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Scott M

Shiner2367 goes daylight catting

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Shiner2367 came out last evening to see if the cats would come out to play before the spawn, and he managed to find the hot rod.

Here's a little sampling:

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Shiner finds the flats active, boating a fish in the first 5 minutes.

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By the end of the excursion (he's an early riser so he finished before the sun set), he had 3 in the boat

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Everyone in the boat soon had a fish, so to keep the mojo I demanded a picture with him.

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He's a giver, so he contributed to the bait stash. Here's a beautiful mooneye. His next challenge is to get one on a fly.

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Finally tally, 6 flats, 1 mooneye, 3 channels, 3 sheephead. EC30_06 is the king of the sheephead for the night.

Thanks for taking us out Ed and thanks for coming down Nate!

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Thanks Scott for finally getting me on the river to chase cats and Eddie, thanks for the expertise and for taking us out in your boat. It was quite a different experience as I spend most of my time chasing fish with the fly rod. Those flats sure put up a good fight, can't imagine what a 40 lber. feels like!!

Thanks again for taking me out and introducing me to catting, next time I'll make sure I don't have to work the next morning so I can get the full experience.

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Congrats on your first flats! I don't think you missed much Gordie, I think the big girls are nesting , 6 small ones in the boat for me last night, and thats pretty much what I heard from everyone, except one mid 30's last night.

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