How Do You Read Small Fishing Ponds?
If you are like me you spend most of your time traveling the highway with one eye on the road and the other eye looking out for anywhere you could possibly fish. It could be a small farm pond, or a golf course pond, or a small river or stream. Each has an appeal to us as die hard fishermen we simply can’t resist. These small waters tease us and have us wondering what they might hold just below the surface – largemouth bass, catfish, sunfish as big as dinner plates – the possibilities seem endless. So even though you may be many miles from home and there is no possibility of returning, and even though don’t have a fishing rod in your vehicle you still strain your neck to see that glimmer of water and imagine yourself casting a bait from shore. Every once in a while you come across a small pond close to home that is prime for fishing. Usually it requires some form of permission from the landowner to gain access. The last thing you want to do is discover a sure thing hot-spot only to upse