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Fishing Reports

Morning Storms Have Moved The Fish

Daily Fishing Log For September 1, 2013

General Info Weather / Water Conditions
Date September 1, 2013 Air Temp Mid 80's Current Generation Light
Fisherman Bob In the Late Afternoon Water Temp 86
Hours Fished 3.50 Sky Sunny Water Clarity Slighly Stained
Fishing Overall Fair Wind Light
Fish Caught
Total Bass Caught Total Keepers
4 1
Size/Weight (Pounds)
3 4 5 6+
Baits Used
Keepers Other Fish
Gene Larew 4.5" Rattlin Craw on Fitz Fishing Bait Keeper Head Texas Rigged 10" Plastic Worm
Bait Colors
Keepers Other Fish
Green Pumpkin Green Pumpkin
Location/Presentation/Structure

Tight to laydowns and brush piles. Presentation was slow on the bottom, hopping and jigging.

Fishing Notes

After heavy morning storms, the air temperature cooled off a bit as did the water temperature. I fished today from 4:30PM – 8:00PM. Considering the holiday boat traffic, I fished a no wake cove for a couple of hours in the channel area that runs between the Osage and Glaize. Last week we had some good success fishing backs of coves and the end of docks/condo docks. Neither of those patterns produced a single bite. After a couple of hours of working those patterns, I began to target brush piles on end and sides of docks with a plastic worm. The brush piles produced a couple of short fish and I missed a couple of good bites. Then I moved to a long narrow cove with deep water in the mid cove area and got some good bites from bass that were holding tight to laydowns and wood. On that pattern I caught one small keeper and had a good keeper, 3 pounder come undone at the boat.

Bassing Bob expert, Jack Uxa of Jack’s Guide Service, www.fishinglakeoftheozarks.com, reported having a good bite on his afternoon guide trip on points. While Jack did not report what baits, I would guess a Crock-o-Gator football head jig and/or a Crock-o-Gator Shaky Head with Yum Dinger style worm. You can get Crock-o-Gator baits at Fitz Fishing Tackle and Supplies in Osage Beach, www.fitzfishing.net.

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