Guana SML 3-13-16

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Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by Tmdfam » Thu Mar 17, 2016 11:38 pm

Started the day out right around 730. I decided to launch from SML as the wind was coming out of the Southwest. I figured i could peddle south and let the wind blow me back. I hit several of my go to spots for trout and they all wound up producing. I managed to find no reds. I looked high and low and couldn't find one. A couple weeks back they were schooled up in a couple places but not on this day. I covered a little less than 7 miles in 4.5 hours. I did manage to find one sweet school of trout that only seemed to produce 18-22.75 inch trout. Almost every cast in this school produced an upper or over slot. The picture is the biggest of the day.

Lures tried with no luck:
17MR Emerald Glass Broken Glass
Flats Creeper by Banks Lures
Down South lures
#11 Skitterwalk Mullet Pattern
Zara Spook Jr White body Chartreuse Head

Only thing working
Popping Cork with 20 inch flourocarbon leader with 1/8th oz Sureset Jig with Perl Gulp Swimming Mullet

It did not matter what i threw all day they were not biting. I would switch over to the Popping cork and many times it would get hit before i could close the bail.
When all else fails on the water try the popping cork as it is a great search lure to find fish
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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by guanagator » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:03 am

Great report, nice persistence to get on them!
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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by Clark » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:52 am

Good report Tim :salute: Our website needs more good fishing reports. Thanks.
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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by Vonzipper » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:09 am

Good report Tim, and it was I had a good time at the Happy Hour the other night. It was good food, good people and good conversation.
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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by gumby » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:57 am

Great report.
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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by Fish & Paddle » Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:47 am

Thanks for sharing Tim!

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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by ChippMatt » Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:04 pm

Nice report Tim, your experience sounds very similar to mine the last couple weeks. Lots of good trout but fewer than usual reds. I've landed a handful on MR but they've refused everything else. Maybe they're keyed into something? Saw a lot of micro sized shrimp out there...

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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by Sheepherder » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:06 pm

URA! WTG Tim as Zip said it was good seeing you guys again at HH it been a while.

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Re: Guana SML 3-13-16

Post by garyfishes » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:30 pm

Great report and many thanks for the info!

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