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#10892419 - 06/03/15 11:35 AM sandbass on granbury
shadrap Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/27/05
Posts: 271
Loc: crowley, texas
I fish Benbrook almost 100%. I went to Navarro mills one time last year. Benbrook is about 7 miles from my house, and sometimes I will go as much as 3 times a week fishing for crappie. yesterday I took my boat out to Benbrook and it was hard to believe it is the same lake. lots of water. when I went near the trees where I thought the bank was I could not see where the water ended. deep water everywhere. did not catch any fish not even a bite. I have a friend who lives in grapevine and I have been talking to him about going crappie fishing all spring. well he is coming Friday. I am not excited at all about going to Benbrook. so I thought about lake Granbury and trying to catch some sand bass near the dam. can anyone give me some advice? I checked the lake levels and Granbury is about normal level. is the water muddy or clear. would appreciate any help? thanks.

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#10894070 - 06/03/15 10:57 PM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
Pastor Terry Offline
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Registered: 05/12/10
Posts: 136
Loc: Keller Texas
I went through Granbury Monday and the lake looks extremely muddy from the 377 bridge. There is lots of floating wood on the lake as well. I would be surprised if it clears by Friday. I would think the shallows in Richardson slough would be loaded with bass! Pitch worms or throw big bladed spinner baits and I would think the bass will be working the shallow flooded vegetation.
Good luck!
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#10894615 - 06/04/15 09:05 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
dgilbert Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/10/04
Posts: 1057
Loc: Lake Granbury
Granbury is not good at all.

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#10894626 - 06/04/15 09:09 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
dgilbert Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/10/04
Posts: 1057
Loc: Lake Granbury
Granbury did get some striper fingerings this week, I know that doesn't help you now and I hope we got some of those PK stripers as well. Hopefully be good in a few year's, lol.

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#10894635 - 06/04/15 09:12 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
Ruff n Redi Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/03/10
Posts: 574
Loc: Aledo, TX
I was told Granbury was closed to boat traffic. Is that not true?
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#10894681 - 06/04/15 09:27 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
dgilbert Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/10/04
Posts: 1057
Loc: Lake Granbury
It's open, city just had their boat ramp closed due to debris, been on it just about every day.

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#10894684 - 06/04/15 09:28 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
dgilbert Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/10/04
Posts: 1057
Loc: Lake Granbury
All BRA'S ramps are open.

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#10894754 - 06/04/15 09:53 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: Pastor Terry]
shadrap Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/27/05
Posts: 271
Loc: crowley, texas
thanks pastor Terry. that will save me a trip to lake Granbury. I assume the lake is muddy all the way to the dam. you are making Benbrook look better. and also thanks to everyone who responded to my post. I have felt for all you Granbury fishermen over the last few years because of the lack of water. I know it has been tuff. I have talked with a few of you when you had to make the trip to benbrook to find a least a little more water. of course we know this flood will help us in the future. I have quit praying for rain and I have also stopped doing my rain dance. hope that helps.

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#10894759 - 06/04/15 09:54 AM Re: sandbass on granbury [Re: shadrap]
hurricane 201 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/02/12
Posts: 1371
Loc: Johnson County ,Texas
Launched by the dam yesterday evening, had to clear debris from the ramp to do so, water is chocolate milk with lots of small floaters and the occasional large one. Marked very few to no fish on that end of the lake. Maybe in a week things will get back on track.
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