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#11452502 - 03/02/16 06:22 PM Lake Austin or Travis
Samiam90 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/05/15
Posts: 10
I'm headed to Austin this weekend, bringing the boat, meeting up with some friends and hopefully catch some fish! I've been on lake Austin but haven't really fished. How is the fishing on it right now? Any tips?

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#11452510 - 03/02/16 06:26 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Tanner Crim Online   content
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Registered: 01/24/14
Posts: 66
Loc: South, Texas
Austin is always good this time of year!

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#11452621 - 03/02/16 07:12 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Jaret Latta Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 5844
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Not good, Travis has better numbers. Bigger fish on LBJ or LBL

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#11452630 - 03/02/16 07:15 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Tanner Crim]
T54 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 3277
Originally Posted By: Tanner Crim
Austin is always good this time of year!


Historically, yes, but that lake is in bad shape. Recent Media bass tournament took less than 15lbs to win. Travis would take more weight than that.

Seeing reports of 25-50 fish days on Travis right now. It is where I would be.


Edited by T54 (03/02/16 07:15 PM)

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#11452773 - 03/02/16 08:13 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3163
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Lake Austin is not fishing well right now. I would try Travis.
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#11452824 - 03/02/16 08:31 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Jersey Dan Offline
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Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6392
Loc: your sisters house
RIP lake Austin. Love it

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#11453093 - 03/02/16 11:15 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Chris Coufal Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1401
Loc: Austin, Tx
Travis is fishing great right now......I'd choose it over Austin any day. Last few trips I've been averaging 30+ fish up to 4lbs. There are some larger fish being caught but lips are sealed pretty good with 3 large events being hosted then in the next 6 weeks.


#RIPLakeAustin



Edited by Chris Coufal (03/02/16 11:25 PM)
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#11454773 - 03/03/16 05:25 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Samiam90 Offline
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Registered: 09/05/15
Posts: 10
Glad i asked then. I was planning on fishing lake Austin. I have a 17.5 ft aluminum bass boat with a mercury 60 on it, so if its really windy out ill use lake austin as a back up.

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#11455357 - 03/03/16 10:19 PM Re: Lake Austin or Travis [Re: Samiam90]
Chris Coufal Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1401
Loc: Austin, Tx
If I wasn't going to Travis, Austin would not be my second choice. It would probably be in this order:

-Travis
-Decker (20 mins away)
-Buchanan (30 mins away)
-Bastrop (1hr away)
-Fayette (90 mins away)
-Canyon (90 mins away)

After that it would be a toss up between Georgetown and Austin.....


Edited by Chris Coufal (03/03/16 10:19 PM)
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