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#11238031 - 11/22/15 10:59 AM Past Fishing Trips
don the angler Offline

Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 4881
Loc: Dallas,Texas,USA
It is a beautiful day today. It is a little cool, but the wind is low. I have been reflecting on fishing days just like this after a front has passed. Many times I have got home after a day like this and decided to never fish after a strong front again. Hope someone gives a good report for today. I am some what pessimistic though.
Lake Lewisville
We Were There Yesterday!

#11238078 - 11/22/15 11:31 AM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/28/07
Posts: 1506
Loc: Coppell TX
Don, I'm about to tee off at the Tribute on Lake Lewisville. Going for birdies instead of sandies.

#11238348 - 11/22/15 01:55 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 02/06/09
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Loc: highland village/lake Lewisvil...
Only 78 of the scaly lake rats today!!
I live with Fear everyday but sometimes she lets me go fishin

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#11238777 - 11/22/15 05:50 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 09/14/04
Posts: 6561
You gotta go!!

" Success is a ladder you can not climb with your hands in your pockets."

#11239308 - 11/22/15 09:46 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
MtnDew Offline
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Registered: 12/14/11
Posts: 926
Loc: Irving, TX
Heard two reports of catching hybrids/sandies today on Hubbard thru the kayak guys. So hopefully tomorrow will be even better when we get out there smile
Rob smile

#11241375 - 11/23/15 11:27 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
Oceanblue Offline

Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 165
Loc: McKinney, TX
Birds were diving as you come out of hidden cove on the left. I stopped and picked a few undersized Hybrid and a bunch of sandies. It was around 5:00 pm Sunday. The bite was slow all day over around the corner from the twin poles. I did manage to limit on Hybrids and sandies but it took me all day. Fish were in 35 FOW, caught on slabs and flukes. Caught two hybrids deadsticking and one hit the fly above my slab. I hope this helps.
Sorry no pics, unless someone wants to post them. I can txt them.

Yes Ron, I went back to the dark side. I started off crappie fishing but someone left my hybrid rod in the boat and I couldn't resist.

#11241503 - 11/24/15 06:51 AM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 04/04/05
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Loc: Richardson TX
Good catching were going on on Hubbard ALL day yesterday (Monday), Don, by Twin and crew . While I was working of course. Doh! Another fishing theory out da window, puts to rest. You just gotta go fish when you can grin

#11241722 - 11/24/15 08:51 AM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
Dennis Christian Offline
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Registered: 08/20/09
Posts: 2304
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
Don, I haven't experienced the problem you mention. I find shallow structures in protected water that normally hold white bass and usually am able to still find fish there, and they still take a Mepps. I haven't tried slabs in so long, I don't have a clue if they would work under the circumstances. Dennis

#11242552 - 11/24/15 03:50 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
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Registered: 06/22/05
Posts: 666
Loc: Bullard
I have also been bit by the crappie bug like Oceanblue but we had started seeing some great looking hybrid/white bass graphs while fishing deep water brush piles so we brought along the hybrid rods sunday. After realizing the crappie bite was going to be slow we decided to change gears and check some winter time spots and they were loaded. Three times we left non-stop action to try and find bigger fish. Even had fish busting little shad on top at every stop. Left them biting when we knocked off. Not sure how many we caught but it was a bunch. Weather was amazing. Had to use the trolling motor to get a decent drift speed on account of no wind. Don't know unless you go.


#11242684 - 11/24/15 04:59 PM Re: Past Fishing Trips [Re: don the angler]
I love fishing Offline
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Registered: 04/09/12
Posts: 1739
Loc: Ft Worth, Tx
@Atm97...awesome screen shot!! Loved it. We ran into schools of white bass at Ray Roberts while crappie fishing. I always carry my hybrid/sandie rods in the boat while I'm addicted to the dark side. I've noticed crappies started to slow down and now time to chase hybrid/sandie!!
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