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Old 04-23-2015, 08:50 PM   #1
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I have not been able to fish for about three weeks, so I was happy to have a few free hours this morning. I opted for kayak over boat and launched at 0630 in Big Lagoon and headed to an area that has produced specks and reds in the past. I fished hard for about an hour and a half with no takers, then headed back toward my launch area to make a 10am appt. On the way back, I ran across a school of mullet and tossed a Gulp plastic into the school. The second cast got slammed and the fight was on. Most reds give you a good fight, and then there are those that just bulldog you to death. He measured in at 26 inches and was pretty fat, but I let it go.

Reel- Penn Fierce 3000 with 10lb mono and 25lb fluorocarbon leader.
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Old 04-24-2015, 10:48 AM   #2
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Nice job, persistence pays off.
Thanks for the report.
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