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The Last Coco
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Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA

I made a last minute trip Saturday evening with a padnuh to an oxbow off the Red River around Shreveport. Found some slabs stacked up way up under a boat house and docks. Ended up catching 30 between the two of us. 1/8oz jig heads on the bottom. I caught mine on black/chart and blue/white crappie beavers for the most part.

Water temp was 68-70, clarity around 1' vis., and the fish were in 3-5' of water. The key to finding them was shade. You had to get your bait way up underneath the structure or you wouldn't get bit.

This is my half of the catch:
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thedice20
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
which oxbow ????


The Last Coco
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which oxbow ????

Hah. Come on, I gave you water temp, visibility, depth, cover, lure color and depth of lure presentation.

I'm nice, but I'm not stupid.


Polar Pop
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Damn nice haul as usual. How was the wind? I was out that morning on a landlocked oxbow off the river and only caught 1 bass on a weightless senko. Held up in about 18" of water under a treetop. Wind picked up around 9:30 and had me in a bind trying to keep to the bank. Hopefully I can get with you and Salmon next weekend.


thedice20
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Hah. Come on, I gave you water temp, visibility, depth, cover, lure color and depth of lure presentation.

I'm nice, but I'm not stupid.






One day i will run into you ona body of water. You will have dropped your paddle into the lake. forever gone. You are helpless and hopeless looking for a savior.. i will motor up to you, drop the trolling motor down, and proceed to throw a zara spook all around your kayak.. As you beg me for a tow into the launch i will tell you that i remembered that day you wouldnt give me the location to them perches...

As i contemplate leaving you, my good will gets the best of me, and i tow you in anyway.

point is i will remember..


SmackoverHawg
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As i contemplate leaving you, my good will gets the best of me, and i tow you in anyway.

While you enjoy a cold beer in the 110 degree heat and forget to share?


Geauxtiga
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Coco, nice haul!



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thedice20
As you beg me for a tow into the launch i will tell you that i remembered that day you wouldnt give me the location to them perches...

As i contemplate leaving you, my good will gets the best of me, and i tow you in anyway.

point is i will remember..
Dude...


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The Last Coco
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
Wind was a bitch. I was anchored catching them. I tried messing around for bass when the slabs got lock jaw but couldn't feel anything on my plastics because the wind was so bad.


The Last Coco
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
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While you enjoy a cold beer in the 110 degree heat and forget to share?


I am never without beer, so I'll be fine. Some things are worth more than being towed in, namely, my fishing spots.

In all fairness, it was a private oxbow so it wouldn't do you much good anyway. It was more to let others in NWLA know where the slabs are hiding. If they are in those spots on one oxbow, they won't be far off in another.


SmackoverHawg
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I am never without beer, so I'll be fine. Some things are worth more than being towed in, namely, my fishing spots.

In all fairness, it was a private oxbow so it wouldn't do you much good anyway. It was more to let others in NWLA know where the slabs are hiding. If they are in those spots on one oxbow, they won't be far off in another.

I used to have one helluva honey hole on a private oxbow. We slayed the crappie and bass. Not to mention bream and cats. Then it changed hands and our key quit working. It was a couple yrs before I could afford to buy it. Have made some offers to no avail. May try again now that the owner is bout to die. They don't even f$%king fish.


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Polar Pop
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Yeah it was brutal man, I told Salmon we wouldnt be missing out on much since he had to cancel. I was fine with the N wind, drifting S. When the W wind started pushing me off the bank it got pretty aggravating so we hung it up.

Wasnt a total skunk though.


DonChowder
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Nice stringer of them Pomoxis. I wish I could find those guys out here in my neck of the woods.


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thedice20
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
Handsome fish there.


Polar Pop
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Thank you sir Shitty hoist, glare on scratched up phone screen, no feet in pic, etc.

Must have dropped the senko straight in its mouth, light hook set, then took off to the bottom of the treetop. Bastard made me work for it for sure. Only action for the day though.


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4X4DEMON
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
putting that new yak to use, good catch.


Polar Pop
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Hell yeah putting in as much seat time as I can before that bitch turns into a garage ornament in October.


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The Last Coco
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
Nice fish. Looks like an oxbow I have fished on the bossier side. Am i correct?


Mung
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
you should bring an ice bag. Those fish are looking peaked. what do you keep your beer in?


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Polar Pop
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
Private oxbow on Shreveport side. We can divulge our info at the NWLA yak gtg . Nice little spot I get invited to by the guy that I got the boat from.


The Last Coco
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re: Yak Life Sac-au-Lait report - NWLA
Hmm. There aren't that many that fit your description. Pretty sure I know which one it is now. Interesting.


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