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#10782037 - 04/20/15 02:35 PM Benbrook
Verkeith Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Crowley, Texas
Anyone catching any fish on Benbrook....went this morning, fought the wind gust and didn't get a bite?!??

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#10782051 - 04/20/15 02:40 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
KVS Offline
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Registered: 06/22/08
Posts: 3385
Loc: Burleson, Tx
I went last Sunday (4/12) and had a blast. Not a lot of numbers but they were solid fish. Biggest was 8.61 and top 5 went 18.65. On the other hand, I went out yesterday (4/19) and fished the same spots with the same baits and zeroed. I only fished for a couple of hours though then the wind/waves got too bad.
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#10782073 - 04/20/15 02:46 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
whitney and alvarado sucked yesterday... high bluebird post front days, not my favorite
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#10782095 - 04/20/15 02:53 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
Verkeith Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 195
Loc: Crowley, Texas
If you don't mind me asking and sharing what baits were you using?

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#10782105 - 04/20/15 02:57 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
KVS Offline
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Loc: Burleson, Tx
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#10785684 - 04/21/15 07:18 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
edvidales Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/31/11
Posts: 93
Benbrook has so many great places to fish right now,almost all shallow.whether its night or day the dam and baja are producing.Longhorn is also good.Bearcreek has been alot of fun if your willing to hike or throw your bicycle in back of your vehicle.When you get to the spot where you can no longer use the bike just ditch it and hiked the rest of the way you'll be surprised at how many fish you catch.Look for brushpiles or a lone stick or log in the middle of the creeks.Alot of these fish are holding tight to cover,just go slower and be persistent.For me I've caught bass not crappie.My baits that have produced quite well,lizards,junebug color,pumpkinseed,black/blue.Alot of fish have spawned,but I caught several that we're still full of eggs.Goodluck! :-)

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#10785744 - 04/21/15 07:41 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: KVS]
Chris Borden Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 5390
Loc: Granbury
Originally Posted By: KVS
I went last Sunday (4/12) and had a blast. Not a lot of numbers but they were solid fish. Biggest was 8.61 and top 5 went 18.65. On the other hand, I went out yesterday (4/19) and fished the same spots with the same baits and zeroed. I only fished for a couple of hours though then the wind/waves got too bad.


You weighed your best 5 fun fishing? Gmafb

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#10785761 - 04/21/15 07:45 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Chris Borden]
Dubee Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1513
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: Chris Borden
Originally Posted By: KVS
I went last Sunday (4/12) and had a blast. Not a lot of numbers but they were solid fish. Biggest was 8.61 and top 5 went 18.65. On the other hand, I went out yesterday (4/19) and fished the same spots with the same baits and zeroed. I only fished for a couple of hours though then the wind/waves got too bad.


You weighed your best 5 fun fishing? Gmafb


I laugh at that also. I don' t know the last time i weighed a fish fun fishing.

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#10785906 - 04/21/15 08:52 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
Karl Dietz Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/07/13
Posts: 950
Loc: Weatherford & Lake Fork, Texas
I call BS on both of you! Everyone keeps mental tabs on what they catch! Why not?


Edited by kdietz (04/21/15 08:53 PM)
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#10785931 - 04/21/15 09:01 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Karl Dietz]
JMac-D Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/27/13
Posts: 1665
Loc: Cleburne Tx
Originally Posted By: kdietz
I call BS on both of you! Everyone keeps mental tabs on what they catch! Why not?


I second that, not hard to keep track of what you caught... SMH

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#10785936 - 04/21/15 09:03 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
Marlin Frederick Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 154
Loc: Dripping Springs, TX
I record the weight every keeper as if the lake rules were 14" and over was a keeper. I track this by marketing technique next to the fish (general bait type by a letter code). I think take a photo of the board at the end of the day on the lake. My photo organization software lets me sort the photos by GPS (lake) or by date. In this way I have a very quick journal of my fishing success.

Of course I occasionally forget to take the photo until I'm home. My garage has apparently produced a new meet of very good stringers of fish. grin

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#10785956 - 04/21/15 09:12 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
SKEETER_MAN_225 Offline
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Registered: 10/25/07
Posts: 3175
Loc: TEXAS
Nothing to see or catch at benbrook go on to worth and eagle mt. Lol
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#10785973 - 04/21/15 09:18 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Chris Borden]
tx2va07 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 532
Loc: Joshua, TX
Originally Posted By: Chris Borden
Originally Posted By: KVS
I went last Sunday (4/12) and had a blast. Not a lot of numbers but they were solid fish. Biggest was 8.61 and top 5 went 18.65. On the other hand, I went out yesterday (4/19) and fished the same spots with the same baits and zeroed. I only fished for a couple of hours though then the wind/waves got too bad.


You weighed your best 5 fun fishing? Gmafb



Someone must be having a bad spring

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#10785977 - 04/21/15 09:21 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Karl Dietz]
Dubee Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1513
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: kdietz
I call BS on both of you! Everyone keeps mental tabs on what they catch! Why not?


No not everybody

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#10787652 - 04/22/15 01:43 PM Re: Benbrook [Re: Verkeith]
chevy2011 Offline
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Registered: 02/08/12
Posts: 143
How is the water color on the East side, by the bluff? Has the water level come up much with this rain?

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