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Monday, February 11, 2008

• Cross Lake Report 2/11/2008

Cross Lake. Shreveport, Louisiana

I started fishing around 3:45pm off the pier. I picked two up right away on a Tiki Stick in the same two spots I've caught fish the last few days. After that, I hopped in the little boat and caught two more bass and a channel cat. The last bass I caught weighed 3lbs 3oz. I did cast back to that same tree and hooked up with another bite, perhaps the same fish, although it felt a lot stronger. It threw the hook before I could get a glimpse. I didn't weigh the catfish, but I would guess it went 2lbs easy. Yeah, all of these fish bit a Tiki Stick, even the catfish. I've caught catfish on Senko type baits in the past too. After that catfish, the bite just died. I guess that was around 6pm. The sun had gone down and the wind picked up. I used the same technique that has worked the last few days. Just toss it out there, let it fall, and make small twitches followed by a lift or drag reeling up any slack in the line. You'll feel the fish tap and then wait until it takes the bait before setting the hook, which could be right off the bat or after a few nibbles. Most of the bass I've been catching have had a good gut on them. I think they might be the early spawners. Time to get out there and find some a little bigger.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

what color tiki stick

BassFishingDem said...

5" black/blue flake

Anonymous said...

Those are some awesome pictures! I usually am able to catch beauties like those on my Sevylor when I go in the summer time. I just hate going when it's super hot.