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Athens 12/29/20 #13824119 12/30/20 04:05 AM
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Had plans to fish Fairfield and was on my way when I pulled up thread about it in bass section and see that its closed for hunting season. No problem, always wanted to fish Richland Chambers. After seeing the white caps on the lake, I decided today wouldn't be the day and drove on over to Athens.

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It was windy there too, a steady 18 mph but I had more places I could hide from wind. On the water around 1:00 and made the short paddle behind the bridge. Man that water is clear. Caught a few on spinner bait in the back of coves in 4 feet of water over grass. Had to slow roll it and let it get down in the grass or I wouldn't get bit. What a pain, was pulling grass off after every cast. Tried 5 and 3 inch swimbaits on underspin... not a tap. The finess spinnerbaits with colorado blades has worked so much better for me than willow blades this winter.

Stopped back at the bridge late and deep cranked for half an hour... nothing.

Last edited by lconn4; 12/30/20 04:13 AM.

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Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: lconn4] #13824182 12/30/20 04:59 AM
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Really enjoy reading your reports and living vicariously through your fishing frequency
One day I aspire to fish as much as Lconn while maintaining the same passion and enjoyment


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Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: lconn4] #13824475 12/30/20 03:16 PM
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Beautiful clean little lake.
Nice catch and report.
What was the water temperature?


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Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: lconn4] #13824496 12/30/20 03:22 PM
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Good day!

Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: lconn4] #13824584 12/30/20 04:10 PM
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Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: Not2Old2Fish] #13825474 12/31/20 01:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Not2Old2Fish
Beautiful clean little lake.
Nice catch and report.
What was the water temperature?


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Re: Athens 12/29/20 [Re: lconn4] #13825779 12/31/20 05:36 AM
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Thanks for the report 👍



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