The ten year old fishin' machine (my son) and I tried a local strip pit for several hours Saturday and couldn't get a bite.
Due to several other committments the only time we could fish was during the middle of the day - we fished from 11 am til 4 or so.
We didn't get a bite all day. However, the water was so clear that we saw numerous fish follow our lures - of course they saw us too.
This is extremely clear water - I estimate we could see at least 25 feet down.
Most of the bottom had either bright almost lime green vegation or a darker reddish green vegetation and some places were just limestone with green slime (very pretty almost phosphorescent). There were so stickups and trees that had been placed in the water as well. All of the pits around us are prettier much like this one.
I'd like to hear any tips for catching fish in these conditions. Obviously, fishing early and late would help I am sure. And using bait instead of artificials. (We ran into an elderly couple who had caught a number of redear on weighted wooly buggers with their fly rods - right after sun up.)