First spot was slightly flooded with good visibility. Still getting a bunch of water coming in from the rivers. I didn't stay long and made a 20 minute drive to another oxbow lake in SEAR.
|1st stop - water covering the boat ramp - keep driving|
Again...flooded...about 5 feet up and very stained. Saw 1 boat at the launch and figured that wasn't a good sign. I snapped this picture and kept driving.
|2nd stop - high and heavily stained - keep driving|
My last option was another, very large, oxbow lake in SEAR. The AGFC lowered the lake about 15 feet and left it down all summer to promote fish habitat. It's back to normal pool now and looked fantastic.
|3rd stop - normal pool with ~1' of viability|
Saw several, but only a few let me get close enough to take a picture. Being in a kayak makes going under trees and boat docks a little exciting...sometimes I look...most times I apply the, I don't see you and you don't see me, philosophy! Whatever works right?!
It was great to be out enjoying some outstanding SEAR weather and great fishing! Gonna get back very soon and get an earlier start.