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PYROPAL

hi guys! a friend and i are headed up there today. just wondering if you had a guess as to where to find them? it is a big lake...how do you pick a spot?

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NINETOE

Find the crowd and go away from them. Try working the edges.

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WALTERCRAFT

TOE, EDGES OF THE CROWD?

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PYROPAL

thanks for the tip. i just figured how to use the search part of this system. i guess we go out at hillmans 3.5/4.5 miles out on to the lake...find some other dudes fishing, then fish off the edge of the herd? i have a new marcum lx 3 so no matter what it will be fun figuring out how to use it. all the posts have been great, good luck to all see you this afternoon.

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NINETOE

Bingo!!

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O2BFSHN

The only problem with that is before you know it... Your in the middle of the herd. smile.gif

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PYROPAL

woo-hoo!! got there about 1:30 limiited out before dark!!! go to the herd...find a spot near them but not too close...use blue jigs. lost one jig to a northen got another about 5 lbs. water was about 15 ft. little worried about the new marcum...guess i better read the book now. bought blue banna jigs from hillmans..the fish liked them. it was a great time!!!

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stellarfisher

I was wondering where you found the water to be 15 the deepest that I have found is only about 12. Where did you go out of how far?

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PYROPAL

went out from hillmans about 4 miles. there is a pod of houses on the right, then a space, then more houses. i was near the second pod. since i hadn't figured out the new locator real well yet, it may have been 14 ft but it was definitly more than 12, and i'm pretty sure that it was 15. my buddy was using a fl-8 finder and now that i think about it...he showed 15 ft. there were 5 folks out there that he knew and we all got our limit. oh...and he was using a green airplane jig, they liked that too.

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stellarfisher

Thanks for the info, up there I think that the deeper the water the better the fishing. smile.gif

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f1sh1nfool

The depth you read has a lot to do with how far down the hole you drop your transducer. you can easily vary a foot or two this way.

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