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#11168707 - 10/16/15 01:50 PM Athens in the morning
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
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I plan on hitting athens tomorrow, just brought home my first boat so its time to put it to use. How packed do yall think it will be?
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#11168710 - 10/16/15 01:52 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
BlaiseWeimer Offline
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Registered: 02/10/15
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Loc: Coppell, Texas
It will be packed

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#11168712 - 10/16/15 01:53 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
UTDmiller Offline
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hmm, just wondering if it is still worth joining the crowd
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#11168737 - 10/16/15 02:07 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
Justin Shelton Offline
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Registered: 05/16/14
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Loc: Cedar Creek Lake, TX
I'd go.. Just find a cove or something to get out of the traffic
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#11168779 - 10/16/15 02:37 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
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Bout 20 boats on Monday morning last week is what I heard
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#11168790 - 10/16/15 02:46 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
Bass98 Offline
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I'm either going to Athens or Quitman in the morning. I would expect Athens to have a decent crowd. Good luck with the new boat!
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#11168796 - 10/16/15 02:50 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
Mayo Offline
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I believe there's a tournament there tomorrow also...

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#11168806 - 10/16/15 03:00 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
perrypogue Offline
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Registered: 03/20/09
Posts: 271
Loc: haskell tx
I've only been there once ... a week day. But to see how many rigs they have parking spaces for just amazed me. For such a small lake I can't imagine what it would look like with a full crowd.

I'm going back again soon (a 6 hr drive) but it will be week days. I would guess the fishing only gets better with cooler weather.

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#11168815 - 10/16/15 03:04 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
musiclife_7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
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Loc: Wylie, TX
Our club is there tomorrow as well....typically parking lot can hold upwards of 30+ rigs easy

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#11168865 - 10/16/15 03:22 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
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Loc: Athens, TX
Athens has overflow parking for 100 boat trailers.
There is plenty of room on Athens, lots of good fishing places and lots of real nice slot fish to be caught.
good fishing right now. Get on a grass bed and throw some Watermelon magic Senkos and flukes and don't go running around the lake.
last week I pulled up to my favorite spot and there was a boat on it, so we waited a 100 yards or so away. Caught a few small ones, the other boat caught nothing. They pull up and leave and I move in ....... bam,,, start catching nice fish. It is just a matter of timing and presentation.
Go have fun.
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#11169143 - 10/16/15 06:59 PM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
BrotherB Offline
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Registered: 07/09/15
Posts: 256
Loc: Athens tx
Shhh there's a tournament there tomorrow!!!!

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#11172199 - 10/19/15 07:21 AM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
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Loc: Athens, TX
so how did Athens fish over the weekend.
I was at the Berkley on Fork for 2 days.
Looking forward to getting back out on Athens
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#11172301 - 10/19/15 08:25 AM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
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I ended up not going, insurance didn't come through in time Friday and didn't feel like risking it, Went fishing with my brother on hubbard. Going somewhere this weekend and Athens may be the spot


Edited by UTDmiller (10/19/15 08:25 AM)
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#11172317 - 10/19/15 08:31 AM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
musiclife_7 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/14
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Loc: Wylie, TX
It fished decent. Lots of 15-17" fish. Overs were hard to come by. Unders were smashing a 7" worm T-rigged on the outside edges of grass about 3/4 way in the creeks. A few schools were found but not like the last few weeks.

Had a 8+ on a frog get off at the boat...would have been the best fish of the day.

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#11172368 - 10/19/15 08:52 AM Re: Athens in the morning [Re: UTDmiller]
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Registered: 06/11/12
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Loc: back in the day
That little lake is awesome and gets pounded like a prom date ...
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