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Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 #13976363 04/27/21 10:34 PM
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Our church is having a revival this week, and I took our evangelist Bob Pitman and good friend Gordon Ferguson fishing at Lake Tawakoni yesterday. The lake was a bit choppy, but thanks to good intel from SeaPro Todd, Lenahorse, Filetmaket, and other TFFers, we had a great day. Were out from 8:15 AM to 3 PM and caught 201: 185 white bass (about 1/3 magnums), 12 good yellow bass, and 4 nice drum. The bigger fish were caught in 25 to 29 fow fishing straight down. The technique that worked best (Mepps # 4) was to let it down to the bottom, jiggle it a couple of times with a slight bit of slack in the line, then reel it up medium-slow to medium speed to the top. We caught some near the bottom and some almost at the top. On the graph, we could see fish coming by on the bottom and suspended halfway up.

We also caught some fish at Greenville Pump Station in 15 to 19 fow. Most of these were 10 to 12 inches. Also caught some really nice yellow bass there. Here are some pics of the trip:

Bob with nice white:
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Gordon with nice white:
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Yours truly with white:
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Bob and Gordon with double:
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Bob and yours truly with double:
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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13976424 04/27/21 11:22 PM
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Good report sir! Thanks


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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13976974 04/28/21 12:44 PM
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Now that's a bunch of happy big kiddos! I stated Friday that yall will do well. nuts

Now I need to show you how to use puffy white clouds to blurrrr the background LOL. JK!

Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13977705 04/28/21 09:14 PM
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Nice post, nice fish, and some good memories made. Good job. thumb


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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13977784 04/28/21 10:17 PM
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Nice trip Dennis.



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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13977927 04/28/21 11:49 PM
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Thank you for all the great advice on this technique. Looking forward to giving it a whirl.


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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13978651 04/29/21 02:11 PM
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Solid post and great smiles! thumb

Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13979042 04/29/21 06:01 PM
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Miss fishing that lake frown


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Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13979936 04/30/21 11:24 AM
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Todd, I put fake pictures of bridges in background instead of puffy clouds.

Re: Trip to Lake Tawakoni on April 26, 2021 [Re: Dennis Christian] #13979939 04/30/21 11:27 AM
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Gene and Ed, thanks for your intel also. Every bit helps when one fishes a huge lake like Tewakoni.

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