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#11753432 - 08/01/16 02:58 PM Lake Tyler Help!
Windbreaker Offline
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Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
Anybody fish lake Tyler for whites and hybrids that could offer some help?

I fish RC, but heading over to Lake Tyler to meet up with some friends and figured I would bring the boat along with me. Figured I get as much help as I could before I head over.
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#11753484 - 08/01/16 03:14 PM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
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Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
Last time I checked , Lake Tyler had neither species.

Crappie or green trash fish would be your best options.

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#11753992 - 08/01/16 07:50 PM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
Custom Rod Maker Offline
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Registered: 07/04/15
Posts: 34
Loc: Flint Texas
Lake Tyler has Whites but never seen a hybrid troll and look for bait balls and you will find them.

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#11754695 - 08/02/16 09:24 AM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
Windbreaker Offline
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Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
Any specific areas I should start? I can find humps and points no problem. Was looking for more specific spots.
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#11755705 - 08/02/16 07:35 PM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3656
Loc: Longview, Tx
Tyler does both white bass and hybrids in it. I have never caught a legal hybrid. Everything has been undersized. The white bass tend to move around so just check humps and points. All of the hybrids have been caught trolling points and humps.

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#11756094 - 08/03/16 12:44 AM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
CoachCBA Offline
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Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 5441
Loc: Whitehouse, TX
It seems like the white bass population has gone down quite a bit in the last couple years, granted I haven't fished it much this year. Three years ago there were giant sandies everywhere.
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#11757413 - 08/03/16 06:55 PM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: CoachCBA]
stewage Offline
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Registered: 03/13/15
Posts: 139
Loc: Lake Dallas
Originally Posted By: CoachCBA
It seems like the white bass population has gone down quite a bit in the last couple years, granted I haven't fished it much this year. Three years ago there were giant sandies everywhere.


Lake Tyler doesn't have any year round rivers or streams feeding it(that I am aware of) like most of the big lakes in the area, so they tend to have issues spawning. It is also possible that a lot of them went over the spillway as well, with the lake being up so high both this year and last year.

But there are certainly fish there, I see them schooling from time to time, both on the sonar and breaking the surface, and have caught a few heavy sandies over the past few years. I don't target them out there though, so what I do catch are mostly incidentals.

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#11758364 - 08/04/16 10:37 AM Re: Lake Tyler Help! [Re: Windbreaker]
Windbreaker Offline
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Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it.
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