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I have been doing a little research on Beaver and just wanted to ask you guys a question. Which cove(s) do you consider the most popular early spawning coves or spawning areas for bass?  

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any cove/pocket with some gravel or mixed rock will have lots of spawning fish in it.  Fords creek, rambo, moulder, honey creek, indian creek and all the pockets off that arm, same with both clifty creeks...  all hold lots of spawning fish

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Thanks guys. I was just researching to decide on areas to concentrate on for a trip fishing trip in March.   Heard from a buddy that went up river on Beaver yesterday and all he caught was white bass.    

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16 hours ago, Carl W said:

What about down the River toward the arms?  Where do bass spawn there?

i live on that end of the lake and fish it often.  Those fish spawn almost anywhere, backs of coves at the base of stumps, on ledge rock, bluff walls.  I think that water is so variable up there (lake can go from fairly clear to muddy and high in less than 24 hours on that end) that those fish just go wherever they can get a spot when the time is right.  There are definately places they prefer but I've seen them spawn in some strange places on that end.  With the lower end when the water comes up at least it stays pretty clear so it doesn't mess up the spawning as much and light can still penetrate the water down to their nest and help incubate those eggs... on that river end when it goes to chocolate milk overnight and you get some pretty good current flow, i bet that can mess up a percentage of the spawning nests.

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42 minutes ago, sfiser said:

i live on that end of the lake and fish it often.  Those fish spawn almost anywhere, backs of coves at the base of stumps, on ledge rock, bluff walls.  I think that water is so variable up there (lake can go from fairly clear to muddy and high in less than 24 hours on that end) that those fish just go wherever they can get a spot when the time is right.  There are definately places they prefer but I've seen them spawn in some strange places on that end.  With the lower end when the water comes up at least it stays pretty clear so it doesn't mess up the spawning as much and light can still penetrate the water down to their nest and help incubate those eggs... on that river end when it goes to chocolate milk overnight and you get some pretty good current flow, i bet that can mess up a percentage of the spawning nests.

Thanks.  That makes sense. Thanks for sharing.

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