Day #5 was a bounce back day as
far as fish in the boat were concerned.
The day started early as guide Randy Weaver
met us at 5:30 AM for our morning
on the famous largemouth bass fishery known as Lake Seminole
in southwestern Georgia.
We passed the 1500 mile mark the
night before on the odometer as we rode into Georgia. Wingate’s
campground on the shores of Lake Seminole
was a welcome sight – not just because we could put our feet
up but because it
was a gorgeous campground. We
of only a handful of campers so we had the pick of the park.
One unfortunate event occurred on
our drive up from Florida
or possibly very fortunate depending on your point of view. Just when Taylor
was getting a bit tired at the wheel a
hawk collided with our windshield at 70mph which was pretty disturbing. However, Taylor
drove another hundred miles after that with eyes
The one great perk to hiring a
fishing guide is they always seem to have fast boats and
don’t mind putting the
We were in serious gator country
now and told to keep a watchful eye out.
Randy showed us some largemouth
bass fishing tricks on the Seminole and in doing so landed several four
pounders in the process. Our
fish were a
far cry from that but we were happy to have the smell of fish on our