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#11637158 - 05/31/16 10:15 AM New (First Texoma Report)
American Striper Guide (Ken) Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/30/16
Posts: 15
Howdy everyone,

Ken here, I was a Striper guide for 5 years in New Mexico but decided to be closer to the grandkids. Loving the Texas life so far. I will be guiding on Lake Texoma, Tawakoni, and my son does fly-fishing trips at Broken Bow/Beaver's Bend and Texoma. He just graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries, so you could say he might be catching up to his old man's wit.

Catching striper this year definitely had its ups and downs (many,many downs). Patterns are finally emerging and I seem to have gotten the hang of things after some "above average" rain.

Limited out with 2 customers on whites. Caught roughly 90, threw back many small guys. Small stripers were in the mix with none being above 16 inches. Lost one big striper at boat(Rod tips up).By big I mean maybe 9-11 lbs.


Depth: All fish were caught in 10-15 feet of water.

Bait/Lure: Most fish came from a fat free shad bomber 10-12 ft. The rest came from 1/6 oz jigs with a pearl sassy shad with chartreuse tails and slabs made by ReAxtion Lures. (Thanks Joe, they worked great.)

Time: The bite was strong from 7-11 am and again from 3-6pm.

I will be going on a crappie/striper trip on Thursday and will keep the updates coming.

All the best and tight lines.


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#11637243 - 05/31/16 10:46 AM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
BADLANDER Offline
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Registered: 08/05/13
Posts: 412
Loc: DENTON TX
Very Nice, Thanks for the update.Lack of pressure will definitely help Im sure.
So your familiar with the Elephant Butte Monsters??!!!
Spent My first 18 yrs in NM.
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#11637277 - 05/31/16 10:56 AM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
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Registered: 03/12/07
Posts: 2442
Loc: TEXOMA
Ken dad said you gave it up and was training dogs???? Anyways guys that what it's like right now LOTS of sand bass and a mix of Striper mostly small but a few good uns smile welcome to TFF
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#11637323 - 05/31/16 11:07 AM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
American Striper Guide (Ken) Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/30/16
Posts: 15
I like training dogs but you cant beat the feeling of a tight line.

I did like those Elephant Butte monsters but the grandkids win out.

The 35 lb + stripers were nice though.




Grandkids win out.



Edited by American Striper Guide (Ken) (05/31/16 11:08 AM)
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#11637690 - 05/31/16 01:11 PM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
Chris Richardson Offline
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Registered: 04/28/09
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Loc: Athens, Tx
That citrus shad is a good color. I love fishing cranks
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#11639202 - 05/31/16 11:37 PM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
Cigga Offline
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Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 268
Loc: Frisco, TX
Welcome and good job on the haul. Thanks for the report.
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#11640911 - 06/01/16 05:19 PM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
Filletmaker Offline
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Registered: 12/17/09
Posts: 2595
Loc: Mesquite, Texas
welcome
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#11643920 - 06/02/16 09:39 PM Re: New (First Texoma Report) [Re: American Striper Guide (Ken)]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Solid post with some solid fish. Good job. cheers





Side Note: welcome To the Texas Fishing Forum. Glad to have you on board. thumb
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