Where the hell are the sand eels for @#$%^ sake? Finding fresh sand eel bait which could allow us to hit these bass more consistently with light tackle seems to be impossible around here which makes no sense since we see them by the millions out on the water. I am actually thinking of trying to set up a part time summer job next year where I am the guy who goes and gets these things. If anyone wants to give me a quick heads up on how to gather them up in numbers I will do everything I can to get them if it does not take much of an initial investment which I hear that it does not. Or…. I will not do anything to harvest them and I/we will be in the same position next season.
I went out yesterday with my dad for a couple of hours to get out for a bit in between kiddo chaos and we hit the tide all wrong which I knew was going to be the case and when the tide picked up we stunk. In fact, everyone around us were useless on all of the rips around the point as far as we could see and what made it worse was that I could see fish cruisin from time to time ahead of the rip close enough for them to wink at me and say !@@## YIU and you artificial jigs, sluggos, yozuris, umbrella rigs, blah blah blah. I hated the fish yesterday and I hated working the steel with one rod in crystal clear water where even I thought “hey?, how the crap could a fish with a brain or even one without a brain hit this plastic and lead stuff in such shallow clear water?”
I know the lead and other stuff works and it is often our goto plan but yesterday while fishing in calm clear shallow water I was dying for some fresh bait.
Next item - Corduroy talked about using cat food to make his stuff happen in the Andes or wherever he reported lighting it up but I want to make it clear that using cat food for chum and/or bait is illegal in most nations according to the Geneva Convention including France so his reports are bogus as far as myself and the feds are concerned.
I am also very concerned about Corduroy’s brother Timmy as he seems about as pumped about fishing these days as I was last year when I was trying to find a way to make my grass grow greener without it being overgrown too much clover and other junk. Let’s go my man as like I always say “no fish guts no glory”!
The final week!!!!!!!!!!
Great line up of assorted teams and the field is open with some room for more challengers so let’s go all you bystanders!
I keep seeing people wearing our old t-shirts around town and even on the docks but where are these folks and their boats for the actual event? This is one day, once a year, and the only legit bass tourney in the area and so many people seem to just sit on the sidelines and talk about fishing for this and that without jumping in on what is so much more than just another great day fishing. I do not want to see another guy wearing one of our shirts on the docks without knowing that they are at least thinking about getting into the competition this year (well, I actually always like to see the shirts out and about so keep up the good work all of you t-shirt wearing boat guys who are too afraid or busy or whatever it is to fish the tourney for one day when you are probably going to be out anyhow or if not you know that you should be).
Before I go any further with calling out the grandstanders I want to give a huge shout out this year to the Brewster Fire Dept. Teams and their involvement and eagerness to compete. We are looking once again like we will be hovering around 20 boats which is totally cool as this field makes it once again “anyone’s game”.
I please ask all teams to take photos of their day and catch’s for our website and take video footage for our site as well so we can expand our exposure of those of you who are a part of our headhunt team. Harwich’s Channel 18 will also be at the weigh in.
It is time to step it up you sideliners and “yah yah” guys and unless you are fishing the monster shark tourney next weekend and unless you do not striper fish you should be in the Headhunt. I actually could seriously care less about too much involvement but I also just want as many boats as possible to have fun with us and more importantly have the opportunity to compete with us in this year’s event.
Our team that is coming down from Plymouth has their crew so eager to win this thing that they are willing to sell their souls to the KGB for inside secrets.
The Boston Team with Capt. Seamus and the Jailbreak are running in circles trying to find a way to cut down their lists for the Team Powe victory duck boat parade.
Rob and his Escape Landscape crew have been laying low but his recent eagerness and confidence reminded me of Brett Favre when he signed with the Jets.
The Hedmark boyz also have a gleam in their eyes which is great to see and last but not least the dreaded “old school” boys and maybe girls are puffing up with O’Brien and Hatch wanting this year’s prize more than any of their previous Headhunt victories.
And corduroy corduroy corduroy come come out come out wherever you are and show your face this week in town and get your brother in the game.
We are planning on fishing tomorrow in the rain so wish us luck or not and I will understand.