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#10894193 - 06/04/15 01:39 AM Headed to hubbard
SStohner Offline
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Registered: 05/30/15
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My dad and I have catfished Hubbard for years and use to have luck with crappie. 8-10 years ago. Recently we have been finding some white bass near the old power plant but have not been able to get on some crappie. We use to have luck over in the lily pads by the shores golf course but it seems to be overrun with gar's now.

Has anyone had luck finding crappie where there are gar or should we just start looking elsewhere? We do have a boat and probably out on the lake at least once a week.

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#10894617 - 06/04/15 09:05 AM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Offline
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Registered: 12/20/10
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Loc: mckinney, tx
Find brush piles in 12-20' and thw fish should be there
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#10895140 - 06/04/15 12:27 PM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
SStohner Offline
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Thanks for the tip!

I've never had much luck finding quality brush piles on hubbard despite hours/years of trolling. Not sure if were in the completely wrong area or what. We have trolled on the North side of 66 and under that bridge with no luck before, we don't have a huge boat so we usually pick if were going to cat fish or sand bass/ hybrid fish. We either launch on the public ramp near bay view, or 66 public boat ramp.

Any more tips would be greatly appreciated, my dad and I would love to learn to catch crappie at hubbard since I live in Rowlett rather then drive to cooper or ray roberts!

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#10895303 - 06/04/15 01:22 PM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
crumrw Offline
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Read this thread. A lot of good advice was just given to me recently...

http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbt...on#Post10881684

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#10895725 - 06/04/15 03:38 PM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
SStohner Offline
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Also, what bait shop near hubbard do people like to get minnows from?

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#10896136 - 06/04/15 07:00 PM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
Mckinneycrappiecatcher Offline
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Loc: mckinney, tx
Originally Posted By: SStohner
Also, what bait shop near hubbard do people like to get minnows from?
fishermans supply
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#10897117 - 06/05/15 08:33 AM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
SStohner Offline
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Registered: 05/30/15
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We're headed out now. Hopefully I'll have a good report of some crappie!

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#10897941 - 06/05/15 02:24 PM Re: Headed to hubbard [Re: SStohner]
SStohner Offline
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Registered: 05/30/15
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Only have gotten one keeper today. Taking a lunch break and back to trolling around this afternoon.

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