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    Re: verona 4.17.19

    Thanks man! I hadnít thought of hitting sandy areas, traditionally Iíve only had dinkers off of sandy areas but maybe Iíll give sandcove beach park another try - havenít fished her in years - and...
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    verona 4.17.19

    Verona: Water is insanely high - bank fishing is very difficult, two shakers between the two of us for 4 hours of fishing and the debris and number of snags is just a real drag. Probably had a few...
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    Re: Structure Fish from Shore

    I use google maps a lot to find some deep water adjacent to rocky structure and accessible to the public. Also, 2 hours either side of high tide are typically the best times to fish- less wind is...
  4. Re: Enjoy the flooding safely and fish a parking lot! 😆

    Oops fish itself didnít load, here ya go!
  5. Enjoy the flooding safely and fish a parking lot! 😆

    Be safe but you can try fishing old areas in new conditions - beat the cabin fever and this gnarly weather and go out if youíre up for giving it a go.

    Caught a nice channel at Knights landing two...
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    Re: Monterey Bay Surf Perch.

    whered you go? Iím takin the kids and GF down to pacific grove this weekend 1/18-1/20 and Iíve never fished the area before - Iím pretty comfortable up around the Bay Area, HMB, Pt Reyes and Bodega...
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    Re: Purchase Crayfish

    When you use these guys do you hook Ďem more or less whole or do you just use the tails? And if you do use the tails, do you peel the shell off?

    every once and awhile i come by folks that swear by...
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    Re: Finding pike minnows with purpose

    Oh ha, thanks for the clarification- i was a bit confused but agree on the point about killing fish for the sake of killing them
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    Re: Finding pike minnows with purpose

    Thanks! I have actually had a really hard time getting any lately, I totally agree on them being finicky. It seems way easier to track down bullheads (wish these were good bait!) and small striper -...
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    Re: Finding pike minnows with purpose

    Why? Iím using them, whatís wasteful about that? 😛
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    Re: Finding pike minnows with purpose

    oh I donít Ďtransportí per se, I shore fish so I usually look for a place with a backwater or some variety so I can pick up some minnows or other bait fish, toss them in a bucket and then cast a...
  12. Thread: Freeport

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    Re: Freeport

    Jeez Louise, thems some nice fishies!
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    Re: Wow,, 56 fish afternoon

    Man, nice haul! Some days Iím just happy to be catching fish even if a lot of them are dinks but even those are rarely 56 fish days!!
  14. Re: Collinsville Saturday and Monday Nov 12, 2018

    Nice report! Hard sometimes to sift through the shakers ainít it
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    Re: Canned Sardines and Anchovies

    I have done it on an occasion or two but it is the cheap stuff from the dollar store. I usually just keep a can or two in my trunk (because unlimited shelf life!) for putting in a crayfish trap to...
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    Finding pike minnows with purpose

    I like using the little guys for striper bait - theyíre probably my favorite live bait for striper because theyíre soft finned, hardy (live in a bucket for a lot longer than shad and on the line) and...
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    Re: Damn they're tasty

    Anyone got a good smoking recipe or do you just gut Ďem and toss Ďem over some mesquite or something?
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    Re: CA Delta Crappie Where to Find Them?

    Iíd love to hear more, I gotta confess I usually pick a spot I plan to striper and catfish and then if there are Lillies or reeds or pilings Iíll do a little panfishing with gulp! Minnows or jigs or...
  19. Thread: Rio vista

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    Re: Rio vista

    Rio vista is my kinda go to spot because itís productive, has a lighted pier if i wanna fish later (especially with how it gets dark early in the winter) and is basically nearest to where i live in...
  20. Re: Looking for crappie fishing with my kids.

    Anyone have any good bank suggestions? Ill pick up the odd one here and there fishing structure up near Knights Landing or near the pilings in the Sacramento Port but never with any consistency-...
  21. Re: Up to the Port,,, Sac..Dec 15' 2018 Saturday

    I was out there around the same time and it was weirdly slow, like ... mega slow. Couldnít even pick up the little dudes or a bluegill on a worm - didnít even see any baitfish roaming around. Glad to...
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    Re: Catfish buddies around Bay Area?

    Iím always up for chasing some big ugly whiskers. Iím actually often a bit more keen to try to tease out the picky guys in the colder months. It doesnít hurt that the mosquitoes donít try to bleed me...
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