A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

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A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Redchaser » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:05 am

It's been a long time since I've posted a report becasue the fishing has been shit. I used to keep track of how long I could go without a skunking, I think my longest stretch was 13 months and it wasn't because I was limiting trips, to the contrary, the more frequently I'm out the greater the success I seem to have on each outing, mainly due to staying on the fish and an awareness of what's going on in the marsh. Unfortunately life has a way of getting in the way and the frequency of my fishing trips has greatly diminished. After a very long stretch of not getting on the water often enough and getting skunked or having an otherwise lame trip when I did get out I was due a decent trip.

Early last week I got a call from Lurgee, he was going to be in the neighborhood and wanted to know if we could fish. Initially we talked about fishing this past Saturday and Sunday, but as the weekend drew near his timeline shifted a bit. He would fish on Friday with Ron Ratliff and with me on Saturday. Having the weekend free I decided to stay near the marsh for the weekend and called LaFlyguy and invited him to fish with me on Sunday.

Lurgee came, we fished, a storm popped up, the storm grew a tail
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We ran from the storm, when we thought we were far enough away we stopped to fish some more. We weren't far enough away, the storm caught us, the wind went from 0 to 30mph in about a second and Lurgee did what Lurgee does, he fell off the platform into the water.
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We ran back to the launch, lurge scheduled an earlier flight and took off. I ran into Lurker Mike and his crew, we all re-launched farther north in some interior marsh. I found happy fish and this started happening
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And that's how it went for the next 2 hours, happy fish all over, throw a big gaudy fly and land it noisily to get the eat.
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I really wish Lurgee had stuck around to enjoy this. I left them biting and ran back to the launch happy
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Sunday morning I overslept but LAFLYGUY waited for me. We went back to where I caught he day before. There were fewer fish and they weren't as active as the day before. FlyGuy hooked a red and lost it at the boat, then caught his firts gar on fly.
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I managed to put one fish in the boat, I think it was a Mexican fish or something because his name was Ceviche.
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by BigTimber » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:45 am

very shitty. thank you.
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Ruddy Duck » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:23 am

Mega shitty sleepy head.

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Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:25 am

I always thought gar were freshwater fishes. Huh.

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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Ruddy Duck » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:31 am

Heero[CntRmbrPwd] wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:25 am
I always thought gar were freshwater fishes. Huh.
I don't know each gar species' tolerance for salt, but they are common in the brackish estuaries that redfish often inhabit.

Redfish can handle a wide range of salinity concentrations.

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Post by B.M. Barrelcooker » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am

Niiiice
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Redchaser » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:00 am

Ruddy Duck wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:31 am
Heero[CntRmbrPwd] wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:25 am
I always thought gar were freshwater fishes. Huh.
I don't know each gar species' tolerance for salt, but they are common in the brackish estuaries that redfish often inhabit.

Redfish can handle a wide range of salinity concentrations.
Alligator gar can handle full on salt water, that one that Corey caught was a spotted gar, they can take it pretty salty too.
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by fly-chucker » Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:40 pm

Redchaser wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:05 am
I used to keep track of how long I could go without a skunking, I think my longest stretch was 13 months....
I'm calling :bullshit

It's been way longer than 13 months since you've seen any parts of pussy.
Now that's a skunking record :cool
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Redchaser » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:14 am

fly-chucker wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Redchaser wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:05 am
I used to keep track of how long I could go without a skunking, I think my longest stretch was 13 months....
I'm calling :bullshit

It's been way longer than 13 months since you've seen any parts of pussy.
Now that's a skunking record :cool
#Science #truth
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Re: A short salt report filled with Shitty Pictures.

Post by Redchaser » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:14 am

fly-chucker wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Redchaser wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:05 am
I used to keep track of how long I could go without a skunking, I think my longest stretch was 13 months....
I'm calling :bullshit

It's been way longer than 13 months since you've seen any parts of pussy.
Now that's a skunking record :cool
#Science #truth
"... don’t let your life become the sloppy leftovers of your work" Jim Harrison

"Put in the effort and good things happen"... Hogleg

"Salinity is proportional to sanity for sure" ..The Volfish

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