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#12264597 - 05/26/17 03:06 PM Hackney on bass fishing myths
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#12264659 - 05/26/17 03:45 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
jcarring99 Offline
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good stuff!

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#12264772 - 05/26/17 04:54 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
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Loc: Denison, Texas/Texoma
Read that earlier this morning. Love how Hack is so matter of fact. Great observations.
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#12264897 - 05/26/17 06:16 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
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Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS

First light is an advantage in Texas in August....for me. It's cooler. That's a BIG advantage to me. He's right though, I have caught some giant fish in the hottest part of the day in mid-Summer.

Fishing into the wind? I agree, not so much. To me the big picture is to fish on the wind blown side.

An East wind is trouble because here in Texas, it symptomatic of a newly passed cool or cold front. In May..no big deal. In February - with a 30 degree drop - much bigger deal.

High skies do pull the bass tight to cover usually. That can help.

thanks for posting it.

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#12264915 - 05/26/17 06:29 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: reeltexan]
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Originally Posted By: reeltexan

First light is an advantage in Texas in August....for me. It's cooler. That's a BIG advantage to me. He's right though, I have caught some giant fish in the hottest part of the day in mid-Summer.

Fishing into the wind? I agree, not so much. To me the big picture is to fish on the wind blown side.

An East wind is trouble because here in Texas, it symptomatic of a newly passed cool or cold front. In May..no big deal. In February - with a 30 degree drop - much bigger deal.

High skies do pull the bass tight to cover usually. That can help.

thanks for posting it.

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I will go with Hack on this one....lol

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#12264954 - 05/26/17 06:58 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
Dubee Offline
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Me too

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#12265092 - 05/26/17 08:52 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
reeltexan Offline
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I bow to his greatness.
I'll stick with what I know works for me, here.
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#12265106 - 05/26/17 09:00 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: reeltexan]
Mark Perry Offline


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Originally Posted By: reeltexan
I bow to his greatness.
I'll stick with what I know works for me, here.


Everyone has their own ways. Keep on keeping on. I have certain beliefs in fishing that are out of the norm.

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#12265180 - 05/26/17 09:50 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
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#12265316 - 05/27/17 06:07 AM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
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I wouldn't disagree with anything he said, I mean after all the pro's have to and do catch them in all conditions and all hours. How many times have you seen an instance when they caught the winning fish minutes before weigh in. I caught my 14.19 right after lunch. For me personally, I don't catch'em when the lake is flat, need a little chop on the water.
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#12265560 - 05/27/17 10:40 AM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
cali kid Offline
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Interesting read. About the early morning bite though, if I have a day to fish I am not waiting until 9 am to go, lol.
I have to get out there early! Caught many a sassy bass at or near first light.

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#12265588 - 05/27/17 11:24 AM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
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Hackney just blew the excuses, a lot of people use because they can't catch fish, straight out of the water! roflmao roflmao roflmao
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#12265664 - 05/27/17 12:48 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Doug R.]
Mark Perry Offline


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Originally Posted By: Doug R.
Hackney just blew the excuses, a lot of people use because they can't catch fish, straight out of the water! roflmao roflmao roflmao

Yep.

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#12265789 - 05/27/17 03:13 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
beeflover Offline
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Registered: 01/01/05
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Loc: eagan, mn
as far as catching fish I'm not going to argue with Greg Hackney!

He doesn't address the ascetics of fishing at all because nothing is better than than first magic hour after dawn on the lake! Maybe he'll get more fisherman sleeping in.

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#12265838 - 05/27/17 04:05 PM Re: Hackney on bass fishing myths [Re: Mark Perry]
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I watched the Texas Elite live cast at Rayburn and they had a list of the number of fish caught by the hour. Largest numbers of fish were caught in the first 3 hours. Fish were caught all day but numbers declined all day after 9 AM. Not saying this is always the case but interesting data for that lake and conditions.
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