I headed to a south shore pond this morning. I had the kayak on the water at 6:45 a.m. and fished til 11:45 a.m. I worked the entire NE/E shoreline and only caught pickerel. They were huge pickerel, all 2-4 1/2 lbs and put up a great fight, but still a nuisance. when I made it to the S shoreline the bass bite picked up. It Started with a couple nice smallmouths, love the fight and the jumping of them. Then the first largemouth of the day was 4 lb. 7oz., wound up being my lunker of the day. I got a couple more bass, then moved over to another pond. There I caught a nice 3 lb. 4 oz. largemouth and another 2 pounder. When it was all over, I caught 13 fish - 5 pickerel, 4 smallmouth, and 4 largemouth. My most productive trip so far this season.
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