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  • Posted 1 day ago

    Here's the story of the big one that got away. Penn slammer III 7500,65 pound braid, 80 pound fluorocarbon on the jig. Andrew locked the fish up and battles for 20 minutes. We switched and battled this fish for another 30 minutes when Ryan snaps the new Carnage penn jig rod rated for 80 pound. The line held, so I spliced it to a Penn 80 conventional. We battled this fish another 30 minutes only to break it off. After a Hammerhead over 100 and a bull over 200 this fish was way bigger and prob not a shark. πŸ˜ͺπŸ˜ͺ. We just wanted to see it. Back at it tomorrow. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 13 days ago

    The book is organized and here are the spring days open. March 2,3,8,9,10. March 29,30,31. Let me know if anyone is interested ? LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 14 days ago

    Well, I told the guys it's been mostly browns lately with a couple steelhead mixed in. Today we could not catch a brown trout till the end of the day. All the spots where I've been getting browns we got nothing. Good thing a few steelhead decided to bite. πŸ‘πŸ». Tough bite but we looked ok at the end of the day. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG 2017.

    • Skip Wells Nice!
    • Steven Day Most people would kill to look as alright as you
    • Tom Quinzi Hey, those guys look familiar :). Thanks for a great day Kevin!
  • Posted 15 days ago

    Make sure everyone that has spring days checks in. Going to post any days that aren't reserved. Happy New Year. LOCKEDSTRONG 2017.

  • Posted 16 days ago

    A huge water drop to start the morning. Mike and Joe with a few nice browns. Always released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG

    • Mark Minard Are you seeing more browns or just repeat offenders?
  • Posted 18 days ago

    We knew we were in trouble when Nick caught one on the first cast of the day. The Jinx. 😬. Not a bad bite for brown trout but the steelhead were very tough. Tom fought a large for a long time only to break him off close to the boat. For the cold water temp it had to be very big. πŸ˜ͺ. Always need the story of the big one that got away. Lol. Great day to be on the river. Always released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 19 days ago

    The steelhead weather is here. Wind and snow the last couple days making the fishing a bit challenging. Still a bunch of happy faces πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 23 days ago

    Happy Holidays !!!!!! Just had Tuesday December 27th open up if anyone is interested?

  • Posted 25 days ago

    A little snow, a little rain and many fish. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ. Tom was on fire today. Chris was having some bad luck but still captured some. A great day on the river with no ice in the guides. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 27 days ago

    Brutal conditions for Mike and Phil, but we managed to catch a bunch of nice fish. The guide ice up and wind was not in our favor. Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 28 days ago

    Tough conditions but we are not scared. Mike and Phil are ready.

    • Jeff Walsh Nice pic!!
    • Michael Andrews Man you are the man Capt.
    • Joe Kordish Nothing will stop you from fishing to living your life. I hope you are doing good. Have a merry Christmas kevin to you and your family. LOCKEDSTRONG.
    • Bob Mitchell At least you don't need the chainsaw.....yet. Merry Christmas and we'll see you in April🎣🐟🎣🐟
    • Mark Woodman Looks like two yrs ago were the bottom was locked up hard good luck capt
    • Dave Antenori Your one crazy bastard!! Love it!!!
    • Clyde Keck Tuff conditions But a great photo.
    • Gene Delicati III you r the king
    • Kurt G. Miller Still following you. Keep slammin them!
    • Fred Zaiko Wish I was with you!
  • Posted 1 month ago

    Tough conditions but holding strong. LOCKEDSTRONG

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Oops another double. πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ. LOCKED. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Crazy fishing for Ralph and Adam. Some of the best quality fish I have seen in years. Always released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Going to be one of those days. LOCKEDSTRONG

    • Sean Ryan Wish I could have got out with you this year Kev,I'm with you in spirit lol
    • Dave Antenori Nice wheels on that trailer!!!
    • Jon Pafundi Go get em!
    • Skip Wells Just came in from doing the deck, sidewalk and driveway.
    • Greg Dale Go get Jimmy's ford and pull it out! LOL.
    • Mark Currie Ouch! Let the games begin! Glad I stored mine yesterday for the wintrer.
    • Eric Hulette Oh man....... :(
    • Howard Shapses Climate change! Lol
    • Bob Gagnon I'm pulling THE Freedom down to the Keys in 3 weeks...
    • Fred Zaiko I saw you out there today catching them, so obviously a little ramp trouble didn't stop you!
    • Dwight Leighton You are a champion !
  • Posted 1 month ago

    Ralph with a beauty. Brown trout colors are awesome. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ. Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Fishing remains consistent with a mix of browns, rainbows and steelhead. The cold weather is coming, so everyone bring your warm gear. Water level still high around 12,700cfs. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Joe Kordish Very nice. I hope you are doing good KEVIN . LOCKEDSTRONG
    • Corey Kent Jim Booth they are still catching fish in NY!!
  • Posted 1 month ago

    Dave with a large to start the day. πŸ‘πŸ». Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Can it get any better. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ. Matt with number 2. Released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Big water for quite a while now, which is great if the clarity is good. High turbidity is definitely making the bite tougher that normal. Still putting up some good numbers to make everyone happy. πŸ˜ƒ. 14000cfs to 16000cfs lately. All released to fight another day. LOCKEDSTRONG.

    • Dave Hall Sitting home recuperating-let me know how we would of done tomorrow.
    • Jim Vernon Had a blast thanks again
    • Jeff Jones Wow !!! Nice fish !!!
    • Jeff Jones We fished the Chagrin yesterday . Mark , Frank and I . Probably hooked 25 fish altogether . Mark had a good day . Frank did good . I didn't land very many , they either got off or broke off . Finally figured out that my leader from Canelas want up to par . Changed loader material . I started using Seaguar and no more list fish . It was cold , windy and rainy . We were dressed for it . Hands got a little cold , but not bad , as they were always getting wet . The water was clear . Nice fish , but no monsters . Saw a lot of deer . As of yesterday , the Vermilion River still had hardly any water .
  • Posted 1 month ago

    Here's a smiling face from this morning. Please post and share your happy fish pictures with Catch the Drift. Let's see who has the oldest pictures. Be cool to see how many people post their pictures. LOCKEDSTRONG

  • Posted 1 month ago

    Big water but still getting them. 14,000cfs with lots of color in Oswego lately. We are putting our time in for sure, but it's paying off. All released to fight another day!!!! LOCKEDSTRONG.

  • Posted 1 month ago

    You never know what you'll get in Oswego. Hen king, eggs still tight. πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ». Released to feed the trout supply. LOCKEDSTRONG.

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