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#10773702 - 04/16/15 08:32 PM Alvarado Lake Crappie!
Cutbaitfishing95 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/24/15
Posts: 11
Loc: Alvarado
Fished the lake about 5 times in the last couple weeks and the bite has been different every time. I haven't had a great trip for crappie yet but that's not to say I haven't had fun catching some nice crappie, catfish, bass and even some big perch on some light tackle. You just never know what your gonna catch when targeting crappie. I have mostly used minnows just because I dont mind takeing catfish home either but when the bobber bite is slow I would throw I roadrunner also. All trips combined I have caught about 12 nice crappie, only about 3 on roadrunners. Minnows have worked best for me. The crappie I have caught have been around 1-4ft of water but the last couple trips ive had trouble finding them shallow and I was starting to only catch small crappie so I decided to go deeper(spillway) and only caught one keeper there. Ive also worked the dam but i only caught some nice catfish and bass. Each trip I was able to catch at least 10 fish, some trips more, whether it be crappie, bass, catfish and perch so ive still had fun each trip! Hoped I helped and good luck out there!

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#10773764 - 04/16/15 08:53 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
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Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 902
Loc: bedford tx./chandler,tx.
welcometo the forum and thanks for a really good report.
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#10774000 - 04/16/15 10:20 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
Cutbaitfishing95 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/24/15
Posts: 11
Loc: Alvarado
Thanks!

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#10774008 - 04/16/15 10:22 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
Cutbaitfishing95 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/24/15
Posts: 11
Loc: Alvarado


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#10774091 - 04/16/15 11:26 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
Fishbonz Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 4187
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
welcome
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#10774125 - 04/16/15 11:55 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
crope1 Offline
Ronnie Hurt'em Roberts

Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 6215
Loc: mansfield,tx
welcome to the forum and keep after'em!

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#10774208 - 04/17/15 04:28 AM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
Mac817 Offline
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Registered: 04/14/13
Posts: 473
Loc: Texas
welcome
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#10848676 - 05/16/15 11:38 AM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
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Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 1328
Loc: Texas
I miss fishing at Alvarado.
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#10849419 - 05/16/15 07:35 PM Re: Alvarado Lake Crappie! [Re: Cutbaitfishing95]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 39450
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish and welcome To the Texas Fishing Forum. Glad to have you on board. cheers
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