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#10885146 - 05/31/15 09:47 AM Fishing flooded areas
klepdo Offline
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Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 36
I now have lake Lewisville in my backyard. The green belt is now flooded and have trees in about 10' of water. How long does it take the bass to come up to these areas. What is the best way to fish it.
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#10885159 - 05/31/15 09:55 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: klepdo]
klepdo Offline
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#10885172 - 05/31/15 10:10 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: klepdo]
Suvi Offline
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Registered: 04/28/15
Posts: 14
Loc: Lake Lewisville, TX
Best way to fish it is to throw a line out there, grab a chair and and enjoy a beer on the porch while fishing. laugh

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#10885180 - 05/31/15 10:15 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: Suvi]
klepdo Offline
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Registered: 11/14/06
Posts: 36
Originally Posted By: Suvi
Best way to fish it is to throw a line out there, grab a chair and and enjoy a beer on the porch while fishing. laugh

I agree but am looking for bass. I remember killing the bass one spring on Ray Roberts when it flooded. I guess I try to caralina rig shallow.
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#10885186 - 05/31/15 10:18 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: klepdo]
Scott in Flower Mound Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 559
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
If I were you, I'd go with buzz baits, chatter baits, and spinnerbaits. Anything to give the fish an indication on where your lure is. Not sure I'm going to try soft plastics for a while...until the chocolate milk clears up.

Scott

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#10885224 - 05/31/15 10:44 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: Scott in Flower Mound]
67TexasTBend Offline
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Registered: 05/15/15
Posts: 79
Loc: Texas
I would be covering the area with a spinnerbait.

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#10885277 - 05/31/15 11:25 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: klepdo]
tanker4lyfe Offline
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Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 768
Loc: Killeen/ Ft. Hood, TX
1/2oz Blk/Blu/purple Santones Rattling jig with a Blk/Blu rage craw trailer on a Dobyns CH765 flippin stick and #20 Seagaur!


Edited by tanker4lyfe (05/31/15 11:26 AM)

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#10885282 - 05/31/15 11:37 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: tanker4lyfe]
Kevin D. Offline
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Registered: 04/10/15
Posts: 100
Loc: Richmond, TX
Originally Posted By: tanker4lyfe
1/2oz Blk/Blu/purple Santones Rattling jig with a Blk/Blu rage craw trailer on a Dobyns CH765 flippin stick and #20 Seagaur!
Can you be more specific? grin
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#10885290 - 05/31/15 11:45 AM Re: Fishing flooded areas [Re: klepdo]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
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Loc: DFW
I'd go buy an ugly stick, dig out some abu 4600s, buy some goldfish and wait for one of those huge catfish to creep up there. Plus the bass will eat the goldfish too. . .

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