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Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« on: July 10, 2016, 09:12:54 AM »
Well, Squatch and I did a last minute trip to the surf again hoping to capitolize on the ones that got away on Thursday.  I show up and Steve is already on!  ...well he was the bass king last night with 3 nice calcos for the evening.



I had a couple of goos hits last night and got to experiment with some baits.  I brought Mackerel, Spanish, Bonito and Big Eye Scad.

-The Spanish and Big Eye Scad would only get crabs or scavengers stripping the meat off the bone, but no real hits to speak of.

-The mackerel got a good amount of bites, but mostly bass bites and such.  The heads were bit first.

-Bonito... was killing it!  It was from a 6 pound bone, so way too big for bait, but I managed anyway.  The bone was bit almost immediately every time and my only fish of the evening took a huge hand sized steak! 

From the initial bite and run, I thought it was a Soupfin.  Then it high tailed it right at me and I wasn't sure what to think.  Soon I realized (in still shock) that I caught my first leopard of 2016!  I might have caught one earlier in the year, but I can't remember any.  lol

At least it was a nice one! 



Well, we stayed out pretty late hoping for a last minute hurrah, but that was that.  Squatch was the high-liner of the trip and I got JP. 

Next trip... Next trip...

Thanks for reading.  :)
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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2016, 09:53:42 AM »
you guys are on em.. 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2016, 10:13:45 AM »
Hello Kitty, nice Leo dry streak buster Tom

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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2016, 11:00:47 AM »
That is a nice kitty!

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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2016, 03:08:42 PM »
Good to get out.

Looked good, but not much came of it.

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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2016, 03:54:07 PM »
Awesome leopard.

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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2016, 07:54:39 AM »
At this point in my game Tom, I'd be stoked to catch a leo   :P
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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2016, 12:50:45 PM »
Solid leo! For those big 'ol bonies you use, you pinning on the head too? How much do you think the head weighs?
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Re: Saturday Night Saddle Fight
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2016, 01:10:28 PM »
Solid leo! For those big 'ol bonies you use, you pinning on the head too? How much do you think the head weighs?

Yep...  It weighs at least a pound or more.  Ridiculous looking actually.
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