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Concord River 08/29 - post Irene Details
Name:Concord River 08/29 - post Irene
Created By:charliep
Details:Very slow day on the river today. There was a lot of water flowing compared to just before the storm and the water temp was down from 76 degrees on Friday to 68 degrees today. I fished hard in all of my usually productive places with my go to lures - a frog popper for my fly rod and a ribbit frog on my bait caster. My friend fished a similar popper with his fly rod and a jointed perch rapala on his spinning rod. I had just one hit and landed a nice pike(lousy pic). It hit the ribbit frog about 5 feet from the boat and just about caused me to soil myself. I saw the strike and it can be best described as deliberate. I was really amazed at how efficiently the pike took the bait. I got him in, took a fast pic and let him go. I neither weighed nor measured the fish, but it was around 28". There is a full sized tackle box behind it for an attempt at reference. The only other action was a lost fish (buddy) on a perch j-11 rapala. We never saw the fish but it took 2 solid runs.

The fish were definitely off today but it was still nice to get out.
Location:Concord River
# of Hotspots:1
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# of Fish Caught:1
Water Type:freshwater
Type of Fish:Northern Pike
Fish Length (Avg):28 inches
Fish Length (Max):28 inches
Fish Weight (Avg):0 lbs. 0 oz.
Fish Weight (Max):0 lbs. 0 oz.
Bait Type:Frog Bait
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# of Photos:1
# of Fish Caught:1
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Last review was on 09/06/11 10:00 AM by meat7gtk

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Date Updated:10/17/11 09:16 PM
Date Created:08/29/11 09:00 PM

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