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#11364437 - 01/22/16 10:00 PM Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield
Robert 310 Offline
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Registered: 10/05/15
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Loc: Corsicana, TX
I am going to take my 12 year old on his first boat fishing trip on Sunday. Which lake do yall think I should take him to? I am thinking that I need to try to find a few spots to work something besides worms. Maybe crank baits or spinnerbaits. Fairfield is a big question for me. How do you fish a lake that is that warm. Lol. Thanks
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#11364901 - 01/23/16 08:38 AM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
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Depending on the water temps at Fairfield they are likely to be in the pre-spawn or spawning mode. I would start in 8-12' with carolina rigs and then move in from there. Always good to throw a trap as well. Good luck!
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#11364937 - 01/23/16 09:01 AM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
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Cedar creek is chocolate milk from one end to the other.
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#11365052 - 01/23/16 09:53 AM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
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Ummmmm chocolate milk...

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#11365088 - 01/23/16 10:15 AM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
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Fairfield will most likely be prespawn this time of year, the fish should be biting. You can throw spinnerbaits, chatterbaits, and squarebills along the reed lines or you can go to the SE arm, which is really shallow, and hit the stumps. There should, SHOULD, be active fish all over right now. That lake is really fun after a few months of fishing cold water. That would be my suggestion.

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#11376789 - 01/28/16 12:47 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
kej Offline
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Registered: 05/02/13
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nice
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#11376965 - 01/28/16 01:59 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
Mantooth Offline
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Registered: 03/23/12
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Loc: Aledo
The forecast this weekend is winds of +15 mph, gusts in the 20s. Cedar Creek has a lot of fetch to it when on the open lake. You can fish in protected waters, but it'll be a bumpy ride.

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#11377029 - 01/28/16 02:31 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
coachmatt Offline
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My dad and I fished Fairfield 2 weeks ago and caught about 10 in 4 hours. Fished bank of discharge side moving south. Caught all of them flipping back as far as we could in the reeds.

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#11377245 - 01/28/16 04:14 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
Robert 310 Offline
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I wish I could tell yall how the fishing was but a few hours in, I exploded the head on my trolling motor. Water temp was 76 degrees to the south of the boat ramp but there was a ton of green algae. realmad
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#11377255 - 01/28/16 04:19 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Mantooth]
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Loc: NRH, TX
Originally Posted By: Mantooth
The forecast this weekend is winds of +15 mph, gusts in the 20s. Cedar Creek has a lot of fetch to it when on the open lake. You can fish in protected waters, but it'll be a bumpy ride.


You might recheck that forecast.... Saturday is winds of 15-25 mph out of the SW with gusts over 40 MPH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sunday looks good. smile
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#11380795 - 01/30/16 12:23 PM Re: Cedar Creek, Richland Chambers or Fairfield [Re: Robert 310]
kej Offline
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Registered: 05/02/13
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Loc: TX,DALLAS
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