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  1. Thread: GRL??

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    Thanks for the explanation on the reason why the...

    Thanks for the explanation on the reason why the COE waited to do the spillway work.

    And if we're on the same trajectory as last year ... we're HOSED !! LOL !! This time last year we were at...
  2. Thread: GRL??

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    If you have Marine Sta-bil or Seafoam in your...

    If you have Marine Sta-bil or Seafoam in your gas, you should be OK. I keep Seafoam in my gas, year around, and my boat sits idle from Nov-March (if not longer, sometimes) and my 90 Merc 2strk will...
  3. Thread: GRL??

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    The only "negative" thing the COE has done is...

    The only "negative" thing the COE has done is wait until so late in the year to work on the spill basin (IMHO) ... when they should have done it back in the late Summer / early Fall period, when the...
  4. Thread: GRL??

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    I called the COE Lake Information ... they're...

    I called the COE Lake Information ... they're saying 49deg water temp (they take temp at dam FYI)

    Lake is still 19ft above Winter Pool & falling at around 1ft/day (currently) from a discharge...
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    Back to Summer Pool & falling according to the...

    Back to Summer Pool & falling according to the COE lake level chart. Spilling at a little over 2000cfs which is bringing the level down about 1ft/day. Winter Pool is only 2ft lower than Summer...
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    Look down the page ... there's one in Richmond on...

    Look down the page ... there's one in Richmond on Feb 29th.
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    I haven't done much night Crappie fishing in...

    I haven't done much night Crappie fishing in recent years, but here's my experience :

    Is the bite better ? .... not necessarily, but it can be. It's definitely quieter, cooler, and the water is...
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    Yeah ... Holmes Bend has water up to the roof of...

    Yeah ... Holmes Bend has water up to the roof of the COE fee collection building. I don't think the guides are even fishing. He'd be better off going to Cumberland, and fishing in the backs of...
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    You "might" be able to launch a boat at the state...

    You "might" be able to launch a boat at the state campground ramp, but you'd likely be launching on the entry road & not the actual ramp. My question would be .... "why" would you want to ?? ...
  10. I'm in the camp of no it doesn't, on its own. ...

    I'm in the camp of no it doesn't, on its own. Reason I say that is experience of catching fish in shallow water, with one or two depth finders running (the 2d sonar type) ... and more recently with...
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    Happy thanksgiving, ya'll !!

    Happy thanksgiving, ya'll !!
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    Shouldn't you just have to use the +/- buttons to...

    Shouldn't you just have to use the +/- buttons to zoom in/out when your map is on screen ?? I'm not sure about an HB, but I think wherever you last left the map size will be where it stays ... and...
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    Rick ... Your Helix 9 has a 2500 waypoint...

    Rick ... Your Helix 9 has a 2500 waypoint capacity, so I doubt your 106 established waypoints is the problem.

    Read this and see if you are following the sequence correctly : ...
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    Don't know anything about Nolin ... but the lake...

    Don't know anything about Nolin ... but the lake is still about 5ft over Winter Pool if that tells you anything.
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    I don't know, Parttimer ... Guide Capt Steve...

    I don't know, Parttimer ... Guide Capt Steve Spitzer says he found 47.5deg water temps on the 13th while fishing in the back of a creek off the main lake (creek name not divulged). He's a Crappie...
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    Can't answer that because I'm not sure if that...

    Can't answer that because I'm not sure if that was the cause, or if the fluid just evaporated over time. (And I did not check the fluid levels of the batteries for some time after purchasing the...
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    Normally, yes ... but it may depend on the...

    Normally, yes ... but it may depend on the charger. I have a Minn-Kota 220 (2 leads @ 10a/lead) and when the lights are green it's supposed to be in "maintenance mode". On the newer "digital" or...
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    This is what I've been taught ...

    “A 100 percent fully charged battery will not freeze until approximately minus 76 degrees Fahrenheit. A fully discharged battery can freeze at or around 32 degrees”

    It's also recommended to...
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    No .... they'd have to travel up the Green River,...

    No .... they'd have to travel up the Green River, then up the Rough River .... and then they'd be stopped by the dams in either case.

    The only way they could get to the "head waters" of Rough...
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    If there is no lock at the dam, Asian Carp cannot...

    If there is no lock at the dam, Asian Carp cannot get into the lake (by themselves). They would have to have been illegally transported & dumped into the lake.
    Asian Carp are in the rivers/streams...
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    My buddies have been hitting it now & again here...

    My buddies have been hitting it now & again here lately. Fishing at night - spider rigging minnows/jigs/both - catching limits - catching a few quality sized fish, too. Some have been fishing the...
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    LOL !!! Yeah, your average "smell good" soap bar...

    LOL !!! Yeah, your average "smell good" soap bar ain't gonna work on the smell of Green Worm slime !! You're gonna need Lava soap at the very least !!
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    Don't know about the 'carp' .... but, if you can...

    Don't know about the 'carp' .... but, if you can dig up some "green worms" along the river bank, you'll have a killer Drum bait !! I used to do that down on the KY River (at the ferry) back when...
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    Good deal !! I think I have all the fish...

    Good deal !! I think I have all the fish attractor spots in my depth finder, but I haven't been to Cave Run in a few years. Last time I was there it was in Oct and there were quite a few boats out...
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    We used to catch Smallmouth on topwater lures in...

    We used to catch Smallmouth on topwater lures in mid Oct ... mainly the points on the right as you exit Beaver/Otter (across from the little island) and out on the main lake to the right, on the main...
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    Yes, those two places do have Rainbow Trout...

    Yes, those two places do have Rainbow Trout stocked in them. There's also Jacobson Park Lake (East Richmond Rd) and the Southland Church Lake (Harrodsburg Rd just over the Jessamine Co line) that...
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    I've fished Cave Run since the 1970's (Bass &...

    I've fished Cave Run since the 1970's (Bass & Crappie) and have never found a reason to run my boat up in the river end of the lake.

    With all the fish habitat stuff that the KDFWR has put out in...
  28. Could it be this : ...

    Could it be this : https://www.lynnimaging.com/bids/index.php/2018/02/12/rfb-166-18-kra-renovation-of-kentucky-river-lock-dam-10/
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    Yeah ... they kinda had a little "problem" with...

    Yeah ... they kinda had a little "problem" with the July stocking at several FINs lakes. Seems a lot of the cats they stocked died within a few days of being stocked, and some lakes even reported...
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    Actually, the easiest way is to use a jig: take...

    Actually, the easiest way is to use a jig: take a 4-5" section of cotton rope and fray out about 2/3 of the fibers, then hook the intact section onto the jig (like it was a plastic grub). Cast it...
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    It may very well be related, as there are reports...

    It may very well be related, as there are reports of newly stocked catfish found dead/dying shortly after stocking at several other FINs lakes.
  32. I have a suggestion ....

    Contact Brian @ BBG Marine .... tell him what your budget is, where you intend to mount the transducer, what functions you "have to have" in the unit, and he will tell you what units fit the bill...
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    Don't think that's how it works in KY. KDFWR...

    Don't think that's how it works in KY.

    KDFWR defines Possession Limit as:

    "A possession limit is two times the daily creel limit for all fish species with a daily creel limit and EXCLUDES...
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    Corinth Herrington Cedar Creek These three...

    Corinth
    Herrington
    Cedar Creek

    These three are within your preferred driving time, and should still be in good shape.

    Corinth & Cedar Creek are small & Corinth may pose a problem in parking...
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    There is only one marina on the lake. There...

    There is only one marina on the lake.

    There is a "resort" on the road to the marina : https://www.edgewatertaylorsvillelake.com/two-bedroom-cottages.phtml

    And there's a motel just off the...
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    No ... Green Worms come out of the river banks. ...

    No ... Green Worms come out of the river banks.

    A Horseweed Worm is actually a Common Stalk Borer (larvae stage of a moth). We used to find them in Giant Ragweed plants, along the roadside...
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    Biggest Bluegill I've caught have come on...

    Biggest Bluegill I've caught have come on crankbaits (Wee R). Also the biggest Warmouth I've ever caught.

    A couple of other ways are:

    Crickets cast out & allowed to pendulum back to the boat...
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    I wanna know, too, Wormin !! For all I know, I...

    I wanna know, too, Wormin !! For all I know, I may have one in one of my Bass tackleboxes ... ??? LOL !!
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    "Pushing" is trolling out the front of the boat &...

    "Pushing" is trolling out the front of the boat & using heavy weights to get the cranks down to where you want them, but without having to have so much line out.

    Generally, when I Push jigs, I'm...
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    If you had a cast net, you'd probably be able to...

    If you had a cast net, you'd probably be able to use live & cut Shad. From what I'm hearing from a buddy that's been there recently, Shad schools are all over the place, up in the river end (Van...
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    You use chicken livers & you're just as likely to...

    You use chicken livers & you're just as likely to catch a Hybrid Striped Bass as you are a catfish !!
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    You do know that Pushing/Pulling cranks is "the...

    You do know that Pushing/Pulling cranks is "the thang to do" for Summer Crappie at Green (and if you didn't, you do now) LOL !!

    And you're right about #5 ... especially on Summer weekends !!
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    Depends on what you're fishing for, and how...

    Depends on what you're fishing for, and how you're fishing !!
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    I don't fish Barren, but most Crappie guys I know...

    I don't fish Barren, but most Crappie guys I know of are Pushing/Pulling cranks over flats or along channel edges, wherever a high number of Shad schools are located. If that's not possible, then...
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    BUT .....

    Ya'll do realize this thread was started back in 2006, right !!
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    I have fished there for them, years ago. I used...

    I have fished there for them, years ago. I used a 1/16oz black jig head with the brown head portion of a nightcrawler threaded on the hook .... slowly drifted just off the bottom. A couple of other...
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    Crappie are in the same 3 stages. Was there Tues...

    Crappie are in the same 3 stages. Was there Tues and water color was clear to normal .. water temps ran between 65-70deg ... Butler Creek to Casey Creek was where I fished.
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    Not sure, but you "may" get into some White Bass,...

    Not sure, but you "may" get into some White Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, Saugeye, and any number of catfish or sunfish.

    In-line spinners, jigs, Road Runners, blade baits, and even small crankbaits...
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    Many moons ago, when you could run right up close...

    Many moons ago, when you could run right up close to the dam ... I would run the boat up to near the dam & float back down with the current, bouncing silver Kastmaster spoons (with white bucktail...
  50. https://www.podunkideas.com/ Go to the "Give...

    https://www.podunkideas.com/

    Go to the "Give me a hollar" section and send Rickie a message & see if he can help.
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