Saugeye are not bothered by warm water. And they will get the flooded brush just like the bass. So, they can be shallow or deep. They will follow the food. I do best fishing early and again late afternoon until dark. I let my electronics tell me where fish are and adjust my presentation to their location. This eye came from 11 ft of water near a drop into deeper water.It hit a trolled # 7 Rapala Shad Rap. The bass came from the same kind of spot. Fishing was real good for about two hours and then they shut down.
These are Hoover saugeye?..nice stringer.Yes Saugeye bite all summer has been fire. Midday to evening has been my fun time. But also know hitting early morning. Same as always said. Get on the points flats humps and eyes will be in 3 to 10 foot water on a bright sunny day with little wind. They don't care if super hot out if bait is there they will be.
Jjg an crawler crankbaits cast and spoons will get the job done. These were from alittle over a week ago on a drop edge top of it was 3 to 6 foot deep.
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Not that this is 100% true, but if your catching crappie id go shallower or closer to bottom. 6-12 fow for active eyes, right on the bottom.I was out the other nite an had one get off at the boat ive been trying every thing from flicker shad to 3 way rig. Iv been fishing south pool. Anybodys help or suggestions would be great. I caught a tone of small crappie but only one saugeye.
Go up to the north end. It is peaceful and pretty. If they are not biting you just don't care.I was out the other nite an had one get off at the boat ive been trying every thing from flicker shad to 3 way rig. Iv been fishing south pool. Anybodys help or suggestions would be great. I caught a tone of small crappie but only one saugeye.
What depths are you targeting saugeye at while trolling flicker shads? Imo bottom contact is key, and if your in 14 fow #5’s are nowhere near the bottom. Number 7 flicker shads will get there but your gonna have more than 100’ of line out. Normally I target 10 fow or less when trolling #5’s and 7’s to keep bottom contact.Well I made it out to hoover caught a mix bag all smaller fish. Crappie Chanel cat an bass all small still no saugeye tried trolling flicker shad number 5 an number 7 middle pool crappie seem be bout 14 foot water still an on the bottom.