Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
miaruss, txfish7, Trcsx180, User1981, TeddyT
103536 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84004
hopalong 75457
Pilothawk 74021
JDavis7873® 67380
John175 ® 61810
FattyMcButterpants 60637
Tritonman 57277
Derek 57014
SkeeterRonnie 52607
LoneStarSon® 52537
facebook
Forum Stats
103536 Members
61 Forums
869007 Topics
11402933 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11733903 - 07/21/16 05:35 AM what's your least productive........
dimitri Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/12/09
Posts: 2063
Loc: Arlington TX
time of day to be bass fishing during the summer? i work nights and get off at 7am so i fish what i consider to be some of the least productive hours on the lake. during the week i fish from 9-2. for me its 11a-2p but i want to know what others think.

Top
#11733930 - 07/21/16 06:42 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
Jpurdue Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 813
Loc: NW Houston
There's always exceptions to every rule, but for me 11am-3pm fishes tougher no doubt. Bass like low light conditions. Plus it's hot as blazes during that time.
_________________________
"Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley." -A.L.

Top
#11733958 - 07/21/16 07:12 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3332
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
My best times, lately, have been 10am-4pm.....but, I have a strategy that has been productive. I fish ONLY shaded spots that tend to have all day shade. The water temps stay slightly cooler...though not much. The big thing is shade is cover. And it's easy for me to find them that way. Also, nobody thinks to fish really shallow during the summer.
_________________________
Daiwa
Megabass
Lews



Top
#11733974 - 07/21/16 07:26 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2549
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
If im Fishing shallow, after 10.30.

Top
#11734017 - 07/21/16 07:58 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
Der Vorsteher™ Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 21224
Loc: The 903
For me, its about a 24 hour window where i just can't get a bite. The rest of the time seems to work OK.


Edited by Der Vorsteher™ (07/21/16 11:55 AM)
_________________________

Top
#11734024 - 07/21/16 08:02 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: Jpurdue]
Rhino68W Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/06/14
Posts: 5992
Loc: Benbrook, TX
Originally Posted By: Jpurdue
There's always exceptions to every rule, but for me 11am-3pm fishes tougher no doubt. Bass like low light conditions. Plus it's hot as blazes during that time.
_________________________
I am Rhino68W, and I approve of this message.

Top
#11734089 - 07/21/16 08:36 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: SteezMacQueen]
Epic backlash Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 582
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
My best times, lately, have been 10am-4pm.....but, I have a strategy that has been productive. I fish ONLY shaded spots that tend to have all day shade. The water temps stay slightly cooler...though not much. The big thing is shade is cover. And it's easy for me to find them that way. Also, nobody thinks to fish really shallow during the summer.



That's because people read on here that the only way to catch fish when it heats up is to go deep. Do fish move from shallow to deeper water? Yep! Do fish stay shallow year round? Yep. The biggest fish I catch are shallow in summer and even on extremely hot days...... Like Steez said, I look for shade. You can certainly catch fish offshore when the weather heats up but don't count out a shallow bite and punching mats.

Top
#11734126 - 07/21/16 08:59 AM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: Epic backlash]
JacksonBean Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 3165
Loc: Greenville, TX
Originally Posted By: Epic backlash
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
My best times, lately, have been 10am-4pm.....but, I have a strategy that has been productive. I fish ONLY shaded spots that tend to have all day shade. The water temps stay slightly cooler...though not much. The big thing is shade is cover. And it's easy for me to find them that way. Also, nobody thinks to fish really shallow during the summer.



That's because people read on here that the only way to catch fish when it heats up is to go deep. Do fish move from shallow to deeper water? Yep! Do fish stay shallow year round? Yep. The biggest fish I catch are shallow in summer and even on extremely hot days...... Like Steez said, I look for shade. You can certainly catch fish offshore when the weather heats up but don't count out a shallow bite and punching mats.



Funny, we just had this conversation on another website. A lot of people seem to fish a lot less in June and July for fear of getting fewer bites but I get some of my best results in the heat of the day even into August.

I seem to be least productive when my expectations are high.


Top
#11735116 - 07/21/16 04:41 PM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
pwarren Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/29/16
Posts: 97
Loc: Lakeside, TX
My least productive time is when I get the boat on the water to when I load the boat on the trailer.

Top
#11735153 - 07/21/16 05:03 PM Re: what's your least productive........ [Re: dimitri]
Finesse Master Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/18/15
Posts: 742
Loc: Wichita Falls/DFW
All day

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide