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#10906234 - 06/09/15 04:01 PM Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek??
JoeFriday Offline
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Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 770
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Trying to determine where to go on 6/20. Haven't been able to get out between the flooding and a high school graduation in the family. Right now, Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, and Cedar Creek are the leading contenders since my local lakes are a no go. I have never been on any of them. A buddy told me Cedar Creek is a docks lake, and it appears there are a ton there. Trying to avoid going over 2 hours away, so Cedar Creek is the furthest I want to go.

We've got another week and a half for the water to settle a little more. Of the three, which one would be the best? Are there any others within a 2 hour radius of Lewisville that should be considered? Thanks for any thoughts you have!
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#10906306 - 06/09/15 04:32 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
Get'n Jiggy Offline
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Registered: 02/27/11
Posts: 27
Loc: DFW
Cedar creek stripers

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#10906323 - 06/09/15 04:42 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49517
Loc: Highway 1
Chambers or Bonham maybe?
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#10906394 - 06/09/15 05:12 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
formula462 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/13
Posts: 1482
Loc: arlington, tx
Cedar Creek

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#10906628 - 06/09/15 07:10 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
JoeFriday Offline
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Thanks guys. Mark, never been to Bonham. Is there a lot of action there?
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#10906829 - 06/09/15 08:14 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49517
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: JoeFriday
Thanks guys. Mark, never been to Bonham. Is there a lot of action there?


Docks, reeds, shallow cover some deep brushpiles. Small enough you can fish the lake in a day.
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#10907932 - 06/10/15 08:39 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
C.C. Near Nuthin Offline
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Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 267
Loc: Midlothian, Tx
Cedar Creek

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#10908043 - 06/10/15 09:13 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
Slade Offline
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Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 1314
Loc: Irving, TX
I went to Cedar Creek for the first time last Saturday. I caught close to 20 fish, none of them where big but it's the most fish I have caught in one day in a long time. I'm debating where to go this weekend myself. Fork will be too crowded but I know the lake and it fishes big. joe Pool is still closed, I don't plan on going back to cedar creek two weeks in a row. I don't know Athens but I've thought about going there too.

Didn't mean to hijack your thread just saying Cedar Creek is fishing good right now for fish under 3#'s IMO
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#10908090 - 06/10/15 09:31 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: Slade]
texas_lunkers Online   content
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Registered: 12/05/13
Posts: 203
Loc: Eagle Mountain
I went to eagle yesterday and brought 10 in the boat. bunch of 2.5's. water was muddy everywhere even in the south end
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#10908157 - 06/10/15 09:51 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
scott82 Offline
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Registered: 02/05/14
Posts: 109
I fished cedar creek for the 2 nd time Sunday. I caught a 5.38 on the morning bite at the dam as well as a few other small fish. The nats were awful. I also caught 15-20. Other than the 5 lb they where all small. I missed probably 10 fish and had 4 come off. I had 4 keepers total. Another guy in our small club tourny caught a 6.08 in about 12 fow at the dam. He was also able to caul 2 more of his smaller keeper there. He said they went there in the afternoon and the bugs were not bad at all. I can tell you it was definitely fun and a confidence booster to catch that many fish and get that many bites.

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#10908406 - 06/10/15 11:13 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
JoeFriday Offline
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Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 770
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Thanks guys. It's looking a lot like Cedar Creek will be it. Got to find some alternate places since it will be a while for Roberts, Lewisville, and Grapevine to open.
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#10910222 - 06/11/15 12:17 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
JoeFriday Offline
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Registered: 05/23/13
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
A couple of last questions on Cedar Creek... If I am coming in from Dallas, what would be good boat ramps? It looks like the West side will be the easiest to get to. Is one side better than the other? East? West? and... I'm guessing that mid lake to the dam is where I should be. Would that be accurate?
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#10910532 - 06/11/15 08:18 AM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
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Registered: 02/12/05
Posts: 5310
Loc: The Colony, TX
Log cabin has a good ramp as well as the public ramp by the bridge before you cross over to Malakoff.
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#10911525 - 06/11/15 04:14 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
Justin Shelton Offline
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Registered: 05/16/14
Posts: 72
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake, TX
Cedar creek bite is on!
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#10912147 - 06/11/15 10:15 PM Re: Eagle Mountain, Bridgeport, or Cedar Creek?? [Re: JoeFriday]
HaulinBass02 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/05
Posts: 498
Loc: Springtown, TX
Bridgeport is still very muddy. Went up there since I was in the area and talked to a couple of guys. Visibility is very low and nothing biting. Still a couple of weeks away from clearing up I imagine.
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