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    Let me throw you guys with small kids a bone. The white perch on Wylie are thick as thieves. Ties three or four crappie jigs on a line with a one ounce weight and you can catch them four at the time. Not real big but the gigs never make it to the bottom. Fun catching and fast action for kids. You can catch them by the hundreds. Most humps and ledges are stacked and are in 18 to 25 feet of water. Take em Fishing. Fast action so it will keep them interested.
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    Good post Iceman!
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    Last couple weekends.







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    nice string of sore lips Knuck, TR, and you have!
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    Keep em coming

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
    Let me throw you guys with small kids a bone. The white perch on Wylie are thick as thieves. Ties three or four crappie jigs on a line with a one ounce weight and you can catch them four at the time. Not real big but the gigs never make it to the bottom. Fun catching and fast action for kids. You can catch them by the hundreds. Most humps and ledges are stacked and are in 18 to 25 feet of water. Take em Fishing. Fast action so it will keep them interested.
    Catch any jumbos. And were abouts did you catch em ?

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    The perch were on all the flats from the Withers Cove down below Danger Island. I caught some big enough to keep and clean but released them all. Some small, some big as your hand. I was just playing while drifting for cats. I caught 50 or 60 in about 20 minutes. Tried to get the wife to take a try but she declined. When you get the first bite don’t wind just let it fight and all your hooks will load up. I suspect they are all over the lake like that. Easy to mark on sonar.
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    A little progress made on unlocking the pattern at reservoir #2.


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    Fished the Cooper River for a couple of hours this morning. Kept 4 nice Bream for fish sandwiches. Didn't catch as many as we usually do, but then I didn't really want to clean fish anyway.
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    Awesome, congrats!
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    Pretty interesting posting

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    Fished solo Friday on my nemesis reservoir #2. Lost 3 big fish (5-6lbs) at boat side. Bad hook set, wrapped around a dock post, tangled up in submerged tree top, each left me muttering very ugly words. Managed a few small bass and a couple a little over 2lbs but better yet, I think I learned a little bit more about the puzzle.



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    Keep it up Gonna try hartwel Sunday morning for a little me and Jesus time. If you guys know what i mean... im my opinion there is no way to get closer than on the lake or in the woods. And i hear they are doin pretty good also!!

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    The last couple weekends I've spent a decent amount of time trolling crankbaits for crappie and catfish. The crappies have been few and far between, but the channel cat bite has been hot. Catching most of them in 12-18' FOW and pulling cranks at around 7-10'. Catching most of them on crawdad and blue and chartreuse colors.

    In reference to the perch reports on Wylie. They are thick in the 15-20' FOW range. Haven't caught any with any real size in over a month. Perfect size to use for bait though!!!

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    I kept about 20 perch each of the last couple weeks. They are still there indeed. I think you could catch the bigger ones but the small one beat them out. Their mouths are stuffed full of 1" shad. They do make good bait. Have been catching blue cats in 20 to 25 feet drifting when there is enough wind to drift.
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    59lbs 14oz with 20 fish this morning. 8lb 2 oz was largest fish.







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    Good catch anywhere these days. Those first two are short and stumpy looking fish. They are swelled up all the way to the tail
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    That ain't right...maybe TR can sit on the other end of the boat next time...good job you 2
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    I don't know if running the trolling motor and being in the back of the boat helps but I clean up pretty good from back there sometimes.
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    Looks like he had a great time. Congrats!
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    Friday morning was a little slow.

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