5/15/19 - LJ Kelp for Birthday Boy

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  1. geofish

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    Tomorrow 5/16/19 is FishNinja ’s 21st Birthday. Unfortunately there is a weather front coming in tomorrow so today had to be his birthday trip......

    FishNinja got off work at 3pm and home by 3:30pm. I respooled 3 trollers and 2 jigsticks in preparation for our first LJK session of the year.

    Launched Dana at 4:30pm......Trollers in the water by 5pm. Within 20 minutes we had two troll fish onboard....120 feet of water which was 65.4 degrees.

    At 6:10pm we spotted a 25 yard wide moving disturbance with diving birds. We initially thought based upon the size that they were dolphins. However, we never saw any backs or fins......

    We chucked a Mint Colored Kicker and immediately got hit. Also a mint colored Waxwing struck gold......We tried to find the school again. FishNinja was on the bow as he yelled that Yellows just streaked by on each side of the boat. I slowed down a bit and Bendo.....Yellowtail #5.

    All in all we had a great 90 minute Birthday Session. Heard other boats had been trolling for two hours with no luck. I guess we had Birthday Boy Luck..... and, they were slow trolling Macks and Sardines.....We trolled our not so secret weapons.....

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    My freakin scale had a low battery so no official weight. However one was 20 lbs easy, the others were probably 12-15 lbs.
     
  2. Rokbury14

    Rokbury14 I never have to feel like that again
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    Well done Geo....yellows on the chew in LJ....at least for you and the boy.....lol. I knew it was gonna be great. We'll get together soon
     
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    Good man geofish glad you guys got on them!
     
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    Damnit 5 yellowtail in 90 minutes! That's awesome. If you want more bday luck, mine is later this month....
     
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    FYI - for what it’s worth.

    Those Yellows were stuffed with Red Crab. That said FishNinja and I are wondering if we used “red crab” colored irons or Red Crab HUB if we could get a bite. We were happy with our catch so we didn’t test this hypothesis but, I’d give it a try.

    I’ll try it next trip but if anyone wants to try it and report back..........
     
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    Happy Birthday cousin! I’m bummed I missed your birthday trip. Will be back in SD this weekend.

    Nice fish. Save some for me
     
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    that's a pretty epic trip. Congrats
     
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    I'm impressed!! I've done that trip a few times 8n the past and not the results you got well done
     
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    Wooof Woof!
    Those bloodlines were mighty tasty! I love sashimi.....

    Woof
     
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    It's okay girl, us crippled old ones will get together one of these days and get the munch on straight from the BBQ! Till then, I congratulate Geo and his ninja crew on the excellent work..
     
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    Quality fish!
     
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    Awesome work! Nice to see the YT bite picking up here in LJ.
     
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    Nice work Geofish! You are the "fish whisperer" my friend.

    I've had the privilege of fishing with your son on multiple occasions. He's a fine man- respectful, honest, and courteous. It's pretty cool that on his 21st B-Day, he wanted to go fishing before he wanted to go drinking. And he wanted to spend time with his pops! You should be proud.

    BTW- don't you know you can't catch YT trolling crank baits?
     
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    FishNinja happy bday bud! hope it was a good one.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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