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#11499506 - 03/24/16 08:20 PM Lewisville Cat help/info
acbrown1977 Offline
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Im gonna head out tomorrow to the park in the colony (across water from 121 marina).
Was wondering if anyone could give some basic info on what depths cats should be at around this time of year... Ive never fished cats on a big lake/resivoir... always in small stocked lake/ponds.
Been getting skunked on everytime I go since I dont want to keep a cat thats just barely over legal bag lengths..

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#11499534 - 03/24/16 08:30 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
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Loc: highland village/lake Lewisvil...
Go on thru the colony and there's a bridge that crosses that arm. That closed park there is holding fish.
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#11499626 - 03/24/16 09:05 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
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@LewisvilleCatfish Do you mean Eastvale Park next to the Blue Star Sports Complex?
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#11499634 - 03/24/16 09:09 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
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Loc: highland village/lake Lewisvil...
Not sure. Never seen it by land. But it's across the road from some kind of athletic park
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#11499675 - 03/24/16 09:33 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
acbrown1977 Offline
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only places I see via google maps is the one mentioned above.. which is near the main st. bridge construction... or its the park off the west side of the bridge near little elm boat ramp/park

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#11511413 - 03/30/16 01:18 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
acbrown1977 Offline
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Ran into Texasian yesterday at the eastvale park.
Thanks for the info! Thats a much better place to fish than the colony park across from pier 121!

Caught a couple channels and almost landed a monster carp until it snapped the treble hook in half... LOL!

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#11512806 - 03/30/16 09:47 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
Texasian Offline
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Great to meet you too! Ended up with just the one decent sized channel cat. Had it for dinner tonight...delish! Will definitely be back there soon.
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#11512953 - 03/30/16 10:51 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
acbrown1977 Offline
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went back today to try the point area...
Im done with treble hooks...
ended up with 3 legal sizes... but didnt want to take em.. the hooks were sooo deep they wouldnt have lived smirk
soooo cats back on the menu

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#11514625 - 03/31/16 06:33 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
Dwaynew2011 Offline
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Is there a fee to fish at this park?

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#11515036 - 03/31/16 09:17 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
Texasian Offline
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No fee that I know of, but it's behind the Sports Complex and I think they run the park, but so far I've never been hassled. I do know that they lock the entrance gate at night so no night fishing.

@acbrown1977 I use circle hooks for catch and release. Almost always gets hooked in the lips and makes for easy removal....also, I don't have to set the hook!
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#11515070 - 03/31/16 09:31 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: Texasian]
Dwaynew2011 Offline
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Yeah I rode by this place this evening around 8:00 and the gate was locked and I see that its hard finding a night banking spot at Lewisville Lake. Looks like Ray Hubbard is where I will have to continue to night fish.

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#11515110 - 03/31/16 09:45 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
Texasian Offline
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White Rock is great for night fishing! Easy access to plenty of lighted piers and plenty of good eating-size channels!
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#11516535 - 04/01/16 03:53 PM Re: Lewisville Cat help/info [Re: acbrown1977]
acbrown1977 Offline
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eastvale wouldnt be too great for night fishing even if you could get out of the gate... too much junk to walk through that will hold snakes.
The shad is there BIG TIME though... got a mix of small to even 4 or 5 inchers cast netting yesterdsay.
Only down side is you have a lot of logs to snag on... and tons of little spikey seed things.

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