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#12547598 - 12/22/17 09:25 AM Fairfield report???
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Loc: bedford,tx
Anybody been recently? Haven't been in about 4 years and was looking for a Squaw alternative. Thanks
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#12547623 - 12/22/17 09:39 AM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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pretty slow last time I was there
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#12547659 - 12/22/17 09:58 AM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Registered: 05/07/04
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Loc: Keller Texas
Went on the 15th pretty slow for me too - did catch a bunch of small ones in the discharge but nothing really anywhere else - if you planning a trip soon check the website - pretty sure they are currently closed for the deer hunt

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#12547771 - 12/22/17 11:10 AM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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#12547862 - 12/22/17 12:15 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Registered: 12/07/03
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Loc: dallas,tx,usa
youth hunt ends today and then there is another jan 1 thru the 3rd

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#12547957 - 12/22/17 01:28 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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#12548103 - 12/22/17 03:53 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Anyone know what the water temp has been out there?

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#12548360 - 12/22/17 07:43 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Mid to upper 60's last weekend.

I'm going tomorrow. Looking for another 80+ fish day. That lake has been CRUSHING my line lately. Who would EVER want to hassle with Squaw , the reservations, the entry fee, the KVD wannabes, and the 2 pound lameness. 25 pound sacks are what's in the money on Fairfield lately.
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#12553241 - 12/27/17 04:00 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
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#12553264 - 12/27/17 04:16 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Anything new to report

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#12553283 - 12/27/17 04:31 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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I went last weekend and was able to catch some smaller fish flipping jigs but no good ones. I’m definitely curious to know how people are catching the better fish right now. especially the 25 pound sacks mentioned above

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#12553341 - 12/27/17 05:28 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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Loc: Waco, TX
Dumb question I know, but I just want to be sure: you guys are talking about the Fairfield Lake where Fairfield State Park is, right? The reason I ask is the TPWD page for Fairfield Lake acts like the fishing there is dead yet I see these kinds of reports...

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#12553475 - 12/27/17 07:27 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Originally Posted By: texasAUtiger
Dumb question I know, but I just want to be sure: you guys are talking about the Fairfield Lake where Fairfield State Park is, right? The reason I ask is the TPWD page for Fairfield Lake acts like the fishing there is dead yet I see these kinds of reports...


It's almost like TPWD or whoever writes those reports is afraid to take down the reports of fish kills in 2004 or whenever.
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#12553513 - 12/27/17 07:52 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Originally Posted By: texasAUtiger
Dumb question I know, but I just want to be sure: you guys are talking about the Fairfield Lake where Fairfield State Park is, right? The reason I ask is the TPWD page for Fairfield Lake acts like the fishing there is dead yet I see these kinds of reports...
it's anything but dead.
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#12553677 - 12/27/17 09:25 PM Re: Fairfield report??? [Re: DieselP2]
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I fished it 4 or 5 times last winter and had a blast. Caught several in the 5 to 6 lb range, lots in the 3 lb range.. jigs, spinnerbaits, and swimbaits in water 3 to 10 feet of water. Lots of grassj, reeds and brush. Other than not catching anything larger than 6, it was better than Martin Creek hands down and almost as good as Monti to me.


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