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Lake: Brush Hollow Reservoir
Fish: Bluegill

Fun Yak day

Post By: SGM      Posted: 7/25/2018 1:28:48 PM     Points: 5754    
Took the yak out for a spin this morning and had a ball catching small gills and a few bass too. Most of the gills ran 5-6 inches with some smaller and a few bigger. Bass ran 3 to 10 inches and one at 15.5 inches. Just a simple 1/16 oz jig head and part of a crawler. Only 2 other guys fishing both in belly boats. Was nice early but about 1100 the wind picked up and started to swirel so it was time to leave. Fish you want a place to take the kids for some bluegill action Brush might be the spot.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Jul. 25, 6:12:26 PM     Points: 22056    
Sounds like fun Russ! Sure beats working. Ive thought about asking you if you want to meet there sometime. Not sure how long the drive is from here.
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: Jul. 25, 6:49:16 PM     Points: 1312    
...how do you fish upside down in a yak??? Lol

Sounds like a fun trip! Ski
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Jul. 25, 7:47:46 PM     Points: 5754    
Bron, it is about 3 hours from your place. Fun place to fish but for a trip that long there are better places to go.

Ski, it is easier to see the fish that way. Just need to be able to hold your breath for a long time.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Jul. 25, 7:58:27 PM     Points: 22056    
Maybe if we camped there a spring break trip?
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: Jul. 26, 9:01:53 AM     Points: 653    
I want to see the 3" bass! Bet that bad boy was a drag screamer!!!

Sounds like a good time!
 Reply by: Pathway      Posted: Jul. 27, 8:07:02 AM     Points: 528    
Looks like you're fishing in Australia.
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Jul. 27, 8:27:44 AM     Points: 5754    
YD, I should have taken a photo for smallest fish award.

Pathway, more of a challange that way.

Bron, no camping at Brush Hollow so we will need to look at other options.
 Reply by: aquez      Posted: Jul. 29, 8:48:03 AM     Points: 195    
Sounds like a good time. How was the water level? Can you still launch a boat from the boat ramp?
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Jul. 29, 10:02:07 AM     Points: 5754    
Aqueous, water level is low but the launch ramp is still good to use.