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#11465310 - 03/09/16 07:36 AM Purtis Creek
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 13125
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Anyone been out there lately? I haven't been there in years. The last time I was out there it was overloaded with matted grass which made it difficult to get around.

#11465539 - 03/09/16 08:56 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
cryan05 Offline

Registered: 03/13/11
Posts: 57
Grass has been gone for years.

#11465573 - 03/09/16 09:08 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: cryan05]
Ban-D Offline
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 6728
Loc: Tx
Originally Posted By: cryan05
Grass has been gone for years.
I caught fish on frogs in grass last year.

#11465602 - 03/09/16 09:21 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
jimmye123 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/13/08
Posts: 3228
Loc: tx
Mud hole from what I have heard. .
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#11465653 - 03/09/16 09:45 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
Nutman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/01/13
Posts: 2634
Loc: Athens, TX
some awfully nice fish come out of that "mud hole"
Most bass fishermen don't like it because it is a no wake lake and very stumpy.
But it sure has some good fish in it.

#11465821 - 03/09/16 11:01 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
nitroslim Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/30/07
Posts: 1824
Loc: Ft. worth
I was about about three weeks ago, no grass found. Water was in the high 50s to about 61 and muddy. Caught a monster Crappie on Drop shot, no takers on rattle trap, chatterbait, flipping, etc. But, should be better with the warming trend.

#11466002 - 03/09/16 12:17 PM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
timwins31 Offline
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 5545
Loc: DFW
Can you still rent kayaks out there at the SP?

#11466189 - 03/09/16 01:39 PM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: timwins31]
pelican Offline
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Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2495
Loc: Grapevine
Originally Posted By: timwins31
Can you still rent kayaks out there at the SP?


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#11467856 - 03/10/16 07:30 AM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
Transplant Offline
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Registered: 07/23/07
Posts: 951
Loc: Cedar City, Utah
My buddy caught his "Double digit" there......a 10lb 4oz.!!A few years back.
Fishing is not a matter of life or death,
it's much more important than that!
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#11468800 - 03/10/16 01:35 PM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
blakeT414 Offline

Registered: 03/13/10
Posts: 98
Loc: Kaufman tx
shakey head finesse worms, wacky worms and black and blue jigs work well. if u idle straight across the lake from the ramp into the arm by the other fishing pier is usually good. and around the island in the back of the lake.

#11468966 - 03/10/16 02:30 PM Re: Purtis Creek [Re: ezbassin]
coachallentca Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4301
Loc: crowley
purtis is closed to boat traffic


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