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Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020

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After two or three non-productive Lady P trips,closer to the Lacombe side,older son and I decided we needed a change of venue and sought fish a tad E of my typical redfish trips of late.Got a decent,though not quite early enough,start this am and found plenty,plenty mullets getting crashed at first spot and older son tossed Top Dog,had decent speck smack lure but SOMEHOW escape two sets of ultra-sharp treble hooks and I tossed Tsunamai glow shrimp,under Versamax Bolt,had nice red ripping drag but somehow likewise spit hook,finally nabbed 18 inch fat red dat we boxed,then we made de executive decision to hit S side of Trestles with NADA but older son did have few strikes,we then hit I-10 Twin Spans and I lost beautiful flounder,my bad as I did NOT keep enough pressure on him(bad omen) and we came back to W side of Trestles,exchanged pleasantries with gent solo fishing and I lost yet another doormat(both inhaled Lunker City Shakers)and sight-casted to HUGE sheepshead that charged at Shaker,saw older son and bolted like he knew something amiss(doggone spooky sheepshead)!!!Best part is I just got text from Medicare Client who was headed home with solo limit of reds,from spot so close to home it aint funny!!!Good news is now I know reds are back to dey ole stompin' grounds and even better news is trolling motor transducer mated to older Lowrance Elite 4X works superbly and NO crosstalk between it and Hook 2-5,console-mounted.Gonna be nice having portable unit up front(extremely accurate)and console unit with GPS,etc!!!Probably coulda stuck it out at first spot but Wifey and I have teleconference this afternoon and older son wanted to head to Trestles,why not,and flounders MIGHT be STACKED up out there!!!Lunker City Shakers was getting dey attention and hurts to miss flounders dat size!!!Oh well,like I keep saying,Lady P ONLY gonna get MUCH better and buddy of mine nabbing a solo limit so close to home never a bad thing!!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
Glad to see the change of venue worked out. Still wish you woulda' introduced yourself on the t-funky!
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
Tony,Certainly woulda been glad to introduce myself had I known who y’all were. Those were fine slabs y’all caught and now dat I got front mounted Lowrance(no where near as accurate as Panoptics Live Scope)might be able to find few slabs on fine T-Funky. Got text from dear Medicare Client dat he nabbed limit of reds W of where we fished today. Chase all kinds of fish every chance I get. Lake getting better by de day and knowing what I now know(ain’t dat ALWAYS de case)might have NOT gone to Trestles.

Mandevillian
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
So if you were east of where you typically fish today and your client nabbed them west of where you were today then your client nabbed them where you typically fish.....bayou lacombe?? thanks for the Lady P updates!!
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
FredSecunda8,Pretty good deductive reasoning and close but not exactly where he fished!!Hard to figure where I should go tomorrow-older son suggested launching at Bayou Lacombe but where we fished today,Liberty is better choice for jumping-off spot,can always motor over to Goose Point and see if thick schools of reds found their way over there.Mullets were thick where we fished today so dat is more than likely where I will start tomorrow!!

Mandevillian
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
Mandervilln: Finally let me back in, might wanna try dem mullet wake baits , if you around some mullets out there, can’t go wrong , gonna chase dem reds in morning using dem
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Re: Woulda,Coulda,Shoulda Lil Measure of Red(emption)6 18 2020
Wiz,Awesome idea and did tell older son about mullet wake baits. Hope to head back out there tomorrow with not only bunch of Top Dogs but also more hard plastics. Yep,if I supply AJ with fine custom swimbaits and he heads back to Rocks/Dam might have to supply him with bunch due to break-offs at obstructions😬

Mandevillian
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