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#11473568 - 03/12/16 05:48 PM Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville?
Basser1OH Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 104
Loc: Aubrey, TX
New to the area and have not been able to see the type of shad in Ray Roberts or Lewisville. Does anyone know what the most common shad is for these two lakes? Gizzard, Threadfin or other?
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#11473601 - 03/12/16 06:19 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
Mulholland Offline
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Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1887
Loc: Plano, TX
http://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/lake_survey/pwd_rp_t3200_1324/

Tpwd has pretty detailed surveys on most all of the lakes in Texas, I recommend doing research there for any new fisheries yoi wish to explore. Handy for finding lake records, forage details, etc.

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#11473629 - 03/12/16 06:40 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
bassnman Offline
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Registered: 01/04/04
Posts: 93
Loc: Dallas, TX
Threadfin is predominant.

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#11473781 - 03/12/16 08:00 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
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Registered: 02/28/04
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Seen some gizzards today at the Lew.
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#11474010 - 03/12/16 09:31 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
HaulinBass02 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/05
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Loc: Springtown, TX
Threadfin are predominant but I foul hooked a 12" Gizzard one day while casting into a bunch of baitfish being chased by something. Bass aren't eating the Gizzards fast enough to keep them from getting big!
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#11474423 - 03/13/16 09:34 AM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: HaulinBass02]
Basser1OH Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 104
Loc: Aubrey, TX
Thanks and this helps. Moved from GA recently and had geared up in the SE to imitate blue back herring. Trying to adjust my baits to a new primary forage base. Getting ready to put out a crawfish trap to follow the local color changes.

Before GA lived in OH and had matched the goby in Erie and St Clair. If I keep relocating soon I'll have baits to fish anywhere in the country w/o having to visit Tackle Warehouse.com! Although everywhere in the country I have fished a blk/blu jig, char/wh spinner bait, grn/pumkn drop shot, 301 wacky Senko and a green shakey head worm always seem to catch the most and biggest fish.
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#11474485 - 03/13/16 10:16 AM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: bassnman]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
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Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Originally Posted By: bassnman
Threadfin is predominant.

On Roberts
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#11474579 - 03/13/16 11:36 AM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Rudy Lackey]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
Originally Posted By: Rudy Lackey
Originally Posted By: bassnman
Threadfin is predominant.

On Roberts



hmmm
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#11474753 - 03/13/16 01:38 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 2607
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Add watermelon/red flake to your arsenal down here. VERY popular with the local populations of bass. Also, some chartreuse dip n dye, too. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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#11477444 - 03/14/16 06:54 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Thad Rains]
Basser1OH Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 104
Loc: Aubrey, TX
Thad - Thanks for the tip on the watermelon / red flake color. I picked up a few different baits in that color today on sale at the Academy in Lewisville.
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#11477673 - 03/14/16 08:31 PM Re: Dominant Shad in Ray Roberts and Lewisville? [Re: Basser1OH]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La




Hit me up next week I'll be doing another run of my summer shad silent 1.5's I will give you one to try out on roberts. They catch a fish from time to time.
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