Upper and lower Douglas Lake

Meade - Kentucky


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  1. Kyle Wilmoth putting his new Fox River Rods to the test. Great afternoon on Nolin Lake.

    Largemouth Bass

  2. Nice carp prob 30"+ spooked the bass under it when it saw me grrr

    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I meant the Saunder spring natural parks lake leads into Fort Knoxs Saunder Springs Lake via a tributary @bassinboy01 @matt ⬆⬆⬆
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      on the Fort Knox military installation via a tributary
    3. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      because theirs two lakes with that name close to each other but their in two different towns and are only reason they have the same name in common is because the ...more Parks lake leads to Saunders Springs
    4. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @matt I know this might be asking to much but is their anyway you guys can change one of the Saunders Springs Lakes added to the KY Waterways List to Sauder Springs ...more Park Lake or something.
    5. rdsgarrett 0
      FYI this is the Saunders springs lake that's on ft Knox not the park out side the gate.
    6. rdsgarrett 0
      Thanks for adding
    7. Matt Dobson 0
      Added Saunders springs and updated this blert. Let's see what's next! @bassinboy01 @MulletHead
    8. Gabe Mitchell 0
      Yes can. @matt @bassinboy01 if you can get to this first
    9. rdsgarrett 0
      Yes all but a few have been at Saunders
    10. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      that climb is dreadful lol
    11. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @bassinboy01⬆⬆
    12. rdsgarrett 0
      I always do the climb up
    13. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I just saw the entrance with the hills closer
    14. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      That sucks hows the water ?? Can you get there threw the entrance coming down the hill or the entrance with a steep hill you climb ? @rdsgarrett
    15. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @MulletHead Can you please add Saunders Springs Lake to the List Of Waterways In Kentucky ? Wrong Location on post
    16. rdsgarrett 0
      Ya it is and some 2+ lbs bass were right on the edge it turned to them saw me and spooked them.
    17. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I ment Lower Douglas Lake has some big ones
    18. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      This is at Saunder Springs Lake ?
    19. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      they got some big ones
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  3. First cast

    Largemouth Bass

    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      its a decent lake, could be better and hopefully it gets better with the years to come. Especially now that the Fort Knox Hunt Control Office has tooken control ...more of the lake. @BassMasterDustan1
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      This lake is under populated on Largemouth Bass due to Over Fishing and the mere fact it hasn't been stocked in years. Their are big carp plus some catfish here ...more as well as monster Red Ears.
    3. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @BassMasterDustan1 This lakes about an hour 45 minute drive from UK's Campus. Keep this in mind you need a state fishing license plus a Fort Knox Fishing Permit($14) ...more to fish on this lake.
    4. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Welcome to FishingCrew Garrett its nice to see somebody else on familiar water, have any more luck here other then this guy?
    5. rdsgarrett 0
      Not worth the drive unless just looking for new water
    6. Dustan J 0
      How is that lake and is it far from lexington
    7. rdsgarrett 0
      Top waters on fire right now. All hours may212015
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  4. I thought hard & long about what to post for this blert & I hope the person who did this sees & learns something. I spotted big birds flying overhead ...more an hour after I chummed the water with home made carp bait, I thought they were close but what I found was worse. I saw this Carp on a bank next to a 3 foot deep bed covered by trees. I went & measuered the Carp & it measured READ BELOW⬇⬇⬇

    Grass Carp with a 5ft UglyStik UltraLight Pro - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 8lb Mr Crappie HiViz Line - Size 6 Panfish Hook With A Spit Shot 2 1/2 Feet Up...

    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      they were all Monsters I couldn't tell you weight because they were all huge monster.... I've hooked into a few at Dickerson in the middle while on my john ...more boat in about 15 feet deep water @rdsgarrett
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I've heard of them but never seen them. I think my nephew has a picture of at least 9-13 together in a group like 10ft from shore during our first trip to Crystal ...more Lake going down Mauldrough Hill
    3. rdsgarrett 0
      Biggest ones I've seen are at camp Carlson I've counted at least 6 individual over 30lbs. Monsters
    4. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      twice the size of both/that those fish⬆⬆⬆⬆
    5. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      40+inches @rdsgarrett
    6. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Theirs a 25+ pounder at Lower Douglas I Hooked into it but as soon as I got him to the bank I tightened the drag all the way up and he snapped right off but I got ...more 3 ppl who witnessed that fish easy
    7. rdsgarrett 0
      @jeffreybravo_sj at least we know there is one at least that big lurking Saunders.
    8. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Thanks as well... Hopefully with a lot of trying I can try & land another one soon here at Lower Douglas@Cadenbrugger
    9. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      look at the jaw bone on him you can see the meat from the fish that's been pulled by vultures. If it wasn't the same fish it must've been a fatter 38 ...more inch then @Cadenbrugger
    10. Cadenbrugger 0
      But well said
    11. Cadenbrugger 0
      That does not look like the same fish the dead pig looks more fat
    12. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      of 15 vultures around it @FISH_FEST
    13. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      its the same fish he only looks so massive because the angle I took it in also his skin look like the vultures were biting at it for a day or more so it was pulled ...more and saggy. their was a group
    14. Collin Collin 0
      The fish at top left looks like a massive common carp. Its a shame that people maliciously waste carp and gar like that
    15. Matthew_L 0
      I couldn't agree more, bravo, Jeffrey!
    16. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      also I meant to say Vulture not culture and Spelled Couple wrong
    17. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Thanks I appreciate it @MattLewis
    18. MattLewis 0
      Well said!
    19. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I'm done God Bless
    20. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      around my something helpful because we have a bad problem with over fishing here in Kentucky especially for catfish on the Ohio River which are commercially overfished ...more for profits in paylakes.
    21. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      theirs more the a cuple signs around the lake that state it. For those who don't know these fish arent predators in a lake they help clean & sustain the ...more vegetation in the lake. Hope I showed people
    22. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      strong conditions. Ashame he got left 10 feet from the shore. I guess he's culture food and its off to find another big fish in this lake. Remember if you fish ...more here & catch a Carp please release it
    23. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      a couple quick informative paragraph that not only benefit the but other anglers in the community around them by releasing this Carp back to the lake. Because when ...more I caught it he was in healthy
    24. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      the creel limits and taking many undersized fish, which in turn over the years has hurt the lakes population levels. Its ashame that somebody didn't take less ...more then 5 minutes of their day to read
    25. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      IMMEDIATELY. LOWER DOUGLAS IS A MANAGED LAKE. unfortunately the lake hasn't been stocked in well over 7 years says a Range Officer. He also said theirs been ...more many people over the years over exceeding
    26. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Which issues out Fort Knox Yearly Post Permits to fish its waters. THEY ALSO GIVE YOU A 2015 FORT KNOX FISHING GUIDELINES PAPER THAT STATES IF YOU CATCH A CARP ON ...more MANAGED WATERS IT MUST BE RELEASED
    27. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      fight. This fish was 38 inches & weighed 13.70lbs & was probably one of the last big Carp in here. I learned this after reporting the sighting of this fish ...more to the Fort Knox Hunt Control Office.
    28. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      The same as this Carp I caught & blerted about on Fishing Scout less then a month ago. I later received a State trophy for this Carp which I released back into ...more the Lower Douglas waters after a strong
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  5. Caught This 17in Bass Yesterday At Lower Douglas Lake while trying out some new lures I purchase at Ollie's. Casted the Super Fluke Jr out aproximately 65 feet ...more let it sink all the way to the bottom & let it sit for a minute or two. The I started slowly reeling in and twitching rod as to make the lure pop & dart in the water. I would twitch the rod at this rate ( : = pause in retrieve) READ BELOW⬇

    Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action Uglystik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Mono - 2 Splitshots on a All Purpose #2 Hook Threw The Ba...

    1. rdsgarrett 0
      Cool thanks like I've said before I'm a saltwater guy and a freshwater amature
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      threw this flukes back and completely exposed.. Weights I've expiremented between 6-12 inches up. I say best splitshot setup is between 6-8inches @rdsgarrett
    3. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I've hooked them two different ways. Weedless(hook tip barely poking threw back) which like rigging up a regular sized super fluke. Then I've rigged it like ...more a normal which is putting the hook all the
    4. rdsgarrett 0
      @jeffreybravo_sj do u hook it weedless or just normal with the weights a lil bit above?
    5. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      Caught At 12:20PM 5/4/2015 74°F Caught In Approximately 5-8 Feet Of Water 30 Feet Off The Bank. Winds Were to the S SW at a Steady 2-3MPH. Water levels looked ...more like it could've dropped 1-2 inches
    6. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      5:3:1 then I would repeat the same process at a slower rate then alternate at a faster pace. I had a lot of bites on this lure at a spot I usually never have luck. ...more Landed 5 Bass this being the biggest
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  6. Caught This 17in Bass Yesterday At Lower Douglas Lake while trying out some new lures I purchase at Ollie's. Casted the Super Fluke Jr out aproximately 65 feet ...more let it sink all the way to the bottom & let it sit for a minute or two. The I started slowly reeling in and twitching rod as to make the lure ppo ad dart in the water. I would twitch the rod at this rate (: = pause in retrieve) READ BELOW⬇

    Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action Uglystik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Mono - 2 Splitshots on a All Purpose #2 Hook Threw The Ba...

    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      *Bites Caught at 12:20PM 5/4/2015 In Approximately 5-8 Feet Of Water Out 30 Feet From Bank. Weather Was 72°F w/ Clear Skies w/ winds were steady towards the ...more SSW at 2-4MPH. Water Level was 1-2in Lower
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      5:3:1 then I would repeat the same process at a slower rate then alternate at a faster pace. I had a lot of bits on this lure at a spot I never usually have luck. ...more Landed 5 Bass this being the biggest.
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  7. Went back to Lower Douglas Lake yesterday afternoon for round 2 action from 645pm to sunset. Nothing on lizards or any other soft baits, switched up to the dive ...more minnow shad & caught 2 small sized bluegill on this lure aswell as this Bass. He was a nice small Largemouth at 12in hopefully I can catch him some other day or time when he's bigger. This here is my favorite lure for this lake. Sunny 56°F

    Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action UglyStik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Braided - Cotton Cordell 2in Minnow Shad

  8. Details: Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action UglyStik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Braided - Yum! 6" Lizard Junebug Texas Rigged With ...more 3/16 Bullet

    Here's a 13.25in Largemouth Bass caught at Upper Douglas Lake yesterday afternoon. I was out walking around the bank trying to do some spot fishing from a path. ...more Noticed a nice sized Evergreen Green tree that looked cut down in 3-6 feet of water. Casted out about 10 feet past the tree & slowly did a walking the dog retrieve with light jigs on the retrieve. Sunny 60°f Wind was Gusting 16-24mph NW

    1. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      I appreciate it @bassinboy01
    2. Jacob Breaux 0
      Added it! Sorry for the delay
    3. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @bassinboy01 can you add Upper Douglas Lake to the list of waterways in Kentucky
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  9. Details: Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action UglyStik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Braided - Zoom 6" Lizard Pumpkin Chartreuse Texas Rigged ...more With 3/16 Bullet

    Another picture from yesterdays trip. I finally catch my first fish at Lower Douglas's sister lake Upper Douglas Lake. I've fished here about a handful of ...more times with less then 2-3 hours on this waterway. Its good to see the Lizards putting in some good work on both Douglas Lakes today. He was one of two fish caught here, caught him about 3ft off a ledge I casted towards on 2FOW 60°F Wind 2-3 Mph W

  10. Picture from yesterdays catch. I caught this guy after trying a huge assortment of crankbaits divebaits rattletraps for a good hour in a half. Switched up to the ...more Lizard and started casting with a walk the dog retrieve and started getting instant hits, but it felt like the bass were a little hesitant or maybe just playing with the lizards tail lol. 52°f Wind Gusting 7-10mph South Caught in 3FOW

    Largemouth Bass with a 6ft 6in Medium Action UglyStik GX2 - Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Reel - 10lb Zebco Braided - Zoom 6" Lizard Pumpkin Chartreuse Texas Rigge...

    1. Reel_Smooth 0
      I caught my PB on a lizard. Sapphire blue does it for me every time
    2. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      @Reel_Smooth So do I love how they bite lizards always a fun lure to use
    3. Reel_Smooth 0
      I love fishing with Lizards
    4. jeffreybravo_sj 0
      14.75 inches Caught on a windy sunny day
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