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#12397433 - 08/23/17 08:35 AM Fork and Lavon past few days
Hancock's Guide Service Offline
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Registered: 05/10/16
Posts: 168
ran trips Sunday and Monday on Fork. Sunday we had a two man limit in 3 hours fishing between 2:30pm and 5:30 pm. white/chart jigs in 15-22' water. Standing timber and lay downs were the targets. Most bites were very subtle until we would find some suspended fish up high on some cover and they would hammer it.
Tuesday we had enough bites to have a two man limit but ended up keeping 40. Same pattern as day before just less active fish and it took my customers awhile to figure out that light bite.
Both days we found they wanted the jig moving. Slowly raising and letting it fall produced most of the bites.
Yesterday was back on Lavon. Lake is about 1.75# high and they are releasing water. Started in shallow willows but after only a couple small fish we abandoned that and moved out to submerged timber in 15-20' water and found some nice fish. Early they were suspended 12-14' deep but as the sun got up they went deeper. Dropping the jig to the bottom and just picking it up slowly a foot and dropping back to bottom triggered the bite. We kept 40 keepers and tossed back another 30-40 dinks.
White/chart and orange/chart jigs. Location and presentation were more important than bait color.
Enjoying my day off before I'm back on Fork for the next 5 days.
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#12397539 - 08/23/17 10:01 AM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
Slewfoot Offline
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2662
Loc: E Texas
Lake Fork is closed for repairs like Palestine! Sorry buddy! Your gonna hafta stay on Lavon and beat up those city fish!!! roflmao

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#12397682 - 08/23/17 11:21 AM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
HOGON Offline
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Registered: 01/07/12
Posts: 999
Loc: McKinney, Texas
Great Report as always Jerry. thumb

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#12399107 - 08/24/17 09:13 AM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
Hickory Nut Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/15/08
Posts: 481
Loc: Wichita Falls
Sounds like your clients picked up on that light bite better than the guy fishing with me or you could coach em a lot better than me. When he did catch a fish he wouldn't reel in enough line and he would try to swing em in and they would slap against the side of the boat two or three times before he got em over the side.
Good luck the next five days.

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#12399260 - 08/24/17 11:10 AM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
zig-zag Offline
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Registered: 09/28/16
Posts: 74
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#12399716 - 08/24/17 04:21 PM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
tboxfish Offline
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See ya out there....I'll be dragging Ol' Red around roflmao
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#12401194 - 08/25/17 03:42 PM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: tboxfish]
TexExp Offline
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Registered: 01/13/10
Posts: 1414
Loc: Lake Lavon

Thanks for the detailed report!!

Appreciate it.

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#12401233 - 08/25/17 04:04 PM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Registered: 01/21/01
Posts: 6668
Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
Good report, same type bite as Lewisville.

Thanks for the baits you sent me.

Ernest


Edited by ERNEST PATY (08/25/17 04:08 PM)

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#12401441 - 08/25/17 06:50 PM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: Hancock's Guide Service]
Three Nails Guide Offline
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Registered: 06/29/16
Posts: 606
Loc: East Texas
Nice report Jerry. Save me some on fork cheers
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#12406040 - 08/29/17 12:40 PM Re: Fork and Lavon past few days [Re: zig-zag]
Hancock's Guide Service Offline
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Registered: 05/10/16
Posts: 168
Click on my Facebook page and you can see all the pictures you want to see.. thumb
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