Call us crazy but Team Lanier went out on Memorial day looking for stripers in a washing machine. At first it seemed that everyone decided not to go out because of threatening storms. Boy was I mistaken. We fished and fished for several hours to no avail. Then the lake exploded with bites in all directions. Planer boards, downlines and free lines were clicking off and the fights were on. We managed to boat several spots one being close to 5 lbs, a 4lb catfish but lost any hopes to boat the striper as all six rods swirled together creating a spider web of confusion. It took 35 minutes to straighten out all of the rods and by then the bites disappeared as quick as they came.