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#11682663 - 06/22/16 04:08 PM Brazos river catfishing
NickH Offline
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Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 255
I am going to my new deer lease next weekend, the clear fork of the brazos runs through the lease. I have never fished rivers before, but I know it's a bit different than the lakes. Any advice on river fishing would be greatly appreciate . I do have a kayak there if I need to use it.

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#11682702 - 06/22/16 04:28 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
Laner Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 2427
Loc: Joshua, TX
Typically speaking, the Clear Fork of the Brazos runs very shallow, making for some tough fishing unless you happen to have deep hole access at your new lease. If you do have some deeper areas, your typical catfish set up should work great. Congrats on getting a deer lease with a piece of the Brazos in it by the way. If you have a piece of river running through your property out in west Texas, you're going to have an abundance of game, ranging from ducks, deer, hogs and varmints.
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#11682750 - 06/22/16 04:41 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
NickH Offline
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Awesome! Thanks. I'm looking forward to try out the fishing. I know the hunting at this place is awesome!lots of pigs, deer, and quail!

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#11682973 - 06/22/16 06:14 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
J Lowe Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Loc: Merkel
I would start by trying to catch bait out of it. Maybe take some worms or anything to catch some bluegill, then use what you catch to go after catfish. I've had good luck in the clear fork catching big channel cat and flatheads both on live bluegill.
Good luck to you.

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#11685007 - 06/23/16 04:48 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
spazm09 Offline
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Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1888
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Deepest hole you can find, fish the eddies

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#11686478 - 06/24/16 10:33 AM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1897
Loc: Weatherford, TX
outside bend holes with cover, eddies, woodpiles, sandbars adjacent to holes early and late.
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#11686569 - 06/24/16 11:13 AM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: G Love]
OPTIMUS PRIME Offline
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Registered: 05/20/10
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Loc: CYBERTRON
Originally Posted By: G Love
outside bend holes with cover, eddies, woodpiles, sandbars adjacent to holes early and late.


cheers
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#11686840 - 06/24/16 01:26 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: OPTIMUS PRIME]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1897
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Originally Posted By: OPTIMUS PRIME
Originally Posted By: G Love
outside bend holes with cover, eddies, woodpiles, sandbars adjacent to holes early and late.


cheers


Of course, none of that will work if there isn't any fish there hahaha

That's number 1 lol
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#11687447 - 06/24/16 06:56 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
NickH Offline
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Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 255
Wow. Awesome replies fellas! I'm stoked to get out there Friday and really get an idea of what is where in the river.

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#11689706 - 06/26/16 12:00 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
snake oil Offline
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Registered: 03/22/15
Posts: 112
We are between South Bend and Eliasville on FM701 and have more than a mile of the Clear Fork on our SE property line. Where are you from us........

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#11690536 - 06/26/16 09:11 PM Re: Brazos river catfishing [Re: NickH]
NickH Offline
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Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 255
About 10 miles west the way a crow flies of 283 and 209 intersection

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