The best testament to the quality of fishing this spring is – it’s been so good even I can get tired of catching fish.
So far this spring’s been cooking up a perfect recipe of some great hatches in past years and steady weather so far this spring. We’ve had very few of the massive cold fronts that shut-down fishing activity or heavy spring rains that raise lake levels too high.
Good white bass runs have come and gone and the walleye are starting to bite on the points and drop-offs at some lakes. The crappie spawn is on big-time at many lakes with some quality fish. Not far from Wichita Fall River and Toronto Lakes have been producing crappie to 15 or 16-inches. Crappie fishing is good for quality fish at many lakes, like this 14-incher caught at Glen Elder Lake Tuesday afternoon. A column on the catching of 94 such lunkers will be on Sunday's outdoors page. Tuesday afternoon two friends hosted me on one of the best days of freshwater fishing of my life at Glen Elder Lake. When we were done there were 94 huge crappie in the boat’s livewell. The action and quality of the fish was amazing.
You can read about the trip on Sunday’s outdoors page.