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#11254375 - 11/30/15 01:59 PM LBJ Info
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Green Horn

Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 11
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Anyone have any info on Lake LBJ? I've never fished there and looking for general information. How much vegetation is on the lake? What's the current water temperature?

Anything would be helpful.

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#11254383 - 11/30/15 02:03 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
crapyetr Online   sleepy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/14
Posts: 1472
Loc: Nacog TX
i have a cabin wayyyyyyyyyyyy up north above Kingsland...i hear around the dam is the place for veges/bass...the river up on my end is perty blank of vege...i've dropt sum brush for crappie...boat docks everywhere up there if u like chunkin' under them

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#11255711 - 12/01/15 06:20 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
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Green Horn

Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 11
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Thanks and I'll be sure to post a report when I get back tonight.

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#11255759 - 12/01/15 07:11 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
crapyetr Online   sleepy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/14
Posts: 1472
Loc: Nacog TX
don't guess many folks fish LBJ r they don't post about it...it's really a nice river/lake...pecans trees all over the place on my canal...less 1 live oak



looks like i'm stuk at my place for awhile...can't get out of the canal

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#11256182 - 12/01/15 11:02 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: crapyetr]
heybaylor Offline
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Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 1756
Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: crapyetr
don't guess many folks fish LBJ r they don't post about it...it's really a nice river/lake...pecans trees all over the place on my canal...less 1 live oak



looks like i'm stuk at my place for awhile...can't get out of the canal




Just a chainsaw away
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#11256683 - 12/01/15 03:40 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
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#11256740 - 12/01/15 04:13 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: crapyetr]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
Posts: 6238
Originally Posted By: crapyetr
don't guess many folks fish LBJ r they don't post about it...it's really a nice river/lake...pecans trees all over the place on my canal...less 1 live oak



looks like i'm stuk at my place for awhile...can't get out of the canal




I love fishing LBJ but haven't been out there since February



Last winter we were catching them pretty good on humps and points with grass, mostly on the south end of the lake. Grass along the dam was always a good go-to

Up river, there are some deep rock piles we catch fish on as well in the winter

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#11256950 - 12/01/15 06:38 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
crapyetr Online   sleepy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/14
Posts: 1472
Loc: Nacog TX
gonna take a biga$$ chainsaw and a crane to git this thang outta the way...i think it crashed on a log cabin on the left side of the canal...gonna go look 2morow...this is next 2 my cabin...i'm up the canal one house

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#11257011 - 12/01/15 07:06 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
J-Moe Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3063
Loc: Brenham, TX
I've always been interested in fly fishing for Bluegill and sunfish on Lake LBJ. Lots of record fish have been caught in that lake. Any advise on areas to search?

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#11257130 - 12/01/15 08:10 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
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Green Horn

Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 11
Loc: San Antonio, TX
I'll call today a success for our initial trip to LBJ. We caught about 20 but only 5 legal bass for about 10.5lbs. The largest one being 2.75lbs. It stayed overcast all day with a light north wind. Water temps started at 58F and as high as 61F late in the day. While we caught fish, there was no real pattern to how or where we caught them. It seemed most of the fish were in 6-8ft of water near transitions to deeper water. Now....for baits....really, no kidding. Spinnerbaits, swim jigs, rattle traps, square bills, hard jerkbaits, dropshot, shakeyhead, and even a small silver spoon.

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#11257281 - 12/01/15 09:20 PM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Online   content
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 7800
Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
Quality bass up the river get you a finesse jig in brown or PB&J and go to work around the docks plenty of good rock piles to drop shot and throw cranks and football jigs on as well. I landed the 11.67 in my sig up the river in 2012

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#11257786 - 12/02/15 08:37 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
catslayer Offline
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Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 3566
Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
Sounds about right... seems to me you find an AREA with fish there and you gotta swap it around to catch them... Have made a pass over an area, caught figh on a trap, come back and catch them flipping and then swimbait on the way out....

I love that lake though, well at least in the winter/spring, not crowded then
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#11257806 - 12/02/15 08:45 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
crapyetr Online   sleepy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/14
Posts: 1472
Loc: Nacog TX
not crowded...amen...we go during the week and come home weekends...amazing how calm/peaceful it is...also have a canal n my backyard leading 2 the river/lake...no boat wake problems...and i've caught good bass/cat/perch there...crappie in brush piles i put out




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#11257877 - 12/02/15 09:15 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Target Panic]
Bodie Offline
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Registered: 12/30/11
Posts: 182
Loc: EUNICE NM
have a club tournament down there this weekend. nice to hear that they are still catching a fish or two.
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#11257895 - 12/02/15 09:25 AM Re: LBJ Info [Re: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)]
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Green Horn

Registered: 07/14/14
Posts: 16
Originally Posted By: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)
Quality bass up the river get you a finesse jig in brown or PB&J and go to work around the docks plenty of good rock piles to drop shot and throw cranks and football jigs on as well. I landed the 11.67 in my sig up the river in 2012


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