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#11033687 - 08/10/15 06:08 PM closest smallmouth lake to texas?
slshaneus Offline
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i want to bring my dad fishing to try to catch some smallies, what lake is closest to texas with good population of smallies?

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#11033703 - 08/10/15 06:14 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Lake Belton has a pretty good population of smallies. Texoma also.

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#11033705 - 08/10/15 06:14 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
RMOROTT21 Offline
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Registered: 03/17/09
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Loc: Princeton, TX
Murray in Oklahoma or texoma

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#11033728 - 08/10/15 06:25 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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ok thanks guys

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#11033770 - 08/10/15 06:42 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Bridgeport has some decent ones.
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#11033890 - 08/10/15 07:45 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
hawghoover Offline
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Loc: Lewisville Tx
i caught 2 4 pound small mouth on Grapevine this past March.

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#11033926 - 08/10/15 07:59 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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grapevine, texoma, lake whitney, belton, bridgeport all have smallmouth and i'm sure plenty more in texas do. the problem with smallmouth fishing is its hard to target them. they live in the same areas and eat the same things. to truely target them you have to go to a fishery that has a great population of smallmouth in correlation to the largemouth. good luck!

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#11033947 - 08/10/15 08:04 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Belton has a good population of them. We caught over 20 one day just beating the banks
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#11034617 - 08/11/15 07:58 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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murray, texoma, broken bow all have some good smallmouth populations, broken bow would be my first pick for some biguns.

murray down by the dam area is always good, texoma (if you can launch there yet) up by the river, fish riprap, main lake OKIE side up at the railroad bridge riprap has some good fish too.
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#11034628 - 08/11/15 08:04 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Wheeler Branch in Glen Rose has some.
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#11034646 - 08/11/15 08:10 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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TPWD stocked Grapevine pretty heavy in multiple years with smallmouth.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/action/stock_bywater.php?WB_code=0320
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#11034695 - 08/11/15 08:27 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: ou.sooner]
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Originally Posted By: ou.sooner
TPWD stocked Grapevine pretty heavy in multiple years with smallmouth.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/action/stock_bywater.php?WB_code=0320


Had no idea they had stocked so many!

Great lake for them based on the type of cover, or lack of.

Have yet to catch one. Caught several spots there but no SMB. Maybe my time is soon.
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#11034791 - 08/11/15 09:07 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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If you're up for a canoe/river deal, I've heard that below the Whitney dam on the Brazos is dyn-o-mite for smallies.

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#11034970 - 08/11/15 10:15 AM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Whitney,wheeler,Belton,steelhouse,Bridgeport,grapevine,and texoma. I bet there are more.

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#11035593 - 08/11/15 03:05 PM Re: closest smallmouth lake to texas? [Re: slshaneus]
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
belton, grapevine, texoma... texoma would be my go too....

all the Colorado river lakes have them..

I havn't heard of one caught at Whitney in a LOOOOOOONNNNNGGGGGGGG time... and i live close and family keeps a boat there.

If you are driving somewhere to target them, Whitney is not the place


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