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Lake Athens #14318254 03/17/22 03:01 PM
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Has anybody been to Lake Athens recently? and if so how’s it looking over there? is it crowded like Lake Fork?

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Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14318327 03/17/22 04:02 PM
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Was there Tuesday, lots of boats. Fishing was tough.

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thank you

Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14318546 03/17/22 07:48 PM
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Spring break week. It’s gonna be packed. Fork is INSANE


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Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14318663 03/17/22 09:26 PM
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Was there yesterday, fishing was very tough

Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14318669 03/17/22 09:35 PM
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Athens gets throttled when people can chunk any plastic at the bank and get a few bites.

It should be getting that way soon

Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14318887 03/18/22 01:16 AM
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Was out there a few Fridays ago and there were trailers up in the top lot. Quite a few for a Friday. Had some really good days there in the dead of winter. Struggled with the warmer water temps.

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That top parking lot will be full starting this weekend probably.


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Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14319079 03/18/22 11:37 AM
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Have been a couple of times the last couple weeks. Has sucked. Lots of boats. The lake will never be how it used to be. Too small of a lake with all that pressure and lost all of the grass is gone. Heard they sprayed out there. I wouldn’t waste your time. There are other lakes around that would be much better. If you don’t mind a boat show you could go. Still might have a chance at a good one but fishing there overall has gone downhill.

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Originally Posted by Bassinamped
Have been a couple of times the last couple weeks. Has sucked. Lots of boats. The lake will never be how it used to be. Too small of a lake with all that pressure and lost all of the grass is gone. Heard they sprayed out there. I wouldn’t waste your time. There are other lakes around that would be much better. If you don’t mind a boat show you could go. Still might have a chance at a good one but fishing there overall has gone downhill.



are the fish gone?

sad deal used to love that little lake

Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14321040 03/20/22 08:56 PM
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Sunday the 20th very crowded

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If you have never been you should try it out.

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We fish Athens most weekends, always crowded unless dead of winter…. Fishing is still really good if you can unlock the lake

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Was there 2 weeks ago between 2 boats we had between 60 and 70 fish and our buddies came across a 9.98 floating that was still alive. Caught a couple nice crappie also

Re: Lake Athens [Re: J0nny.dh] #14323496 03/23/22 12:39 AM
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Becarful Saturday Ranger trailer was almost stolen at Athen, lock was broken off but I guess thief ran off.

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