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rick shoup on water

April 2014---The Crappie and Spotted Bass Bite are absolutely on FIRE NOW!!!  Rick is available for immediate openings so drop us a line now and DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR COOLER FOR THOSE CRAPPIE :') 

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Rick has been a long time customer/supporter/friend of Carters Lake Guide Service and now is my FULL-TIME partner working both Carters Lake and his home waters of Lake Allatoona.

Rick has over 30 years of fishing experience under his belt and has a great understanding of the deep water techniques it takes to catch stubborn spotted bass and stripers at Carters and Allatoona. Rick lives minutes from Lake Allatoona and has fished it weekly for years chasing both Spotted Bass and the large population of Hybrids/Stripers with both artificial and livebait.

Rick has a great understanding of interpreting 2D and 3D (imaging) sonar, which is a must have for any highland reservoir angler. Rick is currently running a 23ft+ Carolina Skiff that is outfitted with the latest electronics such as the Humminbird 1198 and Minn Kota I-Pilot Riptide, exactly the way my boat is set-up. Rick is a class act and loves seeing people catch fish! We are proud to have him part of Carters Lake Guide Service.