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  • Saturday morning 6/21/2014

    Posted by krogers79 on June 21, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    We hit the water at 5:15 with the intent to fish main river ledges. We started at the long rock point at the Jones mill ramp. I started throwing the ole football around and hooked into a 3.0 lbs largemouth. A few casts later and I snagged another 2.5 lbs largemouth. We then moved around to the long point off the bluff at Bryant’s grove and I hooked up with another 2.5 lbs largemouth. We hit a couple of other spots with no luck. We picked up a 2 lbs keeper at Hotel/Motel island. We then moved back to the Jones Mill point. Still throwing the football around I boated a 2.5 lbs smallmouth. I have fished that point a lot and this was the first smally to come off of it. My partner finally decided that the ole jig was probably worth trying. 😀 We motored down the long rock point at the mouth of Stewarts Creek and I stuck with what was working. On the first cast, the rod loaded up and the fight was on. That one ended up being a 4 lbs largemouth. Claiming victory against Priest, we packed it up and headed home about 11. At all ledges the boat stayed into 20-40 ft of water and we would drag our baits on and down the ledges. The quantity wasn’t there, but it only takes 5 good bites and we got some pretty good ones. Good practice for our trip to the Big G next weekend.

    krogers79 replied 10 years ago 6 Members · 9 Replies
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  • eanderson

    June 21, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    Sounds like an awesome day!!

    Where is Jones mill ramp? I know where Jones Mill road is and pools knob ramp but not the Jones mill ramp and rock point.


  • krogers79

    June 21, 2014 at 9:25 pm

    Hang a hard right after the first cut. The ramp is decommissioned. I may not be calling it the correct name, but that is how it was named to me. 🙂

  • creekcrappie

    June 21, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    What color jigs did you fish?

  • eanderson

    June 21, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    Got it. I thought that is where it was but wasnt sure! Thanks!

  • krogers79

    June 21, 2014 at 9:45 pm

    Green pumpkin, black and blue, and PB&J

  • degaman

    June 21, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    Sounds like a successful trip!

  • ibdally111

    June 22, 2014 at 12:01 am

    I fished the forks today from 5 to 10 am and only managed 5 bass with the largest pushing 4. 3 on DD crankbaits and 2 on a shakey head worm. Fishing rocks in 10-16 fot. I may hit mid lake tomorrow but will probably just end up floating on the pontoon for the day. Good report Kroger~thanks for the info.

  • Brian

    June 22, 2014 at 3:39 am

    Nice report! I am posting one now……very, very similar….lol

  • krogers79

    June 22, 2014 at 3:52 am

    Yes sir. We hit a lot of the same spots. My most productive big fish spot was dead today…the rock ledge (Big Fish Ledge) before you go under Hobson Pike on the Four Corners side.

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