Went out after work to fish downtown, wanted to try out my new slammers. Decided before hand I was only going to throw the slammer, which was a nice change because I always bring way too much tackle.
Got to the spot and after a few cast got my first slammer fish a 1.75. Very next cast I give a quick retrieve then stop to log the fish on my phone. As I was playing on my phone my rod almost gets yanked out of my other hand. Cast back out and get a 2.75.
A few cast later I cast out to the middle of the river and a freaking seagull swoops down from out of no where and eats my slammer! I wasn't sure what I was going to do. I thought I could shake it out of its beak, but that didn't work the stupid bird then got the other hook stuck in its foot. With a hook in its beak and foot I knew I couldnt cut the line. After struggling around with it for a little awhile a passerby offered to help. He was able to keep tension on the line for me to grab the bird and remove the hooks, the bird few off but what a serious pain. Got one more small fish on the night, so overall not bad for a first slammer trip. 3 fish and 1 bird.
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