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  • Birthday 08/05/1971

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    Lansing, NY
  • Home Port
    Cayuga Lake/Long Point & Ontario/Fairhaven
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    Master Baiter I & Pirates Life

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    Cayuga Cayuga 12/5

    Nice catch! Lake level looks to be dropping quick, down about 7-8" in the last week to ~382.5 as of today so you should be good for Taughannock. I have not been on the water since September, deer season wrapped up now so the Lund will be hitting the water in the next couple weeks. I will keep you updated as you know how much I love the next 3 months of winter fishing. Take care and good luck out there!
  5. Was out there Sunday 5:30-11 am. Went 4/4. Laker, coho, 2 steel. Had 9 rods running. Ran in 80 out to 250 fow. All fish caught were down in the 40-60 ft range where there was a temp break at about 40-45 ft down.
  6. I dropped my 24’ Trophy in last weekend and the 2 weekends prior launched my 19’ Lund there. No issues. Keep trim up a bit from ramp to channel exit and you’ll be fine. Doc
  7. Great report, I was looking for you out there. Surface water temp dropped and minimal 'colored' water led to a swing and a miss for us on the browns and salmon, targeted the top of the water column in the skinny water with a 9 rod spread. Picked up two chunker lakers, 8 & 9 lbs in 11 fow, full of bait fish, spitting up perch.
  8. Bought 2 new Scotty riggers a few months back. Free shipping, quick. From jersey to me in 2 days. Happy with their service. Doc
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    Cayuga Casting Cayuga

    Close to bottom as possible, but not on it. Doc
  10. Run them with keel sinkers, about 10 ft floro leader 8lb test on Cayuga, 1/4-5/8oz depending on the side of the boat, heavier weight on the outside to get just a bit deeper, lighter on the inside to not get hung up on the bottom in the skinny water. The flies themselves are not weighted. I tie my own. They run anywhere from 2.5-5 ft below the surface. I have run them with no weight in front of them and have caught fish. I use the weight to give myself piece of mind that they stay below the surface. Landlocks absolutely love them, but all trout species will chew on them. Just like you I remember pulling jigs!!! Back 20 years ago in my Dad's 12ft aluminum on some cold January-March days, a 12' noodle rod out one side, another one out the back and me holding a 10' noodle out the other jigging it as we trolled with the 7.5 hp Merc. Spinning reels spooled with 4lb test. We would crush the salmon. Good times. Things have evolved, the streamers are the same concept as the jigs, just a little different approach.
  11. Strong fish despite the water temp, one of them jumped twice and one other took 4 leaps out of the water.
  12. Definitely slowed down over the last couple weeks. Only 5/6 today. Nothing like it was during mid February. Such is fishing. Still in top 3 foot. Ran an 8 rod spread. Flies, UV green and yellow were best. Got this old feller out today and took em home for the grill. Doc
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