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  • Finally wacked them

    Posted by eanderson on June 28, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    We have been out the past 3 weeks just trying to mainly get the setup on the boat right (motor and electronics). We have just been studying the electronics trying to find fish deep on humps and points trying to see fish, identify them and catch them to prove they are bass. Havent had much luck the past couple of weeks as we have really fished all new places we normally dont. We have seen what we think are bass on the side/down scan that look like footballs (Larger ones actually have a tail too!!) but we havent caught them to prove thats what they are.

    Well today we went out about 6:30 after being out 6-7 hours yesterday with not much luck. This morning our first stop was the point to the left out of fate sanders. We saw shad jumping everywhere when we first pulled up so we scanned for a few minutes and could see these “footballs” everywhere from 6ft to 20ft out on the end of the point. Mostly holding to the boulders and some trees there. 2nd cast hooked up with a 2lber. next cast got another one. For about 2 hours we worked all over the point with crank baits, shakey heads and football head worms and caught probably 20-30 bass with only 2 of them not being keepers. They were absolutely smashing the Xd6 and 8’s and even had a couple double fish and fish trying to eat the crank bait out of a hooked fishes mouth.

    Long story short I now KNOW that those things I thought were bass the past few weeks are bass. So I kn ow what to look at for and can be more confident when using the electronics in the future. Now the hard part begins….making those footballs eat!!!

    Eric

    krogers79 replied 9 years ago 1 Member · 1 Reply
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  • krogers79

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    June 28, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    Sounds like our morning. We marked a very large school of fish before you go under Hobson Pike, but they wouldn’t bite anything…can only figure there was not a hint of wind, so they weren’t active. We caught a few at daylight on topwater. About 10 am we moved into Spring Creek and commenced to whacking them on 6xds. For a while it was about every cast. Most were 2 pounds with a couple of 3s scattered in. I lost a good fish on the hook set. He jumped about 30 seconds after the line broke and he still had the crank in his mouth. We ended the day with a 4 pound hybrid. The only thing that changed when we went into Spring was the wind picked up to about 5 mph and that triggered the bite for us.

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