Found some brown fish

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Found some brown fish

Postby jmdog2003 » Nov Sun 24, 2019 10:01 am

The change in conditions ignited the smallmouths late last week. Stole a couple hours after work and was rewarded by big numbers. Upsized the presentation to a 4" chartreuse/white Gulp minnow and used a moderately fast retrieve which was in stark contrast from the excruciatingly slow reeling from last weekend.

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They were quite aggressive and lined up in a prototypical feeding slot you'd likely check in the summer months. I didn't move more than 150 yards for the entire session. Fished til sundown. In about four hours ended with over a dozen fish and contacted many more.

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Someone peeping my spot.

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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby joetrain » Nov Sun 24, 2019 11:57 am

Nice. I have found that same gulp/jig combo works well on speckled trout here in NC as well as in Florida.
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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby mike son » Nov Sun 24, 2019 8:55 pm

Nice going. Got my ass kicked today on the west branch haha
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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby polishfly » Nov Sun 24, 2019 11:11 pm

Nice! I knew I should have fished today but the trailer addiction is strong! Great fish per usual
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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby Aux Pleins » Nov Mon 25, 2019 11:18 am

Excellent job Dog. I seen a guy pulling a small boat out and loading it in his pickup off the river near Lily Cache the other night around 630pm. He must have been out after dark for almost a couple hrs :shock: I was extremely jealous needless to say.
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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby HEDDONFROG » Nov Mon 25, 2019 8:36 pm

:thumbup: well done Jdog! Weather has got the fish scratching theirs heads, one day they're chasing a little and the next it's down sized baits and molasses slow retrieves. Looks like you found them in their aggressive mode
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Re: Found some brown fish

Postby badger75 » Nov Wed 27, 2019 2:59 pm

Nice brown fish.
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