Hey Everyone –

A quick fishing report, and then I will get onto the giveaway. I was out a couple of days this week – my Monday trip postponed due to the weather – too bad because the bite on Monday was awesome with the ultra-low barometric pressure we had as a result of the tropical storm.

Save Monday, the bite has been decent this week. I have continued to focus in the mouths of creeks on rocky areas for my fish. We have caught fish this week on crankbaits, topwater, drop-shot, jigs, spinnerbaits, and jerkbaits. The fish have been suspending up in the water column and have been moving shallower. However, there are still some studs out over the timber in deep water – I was out with Emory D. yesterday afternoon, and he had a MONSTER Spot hung and to the boat over 75 feet of water – my net was locked in my rod box, which didn’t prove helpful! A great marketing opportunity missed! Sorry Emory – next time my friend!

Now, onto the important stuff. As we remember 9/11 this weekend and salute all of those affected by this tragic event, I would like to specifically honor our service men and women (active duty or retired) as well as our police officers, firemen and women, and all other positions who by doing their jobs sacrificed their lives that day 10 years ago – as well as those in all the days since that have continued to put their lives on the line daily for our freedom and well being.

Hence, I am doing a drawing for a Free Full Day Trip for 1 or 2 people to honor our country and those who serve it. The entrants for this drawing must fall in one of these categories: military (active duty or retired), firefighter, police officer, paramedic, or associated service position. You may enter yourself, or you may nominate someone that you know. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE MADE THROUGH THE “CONTACT US” FORM ON THE BOTTOM OF MY HOME PAGE ON MY WEBSITE. Fill in your first and last name, email address, and in the “Your Message” portion, write the name of the person you are nominating along with their contact info. If you are entering for yourself, just write “Self” in the “Your Message” section.

Deadline for entry is 7 PM on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. I will do a drawing afterwards and announce the winner on this blog as well as my Facebook page and Twitter page. If you don’t already, you can follow me at Jimbo On Lanier for both Twitter and Facebook to get updates.

Finally, a BIG “Thank You” to all my sponsors that support me and allow me to fish for a living: JJ’s Magic, Hammond’s Fishing, Denali Rods, Sworming Hornet Lures, LanierMAPPED.com, and Slong’s Fishing Lures.

May God Bless,