I continued on my quest to check out new bodies of water instead of going back to the same old places. After some Google Mapping on Saturday night I decided to check out Hopedale Pond since it wasn't too far from me.
Got there around 8:30 and basically had the place to myself. It was a nice paddle but the water is overgrown with weeds right now. (Much like everywhere I go these days)
About 1/2 hr in I hit a pair of nice 2lbers on the Senko that put up nice fights.
I gave the frog a shot since this place is covered in pads. Had a couple of small blowups but no connection made.
Also tried some texas rigged creature baits with limited success. After all was said and done I managed 6 fish (all < = 2lb)
I like this place and I'll likely be back but it's tough to fish anything that's not weedless.
I FISH HOPEDALE POND A LOT THERE ARE SOME PIGS IN THERE I PREFER THE LEFT SIDE OF POND . THERE IS A STONE FOOT BRIDGE ALL THE WAY BACK WERE FISHING IS PRETTY GOOD HOWEVER MOST PIGS COME FROM TWO FEET OR CLOSER TO SHORE IN MY OPINION (HAPPY HOOKER08 )HOPEDALE POND
Thanks for the Tip Shawn, thinking back I should have definitely thrown the popper a little. (I need to pick up a buzz bait or 2) It might have been a bit of a pain but I probably would have gotten some good strikes.
I used to fish that place when I was younger they even stocked it with trout this year for the first time that I know of some real nice bass in there.Also a lot of big pickerel and remember as a kid catching some real nice cats out of there.
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