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Author Topic: April 30, 2006 Striper report  (Read 1705 times)

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April 30, 2006 Striper report
« on: April 30, 2006, 09:46:40 PM »
BD joined me on Old hickory for some Striper action today. It rained on us all day so I opened the top on my boat making it pretty much impossible to fly fish. With the number of fish in the area I think we might have had a good chance of hooking up with one. However, most of them were over 20 pounds and landing one on a fly rod in the section we were fishing would have been questionable. We used live skipjack and were in non stop action all day. In all we had about 15 to 20 serious hits on our baits. We got three hooked up, two to the boat, one 22#, one 24#, and one broken off. There were a few hits that were very serious fish! I had almost forgoten how much I LOVE Striper fishing.

For you fly rod only guys out there, if there was ever a fish worth putting your fly rod down for, this is it! This stuff gets in your blood, it makes your hands shake and your knees tremble. This is trophy hunting at is best!


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The prey. Bigger then the average Caney Fork Trout!






Conditions were stained water around mid 60's degrees and lots of rain. Bait was pretty easy to catch. Lower section was much slower then the upper.
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