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Old 06-06-2005, 02:40 PM
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Kayak bluegills

I christened the new toy yesterday morning at a local pond that I completely ignored last season. In that time the resident bass, carp, and bluegills have grown considerably.

I targeted the gills for simplicity's sake. I was throwing bully spiders on my five weight and was very impressed with the size and fight of the fish. The smallest was 8", and the three largest where a hair under a foot....honestly.

I'm pleased with the kayak's performance, and even performed a few wet exits and re-entries. Clumsy for sure, but now I have the confidence that it can be done and I'm certain it will get better.

Next time I'll try to remember the camera.
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Great stuff Mark!

How about a paddle on the Conn. River to target Smallies and Carp sometime this summer? I've heard a lot about how great the warmwater fishing can be in the summer up there and little to no boat traffic due to low water levels.
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That sounds like a great idea Adrian. The smallie action is already heating up on the river, so anytime from here through September is pretty good.

I'll call sometime soon so we can pick a date.
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I christened the new toy yesterday morning at a local pond that I completely ignored last season. In that time the resident bass, carp, and bluegills have grown considerably.

I targeted the gills for simplicity's sake . . .
Congrats on the christening . I haven't taken the plunge yet, but it's one of those things I keep telling myself I need to do.

Anyway . . . I wanna hear about what happens when you catch a carp while you're in that thing

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Q, something tells me that when I hook a carp on that thing you will be able to hear me.
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