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What to do when they are not hitting. #13578033 06/01/20 11:10 AM
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Sometimes when I hit FPH there is just too much recreation traffic and the fish will get lockjaw. Like any true fisherman I fish on, but sometimes ya just have to say U.N.C.L.E. When that happens I break out my umbrella with the front chair mount on the bottom and tie a hammock from the center console to the trolling motor and chill to the waves while listening to some jams. Heres to a bad day catching but a great day at fishing.

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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13578158 06/01/20 01:07 PM
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Relaxing on the water. Catching is nice but not needed all the time.


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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13578547 06/01/20 06:45 PM
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I keep trying different patterns. Never give up!

Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13578562 06/01/20 06:57 PM
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I agree! Keep moving and some will be willing to play somewhere. I often look for the shallowest fish I can in those situations as the shallower fish tend to be the most active fish in general and most willing to play.


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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13578961 06/02/20 12:09 AM
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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13579265 06/02/20 03:52 AM
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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13579439 06/02/20 12:30 PM
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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13579654 06/02/20 03:10 PM
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Wow, I'm impressed the trolling motor is holding the other end up. Great idea!


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Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Skunked Again Fishing] #13579746 06/02/20 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Skunked Again Fishing
Wow, I'm impressed the trolling motor is holding the other end up. Great idea!


I was thinking the same thing. But, as for a bad day catching I start playing with electronics and trolling around looking for new spots to mark. Maybe toss a few at the spots as I keep on going by.

Re: What to do when they are not hitting. [Re: Timmychanga] #13579859 06/02/20 05:46 PM
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So you go from a couch potato to a boatham potato. roflmao


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