5/5/18 Beck and OCC

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5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby Islandfisher » May Sat 05, 2018 10:50 am

I started at OCC around 6 this morning and caught a bass on my first cast using a generic lipless crankbait. I fished around the pond for about an hour and saw a few bass jump but didn't catch anything else.

On my way home I stopped by Beck and caught one on a wacky rigged camo colored flickshake. I hooked into another one before leaving but he spit the hook a few feet from shore. In between fish I snagged something and bent my hook while pulling it out. Since I was leaving soon I bent the hook back into shape with my pliers instead of tying a new one on. Boo, that probably cost me my third fish of the day.

I took some vids of the catches. Check it out.

https://youtu.be/t0KZYuA7p6A
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby minstrel » May Sat 05, 2018 12:07 pm

Good to hear the action is indeed picking up, after the positive signs I noticed recently. 8)
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby Poiman » May Sat 05, 2018 3:43 pm

Nice video! Thanks for sharing!
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby threeats407 » May Sat 05, 2018 3:59 pm

Nice vids. First cast gotta be a fun start.
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby JasonN » May Sat 05, 2018 11:54 pm

Dude long time no see!
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby BassCaster » May Sun 06, 2018 10:23 am

Well done Shawn :thumbup:
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby catchafew » May Mon 07, 2018 7:08 am

Nice vid. Good to see you back on the boards.
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby Rambler » May Mon 07, 2018 9:13 am

Love Beck but what's OCC?
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Re: 5/5/18 Beck and OCC

Postby joetrain » May Mon 07, 2018 10:01 am

Oakton Community College. Now get over there.
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