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Alex area FM'ers,

Im coming fishing up there in early september. If someone could help me with some info to find bass would be great.

Do they relate to docks in sep., Do they stay deep, Are there any patterns or good spots you wouldnt mind sharin. Anything will do.

Thanks in advance RED

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Hit the other area lakes not connected to the chain...It is tough bass fishing in general as it gets pounded by tourneys and recreational anglers all summer...Lots of good small lakes very close by..

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Couldn't say it better. Find another lake, there's a bunch to choose from.

I had a bass tournament a couple weeks ago on the chain. Every bass we caught had been caught before!! It was unreal.

We had our best action on deep humps. Like 18-22 feet. These fish are not in their "typical" spots for this time of year, on any lake I've fished. crazy.gif

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Id like to see how i fair on a beat up lake. Whats was the winnin catch Chuck? Did ya get any insight where the winnin fish were caught?



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The state B.A.S.S. federation tourny is up there that week. Usually there are 200 anglers fishing. I'd go up the chain also Cowdry or Brophy are good lakes to try and the fish are usually bigger. Jay Carlson got DQed from that tourny last week for going into Cowdry. He had a 5 1/2 pounder that didn't count. I had 16.88 pounds last week, Jay had 17.24 but it didn't count.

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Did 16.88 win it? That is a good bag for 6 fish on the chain. How did you get them out of curiousity.

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That was the top weight. Most of them came on cranks and spinnerbaits over the weed tops.

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Cowdry is off-limits to anglers at the state federation tournament so might be a quiet place. Pre-fishing for the tournament is Sat. 9/3 thru Tues 9/6 and Weds the chain is off-limits to competitors. Tournament itself is Thursday-Friday....hope this helps....

State alternate tourney is on Lake Ida I think so that will likely be busy too. That tournament is on Weds 9/7

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Last Month? The chain takes as much pressure as any lake down south for bass. You can fish a tournement every weekend and then fish wed night bass league every week on the chain. I think that is why the size is so poor on the chain but it is a fish factory. It's always a good numbers lake.

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