Kayak Fishing Ultimate Resource

Sunday, 09 March 2014 13:19

Finally!!!

Written by
Rate this item
(0 votes)

I don't have pictures for this day because it was just on a whim.

This past Saturday I found myself with two extra hours before the sun went down. Thank goodness we also set our clocks forward that night so next weekend I will have 3 extra hours.

I grabbed a combo and set it up, grabbed some minnows and hit my favorite public lake. Well, I was a little dismayed as I walked to the edge to see SEVERAL dead fish in the water. I'm not sure if they were frozen in the ice or if because of the solid surface most of the winter it hasn't been getting enough oxygen, but I didn't like what I saw.

I pitched out about 20 feet off the bank into what I call the Menorah Tree. It's a tree that has several branches that span out about a foot then go straight up giving the similar look to the Jewish Holiday Symbol.


This tree has yielded a lot of big Crappie for me over the past few years, and is like Charlie Brown's nemesis Kite Eating Tree only with a lot of my tackle attached to it!

So in my two hours I had a few taps and just one landed fish. A small Largemouth Bass took it VERY slowly and allowed me to say hello in person. As the water is still pretty cold, I didn't expect there to be a huge amount of activity or action out of the fish so just to be able to land the first of the year I was very happy!

I think this may start the year off for me and I hope that I might be able to pull off a few wins on the tourneys that I will be entering or am entered in! So if you plan these things as well. Good luck to you! I'm coming! LOL

 

Enjoy spring ladies and gents, force it into your area by willing it there!

 

B

Read 1877 times

Please login to post a comment.

Get the YakAngler Newsletter!

Keep tabs on all the latest from YakAngler.

Latest From The Forum

    • mildbill's Avatar
    • Stand up stability
    • Native Slayer 14.5, very stable and comfortable to fish out of.
    • 1 hour 53 minutes ago
    • Boone's Avatar
    • Jackson Coosa HD for sale
    • Hey guys. I'm in Westfield, IN selling this lightly used 2016 Jackson Coosa HD in dorado color. This is my second Coosa HD. I love it but want a...
    • 2 hours 21 minutes ago
    • Steve6902's Avatar
    • Action Cameras
    • I am looking for an action camera, and not one that breaks the bank either. I want something that I can leave off then hit a remote button to start...
    • 6 hours 12 minutes ago
    • pablo's Avatar
    • Best WATERPROOF kayak fishing gloves?
    • Update on the Kast MX Pro gloves. 100% waterproof and windproof - No question! My hands were warm and dry out on the water yesterday with 6 mph winds...
    • 7 hours 35 minutes ago

More Topics »