Lake Seminole Fishing Report July 2013
Seminole: Level: 0.5 feet below full pool. Temp: 80 degrees. Clarity: Stained.
Bass: Good. Guide and tournament pro Matt Baty reports, “Good. The bass are biting topwater in the early morning hours for about 30 minutes after daylight. Use walking baits such as a Spook or Spro Dawg 100 on grass points near deep water. After the topwater bite is over with, you can still catch fish in these same areas by swimming a worm slowly through the grass. Rig up a 6-inch Big Bite Baits Kriet Tail worm in tilapia on a 1/4-oz. Fish Catchin Fool tungsten weight, FCF Bobber Stopper and a 4/0 Gamakatsu Offset worm hook. The best technique is to just swim the worm through the grass versus shaking or hopping it, and 16-lb. Sunline Fluorocarbon works best for this technique. There is also a ledge bite going on in the Chattahoochee River. Use your Lowrance electronics with Insight Mapping to locate humps, points, bends and submerged timber on ledges in the main lake. Use a crankbait such as a Spro Little John DD to locate schools of fish, and then you can switch to a Carolina rig or Texas rig to catch them.”
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