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#11456898 - 03/04/16 08:09 PM New Creek (sort of)
Normanium Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 2
New guy question, please: if a creek has been dry for the last several years (no fish) and now there is a creek where there used to be thanks to last year's rain, do the fish go back immediately, or do they get it the habit of spawning elsewhere? Will they return up that creek the creek that has been dry for years? May be a dumb question, but I have no idea. Probably overthinking this…


#11456956 - 03/04/16 08:35 PM Re: New Creek (sort of) [Re: Normanium]
Ledeez Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 1115
Loc: Lake lavon
If the is flowing! Check it!

#11456962 - 03/04/16 08:40 PM Re: New Creek (sort of) [Re: Normanium]
Grainraiser Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/10/09
Posts: 2540
Loc: Mesquite TX
If the creek has some depth and some current it is worth checking.


#11457216 - 03/05/16 12:29 AM Re: New Creek (sort of) [Re: Normanium]
Tony from Oak Point Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/23/05
Posts: 2169
Loc: DFW, Texas
I've had luck on places like you are describing in the last year or so. The only difficulty is just finding where they bunch up because sometimes it has more to do with the vegetation that grew during the dry spell versus the depth and contour of the crrek.

#11458864 - 03/06/16 09:35 AM Re: New Creek (sort of) [Re: Normanium]
68camino Offline

Registered: 04/21/13
Posts: 156
I agree with the above. I would say that if there is strong enough flow and fresh water they will go upstream. But like stated it may depend how long it was dry and what vegetation has taken over or changed in the creek bottom. Only one way to know.

#11458980 - 03/06/16 10:55 AM Re: New Creek (sort of) [Re: Normanium]
Basstoes Offline
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Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 1736
Loc: Frisco, TX
If fish can get there, they will be there. I fish a creek on Fork that dries up often. When it has water, it is full of fish.

Originally Posted By: acwil88
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fatty has more posts than you.

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