Cast n Blast (with no blast)

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Cast n Blast (with no blast)

Post by Darrells » Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:23 pm

I had asked Ron about fishing Sunday but he had Family in town so I had to go it alone. I did not get off to a real early start this morning. I arrived at the River about 7:15 or so and was greeted with pretty low and murky water conditions. I brought my shotgun along on this trip but the Ducks were a no show so I preceded down stream in search of bait. I seined and threw a cast net without much luck ( about 20 more than normal minnows). I put three on a hook with a float set about four feet deep and fished the edge of a rapid/drop off and caught a couple of Gaspers which quickly became cut bait. I set off to fish a few holes that are pretty reliable producers without any luck at all. About 12:00 I decided to untie and head for one more spot about a mile and a half farther downstream before calling it a day. I pulled up and decided to bank fish for awhile to stretch my legs. Got the first rod holder and pole set out and almost immediately a hard hit. After a small fight I landed the first Blue of the day. I set back out and caught several more nice chunky Blues. About 1:00 my small spinning reel bends over and starts laying drag hard so I grab it and the fight was on. After 10 or so minutes I landed my second best Blue. Pretty well died after that so I fished another 45 minutes or so and started the long paddle back.

First spot I stopped for to gather bait. River is pretty dirty after the rains.

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Was not much wing today.

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Striger is getting heavy.

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Back at the take-out.

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The big fish had been injured at some point in time.

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Catfish will eat anything including other catfish.

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The fish protector hard at work. No one will steal a piece while she is on Duty.

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What the fish weighed:
27-7
6-9
6-6
6-2
5-3
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Re: Cast n Blast (with no blast)

Post by Darrells » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:05 pm

Done.

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Re: Cast n Blast (with no blast)

Post by jem » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:32 pm

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