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#10995895 - 07/23/15 11:19 AM Rayburn yesterday
lconn4 Offline
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Registered: 12/02/12
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Fished Rayburn as a change of pace from Fork, yesterday. I did catch some fish but all tiny. Stayed shallow and in the shade when possibly. Didn't catch any over a pound... senkos and spinner baits in around the trees under the shade, tiny rapala countdown for the schooling bass on the outside of the grass. Beautiful lake.

Impressive wrap job and only other vehicle in the parking lot when I launched around 11 a.m.

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#10995951 - 07/23/15 11:39 AM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Thanks for sharing the report. Man that is some beautiful water.
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#10996043 - 07/23/15 12:06 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
Garvin Offline

Registered: 11/11/14
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Loc: Texas
Nice! Thanks for sharing.
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#10996058 - 07/23/15 12:12 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Loc: Cypress
Headed there tomorrow. I'll start shallow but I envision myself out deep... getting skunked. Lol

#10996129 - 07/23/15 12:42 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Very nice pics Iconn. That water+vegetation looks incredibly bassy.

#10996199 - 07/23/15 01:11 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Registered: 01/26/13
Posts: 465
looking closely at the pics I can see water stains WAY UP those trees.

#10996468 - 07/23/15 02:52 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
John Anderson Offline
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Registered: 06/15/06
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Loc: Liberty, Texas
Dropped almost 5 ft in last 30 days

#10996750 - 07/23/15 04:21 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
lamoon78 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 4360
Loc: Livingston Tx
They was in willow trees good but thats when the lake 9.5 feet over pool I bet with them dropping the lake so fast majority done pulled out deep.

#10996772 - 07/23/15 04:30 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Loc: Back at Palestine
That is Torica's wrapped tundra.
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#10997073 - 07/23/15 06:47 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Nice post! cheers

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#10997167 - 07/23/15 07:40 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Registered: 08/18/10
Posts: 365
Loc: Lake Livingston/Trinity River
Great pics, thanks for the report smile
Last I pre-fished Rayburn it was almost 10' high & on fire. 1st bass was 5lb+ & no unders all day, about 75 fish. Got broke off a few time by monsters deep in the willows. 2 days later on T day... no love, just a few box fish, LOL roflmao

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#10997412 - 07/23/15 09:38 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
SSMagna Offline

Registered: 11/01/14
Posts: 22
With the water dropping so fast and the temperture staying around 100 I would start on points close to deep water. I was out last weekend and they are there.
As for the truck, being a veteran myself, I commend her if she did that on her own but if tax dollars paid for any of it I would say that money could have been better spent to "truly honor those who served" in a better way. Just my opinion.

#10997456 - 07/23/15 09:55 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Registered: 09/16/06
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
Torica is a Veteran herself and I don't think tax dollars paid for it. She has a good number of sponsors and is deep in the fishing industry. You should look her up Torica Whitty!

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#10997511 - 07/23/15 10:37 PM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 2448
Loc: Back at Palestine
I got to meet her last fall when I drew her as my boater on the red river for the weekend series. She was very professional and I had a great time fishing with her that day, well except for the 20 min down pour we fished in towards the end of the day that soaked everything I had. It came up so quick I couldn't get my rain gear out of the box and on fast enough. Coach
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#10997834 - 07/24/15 08:12 AM Re: Rayburn yesterday [Re: lconn4]
txmark1959 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/12
Posts: 1174
Loc: Onalaska, TX
Thanks for the pics....I've gotten to visit with Torica a few times, she's always been very friendly, professional, and just seemed like good people.
Mark Cooper
Onalaska Texas

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