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#11598124 - 05/11/16 09:09 PM Echo Lake
LeoL Offline
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So I went back out to Echo Lake today. I was there between 6:30 and 8:30 pm. Caught the first one within 10 minutes and the 2nd as I was leaving. Anyways maybe you guys that go there can post what you get when you go. Here is a pic of the first one I caught.



Edited by LeoL (05/11/16 09:46 PM)

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#11598792 - 05/12/16 08:52 AM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
RussPrater "Bass Commander" Offline
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You'll find fish in that spot but if you wanna go after the bigguns, start from the middle (either side) and work your way towards to dam. I prefer a weighted Texas rig with a #3 hook and a craw. Don't be afraid to flip the cat tails and feel for rocks. Also, a weightless 4" dinger will catch em too. Color really isn't a factor unless the water is really dingy which is rare there. It usually stays relatively stained.
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#11599420 - 05/12/16 01:14 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
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Thanks for the tips. I might give it another try early Saturday morning.

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#11602732 - 05/14/16 11:27 AM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
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They were out there this morning, but no luck. I saw a few others fishing , anybody from the forum?


Edited by LeoL (05/14/16 11:28 AM)

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#11604040 - 05/15/16 12:26 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
LeoL Offline
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Went out again today. Caught a ding and the lost one. I must be doing something wrong... I will continue to go until I get me a nice sized one.

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#11604357 - 05/15/16 05:02 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
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I'll go give it a shot tomorrow around lunch time!
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#11604767 - 05/15/16 08:49 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
LeoL Offline
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I didn't feel too bad. There was a few people out there and they had the same luck I did. Maybe the fish weren't hungry today.

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#11606492 - 05/16/16 04:37 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
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Biggest I have landed out of there was a 7lber. They ruined it when they cut out all the cat tails recently IMO. Fish have fewer shallow spots to hide and now stay out deeper making bank fishing out there harder. Spawn sucked out there this year.

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#11606977 - 05/16/16 08:27 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
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Went out there today.. Nothing. It was pretty windy, threw a frog and a senko by the dam. And tossed a senko out in the middle a few times. Felt like I had to keep an eye on my truck the whole time. frown


Edited by matt6951 (05/16/16 08:28 PM)
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#11607039 - 05/16/16 08:58 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
LeoL Offline
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I usually try to go in the morning on the weekends. Not many people and I think its safer. Hoping i go out again this coming Sunday, not giving up yet.

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#11608821 - 05/17/16 04:54 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: NTXBankFishing]
Nathan "Bull" Montgomery Offline
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Originally Posted By: matt6951
Went out there today.. Nothing. It was pretty windy, threw a frog and a senko by the dam. And tossed a senko out in the middle a few times. Felt like I had to keep an eye on my truck the whole time. frown


Ive never had a problem out there... Tons of people or no people. Its really not THAT bad.

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#11609515 - 05/17/16 11:20 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
RussPrater "Bass Commander" Offline
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Ive never has an issue myself there. The best way to figure this place out is to keep going. I plan on making a trip there sometime this upcoming week if I get a chance.
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#11615318 - 05/20/16 04:39 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
los1983 Offline
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Yeah I fished it last Sunday no luck, met someone who having luck on spinnerbaits, then we saw someone by the pavilion caught a couple and keep them hammer ;, why anyone would do that I have no clue

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#11615324 - 05/20/16 04:41 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: LeoL]
los1983 Offline
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Nice

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#11615477 - 05/20/16 06:26 PM Re: Echo Lake [Re: los1983]
LeoL Offline
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I talked to the guy that had luck with the spinner bait too. Were you they guy that was with the girl??


Edited by LeoL (05/20/16 06:26 PM)

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