11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

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11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby HEDDONFROG » Nov Fri 22, 2019 1:35 am

Whoa, it was wicked windy out Thursday afternoon but between the warm rain the previous night and warm category 1 hurricane winds, it turned the fish on. I alternated between red/orange craw color jigs and white/chartreuse swim jigs drug on bottom. Because I was fishing on an unobstructed wind blown shoreline I went heavy on the jigs to stay in contact with the bottom. This being Urbs honey hole I sent him a short video of the white caps blowing into the small bay, it was crazy. Crazier still that they were so fired up. First decent one was 3.15 and shortly after I got my biggest of the year at 5lbs 5ozs. When things would die down on the craw colored jig, I’d follow up with the swim jig and catch a few more, then rotate in a 3/4oz shad color Red Eye Shad. I was doing a slow lift and drop retrieve and that produced the 2 crappie. Biggest crappie was 14” I love when the fall bites fired up :)

Thanks again Brother Urb for sharing the intel...Me thinks, I'm in love :) still haven't unlocked the rest of the lake but it's always fun learning seasonal patterns, dechipering structure and finding the spots within spots. Tbc.........................
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby Aux Pleins » Nov Fri 22, 2019 4:22 am

Special indeed. Must have felt great to set the hook on that 5lber.
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby joetrain » Nov Fri 22, 2019 5:36 am

I read about the high winds you guys had. Way to tough it out.
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby Woohoodude11 » Nov Fri 22, 2019 12:06 pm

Yeah, I did the opposite of you (wind to my back) and it was still brutal. Definitely not the same results as you though. Big fat goose egg. Might go out again today but well see.
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby grems » Nov Fri 22, 2019 3:01 pm

Impressive hauls for sure, even more so in those conditions, you make me feel lazy!
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby Rambler » Nov Sat 23, 2019 6:50 am

^^^ X2
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby Skifish1 » Nov Sun 24, 2019 6:21 am

Heck of a tank really like the color patterns on that crew rig
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby jmdog2003 » Nov Sun 24, 2019 9:52 am

Some impressive stuff indeed. Hopefully the weather holds and we'll be seeing your posts well into December.
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Re: 11-21 Biggest of the year in a hurricane

Postby urbanHog312 » Nov Tue 26, 2019 3:11 pm

nice job brotha

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