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missing bass in 24 hrs

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Was on Tonka two days in a row and the big fish disapeared. Here is the scenairo:

the first day(tuesday) and second day Wend(full moon).

both days were hitting docks

both days the wind speed and direction were the same

the first day sunny the second day cloudy

hit the same three locations both days

the first day encounterd nice bass 3-5 lb on the docks caught two fish in each spot and left. did not want to burn the spot. had 1-2 more bites but did not purposely hook fish.

Wend. was taking some kids out fishing. had high hopes being a full moon.

on wend all the big fish vanished nothing but dinks on the docks. So I/we fished the outside edge of the inside weedline, in the weeds(cabbage), outside edge of weedline.

the sunnies were on the docks both days etc.

all the quality fish went by by. I am not sure if the fish went by by or the kids could not just hook bigger fish. They did have trouble seeing the line move when the fish took the senko etc.

i felt so bad for the kids they did manage to hook 9 fish/1 kid and 6 fish/second kid but all fish were between 9-13 inches.

any help welcome

thanks the addict

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one thought... Maybe the bass aren't hiding in the shade under the docks as much when it is cloudy? I have noticed that my best dock fishing is when it is sunny.

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Excactly, high sun = fish under docks, cloudy = fish roaming shallow flats.

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