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  1. 2-12-12 Windy and cold Fontana Report

    Awarded by , 02-13-2012 at 08:37 AM

    Quote Originally Posted by WNCSLIM View Post
    2-12-12 Fontana Windy, cold, bright, did I say windy and cold? But the fish were out of the wind, and loving life. Took live bait with the anticipation of upcoming trips and the fish decided that was ok by them. This was almost as exciting as striper fishing. Used 8' crappie rods with 3/8's weight and about 6-7 feet of leader and slow trolled with the trolling motor. It was more
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  2. 2/11/12 Quick trip to Harris

    Awarded by , 02-12-2012 at 06:52 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by fishjunky View Post
    I made a short trip this morning ahead of the gale force front coming through. I found the fish, but they were not nearly as active as last week. Landed one, had two come off right by the boat, and missed probably 6 or 7 bites. On a positive note, my new camera mount works nicely (no laughing at my homemade safety light in the background).
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  3. 2-10-12 Fontana report

    Awarded by , 02-11-2012 at 07:29 AM

    Quote Originally Posted by WNCSLIM View Post
    2-10-12 Fontana Took a day to find some new fish that can be caught with downlines similar to the way we striper fish, have some inexperienced fishermen coming and don't want to troll all day, so the spots will be a good change of pace if the eyes shut down. Went downlake and found good numbers of fish around Panther Creek area. Took a cruise that way last week and didn't find much,
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  4. Check out this GIANT CRAPPIE!! Caught at greenfield lake

    Awarded by , 02-08-2012 at 08:53 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by 2840-FISH View Post
    I have caught some very nice crappie in my life, but this one today just took the cake!! This thing was huge, weighed 2lbs 5oz i thought is was a bass till he turned, and didnt run much. Then I saw the spots, i got him to the ledge and grabbed his as quick as I could, was using a minnow and ultralight penn ss. I just looked up the record cause I thought it may be close, but record is 3 11oz MAN, I couldnt imagine,
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  5. Badin Lake (KayaK)

    Awarded by , 02-06-2012 at 09:07 AM

    Quote Originally Posted by GRHawk View Post
    Hit Badin this morning around 7AM. Damp and chilly at first, followed by damp, chilly, breezy, and choppy. Water temps in the upper 40's. Started by trolling a DD crankbait and caught a couple of (what I believe to be) white perch. Also caught a bream. The winds started and I paddled all the way across the channel to get a little wind protection, trolling all the way. Picked up another white perch (no pics -
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