Trolling Big Rainbow Trout – Video

A video my good friend Jimmy from Rawr fishing put together from back on Memorial Day weekend with Rob S. and myself. It was Jimmy’s first time trolling out on Round Valley, and boy did we spoil him! Despite the fact we had a rough start to our day and got out super late, we put somewhere around 2 dozen Rainbows in the boat, including three Round Valley Trout Association tagged Trophy Trout!

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Deaths Reported at Round Valley and Spruce Run Reservoirs

Monday 22 August, the body of an Ocean County man was found early Monday morning in Round Valley Reservoir, a state environmental official confirmed. The 71 year old man was known to wade and swim in the reservoir. Full Article Here

Monday 22 August, a little while later, officials were actively searching for a missing boater on Spruce Run Reservoir. State Police Marine Divers recovered the body of a 44 year old Randolph NJ man Tuesday morning. The man, who was an avid fisherman and swimmer, apparently drowned while trying to retrieve his boat which had blown off shore about 30 feet. Full Article Here

Condolences to the families of these men. To my readers…be safe out there.

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The Most Absurd Fishing Lures

I have seen some terrible fishing lures in my years of fishing. These absurd fishing lures have designs and features cooked up by marketing departments and sometimes just fun-loving fisherman looking to share a laugh. Let’s take a look at some of these ridiculous lures:

The Floater
by sewerlure.com, this absurd fishing lure looks like a floating turd.
floating poop lure - absurd fishing lure

Budweiser Can Crankbait
by Heddon, because beer!?
Budweiser Can Crankbait - absurd fishing lure

President Obama Daredevil
by Eppinger, thanks obama!
President Obama Daredevil - absurd fishing lure

Floating Duckling Lure
by persuaderamerican.com, absurd because the fish never sees the duck’s head only what’s at and below the water surface.
baby duck - absurd fishing lure

Buggy
by Gatta-X, The Japanese make some bizarre fishing lures…this one looks looks like Mothra.
buggy - bizarre fishing lure

Prawn in cup
by tsubo rig? Another absurd looking Japanese fishing lure. This one mimics a prawn or shrimp hiding in a cup.
prawn in cup lure - absurd fishing lure

Mother
by RomanMade, absurd because it costs $435… it’s a soft plastic swimbait made for catching giant largemouth bass.
mother by roman made

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