Fishing at Lake Olmstead

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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg, of Augusta watches his lines as he fishes at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. "They're biting slow today," Bragg said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg of Augusta sinks a cricket onto his hook as he fishes off of Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher of Augusta leans against the side of a bridge watching his lines as he fishes from Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg, of Augusta casts a line as he fishes off a bridge on Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. "I just started back fishing," Bragg said. "I used to go every day about 20 years ago."
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A fish dangles from a line after being caught from Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, keeps the fish he has in caught in baskets hung in the water to keep them fresh while fishing near Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. Fisher says he goes fishing three times a week now that he is retired. "If I ain't playing golf, I'm fishing," Fisher said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, keeps the fish he has in caught in baskets hung in the water to keep them fresh while fishing near Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. Fisher says he goes fishing three times a week now that he is retired. "If I ain't playing golf, I'm fishing," Fisher said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, keeps the fish he has caught in the water to keep them fresh while fishing near Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. Fisher says he goes fishing three times a week now that he is retired. "If I ain't playing golf, I'm fishing," Fisher said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, keeps the fish he has in caught in baskets hung in the water to keep them fresh while fishing near Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. Fisher says he goes fishing three times a week now that he is retired. "If I ain't playing golf, I'm fishing," Fisher said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A fishing bobber floats in the water at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg, of Augusta enjoys a cigarette as he sits on the side of a bridge while fishing at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. "They're biting slow today," Bragg said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, hooks a worm as he spends Monday morning fishing at Lake Olmstead on September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg, of Augusta casts a line as he fishes off a bridge on Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. "I just started back fishing," Bragg said. "I used to go every day about 20 years ago."
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg shows off a bluegill fish he caught before throwing it back into Lake Olmstead on Monday morning, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Wilson G. Butler II unhooks a bluegill that was too small to keep while fishing at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. Butler fishes because he enjoys the "calm competition between fishermen."
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A fishing pole hangs off the side of a bridge at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Fisher, of Augusta, smiles as he catches his sixth fish of the morning at Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012. "If I ain't playing golf, I'm fishing," Fisher said.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) A fish dangles from a line after being caught from Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) Wilson G. Butler II, left, and John Bragg fish off of a bridge by Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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(Emily Rose Bennett/Staff) John Bragg of Augusta sinks a cricket onto his hook as he fishes off of Lake Olmstead on Monday, September 10, 2012.

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