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Stripers!!!!

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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
8/0/2015

I caught this fish at August. I was too busy with work and fish. Happen to forget to post it on here. No story is needed. Picture said it everything.. Beautiful day to catch the striper!

46 inch beast!

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My application for the legendary fisherman status

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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
9/19/2015

On Friday, went to visit my old girl friend from high school. In which, it was at 2007. Although she and I went to same college but never really hanging out once at all. I met her and chatted for awhile. Anyway, everything changed and nothing same at all.

On Saturday, we spend to go on adventures, off-roading, swimming in waterfall, and went to restaurant. Then I told her that I had to fish that lake. She let me go to fish. I fished two hours with no luck at all. I was targeting for northern pike for my new pin. I did thrown hellhound, medussa, savage swimming glides, savage 3D trout, and grandma jake. Not even one bite at all. I went back to friend's home.

On Sunday, I spend time with her and her parents. By 430pm, I stopped at that lake again, trying my luck for northern pike. Thrown everything like I did at previous day. 430-7pm. I'm ready to call it and go to my home. But when I walked to my car, I spotted one little boy was fishing himself with shiners. He had huge blown up on surface and line broke when kid tried to fight it. I decided to walk 10-15 feet away from him and fish it. I looked at him, he tried too talk me. I explained him that I'm deaf. He understood it and sign, "big big big" I wasn't sure what he meant by big.. Just guessed he meant big fish. He pointed finger like "hold on" and grabbed shiner and toss it into lake. Not even 2 seconds later, huge ferociously splash on where shiner was swimming. I ran back to car and grabbed my bass rod that already rigged jerkbait on it. Then I toss it few feet over where splash was. Twitch it, pause, twitch twice, and pause it. Then twitch it and huge water bomb splash on my jerkbait! I was like oh s....!!! Line went screaming! Then I looked over to kid, he fell on rocks while saw huge hit! I helped him to get up while battling the fish. Kid ran to home. Fish was zigzag and buried into weeds! (Thank god that my bass rod was rigged with braid line!) somehow fish stopped and let me to slowly pull her. (I meant VERY SLOWLY!!!!!) but I failed because fish knew and went berserk!!! Jumped 6 times! My line was spooling up to 90% of my line. I made decision to remove my sweatshirt/shirt/boot/socks/wallet/phone and prepared to dive into lake if I have to. But thank god, fish turned back to me. I reeled fast as I could but no, fish was breaching few feet next to me. I was body slam and hand gripped on fish's head! Whooooooooo!!!!!!! I got him! I got him!!! Then I tried to see how big it was.. Look down to body... Uh oh.... It wasn't northern pike! It was TIGER MUSKIE!!!!!! I just lost my mind and lot of yelling.
After everything, I called my parents to see if they are still in Berkshire for their mini vacation. They told me that they just crossed ct river. I told them to turn back and meet me because I have tiger on me!! They didn't hesitate at all. Met me and saw fish! My dad took picture and I weight it. Then I did measurement it. 38 inches and 13.10lbs!!!! I released her back into lake for another angler to catch her again in other day! She swim away strong after what happen. I'm still in cloud nine and totally mindblown about it. It wouldn't happen if that local kid didn't tell me the tip.

P.s. I did cropped lands off from the picture because it is too reveling where I fish and exactly spot where I caught it. you all know internet will ruin fishing. If you ever know where I caught it or not, all I'm asking you to keep it quiet. Because I'm really happy that we have tigers in our state. I don't want to see tigers being gone like brood stock salmon.

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did someone said TUNA?!?!?

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# Reviews: 8
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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
7/18/2015

I went to work on charter boat last weekend. Friday to Sunday. Friday went to stripers fishing. our customers caught their limits.

On saturday, customers reserved two days of fishing has been cancelled in the morning. So, my captain still want to go fishing. We decided to go search where stripers are holding around. Somehow, I spotted Bluefin tuna breaking surface. Feeding on something. I told my captain, TUNAAA!!! He said no way. then tuna jumped out of water right plain of view of him. He got surprised and yelled me to pull tuna rods! I did! Trolling for that area next three hours with no actions. Captain heard lot talking on radio at nearby where we fish. we move few miles away. Captain let me to drive the boat and I did. made snake pattern while trolling. Boom! it was light hit but hook up! I quickly reel all rods back in then fought the tuna. I yelled my captain, he was sleeping. He woke up and grabbed harpoon! After spot the tuna size, he quickly thrown harpoon! BINGO!! we got him! we went home early!

On Sunday, another boat asked me to join them for tuna trip. So I can help them. My captain said go ahead because I need a break! So, I went to another boat to fish tuna. First line out. tuna smack it! This boat's first mate made mistake by put 40lbs drag on while tuna made run.. yep, not like 5 second later, line snapped. He got mad. He said it is exactly same situation like last year. I reeled to check the line.. I figured out why tuna was able to snapped line. It was cut by where this guy clamp his line to attach the leader. (I told him that he supposed to tied it, not clamp it. Thats why all pressure was go on this clamp area to break.) 250lbs mono line. He said no no, it worked fine for me at few years. Until last year. I told him, change it orwise you will lose another tuna. He decided to ignore my helpful tip. still trolling for halfway day. until we made turn back to home. I told him to keep trolling for next three miles. He said ok. Almost three mile in, last rod fires. Same result. line snapped with only 25lbs of drag. I told this captain that is prove my theory that is the reason why tuna was able to break off easily. He got mad and went home.

To sum it up my weekend, it was definitely long and relaxing weekend. Im happy to just land one.. But wishful dream to land all three tunas.

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Multiple 7lbs bass!!!!!!!

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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
4/17/2015

Title said it all! Sorry for long write up but I know you guys want details what goes on at this trip. Trust my words.

Bassturds and I met up and fish at 6am. went to well known pond that produce lunker bass. fished until 11am with only couple of pikerels on me. Bassturds has three bass and no pikerels. we was tossing swimbaits since. Bassturds lost his big fish right on boat side!! no joke. we did estimate at between 6-8lbs bass. really has huge girth to make it crazy weight. SOOO BUMMED about this bass!

Nothing was going on for me so I changed my lure to my favorite method for bass. Boom! lost really big bass! Exactly same goes on! lost on boat side! ahhhh!!!! then we moved 50 feet away from the spot, really big bite on my hook! Set hook! Bass jumped out of water! WhoooO! really monster! skill played this one until hand lipped it!!!! yeahhhh!!!!! Took my certified scale! tipped on 7.1lbs!!! (My laterally first bass of 2015!) soooo pumped about it!! I did C.P.R. and Bassturds was really fire up about my catch and cant wait to get one for himself. But after I took several casts, another big hit!!! Drag was screaming for like several seconds! then I landed him!!!!!!! weight it too! tipped 7lbs! Did C.P.R. too! Oh boy! I never had amazing fishing like this ever. Laterally first two bass of the year was double 7 pounder!!!

Bassturds was soo losing his mind! words was flying out his mouth as mine too! we are soo exciting about it! the words can't be repeat on here! haha!

Bassturds took cast after I released my bass. He set hook! boom! big one! just soon that bass surfaced top water, hook popped out!!!! Oh boy! I didnt want to be near him at that moment!! He is really upset about it. I would definitely put that bass somewhere in my 7lbs range. It would be bassturd's personal best bass in his lifetime. Until we realized that Our first two bass that we lost on boat side was unreal bigger than my two 7lbs bass. we was losing our mind when we have to go home due to work! Definitely will go there again! In hope for bigger bass for us!

Bassturds - you will get it, dude! I really want to be there to see you break your personal best bass!! so you can have awesome pictures to remember for your lifetime. while I wanted to break my 8lbs bass barrier in Massachusetts. Or maybe break my personal best at 9.5lbs. Who knows, the day will come sooner! Another fishing report will come up at next weekend!

p.s. we was fishing in crazy wind and hardpour rain! it was reduced when time getting toward to noon.

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Personal Catch of Lifetime - Mission Accomplishment! 50 incher Muskie!

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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
10/10/2014

Title said it all. No word need to describe it. My friend and I went PA for camping. We found out that we are camping at muskie lake. So, we figure it to give a shot. I brought two savage sand eels. After re-tied on my friend's line with savage. On his first cast, boom! stuck on rocks. He gave me rod, i'm expert on unhook from rocks. so, i'm trying to go different position to unhook the rocks and somehow, i felt that i was able to pull something with me toward surface. I handed him and told him to reel everything in. I'll unhook if something was on hook. He agreed and reeling it in. Oops, log was surface! Oh CRAP! Its fricking huge muskie! Madness was breaking loose! splashing everywhere and jumping like 4 or 5 times! whole body out of water like you seen Jaws does. Unbelievable! Then we realized that we forget the net at truck. So, I told him, i'll grab it! no matter what happen next. I'll go hospital if i got bad injury. Boom! got him on kayak! Processed mouth-roped it and tow toward beach. Quickly C.P.R. then released it. I got mad because i havent got cast yet! on my first cast, Boom! Got muskie!!!!!! NO WAY!!! two first casts and two muskies! processed same C.P.R again. we gave up after that.

On next day, our mind was set to catch muskie again. we went out again, but no, nothing happen for half hour of casting. we decided to trolling our lures behind kayak. boom! we got them again! double! Holy crap! I processed to land it myself and C.P.R. then released it back. Paddle back into my friend kayak to help land that muskie. Oh man! unbelievable trip for sure!

Total 4 muskies
-50 x 25 inches - 40lbs
-50 x 24 inches - 39lbs
-50 x 24 inches - 39lbs
-48 x 22 inches - 34lbs

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M&M fishing team strikes!

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# Reviews: 4
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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
6/0/0

After two weeks of sickness, I was half better, and went fishing with Bassturds with our favorite lake. We was catching them like crazy! Bass was on beds! I mean, laterally between 1-3 feet deep! Water was perfectly crystal clear! We couldn’t catch them except using flash, bright colors lure! We have tons of fun to catch it. Bass was unharmed and swim back to same beds. Even one point, we landed same bass twice! We wasn’t serious about fishing and you can see how our action was.. 

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Father day! Monster Largemouth bass fishing

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Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
6/21/2014

On my father day, I promised my dad to go fishing with me because he hasn’t had a time to fish with me after 6-8 years now. I kept remind him to go fishing. We went to our old favorite spot that hold some monster largemouth bass. So, we fished out of canoe. We were fishing at pads! My dad hated it. I taught him how to fish properly at pads and let him to borrow my rod that for pads fishing. It was not after 5-10 minutes that my dad was finally pick up the tricks of catching bass. We was loaded with 3/4/5/6 lbs bass! Probably over 50 bass between my dad and I. But nothing beat the feeling that my dad got to witnessed me to land pinfish largemouth bass! It was unreal! It was jumping around like crazy over the pads and it wasn’t that first rodeo for that bass! That bass knew how to escape or unhook it. But lucky, I was carefully controlled it and landed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHOOO BABY!!!!! Sorry to swimbait fans! It was caught on weightless fluke! My dad never caught or saw bass that big in front of him anywhere in his lifetime. He was truly impressed how big it was. It was looked like post-spawn bass. Because belly was almost skinny! I was rushed to my house to get my phone to taking pictures then went to baitshop for weigh it in! Then hurried to release same place! (Please no comments about it.) That bass was alive and swim for another day for new angler to catch it.

It was 23 inch long with 15 inch girth. 7.8 lbs! That bass’s mouth could fit both of my hands! I took gopro picture of it! You can see how big it was! Enjoy it!

p.s. no, I will not post pictures of all bass under 6 pounds because that place is already overpopulation of fishermen's abuse. So, Sorry guys! Only big one wins!

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Two gold pins! (Full detail story)

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# Reviews: 4
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Wachusett Res
5/28/2014

I got home after my graduate for Bachelor degree. Next day, I went to CHU because I promised myself that I will going there often to catch many different species in that place. No matter how many times I will try. I will try to advantage what this place has offered.
I was at scar hill spot by 8am. There was huge cold front with raining. I kept fishing and used rapala, tubes, spoons, inline spinners, and poppers. Nothing works at all. Even I was trying to get fish to bite. It was lockjaw day. I decided to use my skills on spoons that I learned from New York fishery. Nothing happen at all and I walked another 500 feet away (probably more than that.) I worked on bottom column of chu. Nothing works at all. I tried various depth up to middle column. Nothing happens. So, I decided to call it in to go old church area to catch perch and crappies. Then I was walking back to my car while trolling my spoon with reeling slowly back in. Somehow, my spoon was snagged on rock! I was really mad because it was my favorite spoon. Then I tried to pull line to order to break the line. When I tried to pull, I gained little line back. I realized that something is wrong. So, I put full max drag on and start winch that 4 pound line back in without any break if it was possible. Then line was suddenly at surfaced. It was huge fish! That huge fish wasn’t feel any hookset at all! I was quickly put low drag back on and burned that hook on that fish with my hand on line. That fish felt it was run like there was no tomorrow! Three runs and losing between 200-250 feet of line every run! (My reel holds 350 feet.) After 15 minutes in, that fish was surface again. I tried to gain the line but I couldn’t. I put little drag on and hand on the line to winch the fish without headshaking or run. This fish wasn’t fight at all and it was swim toward me! I land it with no problem! I was WICKED PISSAHH!!!!! (In good way!) It was huge rainbow!!! I knew it was gold pin bow for sure! Then I walked back to suv.
After dredge all of water on my clothes, I decided to go old church area after hearing few people saying it was hold monster crappie, white perch, and yellow perch. I wanted to give it a shot. I was secretly wanted to get yellow perch gold pin because I’m tired to see that same guy winning same title for few years now. Also, trying to catch my biggest crappie too. Anyway, I went to that area, I wasn’t unsure which spot to work at. I decided to stroll and fish until I find the pack of fish. Nothing happens at all. Until I realized that I should use tips from PERCHMASTER that taught me in New York at recently. Once I was put it into use, it wasn’t second that I was top of them! Oh man, it was all about pin yellow perch, pin, pin, pin, pin after five casts! I released three pins go due to eggs. While kept two. It was unreal! I kept moving around 50 feet away. Still catching perchs but noticed pattern was changed to crappie from perch. So, I kept crushing it. None of crappie was over 1.5lbs. Even caught three rock bass.. not worth to mention it. Very small ones. Anyway, I decided to move back to first spot that I found pin perch at. I was very very lucky gut call because that pin perch was frickin monster! Spooled me by 100 feet! (my fault due I haven’t change my drag from rainbow fight.) Until I landed it! Uh oh, I was chumming at chu… I knew it was time to go home! Even I don’t want to! At 130pm, I was fully sick with super cold and super wet!!! Was it worth it? I don’t even think so. I was sick for almost two weeks even I couldn’t fish! Shocking, right!!!
I went to baitshop and confirmed! 6.11lbs rainbow and 2.9lbs yellow perch!!! That yellow perch was 15.5 inch long with 12 inch girth! Unreal! WhooooO!!!! Two gold pins in one day!!!! I was mindblown and sick! (when I was chumming, I was completely forgetten that B&A baitshop was nearby old church area.) Now, I’ll remember that one for sure!
p.s. anyone can tell me for good taxidermy for my yellow perch? I wanted fiberglass and exactly looks like my pregnant perch. I want exactly size into details. I want it to show how girth it was. Anyone can reference me to anyone? SOOO MUCH THANKS!!!!

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Perch Fishing!!!!! READ IT!!

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# Reviews: 6
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Finger Lakes, NY
5/2/2014

I got text from PerchMaster and he want me to go fish with him. I have been begging him to teach me tricks to how to catch monster perch. Until last Saturday, he did took me to fish.

We was at spot by 6am, first cast, boom! my personal best 1.15lb perch! WHOOOO!!!! PerchMaster said I got it lucky. Then we was consistently on fire until 1pm. We released bunch of perch under 11 inches. We only kept anything over 11 inch since that is what PerchMaster wanted. So I respect his wish. Before we got our two man limit. (50 perch per person in a day) I caught a log! I tried to snap line and put new hook. But PerchMaster said no way! that is pike! I decided to try tow that log back into boat. PerchMaster was right! it was pike! water temp was at 38 degree. He explained me that pike dont fight until water get up to 44 degree. It was my first time to fight a fish that didn't even fight back. However, we didnt realized there was 12 boats that fish around us. We was too busy to taking the perch from hook. It was unreal!

My top five perch was 8.05 lbs!!!
My lunker perch was 1.15 lb!
Total 50 perch weight at 31.04lbs.

Now, I can't wait to use this tricks to catch lunker perch at Mass that I have been seeing for last two years. Hope this trick will work well in Mass! less a month, I'll be home to slam them all!!

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Lack of fish report lately...

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MA / NJ / NY
3/17/2014 - 4/26/2014

Sorry for lacking fishless report for over five month already. I was super focus into my Bachelor degree and yes, I am in my last semester now. :D

I have been going out fishing five times in past five month. Really extremely un-normal for me to do that. I am tend to be on the water for 25 out of 28-30 days in an month. But at two trips at end of March, was fishing with bassturds. Only one fish to show for it. Oh yeah, it is a pink medusa!

Then on first weekend of April, I went to NJ for visiting my friend for his special event. Anyway, I managed to sneak out to fish in NJ for few hours with him since it was trout season opener on same day when I was fishing. He made bet with me that I have to catch all of fish on barbie rod since I'm too good fisherman to use a real rod/reel. So, I took the bet. End up, I still out-fished him by alot. We got our limit for trouts and released lot of trouts.

Last two trips at recently weekend, I really needed to take break from school's stress. So, I went to my honey hole as usual. Met one of my friend who taught me how to fish for trouts. He still out-fish me. Then he taught me another tricks on how to catch bigger trout instead smaller ones. Impressive to say, I landed my personal best 13.11 pounds steelhead with him. That is only fish that I caught for the day. Next day, I went back out again, landed 25 steelheads out of 31 bites. But only this time, I was using Barbie rod for half of those catches. I caught few steelhead that was bend lips. It was beautiful sight. Then I decided to use barbie rod and still able to caught biggest steelhead on barbie rod, in which, it is surprised me that rod is not broken yet with 6 pounds line! Barbie rod landed 10.10 pounds steelhead.

In the end, I still wish I could be on the water at right now. But I can't due to school. Only one month left before you will have see me to post-bombed you all for rest of my life! No more school conflict or going out of state! Oh yeah, fish fear me now! Im really exciting about no more of conflicting or anything to prevent me to go fishing except job. I got good feeling for this year... Probably gunning for AOY again. Except one guy told me that he already had 13 species so far. So, pretty much, I'm hunt you down, baby! Whoo!

p.s. Keep fishing and I'm really super super jealous of you guys to fish RES/CHU and fishing for larry at this month! I was like mouth watering on your fish pictures! Even I don't have time to post or talking to anyone on here. So, don't feel bad about it. I am still remember you all!

BTW, my four pictures is not shown in first six pictures on here. those four picture is beast! unlike first six pictures that I posted.

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ZOMBIE HUNTING!!!

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# Reviews: 7
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Rochester, NY
11/10/2012

Last year trip on same weekend at last weekend!! I thought you might like some awesome pictures that I have on my laptop.. might far of my favorite pictures of them.. and some of them has unbelievable girth and etcs... I mean, you get it... No word needed...

P.s. SAMF - This spot is what you are thinking about in first time you asked me. Unfortunately, I haven't hit this spot at this year. But those fish pictures made me to go there sometimes at this week when I can do.

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Guide for carp fishing!

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# Reviews: 6
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Rochester, NY
9/31/2013

I went to carp fishing due to one of my friend that really want to after golden carp colors that I have been saying from several years ago. So, we decided to chase them. Our day couldn't go any better!!! All of those fish was caught in an hour before we decided to quit.

In the note, THIS GUY is 6'4 and 280 pounds MAN!!!

Like carp fishing?? YOU SHOULD!!!! YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE MISSING OUT!!!

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Guide Trips for one guy - HIGH EXPECTATION from him!

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# Reviews: 6
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Rochester, NY
11/9/2013

THIS GUY WAS HIGH EXPECTATION that I will help him to land King salmon, northern pike, and carp that he wanted to catch in one day!!! I told him that is wayyy almost impossible to do in the one day! He insisted that I can do it for him. Also, able to help him to land it all. After all, Money talks...

We went to salmon fishing at the morning. Boom! second cast connected 18 pounds KING! On the egg sac w/ bobber... This river is super deep compare to other rivers that I have been posting the pictures. Anyway, this river is my stomp ground. So, catching them is no issues except snaggers crowds is all over of us. using 100 pounds braids along treble and 2 oz to use as dropshot style to snag the salmon. (You get the idea...) Anyway, thank god, it is only took this friend on two drift to hook up the salmon and we left after first catch.

We drove another 30 minutes to my secret spot at northern pike. we had to wait 3 hours before my friend able to hook up the northern pike! Small one.. He was angry about it due to small fish. He wanted one of my monster size pikes. So, I had to drove another 20 minutes away... Lucky, I spotted nice size pike on surface that he felt it is big enough... So, first cast, boom! he got it.

Now, for carp fishing after catching northern pike, and we went back to nearby my stomp salmon ground that hold baby of carps. On first cast and rest of casts was able to land all carps and catfishes. Enough said, he was super thrilled about it and super worn out... He said, he don't know how I can endure all day of fishing... I was like pssh. haha

Pictures will do the justice!!! :)

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Guide trip for Birthday BOY!

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# Reviews: 8
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Rochester, NY
11/2/2013

Before I can begin the story, this guy went fishing with my at last year at same weekend as today. We went to three different rivers and failed to land one for himself and I too. It was too much raining on that week at last year. No word to description his feeling that was skunked low. He was from Iowa! I promised him that he will caught a salmon for sure. But I didn't uphold it.

Anyway, he texted me at friday night, said that he is in the town. Also, he wanted to go salmon fishing again but this time, it is his birthday day. so, he really want to catch just one fish! I told him that we will go my secret spot that I discovered this year. He was having high hopes to just catch one!

Before I can begin fishing, I have to teach him how to fish in the river. (Same process that I had to explain everyone about bead rig fishing. along with bobber tricks.) But guess what happens at my first cast, BINGO! you are right! HUGE BOOM! Rod bending like crazy and I handed to him, he kept fighting it for several minutes before line snapped. After that, he said, it was completely unreal battle and starting use his rod and processed what I just did... Second cast, BOOM! I got another fish on! He said, hell no! I'm will catch one on my own rod! YOU REEL IT YOUR OWN! I laughed and processed to land this salmon. I decided to kept this salmon since it was seem fresh salmon out of tons of salmon that I caught at last weekend. I told him that he can keep this salmon fillets. He was thrilled but sametime, keep continue to fish. until he finally able to get hook up! he told me, "where is my bobber go?" I said, "PULL THE ROD!!!" He pulled it and it was hooked! Salmon went full-on nut battle on him! Jumped out of water for 9 times! Everytime he saw salmon jumped, he will screamed to just not lose this fish! Probably, ten minutes before salmon was defeated! He was really in cloud nine about this fish. unforunately, this salmon was in zombie colors. so we had to released it back. In which, he don't want to. But I told him that he still have my fish for dinner. After that, he was pretty happy guy and wanted to go home. I said hell no, you gotta get five salmon before I can let you to go home! its your birthday gift that I promised! He was surprised and processed to landed another four salmons. He was super thrilled about it and we went home.

he gave me permission to post his fish picture on here. :) so, for you guys that didn't believe me at all. This picture said it all.

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Guide trip for girl and her father!!
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# Reviews: 8
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Rochester, NY
10/26/2013

When I was fishing with this girl at last Monday, she was immediately called his father to come down to Rochester for some salmon fishing actions after she told her story about last Monday. She was very thrilled to just catch three and her biggest fish in lifetime. However, she wasn’t satisfied about her biggest fish because I was one who hooked it up for her. She made it as her mission to hook up it for herself! So, she wanted me to be her guide for this Saturday. In which, I told her that I can do that for her and her father too.

I was out partying hard and almost forget about guide trip at 6am. So, I texted her that I can’t able to drive anywhere since I was drinking then she come to pick me up at 6am. Then we drove to the spot and arrived at 7am. Her father was arrived just moment when we was parked the spot. Then we were getting ready and rigged our rods to go.

Her father walked toward me, give me the ammo box. I was puzzled and opened the ammo box. It was contain the book called “fishing for trouts” and package of survival first aid. He said it was for taking my daughter to go fishing at last Monday. I told him that it was no problem and glad that I can help her in fishing. Also, thanks for the gift. He was grateful about it. Then told me that he will pay me 50 bucks for “IF the girl and her father can catch more than 10 salmon between them..” I told him to keep his money and if you actually pay that rate, you probably will lose over several hundred dollars for today. He was actually surprised from what I just told him. Her daughter was explained her father that I was pretty skilled fisherman and fished for anything that ran into my path.

Then after that, her father was waiting for something while girl and I were ready to walk down to the river. Until the girl told me that her father was invited one of his buddies that fished salmon for every year. So, her father want to see how good he is compare with me. I laughed about it and told girl that I have been fishing whole life. Nobody has beaten me well. Also, at some point, some people has better luck than I am and able to beat me for the day, not daily! Father’s buddy was arrived at 7:15am.
At 730am, we was at my secret spot that contain a lot of fish! Since all fish need to go through this spot before able to spread around the river. We saw a lot of salmon was jumping around the river! GOOD SIGNS!!!!! Before we can begin fishing, I had to show her father, how to fish in the river for salmon. On my first cast, BOOM!!! First salmon for the day! Her Father was shocked! Then I had to explain him how bobber play huge role in this area of river. Her father was followed my method and finally hook up salmon after probably 10-15 casts! But losing it! Few casts later after the losing fish, he able to land it! He was really exciting about it!

I left her and father to see what father’s buddy is doing. He was in middle of battling with salmon; I ran over and help to net it. He was land it and I tried to unhook the hook. I couldn’t find the hook so I follow the line that tangle the fish. I found it was hooked into top of fish’s fin. (I was puzzled how it is possible that hook is stuck on top of fish’s fin.) Then I released it back into river and wait to see how this guy fished. Immediately noticed that after two casts, he was attempting snagging the fish while flyfishing, and I told him that he need to stop snag the fish. Because it is not ethical way to fish and where is the fun of it to fish? He told me that salmon is in spawning mode and salmon are not biting. I told him that he is right about salmon is in spawning mode but they DOES need to eat sometimes at some point during spawning mode. He was like shush me away then processed more snagging but failed to snag it. I saw one nice salmon swim nearby me. So, I yelled to him and said, watch me. After between 7-10 casts later, I was able to hook up this salmon and net it. I showed him that my hook was perfectly hooked on salmon’s mouth. He said that was completely b*lls**t and pure luck to made that hookset. After that, I landed another 11 salmons front of him. He was completely angry about it.

After 11 salmons, I decided to walk upstream to check on the girl and her father. I can see her father was failing the hook set on salmon. I explained him about bobber tips and how to notice it instantly that it is hook up before bobber got any action to show that it was hooked. He tried it and landed next three salmon front of me while I was netting all of them for him.

Then I felt bad for this girl because she couldn’t get any bites. So, I spend an hour to encourage her and explain her when to strike the hookset. She followed each of my command until she finally got great hookset! She was super afraid to lose this fish after saw this salmon jumped out of water. It was legitimate nice fish for sure! I was prepared to net it. However, she battled for it at 45 minutes and 11 screamer run before salmon was finally tired out!! I netted it really fast before salmon could make another screamer run! She was wicked thrilled about this fish! Because she was able to do everything for herself! But it is not all, it is her another personal best fish again!!! Tipped at 18 pounds! (Remember, her personal best was 15 pounds at last Monday in my report.) But it was almost completely black color skin!!! I got little jealous because it was beautiful black salmon! Until I saw one black salmon swam past my feet!!! I fish it so hard that salmon won’t bite!! After spending 30 minutes, this AQUAMAN MADE this black salmon bite!!! I land it so quickly! Took picture ops on this fish and released it back! Now, I felt better because I kept my blackest salmon title!!!! LOL

Anyway, the girl and her father processed many more salmons during the day! Until I hooked up one salmon, I was almost laterally pooped my wader because this salmon has serious size teeth! I am not kidding you! It was between 3/4 - one inch long! I was very afraid to lose this salmon! (Remember, I was using 4 pounds line.) That’s why I was super carefully than what I am normally does. I was able to land it! It was unreal!!! I took many pictures to just take one perfect picture of it. I named salmon aka JAWS!!!!

The result of the day:

Total 72 salmons were caught between three of us!
The girl – 17 salmons (biggest fish of the day is 18 pounds)
Her father – 24 salmons (big fish is 16.2 pounds)
Me – 31 salmons (big fish is unknown due not taking the weight)
Father’s buddy – I don’t care and not even bother to count any of his fish at all.

The girl and her father kept their limit of 3 salmons while I kept two salmon to give them. Also, they just told me that they weight all of them and count all weight. It was 8 salmon = 132 pounds. Therefore, average weight is 16.5 or so.

Her father gave me 50 bucks and hugged me to tell me that he was grateful that I was their fish charm and able to guide for them at today. I hand him the money back since I felt it wasn’t right thing to do. He insisted me to keep it. I said, no. He walked to my wader and thrown money into wader then told me that money is only for your gas money to going the spots and able to continue fishing. So, I accepted it. They are nice people except this father’s buddy!

p.s. this is my fourth time attempting to post trip on here. Sorry for messed up or can't able to post pictures on this trip! (Maff website told me that I did violated the term of policies, in which, I didn't break any of it.

Also, if you want see JAWS!!! go look at my album in my profile!
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ROOKIE mistake from me!!! But its not affect the day!
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# Reviews: 3
Views: 1212
Rochester, NY
HAHA!!! YOU ARE DREAMING THAT I HAVE BAD DAY OF FISHING! I DON'T THINK SO!!!

I was getting everything ready to go fishing with my teacher at today! We met at college campus and carpool it to the spot. Then I discovered that my gopro camera was drained whole battery out!!! DAMNN!!! ITS MY ROOKIE MISTAKE! I should have charge it overnight! Oh well. Lesson learned!

The day went well! Pulled 5 kings in within hour. then spend another hour to teaching my teacher how to drift the rig properly. until he got two hook up and hook comes out! I told him to keep going and doing same thing! In which, he did. Finally, he landed one! After that, we was racing back to campus since I have to take test while he is teaching in the class!

Sadly, no video for this time! However, picture will do the justice. Also, no picture for teacher since he doesn't want his face out on here. (for teacher's safety)

p.s. this trip wont allow me to post picture right now. so I post it on my photo files. Just look at first four pictures. you will see it. lol enjoy it and sorry for this error!
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WHOO! who is reigning king of fisherman for this week!! This guy!
Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 12
Views: 1092
Rochester, NY
10/23/2013

No word needed to explain, VIDEO SAID IT ALL!!! EVERYTHING WAS CAUGHT TODAY!!!

p.s. please look all three video and read the comments. I put all words from my sign language signs on comments area of youtube. So you can read it to understand what I am saying it. Since I dont know how to set up the caption on youtube. I'm noob when it is comes to this. LOL
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Wicked three strikes on salmon and she is out!

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 10
Views: 1243
Rochester, NY
10/21/2013

I landed nice 15 pounds salmon. Then released her back into river. then walked upstream, land another one but ran back to same spot where I caught first one. I didn't realize it was same salmon until I saw the pictures. But even worse, I helped a girl to finally landed her first salmon of lifetime BUT it was exactly same salmon that I caught twice!!! Even making more exciting game, it was caught on 4 pound line! exactly same 10ft ultra-light rod that most of you guys saw my rod! It was full-on nut battle!

Unfortunately for this fish, she want to keep it for dinner! It is three strike and this salmon is out!!!!

Before everything was happened, I was on river at 7am. I kept losing 6 brown trout over 15 pounds, 1 steelhead over 20 pounds, and total 7 trouts over 10 pounds. Couldn't have any perfect hookset after trout bites!!! all on flyrod! So furious about it! then I switched to 10ft rod with 4 pounds line! Same result with flyrod!!! ahhhH!!! I have everything on gopro!!! I'll edit them into one pieces then upload it on here. (i dont know when I will able to do it)

Somehow, at 11am, and one girl texted me to ask me to be her guide for this weekend so she can fish with her dad to catching fish around here. I told her to get her butt down here ASAP. In which, she did. She landed three by herself! Her first catch was personal best for her biggest fish of lifetime. In which, it was my 15 pounds king salmon. She just told me it was 36 inch long with 18.5 girth. she is definitely want me to be her guide for this weekend after today!

p.s. I havent asked her permission to show pictures. so, if she willing to show. I'll post it to see exactly three salmon was same! but for now, here is two salmon that is same fish!

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More king salmon, baby!

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 11
Views: 1292
Rochester, NY
Three people contacted me through Facebook that they wanted to go fishing for salmon. I told them to come up here to fish in Fall season. In which, they did keep tracking and contacted me recently.

Before I can begin my story, two person was actually from Alabama and other person from New Jersey.

Then, I took all of them on same day, they was using heavy set up like 50-80 pounds braids. I laughed and let them to see how I fished with 10 pounds line on spinning reel. Not even less 10 cast, I able to hook up and landed first salmon for the day. They was impressed and processed same method as I just did. I helped to net all of them and took pictures for them. They was really thrilled to just catch one, but no, they able to catch three/four salmons. Then I switched to flyrod. Landed couple of nice size kings. But those two picture is top two biggest fish for the day.

They was able to landed total 11 salmon while I have 6 of them. In the end, they was glad to take this trip and happy that I was one who guide for them.

p.s. they don't want me to post their pictures on here. so, sorry guys.

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One thousand fish in five days!
Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 10
Views: 1809
Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
7/1/2013 - 7/6/2013

I went vacation with my family at cape cod for July 4th week. I fished five days.. I was planned to catch 50 fish daily. But BIG NO NO> fish was thick around the jetty and I banged two fish every cast!! Sometimes one due to fish pulled off from hook. But I didn't do it for one day, it was on fire for five days! my parent was sitting on beach and I asked my mom to count my catch until I give up.

Day one - Caught 200 fish! mixed with northern kingfish, bluefish, scup, sea robins, and flounders. It was only took me two hour and half to get that number. I didn't knew that until my mom called me that she wanted to informed me that I got 200 fish already!

Day two - I told my mom to let me know when I reached 200 fish again. before I asked my mom again, she said I have 178 fish already. I took break and jumped off jetty to swim for couple of minutes. then go back to fishing again and proceed to my last 22 fish in three hours.

Day three - I told my parent that I want a speedy fishing. So, I didn't waste or haste to wait for fish to bite. they ATTACKED it when hook just landed on bottom. Caught 200 fish in one hour and 37 minutes! Image that!!! Can anyone top it???

Day four - I tried to do same thing as yesterday but big no no... its took me 2 hours and 40 minutes to finish it with 200 fish.

Day five - Same result as day four. bummer... but same number of fish caught.

In other note, I was planned to fish again on day six but Bassturds texted me to go striper fishing at monomoy island. I couldn't say no to that! So we went there. Unfortunately, waves took best of us so we stayed nearby beach. we tried to fish for anything that bites. Bassturds caught flounder and sea robin while I couldn't get any bites.

will not post pictures on here. If you want me to post pictures, then I will. Just let me know.

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kill two bird with one stone!!! except, it is bass!!!

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 7
Views: 1344
Plymouth Harbor Strike again!
7/11/2013

I was originally set out to practice my skills on dropshot. Since I am suck so bad with this technique. I took my canoe and went to one of local ponds.

I couldn't believe how this pond was overgrown with weeds from shore to middle of pond! I used to swim up to middle of pond. But now, look like I wont go swim forever or unless someone clean this up! I went snorkeling there at last year, very clean pond! But now, big confirm NO, its not anymore!

Anyway, I practiced with drop shot from what I learned from partner on my Deaf Bass Tournament qualifier. I couldn't feel anything except weeds. So, I put on 3/4 oz sinker. so I can get feeling better on my hook. Caught several bass but I wasn't satisfy with myself on this. So I switched to 1 oz sinker. Huge difference for me! could felt all of bites from lighter to heavy bite! then I realized that my bass rod is not strong enough for fast pull when bass bite. I switched to saltwater rod and put on my bass reel on it. then continue fishing with drop shot. It worked as great as I expect them to be. Lost no bass when they attacked dropshot! I feel so confidence with this technique now.

Then, I got bored with drop shot, I switched with tubes, texas-rigged craw, poppers, and crankbait. Caught more bass on them!

The two big story that I have to say it. I bought one crankbait that look like yellow perch. (I cannot believe how good it was look like) However, when i cast it and using for several casts. my line went frayed and tangled! Plus, this crankbait actually can't dive! I can work it like wakebait and it seem effective on this lure. So, i continue fishing until caught 1 bass on it. I gave up because my line gone so bad that it exploded when I cast it. Have picture of this lure. If you want this kind of lure, I WILL NOT RECOMMEND IT AT ALL!!! Have picture of it.

Second story, when I was using drop shot. I felt two huge hit. I set up the hook! YES!! hook up really good!!! It was totally huge bass! even I don't seen the bass surface yet! I was very carefully controlled bass to my canoe. Oh BUMMER! it wasn't big bass! BUT I WAS SUPER EXCITING BIG TIME!!! BECAUSE IT WAS TWO BASS ON ONE HOOK!!!!! I couldn't believe it at all. even now, I still can't believe it could managed hooked both bass! I went to my friend's dock and showed him that I caught two bass on one hook! he couldn't believed it too. But it was great day!! Have picture to prove it!!!

Total 121 bass for the evening fishing. all bass caught on five lures.

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5.10 Brown Trout at CHU

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 2
Views: 1294
Wachusett Res
6/30/0

After bunch of events goes on Friday. On Saturday, I drove back to home. Got at home at late night. I was really want to catch trouts for dinner. Since I am in mood to eat them. surely enough, my mind was set up to go CHU.

Since my mind is still bothering me about losing rainbows on 5 straight casts. (from older posts) So, I went there at 11am. Woke up late due to tired from whole driving from NY to MA. Anyway, I went up there at CHU and starting casting spoon/jerkbaits along on shorelines. saw couple of trouts jumping but water level was little bit higher than last time I went there. I managed to walk around and casting same time. surely enough, got hooked up something at 60 feet deep. (I assumed it was Lake trout.. because it was screamer for almost 200 feet before hook come out.) I quickly reeled it up and cast it again. Got another hit on mid column of 60 feet. it wasn't fight at all. I reeled quickly as I could. but same result, hook come out. I gave up at this spot and walked to shallow water that has huge dropoff. I cast there repeat but no takers. Then first cast on shallow water, boom! huge peeled off my line. I tried to control the drag with my hand. Surely enough, fish was calm down and I could reel it back again. However, the fish wasn't give up and I was all prepared for round two!!! able to control the line with half of my line left in reel. then saw landlocked salmon surfaced with my hook. I surely damn reel fast and easily as I could. wicked landed it!!!! after close up look, it was surely enough to be brown trout, not landlocked salmon. WHOOOOOO!!!! I kept it and walked back to car and weight it. It topped 5.10 pounds!! Extremely exciting about it.

on top note, got the fish on two trips out of four trips to chu!

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20lbs KING SALMON

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 5
Views: 1477
Lake Ontario, NY
6/28/2013

After Deaf Bass Fishing Tournament, my partner asked me to teach him how to fish for salmon since he bought bunch of trolling stuffs for salmon/trouts in Lake Ontario. I told him that I can teach some ropes for him.

So, after the tournament, we went straight to Lake Ontario. We was at boat lunch at 330pm. I already found bunch of baitfish on fishfinder. So, I set up trolling things, (downriggers with spoons, wires with dipsy/doctor/hair rig, coppers with spoons.) My partner was shocked how they was function at that way. He thought that it was already hooked up a fish. But it wasn't. He said, "how we can find the salmon since I am good with trouts. So, I really want to catch salmon only." So, I went with my set up that I set up for him. surely enough, three rods was bending already. All three rods was landed with nice size King salmon. My partner was shocked and impressive how I handled boat and landed all three fish between us. He is fully hooked with salmon now. Because his eye kept glued on each rods.

At 8pm, we already have 35 kings, 11 steelheads, and 4 cohos. I caught 20lbs king salmon for big fish of the day. will post pictures when I can.

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Deaf Bass Fishing tournament Qualifier
Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 2
Views: 1107
Finger Lakes, NY
6/28/2013

I heard this tournament at several years ago, but never have chance to knowledge or trying to join this tournament. Until one partner asked me to be his partner for this tournament. I quickly agreed to go.

Before it begins, each boat will have two non-boaters. There are 33 boaters registered for this event.

The story was when we started to go fish at 7am. it was super hard rainpour. big rain drops, not ones like in Mass lately. Our boat was on water bulge at all day! image that. Tournament is still on go. Anyway, by 730am, I have my limit bag. my partner didn't get any bites. Then by 745am, tournament officer texted my partner said that we have to pick up two more non-boaters to go fishing. we was super pissed since we was 5 miles away from pick up location with hard rainpour. anyway, we did went back to location and pick up two more non-boaters. they was totally clueless about bass fishing. Anyway, we was speeding back to our spot. I kept catching basses on almost every cast. my partner was probably get one bass per 8-9-10 cast. then other three non boaters was totally fruitless. Nothing bite their lures.

By noon, rain stops and sun come up, other five boaters come up at my spot and smacked hard.

The result is that same 5 boaters beat me. I got in 6th place with 16.6 pounds limit bag. leader was have 20.5 pounds limit bag. However, I won with 5.3 pounds lunker. It was nice tournament for me to attend it. its definitely sucks it was rainpour at almost whole tournament. Will be trying again sometimes soon.

Sorry, no pictures on this one. Unless my partner text me with pictures. I'll definitely post it on here when I got it.
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