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2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Striper season continues...  (Read 972 times)

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I've been getting out about 2x a week. Lots of fish some days, others not so many. Finally landed my first double-digit fish (11 lbs) yesterday. Most days have featured a few in the 4-5 lb range & of course multiple fish less than 18".

I haven't tried many flies, though. Pretty much just put on a chart/white clouser & keep fishing it. Largemouth have been hitting it too.

Another interesting point: Fairly long periods of nothing, then something turns them on & I've caught several in 30 minutes, or even less. So keep at it - you never know!

Good luck out there.
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This was pretty vague.......no location, no pics  :smt009
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Bill mentioned frank's tract in one of his previous posts, so I'm guessing its that area.


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did you take pics for him too  :smt001
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did you take pics for him too  :smt001
hell i barely take any pics of my own trips, much less his!  can't fault others for something i have the same problem with.


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did you take pics for him too  :smt001
hell i barely take any pics of my own trips, much less his!  can't fault others for something i have the same problem with.

He just PM'd me his catch........I feel much better now  :smt001
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Thanks for the report & nice work. The fly guys have been getting some big stripers at SLR recently too!
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Nice to see you getting out Bill, 2x/week is awesome. Hot bite correspond to a particular tide?

I'll be out on the Delta on Sat., and if I can pull it off either the Napa or SLR/Forebay on Sunday. Seems stripers are hot everywhere with the big fish starting to show, go now...
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Nice to see you getting out Bill, 2x/week is awesome. Hot bite correspond to a particular tide?

I'll be out on the Delta on Sat., and if I can pull it off either the Napa or SLR/Forebay on Sunday. Seems stripers are hot everywhere with the big fish starting to show, go now...
Might hit the Napa Sunday and/or Monday. Good to hear that the bite is on !
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Napa has been really good even better than a few weeks ago according to some fly guys I talked to. One guy caught 3 fish over 10lbs in one morning from a boat.
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Location: yep, pretty much around Franks so far. But I read PB reports of guys doing very well near Stockton, plus around Red Rock in San Pablo Bay.

Pics: I promise I'll take some! I really will! One I really wish I could have taken yesterday: a mink swimming by while I was stopped eating a sandwich. I'm sure any movement would have spooked him.


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Tides: Lately it's seemed like slack tides are best. Kind of strange. I usually prefer outgoing, but I tend to fish when I can, rather than on when to go relative to tides. But I definitely plan my launch point around the tides.


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you been launching at Bethel?


 

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