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Cooper Lake catfish

Cooper Lake catfish guide John Fleming
Luke Clayton
Cooper Lake catfish guide John Fleming

Luke's guest this week is Cooper Lake catfish guide John Fleming (903-715-2767) and the topic is catching trophy blue catfish during the winter months. John and clients have been catching some 'big uns' and in today's show, John gives some tips that are working on this 'close to home' northeast Texas Lake.

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