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#11848547 - 09/25/16 05:17 PM New Mexico white bass
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Took a little fishing trip with my dad to Elephant Butte Lake in southern New Mexico. I grew up in those parts and fished the lake growing up. Left the boat dock around 3pm MST, and immediately found the birds feeding on shad. Parked the boat and started jigging in around 15 feet of water. The white bass soon followed and it was one fish after another. Dad and I took home 30 fish in total between the two of us. We lost count of all the fish we caught and only kept the good the good size whites. I got lucky and landed a small mouth bass on the jig. It was a great day with my dad, and a great day on the lake. The lake is low, and looks nothing like the lake I knew as a kid, but the scenery and the mountains that surround the lake are always breathtaking.




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#11849045 - 09/25/16 08:42 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Beautiful lake. Beautiful dock pic.
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#11849078 - 09/25/16 08:50 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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#11849662 - 09/26/16 08:34 AM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: CHAMPION FISH]
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Beautiful lake. Beautiful dock pic.
+1 and good camera too thumb
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#11850200 - 09/26/16 01:27 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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coolphotos Awesome Post!
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#11851441 - 09/27/16 06:46 AM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Good trip, man that thing could use some water. looks like more dock than lake at this point.

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#11852678 - 09/27/16 07:27 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Sadly the lake is 100 feet below what it used to be. Maybe next spring the winter snow up north on the Rio Grande will help. Too much demand on this reservoir has depleted the water.
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#11853021 - 09/27/16 09:52 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: PMB]
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Awesome!
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#11853919 - 09/28/16 11:49 AM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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yes Sir any time with Dad is Great ... mine is gone but I rember those Days
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#11854211 - 09/28/16 02:57 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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What is that seat base mounted on your rod locker used for? Seems too close to the side for a seat. Also, the 1 at the front seems close to the edge of the boat.

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#11854839 - 09/28/16 09:13 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Stratos, I'd love to answer your question, but the boat does not belong to me. It belongs to a friend of my father who took us out on the lake for the afternoon since my dads boat was out for repairs. Honestly, I didn't pay too much attention to the details of the boat considering I fish of a Yak here in south texas. We hooked on to some fish pretty quickly, and my dad, myself and his long time friend all had an incredible afternoon fishing.

Flexpress, I think about the day he won't be around, so I try to take advantage of every moment I can spend time with my dad.
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#11855661 - 09/29/16 11:09 AM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Thank You for good report. I fished EB three years ago and the one [censored][pie only cost m e 250.00 but still want to return when it gets water.

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#11856330 - 09/29/16 06:07 PM Re: New Mexico white bass [Re: doctorliver]
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Not sure what cost you 250.00 but I will tell you that the water level has not been up to it's original level for several years. NM is releasing. There is some serious concern in the area about the lake, the fishery, and the traffic. People from El Paso and surrounding areas still visit, but I can tell you, that while I was there, there is only one boat ramp open, and many people are launching their boats from the shore line.
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