Difficult day on Rayburn
by: Collins Illich 6/28/2011
Pegged Texas rigs, Carolina rigs, crank baits, rattle traps, wake baits, top water, chatter baits, they all caught fish on Sunday at Sam Rayburn. My partner Darrell Lyons and me fished the Bud Light Premier series tournament and managed a limit but they made us work for it.
We caught fish shallow and deep. On baits moving fast and baits fished painfully slow. The one pattern we found was that the fish were hungry but wanted to make sure we earned every bite we got.
If I was heading to an East Texas Lake right now I would make sure to be prepared to throw soft plastics, crank baits and most importantly wake baits around grass.
The fish are there and hungry. Go fish and keep a log. Every fish you catch is an oppertunity to gain knowledge. Keep casting and remeber to remember what you do that catches fish.