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Was it HOT #13250933 08/17/19 05:26 PM
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Went out yestdy with HOT temps, 50% chance of rain predicted and HOT on top of that.....ooohhh I mentioned it was HOT already but yes it was HOT.....
Full moon glaring down on me on my way to the lake and I knew from past experience as long as it was in the sky the bite would be good and the struggle would be on afterwards.....
It held true again got too 11 before it was gone and the struggle began....
I wasn't too upset that so many piles didn't give up any fish as I would run to the other side of the lake to cool off....
Ran through my jig box tying on around 20 different color combos along with changing sizes before I found a jig that the fish would hit, it being a itty bitty 1/32oz #6 chart/chart/chart.....I gave all the jigs a fair chance but they would not hit any other jig. Even after catching a couple on a pile I would drop another color combo without a bite then would drop that itty bitty straight chart and fish on.....
I say this just to let you know even when you think the fish just won't bite keep trying different color combos and down size..... Just so you know I tied on a 1/16oz straight chart and it never got bit....
I stayed out way too long and it was way too hot, drank over 10 bottles of water and still felt dehydrated....
It was so hot my vid camera kept over temping....LOL
Results are a nice box of fish.....

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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13250955 08/17/19 05:49 PM
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Nice Haul SK cheers

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Originally Posted by Magged Out
Nice Haul SK cheers




Plus #1. thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13251113 08/17/19 08:52 PM
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Yes Suh Mr SK!! Amazing what can happen by just downsizing! Nice looking Box you got there cheers

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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13251224 08/17/19 10:45 PM
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Dang it thats a lotta work, but great rewards. I went this morning, first boat ramp, no parking spots. Second boat ramp, no parking places. So I went to IHOP fer breakfast and let the tourny anglers have it. hammer


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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13251283 08/17/19 11:56 PM
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Great Post and Straight Chartreuse is a Crappie Slayer!!

Way to go!!! clap


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Re: Was it HOT [Re: HOGON] #13251502 08/18/19 04:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Magged Out
Nice Haul SK cheers

THANKS.....

Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Originally Posted by Magged Out
Nice Haul SK cheers




Plus #1. thumb

cheers

Originally Posted by Fishbonz
Yes Suh Mr SK!! Amazing what can happen by just downsizing! Nice looking Box you got there cheers

No doubt..... The fish amaze me...... Thanks....

Originally Posted by Jig Man
Dang it thats a lotta work, but great rewards. I went this morning, first boat ramp, no parking spots. Second boat ramp, no parking places. So I went to IHOP fer breakfast and let the tourny anglers have it. hammer

Sometimes those crappie are difficult for sure...... Loaded parking lot? I would've hated that....


Originally Posted by HOGON
Great Post and Straight Chartreuse is a Crappie Slayer!!

Way to go!!! clap

It works very good for me at times..... Thanks....


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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13252423 08/19/19 04:04 AM
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Lovin’ the picture of that box.


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Originally Posted by crope1
Lovin’ the picture of that box.

It required some work on this trip..... Thanks.....

Last edited by SK.; 08/19/19 09:22 PM.

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

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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13252977 08/19/19 07:10 PM
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SK. any tips on how to stay in contact with your jig when downsizing to 1/32? I typically fish 1/8 and find that even when going to 1/16 it needs to be a relatively calm day to stay in contact.

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Originally Posted by CoachTod
SK. any tips on how to stay in contact with your jig when downsizing to 1/32? I typically fish 1/8 and find that even when going to 1/16 it needs to be a relatively calm day to stay in contact.

It takes patience especially when fishn deep...... If the wind is too high you'll have to find protected areas.....
1/32oz jigs are best used in little too no wind situations.....


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

REGARDLESS OF HOW MANLY YOU THINK YOU ARE WEARING A PFD CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE.....

Check Out SK's CRAPPIE Catching Adventures on YouTube....
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Re: Was it HOT [Re: SK.] #13253523 08/20/19 04:47 AM
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Thats a good mess!! cheers

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Originally Posted by Pot licker
Thats a good mess!! cheers

Sure was fun.....


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

REGARDLESS OF HOW MANLY YOU THINK YOU ARE WEARING A PFD CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE.....

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