Finally, I got to take some of the residents of Regency Nursing Home fishing this year. I take them out at least once every summer, but getting a date coordinated this year has been challenging, until today.
In total we had 5 Regency residents, 3 staff and 1 family member. Usually I stock us with live bait but I decided not to this time - enough little bluegill, it was SENKO time!
We only caught 2 fish, but resident Les K. caught a beautiful 17" largemouth bass. It was such a hoot when he hooked it! The drag on his Zebco 404 reel was screaming out and so was he! I helped him bring it about 15 feet from shore and he did the rest. What a great fish.
I hooked into a nice 14" bass later that fought like mad.
Not great numbers of fish, but 2 big fish! A wonderful time!
I'd like to thank Regency Activity staff members Ms. Chris, LuLu, and resident Rich Turek's wife June for all their help.
I had everyone rigged up with different color 5" Senko's. Les caught his 17" bass on a white Senko. Then we all switched to white but nothing. Tried a few different colors and I caught my bass on a rootbeer colored Senko.
Also, I had everyone using all my rigs and all I had left for me was my new baitcaster. I'm getting better with it slowly. And, that bass was my first fish with the baitcaster. :shock: