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10-24-2015: Tully River - Long Pond

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Tully River - Long Pond
10/24/2015

Left the house at 0615 and arrived at the Tully River access at 0700. Loaded up the kayak and headed north on the river toward Long Pond. The sun hadn't come up over the tree line yet, so it was still gloomy looking. Paddled the 1.3 miles back to Long Pond, occasionally stopping to fish when spots looked good.
Didn't catch anything until I got to the northern end of Long Pond where I hooked into a pickerel. After the cold paddle, fighting frozen eyelets on my fishing rods and no bites, I was happy to hook even this medium size pickerel. I kept fishing the northern end of the pond and hooked a second pickerel of decent size. Fished along the east side of the pond. Threw my KVD Caffeine Shad Swimbait at some dying lily pads in a little deeper water and retrieved it back into the shallower water. I felt a light bite and set the hook. I then experienced the best fight I have felt all year. This fish dragged my FS10 around, tail walked, jumped, and tried everything to spit my hook. The hook was buried in the roof of his mouth and there was no shaking it, I had him pegged good. Lipped him beside the kayak and could not believe how big his mouth was. This was easily the biggest Largemouth Bass I have ever caught. Lipped him with the scale, 6 pounds 4 ounces. Took a few pictures and let him slide back into the water. It was a pure pleasure to watch this fish swim away. Fished some more and paddled home.
It has been a great year. I went on 37 fishing trips, paddled over 80 miles of waterways and visited 15 different lakes, ponds or rivers. Caught a lot of fish, learned a lot. All fish, except one, was successfully released to live and fight again.
This may be my last fishing trip of the season. Other things are coming up that will take priority.

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10-18-2015: West Waushacum Pond

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West Waushacum Pond
10/18/2015

Hit the pond at 0650 this morning. It was around 33 degrees when I set out this morning. Saw no movement at all in my usual spots. Was fishing with plastic swimbaits and a bluegill swimbait. I cast the bluegill swimbait and was slowly retrieving it when I felt a light thump. I thought I ran into some weeds, the lure got heavy, I gave it a tug to free it from the weeds. Needless to say, it wasn't hung up in the weeds. My lure was stuck in the mouth of the biggest Largemouth Bass of the year and the 2nd biggest bass of my life!! She weighed in at damn close to 6 pounds. First picture of the scale said 6 lbs, second said 5 lbs 15 oz. You can bet I'll call her 6 all day long!!
Wind picked up and made the paddle back to the access point a challenge. Waves were white capping and breaking over my bow. One wave broke over the cockpit edge and soaked my right leg. It was good to know that my kayak could deal with weather like this, but I was glad to get off the water. Getting wet is not a bad thing when the water if 75 degrees or higher, and it's warm outside. It's a different story when the water temp is mid 50's and it's only 47 outside.
It has been a great year kayak fishing this year. I think I will have one more weekend then I may put the kayak on the wall and call it a season.

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8-19-2015: Quaboag Pond

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Quaboag Pond, Brookfield MA
8/19/2015

Been "rutting" in the fishing schedule, working over the same bodies of water. This morning I decided to go someplace new that I haven't fished before.
Quaboag Pond has some nice fish in it, but there are not too many places I have visited that you can paddle about 100 yards off shore and still be in about 4 feet of water. The place is also filled with weeds. There were some good looking places along the West bank, lily pads and other good looking stuff. Paddled to it and found out the water was 2 feet deep and surface temperature was over 80 degrees. Algae was all over the place and that doesn't usual go hand in hand with a good fish population. Without a huge small baitfish population to eat the algae, the s*** actually robs the water of oxygen and that ain't good for any living creature. Hey, don't ask me - I read it somewhere.
Paddled North to the mouth of the Quaboag River. Water was a little deeper, a little cooler and void of the heavy concentrations of algae. Worked a Keitech Easy Shiner along a point. Cast the bait and I think the fish saw it coming and sat there with it's mouth open. As soon as I engaged the reel, the fish was pulling. Great fight and a new suprise.... I am pretty damn sure I just caught my first Smallmouth Bass. Bronze colored with no lateral line.... That's a Smallmouth!! 1 pound 10 oz!!. ( CORRECTION: My friends have told me that what I thought was a Smallmouth is actually a Largemouth. S#$@ - the hunt is still on.)
Worked the same bait along the point East of the river mouth and caught a second fish. He showed himself chasing baitfish. Threw my swimbait in his swirls and he ate it. 2 pounds 14 oz.
Paddled around and caught a third, and a final nice Largemouth near the mouth of the East Brookfield River at the Northeast side of the pond.
Wind kicked up, elbow was a little sore, headed back to the boat ramp and went home.

Paddled 5.07 miles.

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7-25-2015 - Tully River - Long Pond

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Tully River - Long Pond, Royalston MA
7/25/2015

Returned to the same place I went last week. One thing about new places, you always want to try them twice. Now that we are getting deeper in the summer fishing season, the sun is actually rising 30 minutes later than it was a few weeks ago. Doesn't really mean much, I still left the house at 0415 and arrived at Tully River at 0500. Launched the kayak with just enough light to navigate the river without running into anything. The darkness and fog made the river eery, but it was pretty. The sun burning off the fog and bringing light to the day was welcome. 1st fish of the day was a nice little crappie. Ist largemouth bass of the day was caught in the same place I caught bass last week. Bass weighed in at 2 lbs 10 oz. Definitely a fight on a medium light action spinning rod with 6 lb test. I have to say, the fish in this river and pond are the best fighters I have experienced in all my travels this year. 2nd bass was caught in Long Pond and weighed in at 2 lbs 15 oz. 3rd bass was nice one. Weighed in at 4 lbs 1oz. Caught on a KVD Caffeine Shad 5" swimbait.
This place is a great trip, providing you get there at the crack of dawn. Once the sun is up for a couple of hours, the pleasure kayakers come out of the woods and the peace and quiet is gone.
Oh, by the way, conversations between kayaks 200 yards away sound like they are sitting beside you on the water. Today, I learned that Marshall's is a good place to find stuff cheap, one lady would like a more comfortable kayak because the molded plastic seat makes her ass hurt, and a few things about their husbands. Thanks ladies, but I would have liked to enjoy my fishing Saturday listening to the frogs and birds and otters splashing......

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7-19-2015: Tully River - Long pond

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Tully River - Long Pond, Royalston, MA
7/19/2015

Departed home at 0415 this morning and launch the kayak into Tully River at 0500. Headed North toward Long Pond. Caught 3 Pickerel, 2 Largemouth Bass and a Crappie today. Caught them all in the river and had no bites in Long Pond. First Pickerel smoked my hollow body frog. He was a good size, but nothing special. Threw my frog into some tree branches that were sticking out of the water. My 20lb test braid line was over a limb when the bass killed my frog. I set the hook and had him pinned to the other side of the branch. I kept his face pinned to the branch and he wiggled and came over the top, then I pulled him in. Second bass missed my frog so I picked up my spinning rod with my grub on it and threw right back to the same spot. Bass killed my grub.
Paddled back to Long Pond, fished and got nothing. It was pretty out there. The fog was lifting and the sun was trying to break through the clouds. There wasn't another soul out there. Otters were making sure I knew this was their pond, slamming their tales in the water everytime they submerged.
Started paddling back toward the river and worked a few places on the way back. When I got to the South side of the beaver damn, I hooked into a pretty big Pickerel. May even be my personal best Pickerel!! It ate my KVD 5" Caffeine Shad swimbait.

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7-4-2015: Tully Lake

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# Reviews: 2
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Tully Lake, Royalston MA
7/4/2015

After fishing for 5 hours on Friday at West Waushacum Pond and catching 7 fish that were all small, I packed up the kayak and headed to Tully Lake. I fished this lake earlier in the year and didn't do to well. I arrived at the lake at 0500 and caught the first fish on the second cast. It was a good sized bass. Pull really good and took me for a ride. Caught two more bass through the course of the day and 4 pickerel ranging from one nice big one to one that was smaller than the bait he tried to eat. Had a great time today..... I'll be back again.

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6-25-2015: Whitney Pond II

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# Reviews: 7
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Whitney Pond, Winchenden
6/25/2015

They are painting the office today, so I decided to "work" from home. Was sitting in my kayak at 0500 for a second visit to Whitney Pond. Fishing was slow today. Took awhile to get a bite and a long time to get a bass bite. First fish was a crappie. Next a good sized pickerel. I explored some shallow back bay areas. Had a nice bass tug my line, give a good aerial show and spit my hook. I was paddling back to the boat ramp, had to give it the proverbial "one more cast" and caught a nice bass, then caught a crappie, another nice bass and a small pickerel.

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6-20-2015: Whitney Pond

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Whitney Pond, Winchendon
6/20/2015

Launched the kayak at 0445. Pond was covered in fog. Access is very difficult due to underwater rocks at the launch area. Pond has a few deep spots but a lot of areas are under 4-6 feet. The large northwest cove is filled with stumps.
Caught 11 fish. 2 pickerel, 2 crappie, 2 perch and 5 largemouth bass. 1 of the pickerel was the biggest pick I have ever caught. It had to be well over three feet long. Crappie were nice sized, perch were fairly small and all 5 bass were over 2 pounds with the largest coming in at almost 4.

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6-14-2015: Lake Wampanoag IV
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Lake Wampanoag, Gardner
6/14/2015

0500: Launched at Lake Wampanoag. Headed strait across the lake to East shore just South of the Damn. There is a shallow flat between the island that is about 4 ft deep that drops off to the South side into about 10 ft of water. Caught Bass #1 there - nice 2 pounder. Then headed up the East coast of the lake and into the narrow channel that travels along the South side of the large Island. The channel is very shallow and is becoming covered with lily pads. Caught 6 bass, 4 pickerel, 2 crappie and a turtle today. Beautiful day, easy paddling, wind was not a factor at all.

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6-6-2015: Lake Wampanoag

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Lake Wampanoag, Gardner, MA
6/6/2015

Was supposed to take a buddy of mine kayak fishing for the first time, but he sent me a text the night before and bailed on me. no worries, I have no problem going alone. Hit Lake Wampanoag again after a good weekend last week. There was a storm that rolled through on Friday night, but the lake was smooth at 0500. Not another soul on the lake either. Paddled up to the North end of the lake and fished the coves. Caught a pumpkinseed, a nice bass that weighed just shy of 4 lbs and a crappie before I headed home at 1100. North wind really kicked up and made it difficult to maintain position. Parking Pole is a great tool to help you stay put in shallow water. Wasn't the best day, but it was great to get out.

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5-30-2015: Lake Wampanoag

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Lake Wampanoag
5/30/2015

Hit the lake at 0500. Water was calm. Paddled along the shore in front of Camp Collier. Caught fist bass, little over 1 lb on a white Booyah Pad Crasher frog. Worked my way through all the coves on the West and North ends of the lake. Caught 6 bass and 5 pickerels. Biggest bass coming in a little under 3 lbs. Yamamoto 5" Curly tail grub Texas rigged weightless on light spinning gear with 10 lbs Suffix 832 braid was the ticket today.
Awesome day out fishing with my step-son. His first time kayak fishing - he's hooked!!

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Lake Denison: 5-9-2015

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# Reviews: 6
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Lake Dension
5/9/2015

Arrived at the Lake at a little after 5 am. The lake was covered with fog and the sky was cloudy. It was light enough to load up and launch. Lake Denison is a small lake and was easy to navigate all the way around it multiple times during the 6 hours I was there. The depth averages about 2-6 feet around the shoreline. I paddled back to the Northeast corner where the feeder creek comes into the lake, pausing and casting occasionally on my way. Water temperature was 63 degrees. When I got back to the feeder creek, I cast a frog near some weeds sticking up out of the water. A fish whacked at it about 10 seconds after it hit the water. I twitched it a couple of times and something took it under. I set the hook and reeled in a small bass. As the day went on, Yamamoto double tail grub was the ticket. Little buck bass were all over the shallows all the way around the lake. Small pickerel too. There were three other boats on the water. All three of them were just trolling around the 10 ft water level. There was quite a bit of water surface action going on by schooling fish.
I caught three pickerel, one perch and 14 small bass. After the slow production days that I have experienced this season so far, it was fun just to catch a bunch of fish.
Lake Denison is a nice little lake. I know the solitude that I enjoyed today will be done when the campsites get fired up this summer. I'm glad I got to experience the lake like it was today.....

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A1- Stump Pond

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# Reviews: 7
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A1-Stump Pond, MA
4/16/2015

Had the day off from work so I took off and headed to Stump Pond. Arrived at 0600 and the sun was just coming up. There wasn't anyone there except a bunch of swans, Canadian Geese and some Mallard Ducks. Fished all morning and not a bite. I threw everything, big swimbaits (Hudd 68), small swimbaits, squarebill crankbaits, lipless crankbaits, spinnerbaits, chatterbait, swim jig, frogs, hollow bellied rat.... I covered the clear part of the pond, I worked my way to the back of the Stump Field. I worked lures slow and I worked them fast.
Got my first bite at 11:15 on a Live Target Golden Shiner Lipless Crankbait. Largemouth Bass, about 1.5 lbs. Got my second bite about 3 minutes later. Largemouth Bass, about 2 lbs. That was it for the day. Wind started picking up.
Water Temperature was 50-54 degrees, visibility about 3 feet. Shallows were clear of standing vegetation with a mat on the bottom. No evidence of clearing for beds in any of the areas I paddle/floated through.
Deeper water had standing vegetation from bottom up to close to three feet from the surface with clear channels through the weeds in various places.
Water levels seem to be up a little compared to last summer's levels. Stumps that were visible last summer are submerged at this time.

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Whitehall Reservoir

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# Reviews: 6
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Whitehall Reservoir, MA
4/12/2015

First day out for 2015. Tested out all the gear I bought over this long winter. Caught one Largemouth Bass on a Bass Pro Shops Bluegill lure in about 5 feet of water. Bite was very lite, line started going sideways.
This is the first time I have ever been here, but it seems like the water levels are low. Maps say the water here is 5 feet along the shore and 10 feet deep towards the center of the lake. I crossed the Northern section of the lake and never found water deeper than 6 feet. That seems low right after a huge snow melt like we just experienced.
Good to be back on the water.

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Lake Wampanoag

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# Reviews: 6
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Lake Wampanoag, MA
9/14/2014

Found Lake Wampanoag on the map and saw that there were no trips to it entered here on MAFF. I researched the lake on the internet and decided to check it out. Access to the Lake is very easy if you go to Camp Collier.
Launched from Camp Collier at 0615 this morning. The sun was just making it's way over the treeline. There was some fog on the water and the place is really pretty. Paddled out from the boat ramp and headed north. Paddled to the back side of a small island and saw baitfish on the surface. The water was about 5 ft deep. I threw a crank bait and slowly retrieved it, nothing but weeds - switched to a KVD Paddle tail swim bait. The lure hit the water and about three seconds later a bass pounded it. Set the hook and brought him in. He was close to 3 lbs. Saw baitfish swirling a longer distance that I can cast a plastic swimbait, so I cast a lipless crankbait past where the baitfish were. Reeled the lure back and another bass spanked the lure. Set the hook and brought him in too. Another 2+ lb'er. Two over 2 lb'er on back to back casts...I was loving life, of course thinking how much I was going to love fishing today. Then the baitfish were gone, not a sign of them.
One of the good things about checking out new water is you know nothing about what works, where they are, how to catch them. You go, you explore and you fish. Trying to figure out where they re and what they want. I caught a couple more small bass and too many pickerel. But all in all - I like this place. Going to be fun to go here again.

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West Waushacum Pond - 8-17-2014
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# Reviews: 4
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West Waushacum Pond
8/17/2014

0610 - Paddled the kayak straight back to the other side of the submerged island in the northeast end of the pond hoping to run into the bait fish pods that produced three 3+ lb'ers last weekend. They were there and so were the bass. First cast with a 1.5 KVD crankbait produced a small bass. Second cast produced a lot nicer bass. It was the biggest that I have caught out of this pond in the 5 times that I have been here. Fish put on a good fight and I loved every minute of it.

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South Meadow Pond - 8-16-2014

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South Meadow Pond
8/16/2014

Hit the pond at 0545 with the sun just starting to light things up. I have been eyeballing this pond all week anticipating a good outing and hoping the bass would cooperate. Paddled my kayak for awhile hitting what looked like good bass spots. Caught a few small bass. When the sun got bright and I started to work the coves, you could see bait fish swirling here and there. What really disappointed me about this series of ponds (South Meadow and Mossy Pond) was the evidence of human ignorance all over the place. Garbage bags in the backs of coves, floating noodles, various articles of clothing, beers cans on the bottom.... what was once probably a beautiful place has turned into something that isn't so nice anymore. It's a shame too....don't get me wrong, there are some nice stretches here and there, but when you see trash in the water in one place, it kind of ruins it for the rest. - Personally, I won't be going back.....

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Brigham Pond - 7-26-2014

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Brigham Pond, Hubbardston, MA
7/26/2014

Brigham Pond is one of those ponds you see that make your mouth water. It has all the things a bass fisherman is looking for. Lily pads, underwater points that provide deep(er) water next to shallow flats, coves with cover in the back .... just one major thing missing..... FISH!!
Fished for 6 hours there today and caught one small pickerel and one small bass.
Caught them both on a small Yamamoto pumpkin grub. The pickerel was a lazy strike, I thought it was a snag on a weed..... caught the bass while I was laying out my spinning reel line to get the twists out.
I like getting out and finding new places to fish and then go to them a few more times before looking for a new place to experience.
In the case of Brigham Pond, I'm going to forgo the secondary visits and step on the the next pond.

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West Waushacum Pond & The Quag - 7/6/2014

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West Waushacum Pond & The Quag
7/6/2014

On the water at 0530 this morning. Paddled slowly down the left side of the pond to the small water way that goes from West Washacum Pond into The Quag. Fish along the right side of the pond along the lily pads and weed banks. Caught a Largemouth Bass in the 1 lb range. Fished more, got some bites, but didn't land anymore here. Went back into West Waushacum Pond and fished along the north end of the pond. Caught another bass, very small. Paddled to the West side of the island in the middle of the pond. Anchored on the top of the point created by the island and cast a lipless crankbait down into the wind into deeper water and brought it back into the fish holding just down the point. Caught two more small bass doing that. Paddled to the east side of the pond to work along the edge. Caught another small bass. I came to this pond yesterday, but the wind was breaking the waves over the bow of my kayak so I left and came back today. I like working this pond, it has a lot of different things. Plenty of cover for fish, islands, banks, shore cover. I look forward to learning a lot more about this place in the future.

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Paradise Pond III - 6-28-2014

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Paradise Pond, Princeton MA
6/28/2014

Equipped my kayak with a Lowrance X-4 fish finder Friday after work and headed to Paradise Pond to Ops Check it. Was at the pond at 0530 and put the kayak in the water and loaded up the gear. I also picked up another piece of fishing equipment that I stumbled upon during the week. A 6' Shakespeare pistol grip medium action casting rod. No one uses pistol grip rods anymore, but I tell you what, they are a freaking dream to cast from a kayak. Caught three pickerel and a nice largemouth bass today on that rod. It will definitely be serving it's purpose aboard my yak. When I got turned on to bass fishing in the mid 80's, pistol grip casting rods was pretty much all you could find. I had a Berkley Bionics 6' heavy action rod that was tougher than nails. I set a hook on a small pickerel with that thing once and made it literally fly into the boat. Always loved that rod, and it's a shame they don't make them anymore. I know why the long handle casting rods came out, you can get a hell of a lot more leverage and control on a fish with a long handle rod, but sitting low in the water like you do in a kayak, I can cast a pistol grip a hell of a lot more accurately. That may just be me.
The set up for my Lowrance X-4 was a little hard but it worked out nicely. More importantly it worked!! Battery box was made out of a Tupperware dish. Batteries consisted of two 6 volt lantern batteries wired in series to produce 12 volts. The lantern batteries powered the unit for a good 5 hours today without power output ever going below 12 volts. This was just a quick rig so I could use the fish finder. I am going to purchase a rechargeable 12 volt battery. It will easily take the place of the lantern batteries in the Tupperware box. I mounted the transducer to the stern of my kayak externally. It's mounted above the bottom of the hull, and totally below the water line. After launching and beaching the kayak twice today in the rocky shores of Paradise Pond, there was not even a scratch on the transducer and it picked up no weeds all day. I mounted the transducer to a piece of plastic cutting board and the piece of cutting board was mounted to the stern of my kayak. All holes drilled in the stern on my kayak were about 1 inch below the highest point on the stern and well above the waterline. I covered the back on the piece of plastic cutting board with marine goo before bolting it too my kayak. Bottom was held in place with gorilla tape until the goo cured. Cable for the transducer went through the stern and was plugged with Locktite Repair Putty.
The Fish Finder worked great. It's amazing, there are no spots in Paradise Pond that I paddled through today that are over 7' deep and the four fish I caught were all caught in less than 4'. Because the pond is so shallow, the water temp is going up fast. Got a feeling the bass are going to become extremely lethargic real soon.
Was a good day out, but I need to find me another fishing hole soon!!
Rode the Harley by the Mare Meadow Reservoir today after I got home from fishing to scope out some places to put my kayak in and go fishing there. There are plenty of places, but then there is this big sign posted saying to have to be a resident of four of five different cities that I am not a resident of, so that place is a bust. Going to go check out the West Waushacum Pond and the Quag to see what that place has to offer.


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Return to Paradise Pond - 6-22-2014

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# Reviews: 3
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Paradise Pond, Princeton MA
6/22/2014

Had so damn much fun yesterday, figured I would go back. The pond was all covered with fog this morning. It was really pretty. Started the morning out casting Boo-yah Pad Crasher frog. Learned that my light action spinning rod is not the tool to fish these things with. Hard to get a good enough hook set with it using these types of frogs. No worries, switch tackle and used my swimbait on my spinning tackle and my frog on my medium heavy action baitcaster. Things worked well. First fish of the day was a pickerel. That is just fine. I'll take anything that will pull my line. Second fish was a nice bass that really nailed the swim bait. Put up one hell of a fight on the light action spinning rod. Had to loosen up the drag cuz I thought the fish was going to snap my pole. Third fish was a small pickerel. I love the audacity of pickerel. Their mouths are certainly bigger than their brains. 6 inch pickerel trying to eat a 6 inch swim bait. Forth fish was a bass. Smaller than the first but put up a good fight. Caught it as I pulled the swim bait past a stumped sticking out of the water. After he drug my kayak around for awhile, I could see the stump was actually quite the myriad of roots underwater, looked like good bass structure. Have to remember that place. Wind started picking up and the clouds started rolling in.
The wife left me a "honey do" list that I am supposed to get done today, so I got off the pond and went home.... Thinking about stepping up my spinning rod to a medium action.....

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Paradise Pond, Princeton, MA

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Paradise Pond, Princeton, MA
6/21/2014

First launch of my kayak and first fishing trip since '97. Been way to long. Got up and got out and arrive at the pond at 0600. It was really pretty, steam rising off the water. Got the kayak in the water and loaded up the gear and set out. I drive by this pond all the time when I am our cruising on my Harley, so it was the first place for me to go. Never looked like it had that many weeds in it from the road, but no big deal. Paddled around a bit getting the feel for the kayak, then started to fishing. Caught a pickerel on a willow leaf spinner bait, white and chartreuse. Started throwing a swimbait into the weeds along the sunny side of one of the islands and got my first largemouth!!! and she was a beauty!! Don't know how much she weighed, don't really care.... she was big though and bent my rod nicely!! Then caught a couple more pickerel and the bass number two. Little smaller but still a nice fish. One more pickerel after that and the day was done.
Learned that after sitting in a sit-in kayak for 6 hours, your legs don't work so well, stumbled flogged around at the landing near my truck and got wet up to my ass....LOL.
Great first day with my new kayak and my first day back fishing after 17 years.

You can access the water from three or four different locations along the West side of the pond shortly after turning onto Rte 31 from Rte 140. The bank can be fairly steep at some of the locations, so be careful hauling your kayak down the banks to the water. Many people visit this pond to throw sticks into the water so their dog can go fetch it and bring it back, then they just leave the stick laying on the ground. Round sticks and downward sloping banks are a good recipe for busting your ass when you are carrying your kayak or pulling it out of the water. I usually use the the second access point. Parking is on the side of the road, but the spot is wide enough so you can get your truck back off the rode some. The walk with the kayak is very short and the shore area is rather large and flat offering easy entry into your kayak. It's a good place to go!!

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