Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

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Jay Daniel
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Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Jay Daniel » October 25th, 2015, 9:52 pm

Bait: 6-8" gizz
Weather: Mostly Cloudy winds light and variable
Water: 64 stained
Technique: 4 downrods 4 planers
Time: 4-6pm


I havn't fished this place in about 4 years, its a small lake but has been stocked with striper in the past couple of years. This trip was to be a bait run for a trip to Buggs on Friday but turned into a short fishing trip as well to try and get the skunk off the boat from yesterday.

Made bait pretty easy as usual, this place holds any size gizzard you could want and its loaded. This why I travel 45 minutes out of the way to get it here as opposed to getting it on Buggs.

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Pulled up to a spot we have had success at before and deployed baits. All action came on planers today, had several boards go for a ride but no hookups. Around 5pm wind ceased and large bait pods were on the surface. Finally inside planer board goes backwards and this time got hooked up.

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After this fish I was ready to go after the haul yesterday I was beat and I just needed a quick pick me up to restore the confidence.

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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Shawn McNew » October 25th, 2015, 10:10 pm

Interesting post. Never heard of this lake. Probably like Georgia's High Falls or Goat Rock...unknown, but have striper in them for some reason.
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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by will hackney » October 25th, 2015, 11:03 pm

Cool deal. Totally new waters to add to the soup. Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Mike Ward » October 26th, 2015, 9:00 am

Nice..... where is that lake located in VA? Cool to hear of new striper waters!
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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Jay Daniel » October 26th, 2015, 11:36 am

About 45 minutes southwest of Richmond, actually closer than Buggs is for me. Used to be a great lake 15 years ago several citations caught. Stocking efforts slowed over the past few years though. Its like fishing a large river compared to Buggs island.

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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Mike Werner » October 26th, 2015, 12:29 pm

I hadn't heard of that one either. Nice report.

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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Dustin Pate » October 26th, 2015, 2:24 pm

That is very nice! Heck of a bait shot!

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Re: Lake Chesdin 10/25/15

Post by Steve Hightower » October 26th, 2015, 6:19 pm

Congrats man! I love that bait pic.
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