Photo Album




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Casting for Smallmouth Bass on the Little Turkey River. July-2006


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Fishing a honey hole on the Volga River. Aug. 2006


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Mike Jacobs with a Smallie taken on a Red Faced White Wobbler. Aug. 2006


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Mike Jacobs with another typical Volga River Smallmouth Bass. Aug. 2006


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Volga River Smallmouth taken on a Natural Fatal Attraction. Aug. 2006


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Volga River Smallmouth taken on a Red Faced Olive Wobbler. Aug. 2006


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Maquoketa River Smallmouth taken on a Kentucky Wonder Streamer. Aug. 2006


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Volga River Smallie with a Red Faced White Wobbler in the lip. Aug. 2006


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A Kayak is a great tool for exploring new water for Smallmouth Bass Habitat. You can cover several miles stream miles in short order. Sept.2006


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Mike Jacobs with a Maquokata River Smallie taken on a Red Faced Wobbler. This fish was taken from a new section of Northeast Iowa's Maquokata River that Mike had never fished before. Sept. 2006


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Doug Nauman of Anamosa, Iowa fishing a new section of the Maquokata. I used one of Doug's Kayaks the day we went on an "explore." The first good piece of habitat gave up a fish to each of us. The rest of the river, on that day, was marginal at best. Sept. 2006


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Mike Jacobs about to connect with a Maquokata River Smallie. Sept. 2006


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Mike Jacobs connected to a Turkey River Smallie. Sept. 2006.


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Mike brought the Smallie to hand. The fish was taken on "Mike's Leach." Sept. 2006


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Orlan Love, Outdoor Editor for the Cedar Rapids Gazette with a typical Turkey River Smallmouth. Sept. 2006

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Bill Elmore of Gladbrook, Iowa about to bring a nice Maquokata River Smallie to hand.


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This is Bill's Smallie that measured about 18 inches. A good fish in anyone's book. Sept. 2006


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In between Smallies we take a lot of Rock Bass .They're a pretty little fish that are fun to catch but they don't have much spunk.


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Maquokata River Smallmouth taken on a Krystal Hopper. Sept. 2006


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Casting toward the Smallmouth's lair on the Turkey River. Sept. 2006


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Bringing to hand the Smallie that lived there. Sept. 2006


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He wasnt't very big but he sure was fiesty. Sept. 2006


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