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#11242297 - 11/24/15 01:47 PM How does wind change the way you fish?
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
I was curious, as opposed to a calm(er) day, what does it make you do differently? Do you throw moving baits more because it is windier? Just curious what adjustments people make based on on the wind. Thx
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#11243125 - 11/24/15 08:20 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Mo_Cat Offline
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Registered: 01/12/15
Posts: 125
Loc: LOZ Mo.
If it's windy I'll usually be throwing a Spinnerbait.
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#11243129 - 11/24/15 08:21 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
KLAPPER Offline
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Registered: 09/10/15
Posts: 300
Loc: Jacksboro Texas
I hate the wind!!
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#11243139 - 11/24/15 08:27 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 8616
Loc: Dallas/Quitman
It makes me wanna go home.
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#11243146 - 11/24/15 08:31 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: lakeforkfisherman]
JkWho Offline
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Registered: 04/27/15
Posts: 308
Loc: Mid Cities
Originally Posted By: lakeforkfisherman
It makes me wanna go home.


This!!!

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#11243148 - 11/24/15 08:34 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Trickster Online   content
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Registered: 07/27/07
Posts: 32950
Loc: Plano TX
Hit your good areas. Cast into the wind if possible with moving baits. Then follow up with soft plastics with a weight heavy enough to feel the bottom and keep a tight line to feel the bite.
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#11243176 - 11/24/15 08:56 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 02/18/08
Posts: 1809
Loc: On The Water NE Texas
Wind is a good thing. Fish activity is normally better with some wind action.
Counting on certain conditions to always fish the same is not a good habit to get in to though.

On any given day a good approach is to concentrate your efforts on "QUICKLY" eleminating unproductive water.

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#11243178 - 11/24/15 08:57 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Ricky Taylor Online   content
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Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1607
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
I love windy days.
I target wind blown points, and hit it shallow with a 1.5, follow up with a 2.5 on the deeper end and then move to a C-rig senko.

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#11243187 - 11/24/15 09:00 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 01/25/08
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Fish in it all you can; but the older you get the more we hunt semi calm water.
I'm not as mad at them as I once was. Once upon a time I would thank nothing about fishing out in the waves with the bilge pumps running.
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#11243217 - 11/24/15 09:25 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 02/25/03
Posts: 52444
Loc: Forney TX
Changes boat positioning and how fast I run across the lake.
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#11243237 - 11/24/15 09:37 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 09/26/08
Posts: 125
Loc: Wylie,Texas, U.S.A.
Necessary evil. It always has to be considered.


Edited by RANGER 2 (11/24/15 09:39 PM)
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#11243253 - 11/24/15 09:45 PM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 24876
Loc: Weatherford
Wind is your friend

If you on the calm side of the lake your giving up
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#11243413 - 11/25/15 04:51 AM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 2163
Loc: Pot lickin your honey hole
I love the wind! Especially on Fork.
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#11243418 - 11/25/15 04:58 AM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
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Loc: Wise County Texas
JMO, but if the wind is above 15mph...I usually don't go....my rig (18') and my lack of 'boating skills'....no,,not fun so I stay home. Otherwise, going to be a rough/wet ride...
God Bless


Edited by Lee in Texas (11/25/15 05:00 AM)
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#11243600 - 11/25/15 07:47 AM Re: How does wind change the way you fish? [Re: Frank the Tank]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
The wind used to completely ruin my days. I'd bitch about the boat, not being able to cast, couldn't feel the bites, everything. I HATED the wind.

Learning to fish a heavy C rig really helped me come around. Find some techniques you can use and CAST effectively in the wind and wind fishing gets much easier.

Then you can move on to the real fun part, boat control.

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