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Weird Carp 3 Replies

Went bass fishing the other day and was thoroughly ignored. Putting on my favorite carp rig and tried catching some of the many cyprinids the cruse the small lake. Ended up catching a dozen clone…Continue

Started by Fisher Mirto. Last reply by John Sheehan Dec 20, 2016.

Trout bait 1 Reply

Has any one tried the hatchery dust maid by LipripperZ they have all kinds of trout lures and other baits I have never had luck with the power baits but am willing to try this hatchery dust the 3oz…Continue

Started by Charles ( wolf ) Gibson . Last reply by John Sheehan Oct 16, 2013.

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Comment by John Sheehan on July 20, 2020 at 12:46pm

Grabbed a 4" Swimbait back in early May in around 13-7 fow.

Comment by John Sheehan on August 2, 2019 at 12:46pm

Never kept Summer Trout before with a Lake Surface Temp at 87.3 degrees but I had two frozen water bottles over them in the cooler and smoked them when I got home.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 17, 2019 at 10:27am

Big surprise drifting over 22 feet of Water using a drift sock and scoring this beautiful rainbow at 12:30 pm today..Was quick to get her back in the water without a measurement as the water temp was 84 on the surface .She swam away fine . I 'm guessing 2# ,16.5" .Hit a Buck tail Jig I tied on an 1/8th oz. Eagle Claw Ball head Jig hook .I attached a Mister Twister Yellow Curl tail that I soaked in Vegetable Oil and Vanilla extract .

Comment by John Sheehan on December 27, 2018 at 11:58am

A Christmas Eve Tradition ,smoked Trout . This one was Apple chip smoked.I'm ashamed though I bought it at the Fish Market. Wrecked the best part of the Tradition!

Comment by John Sheehan on December 6, 2018 at 10:42am

Only two Fall Trout Greg's 20" and my 17" Rainbows

Comment by John Sheehan on December 6, 2018 at 10:41am

Comment by John Sheehan on May 23, 2018 at 6:18am

Ringwood Brook in May it's Dragonflies but I missed the hatch. 1/2 crawlers and a Spin Fly caught though in the rain. June is notoriously Crayfish bait month. Caught a Ringwood Brook , May is dragon fly Hatch but I missed it .Empty husks were on the rocks by the stream. 1/2 Crawlers and a Spin fly worked on Trout ,Bluegills and Fatheads in the rain though. June is Crayfish bait month.Caught an Anomaly of a Trout abnormally wide and abnormally short in length.Gonna try to get an answer from the state.

Comment by John Sheehan on April 11, 2018 at 7:34am

Explored and caught Rainbow Trout at two waters I've never fished before .Beautiful Waywayanda Creek and Clove Brook;http://bigbluegill.ning.com/photo/albums/trout-2018 

Comment by John Sheehan on March 25, 2018 at 7:53am

Got my NY and NJ licenses .NY Trout Season opens on Easter Sunday 4/1 and NJ it opens 4/7.

Comment by John Sheehan on June 11, 2017 at 7:18am

Caught on a 32nd oz.Squirrel tail Jig tipped with Gulp 1" minnow. An after June 1st limit of 4 Rainbow Trout.

 

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Lake Perris, CA

This coppernose measured just over 11 inches. Catch and release form my float tube.
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John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Slip Floating
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Last year (2009)was the first year slip floating for me and found it to be very effective.Would…See More
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"My Pleasure Marvin .I have learned a lot in the past 11 years since I've been on this site…"
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Last year (2009)was the first year slip floating for me and found it to be very effective.Would…See More
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How to properly rig slip/fixed thill floats

While I prefer using slip floats, I would like to know how to properly rig both the slip and fixed…See More
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"What we refer to as a Pumpkinseed ."
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John Sheehan replied to chris's discussion favorite lures in the group pickerel fishermen
"4" Easy Shiner Swim bait kicks Butt retrieved slowly near bottom in 20-15' .Working great…"
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"BBOTY so far; 19.5" 4,1/4 # Grabbed a 4" Swimbait .A deep late June  Fish…"
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John Sheehan commented on chris's group pickerel fishermen
"Caught in mid July 26.5" ,4#9 oz.Pickerel BOTY so far"
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John Sheehan commented on Sam k.'s group Trout Bums
"Grabbed a 4" Swimbait back in early May in around 13-7 fow."
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"Got two of these that day .Yes great colors and fighters too !"
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Flyrod Bluegills

"Thanks Jeff .Great catching these Guys again !"
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17",2#11 oz.

"Greg put on a clinic trolling his 'Hot N Tot ' !"
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26.5" Pickerel 4#,9oz.

"Yea Man,my BOTY so far."
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