Pre-fishing and homework paid off as Team BBZ covered water and despite the conditions executed precision fishing. Bill did much of the heavy lifting with brown and purple jigs. I was able to boat a ‘key’ fish towards the end of the day on a drop shot set-up. This fish was deceived with a 4” Oxblood light red flake Roboworm and a Team Davies Ventana rattling drop shot weight in a mud line.
On a safety note, tournament rules dictate that fisherman must wear their life vests whenever the outboard motor is operating. However, due to the December swirling wind eddies, strong gusts and rough water which made balance and stability arduous we were ‘Zipped and Clipped, all day long. Be safe out there anglers!