July 16, 2011 Bolsa Chica
Iv been dieing to hit the grey light for some time. I called up my little brother at 6am picked him up on the water by 7. Conditions were perfect much better than monday.Air temp 70's, water 70+ deg, very clear, 1-2ft waves southern swell light-moderate. We were greeted with an anticipated super low tide
I wanted to try and find some corbs in a lagoon. I found this(pic from outside lookin in) Heres chris scopeing the lagoon
I found about a six sliders a slidin. I pinned on a SC in seconds im hit i swing and miss. Reload try to pull it right in from of him. 15 minutes later WHAMM!! Fish on and i know its big hes peelin line and im running down the beach with him. A few anglers down the beach begin to stare. It was almost a half hour fight. Before i landed this beast.
He fought till the bitter end. He measured up at 23' 1/2. My best by 8in. And it was a beast it felt heavy Heres the money shot
I was released to fight another day. I even did a River monster style revive before he swam off. AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We worked our way north i picked up a few of these models.
Then I switched the BH MORF grubs awsome have about 2 tails bit clean off. heres the first of many on the grub.
its about 10am before chris finally connects
then his first leo
then he pics up this slab
I luckily one upped him with this guy
then i connected with another bean a 15in model
then another slab
Fished all the way back to the car and picked up about 15 more BSP Another epic session out on our beautiful Socal beaches, Met up with fellow SCSF member's Fins up and mgatescujo(i think) nice meeting you guys lots of fun fishn with mark we found a great wide open spot. Today tackle: me: 7'6" Daiwa spinmatic UL 2/6# rated with Shimano AX B 1000 with 8# Berkely fire line to 7ft 12# Daiwa super mono shock leater to 3/8 bullet to #7 swivel to 10# Berkley Flourolcarbon to #6 Owener mosquito hook. Chris: 6'6" Berkley Cherry Wood medium fast (same as mine after that)
Todays totals Chris: 6 BSP (palm to 10in), 1 leo
Me: 2 Corbina 15in, 23 1/2in, 21 BSP (palm to 11in)