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How was everyone's bass opener? Lots of fish spawning yet, or still staging? Man I can't wait to get out there!

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I saw very few fish up on beds. The lakes I fished were mostly in a prespawn mode, and boy were the bass agressive. I caught most of my fish casting a spinnerbait into the newly emerging bulrushes. That seemed to be the ticket for me, green bulrushes equaled lots of bass. I still caught a lot of fish out of the dead bulrushes, but not nearly as many as were caught in the green ones. I did have a tough time locating the really big ones though, but i didn't search deeper water that much. I guess i was satisfied with catching numbers of fish from 15-19 inches, can't complain about that. Almost all of the fish were caught in water from 2-7 feet deep. I caught a few bass on senkos and tubes but nothing like the spinnerbait action, it was just amazing the way they were hittin the spinnerbait. My brother also caught some nice fish on a chug bug and sammy. It was a great weekend, only wish i could've stayed longer.

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