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#11532208 - 04/10/16 08:52 AM Eufaula 4/9
Bissett Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4089
Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
I made the trip down to Eufaula yesterday to see if I could catch some on the banks with the jig pole. I thought it may be a tad early but my next 2 weekends are booked so I had to go find out. This is my favorite way to catch em so I wasn't going to miss out.

I stopped at one of my favorite creeks on the north end of the lake first. Fished it for about an hour and only managed 6 small ones with the biggest being about 7 inches. Not what I was hoping for but it gave me hope.

Next I decided to head to the one of the furthest creeks south that I knew of. They usually start moving into those creeks a little earlier than on the north end of the lake. I walked up and down the bank but only managed a few perch and bass. There was some brushed piled up around the bridge that goes over the creek so I thought I would try it out a little deeper. Finally caught a pretty good blackie. It was the biggest one of the day but after not catching anything else down there, I let her go because I didn't think I was going to anymore to go with it.

I had a couple hours to spare and thought I would try out a new creek in the mid lake area I've never fished. I had been in there bass fishing and thought it would be an awesome spawning creek so I listened to my gut and have it a try. I caught two good ones back to back at the first laydown I fished. There were laydowns all over the creek so I just kept in going down the bank pulling one or two out of each one. Ended up with 9 and had a few toads come off as I was swinging em in(ouch). Didn't catch any small ones here, every one I caught went on the stringer. Wish I would have kept that first one to go with them! But overall a good day. Glad I turned it around!


#11532377 - 04/10/16 10:59 AM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
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Registered: 12/30/08
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Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Nice Job thumb

Horace aka Fishbonz

#11532458 - 04/10/16 11:51 AM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 1236
Loc: tx
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#11532598 - 04/10/16 01:37 PM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
Harleyrockstar Offline

Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 241
Loc: Leander
Persistence paid off!

#11532826 - 04/10/16 04:29 PM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
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Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 2121
Loc: Black Dog, TX

Custom Crosses and Plaques

#11533269 - 04/10/16 07:47 PM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
Ledeez Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 746
Loc: Lake lavon
Super sweet pics!

#11533747 - 04/10/16 10:47 PM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 38606
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Good times with some nice fish. Good job. thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11533907 - 04/11/16 07:20 AM Re: Eufaula 4/9 [Re: Bissett]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2048
Loc: Beckville, TX
Good story and pics....thanks for posting. fish


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