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#12389731 - 08/17/17 12:14 PM Running Lake Quitman??
JBellZX250 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/16/11
Posts: 1305
Loc: Grapevine, TX/Lake Fork
Trying to make it to more small Wood Co. lakes while Fork fishing is slower. Anyone have tips or hazards for running Lake Quitman? Also what seems to be the best pattern?

Any tips are appreciated!

Thanks
Jeff
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#12389845 - 08/17/17 01:29 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: JBellZX250]
Deputy T Offline
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Registered: 08/03/09
Posts: 477
Loc: Quitman, Texas
Pretty much safe to run open water until you get to the island. I would run any around it or past it at more than idle.
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#12389846 - 08/17/17 01:30 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: JBellZX250]
Deputy T Offline
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Registered: 08/03/09
Posts: 477
Loc: Quitman, Texas
I would hit up Winnsboro or Hawkins over Quitman any day though. That's just my opinion of course.
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#12389871 - 08/17/17 01:54 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: JBellZX250]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9057
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Go to Holbrook, Gilmer is about 30-45 minutes from Fork but worth the drive. Good Luck.

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#12389946 - 08/17/17 03:01 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: Deputy T]
Jaguar6 Offline
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Registered: 04/16/14
Posts: 770
Loc: Mesquite, TX
Originally Posted By: Deputy T
Pretty much safe to run open water until you get to the island. I would run any around it or past it at more than idle.
Pretty much sums it up. You can run from the ramp all the way around both sides as long you stay in the middle. I would idle around the island and anywhere non main lake if you've never been. Good little lake at times! Docks are main pattern for me but gotta find the right ones
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#12389950 - 08/17/17 03:10 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: Deputy T]
GIG'EM AGGIES Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 3252
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Deputy T
I would hit up Winnsboro or Hawkins over Quitman any day though. That's just my opinion of course.


Good advice here. You can run up in shallow water in a heart beat on Quitman plus the water will be like pea soup after this rain. Holcomb wouldn't be bad either.
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#12390055 - 08/17/17 04:34 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: JBellZX250]
Brandon Potter Offline
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Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 476
Loc: Justin, TX
I hate that lake. I'd go to Winnsboro

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#12390330 - 08/17/17 08:16 PM Re: Running Lake Quitman?? [Re: JBellZX250]
stratos1760dv-Jeremy Offline
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Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 539
Loc: McKinney, TX
If you can fit through culvert where road crosses in back off the one cove there is grass shallow company no off the bank. I don't fit, first time for everything! Skipping baits under docks and can fish stumps in coves early or late


Edited by stratos1760dv-Jeremy (08/17/17 08:23 PM)

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