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#11716471 - 07/11/16 09:53 AM Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts
Texascajun69 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 572
Loc: Midlothian, Texas, USA
I will be making my first trip to Lake Falcon in about 3 or 4 weeks. I have a tournament down there in late September. I would like to hear any suggestions about fishing the lake. Should I get a Mexican fishing license. If so where can I purchase one. Is there any special baits (sizes or colors) that work better than others.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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#11716473 - 07/11/16 09:54 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 44471
Loc: Houston, TX
www.tackleandrods.com

Everything you need right here. Call James or Tom just prior to your trip for best baits, colors, etc. And yes, buy the Mexican license. Unless you want to limit yourself to 1/2 the lake come tournament day.
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#11716484 - 07/11/16 09:59 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Texascajun69 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 572
Loc: Midlothian, Texas, USA
Thanks I will put this in my cell phone.
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#11716504 - 07/11/16 10:04 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 44471
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: Texascajun69
Thanks I will put this in my cell phone.


Be sure to go by their store and introduce yourself. If you get in a bind on the water, the Bendele brothers are good folks and have helped countless hundreds of anglers over the years.
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#11716566 - 07/11/16 10:28 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Texascajun69 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 572
Loc: Midlothian, Texas, USA
I put their phone number and their website in my phone. I have to have knee surgery this Friday, so will be down a couple of weeks. Plan on going down for weekend when I get on my feet.

I will tell them you said to look them up.
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#11716603 - 07/11/16 10:46 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
TxFisherman03 Offline
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Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 444
Loc: Arlington, Tx
Speaking of cell phone. Be aware of international roaming charges. Call your cell provider or turn off roaming on your cell. Or just be prepared and not shocked when you get a bill that's crazy...
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#11716644 - 07/11/16 10:59 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Texascajun69 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 572
Loc: Midlothian, Texas, USA
wow. Did not think about that. I will definitely have to do that. Does if come into play if I cross into Mexico or is it anywhere on the lake. Just Curious
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#11716695 - 07/11/16 11:18 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 6516
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
I think you can add international plans relatively cheap on most carriers.

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#11716698 - 07/11/16 11:20 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Topwater2 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/14
Posts: 682
You are so close to the border it's hard for the cell tower to distinguished exactly where you are at. If you cross over into mexico, everyone on the boat must have a fishing license, fishing or not.
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#11716770 - 07/11/16 11:55 AM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Rick Collis Offline
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Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 473
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Originally Posted By: Texascajun69
wow. Did not think about that. I will definitely have to do that. Does if come into play if I cross into Mexico or is it anywhere on the lake. Just Curious

Turn off international roaming on your phone and you will be fine.
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#11716884 - 07/11/16 12:43 PM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
bassmanrudy Offline
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Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 580
Loc: Bossier City, LA
Good luck on your trip down there!! One place on my bucket list for sure! I met a guy who fishes almost nothing but black/blue DD-22s down that way. He had prob 200 in a box. Said you get hung up in the rocks and just break off so you don't scare the school. Most of the baits would float back up.



Illegal to fish in Mexico without a license but obviously not for them to enter and live in the US without ANY permission/license/etc. Sorry not that kind of post but rubs me raw seeing all the warnings about crossing the line...
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#11716984 - 07/11/16 01:27 PM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: bassmanrudy]
Epic backlash Offline
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Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 582
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: bassmanrudy
Good luck on your trip down there!! One place on my bucket list for sure! I met a guy who fishes almost nothing but black/blue DD-22s down that way. He had prob 200 in a box. Said you get hung up in the rocks and just break off so you don't scare the school. Most of the baits would float back up.



Illegal to fish in Mexico without a license but obviously not for them to enter and live in the US without ANY permission/license/etc. Sorry not that kind of post but rubs me raw seeing all the warnings about crossing the line...



Not that kind of post but agree for sure, i see illegals fishing here all the time with no license.

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#11717002 - 07/11/16 01:37 PM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Epic backlash]
bassmanrudy Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 580
Loc: Bossier City, LA
Originally Posted By: Epic backlash
Originally Posted By: bassmanrudy
Good luck on your trip down there!! One place on my bucket list for sure! I met a guy who fishes almost nothing but black/blue DD-22s down that way. He had prob 200 in a box. Said you get hung up in the rocks and just break off so you don't scare the school. Most of the baits would float back up.



Illegal to fish in Mexico without a license but obviously not for them to enter and live in the US without ANY permission/license/etc. Sorry not that kind of post but rubs me raw seeing all the warnings about crossing the line...



Not that kind of post but agree for sure, i see illegals fishing here all the time with no license.


fished Tawakoni before saw dozens of guys with handlines fishing near the bridge... my boater was pissed cus he was on fish and couldn't get close as they had thrown out a long ways!


Edited by bassmanrudy (07/11/16 01:38 PM)
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#11717067 - 07/11/16 02:01 PM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
BassSAT Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/21/02
Posts: 1571
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
If you elect to stay on the Texas side of the lake, there is plenty
of lake to cover...

Places like OPEC, Big and Little Tiger, Government Cove, State Park,
and Valeno to name a few...

Just be careful with the winds, they can get bad in moments notice..!

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#11717078 - 07/11/16 02:08 PM Re: Lake Falcon- do's and don'ts [Re: Texascajun69]
Workfishngolf37 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/02/12
Posts: 541
Don't bring any unwanted attention to yourself.
Don't bring any illegals or drugs across.
Drink plenty of water.
Don't be in Mexican waters at dark.
Stop and eat catfish at Roberts fish and tackle restaurant. Tell him his buddy that lives near lake ivie sent you.

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