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Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing #12815245
07/03/18 09:01 PM
07/03/18 09:01 PM
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Joshua, TX
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Happy 4th of July TFF! If you don't lose any fingers playing with firecrackers tomorrow, here is how we're catching our fish right now:

Lakes: Cedar Creek, Eagle Mountain, Benbrook, Lake Arlington, Lake Weatherford

Water Temp: 84-88 depending on lake and time of day

Best Fishing depth: 12-18ft

Best Fishing time: Last week it was mid day. This week it will be daybreak til 10:30-11:00ish judging by the moon.

Baits of Choice: Thump Chubbies and Thump Jumpers from www.constantpursuitoutfitters., small chartreuse hair jigs from www.sscrappiejigs.com and minnows

Best Rod: 7ft G-Rod

Best Reel: Shimano or Pflueger

Best Line: Wally Marshall 8lb hi-vis

Best Tip: The number one thing I would change about most people jigging is they aren't moving slowly enough. This time of year, I want my customer's moving their pole at an unnaturally slow pace. B


Right now it's all stick and move. I'll pull up on a pile that loaded, catch 4-6 fish on jigs, then pull another 4-6 on minnows. If we don't get bit in 2-3 minutes, we move. The bites are light, with most of them being simply a shift in weight or a twitch of the line.

Regardless if a pile has hundreds of crappie on it, I'll move if they don't get their act together in the first 3-5 minutes we're there. I'm starting to see it more and more where a pile will have 50+ fish on it and we can't get them to cooperate. I'll simply move on to another pile and either hit it later or save the pile for the next trip. I have way too much good brush to be patient.

We are still averaging 40-50 keepers in a 4-5 hour trip. Over the next few weeks, I expect to catch around 35-45 keepers per half day. I'm looking forward to another good summer, and I simply can't wait for my favorite two months of the year to get here: October and November.

I'll give away more tips and techniques this Saturday on KRLD 1080 around 6:00-6:30am if you're an early bird heading to the lake!


Last week's catches:















Last edited by Laner; 07/03/18 09:09 PM.


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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815269
07/03/18 09:17 PM
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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815329
07/03/18 09:48 PM
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Solid post and solid fish. Good job. thumb




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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815447
07/03/18 11:21 PM
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southwest more west than south...
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Great post wth lots of info and great pics! Thanx thumb


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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815472
07/03/18 11:39 PM
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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815482
07/03/18 11:45 PM
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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815625
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Nice report Laner! cheers


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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12815662
07/04/18 02:42 AM
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Very good advice on stick and move.... Exactly what I've been having to do.... run and gun.....
Nice Catches....


Jigging; it's faster than chasing a minner in a bucket!

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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12817110
07/05/18 03:35 PM
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Very nice. I am hoping to get a trip setup for my 15yo's b-day. It's already passed but I am waiting on him to decide where and/or what. He thinks he's a bass fisherman and I have yet to figure out crappie to get him on. We're gonna try at Cedar Creek this weekend while visiting family.

Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12817121
07/05/18 03:39 PM
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mooney_ag I have this Friday afternoon open at Cedar Creek if you're interested in something like that. I'll be down there the next few days giving these Fort Worth fish a break.



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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12817509
07/05/18 10:27 PM
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Won't be able to make it tomorrow. (Work). I'll be in touch

Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12818304
07/06/18 04:46 PM
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Good report Laner.

Did you get the rails installed? Better?


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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12818462
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Great post and nice pics!

Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12819118
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Nice work Lane.

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Re: Scouting Report from Ft. Worth Fishing [Re: Laner] #12821720
07/09/18 07:53 PM
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Hey Ron, I haven't gotten to put the new rails on yet but I imagine they are going to work perfectly.



Check Out The New Website!!!


TCU Alumni class of 2009


Owner/Operator Ft. Worth's Premiere Guide Service: www.ftworthfishing.com
817-266-9811

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