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  1. Smith River Visitors 27-29 Jul 12

    Quote Originally Posted by al k View Post
    This past weekend I hosted several Fayetteville NC folks at my "get away" place in Bassett VA. This has become an annual event and because of some rescheduling due to an illness in my immediate family some of the regulars were not able to attend. Not to fear, we had Wounded Warriors and other recently retired military more then willing to take their place. I put up four at my place and a couple more dropped in
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    Fly Fishing
  2. Not bad for by-catch

    Quote Originally Posted by fishjunky View Post
    I took the yak up to Kerr Lake this morning. I went in search of stripers but no love there. I did manage to catch something to make the 3am alarm clock worth it though. Caught on a 4" brim 20' down in 35 FOW near a hump. He (or possibly another fish) would tap tap tap, half pulldown/release, tap tap tap, half pulldown/release. This was bad on my nerves but finally one pulldown kept on going
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    Freshwater Fishing , ‎ Kayak Fishing
  3. Bass report from 7/28/2012

    Quote Originally Posted by Spider Crack View Post
    some quick notes: got my deep crank in the water before 8am. bouncing it slowly over rocks, and scored a 7lb 7oz bass at 7:50am. Then caught a 4.7lber at 7:58. So thought it was gonna be a tremendous day, but once sun burned off the cloud cover, the crankbait bite died almost completely. I'm slow, so it took a few more hours before i gave up on the crank and switched to a drop-shot rig, and started to catch fish
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    Freshwater Fishing , ‎ Kayak Fishing
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  4. nice cat!

    Quote Originally Posted by riverpirate View Post
    Went out today with some livers, and it looks like I made a good choice. Missed a few more....
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    Freshwater Fishing , ‎ Kayak Fishing
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  5. New River Reds

    Quote Originally Posted by seapropie View Post
    Waited till about 6 pm for the heat to die down, then hit the river to search for some reds. Within 2 hrs we had caught 14 including 4 keeper size. They were hitting live shrimp and peanut pogeys under a popping cork. We caught all fish while anchored up in the same spot. A commercial netter anchored up about 50 yards away and just sat there for half an hour. He finally pulled his anchor and
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    Inshore Fishing