Monday, May 24, 2010
Today I had the pleasure of guiding Scott Seidenstricker and Andrew Havens of Reno, Nevada on a pig hunt. These 2 guys are no strangers to Outdoor Adventures and have shared many good hunts with us over the years. On this trip they were searching for some small pigs to throw on a spit and cook hawaiian luau style. We found a couple pigs that fit the bill and they made quick work of them. It was a fun hunt with a couple of great guys, and I look forward to them returning for another pig hunt some time in June.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Today we fished Rick Mitchum Jr. and 3 of his good friends. We started at 10:00 AM and fished until 5:00 PM. At the end of the trip we had boated roughly 30 stripers with only 6 being keepers in the 4-8 pound range. We had alot of fun and shared many good B.S. stories. Another great day on the water with plenty of action. The only down fall to the trips was I left the camera at home, but oh well.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Today we fished Ken Wilson and crew. We started out at Ward's landing and fished all of the way down to the old Tisdale boat ramp. Almost every spot that we stopped had fish. however, there were alot of shakers today. We ended up catching 25-30 fish throughout the day but only landed 4 keepers, and lost 4 keeper sized fish at the boat. The action was steady, but the little ones seemed to beat the bigger ones to the bait. All in all it was a fun day on the water with a great group of guys.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Today we fished Bob, Cora, and Bobby Bill from Colusa as well as Bill Karr the editor of Western Outdoor News. The day started off slow as Bill Karr was 30 minutes late to the boat ramp. Once we got Bill in the boat we began working our way downstream finding a fish here and there. We found a nice group of fish just above Meridian and another around the Peacock hole. We then continued down as far as the old Tisdale boat ramp finding action nearly every where we went. The fishing was not fast and furious as the fish seemed to be spread out. We ended the day at 11:00 AM having boated roughly 20 keeper stripers. The 10 fish that we kept were in the 4-12 pound range. Another great day on the water, with some great anglers.
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Today I had the pleasure of guiding Greg and Reg Jensen, from Roseville, California. We were up in the hills at first light and it did not take us long to find our intended quary. The first pig that we saw was a lone boar that gave us the slip, but we connected on the next group of pigs that we saw. There were a total of 6-8 pigs in the group. They had crossed a road in front us and we began our stalk. We got to within 30-40 yards of them and could see them in the brush but could not get a good shot. Then all of the sudden they came out into the roadway and offered a moving shot. Greg was the first to fire narrowly missing a sow that was roughly 150 pounds, while Reg laid the hammer down on a 140 pound sow making a exellent running shot at 100 yards. We saw some other pigs but were unable to make a play on them before they bedded down for the day. Another great hunt with a couple more satisfied hunters.
Saturday, May 8, 2010
This afternoon we fished Dan Todd and his girlfriend's son Cam. We started out drifting minnows and then switched to rubber worms as night fell. We landed 8 nice fish on the minnows and another 5 on rubber worms right before dark. The biggest fish caught today was a 20 pound hen caught by Cam, that was quickly released after the photo.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Today we fished Dan Todd, Joe Vanovich, and Leo Batle. We started the day off throwing the rubber worm but the only thing biting it today were shakers. We boated 10 undersize fish and had 1 big fish on that eventually broke off. We then switched to drifting live minnows and found a school of fish to work over. We landed 15-20 fish on the minnows and 12 of them were nice sized keepers. Another good day on the water and we were back at the ramp by 11:00 AM.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Today we fished the boys from Senco Pipelines. Dave and Braden Schrader along with Don Drexel managed to boat 15-20 stripers this morning on rubber worms and minnows. The worm bite started off strong and ended quickly with all of the boat trafic. Once the bite shut off we tied off to a snag and fished live minnows, which produced several quality fish. All in all a good day on the water even with the 25-30 MPH winds that made things a bit rough.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Today we fished Bobby and Cora Bill from Colusa, California. We launched the boat at 5:00 AM and had four nice fish in the box by 6:00 AM. Again the boat pressure shut of the worm bite so we headed down stream in search of a fresh school of fish. We got into the fish drifting minnows around Ward's Landing and managed to catch another 15-20 striper, with two of them being hen's in the 12-15 pound range that were released to fight another day. Another good day on the water except that we forgot the camera in the office, so sorry for the lack of pictures today.
Monday, May 3, 2010
Today we fished Brett and Gina from Yreka, California. We were on the water by 5:00 AM, and had boated 15 keeper stripers by 5:30 AM. The fishing was as good as it gets for about an hour on rubber worms before the boat traffic shut off the bite. Once they quit biting the worm we switched to bait and minnows, and ended up catching 10 more fish. It was a greta day on the water with alot of action, and Brett and Gina took home some good eating filets.