Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Rippinlips1187, zpaxton14, Coffee Creek Landing, Beard111, sprice
107805 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 88416
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76330
JDavis7873® 67390
John175® 67265
FattyMcButterpants 60846
Derek 🐝 60071
Tritonman 57958
LoneStarSon® 54330
SkeeterRonnie 53341
facebook
Forum Stats
107805 Members
60 Forums
808324 Topics
10238505 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11800902 - 08/28/16 08:08 AM Thumping season
wgpj Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/17/10
Posts: 483
Loc: Canyon Lake
Does thumping really have a season? Meaning it only works at certain times of the year. I recently moved to Canyon Lake and am an extremely frustrated White seeker. I just heard about thumping, know nothing about it, and will appreciate any advice.

Top
#11801017 - 08/28/16 09:37 AM Re: Thumping season [Re: wgpj]
jbobo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 2914
Loc: springtown,tx.
Thumping will work year round except when the fish are already shallow like in the spring time. Sometimes it works then also.
From what I have found if the fish are less than 12 to 15 ft. deep it will not attract them as well as other times.
Late fall and winter are ideal times for thumping. Summer, when the fish are deeper trying to find cooler water, it works fairly well also.
I look for scattered bait balls and maybe a fish or two in water that is deeper than 15 ft. on my sonar, and start thumping.
Usually the bait will move in first, then you will see diagonal lines from bottom left to top right on your sonar. That is fish chasing shad up from the bottom. Hold on to your rods tight.
_________________________
22 ft. Wellcraft Deep V CC
817-220-2312
Bridgeport/Eagle Mountain/Possum Kingdom/ Lake Texoma
www.bobosguideservice.com
www.bobosthumper.com
www.nekidtackle.com Home of the RonRig!

Top
#11801888 - 08/28/16 09:25 PM Re: Thumping season [Re: wgpj]
CB Aggie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/04/15
Posts: 86
Agreed with above. I thump nearly year round. Many times in spring (March and April, even into May) I have found whites roaming in 30-40 FOW on Lake livingston and get them piled under the boat. Bait depth is critical when it comes to thumping in deeper water!

Top
#11802393 - 08/29/16 09:42 AM Re: Thumping season [Re: wgpj]
BrandoA Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 3216
Loc: Marble Falls
jbobo hit it pretty much spot on.

Top
#11805602 - 08/31/16 12:22 AM Re: Thumping season [Re: wgpj]
Southtxangler22 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/17/15
Posts: 256
I also fish canyon for whites and striper... I did really good up until the boaters and hot summer sun came out.. However with the recent rains and cooling temps I've seen some good reports on the top water striper. As we cool off, fish begin to show themselves more and the bird activity is always worth looking for. Fish will begin to move towards the river also.. That lake is generally tough, but when it's on, it's an awesome place to catch whites and stripers.

Top
#11807522 - 09/01/16 08:45 AM Re: Thumping season [Re: Southtxangler22]
wgpj Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/17/10
Posts: 483
Loc: Canyon Lake
Thanks all for the tips. I appreciate it and will give it a shot.

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide