9/12 Lake Miramar

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  1. fisheromen

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    I wonder how many of the fish on that list are duplicates. Some are from the same lake and the weights are very close. We know that Dottie was caught more than once.
     
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    My father took me to Miramar almost every weekend. Even walking the shoreline and there was lots of shoreline fishing back then. I could sneak up between sets of tulles and cast plastic worms and watch the reactions of the bass in that clear water. I learned so much back then on how bass reacted to movement of the worm or keeping it still till when they were just about to slowly swim away and then move it slightly again and the bass would turn around and gobble it up. Watching bass and their reactions to baits in the clear waters at Miramar really helped me become a better fisherman. All I can tell you is that if a big bass did see you...they swam away. I heard some splashing one time and ran down to the opening between the next set of tulles. A trout had beached itself in about an inch of water. I looked out and saw about a 10lb bass that had chased that trout and it looked at me turned and swam away before I could even get a cast off with my plastic worm. Those big bass were pretty crafty...ha ha
     
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    Nice Zebco to go with that pack of ciggys....no, that wasn't a cell phone in '73.
     
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    The only Zebco reels I owned were a couple of the Cardinals.
    Great reels and if the bail spring broke it was easy to fix with a replacement spring.
    The good old days...ha ha
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    Was Cardinal later an Abu reel?
     
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    Not sure....but it looks like it was
     
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    I never had one of those. I went to ABU Garcia Ambassadeur 5500c bait casting reels after the Cardinals. I had been using bait casting reels since way back then and on to Shimano, then on to Daiwa.
     
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    I'm not saying Mr. Vinnybass has too much tackle, but I caught him on his way to Miramar...... Screenshot_20210920-221620_Facebook.jpg
     
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    One can never have enough.......Tackle. :)
     
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    I was thinking about this in the desert the other day... I used to believe in the kitchen sink... Now, I toss a few hooks or a small box of lures in my pocket and do it, lol
     
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    Fished here hundreds of times, largest is less than 3#. Love the lake but man the sizes are frustrating. Gravitating now towards DVL, El Cap and San V for larger bass. However......was there about 1.5 months ago and was told there was a 13#'r caught off the bank between dock and Mo's hole. Will say I have seen several breakers at the 5#+ and saw a 10#+ right off my front deck at sunset a few months ago. I would say there are some big girls in there (10#+) but they are too far few and far between.
     
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    love that lake. spent many a day (and night) there. my pb was 5-6 lb. lake used to get a lot of pressure, not as much any more. the water is extremely clear, which can help make it tough, although it was good for spotting beds in spring. my favorite was to roll up the backside @ the dam & drag plastics after dark. i can say that now as that was 30 yrs ago, so i'm beyond prosecution. was easy as there was no fence. a whole different lake after dark. gonna have to hit it up soon! (daylight of course)
     
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    I have heard a few stories over the years from a few guys about some amazing night catches there. It’s too bad Miramar is not open at night so this old man could have a chance at it ha ha
    Tight lines and thanks for sharing:)
     
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