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Air temps yesterday were in the 60's. Cold front moving in, severe storms were expected in the afternoon/evening, according to the weather shamans. It was foggy when I woke up. …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Nov 8, 2017.
Many of you know I like to think "modular" in my fishing tackle storage. I keep a selection of poles in my vehicle that fits most of the fishing situations I encounter. I have both a soft-side…Continue
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Well, Keystone Dam released some water yesterday, and sure enough, there was a good bit of water coming downriver when I got to my spot. I walked down the emergency boat ramp and saw two swarms of seagulls diving on bait in the water; good signs.
I get out there, and a gent I know catches three before I can get a line in the water. Started out with a Powerbait swimshad, and managed to catch a small Sandie on that. Then, after seeing a bunch of fish hit top, I switched over to a…
Posted on October 24, 2012 at 1:20pm
Headed out this morning, first full day of my 2-week vacation. I had three goals that I wanted to accomplish today:
1) Catch some minnows to take home for use as bait.
2) Catch some Shad, again, for bait.
3) Catch some Skipjack, to process into cut bait for catfish.
I knew it was going to be LOW, as I’ve been watching the level on the internet.
BOY, was it low! I haven’t seen it this low in awhile. Walking out, I…Continue
Posted on September 17, 2012 at 2:40pm — 6 Comments
I decided to go up to Keystone Dam and throw out some of the cut Skipjack Herring I have, and see if any cats were feeling hungry. I didn’t know how the bite was going to be, as there was no water moving, and we had a cold front come through the day before.
I rigged and baited one of my surf rods. I tossed that bait up near the turbines, and set the clicker. I then baited up a smaller rod that had a float rig on it. I knew from previous experience that I can at least play…Continue
Posted on September 14, 2012 at 4:27pm — 1 Comment
And see how the size 8 BH Wooly Buggers that I tied up last night work.
I started off with a size 6 Gurgle-Pop as an indicator bug, with a size 8 BH Wooly Bugger on a dropper about 2’ below the Gurgle-Pop. The first fish decided to go for the Gurgle-Pop:
After a little while, I realized…Continue
Posted on July 12, 2012 at 5:11pm — 4 Comments