Bassing Bob Members,

Hello everyone I hope you are all doing well, and fishing when its not arctic out!! I wanted to give you all an update on Bob and his health. As most of you know Bob underwent heart surgery January 3rd in St. Louis. The heart surgery was a huge success! Though, during early recovery we did unfortunately have a few setbacks. We now have him at the rehabilitation center where he will have to spend some time to get strong again. Bob is in great spirits and is more motivated than ever to get back to the place he loves! If anyone of you have any questions and or just want to talk fishing feel free to reach out to me or Steve Heitman. Most the time you guys know where to find me at Fitz’s. I will do my best to update Bobs status regularly. Thank you all for always being supportive of Bassing Bob, and Bob himself!!

Bassin Rob!!!

Monday, February 6th
Clear Sky - Wind: 5.99 Mph
37.4 °F
Fishing Reports

Cold Day And Cold Fish

Daily Fishing Log For January 2, 2014

General Info Weather / Water Conditions
Date January 2, 2014 Air Temp Teens Current Generation Minimum
Fisherman Bob Water Temp 39-41
Hours Fished 3.50 Sky Sunny Water Clarity Clear
Fishing Overall Poor Wind Moderate
Fish Caught
Total Bass Caught Total Keepers
4 1
Size/Weight (Pounds)
3 4 5 6+
Baits Used
Keepers Other Fish
Jig Jerkbait
Bait Colors
Keepers Other Fish
COG Texas Craw 1/2 OZ with COG Grn Pumpkin Ring Craw Trailer Megabass Tenessee Shad Jerkbait

Grand Glaize in Red Bud Cove and Party Cove secondary points and cove banks with chucky rock.

Fishing Notes

Brrrrr, it was quite cold out on the water this afternoon, although when in the sun, I did not feel too cold, however the wind made it a bit cold on the hands. The fish were quite cold to all of my offerings too :). I fished this afternoon close to home in the Glaize. Most of the banks and points that I fished had a tremendous amount of wind, which is good, however, the wind pushed my boat so much that is was a bit difficult to sit the jerkbait still in and work it effectively in the water areas that my graph was showing fish. I caught some short bass on the jerkbait but the only keeper came on a jig in slack water along a channel bank in partly cove. I also had a big one (4-5 pound) come off at the boat while I tried to lip in into the boat, also a jig fish about 100 yards on the inside of a cove in party cove. Overall, from what I can see on my graph, the bass are either on the bottom or hanging in deep brush piles. There are some suspended bass about 15′ deep over 20+ deep water. Most fish that I am seeing are either on points, secondary points and points in the very back of big coves.

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