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Guys/Gals,

Went to the Tank last night for my very first time. Choptank Rocks! :) Lots of good P&S company around too! ;)Nice to finally meet Tony G, Surfman, and HappyPappy for the first time. Always good to see FL Fisherman and and Husky again. If I left anyone out, I appologize as there was lots of new faces to meet.

I ended up fighting rays all night until my arms got sore. A couple of large croakers and a catfish topped it off for me.

Although no one landed any stripers, the guys live lining had some really hard hits and lost a couple large stripers minutes into the fight.

They even cooked hotdogs for everyone!

Good fun for all! We have to do this more often. ;)

Lesson learned - Use a long 50# test shocker and have a pier net handy! You never know what will be in store!
 

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Makes Matapeake look like a kid's pier!
 

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Its even better in the Fall with Trout on cutbait and Rockfish on lures and live fish.It was alot more crowed than I thought.I don't fish it as mutch during the summer;I fish there more during the Fall.I wasn't intending to stay too long but it was fun.Husky I will clean your fish but you'll have to get them :p.I hate croakers :rolleyes: :p ,but my buddies will take them.If you did that to me with Blues I wouldn't mind so mutch.
 

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Sandcrab, Papppy....What time in the evening was the most productive and what was the tide doing? I'd like to enter the info in my Tank log book. Thanks guys.

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catman- We missed it and we should of been there,I do have a 36"pier net,I'm going to invest in a Fish-n-Mate jr.should have it buy the time of the get togther on the Tank,might be there early morning before the tide change.Hopefully the Blues will be in at that time. :rolleyes: :cool:
 

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Yeah glad to see everyone too. Hope to meet up with ya again on the 21st of june. I only caught 3 large croaker and a few oyster toads. Passed em up to TonyG. Now Happypappy you got suckered with Husky's croaker. I tell you what if he doesn't pick em up, I know where he lives so we will let them sit outside in the sun for a few days and bring em to him an put them in his tires on his car. :eek: ;) I bet he would never do it again :p
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J/k husky :D
 

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Monday morning, and all I can think about is going fishing!!!!!! Friday night was a blast and the rain held off until about 8:00 Sunday morning. My first time fishing the Tank, and I must say that the people and the fishing was great (fishing was almost great). If it wasn't for a white perch I would have to change my name to "Skunk"! I think I may have slept too much. Sandcrap, FL Fisherman, and HappyPappy were just a few that I met. Can't wait to do it again... By the way when did stripers get wings, sharp barb tail, and turn brown?
 

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Uh, if you never actually see the wings, then its fun to claim it was a stiper. :D
Did you see the "striper" that bent my rod into a circle hook (like the uglys stick advertisements)? I was sure my rod was gonna snap. My wrist still hurts from that striper. Must have been like 50 inches! ;) ;)
 

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Husky,

I have to remember that one - If you don't see the wings..." :D

Good time was had by everyone. ;)

Next time I go I will have a pier net and make sure ALL my setups have long shock leaders. :) 15 lb test just didn't cut it with the rays...

I don't care what anyone says - Next time I bring out the big boy setups! No more Mr. Nice Guy.
 

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Thats right Sandcrab don't let them talk you out of it! On my live liners got 80lb spiderwire. Bring on the pylons!!! :D
 

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Jason,

The sound of "Ping" to your line is not a nice sound - especially when Mr Rock is on the line. ;) The fish at the Tank sure know how to use the pylons to break you off.

Enjoyed fishing the Tank with everyone - However, due to my upcoming move into my new house, I will not be fishing until well into July. :(

Catch some for me! :D
 

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SurfMan What are you tring to say. :D

Sandcrab sorry to hear that because MR StingRay was talking about going the 21st.
I had alot of Fun and it was nice meeting all of you Sandcrab,HaPPyPapPy,FL FISHERMAN and HuskyMD Hope to do it again soon.
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You better pick up your Croaker :rolleyes: or I'll put a 5 gallon pale of Bluefish in your car :rolleyes: :p .It was nice meeting you guys next time Im down there I'll bring tons of peelers.We might hook into a Black Drum;they're down there I might put that in Huskys car :p
 

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lol :D
 
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