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#11214365 - 11/09/15 07:52 AM Lake Tawakoni Info?
big D Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/03/08
Posts: 221
Loc: Brookshire, TX
I live near Houston and plan to fish Tawakoni this weekend with my teenage son. Can someone point me in the general direction for some great fall hybrid/striper fishing? I have never fished the lake before, so anything will help. Thanks!

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#11214484 - 11/09/15 08:46 AM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4088
Loc: Longview, Tx
If nobody else chimes in, just look for the birds.

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#11214511 - 11/09/15 08:54 AM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
BUBBAJ 115 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/10/09
Posts: 1524
Loc: Grand Prairie
Birds, edges of humps and ledges. South end has been better from what ive heard. There is a lot of timber that is just under the surface at midlake.
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#11214519 - 11/09/15 08:57 AM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
loco pescado Offline
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Registered: 12/11/03
Posts: 274
Loc: Wise County, TX, USA
Had a good trip on Saturday 11/7. I would focus on the NE side of the lake anywhere from the dam to the bridge. Fish were holding in 14-28 feet on humps and ledges. There were plenty of birds working the area. Good luck.
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#11214922 - 11/09/15 12:17 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
Ledeez Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 967
Loc: Lake lavon
Loco is right on the $$$$
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#11215965 - 11/09/15 10:49 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
iluvfishin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/11/07
Posts: 2221
Loc: Dallas!
Was out there today. Very tough day, chased birds all day until we found them in 14-17ft by the dam

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#11220544 - 11/12/15 11:11 AM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
big D Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/03/08
Posts: 221
Loc: Brookshire, TX
It's a 4-1/2 hour drive from the house to Lake Tawakoni. How has the fishing been this week? Haven't seen too many reports... Birds still working? I don't wanna drive that far if the fishing has slowed way down from last week.

Thanks and God Bless!

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#11220722 - 11/12/15 12:45 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17511
Loc: Tawakoni/Mogote, CO.
Cooler temps 48/62 Saturday, Sunday looks cool and grey, winds should not be a problem
We are headed out this afternoon but we are fishing north of the bridge and plan to fish tomorrow,...
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Hooking a fish is like playing string with a cat. The exact size, shape, color of string matters less than how you wiggle it- and little cats are easier to fool than big ones. John Gierach

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#11221258 - 11/12/15 06:56 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
etu Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/24/11
Posts: 1563
Loc: Grand Prairie TX
If I was driving 4 1/2 hours I'd hire a guide.
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#11221318 - 11/12/15 07:31 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: etu]
BankAngler50 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Originally Posted By: etu
If I was driving 4 1/2 hours I'd hire a guide.
+1, bring your boat, hire Matt Cartwright for morning trip, then hit the lake on your own later... if need to stay at the Shoestring Farm across the street from holiday marina. Pick on Matt's brain if you want to learn the lake, the man was born and raised in Wills Point just minutes from lake Tawakoni.
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#11221366 - 11/12/15 07:53 PM Re: Lake Tawakoni Info? [Re: big D]
kodys'papa Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17511
Loc: Tawakoni/Mogote, CO.
It was very slow for us late this afternoon. North wind to about 15 did not help...
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Hooking a fish is like playing string with a cat. The exact size, shape, color of string matters less than how you wiggle it- and little cats are easier to fool than big ones. John Gierach

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