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#11860365 - 10/02/16 02:47 PM Recommendation for best Austin Lake
Tiltedtitan Offline
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Registered: 03/24/08
Posts: 266
Loc: Frisco, TX
Headed to Austin tomorrow. Anyone know which lake is best right now? Thanks for the help.
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#11860399 - 10/02/16 03:15 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
MagFluker Offline
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Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 881
Loc: NC (Formerly TX)
LBJ
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#11860585 - 10/02/16 04:57 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
Amberlamps Offline
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Registered: 10/02/13
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Loc: Austin, TX
2nd vote for LBJ.
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#11860614 - 10/02/16 05:08 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
Tiltedtitan Offline
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Registered: 03/24/08
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Loc: Frisco, TX
Thanks guys if that is too far. Which one between Austin, Travis and Decker?
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#11860644 - 10/02/16 05:24 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Registered: 01/06/07
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Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Travis

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#11861347 - 10/03/16 12:33 AM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
John P085 Offline
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Loc: La Grange,TX
Lady bird
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#11861738 - 10/03/16 09:23 AM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
jamesmc454 Offline
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Registered: 12/28/07
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Loc: Austin,tx
Had a good frog bite on Decker last night. Also caught some on a structure bug pitched into the reeds.

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#11863399 - 10/03/16 10:50 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
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Decker.... in the reeds!!!!
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#11865386 - 10/05/16 01:52 AM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
Tiltedtitan Offline
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Loc: Frisco, TX
Went with Decker good choice.
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#11866553 - 10/05/16 05:52 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
BroIncarnate Offline
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Registered: 03/20/14
Posts: 281
Loc: Austin, Texas
New to Austin bass fishing myself-- does decker have any decent bank access?


Edited by BroIncarnate (10/05/16 05:52 PM)

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#11878756 - 10/13/16 11:21 AM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
Stanfo Offline
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Registered: 05/26/15
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Loc: Texas
Walter is amazing.

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#11878835 - 10/13/16 12:10 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: BroIncarnate]
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Registered: 10/18/12
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Loc: Buda, Texas
Originally Posted By: BroIncarnate
New to Austin bass fishing myself-- does decker have any decent bank access?


There is bank access for fishing near the boat ramp area. Several anglers fish from the bank there.
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#11878856 - 10/13/16 12:26 PM Re: Recommendation for best Austin Lake [Re: Tiltedtitan]
centexdregre Offline
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Registered: 12/24/15
Posts: 20
Decker/Walter E long is a Lake for fishing reeds and surrounding grass. You can catch numbers and size. Bank access is pretty limited and I would imagine it would be hard to fish from the bank. Take a frog and punch rig

Lady Bird Lake is another Great Lake and you can catch big fish. You can only use your trolling motor here so plan accordingly. You can throw anything here, Frogs, whopper, Swim jigs and swim baits, drop shot, texas rig, jig. Fish the bridges and grass

Lake Austin used to be similar to lady bird but the carp ate all the grass. There are still big fish in there but you have to work to find them. Fish structure and docks

Lake Travis is up to normal levels and fishing good. You can catch numbers here with the occasional decent size fish. Lake has a little of everything so you can fish however you like. Right now if you fish shallow top water early and then move out to submerged trees you will do ok.

Lake LBJ is a constant level lake. You can catch numbers and size here. There is grass, docks, rock piles, and reeds so just pick what you like to do.

If you've never been to Austin and want to stay close stick with decker, lady bird, or Travis. Frog bite at decker is tough to beat. If you are willing to drive a little bit LBJ is great.


Edited by centexdregre (10/13/16 12:26 PM)

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