Sunday, May 19, 2013
Big Trout Come on Strong
It's amazing how the weather can change from morning to afternoon.
Yesterday morning's trip was beautifulwith very little wind but the afternoon threw a challenge at the Thompson family anglers - Jerry and Karen and their son Steve. Although it was a beautiful afternoon the wind had picked up and the tide was high with water still up in the grass and still rising a little. But these optimistic anglers were glad to be out on the water and fishing as a family and that outstanding attitude paid off in the end. We fished outside of Tiger Island with lived shrimp under float rigs and although there wasn't much biting,
Steve did pick up an fat and still hungry Seatrout. At our next stop, on further around the island, again not much biting, tough to cast with the wind, but Jerry hooked up with a keeper sized Trout. We then made run up to the Jolley River and fished a run out as the tide started out and again found one loan Seatrout. We moved up into Snook Creek and fished the bottom with jigs and had a few nibbles with no real bites then we made the run back to the backside of Tiger Island with the tide dropping and the logs exposed. Karen had been feeling left out but she