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11/6/2016
Normandy LakeRock
Yesterday and today I fished with Clifon Morrell of Alexandra, Kentucky and his brother Joe Morrell of Rockwood. Tennessee. The first day was cool with light north east winds. We caught 13 crappie with one throw back, topped by Joe's 15 inch blacknose. Today we had another cool morning and light east wind. We caught 9 nice blacknose led by Clifton's 16 inch monster. They were caught 9 to 20 foot deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys I had a good time showing you blacknose crappie action on Normandy Lake. Enjoy your fillets. See you next year.


10/16/2016
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with my Dad, Joe Travis of Murfreesboro for our annual trip to Normandy Lake, We were met with South southeast cloudy conditions giving way to partly cloudy. We caught 10 blacknose crappie. Dad caught the largest one, weighing in at 1 lb. 12 oz. The fish were caught 8 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Dad, I enjoyed our trip today. The bite is on at Normandy Lake, Book your trip soon.


10/5/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Woody Brown of Walling, Tennessee and Don Anderson of Albany, New York. We were met with high blue skies and southeast winds. We caught 40 crappie with 20 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed showing you my "power corking" technique. I hope learning my style will help you catch more on your home river. Enjoy your fillets.


8/5/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jeff McCullough and Chuck Clark both of Murfreesboro area. We were met with a nice summer morning and east south east winds. We caught 21 crappie with 12 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed showing you my "Power Corking" techniques. See you this fall.


7/11/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Phil Saliba and Frank Vanderpool of Nashville, TN. We had a cool summer morning with southwest winds. We caught 39 crappie with 24 keepers, topped by Phil's 16 inch white crappie. The crappie were caught from 9 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you. Enjoy your fillets.


7/3/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Ron Head and son Nathan of Murfreesboro, TN. We had a warm summer morning with east southeast winds. We caught 17 crappie with 8 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun time showing you my "power corking" technique. Enjoy your fillets. See you next time.


6/25/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with John Midgett of Lebanon, TN and his grandson Andrew Wilkerson of Dixon, TN. We were met with a hot summer morning with northeast winds. We caught 30 crappie with 14 keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you soon.


6/22/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Lisa and Jerry Smeltzer of Gallatin, TN. We were met with a hot summer morning with a cooling breeze. We caught 55 fish with 30 keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blasÚ rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time on our fishing trip today. Enjoy your fillets.


6/18/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Mark Byram and his son Max of Nashville, TN. We were met with light east winds. We caught 32 crappie with 19 keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you soon.


6/17/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with James Leach and his son Dave of Columbia, TN. We were met with north east winds and blue skies. We caught 20 crappie with nine keepers. They were caught 6 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. See you later this summer.


6/16/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jamie Johnson of Unionville, TN and his friend Matt Cooper. We were met with a warm morning with high blue sky and east south-east winds. We caught 50 crappie with 28 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, enjoy your fillets. See you later this summer.


6/14/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Eric Green and his sons Jacob and Jackson. We had a warm morning with variable winds. We caught 30 crappie with 16 keepers. The big fish was a 16 inch white crappie. The fish were caught 6 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun time today fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry.


6/13/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Mercy and James Templeton of Rockvale, TN for a half day trip. It was a warm morning with light east winds. We caught 34 crappie with 12 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I hope Mercy enjoyed her first crappie trip and you two enjoy your fillets.


6/10/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Tim Nelson of Cottontown, TN and his friend Ric Brown. We were met with clear blue skies and southeast winds. We caught 37 crappie with 22 keepers. They were caught 5 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time showing you my "power corking" technique. Enjoy your fillets. See you later this summer.


6/9/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with David Harris of Lascassas, TN and his grandson Ryan Sherfield. We were met with high blue skies and east north east winds. We caught 65 crappie with 38 keepers. They were caught 5 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, we had a great trip today. Enjoy your fillets.


6/7/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Bill Smith of Springfield, TN. and his son Ted of Knoxville. We had early morning clouds giving way to high winds and blue skies. We caught 32 crappie with 18 keepers. They were caught 10 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you later this summer. Enjoy your fillets.


6/5/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Debbie and Tom Nelson of Murfreesboro, Tn. We were met with light wind and heavy cloud cover. We caught 33 crappie with 13 keepers. They were caught 4 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our trip and hope to see you this fall.


6/4/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jason Kobes and Bill Schultz and sons Charlie and Aiden. We started out with heavy clouds and light winds, then afternoon showers. We caught 48 crappie with l8 keepers. They were caught 6 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. We had a great trip today. Enjoy your fish fry. Hope to see you later this summer.


6/3/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Kristen and Jarrod Droddy of Kountze, Texas. We were met with a nice with light winds and later, an afternoon shower. We caught 51 with 29 keepers. They were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a "tuffy minnow. Enjoyed showing you the "power corking" technique. I had fun today. Enjoy your fish fry.


6/1/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Rusty and Lacey Gulbranson and their children Jasper and Jade from Sidney, Nebraska. We had a summerlike morning with afternoon rain. We caught 49 crappie with 27 keepers. The crappie were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy your fillets and your stay in Tennessee.


5/25/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Danny Green of Grundy county and Trevor Brunsvold of Murfreesboro, TN. We were met with light rain and cloudy conditions. We caught 41 crappie with 21 nice keepers; four were over 15". The crappie were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a great time fishing with you today. Enjoy your fillets.


5/23/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Danny Ladd of Rockvale, TN. We were met with a cool morning with light winds. We caught 58 crappie with 20 nice keepers topped by 15 1/8" white crappie. They were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Had another good trip today. Enjoy your fillets.


5/22/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Michael Slawski and son Philip from Fairfax, VA and Kevin Orthman and son Charlie of Brentwood, TN. We were met with a cool foggy morning, with clear blue skies later after the fog lifted. We caught 14 crappie with 4 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guy, I enjoyed our trip today. See you later this summer.


5/19/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, TN. We were met with strong north and northeast winds. We caught 46 crappie with 26 keepers. They were caught 3 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Jim, we had a great trip today. Enjoy your fillets.


5/18/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Kelly Barrett of Richmond. Kentucky. We were met with cloudy skies, light misting rain and a north to north east wind. We caught 47 crappie with 20 keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time showing you my "power corking" techniques. Enjoy your fillets.


5/16/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Eric Green and his son Jackson. We had a cloudy cool spring morning with light winds. We caught 48 crappie with 23 keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Jackson, I enjoyed helping you catch your first crappies. Hope to see you all later this summer. Enjoy your fish fry.


5/13/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with James Leach and son Dave of Columbia, TN. We were met with a cool spring morning with northwest winds. We caught 41 crappie with 12 keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, it was fun fishing with you today. See you later this summer.


5/11/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, TN. We had a cloudy, calm spring morning. We caught 60 crappie with 26 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Phil, I enjoyed our great day of crappie fishing. See you later this summer. Have a good fish fry.


5/8/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Paul Wilson and son Jack of Franklin, TN. We were met with a pleasant spring morning with light winds increasing in strength as day went by. We caught 40 crappie with 12 keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed fishing with you and Jack. See you later this summer.


5/7/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Daryl Reeve of Clarksville, TN. We were met with another cool spring morning with west north west winds. We caught 55 crappie with 21 nice keepers topped with a 15 1/4" white crappie. They were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed showing you my "power corking technique". See you later this summer. Enjoy your fillets.


5/6/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with David Campbell and his daughter, Ariel from Old Hickory, TN. We were met with a chilly spring morning with strong north winds. We caught 30 crappie with 16 extra nice keeper. They were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our day fishing with you. See you later this summer. Enjoy your fillets.


5/1/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt. Juliet, TN, Bobby Watkins, Micah Evilizer, and son Riley of Nashville, TN. We were met with a beautiful, cloudy spring morning. We caught 36 crappie with 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Hey guys, enjoyed fishing with you again. Have a good fish fry. See you later this summer.


4/22/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Oliver Gunter and sons David and Marshall of Nashville, Tn. We had a pleasant spring morning with light winds. We caught 39 crappie with 14 keepers. They were caught 4 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun time fishing with you today. See you this summer. Enjoy your fillets.


4/21/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Christy and Duane Sanders of Fairfield, PA. We were met with a cloudy, stormy spring morning with variable winds. In spite of occasional showers we caught 55 crappie with 25 nice keepers topped by Duane's 15.25" big slab crappie. They were caught 3 to 9 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a good time fishing with you. Enjoy your stay in Tennessee and those fillets.


4/19/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Sammy Boehms and brother Mike Boehms from Columbia, TN. We had a nice cloudy spring morning with light winds. We caught 68 crappie with 26 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun time fishing with you today. See you later this summer. Enjoy you fillets.


4/17/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Angie and Brian Burditt of Shelbyville, TN. We were met with a blue bird sky and light winds 4 to 12 feet deep and light winds. We caught 36 crappie with 24 nice keepers. They were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you again. Enjoy your fillets!


4/16/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Duane Lovett of Mt. Pleasant, TN. We had a nice spring morning with light winds. We caught 41 crappie with 20 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed teaching you my "Power Corking" technique. See you this summer for more crappie action.


4/14/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Kimberly and Quinton Whitlock of Milton, Tennessee, and their friends Sheila and Tim Spilde. We had a beautiful spring morning with light and variable winds. We caught 52 crappie with 34 keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry! See you this summer.


4/13/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Bill Sheriff of Nashville and Marvin Mathis of New Mexico. We had a nice spring morning with cool,light winds. We caught 38 crappie with 24 nice keepers. They were caught 4 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you in June for some summer time crappie action.


3/30/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jamie Johnson and his dad, Roger Johnson of Unionville, Tennessee. We were met with a nice morning with light winds. By mid-morning we faced strong south, southeast winds. We caught 26 crappie with 16 nice keepers. They were caught 4 to 6 feet on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. Enjoy your fillets and see you in a few weeks.


3/28/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Hank Bentley and his son Henry of Nashville, TN. We were met with a cold, windy spring morning. We caught 22 crappie with 16 nice keepers. The fish were caught 2 to 5 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed fishing with you both on Henry's spring break. Hope to see you this summer.


3/27/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Patricia and Robert Bowen of Woodbury, TN. We were met with a calm cloudy, pretty spring morning. We caught 30 crappie with 18 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 4 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy your fillets. See you this summer.


3/19/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Ben, Tracy and son Will Kovaric of Mississippi. We were met with very strong north winds. We still managed to catch 34 crappie with 17 keepers. They were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed hearing your catfishing techniques. See you next time.


3/18/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Timothy Watkins od Old Hickory, TN, and Brian Green of Pennsylvania. We had a calm, beautiful morning. We caught 32 crappie with 21 nice keepers. They were caught 3 to 22 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun trip with you today. See you this summer.


3/17/2016
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Lou Cuccia of Smyrna, TN, and his friend Don Mowery. We were met with a beautiful calm morning. We caught 18 white crappie with 12 keepers. The fish were caught 15 to 22 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today showing you how my power corking technique works. See you in June.


3/16/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished a half day with Larry Brought of Hohenwald, TN, and Jackson Lankes of Alabama. We were met with a good morning bite despite the strong winds. We caught 17 crappie with 10 nice keepers. They were caught 5 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip. See you this summer.


3/15/2016
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jerry Smelser of Gallatin, and his friend Walter Treanor. We were met with strong south and southeast winds. We caught 41 crappie with 25 nice keepers. They were caught 5 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Thanks Walter for telling us your experiences catching salmon in Alaska. Enjoyed our trip today. See you in June.


3/8/2016
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Billy Lampley of Columbia, TN. We were met with a cool morning and windy conditions. We caught 29 crappie with 17 nice keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with tuffy minnows. I had a fun time showing you my power corking technique. Hope to see you soon for the spawning bite.


12/15/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jerry Smelser of Gallatin, Tennessee. We were met with a nice sunny December day with light winds out of the south. We managed to catch 22 crappie with 20 better than average keepers The fish were caught 18 to 22 feet deep in the standing timber on the main river channel. We used blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time today showing you how to catch those deep timber slabs. Enjoy your fish fry.


10/21/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Tom Rice and son Hunter of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with southeast winds and a blue bird sky. We caught 25 crappie with 13 keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you later this fall.


10/4/2015
Normandy
Today I fished with Debbie and Tom Nelson of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We were met with moderate north winds and foggy conditions. We caught 2 keepers. The fish were caught 9 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I believe the bite will improve as the water levels fall and water temperature cools. Enjoyed our trip today. See you next spring.


9/24/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins and his friend Joshua Hill of Pulaski, TN. We were met with light and variable winds with blue bird sky. We caught 42 crappie with 34 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had fun fishing with you. Enjoy your fillets. See you soon at Normandy.


9/22/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Joe Feller and Richard Taylor, dealers for Bad Boy Mowers. We were met with east northeast winds. We caught 15 crappie with 10 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you this morning. Enjoy the rest of your time in Tennessee.


9/15/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jerry Smelser of Gallatin, Tennessee. We were met with southeast winds and clear blue skies. We caught 41 crappie with 33 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 - 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time today showing you my "power corking" technique. Enjoy your fillets and I'll see you in October at Normandy for some blacknose crappie action.


8/28/2015
Percy Priest Lake
I fished this past Thursday and Friday with Jim Simkins of Pulaski Tn. We were met with cool north east winds and clear blue skies. we caught 57 crappie with 37 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip over the past 2 days.See you at Normandy this fall.


8/13/2015
Percy Priest Lake
I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, TN the last two mornings. We were met with cool crisp temperatures with northeast winds. We caught 52 crappie with 29 nice keepers, topped by a 14 3/4 inch blacknose crappie. The fish were caught 9 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with with a tuffy minnow. I've had a good time fishing with you. Enjoy your filets.


7/24/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Ray Holman and his grandson Noah Hempill. We had a nice pleasant summer morning with light winds and cloud cover. We caught 23 crappie with 8 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy your fish fry. Hope to se you this fall.


7/3/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Scott Irwin of Michigan with Sue Irwin, Betty Marsh, and Josh Smith of Thompson Station, TN. We were met with overcast conditions and occasional showers. We caught 42 crappie with 15 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Its your turn to enjoy those fillets. I'll look for you next time.


6/25/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jim and Judith Johnson of Madison, TN. We had a foggy summer morning with light southeast winds. We caught 54 crappie with 19 keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy your filets. See you soon.


6/20/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with John Hamari, his daughter Charis and sons Isaac and Jonathan of Smyrna, TN. We had light rain with overcast skies. We caught 34 fish with thirteen nice keepers. Isaac caught the big fish of the day: a crappie almost 15 inches long. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you later this summer.


6/11/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, TN. We had a great summer morning with light south winds. We caught 54 crappie with 34 nice keepers, with the two largest over 15 inches. The fish were caught 7 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy the fillets. See you later this summer.


6/10/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Bill Meredith of Smyrna and Bill Thurman of Nashville. We had a pleasant sunny morning; winds were light and variable. We caught 73 crappie with 30 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, enjoy your fillets. See you next year.


6/9/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with David Harris of Lascassas, TN and his grandson Ryan Sherfield. We had a cool foggy summer morning with light winds. We managed to catch 80 crappie with 43 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed sharing your birthday trip, Ryan. Hope to see you two this fall. Have a great fish fry.


6/5/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Kevin Meunier and his son Nicholas of Mt. Juliet. We were met with a nice summer morning with light southeast winds. We managed to catch 53 crappie with 23 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today, especially helping Nicholas catch his first crappie. Have a great fish fry and see you this summer.


5/3/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Sarah Crotzer of Murfreesboro and her father Harry Crotzer of Knoxville. We were meet with east and southeast winds. we caught 12 crappie with six keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow 6-9 feet deep. enjoyed our trip today and hope to see this summer.


4/26/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Randy Eade from Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with light rains, overcast skies and cold north to northeast winds. We caught 37 crappie with 17 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Enjoy your fish fry and and see you in June.


4/24/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Paul Wilson and his son Jake of Franklin, Tennessee. We were met with overcast skies and light winds for this afternoon trip. Jake celebrated his birthday by helping catch a good share of the 66 crappie with 16 keepers. They were caught 5 to 12 feet on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Enjoy your fish fry and see you in June.


4/21/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Sheriff of Nashville and Marvin Mathis of New Mexico. We were met with cool temperatures and strong winds. We managed to catch 28 crappie with 9 nice keepers. They were caught 4 to 12 feet deep using blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, enjoy your filets. See you this summer.


4/20/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Laura Volkerding and Vivienne Irizarry of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We were met with a cloudy,0 rainy day with strong winds. We managed to catch 43 crappie with 9 nice keeper. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. The fish were caught 5 to l0 feet deep. Enjoy your filets. Hope to see you in June for some more "power corking" action.


4/18/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mike and Diana Young from Tennyson, Indiana. We were met with cloudy conditions with easterly winds. We managed to catch 45 crappie with 15 keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Good to see you again this year. Enjoy your stay in Tennessee. See you again next year.


4/17/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jeff Ramsey from Brentwood and Shawn Myers from Dover, Tennessee. We had a beautiful spring day with light winds. We managed to catch 42 crappie with 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys I had a fun time today showing you my "power corking" technique. Enjoy the filets. See you this summer.


4/16/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Meredith of Smyrna and Bill Thurman of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with a cloudy day with a few showers. We caught 51 crappie with 21 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you. See you in June for some more "power corking" action.


4/11/2015
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt.Juliet, Bobby Watkins and Micah Evilizer of Nashville, TN. We were met with a beautiful spring day and had a consistent bite all day ending up catching 55 crappie with 25 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 - 6 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a good time with you all today. Enjoy your fish fry.


4/5/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jessica and Mike Kelly from Clarksville Tennessee. It was a cold, foggy morning but turned into a nice spring day. We caught 57 crappie with 21 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 12 feet on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed showing you my "power corking technique". See you soon.


3/24/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with David Harris and his daughter Kimberly Whitlock of Lascassas, Tennessee. We enjoyed an extra nice spring day. We caught 40 crappie with 10 keepers. They were caught 2 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our trip today. See you later this season.


3/22/2015
Percy Priest Lake
For the last two days I fished with Clifton Morrell of Alexandria, Kentucky, and his brother Joe Morrell of Watts Bar Lake area. We were met with nice spring weather with north and northeast winds. For the two days we caught a total of l01 crappie with 31 keepers. They were caught from 3 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. It was fun teaching you my "power corking" techniques. See you this fall for some Normandy Lake blacknose crappie. Enjoy your fish fry.


3/16/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Steven Hall of Nashville and his friend Sheela Keeton. We were met with the nicest day so far this year. We managed to catch 25 crappie with 10 nice keepers. The biggest was a 16 inch slab. They were caught 4 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Great to see you. I can't wait to get some of your Shotgun Red Catfish and Crappie breading mix.


1/31/2015
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Rick Marquez, and his son Rick, Jr. We had a cold, crisp morning with light southeast winds. The day started out with a strong hybrid bite and then. the crappie started to bite. We managed to catch 26 crappie with 7 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you in few weeks.


12/7/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Trevonte Lemon and Quintanah Waller ot Virginia. We were met with a cool crisp morning and a 3 foot rise in the lake level, which made for slow fishing conditions. We caught 13 crappie with 10 keepers. The fish were caught 20 to 25 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium to large tuffy minnow. I enjoyed showing you my deep water fishing techniques. Hope to see you later this winter.


11/20/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Justin Seay of Clarksville, Tennessee. We had a cool crisp morning with light northerly winds. We caught 13 crappie with 8 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medi- um to large tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our tip. See you next Spring.


11/9/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with James Templeton of Rockvale, TN. We had the perfect cool fall morning with very light winds. The deep tree bite is on! We caught 32 crappie with 29 extra nice keepers with 4 fish over 15 inches. The fish were caught 20 to 24 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. James, it was a great day catching those large slabs out of the deep trees. See you soon.


11/3/2014
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with Barry Price of Milton, Tennessee, and grandson, Camden. We had a cool crisp fall morning with bright blue skies. We caught 7 crappie with 4 nice keepers. We caught them 12 to 24 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Enjoyed a nice fall day fishing with you at beautiful Normandy Lake.


11/2/2014
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with Angie and Brian Burditt of Shelbyville, Tennessee. We were faced with the first foggy, frosty fall morning with light winds. We had a good early morning bite and caught 16 crappie with 13 nice keepers topped by two 16 1/4 inch black nose crappie. They were caught 9 to 18 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed our trip today and hope to see you next spring.


10/30/2014
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with Steven Frost of Estill Springs and John Wells of Fayetteville, Tennessee. We were met with a cold foggy morning with light south winds. We caught eight crappie with seven keepers, topped by a 16 inch plus black nose crappie. They were caught 9 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed meeting you today and showing you my "power corking" techniques.


10/26/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Mitch Tipton and Joe Pride of Nashville, TN. We had an unusually dense fog that seemed to last forever. We caught 22 crappie with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you in November.


10/25/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Curt Ullery and grandson Nico Pintilie of Lakeland, TN. We had a cool sunny morning with light winds. We caught 14 crappie with 6 keepers. They were caught 9 to 19 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun time with you; enjoy your fillets.


10/24/2014
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with Danny Ladd of Rockvale, Tn. We had a cold foggy morning with light winds. We started with a good early bite and caught more later in the day. We had a total of 15 crappie with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time catching those hard pulling black nose crappie with you today. Enjoy your fillets.


10/21/2014
Normandy Lake
Today I fished with Jamie Johnson and his father Roger of Unionville, TN. We had a cool foggy fall morning with light winds and a good early morning bite. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 18 very nice keepers including a few in the two pound class. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you next month for some more black nose crappie action.


9/26/2014
Normandy
Today I fished with Lora and Doug Brown of Manchester, Tennessee. This morning we faced east north east winds which cause a slow bite. We caught 4 nice crappie, all keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on a standard power corking minnow rig tipped with a minnow. See you later this fall for another trip.


9/20/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Mitch Pousson and his son Christian of Franklin, Tennessee. This morning we faced southeast winds with very nice temperatures. We caught 15 crappie with 9 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, enjoy your fillets and see you in October.


9/17/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jim Southerland of Nashville, Tennessee and his brother Joe Cotham of Arkansas. This morning we faced northeast winds with good cloud cover. We caught 25 crappie with 16 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun day fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry tonight.


9/7/2014
Percy Priest Lake
I fished the last two days with Paul Wilson of Franklin, Tennessee and his father Kenneth from Georgia. We faced frontal conditions both days. Saturday we caught 24 crappie with 19 nice keepers; today we had seven crappie with 5 keepers in a half day trip. They were caught from 6 to 15 feet deep, on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trips. Hope to see you at Normandy Lake in October for some black nose crappie action.


8/15/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Scott Irwin of Michigan, uncle of Ashley Smith and Josh Smith and their friend John Anderson. We were met with light easterly winds. We caught 27 crappie with 23 keepers, topped by Scott's 16 inch slab white crappie. The fish were caught 9 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time on our trip together. Enjoy your fish fry.


8/12/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, TN. We had a cool summer morning with light northwest winds. We caught 22 crappie with 19 nice keepers topped by 15 1/4 inch slab white crappie. The fish were caught 12-14 deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Phil, enjoy your fish fry. See you this fall for some slab black crappie action at Normandy Lake.


8/6/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Mitch Drew and his son Will of Lavergne, TN. We had light and variable winds. We caught 27 crappie with 20 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you this fall for some black nose crappie action at Normandy Lake.


8/5/2014
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Lane Palmer of Texas and his friends Tim Tinsley and his son Carter of Chattanooga, Tn. Today we had a nice summer morning with easterly wind. We caught 21 crappie with 17 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, enjoy your fish fry.


7/27/2014
Percy Priest
This weekend I fished with Pat and Wolfgang Sprie of Atlanta, Georgia. Saturday we had light southwest winds and bright blue skies and managed to catch 30 crappie with 23 nice keepers. Our second day we faced pre-frontal conditions. We had an early morning bite with 15 crappie and 14 keepers. Both days the fish were caught 6 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with tuffy minnow. Thanks for spending time with me on your Tennessee vacation. Enjoy your fillets.


7/21/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mike Trigona of Spring Hill, Tennessee, and his dad, Carl, of Florida. We had a cool, cloudy, summer morning. We caught 27 crappie and had 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun time fishing with you today. Enjoy your fish fry.


7/20/2014
Priest Lake
Today I fished with Guy Alexander and Brittany Holcomb of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with a beautiful cloudy summer morning. We caught 21 crappie with 19 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Enjoy those fillets. See you this fall.


7/12/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Aaron Disney, his dad Jeff, and father -in-law Wes Brown. We were met with a hot summer day and southeast winds. We caught 25 crappie with 23 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you this fall for some black nose slabs at Normandy.


7/7/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Barry Price and his grandson Camden Smith of Milton, Tennessee. We had a nice summer morning. We were met with northeast winds which eventually turned into strong southwest winds. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 18 nice keepers. Our fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Camden, I had a good time showing you how to catch your first crappie. Mr. Price, hope you all enjoy those fillets. See you this fall to catch big black nose crappie at Normandy Lake.


6/30/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Sam McGee of Murfreesboro and Timmy Gambill of Smyrna, Tennessee. We were met with overcast sky and light rain and southeast to east wind. We caught 47 crappie with 43 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow.. Guys, I had a fun time showing you my "power corking" technique. Enjoy those fillets.


6/28/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee, daughter Christie George and son-in-law Brian George of Knoxville. We were met with overcast skies and light rains. We caught 30 crappie with 26 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun time today on our trip. Have a great fish fry; hope to see you this fall.


6/25/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Danny Green and son Eric of Grundy County, Tennessee. We were met with a cloudy summer morning with light westerly winds. We caught 42 crappie with 35 nice keepers. They were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time showing you my "power corking" technique today. Enjoy your fish fry.


6/21/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Warren Naron and son Lucas of Christiana and his father-in-law Joe Travis of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We were met with a nice summer morning with light winds. We caught 30 crappie with 22 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Lucas, it was fun to see you catch your first crappie.


6/18/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Eric Mitchell from Manchester and his brother Matt of Smyrna. Tennessee. We were met with a light southeast wind and a blue sky morning. We caught 31 crappie with 22 keepers at 6 to 15 feet on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun trip today and hope to see you this fall at Normandy for some black nose crappie action.


6/15/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Justin Hicks of Spring Hill, Tennessee, his father Robbie, and friend Mark Brewer. We were met with blue sky conditions and a southeast wind which made for a slow bite. We had 28 crappie with 20 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope you'll enjoy the filets.


6/13/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mike Lamp, grandfather, and Jamie Pearlman and sons Carson and Brandon of Brentwood, Tennessee. We were met with rain and light winds. We caught 33 crappie with 23 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys,I enjoyed our trip today. See you next time.


6/9/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mitch and Zelda Drew of Smyrna, father Nelce from Kentucky, and brother Phillip from Ohio. We were met with a rainy summer morning which later turned into a nice summer day. We caught 40 crappie with 29 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Enjoy your fillets and see you soon.


6/6/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Donna and Pete Boyd of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful cool and foggy summer morn-ing. We had perfect fishing conditions all day long and managed to catch 66 crappie with 56 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Enjoy your fish and I'll hope to see you later this summer.


6/4/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Thurman and friend Bill Meredith of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with a nice summer morning with light winds which increased during the day. We caught 56 crappie with 40 good keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, enjoy the fish and see you later this summer.


5/26/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Bowles and Kelly Misty of Watertown, Tennessee. We were met with a rainy summer morning. We caught 31 crappie with 25 nice keepers. They were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Enjoy your fish fry and see you in June.


5/24/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Judy and Jim Johnson of Madison, Tennessee, and their two daughters Amy and Mindy. We were met with a beautiful, overcast summer morning. We caught 26 crappie with 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time showing my power corking technique. Enjoy your fish fry.


5/21/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Tim Barker and his friend Hayden Holt of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. We were met with a cool, cloudy morning with a southwest wind. The fish bit early, then the bite slowed as the day went on. We caught 15 crappie with 8 nice keepers. Hayden caught his first crappie which was a black nose. The fish were caught 6 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our fishing trip and look forward to seeing you later this summer.


5/15/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with cold and overcast conditions, which were perfect fishing conditions. We had a very good early morning bite which helped us catch 43 crappie with 30 nice keepers. The fish were caught 7 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Phil, enjoy the fish fry. See you in June.


5/6/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim Kawood and his friend Harold Ferguson. We had a beautiful spring morning with light southwest winds increasing in strength as the day went on. We caught 55 crappie with 34 nice keepers. They were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed showing my "power-corking" tech- nique. See you later this summer.


5/5/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Danny Ladd and his son Daniel. We had a nice spring morning with light southwest winds that turned stronger throughout the day. We caught 42 crappie with 26 nice keepers. The fish were caught 5-12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today and hope to see you later this summer.


5/3/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim Dismukes and son Jim III and friend Sam Banks. We were met with a cool spring morning. Later in the morning we had strong winds causing the bite to stop. We caught 15 crappie with 10 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun time introducing you to my "power corking technique." See you later this summer.


4/27/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with James Templeton of Rockvale, Tennessee. We had a nice spring morning. We caught 40 crappie with 30 keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. James, I enjoyed our trip today. See you this summer and enjoy your fish fry.


4/25/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Justin and Ronnie Seay of Clarksville, Tennessee. We were met with strong west winds. We caught 36 crappie with 30 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, enjoy your fish fry and I'll see you in June.


4/19/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with John Hamari and children Charis, Isaac, and Jonathan. We were met with northeast winds, but managed to catch 19 crappie with 9 keepers. They were caught 2 to 6 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you in June.


4/17/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Gary Throneberry of Columbia, Tennnessee, and stepson William Bradford. We were met with a nice spring morning with strong winds. We caught 38 crappie with 28 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Hope to see you this summer for some more crappie action. Have a great fish fry.


4/16/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ken Young of Watertown, Tennessee and friend Max Moore of California. We had a nice spring morning with due east winds. We caught 30 crappie with 22 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun time fishing with you and hope you enjoy your fish fry.


4/15/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Hulon Bush of Paris, Tennessee. We were met with cloudy conditions with very strong northwest winds. We caught 21 crappie with 14 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 3 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a good time today showing you my "power corking" technique, despite the tough conditions. Enjoy your fish fry.


4/12/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Dianna and Michael Young of Tenneyson, Indiana. We faced strong south to southeast winds. We caught 38 crappie with 35 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time showing you how my "power corking" technique works. Enjoy your fish fry. See you this fall.


4/10/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Larry O'Rear and friend Buddy King, Jr. of Cookeville, Tennessee. We had strong southerly winds. We caught 30 crappie with 27 keepers. They were caught 3 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip. Maybe our next trip will have better weather.


4/9/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chuck Dillon of Smyrna and brother Wayne of LaVergne, Tennessee. We had a warm spring after- noon with northwest winds. We caught 40 crappie with 33 nice keepers. They were caught 4 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun trip with you this afternoon. Hope to see you this summer.


4/6/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chris and David Campbell of Old Hickory, Tennessee. We had a cool spring morning with light and variable winds. We caught 44 crappie with 34 nice keepers. The fish were caught 2 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. See you later this spring. Enjoy your fish fry.


4/5/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mitch Anderson and son Hank of Franklin, Tennessee. Our afternoon had high blue skies and east north east winds. We caught 35 crappie and had 24 nice keepers. They were caught 2 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun trip this afternoon. Enjoy your fish fry.


4/4/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Trip Hailey of Nolensville, Tennessee and Friend Thomas Babbs. We had overcast, windy conditions. We caught 53 crappie with 31 nice keepers. The fish were caught 2 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a fun day. Enjoy your fish fry.


4/2/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with a beautiful spring morning with south winds. We caught 53 crappie with 29 nice keepers. The fish were caught 2 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Phil, I enjoyed our trip today. See you later this spring.


4/1/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with W. C. Power of Manchester, Tennessee. We had a nice spring day. We caught 24 crappie with 10 nice keepers topped by a 15 inch white crappie. The fish were caught 8 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you this fall for a trip to Normandy Lake for those black nose crappie.


3/31/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jamie Johnson of Unionville, Tennessee and his father Roger Johnson. It was a cool, foggy spring morning with light wind. We caught 41 crappie with 19 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you in a few weeks for the spawn bite.


3/30/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with David Kerper and son Carson of Lafayette, Indiana, and his brother James Kerper of Smyrna, Tennessee. We had a cool spring morning with light northwesterly winds. We caught 49 crappie with 29 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you this summer.


3/27/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Clifton, Gabe, and Richard Morrell. We had a cool morning with strong south winds. we caught 42 crappie with 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 10 feet on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip today and hope to see you all again next year.


3/26/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Clifton, Gabe, and Richard Morrell. We had a bright sunny afternoon with light, variable winds. We caught 20 crappie with no throwbacks. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. See you in the morning.


3/21/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Justin and Ronne Seay of Clarksville, Tennessee. We were met with a cool spring morning with southwest winds. We caught 15 crappie with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with tuffy minnows. Guys I had a good time showing you the power corking technique. See you this summer for more crappie fishing.


3/20/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Stidham And Jerry Patterson of Nashville Tennessee. We were met with a cool calm spring morning with light north westerly winds. We caught 34 crappie with 28 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys I enjoyed the trip today. See you all this spring on the water.


3/19/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Weakley and sons Ely and Isaiah of Ashland City, Tennessee. We were met with strong, southwesterly and northwesterly winds. We caught 30 crappie with 26 nice keepers, The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys I enjoyed our trip today. Have a great fish fry.


3/15/2014
Percy Priest
This morning I fished with Doug Brown and Doug Markham of Nashville; this afternoon Jason Shane of LaVergne, Tennessee took Doug Markham's seat. We faced an easterly wind and caught 51 crappie with 21 nice keepers. They were caught 8 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffie minnow. Guys, I enjoyed teaching you my "power corking" techniques. Looking forward to seeing you later on this year.


3/14/2014
Percy Priest
This morning I fished with Rich Novak from Centerville, Ohio. We were met with a cool, windy morning. We managed to catch 33 crappie with 14 nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow 10 to 12 feet deep. I enjoyed showing you my "power corking" technique. Hope to see you next time you're in Tennessee.


3/14/2014
Percy Priest
This afternoon I fished with Barbara and Brett McClelllan from Indiana. We were met with strong southwesterly winds. We still managed to catch 26 crappie with 12 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed the trip today. Enjoy your fish fry.


3/7/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ty Cobb of Dyersburg, TN. We were met with a cool, crisp morning with light northerly winds. We had a steady bite all day and caught 73 crappie with 48 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow 12 to 14 feet deep. Ty I enjoyed sharing my Power Corking techniques with you and hope to see you soon.


2/22/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with James Taylor and son James of Murfrees boro, TN. It was a cool crisp morning with light southerly winds. We managed to catch 15 nice sized crappies, all keepers, no throw backs. The fish were caught 18 to 23 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Hope you enjoyed learning my "Power Corking" crappie techniques. Hope to see you later this year.


2/19/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Larry Patterson and Harry McNutt of Nashville, TN. It was a warm February morning with light winds. We managed to catch 27 crappie with 12 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 18 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip. See you soon for some more deep water fishing.


2/16/2014
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt. Juliet, TN. It was a cold, crisp morning with light winds. We managed to catch 24 crappie with 12 nice keepers. They were caught 9 to 15 feet deep. Enjoyed our day. See you later this spring.


11/2/2013
Normandy
I fished the last two days with Robert Gibson and Paul Nord of Bloomington, Illinois, and David Gates of Eddyville, Kentucky. We were met with cold front conditions both days. We managed to catch 11 crappie with five keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 10 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Even though the fishing conditions were tough, I enjoyed our time fishing on beautiful Normandy Lake.


10/26/2013
J. Percy Priest
Today I fished with James Lockridge, Milton Kelly, Chris Houser, and Taylor Kidwell of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with a cold foggy morning and southeast winds. We managed to catch only 6 crappie with 4 keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Despite the tough fishing conditions, I enjoyed our trip today fishing with you all.


10/23/2013
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Jim Loscutoff of Massachusetts. We were met with strong, cold northwest winds which slowed the crappie bite. We managed to catch 4 crappie with 3 keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. It was good to fish with you today despite the weather. Enjoy the rest of your trip here in Tennessee.


10/21/2013
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with Kelly Barrett of Richmond, Kentucky. We had a foggy morning with cold front conditions and east winds. We still managed to catch 20 crappie with 17 nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow 8 to 18 feet deep. I had a nice time fishing with you today. Enjoy your fish fry.


10/19/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with David Campbell and daughter Ariel from Old Hickory, Tennessee. It was a cloudy morning with cold front conditions. The bite was slow. We had three nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow 10 to 12 feet deep. I had a good time fishing with you. Hope the bite is a little better next time.


10/18/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. It was a cold morning with thick fog and light winds. We managed to catch 24 crappie with 18 nice slabs. The fish were caught 10 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Jim, I enjoyed our trip today. See you next week.


10/14/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with Joe Whitley of Nashville and his grandson, Tyler Meadows of Clarksville. We had a nice, cool fall morning with light winds. We caught 17 crappie with 14 nice keepers; 8 being in the 15 inch range. The fish were caught 10 - 12 feet deep on plain rigs and blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had a good time today showing you my "power corking" technique." Hope to see you soon.


10/12/2013
Percy Priest Lake
Today I fished with James Templeton of Rockvale, Tennessee. We had a beautiful fall day with light winds and high blue skies. We managed to catch 40 crappie with 34 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. James, I had another fun trip. See you soon.


10/10/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. We had a beautiful cloudy, cool fall morning, with a very good early morning bite. We caught 15 crappie, all keepers, with 5 being 15 inches or more. They were caught 10 to 12 feet deep on blade and plain minnow rigs, tipping with tuffy minnows. LOOKS LIKE THE BITE IS ON!! Jim. I enjoyed our trip today. See you next week.


10/1/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Robert Tomlinson of Lebanon, Tennessee. We had a nice fall morning with east winds which made for a slow bite. We managed to catch 20 crappie with 12 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. See you soon for that blacknose crappie trip at Normandy Lake.


9/29/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with James Templeton of Rockvale, Tennessee. We had a cool fall morning with light winds. We managed to catch 14 crappie with 8 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you soon for another fun trip.


9/27/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Darrell Lane of Madison and his brother Bob of Clarksville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful fall day with cool light winds. We managed to catch 38 crappie with 28 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 14 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our fishing trip. Have a great fish fry!


9/26/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Michael Trigona of Spring Hill, Tennessee. We were met with a foggy, cloudy cool morning with a very light wind---perfect fishing conditions. We managed to catch 36 crappie with 29 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. I had fun showing you my "power corking technique". Enjoy your fish fry!


9/22/2013
Normandy
Today I fished with Matt Nevison of Holt, Michigan and his sons Kyle and Garrett. We had a cool foggy morning with light winds. We caught 15 blacknose crappie with 9 nice keepers. The fish were caught 10 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you on this first official trip of the Normandy blacknose crappie season.


9/19/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Will Hailey of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful fall afternoon start, cloudy with light winds. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 15 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 8 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Will, I had a good time fishing with you today. Enjoy your fish fry!


9/16/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ray Paschall and his daughter Jordan of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful, cool fall morning with light winds. We caught 25 crappie with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun day teaching you my "power corking" technique. Looking forward to seeing you at Normandy Lake for a blacknose crappie trip.


9/5/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Justin Seay of Clarksville, Tennessee. We had a cool September morning with light fog and northerly winds. We had a very consistent early morning bite and managed to catch 40 crappie with 32 keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Justin, I enjoyed showing you my "power corking" technique. See you later this fall for a blacknose crappie trip to Normandy Lake.


9/1/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Reginald Lewis of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and his father Ronnie. We had overcast, rainy conditions and managed to catch 24 crappie with 19 nice keepers on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. The fish were caught 8 to 10 feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. Looking forward to seeing you for a blacknose crappie trip to Normandy.


8/23/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Cliff Jones of Springfield, Tennessee, and Bruce Lester of Kentucky. We had a nice summer morning with very light winds. The early morning bite was steady and we caught 51 crappie with 33 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today and teaching you my "power corking" technique. See you at Normandy Lake.


8/16/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with cloudy cool front conditions with east north east winds. We caught 31 crappie with 28 keepers using a blade rig tipped with a tuffy minnow 8 to 10 feet deep. Phil, I enjoyed our trip today and I'm looking forward to seeing you in a few weeks with your brother.


8/12/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Aaron Disney and his father-in-law Wess Brown. We encountered cloudy frontal conditions with light winds. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 18 nice keepers caught on a blade rig tipped with a tuffy minnow. The crappie were caught 8 to 12 feet deep. Enjoyed our trip today and look forward to seeing you this fall at Normandy.


8/6/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Lance McNease and his son Brant of Lake Charles, Louisiana. We had a perfect fishing afternoon with overcast skies, light winds, and scattered showers. We had a steady bite and managed to catch 54 crappie with 36 nice keepers. They were caught on a blade rig tipped with a minnow 8 to 10 feet deep. Guys, I had a fun fishing trip today. Enjoy the rest of your stay in Tennessee.


8/2/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Darryl Bivens of Lyles, Tennessee. We had a beautiful foggy summer morning with light winds. We had a very good early morning bite. We managed to catch 63 crappie with 48 nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow in 8 to 15 feet deep. Dr. Bivens, enjoy your fish fry!


7/27/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with John Hamari and his three children: Jonathan, Isaac, and Charis. We had cloudy conditions and we managed to catch 28 crappie with 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 15 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed fishing with you all. Have a great fish fry.


7/25/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Dave Allen from Parsonsburg, Maryland. We had a beautiful summer day with low humidity and clear blue skies. We managed to catch 41 crappie with 33 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Dave, I had a fun time on the trip today. Enjoy the rest of your time in Nashville.


7/15/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Robert Gibson from Bloomington, Illinois and his son Matthew, and his grandsons Braden Gibson and Sam Pena. We had a pleasant summer morning with southeast winds and a good early morning bite. We managed to catch 52 crappie with 35 nice keepers. Guys, enjoy your fish fry. Hope to see you this fall at Normandy Lake.


7/11/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Will Hailey of Nashville, Tennessee and his niece Logan Pasey and her friend Chelsea Baeza of New Mexico. We faced high water and flooding conditions, but managed to catch 25 crappie with 17 nice keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time today showing you all my "power-corking" techniques. Have a great fish fry.


7/1/2013
Percy Priest
Today I Fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a cloudy, cool day perfect for fishing. We caught 60 crappie with 42 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Phil, I had fun trip today. Enjoy your fish fry!


6/30/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ariel Campbell and her dad David Campbell of Old Hickory, Tennessee. We had a beautiful summer day. We managed to catch 45 crappie with 30 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you all. Enjoy your fish fry!


6/23/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with James Templeton of Rockvale, Tennessee. We had a nice summer morning. We had a very consistent morning bite and managed to catch 52 crappie with 42 keepers. The fish were caught 9 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. James, I enjoyed our trip today and hope to see you at Normandy this fall.


6/19/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Hugh McNaughton of Southern Woods and Waters, his friend Bill Brummett, and Hugh's brother-in-law Scott. Our foggy morning with east winds soon turned into a blue sky day. We caught 32 crappie with 20 nice keepers. We caught them 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today. Mr. Brummett. have a great fish fry.


6/15/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Boles and Kelly Misty of Brush Creek, Tennessee. We had a cool summer morning and managed to catch 64 crappie with 34 nice keepers. The fish were caught on a blade rig with a minnow 8 to 12 feet deep. I enjoyed fishing with you today and hope to see you soon.


6/8/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Everett and his brother Kyle from Clarksville, Tennessee, and their father Brian Bodei from New Mexico. We had a cool foggy morning with light winds. We managed to catch 114 crappie with 60 nice keepers. They were caught from 5 feet to 13 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had fun showing you my "power corking" fishing technique. Enjoy your big fish fry!


5/30/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Russ Rayburn of Nashville, Tennessee and his friend Keith McMahon of Columbia, Tennessee. The weather was nice with occasional showers. We managed to catch 44 crappie with 20 keepers topped by a 15 1/2 inch white crappie. The fish were caught 9 to 13 feet deep on a blade rig with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had fun fishing with you today. Hope to see you in a few weeks.


5/29/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Marty Davis and his friend David Thomas of Manchester, Tennessee. The weather was a beautiful May day. We managed to catch 60 crappie with 19 keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 13 feet deep on a blade rig with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today and see you this fall for those blacknose crappie at Normandy.


5/28/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim Johnson of Madison, Tennessee, and his friends Jim Bruxuoort from Danville, Virginia and Don Nodtvedt from Waverly, Iowa. We had beautiful weather with strong winds. We caught 51 crappie with 21 nice keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry!


5/27/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, his daughter Christie and her fiancÚ Brian George from Knoxville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful morning with southeast winds. We caught 55 crappie with 19 keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Had a great time today and looking forward to seeing you this fall at Normandy.


5/25/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Aaron Disney from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and his father Jeff. We had a really nice cool morning with east to northeast winds. We caught 90 crappie with 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 18 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. Enjoy the fish fry!


5/24/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Larry Keller and his son Dustin of Lebanon, Tennessee. We had perfect weather with north to northeast winds. We managed to catch 90 crappie with 25 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 15 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed showing you my "power corking" fishing technique. See you this summer. Dustin, hope this is a birthday you'll enjoy remembering.


5/21/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Steven Hall's cousins, Dave Groen and wife Jean from Florida and Mike Groen and wife Sylvia from Iowa. We had a beautiful spring morning with east to southeast winds. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 11 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 20 feet on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed fishing with you all today and look forward to seeing you again.


5/8/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Dunn if Brentwood, California. We were met with a beautiful day with light winds. We caught 30 crappie with 15 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow; also we used 1/8 oz. jig with a 2 inch Southern Pro hot grub with a crappie nibble on the hook point. Fish were caught 15 to 23 feet deep. Bill, I enjoyed our trip today and hope to see you this fall at Normandy.


5/2/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jae Waters of Brentwood, Tennessee and his father, Jim Waters. We had a nice May morning but an approaching storm front and heavy lake draw down had the fish buried in the cover. We managed to catch 25 crappie with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 22 feet deep, on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I had a fun day fishing with you. See you at Normandy this fall!


4/28/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ariel Campbell and her dad, David of Old Hickory, Tn. We had cloudy and frontal conditions with the lake having a five foot rise after heavy rains. We managed to catch 29 crappie with 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a good time fishing with you today. Hope to see you soon.


4/26/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Tim Smith, Troy Klaphake, Scott Hale, and Craig Phillips. We had a cool, crisp morning with northeast winds. We managed to catch 67 crappie with 31 keepers. The big fish were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you this fall for a blacknose crappie trip to Normandy Lake.


4/22/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Carlin and John Woods of Mt. Juliet and Carlin's father, Chris Berry. We had a cool, crisp foggy morning with light southeast winds. We caught 63 crappie with 33 nice keepers topped by two over 15 inch white crappie. The fish were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun time teaching you my "power corking" technique. Looking forward to seeing you again this summer.


4/16/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Russ Rayburn of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a warm, overcast day with south to southeast winds. We caught 50 crappie with 30 very nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 12 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Glad you enjoyed my Power Corking" technique and look forward to seeing you in May.


4/15/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mitch Drew of Smyrna, Tennessee, and his father, Nelce Drew of Kentucky. We had a beautiful day. The spawn is on and the fish are ready to bite. We caught 120 crappie with 49 nice keepers, caught 4 to 12 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs, tipped with a medium tuffy minnow. Guys, enjoyed the trip today. See you later in the year for a blacknose crappie trip.


4/13/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. We had a beautiful day. We caught 110 crappie with 55 slabs topped by a 15 inch black and a 15 inch white, keeping the best 30. The fish were caught 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. The action was fast and furious. Enjoyed our trip today; see you next time.


4/6/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. We had a nice warm day with south to southwest winds. We caught 35 fish with 22 slabs topped by a 15 1/4 inch crappie. The fish were caught 8 to 20 feet on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. It was a lot of fun fishing with you today; hope you learned some new spots.


3/30/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Francis Gresham and daughter Jennifer Goostree of Cross Plains, Tennessee. We had a cool, foggy morning with light north to northeast winds. We managed to catch 21 crappie with 14 nice keepers topped by a 15 1/4" white crappie. The fish were caught 18 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed our trip and look forward to seeing you in a few weeks for the spring spawn bite.


3/24/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Clifton Morrell of Lucasville, Ohio and his father Richard Morrell of Knoxville, Tennessee. We had calm, foggy conditions before the strong cold front came this afternoon. We managed to catch 23 fish with 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 20 feet deep on a blade rig tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed the fishing trip today despite the weather conditions. Hope to see you this fall for a blacknose crappie trip to Normandy.


3/20/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Aaron Disney of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We started out with nice calm weather and a steady bite. Midway through the morning we had a cold front with strong northwest winds which slowed the bite. We managed to catch 12 crappie with 5 nice keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed showing you my "power corking" technique and look forward to taking you on another trip when the shallow bite is on.


3/17/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with J. R. Vaughn and son Zack and friend Nikki McHolland of Bon Aqua, Tennessee. We had a cool morning with north to northeast winds. We managed to catch 34 crappie and 17 really nice keepers topped by a 15" white crappie. The fish were caught 3 to 20 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I enjoyed seeing you catch those big slabs.


3/16/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mark Daniels and his son Jake of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. We had nice warm weather with strong southwest winds. We managed to catch 34 crappies with 8 nice keepers. The fish were caught 11 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a fun day fishing with you. See you all this fall a Normandy blacknose crappie trip.


3/15/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mitch Drew, daughter Grace and son Will of Smyrna, Tennessee. We had strong southwest winds and warm conditions. We managed to catch 72 crappie with 25 nice keepers. Fish were caught 8 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. I had a great day fishing with you. Looking forward to seeing you for the shallow water spring spawning bite.


3/10/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jeff Moss and his son Blake of Hermitage, Tennessee. We had high southwest winds and frontal conditions. We managed to catch 13 crappie with 5 nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow, 10 to 12 feet deep. Guy I enjoyed fishing with you today.


3/9/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Francis Gresham and son-in-law, Adam. We were met with milder weather and light south winds. We managed to catch 55 crappie with 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a medium tuffy minnow, 9 to 12 feet deep. Guys, I had a good time fishing with you. Looking forward to seeing you later this spring.


3/7/2013
Percy Priest
For three days I fished with Ronni and Sal Giambnore of Holbrook, New York. We faced cold front rainy conditions with high north and northeast winds. Despite the cold front conditions, we managed to catch 62 fish with 26 keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs from 7 to 18 feet on the river channel. I enjoyed taking you on your first fresh water fishing experience. Your stories of your fluke fishing trips at sea were exciting. Looking forward to seeing you again when the weather is warmer.


1/26/2013
Percy Priest
Today I fished with J. R. Vaughn of Bon Aqua, TN and his friend Nikki McHolland from Almaaville area. We were met with a cool foggy morning with almost no wind. The bite was consistant all morning. As the sun came out and the cloud cover lifted, the bite slowed but we still managed to catch 69 crappie with 37 nice keepers. The fish were caught on a blade rig with a tuffy minnow, 12 feet deep. I enjoyed fishing with you today and hope to see you this spring for the spawn bite.


12/29/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Alisa and Daryl Guffey of Mt. Juliet, TN. We were met with sleet and snow conditions. We had a slow morning bite and managed to catch 16 crappie with 11 nice keepers. They were caught 9 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs with a tuffy minnow. I had fun fishing with you today and look forward to fishing with you in warmer conditions.


12/3/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Larry Fish from Brentwood. We had south winds with unusually warm temperatures. We had a steady early morning bite. We caught 18 crappie with 12 nice keepers. The fish were caught 12 to 20 feet deep, over submergedtimber. The fish were caught on blade rigs tipped with a minnow. Larry, I enjoyed fishing with you today and hope to see you this coming spring.


11/2/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Judy and Lonny Hazelwood of Franklin, Tennessee. We were faced with light north winds and an unusually slow morning bite. A light west wind and a change of location helped increase the bite. We managed to catch 14 nice keepers topped by a 16 1/4 inch blacknose. The fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on minnow rigs. I enjoyed this second trip and was impressed by the three biggest ones.


11/1/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Bill Dunn of Brentwood, California. We had a frosty, foggy morning with light north winds. We had a very good, consistent early morning bite. We managed to catch 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 1/2 to 14 feet deep on minnow rigs with a tuffy minnow. Enjoyed fishing with you today. Hope you enjoy the CMA show tonight. See you next year for the spring spawn bite.


10/26/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Brent Cartee and Archie Miller of Williamson County. We had light north winds and cloud cover. We had a fast early morning bite and a steady afternoon bite. We caught a total of l8 very nice keepers, topped by a 2 pound 5 ounce monster blacknose. The fish were caught 6 1/2 to 15 feet deep on minnow rigs with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun day fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry.


10/24/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Richard Banks of Cleveland, Tennessee. We were met with a cool northeast wind and clear blue sky conditions. The fish bit early and slowed through the morning. The bite picked up after the winds started blowing from the south. We managed to catch 8 nice keepers on minnow rigs. The fish were caught 6 1/2 to 15 feet deep. Richard, I had a fun day fishing with you and getting to see your former cabin in Riley Creek. See you next spring.


10/22/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Bill Stidham and Jerry Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee. We were met with light and variable winds and some low clouds. The early morning bite was fast producing most of the day's catch. We caught the fish 6 to 13 feet deep on minnow rigs. We managed to catch 5 nice keepers. The bite slowed as the wind increased, con- sistently blowing from the east. I ejoyed fishing with you today even though we didn't break last year's record.


10/20/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Charles Layhew and Billy Baines of Walter Hill, TN. We had a cool morning with light west winds. We had a strong early morning bite, then as the winds picked up the bite slowed. The fish were caught 6 1/2 to 18 feet deep. We still managed to catch 15 nice keepers. Guys, enjoy your fish fry. Looking forward to seeing you soon.


10/19/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Lonny and Judy Hazelwood from Franklin, Tennessee. We were met with cool, clear skies and southwest winds. We had a good early morning bite but by midmorning the wind was blowing 10 to 20 mph and slowed the bite. We still managed to catch 13 nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 1/2 feet to 18 feet deep on minnow rigs. I enoyed fishing with you all today. Enjoy your fish fry.


10/13/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Marty Davis and his brother Kendle from the Manchester, Tennessee area. We were met with 10 to 15 miles per hour south to southeasr winds. We had a steady early morning bite. By the end of the day, we'd caught 12 real nice blacknose keepers, topped by a 15 incher. The fish were caught 12 to 20 feet deep on a minnow rig with a tuffy minnow. Guys, I had a fun day fishing with you. Enjoy your fish fry tomorrow.


10/8/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Mitch Drew of Smyrna, TN, and family members Grace Drew, Will Drew, and Josh Teague. We were met with a milder morning temperaature and a light north wind. We had a strong morning bite with a steady bite after lunch; we had a total of 30 keepers topped by Grace's 15 1/4" blacknose and Will's 14 1/2". The fish were caught 6 - l8 feet on minnow rigs. I enjoyed our day together and teaching you my Power Corking technique. Enjoy your family fish fry.


10/7/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Mitch Drew of Smyrna and family members Josh Teague, Dennis Garren, and Lance White. We were met with a cold northwest wind blowing 10 - 15 miles per hour. Despite the tough weather conditions, we still managaed to catch 22 real nice keepers. The fish were caught 6 to 20 feet deep on minnow rigs. Guys, I enjoyed the day despite the chill. I'm looking forward to taking some of you again tomorrow.


9/29/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Ray Crowder, his wife Lisa, and friends Steve Smith and Chris Pearson, Jr. from Enon, Ohio. We hd a beautiful morning with light northwest winds. We managed to catch 22 nice keepers,topped by a l6" blacknosse. The fish were caught 8 to 20 feet deep on minnow rigs. I enjoyed spending the day showing you all how my power corking techniques work. Hope you use them on your Ohio lakes and catch some of the bigger crappie. Enjoy your fish fry.


9/27/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Debbie and Dave Hall of Franklin and his brother, Lonnie Eveleigh of California. We had a nice cool, cloudy morning with light southwest winds. We had a great day with 29 very nice keepers. These were caught 8 to 18 feet deep on minnow rigs. Guys, enjoy your fish fry and I'll see you later this fall.


9/13/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. We met with a nice cool morning and southeast winds. The bite was slower than usual and the lake had fallen another foot. We managed to catch three nice crappie topped by a 14 1/2" blacknose. The bite should pick up in the next few days as we get cooler temperatures. Jim, I'm looking forward to our next trip and two limits.


8/20/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. It was a foggy cool morning at Normandy Lake. The crappie were fast biting and hard pulling. We caught 12 keepers topped by a 1 and 1/2 pound black nose. Jim. I enjoyed our trip to Normandy and look forward to seeing you in September.


8/15/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ted Jones and his son Matt from Nashville, Tennessee. We had a beautiful cool summer morning. We managed to catch 42 crappie with 12 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs with a minnow, 8 to 12 feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today. Matt, I hope you have a great year at your new school. See you later this fall for a Normandy trip.


8/11/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Chris Dean and his father David and their friend Cole Allison of Smyrna, Tennessee. It was a beautiful, cool August morning. The crappie bit early. We had 7 very nice keepers. Fish were caught 12 to 15 feet deep on a blade rig with a minnow. Guys, I enjoyed fish- ing with you today. Look forward to seeing you later this fall.


8/8/2012
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. It was the first half day trip of the season at Normandy Lake. It was a nice August morning. The blacknose crappie were hungry and hard pulling. We caught ll keepers, topped by a l and 3/4 pound chunk. Jim, I enjoyed our first trip to Normandy. Looking forward to seeing you soon.


7/4/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Boles and his friend Kelly from Brush Creek, Tennessee. We had another productive day despite the hot weather. We managed to catch 40 crappie with 19 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 13 feet on blade rigs with a minnow. Enjoy the fillets. Looking forward to seeing you soon.


6/29/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Boles and his friend Kelly from Brush Creek, Tennessee. We enjoyed the pleasant morning temperatures; later we had record breaking heat. We still managed to catch 52 crappie with 21 nice keepers. The fish were caught 8 to 13 feet deep on blade rigs and a minnnow. I look forward to seeing you soon.


6/28/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad Boles and his friend Richard Kennedy from Brush Creek, Tennessee. We had a beautiful summer morning with a southwest wind and manged to catch 50 crappie with 17 nice keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs with a minnow. I had a fun day fishing with you. Chad, I'll see you again tomorrow.


6/24/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Micky Tant and sons Michael and William. We had beautiful summertime weather with a northeast wind. We still mnaged to catch 38 crappie with 5 keepers. The fish were caught 5 to 12 feet deep on blade rigs with a minnow. I enjoyed helping Michael and William catch their first crappies. I look forward to seeing you again this summer.


6/23/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished a second day with Ted and Donna Toms and her parents Rheva and Verdean Mentzer from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. We enjoyed a cool morning boat ride. We fought a northeast to east wind and still managed to catch 34 crappie with 12 nice keepers topped by Donna's 14 1/4" white crappie. We caught the fish 6 to 13 feet on blade rigs with a minnow. I had a great time fishing with you all and hope you enjoyed your stay and have an opportunity to come back to enjoy the fall fishing.


6/22/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ted and Donna Toms and her parents, Rheva and Verdean Mentzer from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. It was a nice warm summer day and partly cloudy. We managed to catch 75 crappie with 17 nice keepers topped by Donna's 13 1/2" white crappie. These were caught on blade rigs with a minnow, 5 to 11 feet deep. Enjoyed fishing with you and hope we'll catch some 14" ones tomorrow.


6/21/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Christie and Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We had the first day of summer, the hottest day so far of 2012. We managed to catch 123 crappie with 31 keepers, topped by a 15 inch white crappie and a 14 1/2 black crappie. They were caught 5 to 11 feet deep on blade rigs with a minnow. We had a great day fishing. I'll see you this fall at Normandy Lake.


6/19/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Debbie and Dave Hall of Franklin, Tennessee. We had a nice warm summerlike day with light winds. We managed to catch 60 crappie with 25 good keepers topped by a 14 inch white crappie. They were caught 5 to ll feet deep on blade rigs with a minnow. I had a fun day fishing with you. Looking forward to seeing you this fall.


5/25/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Kevin Adair and Fred Clark of Franklin, Tennessee. It was the hottest day so far. We managed to catch 83 crappie with 16 nice keepers. They were caught on blade rigs with a minnow, 3 to 10 feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you and look forward to another trip.


5/24/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Allen and Michael Freeman of Lewisburg, Tennesssee. We had another beautiful Tennessee day. We managed to catch 80 crappie with 24 nice keepers. The fish were caught on blade rigs with a minnow, three to ten feet deep. Guys, enjoyed the day. Hope to see you soon.


5/23/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Debbie and David Hall of Franklin, Tennessee. We had a gorgeous day with very light winds. We maanaged to catch 90 crappie with 30 nice keepers topped by Debbie's 13 and 1/2 inch black crappie and David' s 14 and 1/2 inch white crappie. The fish were caught from 3 to 12 feet on blade rigs with a minnow. Enjoyed the day fishing with you. Hope you enjoyed learning some of my techniques. Hope to see you this fall for a blacknose crappie trip.


5/22/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Wayne and Jarrod Becak. Wayne is from San Marcos, Texas and his son from Clarksville, Tennessee. We had a gorgeous day for crappie fishing; perfect temperature and low light level. We managed to catch 50 crappie with 12 nice keepers. Guys, I had a fun time show- ing you some new techniques. Hope to see you this fall for some blacknose crappie fishing.


5/21/2012
Percy Priest
Today, I fished with Danny Ladd of Rockvale, Tennessee. The weather was another great day for catching crappie. We had overcast skies for most of the day. We managed to catch 110 crappie with 32 keepers, topped with a 15 inch white crappie. The fish were caught on blade rigs with minnows, 3 to 12 feet deep. I hope you enjoyed learning some of my techniques and that they will help you catch more crappie with your family.


5/18/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Christie and Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. The weather was perfect for fishing. We caught 116 crappie with 26 keepers, topped by two 15 inchers, the largest they'd caught on Priest. The fish were caught on blade rigs with minnows 5 to l8 feet deep. Enjoyed fishing with you and hope to see you this fall.


5/6/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with James Templeton. We had an overcast day with thunder storms. Happily, they went around us. We managed to catch 82 crappie with 32 nice keepers, topped by several 14 to 14 1/2 inch crappie. The fish were caught on minnows on blade rigs 10 to 15 feet deep. James, it was good to fish with you today and hope to see you later this summer.


5/2/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski, Tennessee. We were greeted with a nice warm day. We managed to catch 52 crappie with 12 keepers. The fish were caught 4 to 12 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Jim, I enjoyed another great day of crappie fishing and look forward to seeing you soon.


4/20/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with David Goldner and his son Stephen. Hugh McNaughton of Southern Woods and Waters television program taped us for an upcoming segment of the show. We had frontal conditions with high steady winds, yet still managed to catch 40 crapie with 19 nice keepers. Fish are now in their post spawn time. Today we used blade rigs and jigs from 7 to 26 feet. Guys, I enjoyed our trip today and look forward seeing you on the show.


4/9/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Rex and his wife, Emily Rich and his mother Lila Rich of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We had a nice cool morning with mild winds. We caught 36 crappie with 11 nice keepers. The fish were caught three to twelve feet deep on blade rigs with minnows. Have a great fish fry. I enjoyed our trip today. Hope to see you this fall for some blacknose crappie fishing.


4/6/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Steven Williams and his father, James of Birmingham, Alabama. We were met with strong winds and cold front conditions. We still managed to catch 94 crappie with 17 nice keepers, topped by a 14 inch white crappie. The fish were caught on minnows and blade rigs, three to twelve feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you. Hope to see you soon.


4/4/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Dr. Darryl Bivens of Lyles, Tennessee. We had an awesome day of crappie fishing. We caught 107 crappie with 35 nice keepers, topped by a 14"black and a 14 1/2" white. All were caught on blade rigs with minnows. Dr. Bivens, we had a great day crappie fishing. Enjoy the family fish fry.


4/3/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Alan Welch and son Jackson of Spring Hill, Tennessee. We had perfect spring weather with very light winds. We caught 70 crappie with 20 nice keepers. The fish were caught 3 to 12 feet on minnows and blade rigs. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today and showing you how to catch those crappie two at a time. Looking forward to seeing you later in the season.


4/2/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Matt Nevison of Lansing, Michigan, and his son Garrett of Columbia, Tennessee. We had a nice warm spring day with lake temperature of 76 degrees, the warmest so far this spring. We managed to catch 117 crappie with 23 nice keepers. The fish were caught on minnows and blade rigs, three to ten feet deep. Guys, I had fun fishing with you and it looked like you enjoyed my new technique. You're on the fall black nose crappie list.


3/28/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville and his friend Tim Warren of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. We had beautiful weather and hungry crappie. We caught 134 crappie and kept 44 nice keepers, topped by some 14" ones. The fish were caught 3 to 12 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Guys, I had a great day fishing with you, hope to see you next month.


3/27/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Allen Wilson of Old Hickory,Tennessee, and friend Gary Becker of Tampa, Florida. We had a gorgeous day: light winds and hungry crappie. We caught 150 crappie of which 37 were keepers. The fish were caught on minnows three to eight feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today and hope you have a delicious fish fry tonight. See you later this spring.


3/25/2012
Percy Priest
Today, I fished with John Zobl of Hendersonville and his friend Ron Patterson from Center Hill Lake Area of Tennessee. We had a great day fishing with 100 crappie caught; they kept the 32 best ones. The fish were caught three to six feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Guys, I enjoyed the day fishing with you and hope to see you later this year.


3/24/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Anna 10, Owen 7, and Caroline Yates 5. We had a great morning in spite of threatening storms. They caught 63 crappie with 12 keepers topped by a 14 1/2 inch white crappie. The fish were caught on minnows three to six feet deep. This Spring Break fishing trip will be one they'll remember for a while.


3/20/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bill Stidhan and Jerry Patterson. It was a great first day of Spring. The spawning bite is on! We caught 194 crappie and kept the best 59. The fish were caught 3 to 8 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Thanks guys for a great day. I'll see you later this spring.


3/10/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil and Christie Saliba and her friend Brian from Knoxville, Tennessee. We caught 35 crappie and kept the best 5. The fish were caught four to nine feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. I enjoyed fishing with you all today. I'm looking forward to seeing you soon. The warm temperatures have already started the spawn bite.


2/25/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Darryl Bivens of Lyles, Tennessee. We started with cool conditions and strong winds. Using minnows and blade rigs, we caught 45 crappie with 8 very nice keepers. The fish were caught seven to eighteen feet deep. We had a good day crappie fishing. Darryl, I'm looking forward to seeing you this spring for the big slab bite.


2/4/2012
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Darryl Bivens of Lyles, Tennessee. We faced rainy conditions and mild temperatures, and still managed to catch 55 crappie with 30 nice keepers. They were caught on minnows five to fifteen feet deep. Darryl, we had a great day crappie fishing. I'm looking forward to seeing you soon for some spring time slabs.


12/19/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with David Meredith of Smyrna and Michael Meredith of Arizona. We had a nice cool cloudy morning. We managed to catch 25 crappie with 18 nice keepers. The fish were caught five to eighteen feet deep on minnows. Guys, I enjoyed fishing with you today. See you in 2012 for a Normandy blacknose crappie trip.


11/19/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Laura and Dennis Gupton of Clarksville, Tennessee. Despite strong winds, we had a nice fall day as it warmed. We caught 40 crappie with 13 keepers, topped by a 14 inch white crappie. The fish were caught about 12 to 22 feet deep on minnows and blade rigs. Enjoyed fishing with you all and hope these new structure locating techniques and rigging pointers will help increase your crappie fishing success in the future.


11/12/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Jerome and James Coles of Lexington, Kentucky. We had a cool, breezy early morning start. We had a steady bite all day and managed to catch 41 crappie with 21 nice keepers. The fish were caught ten to twenty feet deep on minnows. Guys, I enjoyed catching those beautiful black nose crappie with you. Looking forward to seeing you all next spring.


11/8/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Lonny Hazelwood and Ronnie Maupin of Franklin, Tennessee. A southeast wind blowing ten to twenty miles per hour had the fish biting slowly. We still managed to catch 36 blacknose topped by a 2 pound 4 and 1/2 ounce 16 1/2 inch "monster". The crappie were caught ten to twenty-two feet deep on minnows. Guys, I enjoyed a fun day. Looking forward to fishing with you again.


11/6/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with John Midgett of Lebanon, Tennessee. We faced windy conditions and a slow bite. We still managed to catch fifteen with ten nice keepers, topped by a 15 inch blacknose crappie. The fish were caught nine to twenty feet deep on minnows. Enjoyed fishing with you again. Hope to see you soon.


10/26/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with William McKee, Jr. and Hugh McNaughten. We were taping an upcoming segment of Southern Woods and Waters for TV. It was William's first fishing trip ever. His first fish caught was a nice blacknose crappie. Today we had storm front conditions with ten to twenty m.p.h. winds. The bite was slow and light. We still managed to catch 8 keepers; William's largest being 14 inches. The fish were caught nine to twenty feet deep on minnows. Enjoyed fishing with you two today and hope next trip the bite will be stronger.


10/25/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins of Pulaski,Tennessee. We werre greeted with another cool,foggy fall morning that turned into a beautiful day. We managed to catch 28 keepers topped by a 2 pound, 1 ounce black nose. The fish were caught nine to eighteen feet deep on minnows. Jim, I enjoyed another great day of black nose crappie fishing with you. Looking forward to seeing you soon.


10/23/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Todd Rigsby and son Connor. We were met this morning with heavy fog and a northeast wind. The bite was slow but steady. We managed to catch 43 crappie and kept the best seventeen. The fish were caught on monnows, nine to twenty feet deep. Guys, I enjoyed the fishing with you on such a beautiful fall day.


10/22/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Tom Rice of Nashville, Tennessee. The heavy fogg lingered, starting off another nice fall day. We had a steady bite all day. We managed to catch 35 crappie and kept the best 30. The fish were caught nine to eighteen feet deep on minnows. Tom, I enjoyed fishing with you and look forward to seeing you again.


10/21/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Waylen Stevens and Kevin Adair of Franklin, Tennessee. It was a cool, crisp foggy morning of a beautiful fall day. We made the most of a steady bite with 65 crappie caught,55 keepers; we kept the best 45. Big fish was a 16 inch black nose. The fish were caught nine to twenty feet deep on minnows. Guys, I had an enjoyable day and hope to see you soon.


10/17/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Jim Simpkins and his friend, Robert Russell of Pulaski, Tennessee. We had nice weather and the crappie were biting. We had 34 nice keepers, caught on minnows nine to eighteen feet deep. Guys, I had a great time fishing with you and will be looking forward to seeing you all next month.


10/12/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Bill Stidham and Jerry Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee. It was a foggy overcast morning with a slight mist. We had a steady bite all day long. We caught 88 black nose crappie with 80 keepers and we kept the best 45. This is one of the best days so far of this fall. We caught the fish 9 to 20 feet deep on minnows. Guys it was a great fall day of fishing. Enjoy your fillets.


10/10/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Mike and Seth Dobbs of Pegram, Tennessee. We had gorgeous weather with a perfect temperature. We caught thirty crappie with 28 keepers, topped by one crappie over two pounds. The fish were caught nine to eighteen feet deep on minnows. Guys, I had a fun day fishing with you and look forward to seeing you again.


10/8/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Troy and Seth Jackson of Franklin, Tennessee. We had nice weather with a bit of East wind and still managed to catch 37 keepers. The fish were caught nine to eighteen feet deep on minnows. I had a great time fishing with you two and will be looking forward to another fun trip later this fall.


10/7/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Peyton and Keven Fox of Murfreesboro Tennessee. We had a great day of blacknose crappie fishing. We caught 36 keepers,topped by a 1 pound 15 oz and a 1 pound 13 oz. The fish were caught 9-16 feet deep on minnows. I had a fun day of fishing hope to see you soon.


10/5/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with James Simpkins of Pulaski Tennessee. We had beautiful weather and a great day of fishing.We caught 39 Blacknose crappie and kept the 30 biggest. The fish were caught 9-18 feet deep on minnows.Hope to see you next week for another great day of fishing.


9/30/2011
Percy Priest
Todat I fished with Kenney Vernon,Blain Nixon, Charles Stamps and Blaine Zeimen on Priest.We had cold front conditons and high winds and still caught 60 crappie with 17 keepers. The fish were caught on minnows 7-16 feet deep. Guys I had a great day and hope to see you next month on Normandy .


9/28/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. It was the most productive day of Blacknose crappie fishing on Normandy this fall. We caught 51 keepers and culled the best 30. Phil caught 3 crappie over 2 pounds. the fish were caught 12-20 feet deep on minnows. See you and your daughter Christie in October.


9/27/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Ken & Kenneth Sliger of Smyrna, Tennessee. We had greatt weather and a very nice cooler full 20 blacknose crappie.These fish were caught 9-14 feet deep on minnows. Guys I hope the tips and new spots will help your future trips to Normandy.


8/10/2011
Normandy
Today I fished with Matthew Junkins and Rebecca Junkins of Cullman, Alabama. This trip kicked off the Normandy crappie season. We caught 41 crappie with 35 keepers topped by Matthew's one pound thirteen ounce and Rebecca's one pound ten ounce black nose. The fish were caught 9-12 feet deep on minnows. I had a great time and look forward to seeing you all later this season.


7/9/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Dennis Shipp and Jerry Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee. We had beautiful fishing weather. We caught 50 crappies with 27 nice keepers. These were caught twelve to fifteen feet deep on minnows and jigs. Guys, I'm looking forward to a fall trip with you to Normandy.


7/2/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jason Barnes of Mt.Juliet. We had a great summer morning. Crappie were caught eleven to fifteen feet deep on minnows. We caught fifty crappie with twelve keepers topped by a 15 inch white crappie. We had a very nice time. I'll be looking forward to seeing you later this year for a black nose crappie trip to Normandy Lake.


6/29/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Hope, Lyman, Ryan and Jack Hines. Because of the downpour, we had a late start and fished for less than two hours. We were shooting a video for Southern Woods and Waters television show. Jack won big fish prize with a twelve and one-half inch crappie. Hope to have the picture later. Mid-afternoon we were out again with Hugh and Joy McNaughton and Lawson and Ty Campbell and finished the video. We managed to catch ninety-five crappie with 37 nice keepers. They were biting from seven to twelve feet on minnows. It was a great day in spite of the rain. It's fun to see the kids catch a lot. This fall, let's go for Normandy black nose crappie.


6/27/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil and Christie Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. It was a beautiful summer day. We caught 114 crappie with 32 keepers. All were caught on minnows seven to twelve feet deep. This was the most crappie Christie had ever caught. Phil took big fish honors with a 14 3/4 inch white. See you later this summer.


6/5/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Keven Fox of Murfreesboro Tennessee. We caught 60 crappie with 25 keepers. We had five fish that were over 14 inches. They all were caught 8 to 14 feet deep on minnows and chrome blade rigs. The summer pattern is on!!


5/20/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Wayne Rector, Jim Beuerlein, Scott Farrar, and Bronson Lankford from the Nashville area. We had wonderful weather and the lake was a foot over summer pool. We managed to catch thirty-one crappie and kept thirteen nice crappie topped by Wayne's thirteen and 3/4 inch white crappie. Scott managed to catch all three species of crappie. I'm looking forward to seeing you this fall for a Normandy Lake black-nose crappie trip.


5/9/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Steven Hall of Nashville and his brother Jeff and sister-in-law, Mary from Minnesota. We were greeted with summertime temperatures and a falling lake level. The bite was very slow with ten crappie caught and three keepers. I had a fun time fishing with you today and look forward to taking you out this summer.


5/5/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with David and Matt Hayes and Nick Aliff from Ohio. We had beautiful weather even though the lake was eleven one-half feet above summer pool. We caught sixteen crappie with eight nice keepers, fifteen to twenty feet deep on minnows. Big fish of the day was a thirteen and three-quarter inch white crappie. Enjoyed the day with you and hope your Nashville visit will continue to be such fun you'll want to return.


4/23/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Kevin Fox of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We caught forty-eight crappie despite the windy conditions. We had eighteen nice keepers topped by a fourteen one-half inch white crappie. They all were caught three to five feet deep on minnows. Hope to see you on the lake soon with nicer conditions.


4/22/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Todd and Jack Batson of Hendersonville, Tennessee. We had windy conditions but still managed to cach fifty-two crappie with seventeen keepers. They were caught between three and fourteen feet deep on minnows. I enjoyed the day fishing with you. Hope to take you out again this summer.


4/20/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Matthew Conn of Murfreesboro and Dan Haskin of Minnesota. We had cold front conditions but still managed to catch forty-eight crappie with thirteen nice keepers. Fish were caught four to thirteen feet deep on minnows. I had a great time fishing with you today. Hope to see you this summer.


4/19/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Rex and Emily Rich and daughter Layna of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We faced very strong winds and cool water. We caught nineteen crappie with ten nice keepers. The fish were caught from three to twelve feet deep on minnows. Hope to see you soon when the weather is better.


4/13/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ken and Kenneth Sliger of Smyrna, Tennessee. We had great weather and a very nice stringer of thirty-nine keepers, out of sixty crappie. These fish were caught three to five feet deep on minnows. Guys, I hope the tips and techniques we discussed today will increase your future stringers. Hope to see you this summer to help you find those summer spots.


4/12/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Hank and Mary Cook from North Carolina. We faced very windy conditions, but still managed to catch one hundred fifteen crappie with twenty-five keepers. The fish were caught three to six feet deep on minnows. Hank, I hope you enjoyed your present. Thanks again for that delicious fudge. You two are always welcome on my boat.


4/9/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba and his son-in-law, Justin Tucker of Knoxville, Tennessee. It was the warmest day yet. The fish were caught on minnows and blades from five to sixteen feet deep. We had thirty-four crappie and kept twelve big ones. Justin and Phil, it was nice to fish with you. Hope to see you soon.


4/8/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Dennis Shipp and Jerry Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee. We had a fun time catching crappie at four to fourteen feet deep on minnows and jigs. We caught twenty-four fish with nine nice keepers. Hope to see you again soon.


4/3/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mitchell Deep of Henderson, Kentucky, and his brother Jeremy Deep of Antioch, Tennessee. We had high winds of twenty to thirty miles per hour and storm front conditions. The fish were caught sixteen to twenty feet deep on minnows and blades. We cught twenty-four fish with nine nice keepers. Enjoyed fishing with you and hope to see you soon.


3/28/2011
Percy Priest
Today, I fished with Chris, Mason, and Mitchell Dominowski and cousin, Camden Marasco of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. We confronted cold front conditions with a steady northeast wind. Using minnows and blades at fourteen to eighteen feet deep, we caught twenty-four crappie with nine keepers. Camden had the big fish of the day at fourteen inches. Mason had a thirteen incher to mark getting one year older. Mitchell had an eleven inch crappie. I enjoyed fishing with you. Hope to take you out again this summer.


3/27/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Brad Reside of Bloomington, Illinois. We had more cold front conditions. We managed to catch twenty-two crappie with seven nice keepers. We used minnows and blades fourteen to sixteen feet deep. Brad, I enjoyed fishing with you and hope to take you out again this summer.


3/25/2011
Percy Priest
Today, I fished with David & Martin West of Bethpage, Tennessee. We were met with cold front conditions, which made for a slower bite. We still managed to catch forty crappie with fourteen nice keepers. We fished with minnows and blades six to eighteen feet deep. I look forward to taking you out the first weeks of April during the spawn.


3/17/2011
Percy Priest
Today, I fished with Christie and Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. It was 2011's warmest day yet here. We caught twenty-nine crappie with nine nice keepers. Christie caught her first blacknose crappie, twelve inches long. The fish were caught on minnows and blades. We fished from eight to twelve feet deep. Phil, I look forward to seeing you again in early April.


3/6/2011
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Steve Clinkscale, "Coach Clink" of Toledo, Ohio. We caught sixty crappie with l8 nice keepers. The fish were caught four to seven feet deep on minnow and blade rigs. The strong northeast winds made for slow but steady fishing. Coach, I had a great time today. Hope to see you again later this spring.


11/12/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Darryl Bivens of Nashville, Tennessee. We caught forty-five crappies with eighteen nice keepers. They were caught between nine and twenty feet deep on minnows. Darryl, thanks for a fun day fishing and I hope to take you later this year for the winter pattern.


10/28/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We caught fifty-five crappies, mostly 9 to 9 1/2 inch throwbacks. The six keepers were caught seven to twelve feet deep on minnows. The bite was noticeably slower than before the big cold front came through this area. Phil, hope to see you in November to fish those deep water, tree covered ledges.


10/23/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Ken and Kenneth Sliger of Smyrna, Tennessee. We had a nice half day trip. We had sixteen keepers with numerous throwbacks. The fish were caught three to thirteen feet deep on minnows. Guys, hope to see you soon for a black nose crappie trip to Normandy.


10/22/2010
Normandy
Today I fished with Jerry Patterson and Bill Stidham from Nashville. We had a beautiful day for some black nose crappie. They caught sixteen keepers on minnows at six to twenty feet deep. The big fish of the day was about a pound and three quarters. Hope to see you back so we can go after the big one that got away and more.


10/8/2010
Normandy
Today I fished with Mary and Allen Kennedy and Allen's brother Alvin. Mary and Allen are from Murfreesboro; Alvin is from Maryland. Today was a beautiful fall day. They caught twenty nice blacknose keepers weighing from over a pound up to almost two pounds. All were caught on minnows, nine to fifteen feet deep. We had an exciting fun day. Enjoy your fish fry!


10/4/2010
Normandy
Today I fished with Lynn and Carson Reagin of Columbia, Tennessee. We had nice weather, but a steady northwest wind made for a slower bite than usual. We still caught sixteen nice black nose keepers; largest fish was about two pounds and the next largest was one and three four ths pounds. We caught the fish on minnows ten to twenty-two feet deep. Lynn and Carson, I enjoyed fishing with you today and learning about your interests.


9/10/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Herb Rhodes of Anaheim, California. He caught all three species of crappie. He also had fun using some of the finesse tactics that are used in California. It was his first time to use the multi-pole technique. Using minnows and jigs at a depth of ten to twenty feet, we had fifteen keepers out of a total of around forty. Herb, it was a fun day fishing in Tennessee. Enjoy the rest of your stay here and the opening game of the NFL season.


9/1/2010
Normandy
Today's trip started the fall blacknose crappie season ar Normandy. I fished with my dad. We caught 35 blacknose and we kept 27. The two largest were two pounds, one ounce and two pounds. They were caught on minnows at nine to eighteen feet deep. Looks like this is going to a great fall season. Book your trip today for an exciting blacknose crappie trip!!


8/24/2010
Percy Priest
Today had a nice fall feel to it. I fished with Phil Saliba and his friend Chris Franklin of Nashville. They caught sixty fish with fifteen nice keepers. This was Chris' first crappie trip. The fish were caught using minnows nine to thir- teen feet deep. Thanks for a fun day! Hope to see you this fall for a black-nose crappie trip to Normandy.


8/9/2010
Percy Priest
Today I had a fun day fishing with Marshall Brown and his nephew Clark Hooks. They caught seventy-four fish with eighteen nice keepers. Clark had the big fish with a fourteen inch white crappie. The fish were caught eight to ten feet deep on minnows. Thanks for an exciting day and hope to see you this fall for a trip to Normandy for black nose crappie.


7/8/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We started with a good early morning bite. The total catch was eighty fish with twenty-four nice keepers. These were caught between seven and ten feet down on minnows. The crappie were biting well, even with a surface temperature of ninety degrees. Phil, thanks for a fun day. I hope to see you again soon.


6/30/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Joy and Hugh McNaughten and grandson Ty Campbell. Many of you enjoy watching Hugh and Joy on their television show Southern Woods and Waters. We caught forty-five crappie with twenty nice keepers. Most fish were caught nine to ten feet deep on minnows. Joy and Hugh and Ty, thanks for a fun day and all you do to promote fishing in Middle Tenneessee. Hope to see you this fall for a trip to Normandy Lake to catch some nice black nose crappie.


6/14/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Christie and Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We caught 69 fish with 24 nice keepers. For both it was a personal record as Phil had a 14 1/2 inch white crappie and Christie caught a l4 inch white crappie. The surprise of the day happened as Phil landed a large mouth bass between 4 1/2 to 5 lbs. Hope to see you all soon. The summertime pattern is on at Priest. These fish were caught 6 - 12 feet deep on minnows.


5/10/2010
Percy Priest
Today I had a good day fishing with Christie and Phil Saliba of Nashville, Tennessee. We caught sixteen fish with seven nice keepers. The fish were caught at eighteen to twenty-two feet deep, using minnows. Priest Lake is eleven feet above summer pool. We had very unusual cool conditions after this major flood. Phil and Christie, I hope to see you again in June.


4/23/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Janice and Clint Watkins of Brentwood, TN. We caught eleven fish with six nice keepers during this half day trip. Most were caught ten to thirteen feet deep on minnows. It was an extra nice Spring day on J. Percy Priest. I look forward to seeing you all this summer.


4/22/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Bronson Lankford of Nashville and Jim Beuerlein of Brentwood, TN. We caught 62 fish with 26 keepers. All were caught on minnows four to thirteen feet deep. Gentlemen, thanks for a fun day. Hope to see you this summer.


4/12/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim Marro from White House, Tennessee, and his long time fishing friend Roger Haack from Schaumburg, Illinois. We caught 79 crappie with 40 nice keepers. All were caught on minnows about three to nine feet deep. Gentlemen, thanks for a great trip. I hope to see you this fall at Normandy for some black nose crappie fishing.


4/11/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Tony and Domingo Carletello of Pegram, TN, and their friend Michael. We caught 59 crappie with 25 nice keepers. These were all caught on minnows about four to nine feet deep. Thanks again for a fun day. Hope to see you again for some summertime crappie fishing.


4/8/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Jim and Matt Anderson of Cookeville, TN. We started out with light rain, overcast skies, and high winds. We managed to catch 140 crappie with 60 keepers. The fish were caught three to seven feet deep on minnows. Thanks, guys, for a great trip and the first double limit of the season.


4/6/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Chad and Dylan Williams of Thompson Station, TN. They wanted to make their spring break one to remember. This was the best day yet of the spring spawning season. We had a total of 156 crappie with 55 very nice keepers. All fish were caught on minnows, three to seven feet deep. Hope to see you this fall at Normandy. Hope there'll be enough filets for your fish fry. Thanks again for a great day.


4/5/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Phil Saliba of Nashville, TN. We had a great trip with 74 crappie caught; 29 nice keepers. Big fish was 14 3/4" white crappie; all were caught on minnows three to six feet deep. Phil, I hope to see you later this spring.


3/27/2010
Percy Priest
I fished today with Tim Buffone and Mike Boyer from Pennsylvania. They caught 35 fish with 20 nice keepers. The fish were down 18 to 22 feet. Thanks guys for a fun day and watch those corks! We


3/22/2010
Percy Priest
Today I fished with Mary and Alan Kennedy. We had a good trip with over 30 fish caught, including 22 keepers. Big fish was a 14 1/2" white crappie. These fish were caught on minnows. Thanks for a great time. See you this summer.


2/27/2010
Percy Priest
Saturday I fished with Danny Cockarell from Lebanon, TN. Using minnows, we caught around thirty crappie of which fourteen were keepers. The fish were in 10 to 24 feet of water. Danny, thanks for a fun day on the water and hope to see you in March.


10/13/2009
Percy Priest Lake
It was a nice day for fishing...


10/13/2009
Normandy
we had 41 fish, big fish was a 2.0


10/13/2009
Normandy
Nice Day Here Too.







































































































































































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