Fishing Report 7/12/2021
The Knee Deep Club held its hybrid striped bass contest this past weekend with 41 entrants. The winning fish was a whopper, weighing in at 9 lb. 15 oz, caught by Christopher Mackin.
Chris Faulkner took 2nd place with a 7 lb. 1 oz fish and Eddie Mackin placed 3rd with his 7 pound Hybrid. Fourth thru sixth place finishers Eddie Robillard, Dave Faulkner and Cory Ireland, won a gift certificate to Dows Boat Rentals, with all 3 fish weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz.
Next up is the Catfish Contest, taking place on August 7th & 8th. So, make your plans now! There were also several nice walleye brought in, with Jerry Freeman’s hitting the scales at 7 lb. 5 oz, Lou Marcucci with a 5 lb. 7 oz, Jack Dziduch with his walleye weighing 5 lb. 14 oz and Roman Pera’s was 5 lb. 13 oz.
Lots of pickerel were caught during the week and several smallmouth 2 - 3 pounds were seen. Eddie Robillard also weighed in a white catfish at 3 lbs. 1 oz.
Junior Knee Deep member Deeper Brandon Wood had stripers up to 5 lb. 5 oz and his cousin Colby Wood caught his first smallmouth weighing almost 1 1/2 pounds.
Check out Knee Deep’s facebook page to check out some pictures posted from the contest.
Have a great week! -Laurie Murphy, owner, Dows Boat Rental.