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harvey lee

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Matt Johnson and myself hit Washington today for a few hours to relax and maybe hook a few.We tried mainly for panfish with all plastics and it was very slow.We fished just about all the structure on the lake. frown.gif

The majority of the fish were in the depth range from 8-14fow and most were on the bottom with a few being suspended.We did catch some and Matt caught a huge crappie and mine was just a tick bigger.Matts went approx 3 inches and mine was a huge 4.5 inches and that is maybe stretching it a inch or so.We did get some nice sunnies but the quantity was not there.

Matt,I enjoyed another day on the lake with you and as usuall the fish are just the bonus.

Thanks for the invite. smile.gif

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Thanks for the report HL. That's fishin'. If you would have concentrated in the 2 - 4' range on the N end of the lake, your results would have been much different. smirk.gif

Nice deer!

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Thanks,I would like to shoot his grandpa. smile.gifMaybe this fall. smile.gif

We did work the shallows all over and that was worse than the rest,just a tough day for the fish yet a great day on the water.Maybe less sun and a little wind would have helped us the most.Off second they were slowly catching some sunnies but nothing to get excited about.Time to go and drill some real fish (flatheads )maybe. smile.gif

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Nice to see you again today Tom, always a pleasure.

We tried shallow water on the N end, but no takers. Maybe you just have the magic touch Jamison wink.gif

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I hardly doubt that.

Actually, the best bite has been more in the NE corner as of late but I didn't want to get to specific the first go-around. grin.gif

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Dad and I went up there on saterday morning, managed to catch 6 gills around 8" as well as some smallers ones and 3 crappies from 9"-11", all fish were caught drifting jigs and minnows, all released.

Crappies came in 16 FOW between First and Second point, gills were more scattered.

We didn't try it but the crappies were suspended down about half way, thought about trolling a #5 tail dancer around in front of Westwind on the flats anyone have any luck with this technique, I have caught the crappies on #7's before while eye fishing.

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