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Fishing Reports

Big Bass Bash Practice Day 5 – Dam Area

Daily Fishing Log For October 3, 2013

General Info Weather / Water Conditions
Date October 3, 2013 Air Temp High 70's Current Generation Minimum
Fisherman Bob Water Temp Mid-Upper 70's
Hours Fished 2.50 Sky Partly Cloudy Water Clarity Clear
Fishing Overall Fair Wind Moderate South
Fish Caught
Total Bass Caught Total Keepers
5 2
Size/Weight (Pounds)
3 4 5 6+
Baits Used
Keepers Other Fish
Swim Bait and Crock-o-Gator Jig Square Bill Crankbait
Bait Colors
Keepers Other Fish
Shad Colored Swim Bait and Black/Blue Jig Sexy Shad Crankbait
Location/Presentation/Structure

Windy main lake docks, brush piles and secondary points.

Fishing Notes

Today I was mostly checking out the dam area for bait fish in the backs of coves thus doing a lot of running versus fishing. I actually fished about an hour. I did not visually see or see on my graph,very big groups of shad in the backs of some of the big coves, as I have seen in the mid lake area and upper lake area. Not that there are not shad in these coves, but the ones I checked did not seem to have big schools. I did see grouped up shad on some of the secondary point, in the middle of these creek channels and off bluffs, but somewhat deep. When I slowed down the exploration, my best bite came from main lake docks with wind on a swim bait. I also caught fish in brush piles along cove docks and on a square billed crank bait shallow on secondary points. The water in the dam area is much clearer than other parts of the lake and the fish are likely still in summer patterns on points and in brush piles. With a cold front scheduled to come in this weekend, brush piles and secondary points could be the best bite. We should have a report tomorrow from the Glaize and mid lake area.

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