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Fayette 8/5/19 #13236757 08/05/19 10:34 PM
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As Dorothy said...There's no place like home Toto ! Fished Fayette today from daybreak til 12:00 noon. Water temp 92-94 degrees & up about 6 inches. The bite today was incredible. Fished 5 areas...caught well over 100 sunnies & the vast majority were big & bigger. Started out at the dam, then moved across lake to a submerged tank dam followed by reedbeds & finished up in two different depth tree areas. (5-7 ft & 1-3ft) Caught 25-30 in each spot. Used night crawlers the 1st half of the morning & Gulp Alive 1" minnows (chartreuse & white) for the 2nd half of the morning. It really didn't matter, they hit both with a vengeance. I tried to take some pics with the Gulp Alive minnows & you can see them in some of the pics. [Linked Image]
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Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: Vogey] #13236865 08/05/19 11:53 PM
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Wow! Those are like catching 7 pound bass!


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Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: BillS2006] #13237005 08/06/19 01:53 AM
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Those are all super nice fish! You are the Man! Great pictures and report!

Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: Vogey] #13237027 08/06/19 02:09 AM
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bow_down Yes Sir Steve. "There is no place like home"! bow_down Looks like you have found a new "HOME LAKE" and it's called "FAYETTE"! hooked




Side Note: Nice fish!


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Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: banker-always fishing] #13237047 08/06/19 02:30 AM
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Bills...Not quite...I would say a 7 lb bass is comparable to a 12 inch bluegill & I only had 3 or 4 10 inchers, but thanks for the reply.
Grampy...Thanks for the reply & comments.
Chuck...Well, I would have to say this has really been my home lake for quite some time...it just used to be my home bass lake, as that was all I fished for until you got me goin on this ultra lite trip...and what a trip it's been. I love it !

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Great catch Steve ! Fayette is still KING KONG ! ! ! Canโ€™t wait to get back over there.

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Great pics, really nice fish!!

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The "Master of Fayette" strikes again! Great post and fish Vogey! Awesome job Sir! woot



Side Note: Hopefully I will be fishing Fayette either Friday or for sure next week! hooked

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Great job Steve, I'm glad Fayette still producing well. I'm going to have to go over there soon

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Originally Posted by Vogey
Bills...Not quite...I would say a 7 lb bass is comparable to a 12 inch bluegill & I only had 3 or 4 10 inchers


So sort of like catching 3 or 4 five pounders...still a heck of a day! Awesome fish! I have to make the trip to Fayette some weekend in the fall...how is it for kayaks?

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Bills...Not quite...I would say a 7 lb bass is comparable to a 12 inch bluegill & I only had 3 or 4 10 inchers


So sort of like catching 3 or 4 five pounders...still a heck of a day! Awesome fish! I have to make the trip to Fayette some weekend in the fall...how is it for kayaks?




I have fished Fayette a few times over the past several years from my kayak. The lake is very kayak friendly. There are several kayak fishing tournaments that are held on Fayette every year. woot

Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: JohnF67] #13237721 08/06/19 05:16 PM
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John F67...It's great for kayakers if the wind isn't too bad.
Rionator...Are you fishing anywhere this week ?
Laker...Cant wait to see your report.
Hunter...Thanks for the reply.
Doc...I sent you a PM...

Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: Vogey] #13238006 08/06/19 09:38 PM
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Not fishing either Fayette or Decker this week I got a lot of work that I need to get done. I just got back from Tennessee yesterday. Hopefully I'll be caught up by the end of the week and can fish next week somewhere

Re: Fayette 8/5/19 [Re: Vogey] #13257515 08/23/19 07:27 PM
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Nice Slabs Vogey! Good job as always!

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