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#11109163 - 09/17/15 08:48 AM Lake Raven???
Jammin Outdoors Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 119
Loc: Lumberton
Has anyone been to raven lately. Does it have a lot vegetation cover? Anyone fish it lately?

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#11111492 - 09/18/15 09:56 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
twstephens77 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/14
Posts: 187
Loc: College Station, TX
Last time I was out there they had sprayed...lily pads were gone and most of the hyacinth was dead. That was about a month ago. It was cool and cloudy that day because of a huge front and the bite was nonexistent. For me anyways.
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#11111725 - 09/18/15 11:27 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
Lou r Pitcher Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 1704
Might be overreaction, but since the young student's unfortunate death, me and the dog will be avoiding the deadly waters until 1st major cold front...dog likes to swim and an angler never know when he might fall in.

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#11117588 - 09/21/15 11:10 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
JohnButte Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/05/12
Posts: 965
Loc: Lake El Butto, Pearland
Death at lake raven?

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#11117623 - 09/21/15 11:32 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
twstephens77 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/14
Posts: 187
Loc: College Station, TX
Brain-eating amoeba. Scary stuff. Did some research on it though and apparently you have to actually suck the water up your nose to get it...mere contact with the water won't infect you.
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#11117842 - 09/21/15 01:53 PM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: twstephens77]
JohnButte Offline
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Registered: 07/05/12
Posts: 965
Loc: Lake El Butto, Pearland
Originally Posted By: twstephens77
Brain-eating amoeba. Scary stuff. Did some research on it though and apparently you have to actually suck the water up your nose to get it...mere contact with the water won't infect you.


Link? Would like to read the story.

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#11117977 - 09/21/15 02:49 PM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
JohnButte Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/05/12
Posts: 965
Loc: Lake El Butto, Pearland
Nevermind, found it. Weird that it happened there, is usually only in stagnant water and that place is usually pretty clear and clean, especially near the swimming area.

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#11119126 - 09/22/15 02:56 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
Daddyof2 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 586
Loc: Stephenville
We went about 2 weeks ago. Teh bite was slower but we still caught some decent fish on a wackey worm fishing very slow.

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#11163180 - 10/14/15 08:12 AM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
plasma800 Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 367
Loc: Montgomery Texas
I was just there last week for three days.

Caught this little guy, and missed 3 others that same day. Next day I put my wife at the trolling motor, and she missed 3, same area.

Leave the boat ramp, and if you are facing AWAY from the boat ramp, turn right and go alllll the way to the back of that cove. Fish both banks. All strikes we had that day were on small buzz baits, white, pitched right to the shore around the fallen trees. The strikes were immediate as that buzz bait hit and started moving.

My biggest out of raven was about 4 lbs, my buddies biggest was 10. So I know there's some big fish in there.

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#11177569 - 10/21/15 05:18 PM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
Curtbass Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1014
Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
Good day Plasma 800

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#11190867 - 10/27/15 10:28 PM Re: Lake Raven??? [Re: Jammin Outdoors]
mhall1986 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/05/12
Posts: 125
Loc: Conroe, Texas
I was out there Sunday evening in the rain, caught a fee on cranks and dropshots. Not really any vegetation left...caught a 4' gator on a fluke a couple weeks ago, thought I had a lake record bass for a minute

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