Congrats on some great trips! I fish Fort Phantom just north of Abilene and curious what advice you may have for locating and catching whites and hybrids. I go at least once a week and have become a shad ninja. I know the main locations (wind blown cove, island top, and few points) that are holding the bait last several weeks as long as weather is stabile but sadly I've had some disappointing trips despite seeing loads of threadfin shad along with some bigger returns mixed in that I believe to be whites and hybrids. However downrigging, slabbing, and casting just haven't been productive. I'm wondering if I am competing with way too much bait or maybe need to get more on the outskirts of the shad. Or perhaps these are more catfish and not as much white bass/hybrids as I initially thought. Any pointers would be very much appreciated.
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