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The Hawg Forum / Winni tommorrow
« on: May 08, 2018, 06:19:41 PM »
Need to find some big green fish for Saturday.  0 for 4 so far. Sucked it up on Cob. Last chance for me until June. :hmm:

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Epic afternoon on GP yesterday afternoon. Smallies were on fire. 3 of us fishing, easy 100 plus in 4 hours of fishing. No clue how many. Tripled and doubled up many many times. Best 7 fish close to 28 pounds. Most coming on slow rolled swimbaits. Pike, Crappie, white perch all bonus fish.
Went back today, we decided to count. It was much slower. Fished 8 hours fishing deep early and going back to shallow swim baits later. 106 smallies.
Just 5 days earlier, tournament day, where were these fish. Lol Like night and day......I told my partner they would come. They did.
Great Pond is awesome.


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The Hawg Forum / For Joe
« on: April 24, 2018, 05:22:47 PM »
Lovewell this morning

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The Hawg Forum / Spring tournament season
« on: April 18, 2018, 04:12:28 PM »
Starts for me Saturday  ;D  Candlewood, Mousam, Great Pond, Cobbossee, Winni in next few weekends. Good thing we'll have a few weeks off after that. Jerk bait is going to wear me out.
Spent the day transitioning from an Okeechobee boat ready for New Engand prespawn mixed bags.

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The Hawg Forum / Jack Hammer
« on: April 11, 2018, 05:58:28 PM »
$15 for a chatterbait have to admit I bought some. Do I need an INTERVENTION? They were on sale. Lol


I made one prototype for fishing letdowns and bushes....flat eye arkie with fiber guard. Went through the wood and caught some nice ones......before I did lose it. Glad it wasn't 15 bucks!


Made an order when I got home on Sunday with LPO....got my order today. Will have a few dozen next trip out.

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The Hawg Forum / Candlewood opening day
« on: February 06, 2018, 05:19:53 PM »
Does anyone know when in April it starts this year? It used to be 3rd Saturday .....Not sure

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The Hawg Forum / On the brink
« on: October 26, 2017, 09:36:03 PM »
Of the best month of smallie fishing. Keep your boats wet  8)

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The Hawg Forum / Broke a big fish drought
« on: October 13, 2017, 06:15:21 PM »
Struggled this season with big fish..... finally breaking the 5 pound mark earning lunker with a 5.74 at the NEPVA tournament. A few days later a near twin on a different lake
Caught this one in 27 foot of water "video" fishing.  I have some success with dropping on smallies but this is among the very few largemouth that I have successfully dropped on.

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The Hawg Forum / Glad I rode my John Deere today
« on: July 01, 2017, 08:05:30 PM »
I was kicking myself for not getting up early and fished today. Opted for yard work instead. By noon I was stretched with sweat, got a lot done. Quit....
Got out of the shower to wind horizontal rain and STATIC. Facebook is full of pictures like this one from Sebago Lake



Of course Sebago is the lake I drive by when I go fishing 😎

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The Hawg Forum / Attempted robbery
« on: May 31, 2017, 12:38:32 PM »
Yesterday during my shortened trip up country in my annual quest for a 4lb brookie on a fly I was attacked. Hooked a fair salmon 15-16 inches; it was flying around like salmon do when a pair of thieves working together attacked my fish. My drag screams (like  it would for a 4lb brookie) and then stops. Thinking it broke off instead reel in a almost dead salmon with beak marks.
I had heard of loons doing this[size=78%] but first time as a witness/victim. Released the fish.....choke on this I said to the loon. It took it a while but watched it swallow it whole. Then the pair took position waiting for more.[/size] :facepalm:

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Fishing Photos Forum / A little crowded
« on: May 10, 2017, 03:03:14 PM »

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The Hawg Forum / Walter!
« on: May 04, 2017, 08:40:52 PM »
This beast had a hook in its jaw with what looked to be 30 lb test. My Lucky Craft slender pointer dodged a bullet. Will need a few new trebles.



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Northeast U.S. Fishing Reports / Brown bass
« on: April 27, 2017, 09:51:20 PM »
I need 7 like this one Saturday.





Drop shotted today. Never retied. Swung fish into the boat. Had a wind knot in the leader. Never losted a fish. Weird gloomy all day fog on Great Pond. Couldn't see shore most of the day.

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Sunday's results would have been epic. 3 brook trout in the 2lb plus class and a togue  (lake trout) over 5lbs. Bright bluebird sky light and variable winds water warming to 46. 10 fish limit on Mousam 4 trout 4 bass for the loss. No one had a limit ....1 team with 9, 2 teams with 8. We did better on Damariscotta with 7 for 20.66 and a 2cnd. So finished in the black for the weekend. Jerked all weekend expect to do that again on Great Pond, Saturday. Reports that it is on fire. Can't wait.

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Fishing Photos Forum / Last night's sunset....check out cloud on left
« on: March 03, 2017, 08:31:18 PM »
Eagle with a fish?


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