Updated: August 4, 2013 6:32AM
FISH Of the WEEK
With a long holiday weekend coming, it’s time to build memories to last a lifetime.
‘‘As Father’s Day weekend approached, I reflected on the great times my dad and I had as we jigged for walleye in Canada and threw spinner baits for bass in Missouri — and it made me smile,’’ Tyson Mitchell emailed. ‘‘Great times. I miss you, Dad. Then my best friend called and said, ‘Let’s go to Mazonia Lakes for big bluegills.’ I
reluctantly agreed, thinking, ‘Big bluegills? Really? Have you lost your mind?’ Well, after four hours of jigging crickets on the beds, here was my catch. Hey, Dad, I hope you’re proud of me.’’
Mazonia is one of the great spots for bluegills and redear, not to mention largemouth bass, crappie, northern pike and gar.