All good things must pass

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Blktailhunter, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. mtskibum16

    mtskibum16 Active Member

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    Still a few out there ;)

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    It does seem like there are fewer fish but they seem to be getting bigger. I also hear about more big fish lately. I think DB is right that we're just not seeing these huge schools of hatchery fish so the catch rate is down some.
     
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  2. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Nice work Matt.
     
  3. Jason Rolfe

    Jason Rolfe Wanderer

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    Nice fish!
    Thinking about getting out on the westside of the Sound this weekend. I was thinking Southworth, since I can avoid much driving or a more expensive ferry ticket that way (just walking on).
    Any thoughts on whether Southworth would be more worth my time--as opposed to sticking around Lincoln park.
    Or should I just pony up and drive my ass out somewhere?

    Jason
     
  4. Nick Clayton

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    Nice Matt! I'll be heading that way in an hour or so. Hope you left one for me.
     
  5. High Flyin

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    Anyone else notice that your fish looks like it's smiling? You must have hit it really hard.
     
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    Jason, sent you a PM, perhaps we can carpool somewhere.

    I've noticed a slow down in fishing off a beach in Area 10 I've visited nearly 10 times in the last two weeks, although there are some BIG fish jumping around. Fewer takes and no fish to hand in the last 4 trips, but I'm not giving up!
     
  7. mtskibum16

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    I noticed that too! She was smiling because she was SO close to escaping. She was barely hooked and the lip tore as I pulled her ashore. Myself and a gear fisherman were able to catch her at the last second!
     
  8. mtskibum16

    mtskibum16 Active Member

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    I've noticed the same thing in MA-9. For sure less fish, but the ones left seem bigger. Lately there's been a fraction of the fish caught that there was 2-4 weeks ago.