Saturday, October 6, 2012

Skunked on the Carbon

Hit the carbon at sunrise this morning, trying to bounce eggs along the bottom.....

I was using 15lb. mainline, 10lb leader, and it was hard getting any kind of drift thru the slow water, even with no weight..... I think my line may have been too heavy, but i'm looking for tips!

Beautiful day anyway!
Good luck


3 comments:

  1. have you tried spinners, or put a float on with eggs?

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    1. in hindsight, for the line i was using, i should have tried a float -- you're right.
      Next time, I'll either use much lighter line, or a float (with eggs, or a jig)

      I think I'm about a week or two out from trying spinners. THe water clarity was much better than it has been, but I'm really waiting for that deep green look!

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  2. the thing about spinners that i like is that even if there is a little too much color in the water, i might still try them because of the action and vibration they cause. Hopefully if you can run that thing close some holding fish half a dozen times or so they might take a whack at it because they are pissed off at whatever is buzzing by em. the key is targeting that slack, holding water

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