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Paw Paw Return Lake P Trip 8 13 21

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Not sure what is going on with site but I had detailed report from today,here goes trial#2!!Probably not gonna be able to attach pics but here goes narrative!!After grandson and I fished fine shorelines just yesterday,made de executive decision to hit same area and started tossing fine Silver Minnow Johnson spoon(thanks,Wiz) and did not take too long to nab red #1,only issue was that he was very slightly undersized and quickly dispatched him and spotted mullets getting nabbed and tossed right where I saw mullets getting smashed and took all of about 3 cranks of reel before 32 inch beast gobbled spoon,probably knocked paint off of spoon and thankfully I had trolling motor engaged and beast quickly stripped off close to 70 yards of 15 lb mono!Was fun letting him tug me along and think we both tired bout de same time,dropped him into net and he really did not fit into net!!Noticed some serious battle scars on same side of his head that spoon was lodged into and snapped pic and revived beast,took only seconds for him to quickly swim off for another angler to have fun with!!Stayed de course and tossed and tossed spoon did finally drop 22 inch fat red into box and stealthily trolled along shorelines,saw tons of mullets and pogies and finally got chance to sight-cast to beast(28 in) that was oriented East-to-West and tossed spoon perpendicular to him,made a few cranks of reel and was awesome watching beast nail spoon,again most likely knocking paint off of lure!!Spotted what was most likely two fine sheepshead gnawing on barnacles on submerged piling and they spooked as I tossed spoon right next to em!!Chatted with gent in fine bay skiff with tower on it and he was fly-casting,told me he had boated 4 bull reds and a Jack Crevalle and told him bout 32 in beast I released.Fished a tad more,tossing spoon along shorelines and kept thinking with the slight winds,I needed to make a quick run to Causeway and first spot was a dud,other than watching acrobatic ladyfish smash Berkley Gulp,Swimming Mullet,Chartreuse!!Hit one more spot tad N of first Causeway stop and boated five reds with two keepers and they were bright pumpkins,unlike the shoreline reds and they smashed the Berkley Gulp.Noticed a storm slowly headed my way,texted Wifey and made my way back to launch and was glad I missed bulk of rain,did get a few drops but only after getting ole SouthFork on trailer.Ole Boat Dave,mechanic I got referred to,got ole SouthFork screaming and she shifts flawlessly and idles very fine,better than when I first got her way back in 2003/2004!!Hope to get back out next week and lotta fun sight-casting and spot-casting to fine and fat reds!!

Mandevillian
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Hope pics can get attached!!Had lotta fun sight and spot casting to reds today,water gorgeous and key might be early starts and concentrating on where de mullets happen to be staging up!!

Mandevillian
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Mandi: nice mess of reds , don’t know what’s going on with sportsman site. reason why I’ve been posting on FB , I’ll try and see if if will take mine ???????????
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