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Offline N21alley

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Prompton dam
« on: Jan 13, 2020, 07:07 AM »
Hi all,

Fished prompton on Saturday for the first time. Used tungsten with waxies and caught plenty of fish, but they were almost all dinks which seemed to be the trend for that day. Used some spoons hoping to weed out the smaller fish but also produced dinks. Fished to right of boat ramp before the narrows. Did not feel like making the trek all the way as people were constantly coming back from there with nothing to show for it. Drilled plenty of holes, but could not find the right size fish. Is this normal for prompton or was it an off day?

Online Nuangolasusquehanna

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #1 on: Jan 13, 2020, 11:15 AM »
You have to move to find the bigger panfish.  Try to find the old stream bottom and the man made fishing structures.


Offline pabassman

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #2 on: Jan 13, 2020, 11:27 AM »
I was there Saturday too same area same story. We were there from 7 til about 11. Couple guy we talked with said the same too.

Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #3 on: Jan 21, 2020, 04:45 PM »
Anyone have any updates on the ice?

Offline quickshake

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #4 on: Jan 21, 2020, 07:42 PM »
Anyone have any updates on the ice?

I heard 3" at noon today, it's second hand info so take your spud if ya go.

Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #5 on: Jan 21, 2020, 07:54 PM »
Might go there this weekend. Hopefully get another inch or two by then. Thanks for the reply.

Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #6 on: Jan 23, 2020, 11:03 AM »
Any updates. Thank you.

Offline sfirmstone

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #7 on: Jan 24, 2020, 01:32 PM »
Anyone make it out after the few cold days was hoping it built some ice for the weekend>? if so how was the fishing?!

Offline Chris338378

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #8 on: Jan 24, 2020, 06:58 PM »
They're calling for temps in the 40s tomorrow with around an inch of rain so that's going to hurt it quite a bit.  Prompton is in the bottom of a deep hole and the rain runs down the mountain sides and eats up the ice along the shore.  Between the rain and warm temps tomorrow I think the ice along the shore line is going to be all melted again.

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #9 on: Jan 27, 2020, 07:05 PM »
Has anyone been there? Looking for any updates. Thanks

Offline black379helmet

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #10 on: Jan 27, 2020, 07:09 PM »
Was up there Saturday night. Drilled a hole on the launch had about 5  inches. Walked out another 2 feet and broke through a crust into a 4-5 inch void. Not sure how thick the ice was under the void, just threw the auger in the truck and drove home
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Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #11 on: Jan 27, 2020, 08:06 PM »
Thank you for the reply. I may try it this weekend or i might try belmont.

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #12 on: Jan 27, 2020, 08:19 PM »
I'm hoping to get to Belmont myself this week. I see you're from Nanticoke as well, I'm by Martys Blue Room. Tight Lines!
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Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #13 on: Jan 27, 2020, 08:26 PM »
Im a half mile away from Martys. Never fished Belmont. Do you fish it alot, and in your opinion is it better than prompton.

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #14 on: Jan 27, 2020, 08:29 PM »
I was only on Belmont once. I chocked it up to a bad day but I'm not familiar with the lake. I left there and went to Prompton to catch dink calico for the day. I've seen pictures of impressive eyes from both but havent put the time in to find them on either yet. :tipup:
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Offline mitcher

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Re: Prompton dam
« Reply #15 on: Jan 27, 2020, 08:33 PM »
Very good. Maybe we will meet up one of these days. Stay safe and stay in touch.

 



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