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#12806045 - 06/26/18 10:21 AM Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide?
hoodat92 Offline
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Registered: 01/29/10
Posts: 176
Loc: Shreveport, LA
And, no, I'm not looking to go to Alpena, Michigan or the NY Finger lakes. I was wanting to go somewhere and book a guide the 1st day, and fish a couple days out of my boat and target Smallmouth. But, I have more questions than answers:

1. Where to go? (within a 3-4 hour drive of Shreveport)
2. Is this the wrong time of year?
3. Smallmouth Guide recommendations

I talked to a guide at Broken Bow lake, but he told me this is the wrong time of year for smallies up there since the lake is so deep and they mainly suspend in the summer up there.

Thanks in advance
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#12806088 - 06/26/18 10:42 AM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
Bass Buster1 Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1731
Loc: Denton
I usually catch a few at Texoma. Put in at the State park go out to the main lake and start fishing the rocks on the West side going North with shaky heads, jerk baits, top waters like pop Rs, and crank baits, you will catch a few. Bonus is we usually catch several different species including stripers doing this. Beautiful place to go camping too. Never been with a guide up there so don't have any advice that way.
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#12806162 - 06/26/18 11:26 AM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
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Registered: 04/15/13
Posts: 252
Loc: Decatur, Texas
I would check with James Biggs. He does instructional trips and they are worth every penny and more.

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#12806292 - 06/26/18 01:08 PM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
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Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 540
Loc: Arlington, Tx
Lake Murray - Oklahoma
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#12806359 - 06/26/18 02:01 PM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: TxFisherman03]
Doug R. Offline
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Originally Posted By: TxFisherman03
Lake Murray - Oklahoma





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#12806442 - 06/26/18 02:49 PM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
MikeSouza Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 1758
Loc: Oklahoma
I live 5 minutes from Murray! I wouldn’t drive 5 hours to fish it in the middle of summer. Now in the fall, it would be worth the drive to split your time between Texoma and Murray. Would catch numbers on Murray, and a good chance at a PB on Texoma.


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#12806952 - 06/26/18 10:16 PM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
hoodat92 Offline
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Registered: 01/29/10
Posts: 176
Loc: Shreveport, LA
It wouldn't take much to beat my PB, as right now it stands at 0.00
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#12807028 - 06/27/18 12:14 AM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 9130
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Hot weather smallmouth fishing can be very tough. Early morning with a popper type bait is best but it is a very tight window of opportunities.

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#12807149 - 06/27/18 07:12 AM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: MaschinBass]
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Registered: 07/11/06
Posts: 2997
Loc: DFW area
Originally Posted By: MaschinBass
I would check with James Biggs. He does instructional trips and they are worth every penny and more.


I have not been fishing anywhere with much of a smallmouth population. I like chasing Brown bass in the fall.
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#12807240 - 06/27/18 08:19 AM Re: Anywhere to Catch Some Smallies Right Now? Lake? Guide? [Re: hoodat92]
Ian Fellenbaum Offline
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Registered: 11/05/15
Posts: 321
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Go night fish the damn on grapevine.
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