Watch tower at guana

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Watch tower at guana

Post by Canoelife123 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:12 am

Hey guys!! So do to family circumstances I haven't been able to get on the water lately! I've been interested in the watch tower at guana, does anyone have an idea on how far it is from the dam? Thanks in advance! Tight lines!

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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by Ring King » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:15 am

It's about four miles from the dam if I remember correctly. Just a hair over two miles if heading south from Six Mile Landing.
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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by crusher » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:27 am

The tower is a great place to stop for lunch, by noon the afternoon breeze has kicked in and there is cover on the first and second levels. I usually keep binoculars with me so its also a good place to sight schools of trout, C.

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Post by guanagator » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:50 am

Crusher is spot on like usual, definitely an easier paddle from SML and fishing between them is solid. I spend a lot of time within view of that tower, look at recent posts for bait tips and you will be on the fish. The river has been good as well a buddy hooked up to ten slot fish and a brought a few flounder home yesterday he put in 8 hrs though and fished both sides of the dam.
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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by Canoelife123 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 1:16 pm

Awesome! Thanks guys!!

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Post by CJ_Tiz » Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:18 pm

On the east shore across from the tower there are a couple deeper spots that produce. Near the little islands

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Post by spotchaser » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:07 pm

CJ_Tiz wrote:On the east shore across from the tower there are a couple deeper spots that produce. Near the little islands
What's considered a deep spot in Guana? I'm just curious as I don't have a depth finder yet and it seems every where I've been in there is pretty shallow.
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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by crusher » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:12 pm

Four feet is about as deep as it gets, if in fact there are a few deeper holes I would not be at liberty to discuss them, C.

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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by Canoelife123 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:41 pm

How's the algae at sml? Last time I went it was so gunked up!

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Post by guanagator » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:21 pm

Algea moves with the wind, offshores equal gunked up ramp at SML. It was clear Monday afternoon. Wind was dead calm this morning when I went out at the dam, so should be ok for now. Usual summer pattern of hard onshore seabreeze keeps it open. Its shallow and the bottoms gunk but the surface blooms at least are spread out right now.
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Re: Watch tower at guana

Post by dogyak » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:41 pm

I'll let you know this Saturday if the algae is still there . Not going there to fish , will be putting in at 5am for scouting , early teal season is upon us soon :D

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Post by dogyak » Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:05 pm

Still dark when I left at SML with the mud boat and headed north . Watch the sun rise and saw some bluewing teal flocks , not big ones . Did see some Black bellies , awesome sight . The algae doesn't appear to be as thick as it was . Of course , with a mud motor you just cut right thru it . Hope you guys caught fish , my only mission was to scout and report on the algae !
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