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Tradinghouse #13565068 05/20/20 04:26 PM
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My brother and I left Dripp at 4:30 am , Launched at the lake at 7 am. The air was 60 degrees early in the morning, water temp was mid 70’s. We fished a variety of of jigs including hand tied and plastics. I Almost exclusively fish 1/16th oz hand tied jigs. My brother started with 1/8 oz.
We were picking up good fish consistently. We switched to plastics(constant pursuit stumpjumpers)- outfished Hand tied stuff. As it warmed up the fish didn’t want light jigs- we shifted to 1/8 then to 1/4 oz. the faster drop/ more movement was the ticket. Went home with a limit- we kept 11” fish. Most in 12” range. Several in the 13’s”.

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Re: Tradinghouse [Re: sticknstring] #13565073 05/20/20 04:29 PM
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cheers good report and catch

Re: Tradinghouse [Re: sticknstring] #13565236 05/20/20 06:40 PM
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Awesome!


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Re: Tradinghouse [Re: sticknstring] #13565285 05/20/20 07:22 PM
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banana Wow you slayed em. I never thought about putting on heavier led hed, try it next time Got pics.??? as the saying goes, this thread is worthlee without PICS. lol

Re: Tradinghouse [Re: sticknstring] #13565434 05/20/20 09:08 PM
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Ike- I like to throw as light as I can typically. I wouldn’t normally go heavier unless the wind is picking up, My brother started with 1:8 oz and he started pulling away from me as far as the cooler goes. I went to an 1/8th and plastics. He went to a 1/4 oz (it was hot by this time) and that was the ticket!! I even tried “swinging “ a 1/16th next to the piles, I’ve had good luck doing this when they get sluggish- but they weren’t having that either.

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Almost forgot- the channel cats were all over our jigs too!
Sorry, I didn’t take any pics this trip- I’ve been getting bad about that.

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Nice report. thumb

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