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#11612378 - 05/19/16 10:47 AM Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip??
squirrelhunter09 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/09
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
Planning a last second weekend camping trip and going after stripers and hybrids. we usually go to tawakoni but the camping there is all booked up. Anyone having any luck at Cooper? I heard the rains muddy up that lake and turn off the bite? Any suggestions on any good lakes to try this weekend? Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.


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#11612439 - 05/19/16 11:17 AM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
squirrelhunter09 Offline
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
I'll try to narrow it down... Looking at Whitney, Richland Chambers, and Cooper? Any ideas??

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#11612449 - 05/19/16 11:21 AM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
Chris Richardson Offline
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Loc: Athens, Tx
Don't know much about cooper but Whitney is beautiful and loaded with striper. Chambers has a great white bass and undersized hybrid bite right now.
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#11612580 - 05/19/16 12:13 PM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
squirrelhunter09 Offline
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
That's good to hear about whitney. I heard it was down for a while but I guess it's back.. may be worth a shot.

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#11613203 - 05/19/16 05:03 PM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
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Rc reports been stellar for numbers,I enjoy Whitney but it can be difficult and Cooper been muddy for a year with no good reports but I have not fished it myself in a couple years
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#11613545 - 05/19/16 07:55 PM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
squirrelhunter09 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/09
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Loc: Midlothian, TX
Thanks for the feedback, it's hard to decide what's good anymore with all the rains. just trying to decide which lake to hit.

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#11613625 - 05/19/16 08:33 PM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
me and the boys Offline
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Registered: 01/08/10
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Loc: Joshua TX
Whitney is closed,
Rc has mixed reports check out cedar creek

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#11614066 - 05/20/16 06:17 AM Re: Striper / Hybrid Lake for Last Minute Camping, Fishing Trip?? [Re: squirrelhunter09]
bowhunter247 Offline
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Registered: 04/14/10
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Loc: Irving Texas
The water turned muddy from yesterday's rain, still going to get on the water when the old man gets out of bed. Catching bait at the discharge side of the spillway is too easy. Walk out onto the concrete walk way, throw your net, as soon as it hit the water, pull it in. Word of advice, use a 4 ft net, if you let it sink, it will be too heavy to pull in. Threadfin shad are in there thick, approx 4" long. Lots of people fishing on discharge side.
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