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New to sonar.. is this crappie? #13637771 07/21/20 12:34 AM
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This was last week around 7pm on Lake Lewisville SE by the dam... I google image searched, still can't tell. I haven't found them in the 2 months I've been on the lake, and this was on my way home.

Thoughts?

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Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13637810 07/21/20 01:16 AM
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I am not a crappie expert but decent at sonar and familiar with Lake Lewisville.

Basing it off the screenshot, the lake and location, I would imagine those are sandbass.

I'm sure someone else who is more experienced with crappie may have a different opinion.

Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13637831 07/21/20 01:31 AM
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Not at that depth this time of year, sandies or bream would be my guess... noidea

Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13637867 07/21/20 01:53 AM
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Sand Bass on the edge of a drop off.

Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13637888 07/21/20 02:02 AM
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Drop a jig and see. It only takes a few minutes.


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Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13637996 07/21/20 03:40 AM
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Looks like mostly bait to me

Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: fishin'aholic2] #13638257 07/21/20 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by fishin'aholic2
Looks like mostly bait to me


+1 gizzard shad maybe?


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Ok, thanks guys. I've fished the banks and fishing barge for 20-30 years, and finally have the chance to move around on the water. I've tried under bridges, nothing over 10".

The hunt continues. smile

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That cut usually has lots of sand bass in it. Bait too!

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Originally Posted by TXjoe
This was last week around 7pm on Lake Lewisville SE by the dam... I google image searched, still can't tell. I haven't found them in the 2 months I've been on the lake, and this was on my way home.

Thoughts?

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Re: New to sonar.. is this crappie? [Re: TXjoe] #13639262 07/22/20 01:30 AM
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Don't worry TXjoe You'll get'um soon enough!! thumb


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