Requirements for a good Point Bar:

  1. Point Bar goes all the way from the deep water to the shallow water.
  2. Top of the Bar has large shallow water area with good food source.
  3. Fish have immediate access to deep water.
  4. Breakline into deep water (Drop Off) occurs at 15-30ft. deep.
  5. Drop off plunges into submerged channel, which has Breaks.
  6. Bar is Large with structural "fingers".
  7. Drop off faces North. (shaded).

Point Bars are important to recognize:

  1. Fish use Point Bars as a guide to go from deep water to shallow water.
  2. Point Bars increase the area of shallow water.
  3. Good Point Bars make the shallow food accessable to deep water.

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