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#11023623 - 08/05/15 10:42 PM what is all this stuff?
Ben Ther Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/22/05
Posts: 202
Loc: Kennedale, texas
what is all this stuff? I've been fishing lake Arlington and i see all this trash on my fish finder. i know all this can't be fish. by the way,the structure you see is a condo i sank tonight. what i want to know is how do i clean up my fish finder screen to see only "good stuff"?

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#11023631 - 08/05/15 10:51 PM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
Bombela Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/25/13
Posts: 307
Loc: TEXAS
Looks like submerged timber to me, some fish hanging around it, what unit is this?

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#11023635 - 08/05/15 11:00 PM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
Fishbonz Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 4334
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Schedule a session with Slade (forkfish)Dougherty @ Lake Fork.You wont believe what your unit will show you when he is done.

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#11023636 - 08/05/15 11:01 PM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
have_rod_reel_travel Offline
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Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 9853
Loc: City of the Damned (Dallas TX)
Looks like a hump with some type of cover on both sides... That hump is doing what humps do, hold fish...

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#11023656 - 08/05/15 11:24 PM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/01/13
Posts: 1093
Loc: burleson
Looks like yellow bass,believe me LA is full of them.
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#11023948 - 08/06/15 08:06 AM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
kickingback Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 895
Loc: Texas
I don't know why you think you can't see anything. I can clearly make out the structure and the little dots around them are fish of different sizes. Could be crappie, bream, or bass as they like structure.
If you look at your depth you can see they are 20 feet down so that little dot at 20 feet would be about 10-15 inches on the surface.
The Di shows the dots as fish and the 3D view shows the curved signature of the fish. If you look they are curved which is how the air bladders in the fish show up on sonar.
My Humminbird can be set to ping when a big fish passes under the cone. Don't know if you can set yours as it looks like a Lowrance but try to see if the unit can distinguish between big and small fish and let you know somehow.
That stuff is not trash but fish. If you see a ball of dots then it is a bait ball and bigger fish will be close by usually.
Don't discredit those blips until you check them out thoroughly.
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#11024059 - 08/06/15 08:52 AM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
Ben Ther Offline
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Registered: 10/22/05
Posts: 202
Loc: Kennedale, texas
the reason i ask is that, that structure had only been there for 10 minutes. i had just sunk that condo there. i can't believe that fish was there so soon. i sank that about 9 o'clock last night.i didn't fish it because i took pictures and came home. can't wait to go back and catch them all!

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#11024106 - 08/06/15 09:09 AM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
crappiecat1 Offline
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Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 325
Loc: mesquite
yeah you just sank it in a great spot. good luck.

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#11024109 - 08/06/15 09:10 AM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
Rook1436 Offline
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Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 198
Loc: Prosper TX
You don't want to catch them all. Leave some to attract more fish to come to your condo. If you catch them all, fish will be slow to re-stock there.
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#11024383 - 08/06/15 10:49 AM Re: what is all this stuff? [Re: Ben Ther]
el Rojo Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 3694
Loc: On the road again.
That looks like a road bed. We used to slaughter sand bass on a road intersection on RR. I know I know wrong forum. LOL
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