Good season for bass in Wisconsin

John from Milwaukee, WI went on several fishing trips this season. He was fishing mainly for bass, and his favorite lures this year were frogs.

 

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Big largemouth bass caught on a frog lure, in Michigan Upper Peninsula

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17 inch bucket mouth bass

17 inch bucketmouth

 

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Another largemouth bass caught on a frog in Fox River, WI

 

John caught some other fish as well, such as this nice longear sunfish –

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Longear sunfish

 

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Nice perch

 

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First crappie of the season

Great bass season for Michael, in Upstate Ny and Cape Cod

Michael is a passionate ‘bass hunter’ whose favorite bassin method is top water lures. He prefers small lakes and ponds with abundant vegetation, where he goes mainly after largemouth bass.

This summer was very good for Michael in his numerous fishing trips in eastern Upstate New York, Western Massachusetts, and Cape Cod.

Here are some pictures he shot from the cockpit of his W500 –

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17″ 4 lbs largemouth bass caught in Rudd Pond, NY

 

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Calico bass

 

 

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This beauty was caught in Cape Cod

 

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22 inch bass from a pond in Cape Cod

 

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And this is a bass fishing movie from Sutherland Pond, Upstate NY:

 

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Cool summer but good fishing in Upstate NY

This summer has been rather cool and windy in the Northeast, but the low temperatures did not present any problem to the bass themselves.

Here are some pictures of chunky bass and trout that Clint caught in Upstate New York, standing in his Wavewalk 500 –

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And here is Nioca, Clint’s wife, showing a 5.5 largemouth bass she caught while fishing in tandem with him:

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New video, showing offshore motor kayak or microskiff?

In colder regions, motorboats outnumber kayaks buy a higher ratio than they do in warmer climates. Why is that? It’s because anglers in colder regions are naturally more reluctant to expose themselves to the elements in kayaks than they would be had the climate been warmer.

This new video shows the Wavewalk 570 INF 20-15 being deliberately driven in waves at high speed (high for such a small, lightweight craft, that is). Assuming it’s used in a normal way, that is cautiously, this new boat seems to bridge the gap between a motorized kayak and a microskiff, while keeping the advantages of both and offering some more:

The new, extra-buoyant side flotation works better in helping to prevent this boat from flipping, and in keeping it afloat in case it capsized.
The new spray shield stops most of the spray coming from the bow for entering the cockpit.

The video was shot at Horseneck beach, in Westport, Massachusetts.