Warm, Lazy Afternoon

Oct 11 2021

Ryan Herrington


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Reservation Number : 30008
Property Name : Bluebonnet Ridge
Reservation Date : 10/08/2021 PM - 10/08/2021 PM
Total Fish/Sizes : 10 LMB (1-2+lb)
Lures Used : Soft plastics; topwater; crankbaits; bladed jigs

Fellow PWF member Ken Youngblood and I played hooky on a Friday afternoon and picked the warmest part of the afternoon to scratch the fishing itch.  We fished from 12:30 – 5pm and landed 10 or so LMB ranging from 1 – 2+lb.  We fished from the shore to avoid the high winds and had just enough action to keep it interesting.  Fish seemed to be 6 – 10 feet off the shoreline and fairly passive.  The unusually warm afternoon (record high) may have played a part in their sluggishness.  We did trick a few on soft plastics and got some reaction bites on crankbaits.