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Wife wanted to get out & enjoy the great weather yesterday and with Beck being unproductive lately, the Lagoons seemed like a good option. Wanted to grab the canoe, but it was too much of a production for mid-afternoon. Fished from 3:30-5:30, winds howling out of the SW, and was it CROWDED. Drove around for about 20 minutes looking for a decent spot to fish from shore (that wasn't flooded still) where she had room to cast & lay-out in the sun, and was about to give up when I found an ideal spot that was getting pounded by waves and had a "neck down area" that created some current--- wood, rocks, & weeds present. Grabbed some crawlers so she could bobber-fish, but she ended up enjoying the sun the whole time and was content with spending some time with me and watching me catch fish. Ended up with about a dozen bass between 6-12" on a mix of crawlers, cranks & jigs, which wasn't great but was still some action considering I was confined to one spot where I'm normally constantly moving, looking for schools of fish. It at least proved to the wife that I'm not ALWAYS lying when I say I catch fish, especially since my biggest bass was on my 1ST cast. Was hoping for some Walters, especially since the area I was fishing looked promising, but all I could manage were some light taps on a jig & crawler, which very well could've been some light-biting 'eyes. Did have a decent "eater-size" eye up to shore on Shad-Rap but he shook me off. Needless to say, my future Beck outings are now being switched over to Lagoon outings. I did well there last year with the eyes & feel I can replicate my success this year, just need more time to get out there more. All in all a great way to enjoy the weather and spend some time with my honey-baby. As always boys, good fishing.

Alex
 

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I hear ya Alex... unless some magical reports start coming in from Beck, i'm finding other waters to fish.

Glad you got out yesterday and enjoyed some decent fishing!
 

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Well Jason, if the magic returns to Beck so will I & you'll hear about it from me first, especially considering how close Beck is to me & how stubborn I can be - I'll continue to throw everything but the kitchen sink at 'em until they start biting or I happen to bonk a fish on the head with one of my thousands of casts. Hey Sean, even though I have a canoe, boat control can be difficult, especially when I'm flying solo, so if you got a rowboat (esp. w/ a trolling motor) I'm always game for a Lagoon outing if our schedules jive. I'd pick up the tab for bait & other incidentals like snacks. I know you just started fishing the 'Goons recently, so I could show you some spots I was killing 'dem 'eyes @ last Spring and maybe we'd pick up some bass, crappie, and even a bonus pike or two. We'll be in touch, and as always good fishing.

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Looks like the lagoons are warming up faster than Beck. Beck water was 57..Great report. Glad you and wife had a good day together Alex :)
 

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Hey Alex, my summer break is coming up after may. Anytime you wanna do an outing after that point is cool with me. The boat's a little small and uncomfortable but it is the fishing that's important, not comfort! :D
 

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Your boat looks fine for 2. Hey...... it beats fishing from shore...LOL
Any boat is a good boat. :lol:

Beck Fleet commander!!!
 

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your welcome on the boat anytime dean..as is any one from WCF...it's all in good fun :lol:

it's fishing .....and fishing should be about friends and having some fun.
anyone with a 1 7/8 hitch is welcome to use my boat.....any time

Skunk or no Skunk :twisted:

and sunburned as heck OUCH..were is my sun block :oops:
 
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