Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Pres2014, springbass, TV308, jchapman, Ike_WSO
104460 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84505
hopalong 76607
Pilothawk 74367
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 62511
FattyMcButterpants 60659
Tritonman 57369
Derek 57340
SkeeterRonnie 52794
LoneStarSon® 52660
facebook
Forum Stats
104460 Members
60 Forums
787184 Topics
9951737 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11242640 - 11/24/15 04:34 PM Help on Monticello for the weekend
bighawgdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/21/07
Posts: 1240
Loc: FLINT TEXAS
i need help about Monti for this weekend any advise

Top
#11242653 - 11/24/15 04:40 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
Ranger1 Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 5449
Loc: Allen, Texas
Take a rain suit
_________________________

Top
#11242837 - 11/24/15 06:19 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
Bugzout10 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 4014
Loc: Weatherford Tx
Wisdom

Top
#11243192 - 11/24/15 09:01 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
David Burton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1698
Loc: McKinney, TX
Look at the other thread, and read a couple of reports...

"Lake Welsh Map" might be of assistance for Monti info.



Edited by David Burton (11/24/15 09:03 PM)
_________________________
David Burton
2015 Skeeter FX 21


Top
#11243244 - 11/24/15 09:40 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
bighawgdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/21/07
Posts: 1240
Loc: FLINT TEXAS
hey thanks for the insight was real helpful, yeah

Top
#11243295 - 11/24/15 10:17 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
Scoundrel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 557
Loc: Bedrock.
Hit the timber and throw a trap. When you find one S L O W way down with a lightly weighted black worm.

Top
#11243308 - 11/24/15 10:26 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
David Burton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1698
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: bighawgdawg
hey thanks for the insight was real helpful, yeah

It wasn't a 'look it up' brush-off, it was a recent report, from me...

Originally Posted By: David Burton

It was fishing OK. They were bunched up on structure in 12-17 foot. Got them chasing the A-Rig, C-Rig, and can feel the babies nipping at a flutter spoon.

If you want just a large grouping of small fish, and an every cast fish, head to the dam with a bluish-Shad colored drop-shot rig from the dam out to about 12 foot.

There is a secondary return of some BIG looking fish at 18-25 foot. I Didn't target them, but you might want to spend some time on those deep fish (unless they're all catfishes).
_________________________
David Burton
2002 Triton TR186
20xx _______________ (TBD)



Edited by David Burton (11/24/15 10:27 PM)
_________________________
David Burton
2015 Skeeter FX 21


Top
#11243347 - 11/24/15 10:47 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
ridinonthepad Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/18/15
Posts: 92
Loc: Lake Texoma
Use to fish it at night past the bridge and back in the stumps. We heated 12" black worms and stretched them out to about 16". Love that lake at night but be prepared to get high centered every now and then.

Top
#11243360 - 11/24/15 11:31 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
lconn4 Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/02/12
Posts: 5772
Loc: Cherokee County
Just got back from Monti an hour ago.. water level looks like it has dropped a foot since I was there Friday. Spent most of the day in the pads. Slow going for most of the day, much like Friday. Lost a couple of good ones that wrapped me quick and shook off, throwing hollow belly on flashy swimmer, caught one good one on spinner bait in 4 feet of water in the pads in the afternoon as the bite definitely picked up for me. Nothing on flutter spoon or crankbaits which I gave up on early once I made it to the shallows.


Last Friday pic above


Today


Still one beautiful sight when the sun comes up at the ramp.




I would stay in the greenest pads I can find.
_________________________

A good rule of angling philosphy is not to interfere with another fisherman's ways of being happy, unless you want to be hated.

Zane Grey, Tales of Fishes, 1919


Top
#11245382 - 11/25/15 09:46 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
bighawgdawg Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/21/07
Posts: 1240
Loc: FLINT TEXAS
thank you all appreciate the help

Top
#11245426 - 11/25/15 10:16 PM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: bighawgdawg]
JIM SR. Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 6552
Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=07344488&agency_cd=USGS
Looks like they have stopped draining water, should be just below pool.
I've had great luck with drop shots using red worms,,

Top
#11245542 - 11/26/15 12:35 AM Re: Help on Monticello for the weekend [Re: JIM SR.]
David Burton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1698
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: JIM SR.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=07344488&agency_cd=USGS
Looks like they have stopped draining water, should be just below pool.
I've had great luck with drop shots using red worms,,


They had booms and construction-looking equipment around the first gate at the dam. They may have been doing some work on it...

When I get back out there, I'll try red again, but I couldn't get them to really eat the tomatoe - Purple Fleck last weekend.
_________________________
David Burton
2015 Skeeter FX 21


Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide