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We hit the Mississippi this weekend.......We hit out first spot, a proven spot, and I had a flatty in the boat in 7 minutes! We thought it was going to be a great night, but we never had another run ALL NIGHT! This ever happen to annyone else? Or is it just my bad luck?

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Yeah, that happens now and then, it's crazy. Saturday I thought I'd try for flatheads after filling my shootout quota for channels...threw a bullhead on it, and threw it out. Not 2 minutes later I had what I assume was a flathead (it came unbuttoned halfway to the boat). I thought "oh wow, this is going to be a hot action night". I had dreams of walking away with that huge flathead prize of 30-some dollars, plus bragging rights. This was going to be a many-fish night, for sure. Well, that was at 745 pm. We fished past midnight with no other flatheads, not even a run, just some friendly turtles. Switched spots, baits, etc...no luck.

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Well, that was at 745 pm. We fished past midnight

That fish I caught was just after 8 pm.........and we fished until 3:30 am different spots, depths, etc

Could it be an early evening bite right now?

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Originally Posted By: aanderud
Well, that was at 745 pm. We fished past midnight

That fish I caught was just after 8 pm.........and we fished until 3:30 am different spots, depths, etc

Could it be an early evening bite right now?

There was a front that pushed through that night. It pretty much brought the fishing to a halt. It started perking back up arountd 0200

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