Posed for a good photo and released it. He didn't swim away right away so I reached down to give him some help and what do I see in the corner of my eye? My phone resting on my leg sliding overboard! Uhhhgggg! Got out and felt around and recovered it. It was pretty much fried though. Oh well, needed a new one anyway. lol
Ended up catching another rat red about 13" not to long after. So I started throwing the hunch back and was getting some blow ups but no commitments. I had one very large red attack it not 8' from the yak that almost made me pee my pants!
And that was it, paddled around spooking a few more but no more wanted to play. It was around 12:30 and the tide pretty much went slack and started incoming around 1:30 and saw no fish signs at all after that. When that happened is when a thick fog and cool wind rolled in again so I made it back to the truck, went home unloaded and off to best buy to buy a new phone. Soaked the phone in rice overnight and was able to recover all my contacts and the couple of photos I took. Old phone is still messed up though.
Down sizing on the lures did help I think as I saw a little more action today.
Also before I caught that red there was a small flock of white pelicans that swam by. I hardly ever see the white ones. It was a cool sight!