Friday, November 18, 2011

Last Minute Trophy Trout

I wasn't planning on going, but I got invited to a screening of Kayak Kevin's new DVD which was on the way to the spot.  At the last minute, I figured that I might as well strap the kayak on the rack.  All my stuff was still in my car from the last trout trip, which made the decision even easier.

I left Kevin's party a little early and headed down to the southern branch of the Elizabeth.  I launched a little after 10pm to a breezy river with dramatically lower temps than last time.  The action wasn't quite as good as Tuesday night, but I still ended up with 4 fish.  Three on topwater and one on the jig.  I could of had 6 but I dropped 2 right at the boat.  18.5", 21.75", 19.5" and the release citation I was looking for at 24.5".



I was walking-the-dog in the light of the half moon when I saw it quietly suck the lure under.

Nice night, off the water at 1:30am.

8 comments:

  1. sounds like a song "walking the dog in the light of the moon".

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  2. awesome. That is a great fish. Way to go!

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  3. Tom, yeah, it kinda does sound like a song... :)

    Thanks guys!

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  4. Congrats again Rob - it was kind of cool seeing you filling out the paperwork in person this afternoon and seeing the photos!! Well done!!

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  5. As always, great work Rob! Whats the counts on citations this year?

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  6. Sorry for the late reply. Seth, that's 7 citation sheepshead, 1 Red drum (+1 that was an inch shy), and 1 Speckled Trout (+1 that was 1/8" shy).

    Thanks again guys.

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