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5-19-18

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Wow, was the Masters lot full!!

Launched at 6:30.  Ran about 45 seconds and started with the same texas rigged worm as the other evening.  Had 3 fish on the first 10 casts, 2 being 16" keepers.  Continued down that 75 yard stretch for just over an hour and had 17 fish boated and lost 4, with one in the 5 pound range. 

Silly to say, but got bored so i went with the proven 3 1/2" green pumpkin tube with 1/4 ounce tube hook.  Caught 6 fish pretty quick on that. Bored again, and as the wind picked up i tied on an underspin with a 5" swimbait and 2nd cast caught the first of several fish on it within 40 yards.  

Total was 35 bass, 1/2 keepers and off the water after 3 hours.  Just one of those mornings that im blessed to enjoy. Non-fisher people wouldnt understand what that feels like.  

Lots of boats out.  Small rain shower came thru for 30 seconds.  Most of the fish were in 3' of water, with a few worm fish out to 12'.  


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44 minutes ago, Fat Cat said:

Nice Job! Save some for the rest of us  

Fishing is great on this lake. When i launched there were 2 guys fishing the point next to the ramp. When i returned 3 hours later they were still in the same spot. Speaking with them, they are down from St. Louis fishing in one of the tourneys going on. Father/son team. They had 5 fish in the boat, and said they had over 30 since i launched. I mentioned my honey hole to them, and as they pulled out a paper map of the lake, i gave them the location of were i fish alot. Those fish are stacked on the stretch like ive never seen.  They were headed there as i pulled away.  Its raining pretty hard out now, so im glad my son-in-law needed my truck, or i would still be out there catching fish and getting wet. 

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4 hours ago, Skeeter ZX190 said:

Ketchup and Dprice,  you guys are killing me.  Maybe I can get down there Monday.

Fish will be waiting for ya skeeter. Especially if you tie on a worm. Those guys by the ramp today were throwing a red shad 7" worm catching what they did. 

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