In the interest of full disclosure, i’m pretty new to the bass boat scene, and have only been fishing for about 18 months. I am not an expert and I joined BC’s premium offering to learn priest and it’s seasonal patterns.
I launched out of Fate Sanders around 1pm, the sky had just started to break up and air temp was in the lower 50’s, pleasant.
I headed toward Spring Creek. First off, Priest is up about 2 feet or so from when I was up last week. To my surprise, water temps were 54 degrees where I was fishing along the bluff wall, when I left I found 55 degrees. I fished the bluff wall back and forth for probably 2 hours. I however did not have a single bite. I threw the kitchen sink at them; including: Red Eye Shad, SSR 5 in minnow, SSR7 in crawfish, black/blue jig with paca chunk, watermelon seed jig with a watermelon seed super speed craw, throw a spook, nada. There were active bait fish, and they were popping on the surface, however I was unsuccessful in locating any bass.
I do have one question about running back there. It really confuses me. The same can be said going up river, but I’ll use downriver as the example. There is a green channel marker on the far left hand side, alot of people fish near it, but then maybe a couple hundred yards ahead is a sole red channel marker, it’s almost like a zig zag between the two, I come off plane to navigate it because it’s just so damn confusing to me. Just remember, I’m new, so I’m sure you guys know what the deal is.
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