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#12355627 - 07/24/17 11:19 AM No bite until mid-day?
JustinB Offline

Registered: 02/27/10
Posts: 121
Seems like no sandbass or hybrid bite until after 11am. Why is that?

#12355653 - 07/24/17 11:41 AM Re: No bite until mid-day? [Re: JustinB]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
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had a big breakfast and lunch isn't until 11 smile
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#12355681 - 07/24/17 11:56 AM Re: No bite until mid-day? [Re: JustinB]
Capt Craig Offline
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I tore them up yesterday on Richland Chambers from 0700 to 0900 when I limited and went in. On any given body of water, one school might not eat until later, while others feed early. I have sat on a suspended school at mid day and had them suddenly turn on and then in 15 minutes just shut off. Fish do what they want. If a school wont eat, look for another school.
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#12355985 - 07/24/17 03:10 PM Re: No bite until mid-day? [Re: JustinB]
Tx Tree Grower Offline
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Registered: 09/17/08
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Loc: Palestine, TX
If you have a big full moon fish will often have lock jaw first thing in the morning and transition to a stronger late morning to mid day bite. I don't find that most moon phases affect freshwater fishing all that much. However, a full moon does greatly affect the bite in my opinion. Not sure if that applies in this particular situation or not.

#12356233 - 07/24/17 05:58 PM Re: No bite until mid-day? [Re: JustinB]
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I agree the full moon affects the morning bite. Sometimes it's tough but you have to be in the right place at the right time even if it's an accident.
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