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#11655453 - 06/08/16 06:15 PM Twok Tips for beginner
amobo45 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/15
Posts: 79
The last couple trips to TWOK have been great for catfish. We are in by lunch skinning fish.
After We catch our limit we wanted to try some sandies or striper but had no luck.\
Any tips on what to use and where to go for these fish.
I have always catfished so i have no experience locating white fish

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#11655458 - 06/08/16 06:19 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
SeaPro-Todd Online   sleepy
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Registered: 04/04/05
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Loc: Richardson TX
There's a sand bass tourney this Saturday. You may get answers afterward roflmao
Welcome to the fun dark side smile
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#11656306 - 06/09/16 05:34 AM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
SuperDuck Offline
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Registered: 10/01/04
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Loc: Mesquite TX
Try Slab Spoons and Tail Spinners. Swimbaits are good too! Look for points and humps, and watch for working birds! Striper and White Bass catching is more like hunting. Keep moving if you don't catch fish in 20 mins! A good ToPo map will show you the humps and points. We have a few lures that might help smile

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#11656386 - 06/09/16 07:20 AM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
Streetwalker Offline
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Registered: 02/28/13
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Loc: Kaufman...kind of.
Look for working birds...good luck. Haven't seen working birds...or birds for that matter on Tawakoni for over a month.
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#11656713 - 06/09/16 09:53 AM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
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Look to the middle of the lake from time 2 time Rex

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#11657045 - 06/09/16 12:22 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
Streetwalker Offline
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Registered: 02/28/13
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Loc: Kaufman...kind of.
I spend a bit more time on the lake than you do Mike. Two days so far this week. No birds. It's starting to look like CC as far as bird activity.
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#11657155 - 06/09/16 01:21 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
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Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 229
Loc: Lake Tawakoni
Originally Posted By: amobo45
The last couple trips to TWOK have been great for catfish. We are in by lunch skinning fish.
After We catch our limit we wanted to try some sandies or striper but had no luck.\
Any tips on what to use and where to go for these fish.
I have always catfished so i have no experience locating white fish


Have you tried trolling a hell-pet off Sun Point?
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#11658090 - 06/09/16 09:41 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
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Registered: 07/19/05
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Loc: Tawakoni/Conejos County
^ Or finger point, or the Terrell pump and Greenville pump stations or...
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#11658435 - 06/10/16 07:28 AM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
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Registered: 03/26/12
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In the 90s we would anchor south east of two mile bridge in the river channel. Fish with foot long gizzards . Sometimes ya loose one in the timber but we caught some high teens and a few in the mid twenties. Try that. Lake might not be the same but that's a good place to start
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#11669430 - 06/15/16 02:32 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
flexpress Offline
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Loc: Terrell Tx
like streetwalker said no birds ...
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#11670489 - 06/15/16 10:13 PM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: amobo45]
liketofishalot Offline
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Registered: 01/06/09
Posts: 654
Loc: Burleson, tx
just look for the armada of guide boats that came in from Texoma. you will hear them before you see them. they generally travel in twos or threes
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#11670924 - 06/16/16 08:44 AM Re: Twok Tips for beginner [Re: River Mongrel]
Andrew Taylor Offline
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Registered: 03/01/14
Posts: 747
Loc: Emory, TX
Originally Posted By: River Mongrel
In the 90s we would anchor south east of two mile bridge in the river channel. Fish with foot long gizzards . Sometimes ya loose one in the timber but we caught some high teens and a few in the mid twenties. Try that. Lake might not be the same but that's a good place to start

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