Oak Hollow 2-25-20 - February Giant
Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: Oak Hollow 2-25-20 - February Giant

\r\n\r\n
\r\n
\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Bleedingblue\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n \r\n
\r\n Bleedingblue\r\n \r\n
\r\n Bleedingblue is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
\r\n Angler Member\r\n
\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n
Join Date
Aug 2012
\r\n
Location
High Point
\r\n \r\n
Posts
1,580
\r\n \r\n
\r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n \r\n
\r\n\r\n
\r\n
\r\n\r\n
\r\n \r\n
\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

\r\n\r\n Default Oak Hollow 2-25-20 - February Giant\r\n

\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n Fishing was so good on Sunday I took a day off to see if I could repeat my success. Long story short, it was tough with a capital T. I fished hard for 6 hours with a couple bites and one 12" bass. I had about 20 minutes left to fish and was thinking I had wasted my day off. Then I got a tremendous hit. Ended up being 8.5 lbs and 23.5 inches long. I\'ll take a 2 fish day anytime I can catch one like that.
\n
\nI love fishing this time of year. As soon as the water hits 46 degrees I\'m looking for the pre-spawners shallow. I caught this fish just 1 day shy of the 2-year anniversary of my PB. My PB, #2, and #4 all time have come from Oak Hollow.
\n
\nWater was a bit cooler but still saw temps over 50 in some areas. Clarity the same as last time. Fish hit a double willow spinnerbait.
\n
\n\r\n
\r\n
\r\n\r\n \r\n
\r\n\r\n \r\n
\r\n Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n
\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n
\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
\r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n\r\n
\r\n
\r\n \r\nAbert43, \r\nChris52, \r\nFishscalz, \r\nlewisfishing, \r\nmeenyt, \r\nrmhpmi, and \r\nsrsykes like this.\r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n \r\n \r\n
Tight lines,
\r\nAndrew
\r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
\r\n
\r\n
\r\n\r\n'; pd[1223137] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #2\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Bleedingblue\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n Bleedingblue\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Bleedingblue is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    \r\n
    Location
    High Point
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    1,580
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n I often notice a bunch of guests and only a few members on the site. A suggestion to any non-members looking at this post why don\'t you join and post your trips? It is a good community and everybody loves a good fish story.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    Tight lines,
    \r\nAndrew
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223143] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #3\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n greendave41\r\n \r\n
    \r\n greendave41 is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    \r\n
    Location
    raleigh
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    56
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n It\'s time. I\'ve had the itch so bad due to high water - I snuck out behind work this evening and caught 2 from shore. 1 on a double bladed (red colorado and gold indiana) spinnerbait, the second on a green pumpkin thunder cricket. both just 2lbers. If we can keep the stain and water levels stable now, i\'d be happy and headed to the lake in my yak soon. Nice catch!\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223155] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #4\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n spidey\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n spidey\r\n \r\n
    \r\n spidey is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    May 2012
    \r\n
    Location
    raleigh
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    2,376
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n Great job right now from the banks I am lucky to even get a hit from a bream. The heavy rain a few weeks back muddled up the waters so bad. I usually do,best in Jan - mar but this year has been slow since first week of the year\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    2020 LMB Total :130; largest 6# 5oz! Total over 4:14; lifetime largest 9.25
    \n2020 Crappie Total:75 biggest:1.5#
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223159] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #5\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n greendave41\r\n \r\n
    \r\n greendave41 is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    \r\n
    Location
    raleigh
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    56
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n Quote Originally Posted by spidey\r\n View Post\r\n
    \r\n
    Great job right now from the banks I am lucky to even get a hit from a bream. The heavy rain a few weeks back muddled up the waters so bad. I usually do,best in Jan - mar but this year has been slow since first week of the year
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    The volatile weather patterns havn\'t helped either. I had a hunch the warm south breeze yesterday would turn them on a bit - was hoping for sun to peek out, probably would\'ve been even better, but never happened. With the cold front i\'m sure it\'s back to barely a sniff for a few days.....then warm and rain = more mud = then back to a cold snap = frustrating. I will say both fish were within 10\' of the bank on the shallow side of the lake, another few weeks and I\'ll have the kayak hovering over a huge spawning flat out there.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223157] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #6\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n slow-1\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n slow-1\r\n \r\n
    \r\n slow-1 is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    May 2016
    \r\n
    Location
    Randleman
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    54
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n Awesome fish!
    \n
    \nYour report is a lesson to everyone, no matter how bad you think the fishing is on a hard day, KEEP FISHING!\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    "I\'ve gotta stop wishin, I\'ve got to go fishin!"
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223161] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #7\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Bleedingblue\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n Bleedingblue\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Bleedingblue is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    \r\n
    Location
    High Point
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    1,580
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n Quote Originally Posted by slow-1\r\n View Post\r\n
    \r\n
    Awesome fish!
    \n
    \nYour report is a lesson to everyone, no matter how bad you think the fishing is on a hard day, KEEP FISHING!
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Yep, when I\'m discouraged I try to keep thinking that it only takes 1 cast to have a great day. It happened on this day. I seriously considered leaving about 3 times but so glad I stayed.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\ngreendave41 likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    Tight lines,
    \r\nAndrew
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223163] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #8\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n Fishscalz\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Fishscalz is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Angler Member\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    \r\n
    Location
    Kernersville
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    667
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n Beautiful fish, well done!\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; pd[1223293] = '\r\n
  • \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n #9\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n SurfRider\'s Avatar\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n SurfRider\r\n \r\n
    \r\n SurfRider is offline\r\n\r\n \r\n
    \r\n Red X Angler\r\n
    \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    \r\n
    Location
    Pensacola,FL
    \r\n \r\n
    Posts
    3,725
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n

    \r\n\r\n Default \r\n

    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n I know I\'ve told you the story before, Andrew, but I fished that lake with my dad one time. Once. Early April, we fished 6 hours with nothing at all, and literally the last spot we were going to hit before closing time he gets his crankbait hung on a stump.... that starts swimming off. The man lands a 9.5, his lifetime personal best, and we quit shortly after that.
    \n
    \nHe never fished that lake again. He said he didn\'t want to go there and ruin his average - still claims his average fish from Oak Hollow is 9.5 pounds, I tried arguing that\'s dubious math dividing 1 into 1 and calling it an average when you only have 1 data point but he just laughs and says \'you go right ahead and keep thinking that.\'
    \n
    \nOak Hollow has some giants, I\'m glad you found one to turn the day from bleh to wow. Congrats!\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n
    \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\nBleedingblue likes this.\r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    - Sam
    \n"Things are only impossible until they\'re not!"
    \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n Reply With Quote Reply With Quote \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n Like This Post\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n\r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
    \r\n
  • \r\n'; // next/previous post info pn[1223135] = "1223293,1223137"; pn[0] = ",1223135"; pn[1223137] = "1223135,1223143"; pn[1223143] = "1223137,1223155"; pn[1223155] = "1223143,1223159"; pn[1223159] = "1223155,1223157"; pn[1223157] = "1223159,1223161"; pn[1223161] = "1223157,1223163"; pn[1223163] = "1223161,1223293"; pn[1223293] = "1223163,1223135"; // cached usernames pu[0] = guestphrase; pu[18532] = "Bleedingblue"; pu[4520] = "greendave41"; pu[17641] = "spidey"; pu[26897] = "slow-1"; pu[19288] = "Fishscalz"; pu[16818] = "SurfRider"; // -->

    Threaded View

    1. #1
      Join Date
      Aug 2012
      Location
      High Point
      Posts
      1,580

      Default Oak Hollow 2-25-20 - February Giant

      Fishing was so good on Sunday I took a day off to see if I could repeat my success. Long story short, it was tough with a capital T. I fished hard for 6 hours with a couple bites and one 12" bass. I had about 20 minutes left to fish and was thinking I had wasted my day off. Then I got a tremendous hit. Ended up being 8.5 lbs and 23.5 inches long. I'll take a 2 fish day anytime I can catch one like that.

      I love fishing this time of year. As soon as the water hits 46 degrees I'm looking for the pre-spawners shallow. I caught this fish just 1 day shy of the 2-year anniversary of my PB. My PB, #2, and #4 all time have come from Oak Hollow.

      Water was a bit cooler but still saw temps over 50 in some areas. Clarity the same as last time. Fish hit a double willow spinnerbait.

      Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version.

Name:	8-8 (1) 23.5.jpg‎
Views:	160
Size:	45.2 KB
ID:	196771 Click image for larger version.

Name:	8-8 (2) 23.5.jpg‎
Views:	172
Size:	48.0 KB
ID:	196773 Click image for larger version.

Name:	8-8 (4) 23.5.jpg‎
Views:	171
Size:	60.5 KB
ID:	196775

      Tight lines,
      Andrew

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts