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#11724245 - 07/15/16 10:22 AM Bastrop Troubles
twstephens77 Offline

Registered: 01/08/14
Posts: 115
Loc: College Station, TX
Took my little bro out to Bastrop in a kayak yesterday. Had never been there myself, but I've heard great things about it so I figured we'd give it a shot. Right after we put in I noticed the grass...tons of it...and my mouth started watering. I just knew we were gonna catch some bigguns. Fished for 7 hours and had one bite between the two of us, throwing T-Rigs, swimbaits, cranks, and frogs. I'm at a loss. Any ideas?
Fish count rising, GPA falling.

#11724489 - 07/15/16 12:30 PM Re: Bastrop Troubles [Re: twstephens77]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3147
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
The water is super hot there right now. I would suggest going deeper. Like, fishing some humps or fishing some points. If you find some grass that is in the 6-8ft range, you can throw plastics in there.
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson

"That was like watching the birth of Jesus!"-Urban Fisher

#11724889 - 07/15/16 03:48 PM Re: Bastrop Troubles [Re: twstephens77]
BassColonel Offline
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Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 771
Loc: Texas A&M University
Make sure you go back in Oct/Nov and then again in the Spring. Really a fantastic lake!
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