Monday, June 02, 2014

Joe Baker's Birthday

Greg, Joe, Earl, David and Brad 
Sunny and Hot, Water Temperature 75* and Clear
Greg wanted to surprise his father Joe with a fishing trip as a Birthday present so he booked today to take him. I caught bait, picked the guys up and set up on a school of Stripers. I knew the school was mostly punks but I wanted to teach them how to deploy the baits and how to reel the fish in before putting them on larger fish. After catching about 15 Stripers some of them still were having trouble but I had to leave to find another school. I didn't go far and tripped over a school about 300 yards long. We set up on them and had fun reeling in fish after fish. We worked the school for an hour then I decided it was time to catch more bait and locate some other schools. We worked school after school throughout the day till we burnt up all of our baits and called it quits. Brad has had a house on the lake for 30 years and this was the first time that he had ever fished the lake. He has devoted most of his lake time to skiing and training. He is quite an accomplished Tri-Athlete, he travels around the country and to Hawaii to compete. As you can see he is getting a little age on him now and he is looking for another sport....Just kidding Brad. We had a fun today and hopefully Joe enjoyed celebrating some of his birthday on the water with friends and two sons. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

was a fun day of fishing, esp for my first time ever at Lake Anna. Thanx Jim and Greg for setting it up. BK