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Lake Hawkins #13730497 10/14/20 10:56 AM
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New to the forum. Headed to Lake Hawkins this weekend. Tried the search feature but guess I'm not savvy enough. Any general advice would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13730607 10/14/20 12:56 PM
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Be careful mid lake on up. Extremely hard unforgiving stumps, and some genius put rebar in some of them.


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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13730719 10/14/20 02:22 PM
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Go to another lake. Seriously.


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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13730728 10/14/20 02:30 PM
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Slide right, coming in .... Fish On!
Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13730795 10/14/20 03:09 PM
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My parents live on the lake and I was actually out there last weekend. Definitely need to be careful running mid lake and up north. Just pay attention to the buoys. Shoot me a PM for some insight on fishing

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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13731213 10/14/20 09:35 PM
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the lake is really clear. downsize your line

Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13731559 10/15/20 03:02 AM
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I remember fishing those stump flats with a spinnerbait this time of year many years ago. It reminded me of Mexico the way those fish just destroyed the bait - maybe 3 fish and it was done. No giants but just mean!


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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13731629 10/15/20 04:39 AM
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In Cooler weather...use a jerk bait over and beside submerged grass to catch chain pickerel for something different...in the deeper south side....not sure if it's cold enough yet but worth a shot...my biggest bass there was over 6....if you fishing bass only definitely go to north end...one lane Ramp by the 2869 bridge .. not much parking and you will need some backing up skills but really dont need to do much running down the lake to bass fish...lake is small anyway...


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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13732059 10/15/20 05:21 PM
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I’ve fished Holbrook a lot slider jigs and 2 inch white single Curly tail grubs

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I moved to hawkins recently and have been fishing the lake a lot. Its tough right now. I havent done well out there since July. Fished last weekend with my kiddo, I caught a solid 2.5 on my 3rd cast on a dock and not even a bite the rest of the day. I can't figure out why it doesn't fish better than it does


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Re: Lake Hawkins [Re: Horns63] #13732753 10/16/20 10:29 AM
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Wow thanks for all the help!. Friendly group of folks on here. Looking forward to trying your advice. Thanks again.

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