Hey crappiedude,did you get a water temp at E F ? thanks in advance
sounds like a great day! still amazes me your lakes fluctuate more in depth than we have total in our lake... crazyIt's always a good thing to see Zara's GLSM's crappie thread come back to life.
I finally made it out for my 1st trip since the ice shut us down yesterday. All the flooding we've had on the southern border (Ohio River) caused the COE to hold our lakes back which caused the lakes to flood. This recent dry spell has been good and although my home lake is still 6' high, it has dropped 10' but the ramps are all opened back up.
Like others have said smaller baits are always a favorite early in the year and I turned to my stand by (tube jigs) and color didn't seem to matter as we caught fish on every combo we tried but we mostly fished chart/black and chart/purple. We never kept track of how many we caught but the action was non-stop. Our biggest being a black just a tad under 12".
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It was a great day to be out and a great way to start the season.
I remember those day very well, it's not as easy as you think to get the trailer backed into the ramp when the water is covering everything.Fished a tournament there once where the water came up 6 feet---in 10 hours....Another time, parked my truck and trailer in the lot, and when I returned 8 hours later, the water was lapping at the tires and I had to tie the boat to a post and sign in nearby....and Deer Creek and Paint Creek can be worse. Paint has been 40-50 feet over normal pool.
It can be a challenge to fish some days. These flood control lakes can rise really fast and the then drop them 2'-3' per day.sounds like a great day! still amazes me your lakes fluctuate more in depth than we have total in our lake... crazy
Ramp?? We don't need no stinking ramp! LOL. The day I was talking about, the entire ramp was under several feet of water. All you could do was find the steepest incline and float the boat on using the trolling motor and pulling it up for the last few feet. Timing was everything. No way to drive it on safely.I remember those day very well, it's not as easy as you think to get the trailer backed into the ramp when the water is covering everything.
MM.......Just once last year. To be frank I've never crappie fished at Bville, though I've caught a few. Usually target walleye and/or smallmouth there, neither of which are options at GLSM. Why do you ask?Zara I was just wondering, do you still fish Brookville lake any? Thanks