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04-29-2012 07:13 PM #1
Skunk is OFF!
Lake Del Valle - Livermore, CA 4-28-12 - Since it's not a local lake, I will post here.
Rented a boat today and finally got off the bank and caught a couple of fish!
Fish are in pre-spawn and we were able to pick off a couple of males out of about 15 that we saw. Water visibility was only 12-15 feet, that's all. Temps in the low 50's and was a BEAUTIFUL day to be on the water. We dicked with each fish for at least 15-20 minutes each where most would only pick up the end of the baits or just slap at em. REALLY tried to get a couple of smallies I saw for Karen but to no avail.
We did see a fat girl that was at worst a heavy 8 lber. She wouldn't sit in a spot for more than a couple of seconds or so and then run deep. We kept going back in hopes of catching her off guard with a jig, senko or brush hog. She turned on it a couple of times but that was it.
Will add a few spinnerbaits and a few more jigs to my arsenal for the next trip.
Tuckered out on a previous trip.
Got it made!
Last edited by 1MOFISH; 04-29-2012 at 07:30 PM. Reason: Added pics.
04-29-2012 07:18 PM #2
Thanks for the report and glad you are out fishing."There is only one thing wrong with a fishing day--its staggering brevity. If a man spent all his days fishing, life would seem to be a swift dream." Zane Grey
04-29-2012 07:33 PM #3
Cool Scott! Looks like a gorgeous day on the water! Super clear water too!
04-29-2012 08:08 PM #4
Cool pics man! Thanks for the report, looks like it was a alot of fun.
04-29-2012 09:43 PM #5
04-29-2012 10:23 PM #6
I sure wish people would start posting misc. info in the misc. info section.........
04-30-2012 01:29 AM #7
NICE to see you out and some nice country too... Got to love that hat!!!!! War Eagle
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04-30-2012 07:36 AM #8
Awesome man, I love the pics of Skyler......
When are y'all coming back to visit?
Also how is your wife and my two kids?
Last edited by The_Bass_Man; 04-30-2012 at 07:47 AM.
04-30-2012 07:53 AM #9
04-30-2012 08:23 AM #10
NIce day out bro!!! That is a purdy lake fersure..
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