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    Default Too good a day to pass up, 10-22

    After I got all my running done today, I packed up and headed out to see what I could find. Air temperature at 67 with water temps around 56. The brightest colors have passed by but the oaks are coming alive with deep earth tones.
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    I pushed off from shore about 2:40 in to a stiff breeze from the southwest. It worked to my advantage for a while, as it blew me down the lake in the direction I wanted to go, I just had to steer it a bit to keep me in the deep water. I had the first fish in the boat in about 5 minutes, a BIG perch that really didn't want to come in the boat.

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    An average bluegill would follow a few minutes later then a long dry spell of nearly an hour before the first crappie would be found.

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    Here are a couple more, a good example of what I would find tonight.

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    I ended up with perhaps 10-12 of these guys, from a small of around 8" to the largest about 11". 3 'gills and one perch accounts for everything I got tonight.
    I called it a night just at 6, with a beautiful sunset coming on and the water flat as can be.
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    Yes, I was talking to myself; sometimes even I have to ask for expert advice.
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    Western Mass
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    Wonderful afternoon of fishing. The results are great and hopefully you will be able to keep it up for a while. Tight lines.
    Pass the "Sportsman Love" on before you're gone, promote values for others to hunt and fish with.

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    Dayton Tennessee
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    Great scenery and nice mess of fish
    The love for fishing is one of the best gifts you can pass along

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    Thanks for taking us along. The oaks here in SE Ohio are coming alive as well.
    “If your too busy to fish, you’re too busy!” Buddy Ebsen
    (Billbob and “G” approved!)
    Proud member of Tekeum’s Jigs Pro Staff

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    Love the scenery and the fishing report. ANY DAY you can go fishing is a true blessing.

    Aquatic Species Removal Engineer.
    I'll see you on the water.

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