6//7 local ponds

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6//7 local ponds

Postby Ljvalq » Jun Fri 07, 2019 9:33 pm

I haven’t had time to make it down to the river this year, but couldn’t pass up a fantastic evening, so I hit the neighborhood ponds. After reading all the success of the whopper plopper, decided to pick one up this season. However I did not get a chance to use it. Started with my usual rig, zoom pumpkin gold worm cut in 1/2 on a 1/4 oz jig head. Landed about 6 in under an hour 2 at 17”, with this one putting up the best fight. Looking forward to making the time to hit the fox soon
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Re: 6//7 local ponds

Postby joetrain » Jun Sat 08, 2019 5:00 am

Good one.
It seems like for me the Whopper Plopper bite is non existent the last year. Maybe it’s the water I fish or I don’t put enough time into using it.
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Re: 6//7 local ponds

Postby HEDDONFROG » Jun Sat 08, 2019 10:23 am

Thanks for posting. What you describe using is the original NED rig.
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Re: 6//7 local ponds

Postby badger75 » Jun Tue 11, 2019 12:15 pm

Welcome to WCF!. Nice fish
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