Looking for a place to catch small mouth, as i had yet to get one in this state. I took my daughter on the trip and headed out to the lake about noon. My plan was to use some plastics deep and try some dropshot. My plan was gone the second i arrived at the lake. There were lots of power boats and jet ski's. The good news i thought was i stumbled onto some good looking pad fields. I did have my jig rod with me but not my normal frog rod. I chopped off my leader and commenced beating the pads to death. Hours later i had not a single bite in all the pads across the lake. To say the least i was a little disappointed. The boats here were a little more respectful and slowed as they passed and i only really had issues with the ski's. With all the wake i had to keep with moving baits and i did catch about half a dozen perch between 8-10" and two small LMB. Just about nightfall i caught a half pound small mouth bass, the first i have ever caught in Washington. It was not large but i was happy to get one.
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