Bugs and Bass
Carolina Outdoor Journal visits a country farm pond in this episode to fly fish on the surface for feisty Largemouth Bass. Old school anglers Mark Dupree and Joe Jenkins patrol the margins casting surface flies called popping bugs. These noisy and colourful topwater lures induce very aggressive takes from these big Bass. Casting amongst the fallen trees and underwater snags where the fish like to hunt, both men encounter fish over 2 pounds, a tough fight on such light tackle. In gear time they discuss the different colours and styles that did the business, and John and Joe look at the popping bugs on the market back in the studio. As always, Donna closes the show with a simple recipe for Shrimp and Cornbread Casserole.