Category: Fishing

Spot-Lock what is it and why should you have it

BY Chris Erwin For the last ten years, I have done an article on what outdoorsmen are putting on their wish list for Christmas. This year has been abnormal in so many ways I decided to do it a little differently. I might add I do not receive anything for reviewing products, including discounts or…

Chris Malone wins FLW Toyota Series Championship

By Chris Erwin Too many in our area, Chris Malone is well known; he is the owner of Malone’s Marine & Repair in Ironton, OH. At 49, he has won the largest purse in fishing for 2020 except for the Bassmaster Classic, which was a 300,000 dollar pay-out. Malone’s win amounted to 237,500 dollars, and…

David Salisbury’s Tournament Trip

By Chris Erwin The Place is Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo. The time was Oct. 29th to the 31st. This tournament is by invitation only, and it’s considered the Super Bowl of Crappie fishing. The Wally Marshall Classic Tournament comprises 113 boats that are broken into flights as they head out on the water…

Fall Fishing on Cave Run Lake part-2

BY Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News I know that many of you are thinking about hunting as we move into November. I have been there many times. The falling of the leaves and the first signs of frost often sparks that deer hunting urge. Finding the trail where your buck is rubbing and scrapping his…

Five days on Hard Water

By Chris Erwin Kentucky Angling News In the spring of the year, we think about the water getting warm and the fish revving up, biting everything that looks appetizing. However, the spring can also be a time when the water is unstable throwing everything you know out the window. So was the case last week…

Guntersville and Chickamauga Lakes early winter hot spots

BY Chris Erwin While most of us were eating Thanksgiving dinner, Scott Doan was floating on Guntersville Lake. This has become an annual trip for him. He spends a few days on Guntersville then comes back into Tennessee, where he stays a few days on Lake Chickamauga. Since he has had such good luck the…

The Muskies are still active on Cave Run Lake

By Chris Erwin I want to say this at the beginning of the article so maybe more of you will see it. I have been trying to put together a deer story for a few weeks now. I found a 10-year old that killed a 12 point buck with a crossbow, a girl that killed…

My last fishing day in October on Cave Run Lake

BY Chris Erwin If you have been following this series on Cave Run Lake, you know that last week, I told you about us finely finding the Muskie on Cave Run Lake in the deep channel bends of Licking River, resulting in my son catching a 43 incher on a small crankbait. That was on…

Starting my time on Cave Run Lake in late October

BY Chris Erwin After leaving the writer’s conference on the main lake, I dropped my boat back in the water at Popin Rock Ramp Sunday afternoon and motored over to the flag point where I parked my boat. My daughter was waiting on me, we road double back up the hill to my cabin where…

It’s Time to start Muskie Hunting

BY Chris Erwin They say that the Muskie is a fish of 10,000 casts. For most of the United States, that statement is accurate; however, in Kentucky, that’s not the case. While most of the season it is still not an easy task to hook into this monster of freshwater. The fall brings about a…