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#11321390 - 01/04/16 05:54 AM Locating Grass and Grass edges
BeardedBanker Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/06/13
Posts: 504
Loc: Queen City, TX
How do you locate grass or grass edges when fishing s new lake? Use electronics? What does it look like on electronics? Is there a certain area or type bank that normally has better grass?

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#11321419 - 01/04/16 06:51 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3975
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I start by looking at 10' or less this time of year. Of course that depend a lot on water clarity. Cleaner water allows grass and hydrilla to go deeper. I set my graphs to highlight these depths. Using a crank or trap I find it easily. Haha.
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#11321426 - 01/04/16 06:57 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: SteezMacQueen]
YAKaddict Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 507
Loc: Plano
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
I start by looking at 10' or less this time of year. Of course that depend a lot on water clarity. Cleaner water allows grass and hydrilla to go deeper. I set my graphs to highlight these depths. Using a crank or trap I find it easily. Haha.




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#11321432 - 01/04/16 07:14 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
Posts: 1805
And you can use your SI, you will know it when you see it.
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#11321433 - 01/04/16 07:15 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
pelican Offline
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Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2443
Loc: Grapevine

In this Side Image shot you can see the grass. This was early in the season and the grass was not thick but still very easy to see as it thickens up it's even more obvious.

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#11321512 - 01/04/16 08:17 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
ring fry Offline
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Registered: 10/25/02
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Loc: Fort Scott, Ks.
DownVu really shows grass, and edges well. As I'm sure the other brands do as well.

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#11321544 - 01/04/16 08:35 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
WillieKetchum Offline
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Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 547
Loc: Huntsville, TX
The best way to learn is to find grass with a lure....then use your electronics to look at that same area. You need to know what is there first then learn to interpret it on your graph.

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#11321548 - 01/04/16 08:37 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
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Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 17788
Loc: Aledo
Before you go to the lake look at Google earth the areas that tend to have it are pretty obvious.

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#11321724 - 01/04/16 09:57 AM Re: Locating Grass and Grass edges [Re: BeardedBanker]
Wayne P. Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3657
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
This is a weed like hydrilla. Side Imaging, Down Imaging and 2D sonar comparison.





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