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#11729631 - 07/18/16 09:15 PM Dog Days of Summer
jhall239 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/15
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Loc: Hemphill,TX/Jonesboro,LA
I have always struggled in July and August but this past weekend I never got a bite on Toledo Bend

Anyone else struggling that bad? I hope not
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#11729645 - 07/18/16 09:21 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
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Loc: ft.worth
Fishing is always tuffer in July and August, graph is your best friend and understating what your reading


Edited by B.Hollingshead (07/18/16 09:22 PM)
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#11729657 - 07/18/16 09:25 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4055
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Other than sweating my [censored] off...fishing has been REALLY good. I have been averaging 18-20 bass per day. On several different lakes

All lakes are fishing super shallow. No c rigs, drop shots, or deep cranks needed. Just flipping cover all day.
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#11729678 - 07/18/16 09:36 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
goodman1389 Online   content
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Registered: 07/01/14
Posts: 243
Loc: Mansfield,TX
I share your frustration Jhall, fished for 6 hours today at Joe Pool and caught two small ones. I've been sticking to the deeper waters so I'll have to give Steez's advice a try. How deep is most of the cover that your flipping? Are you mainly just sticking to jigs?

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#11729720 - 07/18/16 09:56 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
Catching Air Offline
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Registered: 10/28/15
Posts: 53
Loc: Baytown,Tx
The wife and fished past 3 weekends. 2 on Rayburn and 1 on Livingston. Rayburn was slow and steady. Bushes and grass in 1-8 foot of water and Livingston we were kicked up the bottom with excellent results.

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#11729742 - 07/18/16 10:11 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: goodman1389]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: goodman1389
I share your frustration Jhall, fished for 6 hours today at Joe Pool and caught two small ones. I've been sticking to the deeper waters so I'll have to give Steez's advice a try. How deep is most of the cover that your flipping? Are you mainly just sticking to jigs?
6inches to two feet max. I have been flipping Biffle bugs at tree stumps and washed out beach. Literally inches deep. The surface temp has been 83-85 degrees. Perfect for bass.

Don't let the "gotta fish deep in July" dudes fool ya. The lakes are fishing shallow shallow shallow right now. Record rains and coolish temps have the bass VERY shallow.
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#11729770 - 07/18/16 10:30 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
jhall239 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/15
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Loc: Hemphill,TX/Jonesboro,LA
Well maybe thats where I am going wrong been trying to find them deep.
Water temperature on the bend was 91 degrees Saturday and yesterday or so said the Lowrances
Heading back Wednesday I will try shallow
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#11729800 - 07/18/16 11:03 PM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
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Registered: 06/11/12
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Loc: On the right side of "THE WALL...
Either fish really shallow or as deep as the thermocline allows you to fish
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#11729975 - 07/19/16 07:29 AM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: jhall239]
TexanTiger Offline
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Registered: 07/10/15
Posts: 18
My brother and i fished Paulo Gaucho last Saturday morning we did really good shallow. My bro caught his personal best 7 pd 4oz in about 8" of water! I was shocked, i will add it was overcast so that may have helped moved them shallow.

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#11730118 - 07/19/16 08:54 AM Re: Dog Days of Summer [Re: Doug R.]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
Either fish really shallow or as deep as the thermocline allows you to fish


Doug 'CAN' find 'em. Takes some searching and knowledge of the water your fishing.
Have to agree...
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Lee
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