Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
I'llbecoastin, LSL, mike464, Ranger522, Atmchris
105414 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85596
hopalong 78097
Pilothawk 74927
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 64250
FattyMcButterpants 60667
Derek 🐝 58003
Tritonman 57516
LoneStarSon® 53044
SkeeterRonnie 52939
facebook
Forum Stats
105414 Members
60 Forums
847930 Topics
12086105 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#10864767 - 05/22/15 06:33 PM Fish Population from record low
Gunzel Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/02/11
Posts: 490
Loc: Decatur Tx
So I would assume as a lake reaches record lows the fish population has had to have suffered.
Am I'm I thinking correctly? If so how long would you expect for population to recover?

Top
#10864890 - 05/22/15 07:27 PM Re: Fish Population from record low [Re: Gunzel]
Donald Harper Online   happy
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 13296
Loc: Justin, TX.
Depends on the depth of the lake. If they have the 100 ft. of water to go to, Bass just become very hard to catch. When the lake fills covering the new growth they will gradually come back following the bait fish.

Lakes that do not have that kind of depth will suffer for sure if it last very long. Most of the south TX. lakes see this rise and fall usually on a 10 year cycle. Falcon and Amistad are the two that I have watched over a 35 year period of fishing them. They always come back bigger and better when the water rises. It takes deep 30 ft. tall grass on Amistad to bring back the numbers of big fish.
_________________________
Each person you work with holds some promise to your future success.
www.eletewater.com - Staying Hydrated
www.lakeoviachic.com - Booking Mexico Trips
Shallow Water Mapping - Custom Spinner Baits - Jigs -Spooks
Pure Extracts - Minnow-Night Crawler-Crayfish-Craylic



Top
#10865633 - 05/23/15 07:29 AM Re: Fish Population from record low [Re: Gunzel]
Big Red 12 Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/21/05
Posts: 45440
Loc: Crandall, TX
We have noticed a significant drop in the number of Unders on Fork this year. Has to be an affect from the lake levels and no grass for the fry to survive.
_________________________
www.SteveHodge.org
www.funnsunboats.com

Top
#10865683 - 05/23/15 08:13 AM Re: Fish Population from record low [Re: Big Red 12]
catslayer Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3546
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Originally Posted By: Big Red 12
We have noticed a significant drop in the number of Unders on Fork this year. Has to be an affect from the lake levels and no grass for the fry to survive.



? or the fact that the age class that is strongest is the one that is in the slot or over right now...

in 3 years you will see a TON of unders at fork from this spawn.
_________________________
"I'll never mess with bee's or wasp anymore, and I'll never gig another beaver..." words from a man who learned things the hard way.
http://asubassanglers.weebly.com/

Bass Anglers at Angelo State University on facebook

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide