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5-27-04 - Looking out over Kenosha Harbor just before dusk.

The only fish I brought to shore were a few of these shad things...

5-28-04 - Payin' my dues at the harbor.

Waters Fished: Kenosha Harbor
Fish Caught: 0
Outing Date: 5-28-04
Weather: Pleasant
Air Temp: dropping to the upper 40's!
Water Temp: didn't take it
Water Level: HIGH
Water Color: stained, visibility about 1-2 feet
Fish Species: Nothing confirmed!
Pattern Fished: Kastmasters, Krocodiles & Cyclops
Pattern Color: Silvers but also whites and flourescent orange
Fishing Quality: Very Slow

So here's the deal...Chromeseeker and I were gonna perch fish...he had done well the night prior over at Gilson. But when he got there this Friday, while I was still in the office, he found nothing but muddy waters!

Thus I ended up going solo. I figured I'd hit Kenosha Harbor, toss some spoons and maybe get lucky. Got there around 7:30 and pretty much had the place to myself...2 other guys were working the sweet spot so I let them be.

There was plenty of bait around; the gulls were picking it off left and right. Mostly really small stuff, around 1-2". A smaller Kastmaster in silver and green brought me two hits, both missed, and that's about all I can say! Well, I did snag a number of these shadlike fish...maybe Menhadden?

10:00 the bite turned on, well, maybe not "the bite" but rather some fish started feeding on the surface. Can't say whether they were carp or the browns! By 10:30 PM I'd had my fill..snapped off a good amount of my line so I called it a night!


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