Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
jettypump, jthomas9, Nitroguy, LadyAngler11, Monarch Hunting Products
103127 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 83656
hopalong 74933
Pilothawk 73795
JDavis7873® 67378
John175 ® 60951
FattyMcButterpants 60592
Tritonman 57163
Derek 56830
SkeeterRonnie 52571
LoneStarSon® 52405
facebook
Forum Stats
103127 Members
61 Forums
864521 Topics
11347358 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11588395 - 05/07/16 09:48 AM Red river
E8C-ENG Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2524
Loc: GA
How does the red typically fish this time of year? Anyone have any tips they wouldn't mind sharing?

Top
#11588435 - 05/07/16 10:18 AM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
Dax Davis Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/27/08
Posts: 2160
Loc: saginaw tx and Lake Fork
Yea don't go it's flooded and I think closed if your going out of Shreveport! I just came across it the other day and it was out of its banks!
_________________________
www.legendboats.com
www.mercurymarine.com
www.sartinmarine.com
Moritz Chevrolet
www.5limitfishing.com
V&M Baits
Leviathan custom rods
Rhinoshield of texas



Top
#11588446 - 05/07/16 10:24 AM Re: Red river [Re: Dax Davis]
E8C-ENG Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2524
Loc: GA
I figured as much. I'm actually going this time next year so I was wanting to get a head start on what historically would get me a few bites there

Top
#11588660 - 05/07/16 01:08 PM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
Bugzout10 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 3807
Loc: Weatherford Tx
I would think early March before the rains

Top
#11588706 - 05/07/16 01:41 PM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
E8C-ENG Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2524
Loc: GA
That's great, but it will be this time next year, as in May 2017... Are they usually still in the backwaters during May or are they in the river?


Edited by E8C-ENG (05/07/16 01:41 PM)

Top
#11588851 - 05/07/16 03:41 PM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
COHLMEYER Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/21/08
Posts: 3732
Loc: Weatherford, TX
There are always fish in the backwaters. If the rains slow between now and then, it's possible the grass and pads make a return. Then I would spend all my time in the backwaters.

The better fish usually come from way back, not so much on the main river.

Top
#11588873 - 05/07/16 03:57 PM Re: Red river [Re: COHLMEYER]
E8C-ENG Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2524
Loc: GA
Thanks. Is it pretty safe to run? (Marked lanes)

Top
#11588965 - 05/07/16 05:01 PM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
COHLMEYER Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/21/08
Posts: 3732
Loc: Weatherford, TX
The main river is marked with standard river navigation bouys. "red right return"
Don't run between the bouy and the shore like some do.
I wouldn't run in the backwaters anywhere. Until you learn it. If the water is up next year you will have to watch for the wing dams on the main river. If the water drops most all of them are visible

Top
#11589562 - 05/08/16 08:36 AM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
andy52887 Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/26/10
Posts: 320
Loc: Shreveport,LA
As of right now I would just wait and check back closer to the time you are coming. There is no telling what the river will be like by next year. The sand bars are always changing and everyone will have to learn the river because with 2 years of flooding it will be a different beast.

Top
#11589630 - 05/08/16 09:17 AM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
Dbranch3 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 192
With all the high water the last year, it will be new to everyone including us guys that fished it for years. Not just navigating but fishing as well!

Top
#11589659 - 05/08/16 09:36 AM Re: Red river [Re: E8C-ENG]
E8C-ENG Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2524
Loc: GA
Thanks guys. The ABA military tourney will be there next year so I'm just excited it's somewhere new

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide