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OK gang, don't give up on the Saturday bite even when the boats are running wild and its the middle of the day. I often turn to the deeper bite in 25 to 32 feet and slowly work marks, work slowly just as when a cold front hits. These bites are so subtle (unless a channel cat hits as they have been)you need light line and a very sensitive pole to catch these fish. The challenge is to keep in the same spot with the waves. This approach calls for either a rig or jig w/livebait. It is also a must to be confident that the eyes are down there or this slow approach can feel like slow death... Also I've been south of the Kinni in all but one of the last five trips.

Keep Catchin'


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