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Put away the float n' fly, grabbed my bait caster

2061 Views 14 Replies 13 Participants Last post by  chitownyaker
It's been a fun winter and spring so far, targeting trout and salmon. Today, I decided it would be time for a new season - bass fishing!

Grabbed my bait caster setup, put on some new power pro, and fished today from about 2pm - 445pm with Rootpro.

We primarily fished the wind blown shorelines, casting almost parallel to the shore line. Got my first hit about 15 mins on on a chrome/blue 1/2 red eye shad, and lost the fish just as I was about to lip it. Dang it! It was a nice bass too.

Shortly after, I connected with a little guy - probably about 12-13" on the same bait. My first bass of 2009 -

Soon enough, Keith got one. This one was about 14". Keith was working a bleeding shad trap, 1/4 oz in a chrome color as well.

Keith popped #2 for him soon after - this was a nicer bass. I'd guess around 18", and a healthy 3#

Before leaving, I wanted to hit one point with a big swimbait. That's when she hit. Nice 18"er, probably a little more than 3#s or so

Fun fishing. I ended up with about 4 solid bird's nests and two lost traps, but it was fun to put the trout/salmon gear away and go for some bass

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Nice work with the baitcaster :D
Nice looking fish guys, good job.

you and Kieth... Git-R-Done!!! :lol:

Nice fish guys!
Great job Mike and Keith, you guys pulled some nice bass.
thanks guys for the comments. It was nice to mix it up for a little bit. I'm looking forward to my next outting
Nicely Done Mike and Keith. Some Pigs man!!!
Nice fish guys! Multi species masters!
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