Went to Buckmaster pond in Westwood Thursday, 5/14. Had my yak on the roof of my car and jetted straight from work. May have left a few minutes early when nobody was looking!). Started off on the far side, across from the main parking lot off Pond St with a pumpkin/black Sanko wacky rigged. Nothing was biting. Saw a lot of ripples on the top, so switched to a top water plug. Snagged a decent sized Crappie and a pathetic excuse for a LM Bass. It started to get pretty dark so I decided to head back across the pond to the lot. For the heck of it, threw on a Storm Shad Minnow and trolled along the shore, maybe 30-40 yards out all the way back. Got a big hit but could not set the hook fast enough. Last 50-60 yards from shore my rod tip started to pulsate like crazy. Set the hook and had a nice battle with a 16-17inch, 2lb Rainbow Trout. Nice end to a short trip!
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