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Friday, 21 May 2010 02:00

The Tale of the Big Ugly's part 3

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Day 3 “Going to School”

Dustin had arrived the night before, so today we would be following him around to a new area. This is Dustin’s home waters and he has the place dialed in. So off the four of us went on a 10 mile paddle in search of more of the same.

Off on the third day

The tide was really low as we headed out, once we came back it had come way up and the area looked completely different.

Blue Heron Low TideLow Tide

Dustin is one hell of a fly fisherman and he did not disappoint.

Dustin flyfishingDustin hooked up flyfishing

He’s pretty handy with a bait caster too. While I was chasing more tailing “Big Uglies”, he was catching them with a spinner bait.

Dustins Big Ugly

I had no luck what so ever with the black drum, but I did manage a redfish or two. These are really nice fish, they hit hard, are fat as a cow and just don’t quit.

Heywood with another Red

Tom getting in on the redfish action.

Tom getting in on the redfish actionTom nice Red

Dustin with an absolute pig.

Dustin hooked upDustin with a nice one

Dustin with nice RedfishDustin Redfish Release

Like all good things, this day came to end way too soon.  Fellows, I enjoyed it. That’s a special place and we will most assuredly go back.

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