Fishing Report Rocky Fork Lake Ohio - 2010-10-16 #4
Kim Slaughter reporting from Rocky Fork Marine (http://www.rockyforkmarine.com/). Forty-two boats fished the Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament yesterday Oct 16th and The “BIG FISH” weighed in at 6lbs! Anglers and co-anglers could be seen from shore wearing pink t-shirts. Slogans like “fight like a girl” and “real men wear pink” were seen. The winner of the tournament came in with 5 fish totaling 16lbs. The tournament sponsors were generous and everyone who purchased a raffle ticket walked away with a prize. Denny Eubanks of Fishgillz auctioned off two pair of pink fishgillz sunglasses with proceeds going directly to charity. Fishgillz auction winners also took home a fishgillz hat and a ChumLine (a retainer that makes any pair of glasses float). Most of the fish were caught early in the morning.
As for other fishing…White Bass are doing well this week and anglers are still bringing in the saugeye. Bluegill and crappie are doing well and as the weather cools they will be the most popular catch. The east shore of Rocky Fork Lake is the deepest part measuring 40 ft in the middle. At the end of the docs you can fish at depths of 25 – 30 feet giving the advantage over shore fishing as the water temperature fluctuates during the day. The boats docked on the lake pull out by November 1st so the docks open up to fishing more easily. When the lake freezes this winter, anglers regularly sit on the docks, drill a hole in the ice and enjoy a hot cup of coffee from Rocky Fork Marine. Photos of fish caught at Rocky Fork Lake can be viewed at www.rockyforkmarine.com.