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Lake: Spratt-Platte Lake

Spratt dead zone

Post By: solidwarrior      Posted: 6/19/2019 11:05:32 AM     Points: 110    
went on fact finding mission... sunrise to 730 am not one rise seen on surface anywhere. No strikes on spinnerbaits..rapalas..blue gill .. no action on anything.. I made approx 500 casts in 3 hrs... nothing. Too bad. This place was a great bass fishery just 3 yrs ago. It will take 3 times that long to bring it back to that good ...if ever..sad.
 Reply by: brookieflyfisher      Posted: Jun. 19, 11:12:50 AM     Points: 6121    
"I fished for three hours and caught nothing, that must mean the lake is completely dead"
 Reply by: Wacokid57      Posted: Jun. 19, 11:21:39 AM     Points: 11    
A buddy caught a couple of rainbows there Sunday.
 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jun. 19, 1:56:09 PM     Points: 110    
were they just run of the mill stockers? 10-12 in?
 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jun. 28, 4:29:21 PM     Points: 110    
GHOST TOWN...
 Reply by: ass bass or cash      Posted: Jun. 28, 10:28:19 PM     Points: 1577    
They told us it would be " a couple years" before catchable size fish in there. one year to go!
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 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jul. 1, 6:28:09 AM     Points: 110    
Unless they prvide some structure in this body of water.... the bass won't have a chance
 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jul. 18, 6:26:10 AM     Points: 110    
It's gonna be more than a couple of years before anything "catchable" shows up...Sent an email to Thorntons open space and parks dept..structure and vegetation are needed..There are countless dead trees around the immediate area they need to submerge and oxygen.ate the water. I have seen this before.
 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jul. 24, 5:31:01 PM     Points: 110    
this site is pathetic.. I am out
 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: Jul. 24, 8:53:37 PM     Points: 26993    
Wtf did you want from us?

A trophy for your observations?
 Reply by: solidwarrior      Posted: Jul. 29, 3:23:37 PM     Points: 110    
not your dumbass sarcasm asshole..US?.. trophy goes to the big egomaniac.. tell him (or her) what it's won!!

 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: Jul. 29, 7:10:30 PM     Points: 26993    
Feelings hurt you didn’t get a “going away” card?

 Reply by: Basschaser      Posted: Jul. 30, 11:22:53 AM     Points: 1019    
That escalated quickly...
 Reply by: FishingJunkie      Posted: Jul. 30, 12:18:18 PM     Points: 1816    
Warrior - sometimes you just have to be patient for answers on forums as well as fishing results. That pond/lake was recently drained, re-filled and re-stocked. While it was empty, it revealed a substantial structure which now sits under water. The fish there have just been stocked there, so don't expect this to be a very good water for a while.

Don't get mad - it's sport fishing, not subsistence living.

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