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brknrn

El Salto Report w/ Pics

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What an awesome trip. I am not much of a writer and words wouldn't do it justice anyway.

The top 4 fish were 11 lb 12 oz. 11 lb 2 oz, 10 lb 9 oz, and 10lb 2 oz. A total of 4 9's and So many 8's and 7's we lost track!

I don't want Dietz to pick on me so here are some pics.

11 lbs. 12 oz.

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11 lbs. 2 oz.

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10 lbs. 9 oz.

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10 lbs. 2 oz.

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9 lbs. 9 oz. and 9 lbs. 6 oz.

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Awesome pics! No H1N1 down there I hope smile Congrats on a great trip. I wish my wife would be up for something like that.

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And I thought 58 degrees and 2 pound bass was a fun day on Saturday. I feel like a fool now!!

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What kind of gear were you using for those little piggy's..?

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Carolina rigs in 15-25 feet of water. 10" Black and Blue worms and 8" watermelon/red lizards. I used a Flipping stick and she used a 6'6" MH Baitcasting rod.

Her first fish ever on a baitcasting rod was 9 lbs 11 oz!! (It's now her Rod & Reel..lol)

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OMG... awesome!

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And to think, for a minute you considered not going...

Nice, thanks for the pics.

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He isn't even wearing one of those funny little white masks!!! He did get the pig flu,,, several of em,,, great pics.

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What outfitter did you use? Correct me if I'm wrong, but those look like spawned out, just starting to feed up fish too! That's amazing!!

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He isn't even wearing one of those funny little white masks!!! He did get the pig flu,,, several of em,,, great pics.

Thanks Capt- that made me laugh!!!

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We used Angler's Inn. Although it is more expensive than some of the others, it is a first class operation.

I think the spawn down there is closer to February but I am not sure.

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brknrn,

Do you have a ballpark price per person on a trip like that?

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All I can say is 'Sham'-'Wow'!

Very nice bass and thanks for sharing. smile

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Looks like I'll have to add a trip to El Salto to the "when I win the lottery" list.

Sweet pictures man, thank you for sharing

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Approximate cost per person was 2,200 including airfare. There are other outfitters nearby that you could do for 1,500 to 1,600 easily. We fished for 3.5 days.

We towed the boat to Texas last month and spent almost $1000 per person. In Texas we caught around 15-20 fish and our biggest fish was 6 lbs 6 oz.

Trips are all inclusive - Guide, lodging, meals, open bar, transportation to and from airport, etc. You can even use their rods and reels if you would like. Bring your own tackle.

The water is so low now (it must be down 25-30 feet) that they are thinking June and July might end up being some of the best months ever. Rainy season starts sometime in July.

If you were ever going to take the wife fishing this is the place to do it. I never had to lift a finger to help her re-tie, get unsnagged, get backlashes out, etc. On second thought I guess it was time consuming having her with...I had to take ALOT of pictures!

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nice pics!

p.s. looks like we have yet another sledneck! lol

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nice pics!

p.s. looks like we have yet another sledneck! lol

If you are implying that I never smile for pictures, that is also a Major complaint from the wife. LOL

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