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#810750 - 07/07/08 03:52 AM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weeke [Re: mossyhorns300]
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#810848 - 07/07/08 07:28 AM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weeke [Re: rsimms]
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#811274 - 07/07/08 12:45 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: ]
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#811413 - 07/07/08 02:46 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: username]
mossyhorns300
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 Originally Posted By: username
I wish I could figure smallies out too. Most of the lakes I fish have a decent population but I rarely catch over one or two. I'm usually targeting largemouth and hit one on a jig or crankbait during the day. I've caught several on a Carolina rigged lizard or creature type bait too but they are few and far between. I catch way more at night during this time of year than I do all year stroking a jig or slow rolling a big Ledgebuster type spinner bait. They are generally 3lb+ fish too. Loads of fun right there. They'll straighten a spinnerbait out in a heartbeat. It seems that since the grass is coming on stronger on KY Lake that I catch fewer smallmouth but the largemouth are absolutely dynamite.


Sounds about identical to my situation. I've caught a couple before on c-rigs and crankbaits, just fishing. I wasn't targeting smallmouth, but I happened to catch this one on a shaky head which I knew I was capable of landing a smallie by using that. I've noticed more grass on Pickwick also. I will definately try the spinnerbait tactic here soon. Our bass club is fishing our July tourny at Pickwick on July 19th and it's a night tourny. We fish from 9 a.m. til 6 a.m.
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#812061 - 07/08/08 01:27 AM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: DOC1187]
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Nice smallie!!!!!!!
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#812329 - 07/08/08 10:41 AM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: DOC1187]
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I never really fished the lakeside but have done really good on the river side at Pickwick
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#812618 - 07/08/08 01:34 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: DOC1187]
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as always great fish
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#812687 - 07/08/08 02:35 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: easy45]
mossyhorns300
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 Originally Posted By: easy45
as always great fish


Wanna trade some fishin trips for huntin trips? I seen your pics in the other forum!! ;\)
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#813207 - 07/08/08 10:06 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: ]
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good catches dude
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#814466 - 07/09/08 07:56 PM Re: Fishin was hot as a firecracker over the weekend [Re: DOC1187]
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Yes it was! I caught 27 Rainbows on Sunday afternoon... Where did I fish??? If I told ya I'd have to kill everyone...
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