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Lavon 5/29/20 #13576421 05/30/20 02:22 PM
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Went out yesterday around 9:30. Fished until 2:30. I have a 20' Champion bass boat and the wind was so high, waves were breaking over the bow and getting water inside the boat. I have a 45" Ulterra trolling motor and the prop was coming out of the water. I should have opted for the 60" shaft, my bad!

We brought home 43 Crappie and one catfish. Threw back about 10 that were to small to keep.

Standing timber in 25+ FOW with fish suspended around 12-18'

One other surprise: several of the crappie were full of eggs.

Fighting the wind was not fun but it was our best day so far this year. Fish were still biting when we came home, but I had stuff to do at home.

Wayne


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Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13576485 05/30/20 04:11 PM
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Thanks for the report! And for braving that wind to get it! Wind be damned, a very good day,

Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13576598 05/30/20 07:15 PM
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thumb couldn’t even go yesterday with the wind like it was. We’ll be out tomorrow though!


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Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13576922 05/31/20 01:50 AM
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We had a very similar day. Fished the same timeframe. Went home with 46. Pattern was very different though. We fished timber in 10-15ftw. It was a fun day.

Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13576989 05/31/20 03:16 AM
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Thanks for the update. What bait were you using?

Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13577006 05/31/20 03:53 AM
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Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: banker-always fishing] #13577346 05/31/20 05:07 PM
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banana Wayne sounds like you were on em, despite the breeze, What color was good?? Also I may go mon. am, what arm east or west.

Re: Lavon 5/29/20 [Re: lurenthewind] #13577767 06/01/20 12:48 AM
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We were using white and chartruese or solid white and most of the time tipped with minnows.

Wayne

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