'Gosas, Flatties, Puffers, and Bugs
Today in the shop, we received a shipment that had us feeling like we won a tournament. Shimano was able to get us a shipment of Saragosa spinning reels. We have in stock 8000, 10000 and 14000 size available. We also have one 6000 size, and it is only available in the shop.
Yesterday we had good reports of fluke being caught. Especially off the surf. Do I really need to say what they were caught on AGAIN? Ok fine, I guess I am just here to entertain you. Jigs and Gulp! Are you happy now? Am I just an organ grinder’s monkey to you all?
The crabbing has been good on the local docks. Bunker has been the bait of choice, and the crab are chewing. We have all the supplies you need for crabbing in the shop, including castable crab traps.
The anglers fishing the bay have been doing well on blowfish. Anchoring and chumming with clam chum does the trick to attracting these tasty bait stealers. For bait, you can use clam, squid, and/or Fishbites.
We got the following message a couple days ago from Tom Quintenz. After he had the shark identified by a local biologist, we are sharing his story and pictures here. In Tom’s own words:
I am so happy that the AC is fixed, I am going to give Ray another day of reprieve in the fishing report. Blackcloud Bob, on the other hand…
Yesterday Bob was unable to do epoxy on rods because of the insects that were infesting his area. (He built handles instead.) He said the insects were an swarm. The way he tells the story, it seems like it happened this way: