BARRETT - August - Fun Fishing

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fishing' started by WAR, Aug 16, 2012.

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  1. WAR
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    BARRETT Lake, CA - is still fun fishing. This late summer jig bit is still on. The water levels are dropping, probably 5-8 ft from the last time I was out. Bigger fish were in the stick ups and on the boulders. Schoolies busting on shad in the main lake arms.

    Swimjigs/Creature baits in the darker colors worked best. 1/4oz, 3/8oz and when the wind came up 1/2oz.

    Schoolies ate the 1/4oz War Head and 3.5 MC Swimbait, the small RattleTrap and the small Kastmaster.

    Get out there before it closes. Good luck!

    Afran
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    1/4oz with a Berkley Crazy Leg Chigger Craw/Pumpkin/Blue Flake

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  2. Junyy
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    Get em.
  3. Smudge
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    I was about to send you a PM Afran! Going Sat with my boy Gus! Can't wait. I think it's been since 2008 since I've fished Barrett. I've hunted there recently but haven't fished it in a while! Thanks for the report brother!
  4. WAR
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    Matt, go get em! It's really fun fishing.
    I used 20lb flouro for the leader, the boulders and sticks up got pretty nasty.
    Good luck!
  5. Smudge
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    All over it!
  6. kidfisher828
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    Nice report, I havent been there since june but it sounds like its doing better now....what rod are you using for the swimjigs?
  7. WAR
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    My swimjig set up is
    Abu Garcia Revo Premier
    Shimano Cumara MH 7'2"
    30lb Power Pro
    20lbs Fluoro
  8. kidfisher828
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    Thanks! Warbaits are BOSS!!
  9. Smudge
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    Just picked up another handfull of your Jigs Afran. Didn't want to raid my calico/spottie box for the green bass! LOL

    I'm stoked for tomorrow!
  10. WAR
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    I want to hear your report!
  11. Technician
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    Nice fish bro, I haven't had a chance to get out there this year and probably won't get one either. At least someone's out there slaying em.... Keep it up pics are way cool also.