1. Anglers Marine is looking for motivated, qualified, career driven employees for their Lakeside location. Full time Counter Sales, Part Sales, and Boat Sales positions are available at their Lakeside location. Health insurance and 401k benefits are available. Pay based on experience. Contact Rick or Cindy at 714-666-2628 if interested.
    Dismiss Notice

FINALLY! Not 1. Not 2. BUT 3!!!

Discussion in 'Bay Fishing' started by FOE_RUNNER, May 18, 2018.

  1. FOE_RUNNER

    FOE_RUNNER Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2017
    Messages:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,158
    Last time I took my bro in-law fishing, I got skunked and he landed 5 nice spotties. Went out last night and the tables have turned; bro: 0, me: 3 corvina and a needle nose! I just want a session when everyone catches, but that’s just how it is.
    Fished from 9 pm-12:30 am in MB.
    Caught on 3 different lures: IMA Skimmer, Sammy and Lucky Craft.
    Smallest was about 18”; largest was about 20”.


    2097A716-B52A-4374-8B01-7548E103DFA5.jpeg C2CE6394-38F5-4C94-BD26-082C3E2DF005.jpeg CD1DC591-0454-48BF-BBD5-CFC0098C0946.jpeg
     
    • Like Like x 39
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • List
  2. old_rookie

    Staff Member SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    May 26, 2009
    Messages:
    2,263
    Trophy Points:
    305
    Ratings:
    +3,262
    Nice going - I bet those put up a nice little fight.
     
  3. AzImport

    AzImport Living Customs Violation
    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2015
    Messages:
    805
    Trophy Points:
    165
    Location:
    City Heights
    Ratings:
    +2,313
    I definitely need to start working on getting into the topwater game. Good catches, man!
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • List
  4. FOE_RUNNER

    FOE_RUNNER Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2017
    Messages:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,158
    I'm not sure if it makes a difference, but I noticed a lot of people who posted their top-water catches, they had their lures on a snap swivel or something. I put one on last night and caught... most probably it was more because of the crazy amount of bait fish and boils. Maybe someone here can here can explain if the swivels make some difference or not... but it is very convenient and fast to switch lures with.
     
  5. sdedtune

    sdedtune Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2017
    Messages:
    226
    Trophy Points:
    150
    Ratings:
    +1,296
    The only reason I use a snap or a swivel is because when I try to Palomar knot over three trebles I hurt myself.
     
    • Funny Funny x 6
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Helpful Helpful x 1
    • List
  6. Cyborgstarfish

    Cyborgstarfish Cyborgstarfish
    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2015
    Messages:
    1,761
    Trophy Points:
    200
    Location:
    Fashion Valley
    Ratings:
    +4,133
    Boat:
    Ascend FS10 kayak
    You don't need a swivel. I know a lot of people who use a round snap instead of a split ring.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Like Like x 2
    • List
  7. Homebrewer

    Homebrewer Active Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2018
    Messages:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    40
    Ratings:
    +183
    No issues with a snap swivel but one concern with using is that the knot may become worn out over time. I like to direct tie to the hook so that I know I have a "fresh" knot for the session. Snaps are great if you plan on changing your lure out multiple times to get a sense for what he fish are eating that day and then moving to direct tie once dialed in. If using snaps just make sure to check your knot periodically for wear.
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Helpful Helpful x 1
    • List
  8. FOE_RUNNER

    FOE_RUNNER Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2017
    Messages:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,158
    Awesome!!! Thank you!
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • List
  9. dj thrillz

    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Messages:
    6,321
    Trophy Points:
    305
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +9,303
    Angler clips make it very easy to change out hardbaits in half a second. I swear by them.
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Helpful Helpful x 1
    • List
  10. Werfless

    Werfless The Coach
    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2016
    Messages:
    11,186
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    The County
    Ratings:
    +22,496
    Boat:
    3 too many
    Nice work.. Well deserved..
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Like Like x 1
    • List
  11. Easy619

    Easy619 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2018
    Messages:
    198
    Trophy Points:
    135
    Location:
    OB
    Ratings:
    +609
    Name:
    Eric
    Nice work bro! I need to fish in the dark more, get me some vina!
     
  12. FOE_RUNNER

    FOE_RUNNER Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2017
    Messages:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,158
    Thanks! Worked hard for these guys... Pulled hella drag... it was amazing.
     
  13. Vito1023

    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2013
    Messages:
    2,945
    Trophy Points:
    270
    Ratings:
    +3,712
    Where do get them?
     
  14. fishinmike

    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2015
    Messages:
    178
    Trophy Points:
    180
    Ratings:
    +765
    Boat:
    Pro angler
    Nothing wrong with a little family competition, as long as no one takes it personal. I need to cross Vampires off my bucket list. Can anyone give me Buffy’s phone number?
     
  15. FOE_RUNNER

    FOE_RUNNER Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2017
    Messages:
    305
    Trophy Points:
    170
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,158
    My bro in-law was excited just to see me land the 3 vinas in person. Witnessing the size and power these fish have, the splash and havoc in the water... he was happy to be there.
     
  16. Werfless

    Werfless The Coach
    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2016
    Messages:
    11,186
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    The County
    Ratings:
    +22,496
    Boat:
    3 too many
    If you make the next shorepounders, I will give a couple packs to you if I remember
     
  17. dj thrillz

    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Messages:
    6,321
    Trophy Points:
    305
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +9,303
    I'd google them, I don't recall the site, they were given to me.
     
  18. fishingap

    fishingap Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2018
    Messages:
    70
    Trophy Points:
    40
    Ratings:
    +166
    nice. You guys could swap your gears half way next time:emoji_grin:
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • List
  19. Capt Ray

    SDFish VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2013
    Messages:
    542
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    San Diego
    Ratings:
    +1,229
    Name:
    Ray
    I have not been on the sight for that long but that is the first time I remember seeing someone post 3 in one session. Great job.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
    • Like Like x 2
    • List
  20. JakeyG

    JakeyG Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2018
    Messages:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    25
    Ratings:
    +30
    I'm not going to ask for your secret spot, but what general area do you fish topwater in MB. I only ever seem to catch topwater stuff in SD bay.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - FINALLY Forum Date
Finally Got Out In Otay 7/11 Freshwater Reports Jul 11, 2018
MB finally delivered 6/25 Surf, Piers, & Jetties Jun 25, 2018
Finally.. Surf, Piers, & Jetties Jun 20, 2018
Finally Surf, Piers, & Jetties Jun 14, 2018
Finally happened Barrett Reports May 6, 2018

Share This Page