I followed after a number of false starts with Brendan and John fading off past the point. Stopped at the bowl to try a few swings and get the feel for the 20kts blowing over my right shoulder. Had one nice 26" fish take the deep sandeel and was once again amazed at how quickly they can adapt their coloration. This fish looked like a midsummer blondie!
Worked my way along the outside beach with the wind in my face, forced myself to try to practice casting right into the teeth of that wind. Finally got to a sort of sidewinder delivery that penetrated pretty well. Went to the bar near the second cairn and found some smaller fish waiting in the hole alongside, watched others racing along under the curls of the waves but I couldn't get the mix correct to get their interest.
Over the dunes to the inside to find a foursome working the edges. Much nicer although wet as the rains began in earnest. After flogging the inside for two hours without a sniff I trecked back to the light. ( Although I'm now engaged to a number of horseshoe crabs, well they told me it was 'special' ! )
Met doogue and Jeff Borkowski (sp?) at the parking lot as they arrived to check options for midmorning.
Stopped at Bass River on the way home thinking it would be worth a try but the tide was still incoming and looked like it had a ways to go. Great watching the windsurfers though!
Thanks again to the CAC for a bunk last night!