Wing dikes vs flats

Discussion in 'NEBRASKA RIVERS TALK' started by camochris2, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. camochris2

    camochris2 New Member

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    which one of these do you guys think is better for blues and what do you guys look for whene you fish these spots any info would be great
     
  2. cat_hounds

    cat_hounds New Member

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    try a little bit of both wing dike would be my 1st coice i have some real good ones down by the power plant and they are real deep with alot of cover on the bottom also look for humps the fish will also hang out there sometimes when i fish wing dikes i will anchor out in front of it out of the hole

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    the+ is my boat the| is the dike you might be fishing some swift current but it works good thats where we have caught alot of or big fish try what works the best for you
     

  3. catfeveriowa

    catfeveriowa New Member

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    Joe nice way of giving us info !!! Was wondering how much weight your using and if your right down in the hole or off to the edge? Either way very fast current.
     
  4. cat_hounds

    cat_hounds New Member

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    i just depend on where i fish
     
  5. camochris2

    camochris2 New Member

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    so how are you achoring your boat right off the tip or up from it on the flat and letting your boat fall back
     
  6. fishinjunky

    fishinjunky Member

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    Billy D. i fish a couple of them spots wher 8 ounces won't even touch bottom. the more current the better, structure to go with that current is prime. throw in some depth at least 27 foot deep and you might have a hell of a hole.
     
  7. catfeveriowa

    catfeveriowa New Member

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    Ya Zach i've tried with 8 oz also , like you say wont even hit bottom. Thats why I was asking so I can go buy bigger lead, that 10, 12 oz gets alittle pricey. Didnt want to buy 10 oz if Iam going to need 12 oz. Thanks for responding tho.
     
  8. mazdabob

    mazdabob New Member

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    with the price of lead going up because of the war i think i'm gonna finally invest in a melter and molds. biggest mold i can find is 10oz though.
     
  9. catfeveriowa

    catfeveriowa New Member

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    Hey Mazdabob, that was another reason I was asking about how much weight to get to bottom in fast current because I want to buy my own molds also. If you go to this site they sale 8, 10, 12 oz and 16, 20, 24 oz molds doesn't say how much tho. http://www.shawncollinscustoms.com Need to give Darryl1 credit for giving us this site.
     
  10. flathead_hunter

    flathead_hunter Well-Known Member

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    hey zach if you want some good 8 oz weights let me know:wink:
     
  11. mazdabob

    mazdabob New Member

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    Great link, I'll have to look into that when winter rolls around and I start pouring for next year.
     
  12. fishinjunky

    fishinjunky Member

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    flatheadhunter, i'll take the biggest of whatever you got. hopefully this weekend we can meet up and i'll give you that lead.
     
  13. flathead_hunter

    flathead_hunter Well-Known Member

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  14. fishinjunky

    fishinjunky Member

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    sounds good, that will definately work
     
  15. kingneck76

    kingneck76 New Member

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    Dont know if yall have seen it, but I was out at bass pro, and they have a 1# cod weight. Didnt think to look at the price. Its square with one end kinda rounded off. That might get you down there zack.
     
  16. fishinjunky

    fishinjunky Member

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    i might try it, i need to get down their and get me some 12's atleast.