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Ogeechee River 3/8/06 Shad.

Started by croaker, March 08, 2006, 21:44:08 pm

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Put in near Rocky Ford @ 2:00 this afternoon, sunny, light breeze and air temp was @ 70'. Water was high and muddy and 57'. Only one other truck at the ramp.

Fished the closest stretch first and caught a couple small American Shad (Bucks).

Moved up to my favorite stretch in hopes of some bigger Americans.
Got one bite. The hook didn't stick.

Moved back to the first stretch and caught several more small Americans and a couple bigger 19-20" Americans (Roe).

Caught 8. Had about that many come loose or break off. 4x tippet don't hold up well in the logs. Most were caught using the 6wt with a 26' LC shooting head and the unnamed Shad fly... A couple on the 5wt with a 10' leader and 4 or 3 AB splitshot.

After going 0 fer 3. Was nice to finally get the '06 Shad skunk off.

Aint Shad Grand!!!

-you can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him.  Robert A. Heinlein.

Woolly Bugger

nice! hope to catch some shad this year hickory or american....

ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!



Glad you got the Shad skunk off yunz.  20 incher be a goodern for sure



Thats right purty there Croaker....sniff,sniff.... smells better already.... ;D ;D ;D

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