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05-10-2018, 11:40 AM
I took my son out Sunday morning for Shad in the Garcia Bend area. We started due north of red channel marker 10 along the north bank in 16 feet of water. The west wind was so bad that in the weak incoming tide, we were blown facing upstream. We got a double around 8:30 am, and decided to head downstream out of the wind.

Our second spot was right in the middle of the river across from Stanís Yolo Marina in 16 feet of water. We picked up four more shad here, and once the outgoing tide got rolling about noon, the boat finally straightened out in the wind. We pulled lines at 1 PM with six shad in the boat.

Location: Garcia Bend
Water Temperature: 65 degrees
Weather: Strong West Wind, sunny
Lure: Dick Nite spoons
Depth: 16 feet
Tide: mostly slow incoming, caught very start of outgoing
River Level at I Street bridge: 6 feet
Visibility: about 2.5 feet, clear
My son with a nice shad by marker 10

Another shad by Stan's Yolo Marina

05-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Nice work under less than ideal conditions [emoji106]

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05-10-2018, 06:10 PM
His smiles says it all! Grats.

05-12-2018, 05:58 PM
Was there a lot of boat traffic out there.

05-14-2018, 05:50 AM
Was there a lot of boat traffic out there.

No, but it was super windy. I'm sure the rec boaters will be out in force when it's warm and the winds are down.

Koke Machine83
05-18-2018, 12:47 PM
Very Nice Jack and Adam!!! You need to show me how, that looks like fun!!! See you soon!!! Robbie (Koke Machine).

05-19-2018, 10:20 PM
Great Job! Thanks for the info.