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I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« on: April 23, 2017, 01:15:36 PM »
Went out with Pat last night to see if the 7s were still home, but didn't have super high expectations because of Chad's weedy report. Got out around 5 and the beach was filled with people. As we waited for them to clear out we were just casting crack off the rocks and to my surprise got into a WFO walleye perch bite, a bunch of chunky pregnant females. I also kept one male to add to the bait pile since we only had 1 1/2 macks. After some people vacated we got our long rods out, salad was not too big of a problem but man the downhill current was ripping. Got the first hook up and my albright connection failed immediately on hookset, I was pretty embarrassed. Cast out again and the bite was slooow, about an hour after casting out I get a hit and know that it was a bat ray, reel him in, nothing very special, except that he had my other rig in his mouth! LOL! I was stoked since we were running low on hooks and weights as well!

Slim pickings for another hour then I got picked up again but this one seems sharky, but with some spirited runs, I thought, I may have my first soupie! Nah just another cookie cutter ray.

No more hits for the rest of the night but there was a ton of life at the spot. Other notable mentions was seeing a whale breach far out off the beach where a bunch of birds were diving, and seeing a B17 and B24 bomber fly over. A great day even with no grinners!
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2017, 03:09:39 PM »
Much better than a skunk + you got the lost rig back!!
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2017, 03:58:19 PM »
Always nice to get a lost rig back. Top that off with catching the fish that broke you off and that's a darn good night.

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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2017, 06:52:06 PM »
Always nice to get a lost rig back. Top that off with catching the fish that broke you off and that's a darn good night.

That's what I was thinking    :)
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2017, 11:47:32 AM »
More bats.  Keep the bats up there and we'll take the sharks down here.  ;)
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2017, 02:04:20 PM »
HaHaHa....that's what I've been saying, now you get it.
What I have also learned from a couple of experiences in the past month is that bats are not easily spooked off, even if hooked up & broken off, they will come back for a missed or a new bait within a few minutes.
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2017, 02:10:53 PM »
As we waited for them to clear out we were just casting crack off the rocks and to my surprise got into a WFO walleye perch bite, a bunch of chunky pregnant females.

VERNE! You must have missed this part of the report. He said WFO Walleye!... Go get that monkey off your back  :D ;D
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2017, 04:52:47 PM »
Dang bat rays are scaring off all our sharks!  ;D
Glad you got some good bendo's Adam! 
PS- Looks a little too close for comfort in the second pic, watch our for the pointy end ( you should know  ;) )
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2017, 06:53:54 AM »
My plan to send the bats up north is working!  :o ;D
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2017, 12:15:53 PM »
At least send some Diamonds and Butterflies up here too then!  ;D And yes Chad I don't wanna get stuck again but I feel when I mouth them I have more control than when I vent them.
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Re: I feel ya Joe 04/22/17
« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2017, 12:24:36 PM »
Got it!
I'll have to try mouthing my next one. Always seems so awkward grabbing the vents, especially with a heavy one.
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