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#11671044 - 06/16/16 09:49 AM Lake Athens
planoracer Offline
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Registered: 11/19/01
Posts: 536
Loc: Plano, Texas. USA
Any advice on fishing Athens this weekend?

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#11671051 - 06/16/16 09:53 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
Chris_K Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 1182
Loc: TX
Yes, dont get ran over.

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#11671059 - 06/16/16 09:57 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
DEFMP Offline
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Registered: 10/18/13
Posts: 427
Loc: DFW
expect jet ski's and pleasure boaters to cut in between you and the bank while fishing

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#11671065 - 06/16/16 09:59 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
It's like fishing in a washing machine unless you are in the back of a creek.
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#11671216 - 06/16/16 11:16 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
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Registered: 03/23/09
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Loc: Forney, TX
It wasn't too bad last weekend. I have seen it much worse. FYI those fish are confused!!! Scattered. We caught some on outside grass edges 10-12' and some out to 20'. Few schoolers and frog bites shallow. Best was in 10-12 edge of grass main lake.


Edited by wackEmaster (06/16/16 11:19 AM)
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#11671317 - 06/16/16 12:05 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
JWalls Offline
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Registered: 11/26/14
Posts: 118
Loc: Glen Rose
We also caught most of our fish last weekend on 12' grass edge and a hump with some brush on it in 20 feet of water. Carolina rigged brush hog style baits. Was not typical Athens for us.

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#11671324 - 06/16/16 12:08 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: JWalls]
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Originally Posted By: JWalls
We also caught most of our fish last weekend on 12' grass edge and a hump with some brush on it in 20 feet of water. Carolina rigged brush hog style baits. Was not typical Athens for us.


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#11671401 - 06/16/16 12:44 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 861
Loc: Denton, TX
Yep. They are not shallow.

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#11671792 - 06/16/16 03:30 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
5Redman8 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 2912
Loc: Forney
No one can catch fish on Athens until Nutman tells us what to do!!!!
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#11671906 - 06/16/16 04:19 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: jbcarroll3000]
Chris_K Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 1182
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: jbcarroll3000
Yep. They are not shallow.

Yup. Schoolers aren't biting good and no fish of any size shallow. Unless you are good offshore, it's a grind <- I've always wanted to say that roflmao


Edited by Chris_K (06/16/16 05:40 PM)

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#11671987 - 06/16/16 04:58 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
Cobra190 Offline
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Registered: 06/11/13
Posts: 129
Loc: Rusk, America
Where is the nutman when you need him? I miss reading his numerous daily posts sharing his wealth of knowledge on Athens.

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#11672151 - 06/16/16 07:02 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: planoracer]
Doug R. Online   content
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Registered: 06/11/12
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Loc: On the lam
throw at the bank all day and you'll run into a fish or 2
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#11672215 - 06/16/16 07:43 PM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Doug R.]
Chris_K Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 1182
Loc: TX
True. But I want to catch 87 like everyone else does at Athens

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#11672740 - 06/17/16 07:23 AM Re: Lake Athens [Re: Chris_K]
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
Posts: 1928
Originally Posted By: Chris_K
True. But I want to catch 87 like everyone else does at Athens


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