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  • Where to fish for bass on Tue. 9/3 ?

    Posted by mikenores on September 1, 2013 at 4:33 am

    Brian,

    Plan to fish for bass on the subject date say 6am to 1200 noon, after the the weather cools off to around 85 degrees. What areas would you recommend I fish South of the Hobson Pike bridge down river to the dam. How deep should I fish and what baits should I use ? In what order should I fish the recommended spots ? Which baits should I use first thing in the morning and what should i switch to for baits later in the morning ?

    Mike N

    Brian replied 10 years, 10 months ago 1 Member · 1 Reply
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  • Brian

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    September 1, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    I would start your day off in the YMCA cover(the one with the big slides.) Specifically, I would start in the back where it is shallow and work your way out. Start with topwater baits…buzzbaits and poppers. The first 2 hours I would stay fairly shallow(2ft-4ft). I would also try around the Smith Springs boat ramp cove. If you do not get any bites in the first 45min on topwater, I would switch to crankbaits that run 3-6ft in shad color pattern. If the bite is slow, move to the sailboat cove in Hamilton Creek and fish the left side with plastic worms. I almost always fish a 3/16oz shaky head with a 7″ Zoom Trick Worm….watermelon/red. I can’t guaranty your have a successful day on the water, but these are good spots and I hope you catch a bunch!

    Brian

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