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#1 Nov-11-10 4:31PM

T.
Patagonian Toothfish
Registered: Sep-30-09
Posts: 806

Beaverdam 11/11

I love the occasional mid-week day off.   I got to the reservoir around 9:15am and stayed until about 3:15.   Before I launched I made a couple test casts to see how the rod would handle the Bomber A.  On the second cast I hooked this smallie.  Looks more like it got snagged. ???

http://www.fileupyours.com/files/274681/11-11smb.JPG



I then headed to the right fairly close to shore.  Once I got around the corner something gently took up the fire tiger Bomber A.  It wasn't much of a fight.  The 10" smallies I caught this year fought 10 times harder.   16" though.


http://www.fileupyours.com/files/274681/11-11lmb.JPG



Then a whole lot of time passed and I paddled all over the place.  Someone had been fishing the sharp drop off in the middle.  Once he had cleared out I decided to give it a shot.  I had been trying various things like a glass shad rap, tube, and senko, but I was still sticking with a 4-6ft diving Bomber A on one rod.  I paddled to the north end of the ledge so the wind would blow me south along it.  On the first pass just a few feet before pulling the Bomber A out of the water, this 11" crappie attacked it.  It came home for dinner.  The last time catching a crappie here was last November, also with a fire tiger Bomber A.

http://www.fileupyours.com/files/274681/11-11crappie.JPG

I'd call it a good day for Beaverdam.  It's definitely tougher fishing for me there during the cooler months, but the fire tiger Bomber A has been the go-to lure for November.

Last edited by T. (Nov-11-10 7:05PM)

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#2 Nov-11-10 6:45PM

bigjeffie
Patagonian Toothfish
Registered: Feb-24-09
Posts: 1350

Re: Beaverdam 11/11

nice work out there.
nice photos
I respect anybody that will take on BVD

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#3 Nov-12-10 3:57PM

AnF
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Registered: Jun-28-10
Posts: 50

Re: Beaverdam 11/11

Nicely done. Gotta love the fight smallie put.

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