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#11633876 - 05/29/16 03:54 PM Depth for late spring blues
BrianTx01 Offline
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It seems like this time of year is always the hardest for me. I am thinking it is because I really don't understand spawning behavior. What depth are you catching blues at this time of year?
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#11634005 - 05/29/16 05:13 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
teenfisherman Offline
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Registered: 07/29/09
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I'm probably going to be fishing shallow moving water at hubbard creek this next Tuesday and Wednesday, but the lake just rose 2 foot and is still coming up.

It's finally almost full!
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#11634068 - 05/29/16 05:55 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: teenfisherman]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Originally Posted By: teenfisherman
I'm probably going to be fishing shallow moving water at hubbard creek this next Tuesday and Wednesday, but the lake just rose 2 foot and is still coming up.

It's finally almost full!


Good to hear that about Hubbard Creek.
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#11634090 - 05/29/16 06:06 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
clk Offline
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Still catching them all day long in 1 to 4 ft of water on Cooper as long as there is a plenty of wind blowing. The water is about to hit 80 then I will fish shallow early morning then switch to drifting humps and points later in the day trying to keep baits above the thermocline.
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#11634193 - 05/29/16 07:09 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
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Still getting ours in 48ft!
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#11634722 - 05/29/16 11:16 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: Capt. Michael Littlejohn]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Salsa®
Still getting ours in 48ft!


Probably need to go back to drifting. In general, I have had very little time to fish and when I have my daughter is usually on board and all she wants to do is fish for Sandies. She likes to catch them and est the......now I just need to teach her to clean them.
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#11634727 - 05/29/16 11:19 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
fergy1 Offline
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Blues spawn earlier than the other two. You can catch them in shallow water now feeding but they will go back to the deeper water as long as oxygen is right .
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#11634732 - 05/29/16 11:23 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
fergy1 Offline
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Blues spawn earlier than the other two. You can catch them in shallow water now feeding but they will go back to the deeper water as long as oxygen is right .
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#11634787 - 05/30/16 01:06 AM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
El Gato Azul Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
22-28 ft on lewisville
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#11635093 - 05/30/16 09:33 AM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
GetSlimed Offline
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Been catching plenty of blues between 4'-15' at Lewisville. Haven't tried anything deeper. Like clk said, they've been biting so long as the wind is blowing.
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#11635711 - 05/30/16 04:10 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
El Gato Azul Offline
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Boated 60 blues and a handful of hybrids this morning before 10 am..biggest blue was 20 lbs...caught them in 25-38 ft of water...mostly around 30ft
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#11636520 - 05/30/16 10:14 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
BADLANDER Offline
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Registered: 08/05/13
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Got out about 630 pm couldn't buy a freaking breeze. Turned on the trolling motor and drifted across 40' flat to 20' hump, tripled up on first pass counted my blessings and headed in at dark. 3/ 2 pounders

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#11636606 - 05/30/16 11:06 PM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
Bittercreek Offline
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Registered: 04/17/05
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Loc: San Angelo Tx
I would not. Be targeting -Blues this time. Of year.
Their Spawning.
Everone you catch. Takes away from the future of Fishing.
Is what we have been told. roflmao

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#11636872 - 05/31/16 08:01 AM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
El Gato Azul Offline
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Keep on Trolling Bittercreek....Sounds like a success Gato!..you are a brave man taking your wife and son out to test out your redneck marine mechanic work!!! glad you r back on the water...your fishing hole sounds familiar too! See you out there soon
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#11636896 - 05/31/16 08:17 AM Re: Depth for late spring blues [Re: BrianTx01]
CBoone Offline
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I have been catching them the past two weeks in 3-7' on Tawakoni.

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