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#10910214 - 06/11/15 12:04 AM Lake Quitman
Do-Nothin Offline
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Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 605
Loc: Celina, TX
Never been. Thinking about taking the boat our tomorrow, but don't want to battle all of the skeeter bugs on Fork. Anything to look out for running the lake? Any tips? Thanks!
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#10910285 - 06/11/15 05:31 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Do-Nothin]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8106
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Work the islands timber & rocks.
Boat docks can be good.
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#10910316 - 06/11/15 06:22 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Do-Nothin]
Hard Rain Offline
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Registered: 07/22/05
Posts: 18449
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I have fished Quitman many times but years ago. Would always start very early before any light and from the boat ramp just use the trolling motor towards the dam and throw a small topwater like a Tiny Torpedo fish that shoreline around the spillway then part of the dam then head back the other way and just fish shoreline and docks with a worm. Always did better fishing that way than any other area on the lake.

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#10910390 - 06/11/15 07:13 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Do-Nothin]
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Registered: 11/17/14
Posts: 56
Loc: East Texas
I have had success with a spook style bait there, around the docks and points.
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#10910728 - 06/11/15 09:38 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Do-Nothin]
Do-Nothin Offline
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Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 605
Loc: Celina, TX
Thanks for the help! Any problems running the lake? Is it large enough to run? lol
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#10910751 - 06/11/15 09:50 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Do-Nothin]
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
You can run the main lake down the middle no problem, idle back into coves and idle about 150 yards before you get to the island up in the NE part of the lake if you don't know it, best to use caution.
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#10910759 - 06/11/15 09:54 AM Re: Lake Quitman [Re: Frank the Tank]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
You can run the main lake down the middle no problem, idle back into coves and idle about 150 yards before you get to the island up in the NE part of the lake if you don't know it, best to use caution.

Good point.
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