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#11552237 - 04/19/16 10:40 AM Fork question for you East Texas sticks
Spike7444 Offline
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Registered: 05/13/13
Posts: 212
I'm taking the old man and one of his customers to fork this weekend and this rain has me extremely worried because I feel like it is going to effect the bite tremendously knowing my luck. I take him frog fishing every year and want to make this trip even better than the years before. Any tips would be great, thanks and hope y'all smoke em Alllllllllllllllllll
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#11552256 - 04/19/16 10:46 AM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 12951
Loc: Emory, Texas
We'll I'm no Stick on Fork, but shallow running cranks like Manns Minus 1 and the Bandit footloose are showing promise.. Frogs and flukes are a main stay imo... Try the little CB's around stickups and sparse cover, if there are any guarding fry you'll get smashed.. Frogs for the thick stuff, should be fine, have fun..
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#11552273 - 04/19/16 10:54 AM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
Spike7444 Offline
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Thank you I appreciate it. I'm sure it could be tough with after all this rain. We are just gonna give it our best shot and see what happens from there.
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#11552289 - 04/19/16 11:05 AM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: RedSkeeter]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 7755
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
We'll I'm no Stick on Fork, but shallow running cranks like Manns Minus 1 and the Bandit footloose are showing promise.. Frogs and flukes are a main stay imo... Try the little CB's around stickups and sparse cover, if there are any guarding fry you'll get smashed.. Frogs for the thick stuff, should be fine, have fun..


Don't let this man fool you. He practically built his Lake Fork Home off his tourney winnings! roflmao

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#11552460 - 04/19/16 12:29 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
Sinkey Offline
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Registered: 08/04/06
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Loc: Lewisville, TX.
So true Ken. lol.
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#11552873 - 04/19/16 03:45 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
Fishn_man Offline
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Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 4132
Loc: Allen, Texas
Don't go in with your expectations too high right now. Fishing is tough. Just enjoy the weather, enjoy the day and enjoy and fish you do catch. Fork is in a funk..
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#11552875 - 04/19/16 03:46 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Billy & Kay are the reason my kids have to go to junior college and not a university....

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#11552926 - 04/19/16 04:00 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Sinkey]
Chris G Offline
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Registered: 11/16/08
Posts: 1673
Loc: Frisco, TX
Originally Posted By: Sinkey
So true Ken. lol.


Look at that....one "under" specialist complimenting another....the TFF is so full of love!!!! hahahaha

The reality is both Sinkey and Ken are right....Billy knows what he's talking about on Fork most of the time...mainly because Kay tells him. bolt
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#11553079 - 04/19/16 05:35 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Chris G]
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 12951
Loc: Emory, Texas
Originally Posted By: Chris G
Originally Posted By: Sinkey
So true Ken. lol.


Look at that....one "under" specialist complimenting another....the TFF is so full of love!!!! hahahaha

The reality is both Sinkey and Ken are right....Billy knows what he's talking about on Fork most of the time...mainly because Kay tells him. bolt

You guys are wearing me out... Gilroy kicked my butttox 2 weeks ago by 7.0z, Sinkey and Ken both have won Trucks and boats... I'm the best ( admittedly ) net boy on Fork, next to Jim Sr. roflmao roflmao
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#11553110 - 04/19/16 05:59 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
Bruce Allen Offline
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Registered: 06/11/06
Posts: 1807
Loc: Emory, Texas
if we get the rain they are forecasting tonight and tomorrow the gates at the dam will stay open and that kinda kills the fishing here.

Now if you were to come back next month or early in June I'd say you'd have a much better shot. Particularly with those crank baits mentioned.
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#11553314 - 04/19/16 07:51 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Bruce Allen]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 7755
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: Bruce Allen
if we get the rain they are forecasting tonight and tomorrow the gates at the dam will stay open and that kinda kills the fishing here.


How can the fishing get much worse Steve?? ugh

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#11553318 - 04/19/16 07:52 PM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
HARD WORKN HAROLD Offline
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Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 1007
Loc: Williams Creek, Lake Fork
Billy, did you really use ur outside voice to say that?? eeks
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#11553905 - 04/20/16 03:58 AM Re: Fork question for you East Texas sticks [Re: Spike7444]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
I want to be like Ken when I grow up - woot

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