Friday, October 14, 2011

The Last Three Trips

Thursday October 6th, got off work and went lightline striper hunting at the HRBT.   I fished the slack then most of the incoming tide and ended up with several decent size croaker and eighteen stripers between 21" and 24.5".  Other species that ended up on my line included grey trout, baby bluefish, oyster toads, and black sea bass.  Lures/baits for the night included chartreuse gulp, gotcha 3" dark green grubs, fishbites bloodworms, and 4" calcutta swimbaits in natural bunker pattern.  I met Matt Anderson out there and we stayed out til nearly 5am.

Monday October 10th.  After work, I met up with Marty Mood and tried for the big red drum under the CBBT.  The bluefish were thick and there were good numbers of schoolie stripers... but no reds.  Oh well.

Thursday October 13th.  I got the urge so back to the HRBT it was.  I started off with a small speckled trout, a dink flounder, then got into the stripers.  I caught about a dozen with the two biggest going...

24.5" 
and

26.25"

They're definitely out there and hungry for anything that swims by.
Get out and be safe!

4 comments:

  1. So how do I go about catching these elusive "striped bass"?

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  2. nice, man. always enjoy your reports! first time commenting here but ive been snooping for a month or so. tight lines!

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  3. Justin, I have to try that hotrod lure again.

    Stripperonmypole, thanks for checking out the blog and I appreciate the comment too. Entertaining name by the way :)

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  4. Well done Rob - sorry I couldn't make it Thursday. Maybe next time.

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