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#11507003 - 03/28/16 06:41 PM Lake Athens
1thump Offline
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Registered: 03/26/14
Posts: 134
My sister just gave me some land in Athens. It is just a couple of streets from the lake. Just need to know if there is any good crappie fishing in that lake. i know they have bass. All answers are appreciated. Thank you in advance.

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#11507382 - 03/28/16 09:05 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
Dr. Crank Offline
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Registered: 08/24/04
Posts: 600
Loc: East Texas
Loaded with them, mostly black

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#11507546 - 03/28/16 09:56 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Dr. Crank]
woolyhogtail Offline
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Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 282
Originally Posted By: Dr. Crank
Loaded with them, mostly black
where are these crappie you speak of? Brush piles, boat docks or weeds? I've only bass fished there a couple of times, never really thought about crappie there

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#11507676 - 03/28/16 11:09 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
Stucky76 Offline
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Registered: 06/04/07
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Loc: Bedford, TX
Bass fishing is excellent and crappie are hit or miss. Lake gets a lot of pressure now from bass fishing. If I were you, sink some brush.
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#11507684 - 03/28/16 11:12 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
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If I were only a couple of streets away I would find "some" crappie. Good luck. Get on the water and fish


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#11508735 - 03/29/16 12:27 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
1thump Offline
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Registered: 03/26/14
Posts: 134
Thank you all for your answers. Guess I will have to go try my luck. fish

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#11511069 - 03/30/16 11:03 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
Dr. Crank Offline
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Registered: 08/24/04
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Loc: East Texas
Right now they are in 6' in the grass

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#11511251 - 03/30/16 12:09 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: 1thump]
1thump Offline
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Registered: 03/26/14
Posts: 134
I am taking a trip out there this Saturday to look at the lot. I guess I will do some bank fishing for that day if they are only 6' feet. Minnows or jigs? Thank you for that great tip. thumb

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