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#1 Nov-27-20 2:32PM

Patagonian Toothfish
Registered: Sep-30-09
Posts: 928

Beaverdam 11/25

Before leaving from work early I was checking the weather.  The forecast showed winds should be 8mph and picking up to 15 later in the day, but at the time the winds were only 0-3mph.  So I decided to head to the reservoir to hopefully find them biting before the front came through.  Once I arrived the wind had certainly increased putting a good ripple across the surface.   I was a little hesitant about launching but I did anyways.  Shortly after I launched I lost a rod holder base when I removed the rod holder to re-tighten the base.

Then within 20 minutes or so the wind picked up was definitely in the 10-15mph range.  I HATE fishing in the wind.   I couldn't even track straight perpendicular to it, the bow end would insist on pointing into it.  Once I got to an area I was hoping to find fish along a rocky drop off, I was bouncing and snagging a blade on the bottom.  I thought I had snagged another stick but it was finally a fish.  This was it for the day.  I still find it odd how many crappie I've caught since it re-opened. Prior it was very rare to catch one, maybe three over 10 years.

Last edited by T. (Nov-27-20 2:32PM)



#2 Nov-27-20 2:50PM

From: Ashburn VA
Registered: Feb-03-06
Posts: 15016

Re: Beaverdam 11/25

It would be nice if Beaverdam had some big crappies!

Time to go fishin' again!



#3 Nov-30-20 8:06AM

Patagonian Toothfish
From: Ashburn, VA
Registered: May-23-13
Posts: 1757

Re: Beaverdam 11/25

Nice job persevering and ending up with a fish!

Together we'll fight the long defeat.



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