Many new catfishermen simply do not know how to specifically target flats and become frustrated when multiple trips are fruitless.It is a common misconception that all catfish are scavengers and prefer rotting and smelly baits.  While stinky baits work very well for smaller (10 lbs or less) channels and blues, it will very rarely if …

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MAUMEE RIVER Level-580.0 Water Temp-79 degrees Clarity-8″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind …

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A Anadromous Fish: Fish that are born in freshwater, migrate to saltwater to grow and return to freshwater to spawn, such as salmon and steelhead. Arbor: The center part of a fly reel where first backing and then line is wound (see Large Arbor, Standard Arbor, Mid-Arbor). Arbor knot: A knot used for tying backing …

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MAUMEE RIVER Level-579.9 Water Temp-83 degrees Clarity-8″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. …

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Level-580.0 Water Temp-82 degrees Clarity-10″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Maumee River A Few More Night Fishing Tips- Bass Walleyes are famed night biters, but the largemouth bass is a close second. If you want to catch a 5-pound plus hawg, pick a dark night and cast a black spinnerbait on a bassy looking shoreline. When …

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Level-579.9 Water Temp-84 degrees Clarity-10″ Wading To Bluegrass is possible Maumee River A Few Night Fishing Tips Many fish are nocturnal feeders and become more active after the sun sets. When fishing during the night hours, natural baits, such as cut bait and live bait are great choices. Be sure to let the baits soak, and …

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