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#11482416 - 03/16/16 09:12 PM Mid March Bug Hatch???
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1685
Loc: Austin
not only are we having bedding gills, but also bug hatches which just made up for all the little fish...I love them hitting the Adams style flies,,, I love NOT being in a boat right now LOL. I love the color of these long ear, wish I could have taken all their pics...about 2 dozen in all Red Ear, Long Ear, and gills along with 8 Bass but NO Guads and that is what Im looking for right now.

" Used to Chase giant's on Lake Austin & Town Lake "

#11482513 - 03/16/16 09:50 PM Re: Mid March Bug Hatch??? [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 36476
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Wait until early April. hmmm They will really will be showing off their colors. thumb

Side Note: I have always nailed some super nice Bluegill during the Mayfly hatches. hooked There are usually several hatches a year. eeks The first coming around late April or early May. coolio

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11482615 - 03/16/16 10:38 PM Re: Mid March Bug Hatch??? [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
jagg Offline
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Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3770
Loc: South Texas
I hear ya Kent. Had a super early hatch up here also. Was not planning on fishing topwater, but did catch a few on a size 03 Floating Rapala Minnow. Missed a whole lot more since I was not properly equipped, but it sure was fun seeing them knock that plug into the air. If I had had my glass rod and/or my Rebel Crickhoppers, I think I could have caught quite a few more. Good on ya with the fly rod. Stubbornly sticking to my UL rigs.
Bless the Lord, O my soul,
and all that is within me,
bless His Holy Name!

#11483041 - 03/17/16 08:30 AM Re: Mid March Bug Hatch??? [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 8496
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish! "Match the Hatch"!

#11493030 - 03/22/16 09:27 AM Re: Mid March Bug Hatch??? [Re: Gitter Done]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 8946
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: Gitter Done
Nice fish! "Match the Hatch"!

Plus #1.


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