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  • Posted 23 hours ago

    You couldn't ask for any better weather for February. πŸ˜ƒ. Rob and Frank with a good day on the river. I thought there was going to be be more steelhead around but we had some fun with a good mix. Just a couple days left for the spring if anyone still needs a day. All release to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 day ago

    It's good to be back. Frank is on the board. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Michael Nayock Doesnt look as warm as Florida.....but the fish are alot better looking.
    • Catch the Drift 35 degrees. Heat wave for here. πŸ˜ƒ
    • Dan Goodrow Compared to last year you should be in shorts lol!!!!!
    • Joe Kordish welcome back kevin.I hope you had a great trip to florida.Good to see some pics again.LOCKEDSTRONG
    • Steve Riker Any openings Feb 14, 15 or 16?
    • Michael Vatter very nice!!
  • Posted 5 days ago

    A few pictures from fishing the keys this week. Not great fishing but getting it done. LOCKEDSTRONG

    • Neil Shattuck I know you ate well down in the keys
    • Rj Phillips Kind of nice not to be rowing and to be on the other end of the rod for once, Enjoy your trip :)
    • Josh Choronzey Awesome. Sportfishing mecca.
    • Shantele Pultorak I told tommy next year he can stay home with the kids and I will go fish lol you guys are having all the fun!
    • Tanya DeCarlo Roberts Not great? That looks awesome to me! Peter Farina
    • Dan Lussier Kevin that would make my day
    • Greg Prestosh Awesome action
    • Patty Violette Awesome photos Kev!! Looks like your catching plenty!! Enjoy that warm weather!! 😊🎣
    • Peter Chinoravelo Joel MorejonπŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺπŸΌπŸ’―
    • Dean Birsa I know how you roll. All released to fight another day? Drop some off on your way home
  • Posted 14 days ago

    Conditions are still pretty good for January. Some spawners around plus hold over brown trout. Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 21 days ago

    Still earning double digit days. They are not coming easy. Switch baits, switch colors, change depths and finally you get a bite. Nice day on the water as usual. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG 2016.

    • Shane Muckey double digets, nice.
    • Neil Shattuck I would love to know how many fish you catch and releaseeach year on that river. You certainly treat that river with respect.
    • Steve Riker Kevin.....any open days over the next month or two?
    • Catch the Drift Have Sunday, Tuesday open then a few second week of February.
  • Posted 22 days ago

    Steve and Paul with an interesting day on the river. Spots that have been slow produced and the good spots were slow. You never know. 😳. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG 2016.

  • Posted 23 days ago

    Nice day on the water but a tough bite. We capitalized on most of our bites though. πŸ˜ƒ All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 24 days ago

    So it begins. 😁. Catch the Drift ice breaking. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Neil Shattuck Look at the Bright side. You're fishing... might even break 40 degrees up there. I'm roasting coffee beans out on my porch this morning. Good day for that. I have enough beans to hopefully keep me stocked till spring. Can you smell the coffee Kevin??
    • Neil Shattuck I should mail you a pound of roasted beans. Do you have a coffee bean grinder?
    • Jeremy Gould Good luck out there today Kev
    • Wayne Goodrich Let me know how that works out fer Ya ! Best of luck.Tom and Chris are waiter for Ya in FLA.
    • Ritch Batchelor Get em bud!!
    • Mark Woodman no not w the new boat
    • Steven Day No Crying in Steelhead Fishing Buddy time to suck it up
    • Dan Goodrow Not good!!!!
    • Sean Ryan Hahah a beautiful day
    • Edward Ball Mother nature takes it course....but Kevin will find a way !!!!
  • Posted 25 days ago

    Some of the pictures taken while filming Pautzke tv outdoors. Great times with Andy and Chris.

  • Posted 27 days ago

    The day we caught just about everything. Jerry and Travis caught rainbows, Browns, steelhead, an atlantic salmon, walleye, perch, and smallmouth bass. Definitely an interesting day on the river. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Joey Grizzly Adams Greco Joey Rothenburg Dylan Marino Dylan Evans πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”
    • Jeremy Keller So glad to see that Atlantic go back. What a mixed bag!
    • Christian Genarelli Thats one of the cleanest Atlantics Ive ever seen, nice job boys!!
    • Jimmy Page Kevin Davis You may say you have the system figured out!!
    • Richard Paquette I gotta say I follow your page and you can sure put your clients on nice fish. Hard work and time on the water show make you a top guide in my eyes.
    • Joe Kordish great job captain kevin .beautiful fish.LOCKEDSTRONG 2016
    • Shane Muckey fish smaller this year over there?, held near camera and still small.
    • Travis John Monahan Kevin you are the man! Couldn't have had a better time. Thank you so much for everything. I've never met anyone that knew a body of water so well. First class is an understatement
    • Michael Konar Nice looks like you had a blast
    • Kurt G. Miller Awesome day by any standards! I know you mostly are mostly a catch and release guy, but did you keep the perch or walleye for dinner?
    • Kurt G. Miller Also, your pictures only showing up on facebook, and not the website.
    • Jamie Anthony Jeremiah DaRin
  • Posted 28 days ago

    His new nickname is Lucky Steve. Never used the centerpin before but still crushed them. Phil who ? Lol. Sorry Phil. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG 2016.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Loving the colors. πŸ˜ƒ. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Jason and Ray worked for them today but still captured some quality fish. Started off fast and furious and totally died. 😁. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG 2016.

    • Jason Popovich Dead for us on shore but looked like u guys crushed em
  • Posted 1 month ago

    New Pautzke Blog is up!

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Make sure you check in for your spring days I don't want anyone to lose them. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Gerald Schiavo I fished with Woody last April on that cancellation he took advantage of. Does that count? Lol
    • Mark Woodman het gerry happy new year
  • Posted 1 month ago

    Happy New Year From Catch the Drift. Keeping up the fight.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Chad and his dad made it through the freezing rain and wind to capture a bunch of nice fish. The steelhead didn't want to bite that good but the Browns and rainbows did. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Neil Shattuck The quality of the fish that come out of the Oswego River amaze me Kevin Davis, I think it reflects the care you use when you take clients out and persuade them to catch and release. I'm sure you've caught a few of those fish once or twice over. You take care of the river and it takes care of you I guess.
    • Amelia N Brett What you catching them on?
    • Martin BΓ©rubΓ© Your the best Kevin!
    • George Willy Ochs Wow! Nice fish guys! I think it is great you use catch and release so they can fight another day.
    • William Short George great fish Nice job
    • William Short Happy new year
  • Posted 1 month ago

    John and his Dad worked for them but ended up with a good day. The cold front make them real picky. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Going to be a cold one. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    I never should of opened my mouth about great weather. Wind, 38 degrees and rain today. 😁😁. Scott and Leven toughed it out with their frozen hands. Lots of fish hooked up today but landing ratio was down. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Great photo for Eric. Awesome weather and awesome fishing. Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Rising water means active fish. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ. Ralph and Adam hit a perfect day on the Oswego. Some of the best action all season. I was tired out from just netting Ralph's fish. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Neil Shattuck As usually done...another stellar day
    • Brian Hergan Awsome Ralph and adam! It's great to hit a day like this once in a while, especially this season!
    • Ralph Barton I couldn't imagine a day better
  • Posted 1 month ago

    More warm weather and more fish biting. Can't complain about the bite lately. The fishing is pretty consistent with a mix of steelhead, rainbows and Browns. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Kurt G. Miller Great to hook up with such awesome fish in such warm weather. Not your typical steelhead weather for sure!
    • Kurt G. Miller The smaller fish up there would be considered monster fish down here in PA. Lucky you and your clients!
  • Posted 1 month ago

    The first day of the season that feels like steelhead time. Heavy snow with 30 plus mph winds all day. Kevin lasted no problem with many nice fish to show. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Larry Muroski I was watching you when I could see you from the blowing snow. .
  • Posted 1 month ago

    A couple pictures from today. Rained the whole trip but the fish loved it. Many bites in every spot. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ. I do have some January days open If anyone want a winter day. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG

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