So i just made this account yesterday but figured i share some other trips i have had recently. I have been fishing a lot at the Mystic River right at the mouth of the river and right before where the river bends and goes into the lake, i have been using a small variety of baits mostly Zoom 6 inch Purple Lizards, 5 inch Purple Senkos, and a variety of Strike King spinner baits. I only caught one fish off my spinning rod because i have been enjoying my baitcaster so much.
Well i was using my Bass Pro Shop Brawler baitcaster with Sufix 50lb Braid with a Strike King chartreuse spinner bait i caught two of the bass and my friend who isn't the biggest fishing fan (working on it) was using my Pflueger Trion Spinning rod and reel combo with 10lb Trilene Monofilament line with a 5 inch Purple Senko texas rigged with a size 4 Gamakatsu hook. I was throwing the spinner bait to the other bank next to some logs and doing a slow retrieve they both hit in about the middle of the river when i let it sink a bit and started retrieving again, my friend was being impatient so he would use the senko like a swim bait and he got hit about 10 feet from the shoreline.
We were at the mouth of the Mystic River it's a Rocky and Weedy bottom, across the river on the other bank there is a lot of cover you can throw your bait near.
I was using Daiwa Lexa spinning Rod Pflueger Supreme XT reel with 50lb Braid with a Zoom Purple Lizard .
I've been fishing this spot since elementary school this is my go to spot, it is the bend of the river right before it goes into the Lower lake, i always fish to my left throwing whatever i have onto or adjacent to the pads i try to use purple or dark blue with red sparkles baits and also white zoom super fluke with silver sparkles because i have always had the best luck with them here.
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