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Palomar Pal
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8/31/14 11:37 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 81° - 88° F Water Temp: 76° - 80º F
well...Im glad you got into a Muskie Ralph...I have had no luck in the South Pool looking for bass. I have fished it 3 days this last week and skunked each day. Dull Dull

Ralph S.
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8/26/14 9:14 PM CST
Fished the main pool today and had no luck with the bass lately. Throwing soft plastic worms, senkos, and crawfish and not even a strike. Moved over to the south dam in the main pool and switched to a square billed crank bait and this Muskie slammed it 10 feet from the shore. Caught and released even though people were asking me if they could take it home.

Uncle Pecos
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8/13/14 7:45 AM CST
Conditions: Sunny
Went out last Saturday, 8/10 and caught the two bass pictured within 10 minutes of each other in the South Pool. Both on texas rigged 7" plastic worms.

[This post was last edited on 8/13/14 at 7:47 AM]
Ralph S.
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8/7/14 6:11 PM CST
Fished the main pool for an hour. This one nailed a Texas rigged senko (pumpkin colored). Caught and released.

Palomar Pal
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8/1/14 9:37 AM CST
Conditions: Cloudy
Havn't fished Busse for a long time. I'm just know rediscovering it.

Went out yesterday. Tried the North Pool (the WEEDS)throwing skating frogs and Texas ridged worms...not a nibble.

Headed to the South Pool and fished from shore again with the frog and Landed a nice 4 lb Largemouth....but nothing after that.

I know this lake fished better from a boat but any tips on what to use from shore would be appreciated. Just starting to learn this lake and I want to take the kids here if its worth it.

Thanks

[This post was last edited on 8/1/14 at 9:40 AM]
TheGreenz
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7/30/14 12:37 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 76° - 80º F
Fished the main pool on 7/27 from 7am-noon. Incredibly weedy. Had 3 hook ups with toothy critters that bit me off. Eventually tied on a leader and had a little largemouth whack my lure 2 feet from the kayak. Buddy landed 1 small bass. Frustrating day to say the least, probably would have had more success with live bait.

Captainicus Chub Dickikus
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7/29/14 2:09 PM CST
Nice fish!

TheGreenz
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7/23/14 1:21 PM CST
Thanks for the update guys, nice fish Ralph! Really chunky. Can't wait to get out there, hopefully this weekend.

Ralph S.
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7/23/14 12:50 AM CST
Fished the North pool for a couple hours this evening and finally got one with a red plastic worm. Catch and released. Not a bad fight! 4-4.5 lbs?(19 inch). The bass fishing has been a little slower off of the bank of the main pool for me recently. So much heavy cover that weedless plastics are almost a must. Spinnerbaits aren't bad as these don't seem to snag as often. Good luck!

AChotrod
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7/22/14 3:03 PM CST
Bass have been on fire all year at Busse. Especially from a boat in the clearest weedy water you can find.

TheGreenz
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7/22/14 1:22 PM CST
How's the largemouth bite been recently? Anyone been out?

Captainicus Chub Dickikus
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7/11/14 2:22 PM CST
Awesome Muskie!!!

AChotrod
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7/7/14 12:40 PM CST
That muskie will not bleed out unless its bleeding from the gills, and its not big enough do do any damage by holding it that way. Although Anthony is correct that holding anything over 35 that way is not great for them and could cause damage.

KenK
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7/7/14 8:55 AM CST
More than likely that musky will be just fine! No need for 7up or Sprite. I would say that does more harm than good. Catch and release of even a bleeding fish does work. Just unhook and get them back in the water quick, especially as temperatures rise.

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7/6/14 8:48 PM CST
Conditions: Sunny Air Temp: 81° - 88° F Water Temp: 71° - 75° F
Have not been on in a couple weeks. In the last three weekends the Wife and I have caught 54 Bass. All but 3 were caught on Rappela Poppers. Today the wife got the best of the day. All caught in the Main Pool.

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