With the exception of a little Wind on a couple of days and a whole lot of Wind on the days associated with Cool Fronts moving through, this past week was another good week on Richland Chambers. Monday & Wednesday were the only days that the Lake was just too rough to fish and I had to take a day off. Even then, Adam had his Group way up the Richland Creek arm on Monday and came back in with a BIG BOX of White Bass. I actually had my Group on the Lake that morning but when the 2′ waves started rolling, we made the decision to come on in. Guess I’m just getting too old to fight the elements!!!
I had GREAT trips on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday with both New Customers and Old Friends fishing with me. The White Bass are the largest you’ll catch all year long and are still fairly easy to catch. The bite is getting a “little slower and softer” as the water temperature cools, but still limits of 25 fish per fisherman are the norm. As we move more into the Winter, the fish will still be biting, and still the largest you’ll catch all year, but the bite will get even more of a challenge to feel. Still, a day on the Lake sure beats other options like work, sitting around the house, or doing all those “honey do’s” that need attending to.
Adam and I are taking a few days off for Christmas and then weather permitting, we’ll be back fishing on Thursday. We have a boat open this coming Friday and Saturday (December 28th & 29th) if you’d like to get in on some Winter White Bass action on RC. The week of New Years is still pretty wide open and a late Morning or an Afternoon trip is hard to beat if the temperature is at the seasonal norms of 60 degrees.
Here’s hoping yours have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS and we see you soon!
Royce & Adam Simmons