8/17 Report, Interesting Bass Behavior.

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8/17 Report, Interesting Bass Behavior.

Postby Danno » Aug Fri 17, 2007 8:42 pm

Started fishing the northwest finger, all the way on the west side by the grate. Noticed a new hatch of something swimming around. Then out of no where 3 lmbs, charged up out of the deep and coraled, them all up and had a nice feast. The bass scared some of them on shore and noticed they were all Bluegills. They kept doing this time after time after time. Theyd just sit a few feet back and wait for them to come back. Just sat there and watched that for a while Was just like a western cattle round up! No wonder the bass at lake arlington are getting so fat! So i fished there for a bit, caught a nice FAT 15" incher on a senko. Headed over to the southwest finger for a little topwater but no luck, so out went the the ole trusty senko and landed this guy, another fattie, 17". Took a long time to catch these guys, but it was worth it. Learned that you just gotta take your time.. Fished from from about 3:30 to 7:30

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Postby toothdoc » Aug Fri 17, 2007 8:52 pm

Nice job Danno. It looks like you are getting that lake figured out. Thanks for the report.
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Postby .Steve » Aug Fri 17, 2007 9:21 pm

Cool fish.

The one time I saw bass chasing bluegills, it wasn't interested in anything I was throwing. Good job.
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Postby JasonN » Aug Fri 17, 2007 10:50 pm

I sound like a broken record but ARGH!... I was again "this close" to going to Lake Arlington this evening!

Nice job on the fat bass Dan.
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Postby Culprit » Aug Sat 18, 2007 10:06 am

Nice fish Danno :D
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Postby BassCaster » Aug Sat 18, 2007 10:53 am

Good one Dan.
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Postby JORDAN58 » Aug Sun 19, 2007 12:34 am

Nice pic . Cool story on the bass.
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