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#11821270 - 09/10/16 11:56 AM Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing?
James510 Offline
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Registered: 09/03/16
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Was wondering if anybody has had any luck fishing at Lake Lavon Dam. I'm using fresh cut Shad on a Carolina Rig and my past 2 trips I haven't gotten as much as a nibble. Any advice??

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#11821335 - 09/10/16 01:00 PM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: James510]
Mr.fish(tornado) Offline
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Its because theres no running water.
If they were releasing the gates , you wont get nibbles. Youd be catching them.
If its a nibble down size your baits and hooks.
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#11822023 - 09/10/16 08:38 PM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: Mr.fish(tornado)]
James510 Offline
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Do you know when they normally release the dam?

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#11827809 - 09/13/16 11:41 PM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: James510]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Offline
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They release when the lake gets high. Until we get a bunch of rain no gates will be open so no fish.
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#11834092 - 09/17/16 03:44 PM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: Mckinneycrappiecatcher]
James510 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Mckinneycrappiecatcher
They release when the lake gets high. Until we get a bunch of rain no gates will be open so no fish.


Guess im waiting until winter then!

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#11838544 - 09/20/16 12:46 AM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: James510]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Offline
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And generally with the catfish, the more water, the better. Most fish I saw caught in spring were with 8-12 gates open
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#11840793 - 09/21/16 09:19 AM Re: Lake Lavon Dam Catfishing? [Re: Mckinneycrappiecatcher]
James510 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Mckinneycrappiecatcher
And generally with the catfish, the more water, the better. Most fish I saw caught in spring were with 8-12 gates open


Why when the gates are open? Do the cats get sucked from the lake to the dam and fall thru?

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