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#12824605 - 07/11/18 04:03 PM Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers
Capt Craig Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1621
Loc: Richland-Chambers
The weather is warm, but the bite continues to impress at RC. The lake has put up daily limits of hybrids since March and there are no signs of it slowing down yet.

This morning there was an hour of topwater action in the deeper water off Pelican Island. From 8 am to 9:30 there was nearly an acre of topwater fun. I observed four boat fishing closer to Pelican, but I guess they didn't notice.

Afterwards, I found a few schools of hybrids staging above the thermocline in about 28 feet of water. Using the downrigger, nearly every pass produced a keeper hybrid. Using suspended live bait has also shown to be productive.

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#12824742 - 07/11/18 05:10 PM Re: Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers [Re: Capt Craig]
rtothewynn Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/28/13
Posts: 19
Is Pelican island the little island off from Pelican RV Park or the bigger island North of 287/South of 2859?

Thank you,

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#12824763 - 07/11/18 05:16 PM Re: Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers [Re: rtothewynn]
Capt Craig Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1621
Loc: Richland-Chambers
It is the small island off Pelican RV Park on the south side of the 287 Bridge.
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Capt. Craig Copeland
Licensed by the US Coast Guard

2013 Nautic Star 2110 Shallow Bay Boat
Humminbird HELIX 12 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS G2N
Nautic Star Boats Pro Staff (nauticstarboats.com)
Redneck Fish'n Jigs Pro Staff (redneckfishn.com)

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#12824788 - 07/11/18 05:32 PM Re: Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers [Re: Capt Craig]
rtothewynn Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/28/13
Posts: 19
Thank you sir. That would be a very tiring mistake in a kayak!

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#12826630 - 07/12/18 11:03 PM Re: Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers [Re: Capt Craig]
JJHarris Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 07/31/10
Posts: 11
Loc: Marquez,Texas
Nice fish!

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#12826801 - 07/13/18 07:53 AM Re: Hybrid bite still on fire at Richland-Chambers [Re: Capt Craig]
gborg Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 1711
Loc: WEATHERFORD
Fat healthy fish, short deliberate report. Excellent !

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