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Old 10-08-2013, 09:05 PM
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Rain and wind was the story of the day, but that didn't deter me from fishing. Protected from the elements in my rain gear, my GoPro in its waterproof housing, I set out with my 8 wt St. Croix Triumph to conquer the mighty striped bass. I launched two hours ahead of high tide and had my first fish 15 minutes later. Dragging a size 1/0 white/olive/black Clouser I picked up six fish, including one herring, before the bite died at slack tide. Once the tide started moving again I found a nice rip loaded with schoolies and started to slay them one right after another. No legal fish today but I had the water to myself and a boatload of fun on the fly rod. Watch the video
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Looks like a really fun day on the water, congrats!

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Great stuff. Does your boat have a reverse? Thanks
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Theoretically I can pull the Mirage Drive and reverse it, but it's a heck of a lot easier to just pick up the paddle.
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