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Bridgeport...how's it fishing? #13590674 06/11/20 02:18 AM
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Thinking about hitting up Bridgeport Sat / Sun...how's it fishing?

Water clarity, water levels, etc...

Anything I need to be wary about as I haven't fished it before.

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Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13590761 06/11/20 03:35 AM
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Is it open again?


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Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13590884 06/11/20 11:20 AM
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water color is good. I've been catching good numbers of fish (12-15 inchers) each time I go out, just not many bigger ones. Pretty much any bank out there has flooded brush on it with fish.

Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13591011 06/11/20 01:16 PM
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As far as I know it's open again.

Thanks for the feedback Charles.

Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13594671 06/14/20 09:31 PM
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Report...it was a fun day for sure. Many fish were caught a variety actually.

Largemouth, smallmouth, and drum.

All fish were caught close to the bank in the brush, but it needed to be near shade and around 8-10' feet of water drop off. The river is chocolate milk but the main lake is stained enough to fish it.

All of my fish but one came by brush hog. Brett caught fish on crank baits and brush hogs.

Will be going for sure....

PS: This was my tub of the day. 6.12 lbs

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Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13594688 06/14/20 09:51 PM
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Thats a nice fish for bridgeport. >5lbs don't come super easy outside of spawn

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That fish jumped like 4-5 times and on both sides of the boat. Swear we heard a whale surface up river.

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Popeye! Nice๐Ÿ‘

Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13594975 06/15/20 02:36 AM
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I got a 6.4 on a buzzbait this morning on my first cast. Then a few little ones on the buzzbait. Up north along a steep bank with a laydown. Biggest one I've caught on Bridgeport.


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Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13594977 06/15/20 02:41 AM
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BP seems to be putting out some quality and quantity...congrats on the catches

Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: BCBassCat] #13594979 06/15/20 02:42 AM
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Originally Posted by BCBassCat
That fish jumped like 4-5 times and on both sides of the boat. Swear we heard a whale surface up river.


It definitely surprised the both of us...thanks again with the assist.

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Sounds like a good day! Congrats.





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Originally Posted by avid_basser
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That fish jumped like 4-5 times and on both sides of the boat. Swear we heard a whale surface up river.


It definitely surprised the both of us...thanks again with the assist.


Those are redneck bass on BP, they try their best to get away from west coasters...


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Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13595887 06/15/20 09:35 PM
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Sounds like a great day on a great lake. Been too long since I have spent a lot of time out there. Gonna change that very soon. Love that lake.

Re: Bridgeport...how's it fishing? [Re: avid_basser] #13596244 06/16/20 02:02 AM
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Yeah, I can see why. It's an amazing fishery.

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