11/10/16 Cat Bugs not good for me.

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bitesomthing

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Jul 13, 2003
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chris
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always upgrading
took the kid out last night and ran to cat on a beautiful ride over to the island. Second guessed my plan and Stopped at a old spot i used to hoop a lot and had much success in the past. Well its been a while since last time i was hooping.. Well after last night i realized i suck at this lobster thing.. we had 35 shorts and all the eels and Horn sharks we wanted. NOT A SINGLE KEEPER!!!!!!! I didnt think anyone could fail at Cat. WELL I DID.
Weather was great
company was good
lobstering sucked ( For ME )
eel hunting was on fire...
 
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FloMar

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Apr 28, 2004
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John Collar
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Parker 2320
took the kid out last night and ran to cat on a beautiful ride over to the island. Second guessed my plan and Stopped at a old spot i used to hoop a lot and had much success in the past. Well its been a while since last time i was hooping.. Well after last night i realized i suck at this lobster thing.. we had 35 shorts and all the eels and Horn sharks we wanted. NOT A SINGLE KEEPER!!!!!!! I didnt think anyone could fail at Cat. WELL I DID.
Weather was great
company was good
lobstering sucked ( For ME )
eel hunting was on fire...

Breathe deep Chris . . . sometimes this stuff happens.
More then happy to help you and your son get some lobsters, lemme know.
 
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invictus

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May 26, 2006
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Jason
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Was tough Sunday as well for us, current and conditions weren't ideal. Lotsa shorts in tight/shallow.


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mullet

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Jan 10, 2006
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Brookings Oregon
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mike
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19"Gregor
Fast forward 5 years......
"We hooped shallower last night (375 ft) and only got a couple legals. My buddy hooping 600 ft got limits".
Exactly.20 years ago all you had to do was mosy out to the breakwall to hoop.It wasn't about who got limits it was about who got done first.
 
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talltale

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Feb 20, 2008
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chris
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23.5 trophy "Tonetta T"
Fast forward 20 years: Showing my great grandson pics of california lobsters last night. "We used to catch these off the coast. All gone now"
 
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plj46

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Jan 7, 2008
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john
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Don't know what the problem is,i read here somewhere this is the best fishing we've ever had :-)
 
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apogee

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Apogee..
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I get all my bugs in 45' of water...Ap
 
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flyinverted

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    Steve
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    Trojan F32
    I've been on 3 trips to cat this season. All 3 had limits for 6-7 people. 35-125 feet. Very few empty nets, a lot of shorts which means CHANGING the bait. Like a sardine not being hit on an active bite, change out your bait. Curious to what bait you were using.
     
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