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#11480009 - 03/15/16 08:29 PM Where are all the slot fish? (Fork)
scott123456789 Offline
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 511
Loc: Weatherford, TX
With a big tournament this weekend figure no one wants to share much, but as a westerner who makes a trip per year I'd love any help finding slot fish! Launching from FM17 or LFM.

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#11480079 - 03/15/16 08:59 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
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#11480174 - 03/15/16 09:36 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
8upwithfishin' Online   content
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Registered: 02/22/09
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Loc: McKinney, Tx.
Wow, amazing........ great tip.

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#11480178 - 03/15/16 09:37 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
Lake Fork Guide Zach Hughes Offline
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All the major spawning creeks are loaded with slots on beds. Weightless flukes fished around the grass and swim baits will get you bit. Once you locate fish on beds fish the flukes slow in the area. Good luck sir
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#11480309 - 03/15/16 10:25 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
scott123456789 Offline
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What am I looking for to identify spawning creeks?

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#11480375 - 03/15/16 10:54 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
David Burton Offline
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Zach knows of what he speaks... Take to heart!

Spawning Creeks are mostly labeled such on the map, but the big ones are:

Glade, Running, Caney, Birch, Penson... Basically any of the larger northern creeks with large flats running out from the creek channel in 2-8 foot.
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#11482140 - 03/16/16 07:03 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
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I don't know anything about Zach, but thx for giving this guy some real tips. I will look you up if I ever need a guide on Lake Fork.

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#11482175 - 03/16/16 07:27 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: 8upwithfishin']
Reshelman Offline
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Originally Posted By: 8upwithfishin'
Wow, amazing........ great tip.


Let's hear yours
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#11482195 - 03/16/16 07:40 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
8upwithfishin' Online   content
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I haven't fished it in several weeks, so I don't have any. But, that's about as good as saying fish north of the dam. Point is, if you can't help a fellow fisherman out, then don't reply with that kind of remark. But just like you chiming in, that's why allot of people don't even get on the forum anymore.

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#11482214 - 03/16/16 07:52 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
Reshelman Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
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Loc: McKinney
It's why I read the bass section, so much attitude! It's entertaining
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#11482226 - 03/16/16 07:59 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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I would fish allot in caney and maybe dale if i was you. Both are large creeks and you can spend day in both of them

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#11482239 - 03/16/16 08:04 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
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I would concentrate on smaller coves off the main lake or coves close to the mouth of major creeks. thumb
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#11482281 - 03/16/16 08:21 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
Clark3 Online   content
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Registered: 01/22/12
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Tore them up today they're everywhere
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#11482458 - 03/16/16 09:23 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: scott123456789]
Fly chef Offline
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Registered: 02/21/13
Posts: 172
Loc: Temple Tx
Where are the shell flats on lake fork ?

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#11482708 - 03/16/16 11:42 PM Re: Where are all the slot fish? (Fork) [Re: Fly chef]
David Burton Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fly chef
Where are the shell flats on lake fork ?


I am no expert, but I see them everywhere. When I see white shells on the shore, I start working out from the shore following the contours looking for the harder returns on my graph, or run a Squarebill or C-Rig through the area.
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