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LMR yesterday

Discussion in 'Southwest Ohio Fishing Reports' started by Walter Adkins, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. I waded the LMR yesterday for about 3hrs. I started off with a crank bait that has not touched water in several years. I tied it on and caught a 13" smallie on the second cast. Landed a 17" out of the same pool and three more decent fish by the time I got to my turn around spot. I switched to a shake head worm and preceded to land a 18"er on the first cast. A few cast later and I set the hook into a big log and lost my only shaky head jig. I switched to a tube and landed several out of the same hole. Fished back up stream pitching its-bitsy jigs and tubes. Finished with 1-18", 3-17" over 15(did not cont these)in the 12-15" range. Not bad for one of the hottest days of the year.

    Side note. The water was low and clear. I spooked a few fish at first making to much noise while walking. And I was not making much noise but with the water level down it did not take much.
     
  2. Mr. Basskisser

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    Good job Walter. We floated the LMR last Friday with minimal success. We were down by Ft. Ancient. The LMR seems to be keeping a better flow than the streams in our neighborhood. We're thinking of trying a bike and fish trip this weekend.