Took a little Monday Memorial Day trip out to Echo Lake with evanm24 in Hopkington. Not exactly sure of the legality of the fishing there , but met a couple of locals that assured us all would be well. Had to hike both kayaks through the woods to get to a little muddy launch point.
This lake looks like it was once a quarry, really rocky bottom and almost weedless except for some coves. Tried the football jig on the bottom with a rage craw trailer to no luck. Switched over to the watermelon, red flake senko and the bite was on.
For me, all 6 LMB were caught on the senko worm. Evanm24 managed 7-8 fish, a couple on the worm, a crank bait, and one massive 3lbs 2oz pickerel on a white jig w/ white worm trailer.
Overall the size was a little underwhelming with only a handful of the LMB being keepers. In the end fish were caught and Veterans were praised.
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