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#12519638 - 11/28/17 09:22 PM over pressured pond baits
basshunter2000 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/05/16
Posts: 90
Loc: Fort Worth
want to try an extremely pressured pond, I'll be getting there right as it gets dark but I have no idea on what baits to try

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#12519656 - 11/28/17 09:38 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
CoyAintNoGoldFish Online   content
Angler

Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 282
Loc: The Colony, TX
Finesse is the way to go in pressures ponds. Maybe a small topwater for that time of day.
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#12519686 - 11/28/17 10:02 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: CoyAintNoGoldFish]
basshunter2000 Offline
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Registered: 07/05/16
Posts: 90
Loc: Fort Worth
that's actually what I was kinda thinking, a small torpedo maybe

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#12519905 - 11/29/17 07:41 AM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
Bayou Burner Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/26/08
Posts: 3543
Loc: Chocolate Bayou/Lake Conroe
Try a sluggo or a fluke

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#12519909 - 11/29/17 07:47 AM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
PlanoTom Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 561
I’ve had success with a small torpedo, like you said. I’ve also had good luck with a Zara Puppy.

I think the key is to try baits that the fish probably haven’t seen and fish when they feel safer - low light or no light conditions.

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#12520133 - 11/29/17 09:56 AM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
Phototex Offline
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Registered: 02/13/14
Posts: 1362
Loc: Coppell, TX
Or you might try a small, black Jitterbug or dark-colored Sprinkler Frog.
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#12520184 - 11/29/17 10:41 AM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
EastTexasBassin Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 941
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
I'd try a black 4" senko wacky rigged.

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#12520203 - 11/29/17 10:56 AM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: EastTexasBassin]
texasAUtiger Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 178
Loc: Waco, TX
Originally Posted By: EastTexasBassin
I'd try a black 4" senko wacky rigged.


This.

Fish. It. SLOW.

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#12520272 - 11/29/17 12:00 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
Zach Starling Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/03/09
Posts: 1915
Loc: Lake Tawakoni
Weightless trick worm

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#12520282 - 11/29/17 12:04 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
Shallow Waters Offline
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Registered: 01/03/17
Posts: 314
Manns Baby 1-, kills them here at a local park, nothing else comes close

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#12520298 - 11/29/17 12:19 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
Banker Fisherman Offline
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Registered: 10/11/16
Posts: 324
Loc: Sherman, TX
Spinning Rod with some light line..do a drop shot.

I like to have 15lb braid with 10lb mono leader. The leader I like is about 8-10ft so I have extra in case the hook breaks off. Then I will usually use a 1/0 drop shot style hook and will nose hook a 3" fluke, stick bait, lizard, etc....and then usually for the distance between the hook and weight, I like typically 2'. It does depends on the cover and bottom composition too. If there is a lot of grass, I like to have the hook a little further up. If there isn't much cover, keep it closer to the bottom.
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#12520399 - 11/29/17 01:36 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
TexasTechBassAngler Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/07/17
Posts: 45
In-line spinner or beetle spin will get you more bites than anything else hands down. For better bites though, I would agree with most of the above.

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#12520462 - 11/29/17 02:25 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
M. Alexander Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 822
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Small finesse worm or small creature/lizard with a split shot about 6-8” up from bait. thumb
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#12520809 - 11/29/17 08:25 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
pil,b Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1395
Loc: abilene,texas
Senko

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#12520835 - 11/29/17 08:42 PM Re: over pressured pond baits [Re: basshunter2000]
steve_twice Offline
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Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 311
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
The smallest topwater you can throw.

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