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#11087484 - 09/06/15 09:23 PM Tawakoni 9-6-15
Poppin Cork Fred Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/31/14
Posts: 19
Loc: Kilgore, Tx
Hello all. This is my first post but I've been looking at the forum for a while and learning from everyone. Me and my dad got to holiday at 5:30am and netted shad before going on the search for sandbass. Found birds working the whole time we were there until 1:30pm. We fished the north and south ends of the damn. We limited out on slabs and small swim baits. We couldn't buy a bite on live shad.




Edited by Poppin Cork Fred (09/09/15 09:14 PM)

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#11087506 - 09/06/15 09:39 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
kodys'papa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17302
Loc: Tawakoni/Conejos County
Very nice catch and report
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#11087550 - 09/06/15 10:23 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: kodys'papa]
Ledeez Offline
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Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 705
Loc: Lake lavon
Nice report!! Be there in the morning!
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#11087557 - 09/06/15 10:29 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
Ledeez Offline
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Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 705
Loc: Lake lavon
Nice catch! Looks like a small hybrid top left corner? Be careful
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#11087567 - 09/06/15 10:43 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
patriot07 Offline
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Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 16804
Loc: chateau d'if
Thanks for the report. I might be taking my daughter out tomorrow morning. I haven't fished Tawakoni in probably 3 years. Don't know if I've ever fished it for anything other than largemouth, so I'll be interested to see how it goes. We won't be out there too long, so I'll be happy just for a couple bites.
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#11087576 - 09/06/15 10:51 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
I love fishing Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/09/12
Posts: 1709
Loc: Ft Worth, Tx
Horrible trip for us. Got there at 4:15 and fished the dam area. Ended with 3 sandies and 1 cat. Not sure what happened but at least we're able to relax and watched the sunset. Next time will be better.
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#11087597 - 09/06/15 11:17 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
DU SOUTH5 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/13
Posts: 382
Loc: Forney, Tx
Nice fish!! Be very careful not to keep undersized hybrids in the mix with sandbass. Sometimes it gets confusing but can save you $$$ in the long run.

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#11088231 - 09/07/15 01:14 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: DU SOUTH5]
BankAngler50 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Originally Posted By: DU SOUTH5
Nice fish!! Be very careful not to keep undersized hybrids in the mix with sandbass. Sometimes it gets confusing but can save you $$$ in the long run.
X2 , food
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#11088243 - 09/07/15 01:21 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post. Looking mighty good. thumb
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#11088379 - 09/07/15 02:30 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
spinnerbait72 Offline
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Registered: 05/25/14
Posts: 193
Loc: Ennis
thumb nice job
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#11089064 - 09/07/15 08:32 PM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
Slick Head Offline
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Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 155
Loc: Rockwall TX
Cool pics! Way to go.

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#11089669 - 09/08/15 08:14 AM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: I love fishing]
BankAngler50 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Originally Posted By: I love fishing
Horrible trip for us. Got there at 4:15 and fished the dam area. Ended with 3 sandies and 1 cat. Not sure what happened but at least we're able to relax and watched the sunset. Next time will be better.
4 pm? The afternoon bites will break havoc once water surface cool down a bit more. Jmho.
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#11089734 - 09/08/15 08:37 AM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
txmark1959 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/12
Posts: 1160
Loc: Onalaska, TX
Good job!
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#11090029 - 09/08/15 11:24 AM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
Poppin Cork Fred Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/31/14
Posts: 19
Loc: Kilgore, Tx
I did notice that small hybrid after I took the picture. He got put back to grow up! Please don't burn me at the cross!! The fishing was fast and one of us was in to much of a hurry to check. Thanks guys

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#11090068 - 09/08/15 11:49 AM Re: Tawakoni 8-6-15 [Re: Poppin Cork Fred]
Fritomick Offline
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Registered: 02/09/09
Posts: 79
I Love Fishing, Not sure where you were at the damn but from 5-730 the fish were schooling like crazy under the birds AT THE DAM on sunday!! Best advice I can give to somebody is go by yourself a GOOD set of binoculars and keep them on the boat.

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