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#11503113 - 03/26/16 07:04 PM First time on Tawakoni
SanteeSlabr Offline
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Registered: 03/08/14
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Loc: Wichita Falls, Tx
Trying Tawakoni for the first time. Any general recommendations on the better crappie Areas? I tried shallow water west of the 751 bridge today with no luck. Water temps were in the high 60s in the backs of coves.

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#11503671 - 03/27/16 06:33 AM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: SanteeSlabr]
kodys'papa Offline
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Get in the back of coves with matted weeds, males are under the weeds... At least that worked yesterday and friday
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#11503955 - 03/27/16 10:12 AM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: kodys'papa]
SanteeSlabr Offline
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Originally Posted By: kodys'papa
Get in the back of coves with matted weeds, males are under the weeds... At least that worked yesterday and friday


Thank you. We found some matted weeds yesterday and I tried along the edge of them but today I'll try to push into the weeds and fish down in them.


Edited by SanteeSlabr (03/27/16 10:34 AM)

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#11505070 - 03/27/16 10:01 PM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: SanteeSlabr]
kodys'papa Offline
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North wind slowed em down quite a bit. The good news I did clean two females today from less than five feet
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Hooking a fish is like playing string with a cat. The exact size, shape, color of string matters less than how you wiggle it- and little cats are easier to fool than big ones. John Gierach

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#11505333 - 03/28/16 06:44 AM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: SanteeSlabr]
Esnow74 Offline
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dad and I worked a little cove in my 2 man and didn't manage a single crappie on Saturday evening. We still had a good time and caught 2 cats and a ditch pickle but couldn't get a crappie bite. We fished from 1 FOW out to about 6 FOW in brushy growth and weeds. It was a great place for the 2 man in the south wind though.

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#11505377 - 03/28/16 07:17 AM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: Esnow74]
SanteeSlabr Offline
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Loc: Wichita Falls, Tx
Similar results for us. We caught three dinks in Duck Creek. Tried in the weed mats and water from 1.5 to 10 foot deep. The wind was not kind.

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#11507414 - 03/28/16 09:14 PM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: SanteeSlabr]
Treeshark Offline
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We got skunked this evening in the shallows. A bit early I guess!

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#11507612 - 03/28/16 10:25 PM Re: First time on Tawakoni [Re: SanteeSlabr]
kodys'papa Offline
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Slow today
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Hooking a fish is like playing string with a cat. The exact size, shape, color of string matters less than how you wiggle it- and little cats are easier to fool than big ones. John Gierach

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