Monthly Archives: July 2014

Humminbird Side Image Tips: Range and Casting Rings

Waypoint Arrival Range Ring and Arrival Alarm option. This allows you too go to a preset waypoint and slowly work your way to the waypoint quietly without spooking the fish you’re trying to catch. You can set this option on your menu settings under Alarms. Scroll down to Arrival Alarms and set the range to the desired ring size you want. I personally have mine set to 200 feet. With the alarm set to 200′ when I get to the ring an alarm will pop up and I know that I am within 100 feet of my waypoint. Here I shut off my big motor and lower my trolling motor to approach my waypoint.

Arrival Range Rings

Arrival Range Rings

Range Ring

Range Ring

I also have the Casting Rings turned on as well. This draws a green ring around the waypoint. I have this one set to 60′ which if I stay on the outside of the ring I know that if I make a 30′ cast my lure will land on my waypoint. Since there is a green ring all the way around my waypoint I can circle the spot and cast to it at different angles. But still know the spot is only a 30′ cast away.

Casting Ring

Casting Ring

Pickwick Hawg – 9.06 Largemouth

Danny Montgomery sent me this photo of Max Blasingame that he goes to church with. Danny carried Max on a recent fishing trip on Pickwick Lake. Max had a $15 reel he had got at Wally world. This h wg weighed in at 9.06 pounds! He caught it on a spinnerbait.

Max Blasingame with a 9.06 pound lagemouth.

Max Blasingame with a 9.06 pound largemouth.

Nice fish and i bet Max will never forget that trip. A fish of a life time!

Amelia Ellis Shelton LBAA upcoming tournament.

Here is a photo of Amelia Ellis Shelton sent me this morning of a nice bass that she caught while practicing for her upcoming LBAA tournament. The tournament will be on Kentucky Lake starting on Friday. She finished fourth in her last tournament on Old Hickory Lake.

Amelia Ellis Shelton practice on Kentucky Lake July 2014.

Amelia Ellis Shelton practice on Kentucky Lake July 2014.

 

 

Amelia Ellis Shelton weigh-in LBAA Kentucky Lake

Amelia Ellis Shelton weigh-in LBAA Kentucky Lake.

LBAA Pro Angler Amelia Ellis Shelton finished in sixth place at last weeks tournament on Kentucky Lake. Good job Amelia.