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Does anybody have any luck trolling around 7&9 mi during the daytime this time of year.

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Lindy Lee

Went out to the flats last Sat. caught a personal best

27 3/4" trolling a Rapala TD 11 in 30 FOW at 1:30 in the afternoon. Only got out for 2 hours and that was the only fish caught. Wish I would have had someone with me to take a picture.

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Labby

Did well on the mud Thursday pulling reef runners

8 fish four in the slot 4 over. Biggest 27.

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What time of the day were you out there? We fished from 8:30 am till around 11:00 caught 1 10" eye didnt see any bait or fish in the area we trolled. Was that you that came all the way from the S and trolled N btwn 7&9 all the way to at least 8 mi? 1 other boat started around 7mi & headed south. Had my worst day on Mille this year. Good to hear you did OK. I was going to give up trolling (daytime)on Mille. You might have changed my mind if it was just a timing thing. Went over to Farm Island with redtails and had a real good time!!

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