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#11200079 - 11/01/15 05:38 PM Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15
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Registered: 04/09/12
Posts: 1741
Loc: Ft Worth, Tx
Went to Ray Roberts yesterday, 10/31/15 at 7am. It was foggy and misty at the lake. We were the only boat at the ramp. My Humminbird 1198c the screen locked up. It wouldn't scroll or do anything. Software is up to date. Not sure what's wrong with it. I had to relied on my humminbird 596c with no side scan just down scan. I knew it would be a challenge. This unit does not have a gps so I had to use my handheld gps to get to my usual spots. It was very slow the first 2 hours with no fish in the ice chest. The big rain made the lake stain. Hit several spots with no bites. Later we picked up 2 to 5 crappies from each spots. Then there were sandies feeding with hundreds of birds diving. We were the only boat and it was a blast. Lots of small sandies with magnum sandies mixed in. Overall we caught 16 crappies, 18 sandies, 1 cat, and 1 drum. Crappies were caught with minnows and sandies were caught with slabs casting out and reeled it in or vertical jigging. Slow start but a decent day.


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#11200481 - 11/01/15 07:51 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Registered: 10/27/15
Posts: 55
Loc: Denton, TX DFW
awesome catch, im off this wednesday if you do any more fishing id be glad to join you guys.

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#11200695 - 11/01/15 09:07 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice haul. Good job. thumb
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#11200702 - 11/01/15 09:09 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 371
Loc: Texarkana
So what did you do with the Drum?

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#11200768 - 11/01/15 09:40 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 787
Loc: Lake lavon
Nice Halloween coffin pic!!
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#11203487 - 11/03/15 12:47 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 147
Loc: Denton Tx
Gotta eat them drum. Silver bass as we like to call em. Surprisingly good eating. I've been catching some monsters while casting rattle traps for bass or drop shotting minnows around timber for crappies.
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#11204162 - 11/03/15 07:07 PM Re: Ray Roberts, Saturday 10/31/15 [Re: I love fishing]
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Registered: 04/09/12
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Loc: Ft Worth, Tx
@fe1...I cleaned the drum and sandies. Gave them to my mother-in-law. Gave all the crappies to my parents. Drum meat is kind of tough for me. Going back to Ray Roberts this Friday and the wind is predicted to be 5 to 10 mph. I hope that holds. It should be good out there.
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