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The hotter the better #13245954 08/13/19 01:29 PM
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This year has been very tough for me to find quality fish, fishing has been really good for me overall this year, numbers wise at least. But, the last 2-3 weeks with the heat pushing a 100 degrees daily i have been finding the best fish i've found all year. Anybody else out there catching em in this heat wave? I went out Saturday morning to a spot i have never had much luck at, and man were they biting. Best fishing day this year by far and probably the hottest. 20 plus fish in about 4 hours, some of the nicer ones below. Almost all these fish were in less than 2 foot of water.

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Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13245974 08/13/19 01:42 PM
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That's fantastic. Looks like a nice honey hole. Fished Sunday for 4 hours. 2 fish. Both dinks. Still had fun.


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Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13246552 08/13/19 09:52 PM
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Nice fish. cheers


Side Note: I target sunfish. Bluegill,Redear,etc. Been having a great year. Water bodies are in good shape due to the past two years of good rainfall and a good wet spring. Also catching my share of nice bass this year!


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Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13246745 08/13/19 11:47 PM
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all those are great

maybe they are shallow & early
to beat the heat ?

U2 Banker
is that a stock tank?

Re: The hotter the better [Re: butch sanders] #13246870 08/14/19 12:57 AM
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Originally Posted by butch sanders
all those are great

maybe they are shallow & early
to beat the heat ?

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is that a stock tank?



Fish #2 was a stock tank. Fish #1 and #3 were from low fishing pressure creeks. thumb




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Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13246945 08/14/19 01:32 AM
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i think
i will creek fish

Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13247013 08/14/19 02:20 AM
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I second the numbers vs quality... I've only had one over 3lbs all year (so far grin). Most have been 1 and 2 pounders.

I am hopeful that the reality high numbers will carry into the fall when the big ones come up from the deep. If so, it should make for some good trips.

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Originally Posted by Mike@972
I second the numbers vs quality... I've only had one over 3lbs all year (so far grin). Most have been 1 and 2 pounders.

I am hopeful that the reality high numbers will carry into the fall when the big ones come up from the deep. If so, it should make for some good trips.




Plenty of BIG FISH have already been caught this year and this fall the fishing should be SUPER GOOD! hooked




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Re: The hotter the better [Re: YakfishinTx81] #13251547 08/18/19 08:45 AM
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I've had a super productive year, numbers wise, had nothing all that large topping out in the 4 or 5 lbs. range I guess.

Then, I was out just a few weeks ago, July 24th, hot weather, and I caught two LMBs . . . both just a tad short of 25", about 50 yards apart, about 30 minutes between catches. Suddenly, I had a few big bass for the year that had eluded me in 2019. Go figure!

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