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anyone w/ Big Sandy update?


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We havent been up the last 2 weekends but are going up this weekend and I'm hoping I get a chance to fish. Any recent news?

thanks!

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ok, I'll reply to my own post!!

not so good - fished around rockpiles and weedlines and came up empty. My wife caught 2 decent perch, I caught nothing. Now I have to hear about it the rest of the summer!!

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I wish I coulda helped out, but I havent been there since July 4th. Trying for walleyes I assume?

Did you focus on water 6-10 ft deep? That seems to be the optimal depth in that lake in mid-summer.

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We were up this recent weekend and it was not good. We tried weeds, rocks, humps, the flats, jigs, lindy's, bobbers, leeches, crawlers. Nothing. A few rock bass and a couple of crappies under the dock. I wonder why it's so bad.?

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I will open up the Yapper again....

I myself did alright on the eyes and also seen 8-10 crappies come off the lake both Sat. and Sunday.

My tip for sandy is to lengthen up the Lindys! It took the rest of my boat to realize what I was doing but 6-10 feet was the trick. I also produced 3 pike in the same areas. Still fishing in the majical 6-10 range.

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I was probably a little deep...maybe 15 ft. I still cant get used to fishing eyes in 6-10 ft of water!

I'll see if I can give it another try next weekend

thanks guys!

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Do not waste your time fishing any deeper than 10 ft in that lake. Just my personal opinion.

My ideal depths for walleyes in the heat of the summer have been around 7 ft. I swear.

If I hit 10 ft of water while fishing, thats extremely rare.

Shallow, shallow, shallow. Nothing else for me on this lake.

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I need to go fishing with you guys. It sounds like you know were the fish are.

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I posted, looking for people that were gonna be up over the 4th of July.... wink.gif

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Scumfrog,

Throw a bouy out over the 400 yard hole and you will have all kinds of people to fish with!

also it was the headgasket on my boat smirk.gif I hope its done by friday.

I will also say not to disregard the deeper areas. When trolling around drop aways off the edges and see what happens. I have seen to many people try fish a hump for a pass or two then gone. When really the fish are hanging on the edge.

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Burr, that suxs about the boat.

I know all about that spot, and who fishes/pushes other people out of it. grin.gif I need to find some more spots to hit, the brother in law is pretty set in spots.

Don't kow when we'll be up there again though. I'll let you know when and maybe we can hit lake X.

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Not Lake X down by Town B????? grin.gif

I have my own Lake Z, up by town L.....

gotta love all dem secret lakes up there.... wink.gif

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is anything biting on Big sandy? Bass, walleyes, pike anything? going up on suday so we wanna catch some fish

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Quote:

Scumfrog,

Throw a bouy out over the 400 yard hole and you will have all kinds of people to fish with!

also it was the headgasket on my boat
smirk.gif
I hope its done by friday.


What is the 400 yard hole? And why do people flock to it? confused.gif

Sorry to hear about the lack of fish. I hope to get up there next weekend and give this 'not so great fishing' a try.

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It's a spot we've tried to keep secret and only tell a few trusted people about. But over the years it's becoming more popular, and now it seems like every one knows about it. So when I get up at O'dark thirty to go fishing there is already 2-3 boats on it.

So I guess I'll have to find a new spot. You want to share any with me???? grin.gif

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What the heck is the 400 yd hole???

If its better than my hot spot, its gotta be awesome.

I need to know!!!! grin.gif

I wish I could get back up there soon, but I dont think I will be back up this summer. Too many lakes, not enough time.

PS - If BS had bass in it, I would make a better effort to get that direction. smirk.gif

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Biglake:

if I told you, well you know the rest... grin.gif

Some day I'll show you the 400 yard spot, in return you show me a good spot.

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Scumfrog, I know some of BLB's good spot's wanna trade secret's.

J/K grin.gif

Scum, if you told me where you would have no worry's of me being there, I don't wake up early enough to see dawn. But I have stayed up that late. lol

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I expect some results DZ. tongue.gif

You better let us know how it goes.

When are you headed up again??

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I'm not sure when I'll be up there again. I think labor day weekend will be the next time.

And I've woke up and seen Dawn, and her best friend. I don't remember being that drunk. grin.gif

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