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    Decline of fishing on Kentucky Lake?

    Just curious what everyone’s take is on this. When I was younger, I remember coming to Kentucky Lake with my Dad every spring for pre-spawn bass fishing. We never seemed to have issue catching...
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    I got a few days off and am coming up from Texas...

    I got a few days off and am coming up from Texas to fish on Barren with my Dad. Its been too many years since I got to fall fish here. Has the lake turned over yet? Any buzzbait action to speak of?
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    Re: Lake Fork Texas

    What you do is get a hotel in Emory and fish both Fork and Towakoni. They are both on my list now that i live in TX.
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    Re: Goodbye fishin.com friends!

    Im not far behind you man. I will be headed to Texas in the very near future. Hope life treats you well in Utah.
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    Re: Mark Menendez needs your vote

    Only problem is I have been voting for Bradley Roy... A rookie from KY who is in the same region.
  6. Re: Floyds Fork and public vs. private land along bank

    What carter said. The dirt on the bottom is private property. The water itself is not.
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    Re: looking for Tubes

    You like em ribbed for her pleasure eh?
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    Re: Tru-Tungsten Company GOB???

    Yeah, I remember hearing they were going under a while back. So I kept watching and got some of their topwater frogs on clearance. *****, cuz they had some very good stuff to put to market. ...
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    Re: please help me learn how to jig???????

    Texas Rigs are one of my favorite rigs, They are super versatile and easy to rig and use. First, how to rig one. There are a number of recources on YouTube to show you how to rig one, but is a...
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    Re: warning to all fishing floyds fork

    This is the same mindset I have to get into when I wade fish the bays in TX. There are stingrays and bull sharks that can ruin your day for sure. But I just perpare myself as best I can and trust...
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    Re: warning to all fishing floyds fork

    Just remember guys that when you go fishing, you are closer to these things than you realize, but they are more afraid of us than we are of them. Its a scary thought, but if you are near a river...
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    Re: ky bass

    I would like to repeat what crappipappy said...

    The Toothpatch trick will get you a violation, as they are getting mroe common on Largemouth. I dont know if it is hybridization causing it, but...
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    Re: gar in mcnealy lake

    The creek that feeds it is Pennsylvania Run. It doenst have enough water in it to really support any fish... including gar. If there is a Gar in that lake it was put there by somebody.
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    Re: gar in mcnealy lake

    Yeah, if I couldnt walk to this place, I wouldnt ever fish it.
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    Re: pound for pound meanest fish????

    Good call on the warmouth. Talk about Little Fish Syndrome. Its like the spike lee of fish.
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    Re: pound for pound meanest fish????

    I was thinkin snakehead as the meanest too. I hear Bluefish are evil fish. Fisherman say you can watch their eyes and they are actually looking for an oppurtunity to bite you with those nasty teeth...
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    Re: Tackle Box

    Oh and some wacky rig hooks and some 5" senkos in green pumpkin and watermelon red
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    Re: Tackle Box

    I cant answer much on crapie stuff, but the plastics stuff for bass is pretty easy if you keep it simple. Some 2/0 and 4/0 EWG hooks, some lead bullet weights from 1/8oz-3/4oz. Brush Hogs, Beaver...
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    Re: Need a partner for Sunday at Barren

    Do I actually have to be a "Good" fisherman? lol... just kidding...
  20. Re: Bank access to Green River in Mammoth Cave NP?

    Turnhole Bend Trail leads down to a good area to bank fish. If you feel like gettin wet, you can wade/swim across the river to the big gravel bar and have a very large stretch of bank from which to...
  21. Barren Water Conditions/Fishing Reports

    Hey guys, headed to Barren to camp at the Narrows all weekend. Thought I woudl try and get some kind of report before I head that way. I can see the wtare levels, but that doesnt tell me temps, or...
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    Re: best crankin reel

    4.7:1 - 5.2:1 ratio. I would reccomend a reel that is known for long distance casting as long casts are a requirement when fishing a deep diving crank. I really like my BPS Pro Qualifier for...
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    Re: A good beginner baitcaster

    I partially agree here. If you spend the money and get high end quantums, they are great. But I have never bought a quantum for under $100 bucks that didnt end up in the trash within 6 months.
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    Re: Operation Dry Water - Law Enforcement

    So let me get this straight... you guys dont want laws enforced that make our waterways safer? Right....

    This operation is just a push to stop intoxicated driving. I am all for them running...
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    Re: A good beginner baitcaster

    Black max isnt a bad start for a beginner. Although I will say there is something to be said for starting out on a nicer reel. Typically the braking systems **** on cheap reels leading people to...
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    Re: Thoughts on a "full-moon"

    I dont notie them moving any deeper or shallower. I just notice that they tend to be more aggressive and hit moving baits a little more on a full moon.
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    Re: Anyone noodle

    Translated "Im gonna get my fingers back out of the snapping turtles mouth and have them sewed back on tomorrow evening."
  28. Re: gar in flods fork one hell of a fish and tasty

    I have also heard to fish walking upstream because fish in a stream tend to face upstream to look for food coming at them in teh current, and this way you come up behind them instead of lettin em see...
  29. Re: gar in flods fork one hell of a fish and tasty

    Went this morning, but was pretty limited as i just had my toes worked on and I cant get em in the water. I dont want a nasty infection. I managed a pipsqueak slam. One fingerling bass on a jig,...
  30. Re: what i saw and caught this wknd floyds fork fishermans park and the ohio river by

    Im glad you had some luck at Fishermans park. I have never had much luck at the FINS lakes around louisville. Tom Wallace, Fishermans, Miles, McNealy. All entirely over pressured. Your best bet...
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    Re: Ledge Fishing

    Here is a question I have had for a while. Do you tend to parallel the contour of the ledge as you fish? Or do you position your boat in deep water, and throw your lure on top of the ledge and drag...
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    Re: extra large Otter Creek trout

    That makes my mouth water. Im gonna have to get me a trout stamp afterall i think.
  33. Re: cherokee park pond is it a has been or is there opportunity

    I tried fishing cherokee once. BUt it was Gin clear and I didnt see a single sign of life. Not one fish. So I kinda just wrote it off as a place not to fish.
  34. Re: A20 in clarksville has UofL fishin shirts

    Thats a good lookin shirt man.
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    Re: red eye shad

    I have never had hook issues with ANY strike king products. I hear it all the time, but have never personally had a fish get off after i stuck him.
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    Re: Fishin with Dave Stewart

    If I end upnot moving out of state, I am gonna try and take his eliminating water class. I would also like to book him for a good guided trip to learn some summer tactics.
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    Re: red eye shad

    I love the red eye shad. I have pretty much abandoned my Bill Lewis Rat'l'trap in favor of the red eye shad. Unlike other lipless cranks, if you like to reel and let it sink or yo-yo, the red eye...
  38. Re: small creek in southern jefferson county

    I have eyeballed that creek on google maps a few times and wondered if it had anything in it. I bet it is as nasty as Bear Grass judging by the areas it runs through. This thing is a canal that...
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    Re: Otter Creek spotted bass

    Thanks for teh heads up tim. I have a few clousers and a few wooly buggers, havent fished with em yet. I may take you up on the trip someday as i need someone who knows what they are doing to help...
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    Re: Otter Creek spotted bass

    Gotta ask Tim... as a newb fly fisherman with a 5wt rod, what should i try out on otter creek to catch a few fish?
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    Re: First time at Barren.

    When are you headed down? If it is within teh next week or two, I would fish along the original shoreline on points, fish back in the jungle, and maybe throw some traps along the rock walls just...
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    Re: Opinion on Kayak?

    Congrats on the Yak man... I am still waiting to have teh money to just go do the deed (been waiting for 2 years). Hopefully all of this overtime will make it work for me.
  43. Re: An interesting take on managing fisheries

    I do my part...If it is over the size limit and under 5 pounds, its gettin fried.
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    Re: Opinion on Kayak?

    Yeah, the Tarpon 120 is probably one of the most purchased fishing kayaks out there. In addition to the Tarpon, the Ocean Kayak Trident with the Rod Pod is very popular. You could also look at...
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    Re: Barren River Panfish -

    When teh water ets up in the woods, you can always find a place to not get teh kids tangled up in the trees along rock walls on the river channel. Find a log laying vertically against the rock wall...
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    Re: Opinion on Kayak?

    Im in the same boat. I dont want to spend much more than about $600 on a Yak, so unless I find a killer deal on a used one, I am going to pull the trigger on an FS12T here in the next few weeks. It...
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    Re: taurus raging bull

    Wish I had something to trade on that Hi Standard. It would make a great partner for my Dads 6" Barrel Hi Standard Sentinel. It has the same 9 shot 22 setup as yours. I would put that wheel gun up...
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    Re: Memorial Day Fishing

    I like memorial day. You get up early and fish while the ski boat crowd sleeps off the night before. Then you come in and eat breakfast and take teh family out to tube for a while and do some...
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    98 Cherokee Sport

    Heys guys, just looking to sell my Jeep. Need to get somethig a little more fuel efficient since I am driving 50 miles round trip to work. Its a 98 four door 4.0 straight six and an automatic. ...
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    Re: WAnted older bagleys and wiggle warts

    I hear ya on the original wiggle warts. Too bad you would have to give somebody three lucky crafts to make an even trade with what they go for on ebay. I have looked into buying some pre rapala...
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