Over winter when everything dies off if you have woody structure
it's something to look at for a few months.
Moyer and Pounders agree that no matter what the water temperature, flatheads are flatheads, and that they usually associate with structure, and usually with woody structure
For shore anglers, look for a shallow protected area where there is some woody structure
. A small tube jig or jig/minnow combination fished under a light pencil bobber is a favorite method of many anglers.
As a rule of thumb choose plants with thin leaves and those lacking woody structure
. Most ornamental grasses are ideal.
- Save Our Structure," featured a blue heron hovering over woody structure
in a creek, looking for a meal, and a young salmon finding a hiding place in the woody debris.
"Instead of making a woody structure
and green leaf, you end up with energy-rich chemicals."
Fox River Wolf River Large woody structure
65% 42% Logjam 18% 27% Deep bank 10% 14% Deep pool 4% 11% Riprap 3% 3% No cover 3% Note: Table made from pie chart.
"By putting these woody structures
into the toe of the streambank, we're trying to dissipate the energy and move the erosive current, called a thalweg, to the center of the bend," Bigham said.