Today I had group of fisherman that wanted to catch trout and where not afraid of the high winds and bad weather so of course I said lets go do it!
We loaded up the Skeeter with plenty live shrimp and headed out at daybreak, we made the slow bumpy boat ride south and when we got to our first spot the Trout started coming in right away but lots of small trout so we made a short move further south and it was on , trout coming in nearly every cast on shrimp under a cork and also on Carolina rigged shrimp. We iced down about nice 25 keepers and threw back another 40 or so undersized fish then the tide went slack and our bite shut down.
Patience was they key today because when the tide started moving again we found ourselves in the middle of a Trout feeding frenzy, as quick as I could bait their lines they had a fish coming into the boat but with a big storm bearing down on us we played it safe and headed in around 11:45. It's hard to convince a boat load of fisherman to leave when the Trout bite is on literally every cast but they all agreed to play it safe and call it a day ( after a little arm twisting).
Live Shrimp was the key to success today, tons of undersized trout out there today but the guys had no problem reeling those in too while filling up the Yeti.
Capt. Chris Venable