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Old 04-07-2017, 04:36 PM
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Way to go Bill. I hope to get out next week. Recovering from cataract surgery and am dying to go fishing...
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Way to go Bill. I hope to get out next week. Recovering from cataract surgery and am dying to go fishing...
hope it went well...you will be back in it soon; waiting for the shad trip
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Old 04-07-2017, 08:01 PM
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It did! I'm itching to get into some Shad too. Will never fails...he knows this stretch of the Delaware really well.
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Can't wait to introduce this to the weakies if I can find some.
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Old 04-08-2017, 06:00 PM
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Bay you're shrimp flies look amazing just wondering if you bring grass shrimp with you when you use them
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went out about 5; fished about 90 min; got 35-40 schoolies; all 12-18/19 in; on pearl/green plastics and green white teaser; 5-6 double headers; almost every cast; teaser was destroyed...a bare hook at the end; back again in morning
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went out about 5; fished about 90 min; got 35-40 schoolies; all 12-18/19 in; on pearl/green plastics and green white teaser; 5-6 double headers; almost every cast; teaser was destroyed...a bare hook at the end; back again in morning
Wow Bill, looks like you found the honey hole.
Fun, fun, fun!!!
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Old 04-08-2017, 11:05 PM
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That fly look fantastic!!!
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Old 04-08-2017, 11:11 PM
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thanks guys...it was truly a day for the books; hope they are still around tomorrow
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Old 04-09-2017, 10:24 AM
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went out about 5; fished about 90 min; got 35-40 schoolies; all 12-18/19 in; on pearl/green plastics and green white teaser; 5-6 double headers; almost every cast; teaser was destroyed...a bare hook at the end; back again in morning
That's great Bill! I hope to get down there (Ocean Grove) on Tuesday
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Rb today...kayak...picked up three healthy shorts early then nothing after all were cookie cutter 20" on artificials...water temp reading 44 early then increasing to about 47 on the latter part of the drop
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wind shift and water got a little snarky; bite not as hot but picked up 8-10 in a little over an hour; all on chartreuse gulp jig; yesterday was a mostly teaser bite and today all on the jig....go figure
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Old 04-09-2017, 08:38 PM
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wind shift and water got a little snarky; bite not as hot but picked up 8-10 in a little over an hour; all on chartreuse gulp jig; yesterday was a mostly teaser bite and today all on the jig....go figure
Any difference in where you were fishing in the water column?
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Old 04-09-2017, 09:59 PM
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had to give it another go today wasn't satisfied with my low number this morning...i feel a little better now cause i got three more but from the sand this time with a lot of taps and several swing and misses...my rod was the only one bent...threw snot... this fella went 26"
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