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Mud Question....

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At what depth does the mud usually start or does it vary.

What do I look for on my graph.... a "fuzzy" bottom?

Thanks

SAL

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Mud to hard bottom transitions on this lake vary from place to place, they're where you find them.... Anywheres from 1 foot to 30+ foot you can find them I'd reckon.

Depending on your sonar the bottom will show a color change or grayscale change, with a flasher the 'width' of the bottom return will be less over the soft bottom than the hard.

fiskyknut

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Thanks.... Kinda what I would have guessed...

SAL

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Sal, if you head out to fish the basin, look for fish not just mud. The schools that form up in the basin can be massive. When Fiskynut and I were out recently, we were on a school of fish that was enourmous. Most of the time there were 30 to 50 fish on the graph all the time. Fisky thought it looked like I was in simulator mode.

Good luck.

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