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#11685320 - 06/23/16 07:45 PM Bridgeport 6/23 report
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Registered: 01/22/12
Posts: 934
Loc: Haslet, TX
Fished today from 6 am to 11am.

Had a great day, haven't been to Bridgeport in 2 years and fell back in love with it. Used to fish it every day when I was in high school 10 years ago. Boated 37 fish. Most fish were typical Bridgeport fish 10-12". Had a few slots and 3 nice overs. Big fish of the day would've been a 4lb smallmouth that I tried to lift and had a weak spot and broke him off.

Started the day in 5-6' willows pitching a santone 1/2" rattle jig (can't remember the color but mimicks a blue gill) with double z trailer.

Once sun got up high I moved to some docks, and caught quite a few there.

Tried to fish some deeper stuff I've used in the passed but wind was pretty bad out of the south. Managed a few on Carolina rig in 18 fow. The thermocline is doing something I've never seen on that lake so may want to stick to 20' and shallower for a bit

Going again tomorrow and have a back seat open

Here was the bait I stuck with most of the day
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#11685464 - 06/23/16 08:34 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
dh76 Offline
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 14
Loc: Decatur, TX
Good info. I love that lake when it's got water in it.
I just started fishing there a few weeks ago and can catch plenty of 10-12" fish in the 5-6' willows. I can't seem to catch much over 14". Maybe I'll try the docks and some deeper water. Thanks for posting.

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#11685547 - 06/23/16 09:02 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
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Loc: Justin, TX.
That's a beautiful jig Clark. They look like strands of living rubber.
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#11685738 - 06/23/16 10:09 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
jacksonmj Offline
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Registered: 01/28/09
Posts: 635
Loc: Saginaw, TX
Man wish I didn't have a doctors appointment or I would be hitting you up for that open back seat! Good luck again tomorrow

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#11686871 - 06/24/16 01:40 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
dlipsey Offline
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Registered: 10/03/07
Posts: 59
are the willows in the creek

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#11686892 - 06/24/16 01:50 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
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Registered: 01/22/12
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Loc: Haslet, TX
Willows are along the main lake
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#11686974 - 06/24/16 02:27 PM Re: Bridgeport 6/23 report [Re: Clark3]
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Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 726
Loc: Springtown, Texas
There are willows up the river as well. I fished up around Wise County Park, Wednesday evening. Several willows/green bushes in the water.

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