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Well I decided that I was gonna squeeze one more FNF day in before the warmer water started this month. Put in at 25E bridge around 8:30 this morning to 46 degree water. I thought that I hit it right, cloudy skies, cool water, and very little to no breeze. Headed up the river. Stopped at the place that Charger and myself had a good time 2 weeks ago. Not a bite. Really dingy water this time. Very little visibility here. Headed to the next spot, 4 take downs and 1 largemouth to show for my efforts. My buddy landed a largemouth also on this bank with a drop shot.



At this point I thought that I should have went with my intial instincts this morning when I seen the water color and overcast skies. CRANKBAIT DWAYNE, THROW THE CRANKBAIT!!!!! The last hour of the day I gave into my instincts and tossed my FNF rod down and grabbed my little spinning outfit with the little crankbait tied on. Landed 3 fish within an hour on the crankbait. Not much in size but hey at least they were tugging my string. Water was 48-49.8 degrees up near Poor Valley.



So, long story short, go with your instincts instead of staying and trying to force feed them something that is obviously isn't working or the conditions don't dictate using. 5 fish for the day for my boat. Not what I wanted, but nobody to blame but myself. Looks like if nothing changes with the weather, the FNF bite may be off as far as I am concerned for the Big Indian up in the river area. Still beats a good day at work.
 

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Charger wasn't with me today, just me and a buddy from work. I think Charger went to the river floating today. At least that is what he told me yesterday.
 

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Thanks for the report
 

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thanks for the report Dwayne. can't wait to get down there and do some fishing my time of year is just about here!




Have you heard of any Big TX going on at Norris the same time as our club TX???
 

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5 fish and you are complaining??? I know you wish you could have caught more sooner but 5 fish? Man- you done good!!!
Just goes to show you have to pattern the fish.
 

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Have you heard of any Big TX going on at Norris the same time as our club TX???


Haven't heard of any. I will keep my eye open for them and let you know. I plan on going to prefish sometime between now and the tournament. I will let you know how I do if I get to go.
 
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