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#11734653 - 07/21/16 01:20 PM Great Night on Lake Athens
txsuperman Offline
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Registered: 03/22/04
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Loc: little elm, tx
Dad and I got on the water and headed to the dam. Figured we'd find some schooling fish. Well we did. I was catching them on topwater while my pops was kicking my butt with the A-rig. In 25 min we caught 2 limits of unders. It did help that he caught 3 on one cast. lol. After the sun went down we hit 5 spots and caught fish on each spot. We did almost all our damage with baby rattle snakes rigged on a drop shot. Our first stop was a boat house with an under water light. You can see the fish easily. We caught several good unders on drop shot. Then we both put a big feather tailed 1/2oz jig on. We literally sat right on top of the light and vertically jigged. We caught several huuuge sandbass, mixed with a few unders and slot fish. Then went to the far left side of the dam and in a 30yrd stretch caught 6 more on drop shots. Went back to the light house about midnight and the bigger fish had moved in. Caught 2 overs on same jig and some more sandbass. About 1am we were getting tired so we went to the bridge by the ramp. We caught 3 slot and 2 more unders off the bridge on drop shot. It was good to be back on the water.
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#11734688 - 07/21/16 01:34 PM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
Nutman Offline
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Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
Well,,,,,that boat house/light will be covered up come Saturday night @ the Poorman's Athens Open.
Fish have been schooling all over the lake real early and real late.
Going to need 2 good overs to win this tournament.
I'm putting my boat in at 5:30am and going back home to bed for the day.
Don't want to mess with the evening pleasure boat crowd getting their boats and jet skis out of the water.
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#11734716 - 07/21/16 01:42 PM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
txsuperman Offline
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Registered: 03/22/04
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Loc: little elm, tx
I tried calling you last night Nutman to see if you were going to be on the water. Guess you were napping.. lol
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#11735811 - 07/21/16 11:11 PM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Good times fishing with your Dad are hard to beat! cheers "Lifetime Memories"! fish
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#11735926 - 07/22/16 06:26 AM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
JacksonBean Offline
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Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 3163
Loc: Greenville, TX
I'd call that whacking 'em Super. woot

Great times with your Pops. thumb

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#11736687 - 07/22/16 01:15 PM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
Lake Fork Guide Marc Mitchell Offline
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Loc: Sulphur Springs TX
Very Nice coolphotos
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#11742722 - 07/26/16 09:26 AM Re: Great Night on Lake Athens [Re: txsuperman]
Wildwood Offline
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Registered: 09/17/13
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Nice work sir....fishing with your dad never gets old!

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