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Buckshot 05-05-2008 06:11 AM

Bass fishing
Stayed up at the lake all weekend to do some post spawn bass fishing. The bite was pretty good Friday evening ahead of the cold front. I caught lots of fish but no really big ones with the largest 3.1 lbs. I had another 5 fish in the 2 lb range, so it was a good evening of fishing.

Saturday AM was a wash out and the afternoon was very windy but I manage to catch three 2.5 pounders and had two broke off that would have been real good fish. One got in the trolling motor and the other wrapped in a stump. :crybaby:

I made up for it a little Sunday AM with a 4.1 and a 3.11 and several in the 2-3 range. Overall it was a good weekend.

I have some pics on the phone I will have to figure out how to get them on the computer.

WHITETAILFEVER 05-05-2008 06:28 AM

Sounds Like You Had Fun Though.were You Fishing Sm.mouth Or Lg.mouth?i Went Fishing On Sat 5/3 For Mainly Pike.we Caught A Few But Nothing To Brag About.we Did Catch A 4.5lb Sm.mouth. It Was On An X-rap In Char/red Head.nice Bass.

Buckshot 05-05-2008 04:46 PM

Fishin for Largemouth this weekend I go after the smallies some, mostly down below the dam in winter. A 4.5 is nice one I bet that was a good fight.

joel the signman 05-05-2008 07:14 PM

sounds like ya did ok.are bass are just getting ready to move onto the beds

Buckshot 05-06-2008 06:13 AM

No they are just coming off the beds. The TVA has changed the timing on bringing the lakes up to summer pool. The bass used to bed in the shallow weeds but they changed the timing on raising the lake because of flooding a few years ago.

This weekend the water was up for the first time and the bass are feeding hard in the weeds. I love bass fishing this time of year because the water temps are better for the big boys to stay shallow. Once summer gets here yhey move out to the deeper water and get a little harder to find.

venison~lover 05-15-2008 07:59 PM

i bought a new baitcaster yesterday (5/14) and went fishing today, after practiceing a little and it casts awsome!

cant waint till bass season opens next month (dont fish for em till it opens, I hate throwing a nice fish back :))

Buckshot 05-16-2008 09:14 AM

Where are you from V~L I have never heard of a Bass season. Here's a pic from last December.

flexj 06-09-2008 02:07 PM

Gotta love the south...caught a 7lb. 11oz. largemouth on valentines day a couple years ago. :pickle:

joel the signman 06-10-2008 10:52 PM

looks like 10 bass that'll never spawn again,oh well looks like yall gonna have a nice fish fry .I like the crappie and cats myself

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