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#10804411 - 04/28/15 04:14 PM Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth...
hub_cap Offline
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Registered: 11/28/03
Posts: 395
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
....just wondering. Some big crappie in that lake. Wondering if anyones heard any news, or been recently.
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#10804604 - 04/28/15 05:23 PM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 07/02/12
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Loc: Grapevine, TX
I've never fished it. I just looked at water data for Texas and it shows to be about fifteen feet low. I'm not sure if people can launch or not.

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#10804703 - 04/28/15 06:13 PM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
SheCrappieKilla Offline
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Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 3068
Loc: West of Ft Worth and South
How big are the crappie?

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#10808505 - 04/30/15 08:17 AM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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They get up to the 2.6 range...theres probably been larger caught.
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#10808647 - 04/30/15 09:03 AM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 01/12/08
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Loc: N. Texas
I haven't seen that lake at pool in I couldn't tell you how long. It's been low for years!

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#10808753 - 04/30/15 09:33 AM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Water Data still shows it 15' low.


Gotta say when its on, that is one of the best crappie lakes I have ever seen in the country. Some of the biggest fish I have ever seen come out of the water. If you can call that red dirt slurry water...
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#10809310 - 04/30/15 12:22 PM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 04/30/13
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Originally Posted By: hub_cap
They get up to the 2.6 range...theres probably been larger caught.


There is an ole boy who fishes the West Texas lakes weekly and he ain't ever caught one that big, looks like he needs to get on the stick and get after them.

Thanks for the report. banana

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#10809601 - 04/30/15 02:27 PM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: SheCrappieKilla]
Chris H2Os Offline
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Originally Posted By: SheCrappieKilla
Originally Posted By: hub_cap
They get up to the 2.6 range...theres probably been larger caught.


There is an ole boy who fishes the West Texas lakes weekly and he ain't ever caught one that big, looks like he needs to get on the stick and get after them.

Thanks for the report. banana


That boy is too busy running his mouth to catch any fish....the lake shows to be 14.8 ft low, only 28% full.

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#10810475 - 04/30/15 09:35 PM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 1811
Loc: Wichita Falls, TX
I've fished it several times in the last 2 years, but not this year. Not a lot of structure esp with it this low. I've caught a few 1 3/4 to 2 lb fish but most of the crappie I've caught were of the 10 1/2 to 11" variety. Blue cats kept tearing up my rig last year. Always heard about the 3lb crappie in there, just never seen anything much over 2.
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#10811378 - 05/01/15 10:49 AM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
hub_cap Offline
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Registered: 11/28/03
Posts: 395
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Anyone fish the barge they have there lately. Really nice people who operated the place.
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#10811493 - 05/01/15 11:50 AM Re: Anybody been to Kickapoo....northwest of Ft.Worth... [Re: hub_cap]
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Registered: 02/23/05
Posts: 1345
Loc: Royse City, Tx
I have fished this lake many times over the past serveral years. I hunt right down the road from there. We used to stay at the cabins down by the barge. Jim and Sherry are the people who run it. Very nice people but I would think with the lake so low that the barge is sitting on land. I haven't been there in a while though.

I never did much good but I was never there during prime time either. It is one of the ugliest water lake I have ever seen.

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