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I've always wanted to know..... #13381367 12/24/19 03:22 AM
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Where does TPWD get info for fishing reports posted on their website?
I'm especially interested today because I want to head to Fork on the day after Christmas..... conditions look favorable, but I've read that it's been really tough lately. However, TPWD says the fishing is "Good".
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Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381370 12/24/19 03:34 AM
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Spinners work on every lake it seems. Not sure if they mean spinnerbaits but its been on most reports for months. Apparently some lakes still have a topwater bite too. grin

Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381376 12/24/19 03:45 AM
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I think they are written by retired weathermen.... hide2

Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381382 12/24/19 03:54 AM
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They can be quite comical, I think they get reused every year from 15 years ago.

Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381487 12/24/19 11:39 AM
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they used to be written from the owner here, not sure anymore.

Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381531 12/24/19 12:53 PM
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Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381533 12/24/19 12:57 PM
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Crappie biting on jigs and minnows.


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Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381570 12/24/19 02:11 PM
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Hybrids and Sandies biting on the mid lake humps at Cooper when it was 14' ft. low and all boat ramps were closed.


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Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: JIM SR.] #13381598 12/24/19 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by JIM SR.
I think they are written by retired weathermen.... hide2


I AGREE!

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Originally Posted by JIM SR.
I think they are written by retired weathermen.... hide2

pollo Thats a good one ...

Re: I've always wanted to know..... [Re: Fish2222] #13381630 12/24/19 03:09 PM
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Back when Honey Hole was big I saved the monthly magazine for years. Anytime I had a tournament on a new lake I would pull out them out and read the old report for that month. It was amazing how many times (some) of the guides used the same report over and over for that month.

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the only accurate and truthful fishing report I've ever seen is James Bendele's Falcon tackle Report....if fishing is bad,James will tell you it's bad,if it's good you can believe him and he won't lie about what they are biting just to sell a few lures...a word of caution,his report is funny, entertaining,not politically correct and R-rated.....


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Hey I give accurate Rayburn reports....actually, sometimes when it stinks for me other guys are catching them....but I try!


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I concur, Ken sends out good info

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