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#11476750 - 03/14/16 01:41 PM Lake athens
Carbonlite Offline
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Registered: 02/11/15
Posts: 28
They opened lake athens back up. So I guess the Tuesday night tournament is back on.

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#11476780 - 03/14/16 01:57 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
D. Ray Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/29/13
Posts: 19
Loc: Keller, Tx
Made my day! I took tomorrow off 2 weeks ago to go to Athens. I've been contemplating all weekend where to go.

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#11477112 - 03/14/16 04:17 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
happycampr Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/01/12
Posts: 87
Opened up just in time for us to go tomorrow morning too... worried about the water being filthy and fishing tough though. Now can't decide between bass fishing Athens and going after tilapia for an eventual grease bath at Fairfield... Decisions, decisions... juggle

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#11477183 - 03/14/16 04:41 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
cruzfishing Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/18/13
Posts: 84
Loc: North Dallas, Texas
I just posted up a report on athens, Fishing is awesome! Sunday was great..everything is still flooded...cast on the bank to catch the fish...they are that shallow. wink First time to that lake yesterday and caught so many on the bank can't imagine what you guys do on a boat there.
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#11477187 - 03/14/16 04:44 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Frank the Tank Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 17665
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Here we go
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#11477261 - 03/14/16 05:11 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Nutman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
.....AGAIN......
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#11477373 - 03/14/16 06:22 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Jim A. Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 431
Loc: Frankston TX
YEP....

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#11477421 - 03/14/16 06:44 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Nutman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
I sure wish the AMWA would charge a $10 ramp fee for non-Athens residents.
That would slow things a bit.
I think I'll go to the next Board Meeting and suggest just that.
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#11477423 - 03/14/16 06:45 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
BrotherB Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/09/15
Posts: 226
Loc: Athens tx
It's the worst lake in tx. You can't catch a cold there. I'd go to Kickapoo Creek if I where y'all.

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#11477462 - 03/14/16 07:08 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
GOLFnFISH86 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 31
Loc: Tyler,TX
Why do yall constantly complain about people enjoying public water that they have every right to fish as you. I grew up in Athens and can't stand the way that it is portrayed by the people on this forum. If you have a Texas fishing license by all means go fish any public waters you wish and enjoy yourselves, hell I don't care if you're from another state. I am going to Toledo Bend for the rest of the week and worry at all that I'm not a LOCAL, and luckily they businesses people around there don't seem to mind either. Life is too short to be a grumpy person.

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#11477476 - 03/14/16 07:16 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
T-Gauntt Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 647
Loc: Sachse, TX
Athens blows
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#11477620 - 03/14/16 08:16 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
SetNhooks Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 37
Loc: East TX
I have to agree with golfnfish. Life's too short to sweat the small chit!

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#11477626 - 03/14/16 08:18 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Razorbackuphere Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/13/10
Posts: 172
Loc: Athens, TX
Originally Posted By: Carbonlite
They opened lake athens back up. So I guess the Tuesday night tournament is back on.

You do realize that this is a 70% payout tournament right? I won't air any other dirty laundry, but if you don't believe me, just ask when you sign in.

Originally Posted By: Frank the Tank
Here we go

I know, it's hard for you to believe that guys have some really good days on this lake. If you actually knew the big names in the industry that come to this lake, instead of Fork, to catch 8 pound + fish, you would be amazed. If you knew how it was done, your negative comments would change...

Originally Posted By: Nutman
I sure wish the AMWA would charge a $10 ramp fee for non-Athens residents.
That would slow things a bit.
I think I'll go to the next Board Meeting and suggest just that.

This is not a bad idea. Although, as a local tax payer, AMWA customer, and avid user of said "ramp", I would like to know where my money is going (i.e. improvements, additions, projects, etc, etc). Just a thought, typically board members of million dollar businesses want a complete plan of action to consider.

Originally Posted By: GOLFnFISH86
Why do yall constantly complain about people enjoying public water that they have every right to fish as you. I grew up in Athens and can't stand the way that it is portrayed by the people on this forum. If you have a Texas fishing license by all means go fish any public waters you wish and enjoy yourselves, hell I don't care if you're from another state. I am going to Toledo Bend for the rest of the week and worry at all that I'm not a LOCAL, and luckily they businesses people around there don't seem to mind either. Life is too short to be a grumpy person.

EXACTLY!
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#11477697 - 03/14/16 08:38 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
Frank the Tank Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 17665
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Thx, I am well aware that guys catch big sacks on this lake and that some big name guys fish this lake. It is a great lake. Many, many weekend warriors have come on here and proclaimed their greatness after a trip to Athens to ensure the world knows........ some even have pics.
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Talon Lures - high quality, hand tied lures made in Texas.
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#11477891 - 03/14/16 09:43 PM Re: Lake athens [Re: Carbonlite]
montyb Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/03/09
Posts: 6
I'm going Tuesday.

Do i go with chicken livers or frozen shrimp.

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