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Went out today. Suprised to see the gates actually going down. moss wasnt a issue either. Tried the fluke on a 1/2 oz red jighead with no luck. Might be my technique as i dont normally use a fluke. Switched it up to my 4 inch berkeley goby and i caught 5 small stripers. biggest being 15 inches.

Not gonna give up on the fluke tho probbly go out again tomorrow and saturday. Im expecting some storm wildeye gobys from bass pros. gonna see how they work out. Might try drifting too since the moss has eased up.

Was fishing the avenal cut off and huron area today
 

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went out today, started early around 5am. Started with the fluke caught 2 16 inchers. Had one that felt big went under the line with floating balls by the gates and snapped my line.

Then tried a shad hard jointed swim lure and caught 3 one which was 19.

All that before 630.

Decided to head to the eastern side of the duct and seems the fish are in the cooler shaded side in the morning. caught and released 13 stripers on anchovie. Ranged between 15-18.

Nothing but catch and release today basically because im not in the mood for fish.

Had fun, havent had this much action in a couple months. Especially in the huron/avenal area
 

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well im headed out tonight so well see how it goes if anyone has some advice id be more than willing to take them along to some spots that are a long walk that i can just drive to cause we farm next to it thanks
I don't fish bait so can't help you there but advise I give you is fish around the gates not open water more fish holding in those areas. I saw this guy doing really well with bait he would use a really small pinch on or flyline his bait only 12-15 feet out and walk along as his bait went down current he never got further that 50 yards befor he got a fish. Striper and catfish. I use flukes and LC128
 

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Two days before the last storm the was on , my brother and I went out after work and caught atleast 4 stripers each. Largest was 20 inches , almost as many fish the next day.Storm moved in and temp dropped bite stopped as well. Fished thursday cuaght 2 stripers in 15 minutes , yesterday caught one on the first cast before the rain ran me off.fishing the mendota canal with 3 inch shad swimbait slow and close to the bottom.
 

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The bite is ON !!! 10 landed and 2 lost in 40 minutes . Same old lure worked deep with a quick twich. My brother had 5 by the time I had to leave. All in the 14 to 17 inch size.
the bite has really picked up in the last week ,catching in areas that usally only hold a couple of fish and pulling them out in numbers now ,3 inch swim shad twitched near the shoreline and 5 to 10 feet down. now that I moved into the 21st century and have a cell phone as soon as I figure it out I,ll post more pics of the days action.
 

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went out yesterday after work in the huron area. Gates are down all the way. tried the side rails before the gates hooked on one but it was a feisty one and unhooked itself.

Went to the gates and as i said gates all the way down, used a 120LC blue and white with orange under the front. first cast hooked a 22 inch striper. 5 mins later got a 19 inch. Released both.

Water is still no boils. Casting up twards the gates and retrieving slow with a a jerk. 7ft abu spining reel combo with a 10 lb red color line.
 

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2 hours of fishing at the farm on the mendota aquaduct ,25 stripers caught and released .All fish were between 15 and 18 inches,16 of those fish came from one corner of the gates.that was on suday around noon .Hit the duct monday after work on Bird rd , no hits in 100 feet of shoreline until a school moved in , it was 5 fish one after another until the school left and the rain moved in.
 

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Fought a carp for 30 plus minutes on thursday , only to pull the hook out of its lip.used the same old swim shad . Fish surfaced 3 times and looked to be about 3 foot and 20 to 25 pounds , using 8 lb line with a 3 inch soft swim shad.gates are alllll the way up and the fish have moved away from the gates and are hanging out on the inside edge after the bends .caught 8 shakers today tossing upstream and twitching it back down all fish were close to the bank.
 
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