This time of year could be tough. I have only been managing a couple on Joe Pool as of late. If I were in your situation, I would go to Lake Athens on a week day--but that is no guarantee this time of year.
Hey--we finally caught one!
Wife PB 8.68 lbs. Joe Pool, ---My PB 8.68 lbs. Joe Pool, - Son PB 6.08 lbs. Lake Fork