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Most of my favorite wood duck puddles and  dry, so this year is going to be slow year unless we some heavy rains soon. 

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There ended up being 4 chocolate girls so mrs moose has a tough decision to make!

 

saw some kids that had a stringer full of eyes from the rum river. 
 

 

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Fishing has picked up for me the last couple weeks.  The Rum won't be fishable for this guy this season.  Its at historically low levels.  Gonna have to stick entirely to lakes this season.

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21 hours ago, Wanderer said:

@gimruis what baits seem to be working for the bigger bass these days?

 

The last couple times I have caught fish on some more aggressive patterns because when we started it was cloudy.  Buzz baits over clumps of weeds, chatter baits, and spinner baits.  Basically something that makes some noise or has vibration.  Once the sun comes out and moved up in the sky around 9am, the fish leave those areas and head towards shade whether that be in the form of thick weeds, docks, etc.  So them I have to rig up a plastic and pitch that in there with a slower approach.

 

I prefer to target them with the faster, more aggressive approach but unfortunately they just aren't willing to bite those lures when its sunny and warmer out.

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