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viper2
11-24-2007, 07:26 PM
BroncoMatt and I set out for the journey to Pyramid this morning, leaving Rocklin at 4 AM. *Got into Crosby's at about 7 AM after stopping at Boomtown and putting 37 gallons of h-test in the boat. *Ouch!!

We launched into 2 foot waves and headed north from Pelican. *We were trolling a pair of Lyman's, frog patterns in green with red dots and yellow with red dots.

Just past Spyder I see a fish jump (yes it jumped) behind the boat and turned to see one rod bent out back instead of down towards the downrigger. *I grabbed the rod and I knew it was a good one on. *

I finally got him close to the boat and he took off and burned up some line. *I was concerned because I use 8 pound test and a Talora and I was losing ground on this one.

As he got back to the boat he dove under the swim step and almost got caught in the kicker prop. *Then he dove straight down.

I tightened down on the reel again and gently worked him up to the surface. *Matt got him on the third net attempt.

8 pounds on the Boga and about 28 inches for my best Cutt to date.

Matt caught one 20 incher just after that and the bite slowed down.

At Crosby's he weighed 6.8 pounds and taped 27".

On the way back we braved the crowds at Cabela's and spent a couple of hours in the fishing and firearms sections. *We left with plenty more to see the next time we are up.

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campngolf
11-24-2007, 08:22 PM
Very nice.

fish_junky
11-24-2007, 08:33 PM
Very nice fish Viper. I wish I had some time off I'd love to go back up there.

Athlete24
11-24-2007, 08:36 PM
That lake is kicking out some big ones right now!
Way to go!

chicofishrmen
11-24-2007, 09:15 PM
Viper,

very nice fish sir! http://www.fishsniffer.com/forumsyabb2006/Smilies/worthy.gif I hope you don't mind but I re-sized it for you so it can be seen in the glory it deserves!
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Nice job!

viper2
11-25-2007, 08:40 AM
Thanks Chico, haven't quite got down posting pictures yet. Wish it was as easy as Coastside.

Can't wait to get back up there and get Matt a nice one.

vvbob
11-25-2007, 08:48 AM
What a pretty fish...way to go Viper. Looks like the bite is turning on for the Big ones :D
Time to plan a trip....

fpsamm
11-25-2007, 09:31 AM
As the weather (water) gets colder the fishing should get better, so get back here soon. See you on the lake.
Samm

viper2
11-26-2007, 12:28 PM
I'll be back up in a couple of weeks for sure!

troutfan
11-26-2007, 12:39 PM
Very nice! The color on that Cutt is awesome!

fernley_tim
11-26-2007, 02:08 PM
congrats viper, nice fish 8-)