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#11140345 - 10/01/15 08:39 PM Lake Athens
Zach Attack! Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 211
Loc: Stephenville TX
Anyone fished it lately? Going to try and put my dad on some fish Saturday. Is it worth going?
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#11140508 - 10/01/15 09:41 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
johnathonmharding Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 181
Loc: Houston county, Grapeland
Athens is always worth goin that aint nothing but a stocked pond weightless flukes frogs and senkos around the grass
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#11140511 - 10/01/15 09:42 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Ricky Taylor Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1865
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
Look at my recent posts. I had this posted last week. My post has some info in it from other people.

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#11140528 - 10/01/15 09:48 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Ricky Taylor Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1865
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
Go to the island by the dam, stay in between the island and the 2 bouys in about 15 FOW, fan cast t-rig fluke to get the schoolers active, turn on hydrowave if you have one and when they start schooling, (what I did) throw a shad colored fluke, weightless with a barrel swivel about 9 inches up, and throw it out into the schoolers and burn it back to the boat. Also do a few quick skips on top and stop it for about 3 seconds and repeat. They were absolutely crushing our flukes for an hour non-stop. Turn your trolling motor on high, they move around pretty quick. Also, if it seems like they are slowing down some, just keep casting wherever and you'll get bit. They are lurking around! We had a 35-45 fish day last weekend. Good luck!

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#11140549 - 10/01/15 09:57 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
ChrisPowellFishing Offline
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Registered: 09/16/11
Posts: 571
we Caught 25 lake sunday. all slot fish, but a blast to catch, and man you talk about Fat!!! and spiting up shad as you fight them in!
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#11140611 - 10/01/15 10:27 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Zach Attack! Offline
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Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 211
Loc: Stephenville TX
Thanks y'all! We're gonna get after em Saturday.
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#11140767 - 10/02/15 04:47 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Carbonlite Offline
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Registered: 02/11/15
Posts: 31
There is a Athens high school benefit open tour on Athens Saturday. You should fish it if your going out there

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#11140768 - 10/02/15 04:47 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
if you are going to be out there on Saturday you might as well arrive "early" and fish in the Athens High School Fishing Team fund raiser tournament.
Athens Bass Club is putting it on for the Athens HS Team. Good door prizes. Good cause, but still a decent payout.
Team format; $130 to enter. Check it out in the tournament section.

You already know where the fish are. Just a matter of who catches an "over" to go with all those unders that are schooling.
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#11140770 - 10/02/15 04:48 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Zach Attack!]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
by-the-way: better get there "early" if you want to fish between the buoys behind the island.
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