Dang Ohio River

Discussion in 'OHIO RIVERS TALK' started by RiverKing, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. RiverKing

    RiverKing Active Member

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    With all this rain we keep getting, seems like the river will never be fishable again..I am dying to get out on the river, but it has been way up for 2 weeks now...I am getting unpatient..lol...Plus I got a tourny coming up in a few weeks, hope it is cleared out by then but as of right now, its not looking to good
     
  2. firechief4201

    firechief4201 New Member

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    Matt, the Ohio up and down in my area. fish one day but not the next.:angry:
     

  3. Phillybass

    Phillybass New Member

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    You guys got it bad we got lucky here the creeks are almost back to normal depth:crazy::crazy:
     
  4. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    maybe you guys should take up surfing.
     
  5. catfishjohn

    catfishjohn New Member

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    Danny, we live pretty close but I haven't seen it fishable in a while. Last I heard it was supposed to crest at least 50-51' just a little below flood stage at the Greenup L&D. Matt, its all coming your way too.....:sad2:
    I'm dying to get out and bank fish the Ohio but its just not safe where I usually go.
     
  6. catfishrollo

    catfishrollo New Member

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    you guys aren't the only ones. the muskingum is a mess, and im sure they are holding plenty back above to save those south of here. the bad thing is, with spring here, a day or two of rain a week will keep things elevated and unstabile for a long time. I have seen this high water issue drag clear into June and July before. I hope this isn't one of those years......rollo
     
  7. tacraft61

    tacraft61 New Member

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    not much to do here except wait.thought about fishing the fields,but the water is moving pretty good through them as well to chance it with any amount of saftey
     
  8. tbull

    tbull New Member

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    Yeah it is frustrating, but I am sure it will get back to fishable levels soon, just have to find a ramp...:smile2:...Kind of worked out anyway since I will be putting a new bigger engine on the boat this weekend, so wouldnt have been fishing anyway, now next weekend will be a different story...:embarassed:
     
  9. katkiller77

    katkiller77 New Member

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    In Dayton, the great miami, little miami and the mad river are at flood stage now. the great miami is very bad on dayton cincinnati road miamisburg south to franklin ohio. also factory road was closed in beavercreek ohio because of the little miami river. it blows badly the river are up like that rick:sad2:
     
  10. flathunter

    flathunter New Member

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    Several years ago I was not able to fish my normal prespawn flathead areas at all do to high water all spring...I did not catch a flathead till september that year...I hope this is not one of those years.
     
  11. katkiller77

    katkiller77 New Member

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    jack that would blow hard if that happened rick:angry:
     
  12. Fishinfreak

    Fishinfreak Member

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    Matt you might want to have some lakes as back-ups. The river is a guess at best in the spring.Look at last year or other tourny`s. Lots of cancellations due to high water . I know alot of guys love the river but fishing other places is not all that bad.Might even get more to show? Let us know whats up.
     
  13. RiverKing

    RiverKing Active Member

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    Got any suggestions on lakes Randy??? Maybe Eastfork or Rocky Fork, Ceasars Creek, some place like that?
     
  14. catfisherman_eky3

    catfisherman_eky3 New Member

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    I agree with you im tied of seeing rain
     
  15. Fishinfreak

    Fishinfreak Member

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    Matt any lake is good.Just keep the guys and gals fishing.Put a poll up and ask what lake people like? We like to fish new water.Helps make a better fisherman out of you imo. Randy
     
  16. tbull

    tbull New Member

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    East Fork is a good lake Matt, only problem is come spring you have tons of crappie and bass tourneys, might be the same at other lakes just not sure. Cattin tourneys at night are better at lakes IMO for the simple fact you dont have all the other tourneys going on, but also early in the year in good ol southern Ohio, overnight spring tourneys good produce blizzards and sub zero temps...:smile2: