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Fishing Trip Photos: 2014
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2014 Fishing Trip Photos
Tom’s catch of 30 crappie on Lake Shelbyville on 11/12/14.
Tom Pliura fishing in a full-length custom made buffalo coat on 11/12/14 on Lake Shelbyville….. it was cold!!!
Kirk Lindstrom and friends showing off their 4-man limit of crappie on 11/10/14 from Lake Shelbyville.
Mike Tromp and friend showing off their 3-man 45 fish limit of crappie all caught by 9:30a on Shelbyville on 11/09/14.
7 yr old Conner Martin, showing off a 13 inch crappie that he caught on Lake Shelbyville on 11/08/14.
Tom Pliura showing off this catch of crappie from Kentucky Lake on 11/04/14.
Chris Burns hefting that stringer of crappie by himself on 11/03/14.
Chris Burns and his friend holding up a huge stringer of crappie, 10 over 14 inches, on Kentucky Lake on 11/03/14.
Steve Welch holding up a 15.5″ crappie caught on Kentucky Lake on 11/02/14.
Lyle showing off 4 of the huge crappie caught on their trip on Kentucky Lake on 11/01/14.
Lyle Gingerich, out on Kentucky Lake, holding up 2-14 inch crappie that he caught along with is dad, Ivan, and Matt Rocke on11/01/14.
Renee and Ronald Brown holding up 4-14 inch crappie on 10/30/14.
Randy and Rusty Milton showing off the 3-14 inch crappie caught on their trip on Kentucky Lake with Lake Shelbyville Guide on 10/26/14.
Dave, friend of Chuck Donnigan, showing off the 15 & 14-inch crappie caught on 10/24/14.
Chuck Donnigan holding up 2-14 inch crappie that he caught on 10/24/14.
holding up 3-14 inch and 1-15inch crappie on 10/24/14.
Steve Welch, Lake Shelbyville Guide, holding up a 15 inch crappie caught on Kentucky Lake on 10/23/14.
Steve Welch and Chuck Donnigan holding up 3 crappie over 14 inches caught on Kentucky Lake on 10/23/14.
Jessie Johnson holding up a 14 1/2 inch crappie that she caught on Kentucky Lake with Lake Shelbyville Guide, Steve Welch, on 10/22/14.
Frank Llano and friends Dave and Jim with 60 crappie caught on 10/02/14.
Larry Spinka and his wife with their mess of 45 crappie caught on Shelbyville on 09/29/14.
Jim Craig with his dad and son-in-law acting surprised that they caught 60 crappie on 09/27/14.
Dean Hulcher and his friend with a 3-man limit of crappie and some white bass on 09/24/14.
Danny Michalec and crew showing off their mess of Shelbyville crappie caught on 09/22/14.
Day 2 with Steve Glazik and crew and another 4-man, 60 fish limit of crappie caught on 09/19/14.
Steve Glazik and friends showing off their 60 fish crappie limit on 09/18/14.
Jim Lewandowski and friends posing with a four man 60 fish limit of crappie caught on 09/13/14.
Larry Katkus and friends showing off their 4-man, 60 fish crappie limit caught on Shelbyville on 09/08/14.
Gary Kubick…resident Turtleman on Lake Shelbyville, hamming it up with my client’s 4-man limit of crappie 09/08/14.
Kurt Stirling with friends Tim and Ben showing off a 4-man, 60 fish limit of crappie and some white bass on 09/05/14.
Karen Waltrip, holding up a 12 inch crappie caught on Shelbyville on 09/04/14.
Lauren, girlfriend of Kevin Ryan, holding up a 10lb Channel Cat(she caught) and 45 crappie on the ground, on 09/01/14.
Jason Frerich, his father-in-law and brother-in-law with 4 limits of crappie that were caught on 08/31/14 on Shelbyville.
Dorian Lofton holding up 1 of the 30lb buffalo they caught on 08/23/14.
The livewell is a little overloaded!!!!
Doug & Debra, friends of Ed Blunier, hefting a stringer of 60 crappie caught on 08/14/14.
Dan Graham and friend with a 3-man limit of crappie caught on Shelbyville on 08/10/14.
A friend of Jason Frerich, and his son holding up 4 of the many crappie they caught on 08/08/14.
Tyler McKinney his brother Matt and their friend Scott Brown with a 60 fish, 4-man limit of crappie on 08/03/14.
Friends Lee, Rich and Dorian Lofton with their 4-man 60 fish limit of crappie caught in 90 min. on 08/02/14.
Laryssa and her brother “Bone” holding up their stringer of 45 crappie 08/01/14.
Laryssa Hamm holding up her 30lb buffalo caught on 08/01/14.
Mark Dixon and grandson Caden with their mess of fish caught during their trip on Shelbyville on 07/24/14.
Caden, grandson of Mark Dixon, holding up a 4 lb largemouth bass that he caught 07/24/14.
Mark Dixon showing of the “big” one he caught on 07/24/14.
John & Mark Newton with a 3-man stringer of crappie caught by 9:30a on 07/22/14.
Zach DeHart holding up a 12 1/2 inch crappie on 07/18/14.
One of Jane Gunder’s grandson holding a 15lb buffalo that he caught…
…and her other grandson holding up a 30 lb buffalo that he caught on 07/07/14.
Ben Hertz, grandson of Joel Hertz, with a 14 3/4 inch crappie caught on Shelbyville on 07/08/14.
Keith Noble, Grant Noble and friend Josh with close to a 4-man limit of crappie caught on 07/02/14.
Tony Holloway with a 30+ lb buffalo caught on 06/25/14.
Jim Craig and friends with a 4-man limit of crappie caught on Shelbyville on 06/22/14.
Dennis Skillestad & friend Kelly holding up a 12, 13 & 14 inch crappie as well as the rest of their catch on 06/19/14.
Scott Buckley and daughter Lauren with a large mouth bass caught on 06/15/14.
Lester Helms and his son Ted & daughter-in-law Sue (not pictured) holding up a 4-man limit of crappie on 06/13/14.
Greg Sanders and his dad with their catch of crappie on 06/12/14.
Dominic and Dominic Fontana Jr holding up a stringer of crappie and walleye that were caught on 06/06/14.
Steve Welch, Bob Dewey and his friend Steve holding up their mess of crappie and walleye on 06/07/14.
Steve Welch holding a 25-inch walleye that he caught on 06/06/14.
Brett Giauerone holding a 4lb large mouth bass that he caught on 06/05/14.
My 1st mate, Kierra Findlay, looking like a drowned rat, holding up a 13 inch crappie that she caught on 06/04/14.
Nathan & Aaron Smith & a friend holding 4 of the walleye/sauger that were caught on 06/03/14.
Aaron Smith holding a 28 inch walleye caught 06/03/14.
Sarah, Brian & Adam Vogues with their catch of walleye and crappie on 06/01/014.
Kirt Stirling and his grandsons with 40 crappie, a couple of white bass and 20 walleye/sauger caught pulling spinners on 05/31/14.
Mike McColez with some crappie and a 2-man limit of walleye/sauger that were caught in less than hours on 05/30/14.
Joan & Andy Zocher with almost a triple limit of walleye/sauger(only 5 short) and 22 crappie caught on 05/29/14.
Mike Mohler and friend J.J. with some of the walleye/sauger they caught on 05/27/14.
Jim Samolitis and Mark Cambell with a nice stringer of walleye/sauger caught on Memorial day on Shelbyville.
Dominic Fontana & Jeff Waymoth with a stringer of 45 crappie, 6 walleye/sauger and a channel cat all caught on 05/21/14.
Preston & Cade McGowan with a nice stringer of crappie caught on 05/18/14.
John Pinion and crew with a stringer of 89 crappie –1 a 2lb bruiser–and some white bass on 05/11/14.
Mike Rumler, Stan Shaw and Don Deford with a mess of crappie and walleye on 05/10/14.
Dave, Kierra and Brian Findlay with their stringer of crappie caught on Shelbyville on 05/09/14.
5 yr old Kierra Findlay, daughter of Brian Findlay, holding up a 12 inch crappie that she caught on 05/09/14.
Dorian Lofton’s dad showing off their mess of crappie caught on 05/03/14.
Dorian Lofton and 3 of the big crappie caught on 05/03/14.
Jeff Paulissen and his friend Dave with their crappie on 05/01/14.
Robert Barisch & his dad showing off their catch on 04/30/14.
Jim and Jim Cousin Jr with 4 of the big crappie caught on their trip on 04/29/14.
Andrew Jr and Andrew Soltis with their crappie catch on 04/28/14.
James Bond, son of Tim Bond, with a nice mess of crappie and white bass on 04/27/14.
Gary Sperry and friends Dave & Tony with a 4-man 60 fish stringer of crappie caught by 10:30a on 04/25/14.
Dean Fox and Walt Davis with their catch on 04/24/14.
Dean Fox with 2 of the nice crappie that were caught on 04/21/14.
Gary Sperry and friend Mike with 4 of the many crappie they caught on 04/20/14
Roger, Josh & Keith Hoffman with a 4-man 60 fish limit of crappie caught on Shelbyville all before noon on 04/17/14.
Steve Welch and a 50lb+ flathead catfish caught on a crappie rod and 8lb test on 04/02/14.
Brian Findlay, who went on a trip with his dad, caught a pair of 14 inch crappie on 03/28/14.
Ivan Gingerich holding up a 15 1/2 crappie on 03/19/14.
Everett Baines & Ken Wilson and their stringer of crappie on 03/15/14.
Everett Baines holding a 14 & 15-inch crappie caught on 03/15/14.
Bob Foran and his friend JC with a stringer of crappie caught on Kentucky Lake on 03/13/14.
Jim Champlain holding up a 15 1/2 inch crappie caught on 03/11/14.
Chuck Buban and Jim Champlain with a stringer of big crappie caught on 03/10/14.
Steve Welch holding up a 15 3/4 inch crappie caught on 03/10/14 on Kentucky Lake.
Friend of Rod Collins holding up a 14 inch & a 15 inch crappie caught on Kentucky Lake on 03/08/14.
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