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#11905768 - 10/28/16 05:57 PM Friday Nite Bites
Timmychanga Offline

Registered: 01/26/16
Posts: 329
brucevannguyen here some of today's action for you right where I sent you the map to try. Make sure your lures bump bottom.Good luck. The last one went 12 lbs and Chartreuse and White was hot today.


#11905783 - 10/28/16 06:12 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 943
Loc: Houston,TX
That is AWESOME. Should be there bright and early Sunday morning.I got a little bit of every thing. Thankyou very much for your help.That spot you show me got some good bottom contours structures. Hope I catch one so big my son will yell for dear life. Thanks a bunch and great screen shot.

Edited by brucevannguyen (10/28/16 06:14 PM)
Will work for fish!!

#11905912 - 10/28/16 07:33 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
Windbreaker Offline

Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
Can I get in on some of the action? Where are we catching these? What lake?

#11906259 - 10/29/16 06:54 AM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Windbreaker]
Timmychanga Offline

Registered: 01/26/16
Posts: 329
Originally Posted By: Windbreaker
Can I get in on some of the action? Where are we catching these? What lake?

This is Lake Fort Phantom Hill near Abilene. It's a West Texas lake and really does better with a 15-20mph wind. The fun part is you can usually catch them sun up to sun down and all during the day in between. The cooler water at about 69 degrees now makes them fight harder so if your coming use big line 20lb is recommended. Most of us here practice catch-snap and release so we are getting bigger fish each year. I have caught as large as 14.6 lbs which would have been a record until a live shad (shore fisherman) caught a 16 pound hybrid.It's a muddy lake you will have to make some noise. I tried yelling "Hear fishy fishy" but it didn't help. Trolling with deep running bait that will bang the bottom, jigging with a Bo Bo Thumper will work. I play the Michael Jackson station on Pandora with my system cranked up and it works real well. It don't guarantee it helps the fishing but, with the music and a few beers, we quit caring if we land a fish or not. Throw up a hammock from the trolling motor to the center helm and your fishing buddies have a great place to rock & relax while waiting on a strike. On hot days I put up an umbrella in the seat lock mount and cool between fishing runs to let my arm rest or just cool off in the water with a floatie.

Good Luck

Kirstina relaxing waiting to the strike

Kirstina's fish

Max and her dog waiting for the bite

Edited by Timmychanga (10/29/16 07:01 AM)

#11906335 - 10/29/16 08:26 AM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
SeaPro-Todd Offline
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Registered: 04/04/05
Posts: 7139
Loc: Richardson TX
Amazing west Texas hibbies!!! Great pics!

#11907127 - 10/29/16 05:56 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
jbobo Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 2466
Loc: springtown,tx.
Those are some more great fish from FPH. I will be there soon. I have to get in on some of that action.
22 ft. Wellcraft Deep V CC
Bridgeport/Eagle Mountain/Possum Kingdom/ Lake Texoma Home of the RonRig!

#11907179 - 10/29/16 06:22 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: jbobo]
TCK73 Online   content
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Registered: 03/26/15
Posts: 3031
Loc: Jack County
Nice fishies Mr Changa. I need to make a trip there sometime.

#11908205 - 10/30/16 01:27 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 41141
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post. Also nice fish. Good job. thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11910390 - 10/31/16 04:31 PM Re: Friday Nite Bites [Re: Timmychanga]
Czechster Offline

Registered: 12/10/11
Posts: 46
I always get a kick out of your post! I have a similar fishing technique minus the hammock! I need to get lost sometime and try this lake out.


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