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#11729057 - 07/18/16 02:53 PM Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello
Mark Jones Offline
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Here's the link to the Vimeo on Demand version of Bill's visit to Lake Fork with guide Jay Kendrick. If you've never purchased/rented a VOD episode this may just be one to check out. VOD episodes have extended coverage, are commercial free and packed with a ton of info you won't see on FOX or YouTube versions. They caught em.

https://vimeo.com/174885263

Also, here's the link to the YouTube version of Bill and Monte's trip to Monticello. It was a great show as well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAFDJbL28XM

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#11729523 - 07/18/16 08:16 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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We had a great time that's a cool lake I've heard about it for years can't wait to get back!!!
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#11729561 - 07/18/16 08:46 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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The Monti show was pretty good. You kinda put on Bill with the frog Monte.... woot

Really enjoyed it.
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#11731861 - 07/19/16 10:11 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Perry]
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Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
The Monti show was pretty good. You kinda put on Bill with the frog Monte.... woot

Really enjoyed it.


Lol he's the King of showing up and whacking them wherever he goes and I think he was trying to make me look good. I lost a really nice one he caught when I tried to lip it I felt terrible when I saw it swim away!!
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#11732126 - 07/20/16 07:06 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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Great video.
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#11732293 - 07/20/16 08:45 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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Monte I was surprised you have never been to Monti prior to the show. LOL

Great show.

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#11732295 - 07/20/16 08:47 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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Mark, we have the VOD shows and I must say they are awesome.

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#11732397 - 07/20/16 09:41 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: ezbassin]
Mark Jones Offline
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Originally Posted By: ezbassin
Mark, we have the VOD shows and I must say they are awesome.


Thank you! cheers

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#11733167 - 07/20/16 04:54 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
SK1 Offline
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Hey Monte, What was the temperature outside the day that you and Bill filmed? Thinking of trying Monticello this week for the 1st time. Looks like an awesome frog bite there now. Just really wondering if the water temps are still in the 70's on the far north end.


Edited by SK1 (07/20/16 04:58 PM)

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#11733191 - 07/20/16 05:11 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: SK1]
Monte Coon Offline
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Originally Posted By: SK1
Hey Monte, What was the temperature outside the day that you and Bill filmed? Thinking of trying Monticello this week for the 1st time. Looks like an awesome frog bite there now. Just really wondering if the water temps are still in the 70's on the far north end.


The outside temp that day was around 78-85 I believe and it was a little overcast with a chance of rain. I'm not sure about the current water temp Good Luck out there it's a lot of fun!!!
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#11733449 - 07/20/16 07:54 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Monte Coon]
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Originally Posted By: Monte Coon
Originally Posted By: SK1
Hey Monte, What was the temperature outside the day that you and Bill filmed? Thinking of trying Monticello this week for the 1st time. Looks like an awesome frog bite there now. Just really wondering if the water temps are still in the 70's on the far north end.


The outside temp that day was around 78-85 I believe and it was a little overcast with a chance of rain. I'm not sure about the current water temp Good Luck out there it's a lot of fun!!!


I'll save you a trip and maybe a frustrating day. It was awesome both before and after Bill filmed but it's not now. The coolest temp anywhere on that lake right now is in the upper 80's and that's a VERY small area and those fish have even stopped biting a frog. Don't get me wrong, you can find some fish but if you go out there with the expectations from that show there is a 95% chance you will leave VERY hot and frustrated. Main lake up north is about 100 and will probably be 102+ by this weekend.
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#11733612 - 07/20/16 09:00 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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I'm with Chris and it's not to run anyone off. I fished the day before Bill and Monte filmed. I came home and saw a post by Mark the next day and references to their Facebook update. I killed them. I motored with my G3 over about 50 yards of pads to get back to clean water. I watched guys fishing the main lake area where the pads start and they all wore that area out.

My 7 year old daughter has been after me to take her fishing around Lilly pads. I saw this post the night before I was going again (2 days ago) and was worried sick the lake would be crowded after the show hit YouTube. We arrived at sunrise and saw 2 trailers in the parking lot. I took a photo over my console at noon driving in and my vehicle was the only one in the parking lot. She caught a few small fish on an underspin/fluke. I had no blow ups on the frog and I caught nothing.

As I was leaving it dawned on me why my vehicle was alone in the parking lot. Word gets around and just 3-4 weeks earlier when I launched the lot was full and I saw David Vance's rig in the lot. Bill mentioned the pads growing over and how you can't get back past the first line of them. When the lake is producing everyone knows. When it's not it's a ghost town.

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#11734045 - 07/21/16 08:13 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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Loc: Athens, TX
I have "bought" several of these videos under the VIMEO.COM plan for the extended version on lakes that I fish so I can get the co-ordinates. This Lake Fork video does NOT give the co-ordinates of where Bill fished at the end as the others have.
WHY ???
That was supposed to be part of the package that you pay for in the extended version.
Very disappointed.
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#11734081 - 07/21/16 08:29 AM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Mark Jones]
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You could Carolina rig a frog in about 25 ft of water and maybe catch a few.

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#11735312 - 07/21/16 06:43 PM Re: Honey Hole: Lake Fork and Lake Monticello [Re: Nutman]
Mark Jones Offline
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Registered: 10/18/11
Posts: 1903
Originally Posted By: Nutman
I have "bought" several of these videos under the VIMEO.COM plan for the extended version on lakes that I fish so I can get the co-ordinates. This Lake Fork video does NOT give the co-ordinates of where Bill fished at the end as the others have.
WHY ???
That was supposed to be part of the package that you pay for in the extended version.
Very disappointed.


The gps that Bill provides are his own waypoints. In this case they weren't his. When Bill has guides and other guests he respects their locations.

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