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More fun at Aquilla #13532341 04/24/20 10:06 AM
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Got out to Aquilla again 4-23-2020. Fish were really aggressive today. Got my limit by 12:30. Any dark color and chartreuse worked on a 1/4oz jig head. A few were in timber with the bulk being on brush. Anywhere from 8-16’. Water temp was 67 today.
1 fish was spawned out, 3 males and 21 females. A couple of the females were just about finished with the spawn, but most had a bunch of eggs left. To all the people that have talked to me out there Thanks for sharing the info you have. If you see me out swing by and I’ll help you with info if I can. Or just to say hi. It’s a pleasure meeting you all. If I don’t remember your name it’s probably because I didn’t hear you! LOL

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Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: RODS454] #13532420 04/24/20 12:23 PM
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Rod,
Congrats on picking up a limit so quick. It took me till 2:30!
I looked for you at every stop I made yesterday and never did see you! I spent an hour or so in the morning searching for new (to me) brush piles. When fish started schooling around me I decided that was enough and started crappie fishing.
I'm pretty surprised I didn't run into you because I went to the same areas where we talked Monday.
I decided to go yesterday because the wind was supposed to pretty light. What made you decide to go aside from cabin fever?
Maybe we can talk some more Livescope next time we run onto each other!!!

Joe

Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: RODS454] #13532495 04/24/20 01:08 PM
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well Rods454 I saw you out there yesterday if thats a picture of you boat but I had no luck out there yesterday fished a black head and pink body jig along with others but no luck Congrats on the haul I will holler at you next time.

Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: tapout] #13532844 04/24/20 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by tapout
well Rods454 I saw you out there yesterday if thats a picture of you boat but I had no luck out there yesterday fished a black head and pink body jig along with others but no luck Congrats on the haul I will holler at you next time.


That was me. Plastic color that works for me is a dark color, black, rootbeer or dark blue with chartreuse tail on 1/4oz plain jig head.


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Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: JD Reynolds8348] #13532845 04/24/20 04:47 PM
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Originally Posted by JD Reynolds8348
Rod,
Congrats on picking up a limit so quick. It took me till 2:30!
I looked for you at every stop I made yesterday and never did see you! I spent an hour or so in the morning searching for new (to me) brush piles. When fish started schooling around me I decided that was enough and started crappie fishing.
I'm pretty surprised I didn't run into you because I went to the same areas where we talked Monday.
I decided to go yesterday because the wind was supposed to pretty light. What made you decide to go aside from cabin fever?
Maybe we can talk some more Livescope next time we run onto each other!!!

Joe


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Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: RODS454] #13532905 04/24/20 05:24 PM
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Seems like you have the magic touch out there. I’m gonna have to check out Aquilla one day. What’s it’s like out there? Lots of standing timber?


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Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: ACES82] #13532934 04/24/20 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ACES82
Seems like you have the magic touch out there. I’m gonna have to check out Aquilla one day. What’s it’s like out there? Lots of standing timber?

Yes there is a lot of timber. There are quite a few brush piles too. I downloaded the TPWD coordinates to my graph. I don’t think there is much left of them but there are brush piles close by to some. It is my new favorite lake. If you’ve read all my posts you’ll see I’ve caught fish on timber, brush and in open water. All in the same day. It doesn’t get much better than that.


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Re: More fun at Aquilla [Re: RODS454] #13533566 04/25/20 01:42 AM
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What ramp do y’all use out there? Me, my grandpa, and my dad are gonna give it a go tomorrow.

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Dairy Hill is the easiest to get to.

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Nice haul. Good job. thumb


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