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#11662719 - 06/12/16 05:19 PM Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice
01champion Offline
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Registered: 05/17/11
Posts: 38
Loc: Anderson, TX
I will making a trip to Lake Travis this Tuesday through Thursday. I've been on the lake just not for fishing. I'm looking for any advice on; what patterns to look for, depths, lures, colors, locations...basically any help that will help me get some in the boat. I will be launching at Lakeway Marina.
Thanks in advance for the help.

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#11662872 - 06/12/16 06:41 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
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Registered: 01/30/16
Posts: 82
Loc: texas
My go to bait on Travis is a smoke grub on spinning rig for numbers. Start at bank and walk it down the ledges. Head south out of Lakeway marina past crosswater marina and pull into hurst creek. It's all there. Shallow,deep,ledges,brush and grass. I live in Lakeway and have a place at Fork. Good luck. JD
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#11662894 - 06/12/16 06:48 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 5851
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Lake just caught a ton of new water and is falling fast. I'd concentrate around brush on points and also fish bluff walls. Keep it simple. Topwaters early and a Tx rigged baby brush hog during the day. Shakey heads and flukes are always good too.

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#11663355 - 06/12/16 10:48 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
jcombsiv Offline
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Registered: 08/10/14
Posts: 225
Loc: Leander, TX
Had decent luck fishing deep diving cranks before the crazy water levels. Along bluff walls with T rigged worms too. Drop Shot will put fish in the boat you spot suspended as well.

As for spots, bluff walls and creek beds work well for me

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#11663826 - 06/13/16 09:57 AM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
fivebites Offline
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Registered: 02/09/05
Posts: 369
Loc: carrollton
Champ, unless you have a boat already in the water better check on ramp openings. As of a few days ago all ramps on Travis were closed. Haven't seen any reports since last Friday, but would be a good idea to find out before you make the trip. The lake was up 11' last week, but dropped to 5' high as of this morning. Good luck. I just moved down here so let us know how you do!!

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#11663835 - 06/13/16 10:00 AM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
atisch12 Offline
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Registered: 09/11/13
Posts: 136
Loc: San Antonio, TX
I think the lake opened again on Friday. Not sure which ramps are open though.

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#11665035 - 06/13/16 05:12 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
01champion Offline
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Registered: 05/17/11
Posts: 38
Loc: Anderson, TX
Five, I have checked with Lakeway Marina & the ramp there is opened, thanks for the reminder. Guys I really appreciate the advice. Hogbus I'll be hitting up Hurst Creek Tuesday afternoon when I get there, sure sounds good.
What colors have you guys had the best luck with. As far as soft plastics I have just about every combination that includes watermelon & pumpkin, these are the colors I've found to work best where I usually fish.
Guys thanks again for the help!
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#11666227 - 06/14/16 09:24 AM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: hogbus]
01champion Offline
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Registered: 05/17/11
Posts: 38
Loc: Anderson, TX
Hogbus, what colors have you found to work the best for you at LT?

I really appreciate your help & advice. I'll keep you posted on how I do today when I get there (Hurst Creek)
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#11666608 - 06/14/16 11:56 AM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
Chris Coufal Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1402
Loc: Austin, Tx
GP is the ONLY color.....throw all the rest away wink
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#11667100 - 06/14/16 03:12 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 484
Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
Texas rigged 1/4 oz weight on Plum with blue flake 4" ringworm: 1/8 lead head jig with smoke glitter grub...if water temp is over 80* 4" firecracker ringworm with blue tail 3/8oz weight on rockslides in the drains 20-30' water depth

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#11667152 - 06/14/16 03:36 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: Curtbass]
hogbus Online   content
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Registered: 01/30/16
Posts: 82
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: Curtbass
Texas rigged 1/4 oz weight on Plum with blue flake 4" ringworm: 1/8 lead head jig with smoke glitter grub...if water temp is over 80* 4" firecracker ringworm with blue tail 3/8oz weight on rockslides in the drains 20-30' water depth

Yep. That is all you need. I also throw a blue fleck t rig power worm. JD
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#11667241 - 06/14/16 04:26 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
T Bird Online   content
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Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 3933
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
Let me think. Summer time, 2,347 boat docks on the lake. Got it! Good luck. banana
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#11671926 - 06/16/16 04:30 PM Re: Lake Travis patterns and/or spot advice [Re: 01champion]
hogbus Online   content
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Registered: 01/30/16
Posts: 82
Loc: texas
Champ, tell us a fish story please. JD
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