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#11838518 - 09/19/16 11:33 PM Stripers on a rampage today!
Robert Hunter Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3891
Let me tell you wading was a great deal mor difficult with a generator running today. But the water is very clear so was able to safely navigate through it to one of my favorite positions. I added a third split shot and actually started out with the eight today which I have not taken recently. Shortly into the outing I caught a split shot right at the tip very easy fix but end of the day for the eight. So it was back to the old trusty four lol. I still had a size 6 on it and immediately went to pounding the Sandbass every cast. But seeing as I had been on a fairly consistent striper action I put three big split shot on and a size 2 clouser and I started chunking and ducking haha. I managed 25 to 30 striper today a lot of them very good size my go pro battery was dying so left the camera off and would have to turn it on get off a video to camera to take pics had several really good fish shake back off and go in before I could get a shot. I did get three or four around the 6 pound range but saw several fish that would be pushing 10 caught today and amazing evening on the water I offered going to several people but ended up on a solo mission. That first picture you can see how strait a decent striper will get a four weight and see the lack of people. That poor third fish is what happens when you just dropped a really good fish trying to get the camera going and the one you had in your hand now head stuck you with the gill plate three times already he got a little squished but he was fine lol. All in all an amazing evening on the water if you are not a very experienced wadder right now I would wait.

Edited by robert hunter (09/19/16 11:37 PM)

#11838531 - 09/19/16 11:57 PM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
Catfish713 Offline

Registered: 02/21/07
Posts: 264
Loc: Garden Ridge TX
Very nice! Where at?
Tight lines and God bless!

#11839089 - 09/20/16 10:53 AM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
Glitchmo Offline

Registered: 05/08/16
Posts: 207
Great pics, great trip!

#11839271 - 09/20/16 12:25 PM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
WoollyBugger Offline

Registered: 06/07/08
Posts: 463
Loc: Abilene, TX

#11839727 - 09/20/16 03:49 PM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
Brendan H Offline

Registered: 10/30/13
Posts: 202
Loc: Allen/Corpus Christi
Nice ones Robert!

#11839769 - 09/20/16 04:11 PM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 44066
Loc: Universal City Tx.
coolphotos Awesome post. Thanks for sharing. cheers

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11840724 - 09/21/16 08:45 AM Re: Stripers on a rampage today! [Re: Robert Hunter]
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TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3313
Loc: Brenham, TX
Great fishing Robert!!!!


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