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#11382125 - 01/31/16 11:23 AM eagle Mountain Update
mjtb2006 Offline

Registered: 01/10/12
Posts: 75
Loc: Saginaw
hey all

I hit EM yesterday with my wife. We fished for 5 hours, two dinks landed with about 4 others hooked and lost. All fish came on slow worked baits along the bottom: Carolina rig brush hogs, swivel head jig flirt worms and drop shot. Water temp was 53.5 and high of 54.5. Did not mark hardly any fish in depths 20 - 7 feet. Fish that we caught came out of shorelines casts and worked back tot he boat so around 5 feet. I have been marking a ton of bait and fish in 25-35 feet of water, but cannot buy a bit. I have used drop shots, Carolina, and crappie jigs trying to figure out what they are; any ideas? Right off the pier that marks the no wake, I could see clouds of fish near and suspended off the bottom, but no bites. Any input on what these deep water schools are would be great.


#11382427 - 01/31/16 04:19 PM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
GROD Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1491
Loc: Eagle Mountain
I'm heading out there tomorrow... Noon to dusk... I'll let you know how it goes. Did you fish the north or south end? Probably sandbass too....

#11382429 - 01/31/16 04:20 PM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
GROD Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1491
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Never mind.. I see you fished the south.

#11382807 - 01/31/16 07:58 PM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
EN591 Offline

Registered: 10/24/04
Posts: 484
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
We fished the south end today and only managed one fish(positive note is he was fat and healthy). Tried a bunch of different techniques but the one bass that was caught was on a red eye shad. We fished mostly shallow all day and saw water temps from 49-55. Talked to a couple of other groups at the ramp and neither boat caught a fish.

#11382854 - 01/31/16 08:18 PM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
captaincam3 Offline

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 326
Loc: FTW
There is so much shad in that lake right now, I don't know why anything would eat a lure
2012 Nautic Star 2200 Sport

#11383371 - 02/01/16 08:26 AM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
E-bright Offline

Registered: 12/05/13
Posts: 250
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Its been over a week since i been on it but i usually go 3 times s week out there when im not working. The only thing i can find them on are tiny swim baits almost like finesse fishing a shakeyhead. They were small keepers but like you said chunky

#11383380 - 02/01/16 08:28 AM Re: eagle Mountain Update [Re: mjtb2006]
RiveraTackleCo. Offline
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Registered: 02/29/08
Posts: 6399
Loc: fort worth,texas
We were out there yesterday from 1-6pm...Zero'd...Did see a fellow getting ready to drop some new real estate in the lake at the ramp.


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