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#10836235 - 05/11/15 04:50 PM good or bad time for the bay??
firemanfisher10 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/09/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Georgetown
I'm headed down to Port Lavaca this weekend. Is this a good or bad time with all this rain and fresh water entering the bay?

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#10836310 - 05/11/15 05:24 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
XLT_66 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/20/15
Posts: 4
Interested in the same question. My thinking is that it's not a great time with all the rain. I understand that trout are picky about salinity but that redfish are more tolerant of swings in the salt content.

Either way, I don't pass up a chance to fish so I'll be on Copano/Aransas this weekend.

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#10836353 - 05/11/15 05:43 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
Pat Goff Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4991
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Big surges of fresh water will absolutely concentrate the fish, it might not be as convenient, but when you find clear (salty) water, you're chances of success are high.
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#10836470 - 05/11/15 06:29 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
firemanfisher10 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/09/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Georgetown
tks most of the time I just follow the birds.... but was just curious on how it will effect the fish. tks Pat

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#10836523 - 05/11/15 06:47 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
You can concentrate on the areas that are isolated from run off. Or the shortest distance to gulf tides. The back lakes have been very good past few weeks but that's not a trip from lavaca.
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#10836719 - 05/11/15 08:18 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
firemanfisher10 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/09/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Georgetown
I've never fished lavaca do u know of any good spots aside from the 35 bridge? my buddy owns land in polacios so I normally suck to carancuhua bay but now I own my own boat and trying to learn new spots on my own..

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#10836788 - 05/11/15 08:41 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
Pat Goff Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4991
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Sorry we fish out of seadrift. Nothing on that side has much of interest.
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Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

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#10837463 - 05/12/15 07:32 AM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
rustedspurs4 Offline
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Registered: 03/11/10
Posts: 47
Loc: New Boston
What do you think about the surf right now? Will it be more/less productive than the bays? I plan on being along the surf of McFaddin beach this weekend.
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#10838874 - 05/12/15 03:16 PM Re: good or bad time for the bay?? [Re: firemanfisher10]
firemanfisher10 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/09/15
Posts: 18
Loc: Georgetown
I can't help you on that question I mainly stick to the bay.. sorry

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