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#11471261 - 03/11/16 12:36 PM Ever catch Sandies at night?
KBW Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/14/02
Posts: 403
Loc: East Texas
Just wondering.

More specifically in a creek where they bight during the day.

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#11471470 - 03/11/16 01:50 PM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
brucevannguyen Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 942
Loc: Houston,TX
I catch one on every cast below the dam during summer using rattle traps work close to the bottom. In pitch black darkness. You just gotta find a spot thats got fish.
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#11471495 - 03/11/16 01:59 PM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1840
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Lights
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#11471962 - 03/11/16 05:34 PM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
willweg Offline
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Registered: 02/16/15
Posts: 43
Lights in the main bodies of water i've had success with, but trying lights in shallow water when they are spawning I have never had success with. There was never enough bait in he water for a bait ball to form, and the fish just would not bite. I could see them in the water all night ( last time I tried), never had a bite. May just be my experience, but I have never had any luck during the spawn.

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#11471975 - 03/11/16 05:46 PM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
banderapass1 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/12
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Loc: Texas
After the water clears and it is not roaring rapids in your creek.

If you know where the fish are in the creek.You can fish that spot at night.Minnows fished on bottom with a split shot weight.Use your light only to see by and keep it turned off.Turn light on only when needed then off.We have caught many sand bass during the run at night.
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#11474435 - 03/13/16 09:41 AM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
LipRip Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1261
Loc: Fort Worth
Summer time under doc lights!
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#11474465 - 03/13/16 10:01 AM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
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Registered: 09/14/04
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Loc: SACHSE, TEXAS
Under bridges with lights sitting on the water.
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#11474486 - 03/13/16 10:20 AM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
chascat Offline
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Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 599
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Like has been said in earlier post. Good in main lake,deep water,green light, bait balls, and you are on.

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#11474667 - 03/13/16 12:30 PM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
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Registered: 10/10/09
Posts: 2491
Loc: Mesquite TX
You can wear them out under the bridges at Fork at night during the summer. All you need is a green light and it is on.

Reggie

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#11476307 - 03/14/16 10:52 AM Re: Ever catch Sandies at night? [Re: KBW]
BADLANDER Offline
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Registered: 08/05/13
Posts: 448
Loc: DENTON TX
We would bass fish fork during the day,
then fish the lights of docks by the dam. HUGE sand bass just ingulfing bait fish attracted to the lights.

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