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1  Tackle and Equipment / Buy/Sell/Trade / Re: Anybody want to split an "established" slip ?? on: July 16, 2018, 09:50:35 PM
any crappie in that slip Kountry?  icon_cool icon_biggrin
2  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Last 2 trip on: April 09, 2018, 04:28:07 PM
And much mo betta than sitting at the office! Nice read Lou! Smiley And ya still caught a fish! Ole Pepe LePew was booted yet once again out of sight!  icon_lol
3  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: One of them days ........March 31 , 2018 on: April 06, 2018, 05:15:38 PM
Ahhhh Dave....ya did it again! Very nice trophies!  icon_cool icon_cool icon_biggrin
4  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Bank/3 Mar on: March 15, 2018, 10:12:48 AM
Big Congrats to Joe & Lou on catchin some fine kitties. I'm continually amazed at how Lou consistently catches bigguns from the bank! Smiley
5  Fishing Lake Lavon / Crappie Fishing Forum / Re: Jan 25th Report on: February 02, 2018, 06:23:04 PM
Congrats on a good catch and obviously successful knee replacement!  icon_cool icon_biggrin
6  Fishing Lake Lavon / Crappie Fishing Forum / Re: Sunday afternoon 1pm until 5pm on: February 02, 2018, 06:21:52 PM
Nice mess of fish. Probably made a mighty fine supper. icon_razz
7  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Fresh Gizzard Shad on: December 30, 2017, 05:36:31 PM
Carey, on average, about how many of those in the pic are in a pound?
8  Fishing Lake Lavon / Crappie Fishing Forum / Re: Fishing by the dam on: December 07, 2017, 06:23:41 PM
Have you tried vertical jigging in 22-28' of water?  Granted, it would have to be a relatively calm day for a tube.
We have been catching some there with minners.  icon_mrgreen 

I knew it! When the chips be down the mighty minner saves the day and gets suppa!  icon_eek icon_cool icon_biggrin
9  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: There is only one thing better than getting a new PB on: December 05, 2017, 10:54:44 PM
Nice Kitties Poppa!  icon_cool icon_biggrin
10  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Best catch and release hooks? on: December 05, 2017, 10:53:47 PM
We use gamakatsu series 208 offset circle hooks in size 6/0 or 8/0. The 6/0 will catch those pesky itty bitty kitties and will hold 60 pound fish easily. Never had one gut hooked with either. You can get them at Barlows.
11  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Bank Nov 1st-2017 on: November 06, 2017, 08:02:29 AM
Ahhh Dave, another mighty fine Catchin day!  icon_cool icon_biggrin
12  Tackle and Equipment / Buy/Sell/Trade / Re: Black lab on: October 09, 2017, 05:03:48 PM
Check Craigslist daily under pets. Lots of free pets on there or low re-home fee. Changes daily
13  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Any results lately? on: September 21, 2017, 08:32:22 AM
Nice kitty James!  icon_cool
14  Fishing Lake Lavon / Crappie Fishing Forum / Re: Report: Fished the 380 Bridge on: September 10, 2017, 08:31:00 AM
Your right its not hat deep there but the crappie will relate to structure and in the creek channel will be the deepest water fishing from HWY 380. Also, the pilings should be shaded which crappie like.
15  Fishing Lake Lavon / Catfishing Forum / Re: Any results lately? on: September 07, 2017, 09:12:14 AM
I haven't wet a hook since March but this time of year is usually when the lake turns over and the thermocline changes. Lavon was raised in 1975 and all around the lake is a ledge, more pronounced in some areas than others. The steeper the decline in depth the better. Now this ledge should be around 16 to 18 feet and should be just above where the new thermocline will set. This depth will be oxygen rich and a haven for shad. Where you find the shad you will find the kitties. If in a boat, driftin along the ledge from 15 feet deep to 19 feet deep can produce limits of eaters. Try south side of island or south of Tiki entrance into lake, east arm east or west side. Or any other hard clay bottom will work. The key is to drift parallel to the ledge and not over it. This way your drift (bait) is always in the target zone.

Yes, that means the wind direction is crucial or ya have to use yer motor to power drift. There are lots of places on Lavon like this. Find several areas for different wind directions and you can most always catch kitties this time of year.

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