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This is a cove on a lake I live less then a 1/4 mile from I'm pretty sure it's a pretty sandy bottom and it is never fished. Sorry for the bad pic but all I could do on my iPhone image.png what's the best way to approach this to see if it holds fish?

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How do you know it's never been fished? or it is never fished?

Are you bank fishing or from a boat?

Either way it deserves a few tosses.

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How do you know it's never been fished? or it is never fished?

Are you bank fishing or from a boat?

Either way it deserves a few tosses.

Because it's a no boat zone and with no houses or trails around, sand I'm bank fishing it's also a sandy beach.

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Because it's a no boat zone and with no houses or trails around, sand I'm bank fishing it's also a sandy beach.

also I've lived almost all my life here and nobody goes there

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also I've lived almost all my life here and nobody goes there

Then by goodness make a few tosses.

With no trails or houses though I would take a buddy and make sure you let someone know where your going to be.

It looks like it could be a little rough getting around.

Good luck and be safe!!!

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Then by goodness make a few tosses.

With no trails or houses though I would take a buddy and make sure you let someone know where your going to be.

It looks like it could be a little rough getting around.

Good luck and be safe!!!

What do you think the best techniques to try would be?

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Hopefully you have a map to see the contour lines of the cove....it looks to be shallow once enterin and depending on which direction this spot is in it could be a very good spot in the spring for bedding bass.

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Looks like an old pond that is connected to the lake, the pond dam would be the the shallow portion you can see across the middle of the water. You'll have a drop on the back side that I would probably fish a jig down or a deep running crank. If it's warm enough I'd pull a spinnerbait or topwater over the top of it also. I'd really try fishing the end of the point were it looks like it's a little deeper on the left side. That looks like a funnel area that the fish should wait for bait fish to move around. This will also be one of the first places to warm up in the spring because it should be less affected by the rest of the lake and is probably fairly shallow. We have a similar place on a small lake close to here and if you can actually get the boat into that pond it seems like the fish in there get active a lot earlier than the fish in the main lake.

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Looks like an old pond that is connected to the lake, the pond dam would be the the shallow portion you can see across the middle of the water. You'll have a drop on the back side that I would probably fish a jig down or a deep running crank. If it's warm enough I'd pull a spinnerbait or topwater over the top of it also. I'd really try fishing the end of the point were it looks like it's a little deeper on the left side. That looks like a funnel area that the fish should wait for bait fish to move around. This will also be one of the first places to warm up in the spring because it should be less affected by the rest of the lake and is probably fairly shallow. We have a similar place on a small lake close to here and if you can actually get the boat into that pond it seems like the fish in there get active a lot earlier than the fish in the main lake.

thanks for the insight! I'm am definetly going to try fishing it this spring

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Here is a bit of a difference answer....

I thought if it was me, and note bass season starts end of june for me, I would snorkel the pond and check out the structure and look for fish.

That's the first thing I thought of. I've done this at my cottage. I'd be out with the family and we'd be snorkling, i'd find some structure covered with fish....next time I would come back with the fishing rod and have a new honey-whole

But I understand if you are trying to fish it in the spring, the water might be too cold for a dip!

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Because it's a no boat zone and with no houses or trails around, sand I'm bank fishing it's also a sandy beach.

Is that a no boat with motor zone? Because I would be there in a kayak or canoe in a heartbeat if they would allow that.

What interests me is the spot above it under the Google. It looks like another submerged pond. Look under the first "o" in Google and you can see an old boat slip that is under water now.

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Looks like an old pond that is connected to the lake, the pond dam would be the the shallow portion you can see across the middle of the water. You'll have a drop on the back side that I would probably fish a jig down or a deep running crank. If it's warm enough I'd pull a spinnerbait or topwater over the top of it also. I'd really try fishing the end of the point were it looks like it's a little deeper on the left side. That looks like a funnel area that the fish should wait for bait fish to move around. This will also be one of the first places to warm up in the spring because it should be less affected by the rest of the lake and is probably fairly shallow. We have a similar place on a small lake close to here and if you can actually get the boat into that pond it seems like the fish in there get active a lot earlier than the fish in the main lake.

Nailed it on the head. That dam creates a great ambushing spot for fish. They'll sit towards the bottom on either side, waiting for fish to swim over their heads. Jigs and plastics for slow presentations, and crankbaits and spinnerbaits for reaction bites. If you get nothing on those (4), I would be surprised.

Looks like a great spot! Just make sure there is no private property :)

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Looks like you want to know how to fish a part of Sebago Lake in Maine.

If it were me, I'd get the waders and wade out on that sandbar and drag a jig across the point to the east (up is north in these pics). And then I'd walk out to the end of the sandbar and cast across the saddle to the northwest with a spinnerbait or a jig/craw. Another cast I'd try is to wade a little way out on the point that you already fished and cast along that dropoff carved by what appears to be a creek channel. You're trying to drag something along that sharp edge.

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I would also fish that old boat slip too. GOOD LUCK!

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