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fish4cats

Just a little advice please

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Ok, so a buddy and myself are heading down to Henderson tomorrow to do a little flathead fishing. I have not been on this stretch of river and am just looking more for pointers on the safety of this stretch... I am planning on heading upstream as I always do. Any hazards? We will run probably 3-4 miles and work our way back till well after dark.. Just tryin to be safe. Have a 16' V bottom boat.

Also, how do you guys fish for and what kind of water do you look for to fish for bullheads for bait...

Thanks in advance.

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I will tell you that the water is getting pretty shallow in spots, and there are a lot of snags just under the water to watch for. It is still able to be done, just use extreme caution!

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Lots of logs just inches under the water right now in that stretch of river. It sounds like the landing will be busy today.

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With a 16ft V it will be SLOW going with how low the water is.

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sounds like there could be some rain tonight and sunday night in the metro area. hope it acutally rains because the lakes around the metro are in bad shape. of course the rivers need it too. Problem is if we get a ton and the water rises quickly, it could shut down the fish activity for a little while. it's a good tradeoff at this point though.

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I was talking about this with Steve D last night and it's concerning to see the levels at summer time norms. It makes me concerned for what we might see in August. Sorry, am I hijacking again?

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