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#11854892 - 09/28/16 09:41 PM How do you do it
Thecrankster Offline
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Registered: 08/15/16
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Loc: DFW
When you get to a cove how do you dissect it...Do you have a mental checklist....In order what do you look for?
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#11854907 - 09/28/16 09:47 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
James Biggs Offline
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Loc: DFW area
Find the area that correlates to the seasonal pattern you expect them to be in. Find the highway they use to go in & come out. Creek channel, road bed, tree line, grass or bank line. Then follow it to the first piece of cover they should stop on. Then do the same in the middle of the creek & back. Get a couple bites and use that templet throughout the lake. You should be able do break down a major creek in about an hour. Patterning on the fly is my favorite class to teach people.


Edited by James Biggs (09/28/16 09:48 PM)
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#11855036 - 09/28/16 11:49 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
Chris Coufal Offline
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#11855186 - 09/29/16 07:17 AM Re: How do you do it [Re: James Biggs]
Mudman63 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/12
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Loc: Spring & New Braunfels, Texas
Originally Posted By: James Biggs
Find the area that correlates to the seasonal pattern you expect them to be in. Find the highway they use to go in & come out. Creek channel, road bed, tree line, grass or bank line. Then follow it to the first piece of cover they should stop on. Then do the same in the middle of the creek & back. Get a couple bites and use that templet throughout the lake. You should be able do break down a major creek in about an hour. Patterning on the fly is my favorite class to teach people.


Great advice.

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#11855324 - 09/29/16 08:45 AM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
barryfish Offline
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Boom jimbo said it best!

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#11855338 - 09/29/16 08:52 AM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
John P085 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/12
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Loc: La Grange,TX
Act like your rigging a rod or eating a sandwich, wait until you see someone catch one. Then go pot lick.
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#11855882 - 09/29/16 01:00 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: John P085]
COWBOYSFAN008 Offline
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Registered: 04/22/13
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Loc: Killeen, TX
Originally Posted By: John P085
Act like your rigging a rod or eating a sandwich, wait until you see someone catch one. Then go pot lick.


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#11855951 - 09/29/16 01:30 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
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#11856401 - 09/29/16 07:13 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
Fork-Legend211 Offline
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I always try to start on the wind blown point then head to the bankline the creek channel gets closest to.

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#11856425 - 09/29/16 07:25 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Thecrankster]
Mike_Soriano™ Offline
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Registered: 06/08/08
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Loc: FORK
I wait until James Biggs posts on what he does..then I go out and fail miserably at duplicating what he explained.
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#11856612 - 09/29/16 09:03 PM Re: How do you do it [Re: Mike_Soriano™]
James Biggs Offline
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Loc: DFW area
Originally Posted By: Mike_Soriano™
I wait until James Biggs posts on what he does..then I go out and fail miserably at duplicating what he explained.


Haha well..... That's not good
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