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backdoc shared a photo. 3 weeks ago

After a long winter of going to appointment after appointment with my oldest daughter I finally got to get out and wet a line. It was so nice just... Show more

backdoc Thanks Ward, so far so good. As of now we are in the clear. 3 weeks ago
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Sparky1423 Beautiful Mike!! 3 weeks ago
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Egriger Wow!, Beautiful Fish! 3 weeks ago
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fishing402 WOW BD, beautiful fish. 3 weeks ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 2 months ago

High water
A little bit of flooding along the Susquehanna River in Columbia PA today. More water on the way to the Chesapeake Bay as we get a break...
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backdoc This was a post from Justin Berk, Meteorologist that he had on his FB page. I did not take the picture. It is from today. 2 months ago
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mer47 Thanks for that pic Mike I think they want the river at Harrisburg to crest 11.3 the last I heard, not good. 2 months ago
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Many of my fellow Zoo fisherman know that I didnt fish much last year due to a serious health condition that my oldest daughter was dealing with. I... Show more

Flyrob That's great news Mike... I miss fishing with you and chucking you beers from the boat to your Kayak : ) 2 months ago
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Sparky1423 Great news Mike! Last years’ fishing was non existent for me also, looking forward to meet up 2 months ago
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liquidaddicted Thats awesome Mike. Look forward to fishing with you this spring! 2 months ago
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mudpuppy Great news for sure. Never underestimate the power of prayer. 2 months ago
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backdoc shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 5 months ago

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mike o Those are some beauties 5 months ago
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mer47 Nice steelie and laker glad to hear you got into them, they are pretty fish 5 months ago
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mudpuppy Beautiful fish backdoc...glad you had a successful adventure. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Nice fish pics Mike... thanks for sharing!!! 5 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 6 months ago

I need to stop complaining about my current situation. Things could be worse. Saw this at Mariner Point Park in Joppatowne on Monday around noon.

Flyrob wow that really stinks did yo take this shot Mike? 6 months ago
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backdoc I did not. One of my patients is the park manager and Mariner Point and he took the photos. I agree that it looks photo shopped but it is not. Younger kid who fishes a lot owns the truck. I heard about it and then he brought the pictures in that he... Show more 6 months ago
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backdoc 6 months ago
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mudpuppy Poor guy...I hope he has good insurance. 6 months ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 6 months ago

I havent fished since Easter. I have been dealing with some rather serious health issues with my oldest daughter and it has kept me on land. I had a... Show more

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mer47 Ditto on all the comments and I'm sure just being able to be out there for awhile was just nice 6 months ago
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Flyrob The comments say it all mike. Glad you got out, you totally deserve it. Hang in there bro thoughts and prayers for your daughter! I could not believe the susky was still above 70 degrease last week. I’m hoping this bodes well for a GREAT November! 6 months ago
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backdoc Thank you all for the prayers. I am hoping we are turning a corner. I also hope November is better. Felt like bath water on Sunday. No thermometer but had to be around 70 degrees. 6 months ago
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fishing402 Glad you got out on the water. I will keep your daughter in my prayers. 6 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 8 months ago

"I will always fish, no matter what happens". I used to say that. I was handed something that caused me to change my tune about that statement. I... Show more

liquidaddicted Hey Mike, Sorry for what you guys are dealing with. You have our prayers and best wishes. Man if you can make it out mid Sept you know there's always a spot for you on my boat...As long as it's still running by then LOL 8 months ago
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Dr. Unk Just a lurker here, but hope all is well with your daughter. 8 months ago
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backdoc Thanks for the prayers and support. Thanks Tyler, not sure I remember how to cast at this point. 8 months ago
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mer47 We all send our prayers to your family for your daughters speedy recovery 8 months ago
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More rain coming. I am having withdrawal.

ward3342 I know the feeling. I was planning on being off and going after rock. 12 months ago
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Flyrob Well if its any consolation I drover the dam at about 4 pm and they had ZERO spill gates open and the river was still stained but fishable... 12 months ago
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mer47 Well let's hope the heavier rain stays south so we don't have to go through this again 12 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

It is all fun and games until you close the rear sliding window of the Tundra on your brother in laws Loomis IMX rod.

Flyrob Ouch!!! 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Here is a picture of one of the many hickories that we landed. Seem to want white twisters. Tried my go to shad jigs and used shad darts in... Show more

mike o There were a lot of small white perch in Deer creek last Thursday 1 year ago
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Flyrob Weird that they wanted white with all the dirty water??? 1 year ago
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backdoc It was 2-3 feet of visibility. It was stained but nice and fishy looking. 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

My brother in law came down for Easter and he wanted to try kayak fishing for the first time. Bob is an accomplished angler so it was easy... Show more

mudpuppy Golden Striper .... 1 year ago
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Flyrob haha yep we got one on the troll last year! 1 year ago
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125K CFS. 3 spills. Getting better.

mudpuppy 80K and 0 spills would be better... But we gotta take it as it comes. 1 year ago
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Cold

Flyrob Actually saw a guy fishing on the ock today.... brrrrrrrrr! 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Is it April yet?

Shady If we keep having days in the 60s, the cows will come home next month! 1 year ago
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backdoc I should be ready. 1 year ago
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Flyrob Hope your right Shady. I remember a winter that was like this one in 2011 I think when I caught a cow on fly in late february...can't wait!!! 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Yep, almost like Christmas being just around the corner As soon as the water temp hits 45* I'll be there. 1 year ago
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patch.com/maryland/belair/conowingo-dam-closed-fre…

Conowingo Dam Temporarily Closed Thursday for Freezing Spray

Drivers between Cecil and Harford counties were briefly blocked from crossing the dam, the State Highway Administration advised.

Flyrob That's crazy it's 84 degrees here ? 1 year ago
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mer47 Can I be in your neck of the ( can't say woods, but water Rob) It was 12 deg here this morn, burrrrrr !!!!!!! 1 year ago
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Flyrob Sure marathon key Florida I'll post pix soon wind has been blowing here which has kept us inshore hoping for a spear fishing day tomorro 1 year ago
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www.dailyitem.com/news/local_news/bass-populations…

Bass populations increasing in Susquehanna River

HARRISBURG — The smallmouth bass populations in the Susquehanna and lower Juniata rivers are showing signs of improvement, according to information released by the Pennsylvania…

mudpuppy Good article...this is my backyard and can attest to the fact that more yoy are flying around and the adult fish seam to be quite healthy and are definitely getting more plentiful. Had an awesome summer wet wading the Harrisburg area. 1 year ago
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Flyrob Good news for us too as we get our water from up there 1 year ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 1 year ago

My brother in law and I made our annual trip to the Niagra to drift for steelhead and lake trout. The steelhead were late this year so we missed... Show more

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backdoc Rob, it is clear at times but never "clean". 1 year ago
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mer47 Those are beautiful lakers. That trip will be remembered for life 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Looks like a great trip and congrats on the catching. Quite an adventure for the little guy Greats pics...thanks for posting. 1 year ago
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liquidaddicted Awesome pics Mike! I'm sure he's hooked for life now 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Got out for a beautiful evening on the river. Weather conditions were near perfect for this time of year. Paddling upriver to my favorite spots and I... Show more

mer47 Nice BD good you got into them, its certainly a blast to get them top side. 1 year ago
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Sparky1423 Nice job Mike! 1 year ago
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liquidaddicted It was great seeing you out there Mike, and glad you found them upstream! 1 year ago
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Flyrob Nice work Mike representin the Smackit!!! 1 year ago
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Maybe they will open a gate or two now.

mudpuppy Hope that doesn't muddy things up for you guys...still raining in Harrisburg and the river and creeks are way off color. I'm hoping (again) to make it down mid-week. 2 years ago
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Flyrob We'll keep an eye on it and report next week... 2 years ago
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mer47 Thanks Rob I was hoping to get down Monday. If they don't run any flood gates things might not get that dirty out on the flats 2 years ago
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mudpuppy Ditto.... 2 years ago
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2017 "FISHZOO ULTIMATE ANGLER" WINNER MIKE O

2017 Most Notable Catch Winner

 

 

Mike o takes the Steve Fogle Custom Catfish Rod and Bass Pro Snaggin Special Reel with his impressive 40 inch Northern Pike!