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Name: rmrauscher Date: January 07, 2017 Rating:
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Caught this pretty 6lb hatchery Blackmouth Saturday morning about halfway between Baby Isl and Greenbank, 220 fow, 125 down. Red Racer flasher and Cookies and Creme. Incoming tide.

This area is loaded with crab pots, Yeah we lost some gear.

We jumped over to Elger Bay area for outgoing tide looking for a second one. Threw everything in the tackle box but no luck. The shaker population is healthy.

Gorgeous day but a wee bit chilly. It was 24 degrees at the launch. Ouch!!! Water pretty calm all day until we headed for home. Wind came up and we got clobbered!! Finally got to the dock about 4 oclock. The fish checker said this was the only fish she had seen all day. BOOYAH for us I guess. Dang it was cold. Randy Rauscher and Bruce Starkey

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#1 18ftTrophy says:
January 09, 2017 11:27 AM
Thanks for the report Randy, nice.
#2 BARCHASER says:
January 11, 2017 12:20 PM
Thank you for the report. Did you see many bait balls? Last winter/spring I was surprised to see more bait than I have for several years.
I might wait until it warms up some.
#3 rmrauscher says:
January 11, 2017 06:33 PM
There was some bait out there but so busy dodging crab pots I can say for sure. Man up! Its not that cold. Well maybe it is.
#4 BARCHASER says:
January 12, 2017 11:08 AM
Couple years ago at Elger I snagged a tribal crab pot with my downrigger, big mess. I didnt see the crab pot float. The crab pot rope was too short, it was high tide, the float was under water by 3 feet or so and I ran right into it.
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