Friday, April 18, 2008

Mark and Tim McClung

Friday, April 18th, 2008 : Sunny and warm, Water temps 62* and Clear.
Picked clients up at 5:30 am and ran uplake. We set up on main lake points around the mouth of a river pulling 10 planner boards, a bobber and a couple of downlines. After a bright full moon last night I was a little concerned that the fish had feed pretty hard last night. We hit the first point with no action so I pulled over to a point that I knew Stripers were spawning on. On the first pull we had 4 fish blow up on our baits and Mark hooked up on the largest one of the day. We turned and hit the point 4 more times only to have the fish roll the baits, not wanting to feed. There was a lot of chatter on the radio this morning, other fisherman experiencing the same situations. I move to other points, only to get short strikes. I decided to go catch more fresh bait so we could be ready when the fish decided to turn on. We set up on a deeper area off a main feeding flat and saw fish deep over 25 feet of water. We put boards and downlines out but on got hits on the boards. We attempted to pull the flat but every time we approached the flat boats would run over it, keeping the fish deep. We hung out there the rest of of the day , getting more and more strikes as the day progressed. We ended up with 7 Stripers after getting 19 strikes. We hooked up with a half a dozen more but just could not get them in the boat. The fish were definitely affected by the full moon last night!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

bullshit are you speaking french we hell haha see ya next time thanks
your buddy mark