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#10771775 - 04/16/15 08:28 AM Mineral Wells SP
fish-n-elmo Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/02/07
Posts: 194
Loc: Weatherford
Went to MW SP yesterday as it was to nice to sit at the house. Lake is stained and temp of water avg around 68. Was hoping to find the crappie but never did. Caught 3 bass between 12 and 14 inches on a roadrunner with green yum grub on it. Looks like the rocks are the only structure in the lake other than the water stations and fishing piers. They have the boat ramp blocked off with barricades. Was tough getting the mariner 12.5 to the water on the cart as there is pea gravel and fist size rocks you have to go over. Uphill was really tough after peddling the majority of the lake and being the first time in my yak this year...feeling it today...LOL!

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#10773591 - 04/16/15 07:54 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
The Ninja Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/27/12
Posts: 2017
Loc: N. Fort Worth
That's one of my favorite lakes to fish!!! There are Giants in that lake.

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#10773738 - 04/16/15 08:47 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
fish-n-elmo Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/02/07
Posts: 194
Loc: Weatherford
Next time I will have some bass baits and gear with me...

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#10774052 - 04/16/15 10:48 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
K.D. Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 13141
Loc: Hurst, TX
I used to float tube it a lot and back in the day when the TFF float tube page was more active we had some tournaments out there. The park ranger joked that a well know local pro fisherman uses the lake to practice from to time to time and said he loved the lake. You only need 30 feet of line to fish it. All the fish are on the bank nd all you gotta do is flip a baby brush hawg at the bank and hit about every foot or so. Biggest I've caught out there was a 6.5 and luckily caught it during one of the tournies. We used to drag live wells behind us but they created so much drag most gave up on the tournaments.

Oh,the well known local pro was Weatherfords own Gary Klein

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#10783289 - 04/20/15 10:11 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
brownhauler Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/31/13
Posts: 124
Loc: Brock,TX
Before the rain.




This was Mineral Wells as of Sunday.




Edited by brownhauler (04/20/15 10:41 PM)
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#10783977 - 04/21/15 08:42 AM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
Todd™ Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 3359
Loc: On my kayak
WOW! I was out there last week and it was like the first pic. I heard that it got 1.5 inches of rain. That's great!
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#10784051 - 04/21/15 09:01 AM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
Neumie Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/25/06
Posts: 3056
Loc: SA, Hallettsville, Rockport
Looks like Lake Mineral Wells went from 50.8% to 97.1% in the past week; Link.
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#10785907 - 04/21/15 08:52 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
brownhauler Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/31/13
Posts: 124
Loc: Brock,TX
One of the wardens said it went up five feet over night.
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#10788710 - 04/22/15 06:25 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
RangerYak01 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/10/15
Posts: 20
Loc: Keller, TX
Thats Crazy!!!

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#10788718 - 04/22/15 06:28 PM Re: Mineral Wells SP [Re: fish-n-elmo]
teenfisherman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/29/09
Posts: 1738
Loc: Lubbock
Yep! Drove through that storm that filled it up on friday, and fishing through the one on Saturday! Lots of heavy rain and flooding, sure wish I coulda fished some rivers down that way before I had to come back to Lubbock
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