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!!

Sincerely,
Bassin Rob!!!

Wednesday, February 8th
Moderate Rain - Wind: 6.91 Mph
43.4 °F
Fishing Reports

SPECIAL REPORT – From James Dill Guide Service And Owner Of Crock-o-Gator Bait Company

Daily Fishing Log For July 11, 2014

General Info Weather / Water Conditions
Date July 11, 2014 Air Temp 80-90 Current Generation Light
Fisherman James Dill and Guest and James Dill Solo Water Temp 83
Hours Fished 5.00 Sky Partly Cloudy Water Clarity Stained
Fishing Overall Good Wind 5-8 from West
Fish Caught
Total Bass Caught Total Keepers
10 5
Size/Weight (Pounds)
3 4 5 6+
1 1
Baits Used
Keepers Other Fish
Crock-o-Gator 5/8 Shaker Head with Worm and Crock-o-Gator 3/4oz Reaction Jig Same
Bait Colors
Keepers Other Fish
Black Headed Shaker Head with Red Shad Worm and Green Pumpkin Purple Jig with Grn Pumpkin Paca Craw Same
Location/Presentation/Structure

Deep brush on main lake points and main lake docks from 35mm – Highway 5 bridge at the mouth of the Niangua.

Fishing Notes

Bassing Bob Comments: Crock-o-Gator Baits are MADE for the Lake of the Ozarks, you have to just get some and use em. Also, James is an amazing guide, to put his clients on big fish in the middle of the summer is an amazing feat. Book a trip with Jim and you will not only catch fish, but you will learn a lot from one of the best fisherman in the Midwest and FLW Winner.

Here is Jim’s report, likely one of the best and most detailed of daily log reports:

Bob, I had a morning trip today out of the 30 mm 6:00 to 10:00 and then fish by myself from 10:00 to 11:00. During the trip we fished brush piles on or just off main lake points in 15- 20 ‘ of water from 30 mm to Hwy 5 Niangua bridge. fished with 10″ power worm rigged on Crock O Gator 5/8 Shakey head. and Crock O Gator 3/4 oz Reaction Jig with baby Paca Craw trailer . caught 10 bass and a 18 lb flat head.
1- 5.5 lb bass
1- 3.0 bass
1- small keeper
7 short fish
1- 18 lb flat head

water temp – 83
water clarity- stained
current – minimum generation
partly cloudy
wind – 5-8 out of the west

10:00- 11:00
fished from 33 mm to 35 mm
2- small keepers
1- short
swimming a jig along side main lake docks on shady side.

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