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Bigbenny

Long point anyone?

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Bigbenny

Just looking for the inside line on longpoint. Heading up tomorrow looking for info on how far out the new road to twin island is and if they are fishing that area? Just looking for a report on this area.

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cokeman

Looks like nobody is fishing at LP. You should probably stay home and take care of your new baby smile

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Kingfisher

We were up to Long Point Mon, Tues., & Wed. I think the road is open all the way to Twin Islands. Each day we were there the fishing got better. The resort has live shiners. The roads are in excellent condition, very wide and plenty of places plowed out to set your house.

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Bigbenny

Thanks K.F. Maybe with some weather consistancy the bit will keep getting better. As for cokeman he is just bitter that he has to drive so far to fish with me and that he works to much.

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Groslie17

The farther west was better for us. The fishing was great in the morning and it slowed down in the afternoon. We ended up with 16 nice fish. we maybe caught around 40 overall!

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Groslie17

We used mostly gold hooks and shiners for bait. we were in about 32 foot of water!

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Wobbler

Groslie17,

That picture you texted my wife of that 23" you caught a few weeks ago turned out nice. Now you are over at Long Point must mean the Honey spot by my house must have died out!

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Groslie17

Do you know my Grandpa Wes Sandsmark?

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Kingfisher

Bigbenny, Wed. morning at L P Resort I spoke with a couple guys from Walker/Ada. Was that you?

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Bigbenny

K.f. It wasn't me. I am going to fish mon. thru wed this next week. Don,t know if we go to long pt. or 16 mile? Maybe a littl of both. report to follow.

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