Originally Posted by Durwyn
AB1620 and I decide to fish the CCC Spanish tournament for the first time this year. Every one talks about how much fun it is, and it definitely lived up to the hype.
The weather was absolutely perfect. Very calm seas, hardly a breeze (so it was hot...) but the water was gorgeous.
AB1620 had scouted out some really good schools of perfect seized pogies the day before, but unfortunately
Originally Posted by whitey
"Trout Season." It's one of those awkward phrases that I have never understood. If you think that trout are a cold water fish, I am here to tell you something: The BEST speckled trout fishing goes down during the hottest months of the year, and most of the bigger fish will be caught on topwater lures...But I digress.
On to the report.
On July 4th weekend c.lane and I did some recon on the lower neuse,
Originally Posted by WNCSLIM
7-23-14 Fontana Just had to put this trip up. Had Mary, Rudd and Francis " the slam master" on board yesterday and boy did she make me look good. Didn't have long to fish so Francis went right to work catching almost every species Fontana has to offer. If every adult listened as well as Francis about how to bring in and fight fish I would have a ton more pictures of landed fish. She was the most inquisitive
Originally Posted by Bread Man 1
All of our fish are coming on topwater. We have had trout over 5 pounds, and some of the reds are 30+ inches. The gigging is good also when you can go, the best night over the past week was Saturday night, we had 24 in 5 hours. If you guys have any questions, fire away and I will try to answer them the best I can. I have also been roped into doing one of EC Sports seminars on Aug. 12.
Originally Posted by pgarick
So me and Ms.PGARICK hit the ICW late morning. Went to location #1 and the bait fish were in thick and jumping all around. Tide shifted and was inbound.
I tossed top water baits for a couple hours, nothing but short strikes. I had nothing for these fish in top water, time to switch it up. I went to my popping cork rigged with a DOA 4" white shrimp/chartreuse tail, BAMMMM!!! But not what I expected.