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#11166911 - 10/15/15 02:14 PM Fishing in or out of the wind?
DavidWhatley Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/08/07
Posts: 3047
Loc: H.E.B
Most of the time, I prefer to fish the shore that the wind is hitting. Theory is the baitfish will be blown there, and the fish will follow. But, I hate every moment of it. Harder to feel the bite, harder to hold on a spot, etc. What about you?
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#11166937 - 10/15/15 02:26 PM Re: Fishing in or out of the wind? [Re: DavidWhatley]
BigPoppa007 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1751
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
My PB came with wind to my back ( but it was springtime) Bankfishing.....

#11166942 - 10/15/15 02:26 PM Re: Fishing in or out of the wind? [Re: DavidWhatley]
scott01 Offline
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Registered: 06/07/02
Posts: 12656
Loc: Bedford
Depends on the time of year, lol. When it's hot, I prefer any breeze over sitting in a hot, stagnant area. When it's cold, I can't stand the wind. To your point, fishing in too much wind creates a lot of problems with boat control, whether anchored or drifting. Overall, I'll take fishing on the windy side as that seems to be best most times. Not that the bait gets blown to that side, the shad and perch swim just fine. But, shad follow the plankton and that does get moved around based on which way the wind is blowing so they're just following their food source too.


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