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Username: bigoutdoors
First Name: tom
Last Name: Carrier
Member Since: 05/20/07 06:38 PM
Last Login: 07/31/15 07:09 PM
Profile Views: 24487
City: hampton
State: Connecticut
Zip: 06247
Country: USA
Interests: fishing,hunting,camping,gardening
About Me: i am a heavy equipment operator,avid outdoorsmen hunting,fishing,trapping.married 3 step sons,2 grandkids
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Water Type: Saltwater and Freshwater
Favorite Lures: storm swim shad,hairs ear
Fishing Rods: penn
Fishing Reels: penn
Fishing Techniques: put the line in the water
Favorite Fishing Spot: norwich harbor,thames river,halls pond,natchuage river
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barn island

Avg. Rating: 4.5
# Reviews: 2
Views: 5684
fishers island sound

met with gregg and bob for either blue or stripers.didnt find any stripers but found some nice blues

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barn island

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 4
Views: 7101

we met up with lundrunner,at 450 at the home depot in waterford,jumped in his truck and headed out,i brought a friend with me,mike.we arrived at barn island around 530.there wasnt as many peaple there,as i thought there would be,being a holiday weekend.
we started by heading up the pawcatuck river where gregg has had good luck in the past.this being my first time in the area,i was no help on suggesting spots.the firstpoint we were at,gregg had a swirl at his sluggo,i had a coulpe bumps,mike had nothing,we haed to another area,with no luck.then gregg said we will try the hog pen.i have heard of the hog pen from reading other post,just never knew where it was.we can around sandy point and was heading to the pen,i spotted some birds circling around up near the end of the break wall.i watched them for a few mins to see what they were doing,yep they were working,i pointed them out to gregg and we headed over.when we got to them the birds were leaveing,great we missed it,as i was grabbing my rod ,one jump by the boat.made a cast,FISH ON,ended up being a short 27 inches,gregg and mike made casts,FISH ON, doubles,shorts.after netting thier fish i made another cast,FISH ON,this one felt good,keeper 29 inches.after that they moved,we moved around,casting with no luck.gregg said we would troll around,to see if we could find them.so gregg thew out a line,i grabbed my boat rod and mike sat and watched,we made a pass,gregg get one,as i realing up to geat out of te way,i get one,another double.shorts26-27 inches.i told mike he should put a line out,but he didnt have any lure,this is his first time fishing stripers with lures and plastics,he is a chunk fishermen,so i gave him an eel lure.we start moveing again,made a circle FISH ON,mike gets one,gets it to the boat,nice keeper 34 inches.we ended up boating 30 fish,losing 6-7,and 4 keepers. around 8-10 being doubles gregg called it at 11,te wind was picking up,and it was getting rough,we were starting to feel like the ss minnow

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thames river

Avg. Rating: 3.6666666666667
# Reviews: 6
Views: 7006

met lundrunner at 530,fog was in thick,stayed close to shore untill it lifted,gregg had a schoolie make a pass at his lure,ended up with a 11 lb carp

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bibbons pond/twin ponds windham
Avg. Rating: 4.3333333333333
# Reviews: 3
Views: 6065
bibbons pond/twin ponds windham

went to bibbins pond sat morn,got the at 5 30 am.stood on the dam so i could get a good backcast..i first started with a sinking line with a small black woolybugger,used that for a half hour with no takers.i switched over to the floating line with a strike indcator,and a hares ear.i picked up a nice crappie,then a bluegill,and a couple more crappies.i stayed there until 7 30 .i was going to te natchaug river,but on the way i was passing twin ponds,so i decided to swing in.i havent been there for a couple years.twin ponds is just a couple holes in the woods,alittle hike to get there.still haveing the strike indecator on with the hares ear,on the first cast.i land a nice brown
made another get a smaller brown
in all i landed 7 browns,took two home for dinner

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natchaug river

Avg. Rating: 4
# Reviews: 3
Views: 7065
natchaug river chaplin 4/26

got to the river at 6.15,surpisingly no one was the there.there were some fish breaking both up and down river.i fished downriver openning day,so i decieded to go above the bridge this time.it took an hour befor i landed a fish,had many misses,they were hitting very lite.i ended up landind 2 back to back and that was it.left at 8;30 to due some yardwork

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norwich harbor

Avg. Rating: 4
# Reviews: 2
Views: 7006
norwich harbor

too a while but found the stripers up in the yantic river

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rockville elks icefishing derby

Avg. Rating: 5
# Reviews: 2
Views: 5744
crystal lake

great day,2 guys in the group placed

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halls pond 2-2-09

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halls pond ,eastford

50 degrees,fished 8-10 feet ,13 inches of ice,fished from 7-12 am lots of action for first hour anda half then died down

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tom Carrier's Messages

11/23/11 05:21 PM

Happy Thanksgiving Day to All!!

12/31/10 01:57 PM

A safe and Happy New Year to you all.
Spring is right around the corner.

11/08/10 05:45 PM

BigO, the links not working right but I'm smar enough to figure it out on my own. Not sure about some of the other old geezers!!

04/28/09 07:22 AM

Thanks for the help.last Thing if you dont mind .It says 625 cranking amps .Is that ok or should I get a deep cell instead. My question is do they both last about the same time and will the cranking amps affect anything. Thanks alot for the info

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11/23/08 07:06 PM

hey how are you!!!i went fishing today,very cold day and no bites only 2 perches i

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Total Trips:8
Total Photos:169
Total Hotspots:9
Total Trip Reviews:36
Total Trip Comments:1
Total Location Reviews:1
Total Location Comments:0
Total Locations Added:0
Total Locations Edited:0
Total Message Board Posts:1051
Total Species Comments:0
Total Species Recipes:26
Total Species Edited:0
Total Amenities Added:0
Total Amenities Edited:0

Total Overall Points:1301

User's Recipes:

1. Potato Chip Crusted Fish fillets
2. baked bluefish
3. crab quiche
4. Dad's Crab Cakes
5. lobster alfredo
6. flounder stuffed with crabmeat
7. Striped Bass, Cape Cod Style
8. Baked Stuffed Striped Bass
9. Braised Bluefish with Oriental Flavorings
10. Beer Batter Bluefish Fillets
11. Baked Stuffed Flounder
12. Baked Flounder With Vegetables
13. Smoked Salmon Jerky
14. Apple Cider-Cured Smoked Salmon
15. Basic Canned Fish
16. Basic Canned Fish
17. BBQ Trout
18. Teriyaki Trout
19. Grilled Whole Trout
20. Stuffed Trout
21. Planked Trout
22. Glazed Poached Salmon
24. Barbeque Salmon Steaks
25. Broiled Striped Bass
26. Striped Basstrami

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