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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

• Cross Report 3-23-2010

In the 20 or so minutes of free time that I had, I was able to pick off two bass fishing off the pier this evening. Having published a post yesterday, I just couldn't get fishing off my mind. Seemed like the perfect distraction. Tossed a BBB Biobait Trick Stick rigged weightless.

First fish was really shallow. Missed the bite a couple times, but finally set the hook on it. That bass was a little bit of a jumper. When I lipped it, I noticed the tail was bloodied up. That told me a lot about what the bass are doing right now. Time to hit 'em shallow.

Second fish came off a tree almost out of casting range. Saw a swirl, so I hit the tree a few times. Had to let the bait sit there a while for the bass to take it. That one was a runner. Came right at me, so I had to frantically take up line to keep the fight on my side. Lipped it just fine. Had a healthy row of teeth, so now I have a very subtle case of bass thumb.

Looks like they are active, but on the apprehensive side.

Big Bite Baits Biobait 5" Trick Stick
Color: Green Pumpkin/Pearl


MDTolic said...

Bassdem, Are you fishing off the same pier every time? Is it a public fishing pier?

BassFishingDem said...

Yes. Same pier all the time. Private dock. Limited as to where I can fish. Actually impressed at how often I can find fish over such a small area.

Esox Fever said...

Nice report, and nice basses. I will start to follow you blog.

Greetings from Finland.