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Two Name lake has me... #13577577 05/31/20 09:51 PM
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sooooo Confused! hmmm Decided to get out of the house on yesterday and visit one of my favorite haunts/areas on RC reservoir.Saw a lot of boat trailers in this parking lot which in my mind meant only one thing. BOY you LATE! Headed to my favorite spot to fish in approx 20 fow in the shade only to find there were a couple boats already sitting there.So I decided to venture out a little farther & ended up in 26 fow which put me right at the edge of one of the creeks the lake is named. I was rewarded ! I didn`t get a limit but I caught several 14" Crappie(white) females that were full of eggs with fat bellies. I caught them all 12-14 feet down in 26 fow using using Crappie magnet jigs on a tandem rig. The confusing part for me is my last trip on the other arm of the lake all the white crappie females caught were flatter than a pancake. Which had me thinking the spawn had came & went. I only ended up with only 12 keepers yesterday but several were very VERY NICE! Go figure rolleyes

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Solid post Horace. I'm glad you got them figured out. This year been tough for me to find any pattern.

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We fished a couple hours Friday afternoon and 5-6 hours yesterday there and cleaned 73 pitiful crappie! Caught a couple hundred each day I bet. Stayed in the east arm Friday and went way back in the timber on the W arm sat and it sure wasn’t worth the drive back there! Media bass was there yesterday! That place was a circus! We cooked burgers down by the bathrooms Friday and had a fish fry Sat. 30 people or so. Fun weekend but I’m glad to be back in E Tx! 1/8oz hand ties on Limits tackle heads grey and chart and white and black and chart were best for us. Most fish were 12-16’ down

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Enjoyed the post. Twelve slabs is always a good thing. Getting out on the water is even better! thumb


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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Enjoyed the post. Twelve slabs is always a good thing. Getting out on the water is even better! thumb

Thanks for the comments banker! You are sooo right on both counts!

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Originally Posted by pop r
Solid post Horace. I'm glad you got them figured out. This year been tough for me to find any pattern.

Thanks for the comment pop r! I`m no stranger to tough fishing seasons myself! Keep @ it though you`ll get on em.

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Originally Posted by Slewfoot
We fished a couple hours Friday afternoon and 5-6 hours yesterday there and cleaned 73 pitiful crappie! Caught a couple hundred each day I bet. Stayed in the east arm Friday and went way back in the timber on the W arm sat and it sure wasn’t worth the drive back there! Media bass was there yesterday! That place was a circus! We cooked burgers down by the bathrooms Friday and had a fish fry Sat. 30 people or so. Fun weekend but I’m glad to be back in E Tx! 1/8oz hand ties on Limits tackle heads grey and chart and white and black and chart were best for us. Most fish were 12-16’ down

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Thanks for the good thumb Slewfoot ! I was fishing Richland Chambers. What lake were you fishing ?

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We were on Chambers. Launched out of Oak Cove Friday eve and Sat. Went to Palestine Sunday on the way home.

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Originally Posted by Fishbonz
sooooo Confused! hmmm Decided to get out of the house on yesterday and visit one of my favorite haunts/areas on RC reservoir.Saw a lot of boat trailers in this parking lot which in my mind meant only one thing. BOY you LATE! Headed to my favorite spot to fish in approx 20 fow in the shade only to find there were a couple boats already sitting there.So I decided to venture out a little farther & ended up in 26 fow which put me right at the edge of one of the creeks the lake is named. I was rewarded ! I didn`t get a limit but I caught several 14" Crappie(white) females that were full of eggs with fat bellies. I caught them all 12-14 feet down in 26 fow using using Crappie magnet jigs on a tandem rig. The confusing part for me is my last trip on the other arm of the lake all the white crappie females caught were flatter than a pancake. Which had me thinking the spawn had came & went. I only ended up with only 12 keepers yesterday but several were very VERY NICE! Go figure rolleyes

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thanks for the report! that is a good day on RC for size!


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Sound like some good catchn..... I've always thought those fish go in waves to spawn and you've confirmed it again....
14" fish turn out some tasty filets..... Stay At'um


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Originally Posted by RODS454
Awesome post guys, Thanks

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sooooo Confused! hmmm Decided to get out of the house on yesterday and visit one of my favorite haunts/areas on RC reservoir.Saw a lot of boat trailers in this parking lot which in my mind meant only one thing. BOY you LATE! Headed to my favorite spot to fish in approx 20 fow in the shade only to find there were a couple boats already sitting there.So I decided to venture out a little farther & ended up in 26 fow which put me right at the edge of one of the creeks the lake is named. I was rewarded ! I didn`t get a limit but I caught several 14" Crappie(white) females that were full of eggs with fat bellies. I caught them all 12-14 feet down in 26 fow using using Crappie magnet jigs on a tandem rig. The confusing part for me is my last trip on the other arm of the lake all the white crappie females caught were flatter than a pancake. Which had me thinking the spawn had came & went. I only ended up with only 12 keepers yesterday but several were very VERY NICE! Go figure rolleyes

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thanks for the report! that is a good day on RC for size!

5 Gooduns & 7 BIG ol Gooduns thumb

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Originally Posted by SK.
Sound like some good catchn..... I've always thought those fish go in waves to spawn and you've confirmed it again....
14" fish turn out some tasty filets..... Stay At'um

Absolutely Good Catchn SK. Purp/chrt Crappie Magnet on pink 1/16 oz jig head & Blk/chrt C. Magnet on 1/16 oz ax head from Steve did all the damage.BAM!

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Sound like some good catchn..... I've always thought those fish go in waves to spawn and you've confirmed it again....
14" fish turn out some tasty filets..... Stay At'um

Absolutely Good Catchn SK. Purp/chrt Crappie Magnet on pink 1/16 oz jig head & Blk/chrt C. Magnet on 1/16 oz ax head from Steve did all the damage.BAM!

I sent you a pm....... thumb


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