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#11932020 - 11/13/16 04:08 PM Athens
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All I can say is..... If you are going to hush Lake Athens, bring a white/char buzz bait and some wm-gold baby brush hogs. Fish em right in the middle of the biggest weed beds you can find.......that's not hard to do

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#11932062 - 11/13/16 04:30 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Thanks for the info eek

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#11932434 - 11/13/16 06:58 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Fished it yesterday. Caught most everything on a fluke. Docks after 11:30.

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#11933172 - 11/14/16 08:42 AM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Was out there a month ago, caught most of mine off ragetail craws on a shaky head. Really love that lake!

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#11933216 - 11/14/16 09:03 AM Re: Athens [Re: Mossive]
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Originally Posted By: Mossive
Was out there a month ago, caught most of mine off ragetail craws on a shaky head. Really love that lake!


Me too.
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#11933312 - 11/14/16 09:54 AM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Loc: Dallas Texas
Went yesterday, caught 3 dinks. Morning bite was non existent, afternoon was super slow. Talked to few other folks, same story. What gives?
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#11933600 - 11/14/16 12:12 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Go back to my original post.
it was yesterday (Sunday) that we did the buzz bait fishing & baby brush hogs
we got there at daybreak and hit em with the buzz baits and then went to the brush hogs in the same BIG weed beds.
we left at 10:30 to go home and eat breakfast and watch football.

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#11933890 - 11/14/16 02:39 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Originally Posted By: flukeman83
Go back to my original post.
it was yesterday (Sunday) that we did the buzz bait fishing & baby brush hogs
we got there at daybreak and hit em with the buzz baits and then went to the brush hogs in the same BIG weed beds.
we left at 10:30 to go home and eat breakfast and watch football.

I won't lie I went today and tried a buzzbait and the BH and sucked it up. I need you and NM to give me a guided trip hammer

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#11934022 - 11/14/16 03:34 PM Re: Athens [Re: Chris_K]
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Originally Posted By: Chris_K
Originally Posted By: flukeman83
Go back to my original post.
it was yesterday (Sunday) that we did the buzz bait fishing & baby brush hogs
we got there at daybreak and hit em with the buzz baits and then went to the brush hogs in the same BIG weed beds.
we left at 10:30 to go home and eat breakfast and watch football.

I won't lie I went today and tried a buzzbait and the BH and sucked it up. I need you and NM to give me a guided trip hammer


You must not have held your mouth just right !!!!!

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#11934209 - 11/14/16 05:05 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Oh, is that the secret? Lol! We were on the water at 6:30 am, went to several grassy spots, used a buzz bait, then a bone whopper plopper, then a frog. Nothing! Tried c rig with fluke (several colors, 7" june bug worm, and brush hog 420, then tried t rig with all the same again. Ill start working on the mouth thing...
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#11934230 - 11/14/16 05:17 PM Re: Athens [Re: burner42]
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Originally Posted By: burner42
Oh, is that the secret? Lol! We were on the water at 6:30 am, went to several grassy spots, used a buzz bait, then a bone whopper plopper, then a frog. Nothing! Tried c rig with fluke (several colors, 7" june bug worm, and brush hog 420, then tried t rig with all the same again. Ill start working on the mouth thing...

I caught one stinking dink and it was in the weeds on a black blue senko

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#11934480 - 11/14/16 07:35 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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I was also there on Sunday, it was slow for me only caught one dink in the weeds and five out of the brush piles.

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#11936556 - 11/16/16 05:28 AM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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I am a firm believer in the old saying --- certain courses for certain horses.
I catch fish in Athens ---- I cannot catch fish,,, period on Sam Rayburn
Confidence, knowing the fish patterns, TOW,,,, I don't know, but if I want to catch some fish I just go to Athens........

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#11936687 - 11/16/16 07:50 AM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 09/05/14
Posts: 205
Loc: Irving
Well, I am going tomorrow, haven't been there in awhile.... I hope things are better. My plans are to try something different than the wacky worm I always used before, going to try some crank baits, rat l traps, swim jigs... see what happens like that.
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#11937251 - 11/16/16 01:50 PM Re: Athens [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 11/08/14
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Loc: Katy, TX
I threw crainkbiats, swim baits and did not have much success but I did not try rattle traps....wish I had.
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