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Broke dat seal Trestles Trout 1 16 2020

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Had some tough decisions to make today-Honey Island Swamp closed due to extremely high(17.0 ft and climbing)levels,possible Big Branch tree rat hunt,possible Big Bust duck hunt or try de Tracks per AJ fishes videos,thanks,thanks,more thanks.Wifey helped me get all de duck gear(pirogues,decoys,cover material,etc)taken outta ole Southfork and I decided launching at Bayou Liberty Marina gonna be my best shot at making my way to Trestles safe and sound.Hit blanket of fog once I emerged into Lady P and used Lowrance and slow going to finally get to dem Tracks,probably made first cast round 10:00 am,way later than I wanted.Chatted with fellows in smaller flat,doing de trolling thing,not my cup of tea and I started off tossing Berkely Gulp,Swimming Mullet,Chartreuse on custom-made jigheads(need to make bunch more)and fellows trolling suggested I try something in green and dat was exactly what I was planning for next soft plastic.Get bunch of extremely fine soft plastics from Lunker City and the Fin-S Shaker in Limetreuse needs to be renamed Trestles Trout Tamer.First speck I caught was a hammer,probably 20 inches but I tried,in vain,to boat-flip him and dat did NOT work out!!Very next speck was true hammer,21.5 inches but extremely thick(later weighed him-3.68 lbs)and I pecked away,lost two more decent specks and ended up boating 8 with top three 3.68,2.45,1.75 lbs respectively,all caught on incredibly-effective Fin-S Shaker,threaded onto their fine 3/8 oz fish-eye jigheads made like NO OTHER jig head,closest I can come to is stocked at Academy,H20 with fisheyes on each side,think dat makes them very realistic and the fat profile of Shaker soft plastics most likely entices hammer specks to inhale em!!!I missed at least 20 fish,kinda rusty from NOT fishing nearly enough and bout de same scenario with rotten duck season,not nearly enough practice to knock off de rust from shooting skills.Know where my next trips gonna be and everyone at Trestles was courteous.Ordering PLENTY Fin-S Shaker lures and checked Academy,not a doggone lure even the right color and NOTHING shaped exactly like dis fish-mauler!!!Thanks AJ,appreciate de videos and might see ya soon as I need to network with the Braswell Pharmacy folks and might run into ya next door to them!!!

Mandevillian

P.S. Did nab fine but under-sized red,Limetreuse Shaker
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Re: Broke dat seal Trestles Trout 1 16 2020
Glad you got on some pretty fish!!
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Re: Broke dat seal Trestles Trout 1 16 2020
Got some more tough decisions,fish de ultra-crowded Wall,head down to de Wiz's neck of de woods,fish dem Tracks and think me and 2 Abita KC buddies gonna make our way back to de Tracks and see if we can whack and stack some logs!!Dumb me tried to boat-flip yet another hammer fishing E side while guys were trolling W side and they did not even see size of log I missed!!!Guess the Lake got huge influx of bait and dem specks inhaled it,gained bunch of weight and when I texted de Wiz after boating biggest speck,I guestimated weight at shade over 3 and it was closer to 4!!!Ordered over $100 worth of soft plastics and jigheads from Lunker City and getting nice Tee Shirt,gratis!!!

Mandevillian
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