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Trying times on LOP!!! #13776927 11/19/20 03:48 PM
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Yesterday had Joe and his son Brent back with me on LOP this time. Had them fish with me this summer on Fork and they smoked a 50 fish limit fairly quick. Let's you know your doing something right when they come back again. Joe had never fished LOP so we set out after some slabs! Last week the bite was really good but today the fish were awful picky! I changed profiles several times and still couldn't get much going! Fish would look at the jig but not bite and when they did they just mouthed it. They ended the trip with 38 slabs in the cooler and several 2 pound black crappie and I think I saw 2 good bites the whole time. I run a double Llivescope rig but the small one is mainly a nibble tray at LOP this time of year but my 12" Garmin quit working an hour into the trip! Messed with that a good while and kicked on the backup to finish the trip and dang if it didn't quit 30 minutes later! I messed around for what seemed like 2 hours with wires, tranducers, black boxes, fuses, swapping batteries! Finally figured out one battery was bad but still don't know why the other graph quit! Needless to say we finally got back in business and managed a respectable cooler of fish! Thanks for fishing with me guys! Enjoy the fillets!

Fish were caught on hand ties in shad and purple and chart on Limits Tackle heads in 1/4 and 1/8oz and Jenko Rods from Lakeside Lure and Tackle! Rigged up my new Sniper 13' but haven't gotten to test it out yet! Looking forward to that!

I dropped the boat off this morning for some maintenance but have some availability in early Dec if your looking to stock the freezer or chase down some trophy fish! Have a great Thanksgiving ya'll!

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Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13777280 11/19/20 07:53 PM
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If it were easy, everybody would be doing it ! grin Pretty fish !

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Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13777448 11/19/20 10:21 PM
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Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13777950 11/20/20 04:09 AM
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It was a finicky bite yesterday brother! and Today! It wasn't just yall! We had to force feed them things!

Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13778003 11/20/20 05:53 AM
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Calling 38 slabs with several in the 2 pound range a bad day. Lol. If all bad days were that good life would be complete


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Originally Posted by Rangerkev
Calling 38 slabs with several in the 2 pound range a bad day. Lol. If all bad days were that good life would be complete


Not a bad day at all!! Trying for a couple hours for sure! Great company and an awesome cooler of fat slabs made up for 2 hours laying on the deck crawled in a compartment trying to figure out what was going on!!

Off to the woods with little man for a couple days! Deer better hide!! He’s mad at em!!

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Nice haul! cheers

Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13778726 11/20/20 08:06 PM
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Re: Trying times on LOP!!! [Re: Rangerkev] #13780230 11/22/20 12:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Rangerkev
Calling 38 slabs with several in the 2 pound range a bad day. Lol. If all bad days were that good life would be complete

Pines is a really good Crappie lake for sure. Just a reminder to folks that don't fish it often, the rules change on December 1st. From December 1st thru the last day of February there is no length limit and you MUST KEEP ALL CRAPPIE CAUGHT (25 is still the limit). On March 1st it goes back to a 10" minimum. Dang Slewfoot, hope they get your Live Scopes working. Good for you still getting on some good fish.
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It was a very good day for Brent and me! Almost every fish we caught I thought was HUGE!!!

I thought Todd was going lose a lot of his hair scratching his head trying to figure out what was going on with his equipment!!
He is one of the most prepared fishermen I have ever fished with. He has back ups for his back up. I felt bad not having any decent suggestions while her was half way in the front compartment of his boat. He never gave up working on the thing. I keep thinking he might through in the towel but not a chance.
he made sure we were happy with what we had and then some!!!

Great Guide and all around good guy!!!
I will for sure be going with him again!!!

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Pray that the scope gets back up and running for ya. I don’t feel sorry for the next group of crappie. Tell LIL man to aim dead on and talk smack to dem deer like he does those crappie

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Originally Posted by crope1
Pray that the scope gets back up and running for ya. I don’t feel sorry for the next group of crappie. Tell LIL man to aim dead on and talk smack to dem deer like he does those crappie



Thanks buddy! We’re all back up and running! Had a good trip to the lease! Little man knocked down a management 8 and a pig. I shuttled him around and cleaned critters! I have availability the end of next week and next weekend. Holler if you wanna go chase some slabs!!

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Slew, think I saw ya at cefco in gilmer earlier. Said you were heading to lop. Started to say hello but didn't want to come off all stalkerish lol. Post up some pics later.

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Originally Posted by Twistedmidnite
Slew, think I saw ya at cefco in gilmer earlier. Said you were heading to lop. Started to say hello but didn't want to come off all stalkerish lol. Post up some pics later.



That was probably my buddy! I didn’t fish today. Worked till noon and packed up to come to Arkansas and play dress up and watch decoys float in the water!

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10-4, glad I didn't say anything then lol

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