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#12665457 - 03/09/18 01:34 PM Open dam?
D's Big Blue GS Offline
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Registered: 07/14/04
Posts: 297
Loc: Plano
Does anyone else think the fishing gets tougher when the dam is open? I mean above it not below
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#12665514 - 03/09/18 02:05 PM Re: Open dam? [Re: D's Big Blue GS]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1664
Loc: Euless
To me when the water levels anywhere are dropping fast the bite goes away until the water level stabilizes or starts to rise. I have fished all my life in Red river and when the river is rising the fish bite. When they shut to water off at Texoma the fish get lockjaw immediately.
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#12665684 - 03/09/18 04:30 PM Re: Open dam? [Re: D's Big Blue GS]
serj5150 Offline
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Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 2959
Loc: The Colony,Texas
Yes sir!! I have experienced that a time or two.
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#12666110 - 03/09/18 10:26 PM Re: Open dam? [Re: D's Big Blue GS]
taterpop Offline
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Registered: 01/30/13
Posts: 877
For me it's been this way, when on the rise shallow is best,when it starts a slow fall they will go to the edge of the flooded timber near the main lake and feed there.

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#12670289 - 03/13/18 08:35 AM Re: Open dam? [Re: D's Big Blue GS]
kodys'papa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17728
Loc: Tawakoni/Mogote, CO.
Caught three off my dock Sunday on drop lines in 5 FOW, water is going over the spillway
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#12671903 - 03/14/18 07:55 AM Re: Open dam? [Re: D's Big Blue GS]
Fishin' Nut Offline
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Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 6669
Loc: Huntsville, AL
On the Tennessee River, open dam = great fishing! Both on the lake and on the river.
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