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5-09-03 - The Waukegan discharge definitely contained some fish this evening.

5-09-03 - A quick trip to the big pond produced a big smallmouth for the woman in our group!

Rivers Fished: Lake Michigan (Waukegan Discharge and North Pier).
Fish Caught: 1 (not by me)
Outing Date: 5-9-03
Weather: Cloudy
Air Temp: 70's
Water Temp: ?? - haven't replaced the thermometer yet.
Water Level: N/A
Water Color: Blue & Cloudy
Fish Species: None
Pattern Fished: MP's Stock Baitfish
Pattern Color: white & blue
Fishing Quality: 'aight!

So a quick Friday Night trip to Waukegan kicked off anohter weekend of fishin'! I met up with Chromeseeker and his GF at the discharge; about 10 minutes prior to my arrival at 7:30 she landed a heafty 2 lb. Smallmouth on a silver & chartruese spoon.

The fish were definitely in there..slappin the surface and having a good time at our expense. CS & I both went fishless here.

So we opted to head over to the North Pier around 8:00, at least I think that's where we ended up. Nothing was happening, and after another hour of fishin' we called it a night.

Tomorrow was going to be another tough day of fishin', with the tribs flowing higher than they have all season!

  MP 

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