Jimmy D’s Wall of Fame

We love seeing customers with their big catches and bigger smiles and hearing about their adventures on the water. Send in your stories and you too could be featured on Jimmy D's Wall of Fame!

Jeremy-June2021 - testimonial

Jeremy from MN

June 2021

Jeremy

Jeremy caught this brute on a Black Marabou. The fish was 23" & weighed in at 6.88lbs. MN fisherman in MN water. Sounds like a potent combination to me!

Thanks Jeremy!

~ Jimmy D

Pat-August2021 - testimonial

Pat

August 2021

Pat

Pat was using a Spinner Bait to nail this brute. He caught several other heavyweights that same day fishing in August 2021.

Nice catch Pat!

~ Jimmy D

James-August2021 - testimonial copy

James

August 2021

James

James, age 10 was king of the boat with the biggest sunnie. He used a 1/32 Bumblebee Jig. He knows what he's doing alright!

Nice catch James!

~ Jimmy D

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Bryson from West Virginia

September 2021

Bryson

"Bryson from West Virginia caught this Steelhead on a 1/32 Mayfly below a strike indicator. He just threw it upstream & let er come down."

Sept 2021
Thanks ~ Jimmy D

Frank-April2021 - testimonial

Frank from Illinios

April 2021

Frank

Frank from Illinois is showing off a beautiful "Tiger Muskie". While fishing/catching smallies this brute took a liking to "The Cubbie". Ya never know what's down there, right Frank!

~ Jimmy D

Devin-June2021 - testimonial

Devin

Late June 2021

Devin

This is Devin age 10. He was fishing Lake Powell with a Super Minnow. He not only caught this nice walleye but won the "worst hair cut contest". A winner for both!
Good Going Devin!

~ Jimmy D

Theo-June2021 - testimonial

Theo from Minnesota

Early June 2021

Theo from Minnesota

Theo used a Super Minnow to get this 4lb Largemouth Bass. The color was Chartreuse. Early June in Minnesota.

Ashleigh-May2021 - testimonial walleye

Ashlie in South Dakota

Early May 2021

Ashlie in South Dakota

This is Ashlie, my granddaughter. A few found fishing great. She uses the Weenie Jig untipped. The fish was over 24" and caught in South Dakota.

Thanks, Ash - From Grandpa

Bryce-April2021 - testimonial

Bryce

April 2021

Bryce

Bryce has found a jig he loves, "The Goby" in round head turned a lot of fish heads, so he ordered more. The Goby is made of Grizzly fur. Great action & super strong.

Sam-May2020 - testimonial

Sam from South Dakota

April 2021

Sam from South Dakota

This is what Sam did with his birthday present, on the very first cast. Another beautiful walleye from South Dakota. He was using a White Weenie Jig. Fish was in the upper 20's.

Jon-April2021 - testimonial

Jon From South Dakota

Early April 2021

Jon from South Dakota

Jon is out hitting on the walleyes. Early spring fishing in S.D. He is using a white 1/8 oz Weenie Jig. No tipping necessary. Makes me hungry!

~ Jimmy D

James-March2021 - testimonial

James from Virginia

March 2021

James from Virginia

James took this nice smallie on a River Bug. He said "Good ol' river bugs"
Thanks, James!
~ Jimmy D

Tom-March2021 - testimonial

Tom from Connecticut

March 2021

Tom from Connecticut

Tom from Connecticut caught this beauty a couple of years ago. It weighed in at 6lbs 9oz. He said he caught it on his favorite jig, the Spring Bear. Many fish have followed since, all on his favorite jig.
Thank you! - Jimmy D

Steve-Jan2021 - testimonial

Steve from Alabama

January 2021

Steve from Alabama

Steve from Alabama caught this rascal on a River Bug. If they're down there, they will bite. If you like cats "the bug" is an excellent bait.
Thanks, Steve!
~ Jimmy D

Graham-Dec2020 - testimonial

Graham

December 2020

Graham

Graham just turned 9 and has a fish to be proud of. He used a "Spring Bear" to nab this monster.
Thanks, Guys! - Jimmy D

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James in Virginia

Late November 2020

James in Virginia

Talk about a huge smallie!! James caught this big momma in VA. The fish was 22" and weighed 6lbs. He used a Brown River Bug to turn her head & bend his rod.
Thanks! Jimmy D

Tom-Paul-Nov2020 - testimonial

Tom & Paul of Connecticut

November 2020

Tom & Paul of Connecticut

This big pike is about 15 pounds and fell to a "Spring Bear". The guys had some excitement breaking a net while bringing it aboard.

Theo-Oct2020 - testimonial

Theo from Minnesota

Mid-October 2020

Theo from Minnesota

Theo tricked this nice smallie on the Mississippi River with a River Bug off his dock, just a few docks upriver from mine. He is new to hair jigs but appears to have found a new tool to use.

Frank-Oct2020 - testimonial

Frank from Illinois

October 2020

Frank from Illinois

Frank is fishing a small river in Illinois in his Jackson Kayak. He is using the new "Cubbie" minnowhead. That combo produced over 15 smallies with Franks expertise of course.
Thanks, Frank! ~ Jimmy D

Luke-Sept2020 - testimonial

Luke of Iowa

Late September 2020

Luke of Iowa

Using a Spring Bear to land this smallie, fall hair jig season is going to get better, much, much better.

Steve-Sept2020 - testimonial

Steve of Minnesota

September 2020

Steve of Minnesota

This is my boy Steve showing that the fall bit is just starting here in MN, and only to get better. His choice of black River Bugs is the staple he uses when river fishing in early Sept.

Tom-Sept2020 - testimonial

Tom from Connecticut

September 2020

Tom from Connecticut

Tom nailed this big largemouth on a Spring Bear jig. The bass went over 5lbs!

Brad-Aug2020 - testimonial

Brad from Canada

August 2020

Brad from Canada

Brad King & buddy Mark took 14th place in a big tourney. Most of the fish were on a 3/32 Black Bass Marabou. Brad is Canadian and has been a customer for years.
Thanks, guys! - Jimmy D

Brianna-July2020 - testimonial

Brianna

Mid-July 2020

Brianna

Brianna is my granddaughter and loves to fish and knows how. She is using a 1/32 Sunfish Jig. As you can see no tipping is necessary. Summertime + Sunnies = Good Combo!

Marshall-July2020 - testimonial

Marshall from Iowa

Mid-July 2020

Marshall from Iowa

Marshall was using a black River Bug on a famous Minnesota lake. He and Luke used a slow, steady retrieve on the hair jigs to get the smallies going.
Thanks, guys! - Jimmy D

Scott-July2020 - testimonial

Scott from Minnesota

Mid-July 2020

Scott from Minnesota

Scott loves small river float trips in MN. He is using his favorite "bug", his custom standard River Bug.

Marshall-July2020 - testimonial

Marshall from Iowa

Mid-July 2020

Marshall from Iowa

Marshall was using a black River Bug on a famous Minnesota lake. He and Luke used a slow, steady retrieve on the hair jigs to get the smallies going.
Thanks, guys! - Jimmy D

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Marshall from Iowa

July 2020

Marshall from Iowa

Marshall fishing a famous Minnesota lake for smallies. Summer fishing with hair jigs. Just keep em' moving with a nice and steady retrieve. River Bugs work just fine.

Luke-July2020 - testimonial

Luke from Iowa

July 2020

Luke from Iowa

Luke is from the great state of Iowa but he sneaks up to Minnesota to fish sometimes. This smallie was 19.75", from a small river in Minnesota. A black River Bug was the jig.

Jon-July2020 - testimonial

Jon from South Dakota

July 2020

Jon from South Dakota

Jon & his dad clobbered the "sunnies". My favorite sunfish jig (1/32 bumblebee). Jon fishes out of South Dakota. These jigs can take a beating. Use them as-is, no tipping needed.

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Tony from Minnesota

Mid-June 2020

Tony from Minnesota

My son Tony was using a Swim Jig to take this nice smallie. He was fishing the upper Mississippi River in Minnesota. Water is clear, fishermen are few and fish are plenty.

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Kurt

June 2020

Kurt

Kurt is giving a helping hand to 7-year-old Adam. They were fishing stripers in a lake out west, using my Super Pearl Minnows.
Thanks, guys! - Jimmy D

Frank-6-2020 - testimonial

Frank from Illinois

June 2020

Frank from Illinois

Frank is a good friend from IL. Bagged this big walleye from a small stream. He had me tie custom river bugs for him. Walleye was 29.5" and was released.
Good going, Frank! - Jimmy D

theo - June2020 - testimonial

Theo from Minnesota

June 2020

Theo from Minnesota

Theo had a great day on a famous MN lake. Small Mouth & Large Mouth bass were all taking the "buzz" bait. Gold blade seemed to be the best. He said the hook set on the fish was solid, with very few misses.

Rob-July2020 - testimonial

Rob from Minnesota

June 2020

Rob from Minnesota

While fishing for smallies we caught this nice walleye. When fishing Minnesota waters they often occupy some of the same hangouts. Hair Jigs will do the job for either.

muskie 6-2020

Tyler from Minnesota

June 2020

Tyler from Minnesota

This bug muskie was caught and released by Tyler on a custom spinnerbait. He chose the colors. This fish was caught in northern Minnesota. Visit our blog to see the exciting video! https://jimmydsriverbugs.com/muskie-on-spinner-bait/

Theo-May2020 - testimonial

Theo from Minnesota

June 2020

Theo from Minnesota

This is Theo, my neighbor. He is an avid fisherman well beyond his years. New to hair jigs, he is testing out my new jig for 2021, the "Cubbie". Looks like he likes it! Thanks, Theo!