Details: Smallmouth Buffalo
Caught this 18 pounder a couple weeks ago. Caught it on my new carbon fiber collapsible 8' rod and my 12BB. 3000 Spinning reel I got off Wish.com. First fish ...more to catch on this new rig. It handled great and had no problem getting this hard fighter in. Fishing Tip: Buffalo are hard to catch because of their soft lips and that they seldom swallow bait but instead suck on it like a lollipop. Cont.
Details: Smallmouth Buffalo
Caught this 15 pounder a while back. Fishing Buffalo is a very different type of fishing. Buffalo suckered on their food like a lollipop and seldom swallow bait ...more whole. They have super sensitive lips and will drop the bait if they feel the slightest resistance like a weight. You almost always hook them in their soft lips which tear easily and since they are hard fighters they commonly rip the
Details: Barred Sand Bass
First time to hit Leon this year. Wind was up something fierce but I still managed to get a few Sandies off the dam. All males. Marked a lot of fish, but most were ...more in 30 feet of water. could not get anything deep to hit. Caught all 3 fish within 10 feet of shore.
Details: White Crappie with a Shad and jigs.
Caught all these up at the conservation dam. All of the crappie are over 12 inches. Important information: The Shad hatch in Lake leon is like nothing I have ...more ever seen. throw a net anywhere in the lake and you will get 100 to 200 two inch long Shad for each cast. This means there should be a crappie explosion next year.
Details: White Crappie with a 1/8oz Eagle Claw Yellow -Black -Yellow wooly jig.
Caught this 13.5 incher up at the conservation dam. Biggest crappie I have caught in years. I caught several more in the 12 to 13 range, all on the same color jig ...more (the only color they would hit). The water was still dirty frim the rains and they were biting like minnows, but if you could feel them and react fast enough, you got rewarded with a slab!
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