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#10990166 - 07/20/15 11:52 PM Lake o the pines
Mr. Skeeter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/08/14
Posts: 49
Hey yall, I'll be headed out to lake o the pines next weekend and I'm just curious what the lake is like. How do you run it due to stumps? Is the bass fishing pretty good? I have so many questions about it, I have never been on the lake I haven't even seen the lake before. I would just like some tips and help on the lake from guys with experience on it. Thanks!!

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#10990242 - 07/21/15 04:00 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Mulholland Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1887
Loc: Plano, TX
Is it even open? I wouldn't expect much of anything real patternable givne current water fluctuations in all of northeast Texas buddy... Maybe you'll get lucky though and a guide will chime in or something handy.

It's a beautiful lake though, miss it from my childhood in Longview. It was my first lake and holds my fondest memories. I remember planning a trip to fork for about a year and a half for my birthday and being incredibly disappointed with thw reservoir compared to my Lake O'
the Pines haha

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#10990683 - 07/21/15 09:04 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Cass Caldwell Offline
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Registered: 01/29/06
Posts: 1930
Loc: Bossier City, Louisiana
If you are a shallow water fisherman, find the flooded willow bushes and punch into the heart of them with a heavy weight. There's usually a bass in almost every one.
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#10991125 - 07/21/15 11:43 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Fork Guide Justin Margraves Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 694
Loc: Lake fork,texas
I believe the lake is still high enough you can run anywhere you want but I know the gates have been open for a week or so. The south end is clear to run and there is a boat road on the north end of the lake
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#10991149 - 07/21/15 11:50 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
04champ Online   content
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Registered: 04/22/15
Posts: 6222
punch the grass up north

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#10991494 - 07/21/15 02:11 PM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
LittleGazoo Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 10/22/10
Posts: 834
Loc: Big Sandy, TX
North of Hwy155 boatlane has dual poles. Other sections have single poles. Poles have trianglar arrow pointing toward side to run on. Lanes are narrow.

Lance Vick sells a Lake o the Pines Boatlane chip or download.
www.boatlanes.com

IMO: Bite is difficult when gates are open.


Edited by LittleGazoo (07/21/15 02:15 PM)

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#10992084 - 07/21/15 05:41 PM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Fork Guide Justin Margraves Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 694
Loc: Lake fork,texas
The bite has been very good for me. I don't know if your interested but I guide on lop and have some great rates going on out there right now
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#10992645 - 07/21/15 10:11 PM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Mr. Skeeter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/08/14
Posts: 49
Thanks guys! I'm a shallow water fisherman and love to flip and punch, I appreciate the help, most help I've had on the forum!

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#10993321 - 07/22/15 10:34 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
Len B 1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/06/12
Posts: 277
Loc: Celina Tx
Does anybody know if there is a lake map available for LOP? Cabela's, Bass Pro doesn't have one, any info appreciated.

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#10993374 - 07/22/15 10:56 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Mr. Skeeter]
fisheastex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/27/10
Posts: 564
Loc: Big sandy, Tx.
You can get one at the Gilmer Wal-Mart.

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#10993376 - 07/22/15 10:57 AM Re: Lake o the pines [Re: Len B 1]
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Originally Posted By: Len B 1
Does anybody know if there is a lake map available for LOP? Cabela's, Bass Pro doesn't have one, any info appreciated.


http://www.martinsmap.com/Laminated_Maps.html

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