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January 9, 2017 - Fishing Report

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Crappie - The crappie fishing has been really good this past week. Several good catches brought in…nice quality crappie 2lbs plus. Best jig colors junebug, bubblegum and blue/black with chart. tail….using 1/16 oz jig head…colors orange, red and black. Trolling  10 to 14 feet deep.  Water temp 64. Also, check out our Facebook page..Lake Talquin Lodge…for current pictures.

Bass - No reports

Bream - No reports

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught on Sonny’s Stink Bait.

Crappie and bass guides available- Call or email rustytalquin@yahoo.com or 850-627-3822….book a guide trip.

Fishing Report - Nov. 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Crappie -  Lake Talquin’s crappie have finally turned on…the bite has been great this week trolling in the flats in 14 to 20 feet of water…using acid rain, sour grape and black/blue jigs…using a 1/16 jig head with a #5 lead…best colors red, black and chartreuse. Also, several good catches with minnows brought in.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught all over the lake with Sonny’s stink bait. We have plenty of Sonny’s in the bait store.

Bream - Good catches of bream still being caught with crickets and giant big reds.

Crappie and Bass guides available call and book your trip or email…rustytalquin@yahoo.com or 850-627-3822.

Thanks to all that came out for the Slabfest …great fishing, fellowship and some good food.  A big thanks to Tim Fowler, Dave Mitchell, Cathy Moore, Lori Mitchell and Sherry Barnes for all your hard work in making this event a great weekend.

Fishing Report May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Crappie - May has been a great month for crappie on Lake Talquin..lots of nice catches with good quality fish…some still being caught in the deep water trolling. Best jig colors junebug, blue/blue and electric chicken…jig head colors orange, red and black.

Bass - Lots of bass being caught in the creeks…some really nice catches this weekend.

Bream/Shellcrackers - Several limits was brought in this weekend with some nice bream and shellcrackers…fishing with giant big red worms and crickets in 5 to 6 feet of water.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught with Sonny’s stink bait.

Fishing Report May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Crappie - Great catches of crappie still coming in…trolling in 10-14 feet of water…best jig colors junebug, blue/black chart and acid rain…using a 1/16 jig head..best jig head colors orange, red and black. Good catches also being caught with minnows in the shallow water.

Bream/Shellcracker - Lots of bream and shellcrackers being caught with crickets, giant big red and green worms….best reports little river and the creeks…5 to 6 feet of water.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught with Sonny’s stink bait…we have plenty of Sonny’s stink bait stocked in the bait store.

Bass- Good reports on bass in the shallow water and off the ledges using crank baits and zoom worms.

I want to thank everyone for coming out for the 6th annual Rusty Leverette memorial tournament this past weekend …it was a great success…we had 22 boats in the tournament. Paid out the first 8 places.

Congratulations to the following winners.

1st Place- Ken and Bobbie Duke..10.58lbs, 2nd Place- Danny Cannon and Gerald Manning..10.17lbs, 3rd Place-Ray and Susie Fields..9.97lbs, 4th Place Jared Leverette and Mark Tracy..9.86lbs, 5th Place Gary Strickland and Ron Garland 9.81lbs, 6th Place-Steve Harrison 9.73lbs., 7th Place-Dave Mitchell and Shawn Cooper 9.45lbs., 8th Place Bub and Debra Taylor, Big Fish Robert Harris and Tom..1.86lbs. Will be posting pictures on website and Lake Talquin Lodge facebook.

Fishing Report - April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Crappie - It’s been another great week on Talquin…good catches of crappie still coming in..most of them averaging 12″ and over.  Several weighed in over 2lbs. Still trolling in 12 to 15 feet of water using acid rain, junebug and electric chicken …jig head colors orange, red and black.  Some good catches also in the pads 3 to 4 feet of water using minnows.

Bass - The bass are in the shallow water…using spinner baits, top water plugs and rattle traps.

Bream - Many good reports on bream using crickets and big reds.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught all over the lake using Sonny’s stink bait.

We have a big supply of Sonny’s stink bait in tackle store.

Crappie and Bass guides available - Call 850-627-3822 or email rustytalquin@yahoo .com. (All day or half day)

Fishing Report - April 6, 2016

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Crappie - It’s been another good week on Lake Talquin…even with the water level up and down …it has not stopped the bite.  Crappie is still being caught in the pads and trolling.  Best jig colors pink/pearl with chart tail, purple w/opaque tail and Tennessee shad..jig head colors orange, black and chart. Check photo gallery for new pictures..several crappie weighed in over 2lbs…couple 2lb/10oz and 2lb/12oz.

Bream - Good reports on bream in 2-3 feet of water…fishing with big red worms and crickets.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught with all the fresh water with pond worms and Sonny Stink bait…new shipment coming in this week.

Bass - Good reports on bass off the ledges.

Crappie and Bass Guides available…crappie season is good thru May…call or email to book a trip…850-627-3822 rustytalquin@yahoo.com.

Rusty Leverette memorial tournament April 30th…come out and join us for good fishing, fellowship and food…tournament start time 7:00AM…until 3:30PM…$100.00 per boat, one or two people..big fish $10.00.

Fishing Report - March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Crappie - It’s been another great week on Talquin….lots of good catches with good quality fish…main jig colors junebug, blue/black and purple with opaque tail…jig head colors orange, white and black. Trolling in the channels and flats have been great and also many have been caught with minnows.

Bream - Several good reports on some nice bream being caught with giant big reds.

Bass- Good reports on bass off the ledges.

Catfish - Lots of catfish being caught all over the lake with Sonny’s stink bait.

The annual Rusty Leverette fishing tournament with be April 30th…make your plans to come out and join us for some great fishing, fellowship and food.

March 10, 2016 - Fishing Report

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Crappie- The crappie having been doing great on Lake Talquin again this week…fishing with minnows or trolling the bite has been good…the quality of the crappie has been super. still trolling in the channels and flats in deep water…few have been caught in the shallow water fishing with minnows.  Main jig colors electric chicken, junebug, john deer green and acid rain….using a 1/16oz jig head..white, orange and black.

Bream - few bream being caught with big reds.

Bass - Good reports on bass being caught in the shallow water.

catfish - Lots of catfish being caught with Sonny’s stink bait.

Crappie/Bass guides- Call or email rustytalquin@yahoo.com or 850-627-3822. Call and book you a trip and cabin.

Check photo website for some great pictures!

Fishing Report - February 23, 2016

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Crappie - The crappie bite has been good on Lake Talquin the last few days.  Still in the channels 10 to 15 feet deep.  Best jig colors blue/black, sour grape and bubble gum…using red, white and black 1/16oz jig head …also adding a number 5 lead.  Also, some good catches brought in using minnows.

Catfish - Lots of catfish still being caught all over the lake using Pond worms and Sonny’s stink bait.

Bass - Good reports on bass in 5 to 6 feet of water using spinner baits.

Crappie and Bass guides - Call or email rustytalquin@yahoo.com or call 850-627-3822.

Fishing Report - February 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Crappie - The bite was great over the weekend on Lake Talquin…lots of crappie caught and nice quality.  The crappie have moved into the channel…best crappie jig colors bubblegum, John Deer Green and Green Hornet…using 1/16 oz jig heads red, orange and white.

Catfish  - Lots of catfish still being caught all over the lake using Sonny’s Stink bait.

Crappie and Bass guides available call 850-627-3822 or email rustytalquin@yahoo.com.