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Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 #13856514 01/22/21 04:25 PM
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Buddy called me yesterday and wanted to make run to Fairfield. He's been telling me it's fishing good and been seeing lots of post about good fish. We got to the lake about 10:45am. Despite being wet the weather wasn't too cold. We didn't get a bite for 2hrs. Only saw 2 other boats. We were almost ready to call it quits then we hit a stretch of bank and the fish woke up. In a 50yrd stretch we caught 7 solid fish. All on rattle traps. Nothing bigger than 4lbs, but they were hitting it good. Then about 30 minutes later we hit another stretch and caught 5 more fish. My buddy caught 3 on chatterbait. Fished another 45 minutes and decided to call it quits. Over all a good day on the water. These fish fought very hard unlike most winter time bass.

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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: Overworked2020] #13856940 01/22/21 09:40 PM
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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

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don't believe that power plant is coming back online at all


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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: Overworked2020] #13856949 01/22/21 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Overworked2020
Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?


in 10 years

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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?


in 10 years

In 10 years it wonโ€™t even be there. Lol


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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: Overworked2020] #13856987 01/22/21 10:33 PM
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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: Overworked2020] #13857093 01/23/21 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Overworked2020
Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

Monticello and Fairfield are both scheduled to open back up next year.........

Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: Overworked2020] #13857127 01/23/21 12:42 AM
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They are dismantling the plant. State park is approved for at least a few more years, but the plant is done. With the cost of wind and solar continuing to come down this will be the new norm.

Glad you caught fish. Sure the overcast skies helped the moving bait bite. My last trip 3 weeks ago was blue clear skis and only caught 1.

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They are dismantling the plant. State park is approved for at least a few more years, but the plant is done. With the cost of wind and solar continuing to come down this will be the new norm.

Glad you caught fish. Sure the overcast skies helped the moving bait bite. My last trip 3 weeks ago was blue clear skis and only caught 1.


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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: 361V] #13857147 01/23/21 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by 361V
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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

Monticello and Fairfield are both scheduled to open back up next year.........

Lol

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Originally Posted by 361V
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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

Monticello and Fairfield are both scheduled to open back up next year.........

riiiiiight!!!

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Re: Lake Fairfield 1/21/21 [Re: 361V] #13857310 01/23/21 02:35 AM
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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

Monticello and Fairfield are both scheduled to open back up next year.........

Monti and Fairfield will likely run stacks before Squaw reopens their ramp.


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Originally Posted by Overworked2020
Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

LOL

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Does anyone know when the power plant comes back online?

Monticello and Fairfield are both scheduled to open back up next year.........

Monti and Fairfield will likely run stacks before Squaw reopens their ramp.

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