Shelbyville walleye/white [...]

By |2023-12-09T17:27:28-06:00May 28, 2021|Fishing Trips|
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