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Old 10-19-2011, 09:24 PM
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Salty shrimp

Gonna hit up San Diego again in one month, Gonna see if these patterns i tied today will work.

When I was out there last people were using Ghost shrimp and it was like crack to the fish, Lets see if these imitators will work


And here is the real thing

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Old 10-19-2011, 09:43 PM
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When you fish San Diego, how do you fish? Shore or boat? I am planning on posting a thread looking for some advice since I will be in San Diego over Veterans Day. I won't have access to a boat, but I was planning on fishing from Mission Bay.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:55 PM
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When you fish San Diego, how do you fish? Shore or boat? I am planning on posting a thread looking for some advice since I will be in San Diego over Veterans Day. I won't have access to a boat, but I was planning on fishing from Mission Bay.
I fish the piers, if you are on a pier you do not need a license.

if you go out on a pier, find a pot about 15-20' deep, cast off and the tide will drag in your fly, just like nymphing, use an indicator and all, when you have a fish close to the pier legs, hand line it in, or if its too big run off the pier and pull him in.

But same deal with fishing rocks, just make sure you are not fishing cover, I like the sand bars on the outside of the weed beds, those usually produce decent sized halibut, turbot, calico bass, and lizard fish.

Most people on the piers will also have a rope gaf, or even crab nets that they pull their fish in with and if you hook up they will usually help you out. give all you mackerel or small fish you dont want to the Chinese and Filipinos, after that they will always lend a hand
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:14 PM
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The picture you have of the real thing looks a lot like what we bought called Mud Shrimp when I used to fish San Pablo Bay for Sturgeon, just a little different color



The body on the Mud Shrimp is very floppy and soft.
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:14 PM
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Very Nice Kyle. I know that a lot of Nick Curcione's (sp) patterns work quite well on the local Salt water there.
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Old 10-20-2011, 04:12 PM
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****' I'd eat one of those, looks like a good pattern.
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Old 10-20-2011, 04:38 PM
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Mudbug, they are the same animal and they are about 3-6" long. I think any shrimp pattern would work. We used to slam the surf perch in half moon bay on small shrimp patterns
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