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    I was hoping too

    I was considering running back down next week? Depends on mom. She fell again yesterday, ok just a bump on head. Was wanting to go north to st Clair but so crazy full of boats and gross motel...
  2. Looking for Info on the lakes around Salt fork area?

    Anyone fish or should I say how bad crowded are the lakes in the salt fork area? I am from the southwestern Oh area and wondered is it worth the drive? Ceaser Creek is always a total bust, with...
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    Just got back.

    Hey, We waited and moment he opened it we shot down. Only last Sunday to Thursday. Drove home Friday due to freezing cold and rain and don't forget WIND. Sunday- Tues pretty decent flippin' bushes....
  4. lake barkley and lake Cumberland being a shelter?

    Starting April 19, the state is using Lake Barkley State Park and Lake Cumberland State Park as non-congregating shelterting for those needing isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These...
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    Thanks all

    Thank guys! Appreciate your thoughts. We have always maxed out boats But was thinking cost. But our dealer is a merc dealer so that means merc for us again. And we got a great price out of our 14 yr...
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    Help on motor.

    Mercury pro xs 2020
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    New Evinrude etec g2 ho?
    Ranger z518L so is the 150 ok or is the 200 a must. Performance is not a must but don't want a pig. Thanks
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    Not the greatest

    My dad and I spent a week down there, May 2-8. Toughest trip to dated! We got 2 bites - 8 bites a day down south barkley. north barkley more #'s but smaller. still slow hard fishing. Pitched a lot of...
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    Sorry forgot to give report

    Well Barkley was the worst to date. Been fishing here since 2001 and it was defeating to put it mildly. Only bite was flipping and swimjig. Fri - thurs. left and went home early. Only 2 days that...
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    Everyone at our hotel is bombing too. Got 6...

    Everyone at our hotel is bombing too. Got 6 today, dad 0. South Barkley feels like the Dead Sea. Headed north tomorrow. Hope better.
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    Barkley report

    Been here two days. Just awful! Everyone we meet can't believe how bad. Why did they have to pull 2.5 feet out and ruin another trip down? Fished bushes all the way to main lake. Flipped, dragged,...
  11. Thanks for help. We are headed down may 4th-12. ...

    Thanks for help. We are headed down may 4th-12. Hopefully pitching bushes!
  12. Hoping it stays up and is just on a slow fall on...

    Hoping it stays up and is just on a slow fall on May 4th-12. Last year they pulled the plug and it took to long for it to recover. It was Wednesday before the lake recovered flooded started to warm....
  13. never mind

    No replies but going anyway. Water is coming up this week hope fish and heat come with it!
  14. Help deciding which should be a better week?

    I know everyone is dealing with this crazy weather. But trying to figure out if we should move a yearly fun trip back? We go every year to Barkley to do our best to time a bush bite. This year is...
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    Sorry for loss

    So sorry for your families loss. it's funny how kids see things sometimes.
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    Look on internet at stclairreport.com He does...

    Look on internet at stclairreport.com He does videos and teaches classes. Also justin clark on youtube owns the big tackle store up there by metro beach. He does weekly video fishing reports.
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    Seeing changes in North Barkley

    Caught a few with quality but slow. nice to see life in the shallows!
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    Barkley is horrible!

    This is by far the worst trip down ever! So excited to flip bushes etc, and had 10 bites in 3 days. Missed at least a 4lb today in the heart of bush. But a 3.11 and a 5.5 smallie on a secondary pt...
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    Yearly trip to Barkley

    Just got to Barkley for yearly trip. Starts tough! BFL was going out of little river. And boats everywhere and major were zeroing. I guess who ever braved the winds ran to ky lake? I put in at...
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    Most stay at the red roof in Roseville, Mi. It is...

    Most stay at the red roof in Roseville, Mi. It is always packed. Some stay at the Baymont or micro tel. None really have parking/charging. Always a mess compared to Ky/Barkley.
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    Amen on that. But looks like a upswing? Maybe?...

    Amen on that. But looks like a upswing? Maybe? IDK? I'm this close to pulling the trigger to go to St. Clair instead. But still praying for the water and fish to come back. Tva seem to change their...
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    Tva stop! Please!

    EXACTLY! Arise and flooded over 4' down. Will not waste my time. If I want to throw a spinning rod and lite line I will go to St. Clair. I wait all year dreaming of flooded brush and flowers!!!!...
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    What's going on, on Barkley and Ky lake?

    I know they are trying to combat flooding, but they are still pulling so hard???? Is the lakes region still getting pounded with rain? Can't help but watch the levels all day. Love our yearly...
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    Cover problem on ranger z19

    Just put on a new trolling motor to my z19 and it is bigger than my old on. The Ultrexx sticks up further, so has anyone cut their cover and made it bigger or patched it? Too make it bigger over the...
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    Ranger cover is now small?

    Just put on a new trolling motor to my z19 and it is bigger than my old on. The Ultrexx sticks up further, so has anyone cut their cover and made it bigger or patched it? Too make it bigger over the...
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    I can't wait either to get out there. But stay...

    I can't wait either to get out there. But stay safe guys! Can't wait til yearly trip with Dad. May 6th Barkley or Brust.
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    www.kentuckylake.com has new reports up.

    www.kentuckylake.com has new reports up.
  28. Thread: Barkley

    by swimjigboy
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    just got home.

    Just got home from 8days on Barkley. The worst trip ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Only fish I caught were flippin', but had to flip a million bushes!!! Tough does not begin to describe our trip. Fished Dam...
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    Still here.

    On Barkley still. Fish 3 days in north Barkley and terrible! All largemouth 0,6,10,15,10 is was what we got the 1st 5 days. Today Tuesday we got first limit best 3 fish 3.2, 3.4, 5.3
    What a crazy...
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    thanks

    I sent you a pm!
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    thanks

    Thanks guys!!!
    Was thinking that. Thanks again Dave, we went out with you severals years ago in the fall and still willing to help us, THANKS!
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    Decision help!

    My plans have changed. I had more my yearly vacation with my dad back to the 2nd week of May. We fun fish only. Love to flip bushes and sling a spinnerbait. Would love to come down 1st week on may...
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    Struggled on Barkley

    Started Monday afternoon thru Wednesday. Kinda junk fishing mainly. Slow rolled spinnerbaits, shakey head, few on jerk bait main bite was finesse jig. After Tuesday's freezing cold morning bite...
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    good luck

    It was beyond tough the last 7 days. We started the week at 361+ and watch the plugged pulled. The cold push the fish deed and seemed to be suspended everywhere over 12' or so. Only few up shallow...
  35. Thread: Super tough

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    found a few

    We sat in 8-10' and shakey heads and c-rigs. Got a few today in little river. I can go shallow and catch only one here or there. They are much bigger! My biggest this week was 6.3 in 3' and water was...
  36. Thread: Super tough

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    Super tough

    Been down on Barkley since Friday. North 1st part and south the second part. Water was up caught a few big girls up near bush and flowers. Water down now and can't buy a bite. Crazy hard. Going to...
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    please don't pull the plug!!!

    Wish the TVA wouldn't pull the plug!!!!!!!!!! A slower normal fall would be just find. Been planning all year and Water is up. Heaven on earth or until TVA gets their hands on it! Hope so showers...
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    Power pole help

    Well decided to keep the Z19 and add a atlas jackplate and 2 power poles. Saved $ and made enhancements. My questions are:
    1. The poles seem alittle loud when deploying, are there setting or...
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    Jack plate help

    Is it worth it too go with a power jack plate, then just a fixed manual jack plate? I understand the shallow water advantages but does it really help in rough water!? Great you can lower it down to...
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    Thanks

    We have been have a few motor issues and lot of electrical things lately. Getting age on boat/motor is a little worrying to me. Example last spring on lake barkley put in Devils elbow and had to be...
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    Honest decision help

    Hello
    Need boat help. Have 06 rangerz19 and looking at new nitro z8. Should keep z19 and add $ to her. Like add power jack plate, power pole and new trolling motor or trade in for z8 because of...
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    Rangerz19 verse Nitro Z8

    Hello all,
    I need help with a decision. Been looking at a new z8. Have a 2006 rangerz19. Ask opinion of ride on z8 etc. anyone have experience with both? Comparing the two. Looking for...
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    Most folks I know would say ky because post spawn...

    Most folks I know would say ky because post spawn and ledges should start be then!
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    I got a stupid form letter about flood control...

    I got a stupid form letter about flood control and barge traffic.
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    Hope it is!

    Hope them pulling so much water out even though it suppose t be summer pool don't hurt ya. Wish they leave it at 360! I'm leaving Friday for the week down there. We push our trip back due to...
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    Pulling water out of Barkley

    Why are they pulling so much water out of Barkley still? Rain was a week ago and even stuff from the south should be good now. Saw today projected to drop 6" more. HEY it's MAY! Leave it up!!! I...
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    Report from a week on Barkley

    Hello all, got down sat and left this morning to come home. What a strange trip! Get down there on Sat. and it is 41 degrees, rainy and water dropping like a rock! By tues sun came out and one...
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    I'm Going

    Love it when high! But this is the max for height. If it gets to high then no! Last year no water this year too much. Love it round 362!!!! 364 and higher I would think hard. I was down 2 yrs go...
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    eddy creek

    Hey check reports. go shallow fish backwards out follow lead in banks til you fine them. The shallow bite will back out probably due to them pullin' water. Good luck I hope to be then May 4th....
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    the cold

    I don't like all this cold either but it is what is saving my spring trip this yr. With water already over 360' which stinks the cold should have or is keeping them out some til everyone comes down...
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