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#11349267 - 01/15/16 08:41 PM Cedar Creek - 1/15/16
Bud B Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 960
Loc: Gun Barrel City, Tx
No job for me this morning, so I got out on the lake. The cold front got here just after I launched, and the wind blew from the northwest all day. Water temp was 48 to 51 degrees. The lake is slowly clearing, but still pretty dingy.

I didn't get a bite at all in my usual water, so I went exploring. And I found some fish. It took me all day, but I caught 25 keepers. Most were really nice fish. They were 9 to 10 feet deep, in 10 to 20 feet of water, holding a drop-off. They bit both a 1/32 oz and 1/8 oz jig. Purple/chartreuse was again the color. All fish were released today.

A Cedar Creek limit in December and then a Cedar Creek limit in January. Imagine that!

There were some nice black crappie.


And there were some nice white crappie.
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#11349279 - 01/15/16 08:47 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 12/30/08
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
very NICE! thumb
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#11349286 - 01/15/16 08:50 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
pats jigs Offline
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Registered: 01/19/09
Posts: 29
Loc: Toledo Bend
Was you on the north or south end.

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#11349288 - 01/15/16 08:51 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Nothing wrong with that!! Good job!!

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#11349458 - 01/15/16 10:02 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Nice Bud!
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#11349606 - 01/16/16 12:31 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 11/25/12
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Loc: Cedar Hiil,Tx
U r the man Bud banana
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#11349649 - 01/16/16 03:04 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 12/10/14
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Loc: Cedar Creek, Texas
awesome - got to get back to crappie fishing on Cedar Creek...
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#11349650 - 01/16/16 03:21 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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clap


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#11349859 - 01/16/16 08:54 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Nice fish! Good job. thumb
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#11349863 - 01/16/16 08:57 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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wtg Mr. B!

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#11349880 - 01/16/16 09:11 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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VERY NICE...great report as usual.
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#11350192 - 01/16/16 01:16 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Loc: EAST TEXAS
Good for You! 25 on a windy, winter day is a Great accomplishment!

I have trouble with fish suspended over open water in the winter. When the water gets cold they don't want to bite for me.
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#11350250 - 01/16/16 02:00 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Spiderman]
Bud B Offline
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Registered: 01/09/10
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Loc: Gun Barrel City, Tx
Originally Posted By: pats jigs
Was you on the north or south end.
I had wandered down to the southern half of the lake.

Originally Posted By: Spiderman
I have trouble with fish suspended over open water in the winter. When the water gets cold they don't want to bite for me.
I've always had a tough time with suspended fish, too. This year, I've been trying to establish how deep the fish are, then find a drop-off thats near that depth, so that I'm trying for fish that are near the bottom, rather than just suspended. Either that has helped me a lot this winter, or I've been the beneficiary of some great dumb luck.
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#11351154 - 01/16/16 11:01 PM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
pats jigs Offline
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Registered: 01/19/09
Posts: 29
Loc: Toledo Bend
You are doing something right. I braved the weather today and only had two. January and February is tough for me here. About ready to head to the lakehouse at Toledo Bend to get my limit.

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#11351364 - 01/17/16 08:10 AM Re: Cedar Creek - 1/15/16 [Re: Bud B]
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 557
Loc: Travis County,Texas
Dang Bud wish I had of known you were out I went out Friday as well. Only lasted about an hour. Trolling motor steering cable issues, had to come back to land and feel sorry for myself all day that I was not getting to go fishing on this trip.
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