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Lake Athens #13731839 10/15/20 02:19 PM
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Headed to lake athens next weekend for the first time ever to target bass. Anything I should be aware of? Water clarity? typical baits that are working? any idea on what patterns they are on right now? Thanks for any help!

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Re: Lake Athens [Re: bballbk] #13732090 10/15/20 05:41 PM
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Throw an Alabama rig and a crankbait on the southside of the bridge, if they don't bite, start the big motor up and drive around in circles, then try the Alabama rig again, if it don't work, repeat.
That's what Ott does

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Re: Lake Athens [Re: bballbk] #13732111 10/15/20 05:56 PM
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We fished it by fluttering a small silver minnow down the grass lines you need spinning and light 6lb test

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^^^^ or you could throw a frog on 65lb braid and hang on.


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Is that a white frog? Since frogs are white on the bottom! A white 6 or 8 inch ribbon tail worm will get violent bites!

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Green pumpkin chatter bait with a black blade, And white trailer. As of two days ago. Just sayin banana


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Re: Lake Athens [Re: Gruber] #13757174 11/05/20 12:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Gruber
Is that a white frog? Since frogs are white on the bottom! A white 6 or 8 inch ribbon tail worm will get violent bites!



Do you know that for a fact or just guessing again???

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Originally Posted by Gruber
We fished it by fluttering a small silver minnow down the grass lines you need spinning and light 6lb test


This stuff you write is pretty laughable. Iā€™m all for lighter line but the odds of landing a good fish much less a big fish on 6 lb line in the grass are extremely low.

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I was there yesterday for the 1st time, they didn't appreciate any of my offerings

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