Spotty Report for the Big Bay

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  1. Robo1

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    This week has been sensational for catching the Spotted Bay Bass. All caught on the drop shot using the Berkley Swimming Mullet 4" chartreuse 6 to 8" above an 1 1/2 OZ torpedo sinker. I caught about 90 of them in 3 sessions. There were some decent sized Spotty's mixed in with the usual small ones. A couple of the big ones were actually pulling some drag. I hope I can post some photos using Dropbox and not Drop shot haha. I was in hopes with catching a legal halibut but the bass were certainly crowding their spots. Looking forward to some more trips out to the bay. Robo

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    Have to love that.. nice
     
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    Man its been horrendous shore pounding the big bay this week :( nice fish
     
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    YAAZOOO!! That’s some very nice fish! Gotta smile when you have some great days like that. Congrats!!
     
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    Nope but I did catch 3 or 4 baby barracuda though they kind of look like a lizard but more colorful. The tide and wind are looking good for tomorrow morning.
     
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    Thanks sorry about the shore most of the Spotty's were deep 30' to 50'. I met a guy trying the little beach next to the boat ramp who had terrible luck from shore. It does drop off deep by the moored sail boats. Tight lines.
     
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    Found them shallow this morning. Quantity was there but quality was garbage.
     
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    I got 22 more still deep on the edge of the channel Nada on the Navy side. Off the bay until end of the month high tides. I might just have to break down and buy some live bait at the barge for my Hobie tank. Do you have any idea how much they charge for a Kayak scoop?
     
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    I got 15 in less then 8ft. I quite because my reel failed. The bass where chewing I had no 2drag to stop them. However I unloaded my gear and the drag worked fine
     
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    I had a new reel I bought on Ebay that did that out of the box. The bite died off around 10 a.m and the weekend boat traffic started getting busy so I headed in and there was a huge sea lion guarding the entrance Of the SI boat ramp. After he gave me the once over he let me by.
     
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    It’s 20.00 for a kayak scoop. GL
     
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    Thanks.
     
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