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#10840882 - 05/13/15 10:31 AM Aquilla Fishing Guide?
theduke Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 207
Looking to catch some crappie on Aquilla. Does anyone know of or guide Aquilla?

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#10843187 - 05/14/15 01:03 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 5011
Loc: Grandview, TX
I asked that very same question about 15 years ago...NO was the answer then and still is the answer...So I had to learn the lake myself, with the help of a local friend. My advice, If you want to fish Aquilla, go find someone that knows the lake, because it is a dangerous lake if you don't know how to get around. At least, remember this advice...go slow, take extra food/water, warm clothes, go in a boat that can handle stumps, and wear your life vest. I can't tell you the number of times I started out to fish for a couple of hours and ended up in a cove waiting out the weather for 8 hours or more. Just saying, go prepared in case you have to stay awhile.

While learning the lake, stay on the main lake (dam area) south of the two main boat ramps. There are Corps brush piles and coves in this part of the lake that will produce crappie. You can work your way North as you gain comfort with the lake. If you want to go up the creeks, understand it is a full day trip, so make sure you have time to devote to it. Good luck and be safe.

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#10843216 - 05/14/15 05:08 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
crope1 Offline
Ronnie Hurt'em Roberts

Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 5893
Loc: mansfield,tx
I thought I remembered one from a year or so ago.did a little googling and found this fella,Mark Parker....call him at 254 479 0550

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#10843217 - 05/14/15 05:08 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
crope1 Offline
Ronnie Hurt'em Roberts

Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 5893
Loc: mansfield,tx
hey Dale,lets fish!

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#10843863 - 05/14/15 10:27 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
theduke Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 207
Thanks for the advice, I talked to Mark already he is pretty much fishing RC only now.

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#10843870 - 05/14/15 10:30 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
mmauk Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/17/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Waco, TX
I have been fishing Aquilla for years and fish there quite often and will second what crapicat said. As of now the lake is 7 feet high so it will be a while before the lake gets back to normal level and water clarity improves.

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#10845363 - 05/14/15 09:16 PM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
Laner Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 2185
Loc: Joshua, TX
You may be able to find a few at the end of the concrete walls at the spillway. Growing up, we used to do quite well there when they were letting water out. Just throw your bobber in the eddy made by the wall, and you should catching something.
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#10845931 - 05/15/15 07:51 AM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
SheCrappieKilla Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 2477
Loc: West of Ft Worth and South
Dang Carpcat, sounds like you are trying to scare off all the crappie fishermen. That lake must be hot. When you going to post up some pics of all them fish you been catching?

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#10853067 - 05/18/15 01:57 PM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
r63pappy Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/28/10
Posts: 1203
Loc: alvarado
i know every spot on that lake, plus all of yours.
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#10853897 - 05/18/15 07:45 PM Re: Aquilla Fishing Guide? [Re: theduke]
theduke Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 207
Do you guide?

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