May 13, 2009 Jan Bera Bass Trip

Maybe I am pushing the live bunker a little to early. I can’t help think that the bass would eat the live ones if they see it, water temp is good, winds are right but the bass don think so. So when Jan, Tom, Rich and Noodles wanted to go striper fishing it was another easy decision for me. 2 Tanks full of live ones and off we went. Poking fun at some of the equipment they brought along, I could only wait until the first fish were hooked. Nooldles finally put a nice 23lber in the boat well into the trip. A few blues here and there a few bass bites and then it died. Rich picked another nice fish on the troll and then it was over, stayed out long in hopes of the fish turning on which never did. Thick fog and cold air temps did not damped this crew and they fished hard throughout the day. At the trips end we had only 2 bass to show for all their effort, and they did not get many chances either!!! Last week at this time I was chomping at the bit, looking foward to the bass bite, it will come, I just don’t know when…………..

About Erwin Heinrich

Captain Erwin Heinrich is a United States Coast Guard licensed Captain, and has been fishing the waters of the New York Bight area and Atlantic canyons for over 40 years.