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Written By: Fishin’ James Guide Service, April 22, 2014
Location: Lake Amador,
With Berryessa and New Melones not producing well, I took my clients where the fishing is always good this time of year. Lake Amador. What was working well for me last week only produced 1 fish. A purple and pink Shasta Tackle wiggle hoochie.
Today's bait and presentations:
Trolled 6 rods at 1.5mph
Top lined 200' back a pink micro hoochie behind a small dodger. Worked best before 10am. Caught and lost the majority of the fish on top.
On the downrigger
top- used 3" grubs 100' back and 10-15' down. Only caught 3 on grubs. Supprising to me.
bottom- used Shasta Tackle pink flamingo wiggle hoochies 50' back and 25-30' down. Caught the larger fish on these later in the day.
All in all, a fairly successful day. We boated 16 fish with 6 over 5pounds. Must have lost at least a dozen more. And yes, guides make mistakes too. I knocked a nice one off with the net today/ Totally bummed about that one!!!Back To Reports
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