1/15 .....getting sandy

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1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby bassman29 » Jan Sun 15, 2017 9:52 pm

Been a while since a report..... Headed out to sand in hopes of raiding mikes honey hole. Well, that sounded awkward. Met up with some usual suspects as well as some new cast of characters. Great day on the ice.

I personally landed 3 hammer handles (not really picture worthy) and finally my first sand bass which I had to go elbow deep in to land but well worth it.

Big thanks to mike once again for the hospitality and hope others will share some catches.

First sand bass.....
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby RonG » Jan Sun 15, 2017 10:08 pm

Nice greenback!
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby Aux Pleins » Jan Mon 16, 2017 4:45 am

Sweet bass.

You promised you'd never go elbow deep with anyone else.
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby urbanHog312 » Jan Mon 16, 2017 9:12 am

bass game on point :thumbup: . i hope you were kind enough to grease up the elbow beforehand
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby LZ Rascal » Jan Mon 16, 2017 11:57 am

There were 3 or 4 good sized bass that day with Kevin's 9 o'clock bass being the biggest! Localyokal managed two decent carp on his jigging rod. Basscaster might get the award for furthest tipup that was hit 3 times before the pike decided to hold on enuff to get on the ice (and someone else had to land it). Unfortunately, BPM and myself were skunked on the tipups.
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby jmdog2003 » Jan Mon 16, 2017 1:23 pm

That's a horse my man, well done.
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby Darkstar72 » Jan Tue 17, 2017 11:58 am

Hey BassMan!

It was great meeting you and the others out on Sand this weekend. Three tiny perch were all I managed to jig up but next time this outing pops up I'll be there with a 12-pack of something quality, a chair to chat from, and a couple of i-Fish Pros so I can join in the flag-chasing fun.

Your largie was the best thing I think came up from the depths to be photographed that day but your grillwork on the ice was delicious!

Those who missed it, missed out. :)
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby catchafew » Jan Tue 17, 2017 12:59 pm

Nice bass Kevin.
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby BassCaster » Jan Tue 17, 2017 1:22 pm

It was a fun day glad to see those that could make it out. Some good action all in all.(Cause it was SUNNY :mrgreen: )

There were 3 Bass caught Kev's monster 4.5 , 3.0 and a 2.9 about 8 or 9 pike mostly hammer handles.
Two fat CARP :shock: through the ice(Mike post the pics) , That was a first for sure. :thumbup:

Weather looks bad the next two weeks so we will see if we can do another outing in FEB.




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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby FISHdank » Jan Tue 17, 2017 11:14 pm

Big ol bass kevo! Lookin forward to getting out on sand.......maybe sometime in February. Haha
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby Rambler » Jan Wed 18, 2017 8:26 am

Dig the Point cap.
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Re: 1/15 .....getting sandy

Postby SmalliesNEyes » Jan Wed 18, 2017 8:53 am

Too bad I had to miss this one. Was the last day to get on the ice for the next few weeks. This warm spell is likely going to eliminate ice altogether on many/most bodies of water. I guess the bonus is I'll be fishing open water on the Illinois River this weekend by boat. :laugh:
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