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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.

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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 June 9, 2023 at 8:20am

A June New Jersey small Stream limit    

Comment by John Sheehan on March 27, 2023 at 1:16pm

Opening Day Trout season for New Jersey is April 8th.

Comment by John Sheehan on March 22, 2023 at 11:03am

My best Rainbow Trout when Lake Fishing from a Boat, have come on large and small Spoons, Bucktail Jigs with 3" Curl tails, Crawler Spinner Harnesses ,4 " Swimbaits and Aglia Long #3 Spinners. 
In Streams or Rivers Crawlers or Mealworms and Small Squirrel tail Jigs with I" Gulp minnows.

Comment by John Sheehan on October 4, 2022 at 12:54pm

20" 3# PB Rainbow

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

 

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