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#11863899 - 10/04/16 10:19 AM Ray Roberts Information
Khay892 Offline
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Registered: 10/10/13
Posts: 7
My wife and I are headed to Ray Roberts for the first time this weekend. Any information on where to put in and or cautions while running the lake would be helpful. Also, any hints on what and where to fish would be nice!

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#11864113 - 10/04/16 12:09 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
propman Offline
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Registered: 04/06/10
Posts: 446
Loc: Pilot Point, TX
There boat ramps all around the lake, all are operated by the State Park system. $7.00 per person unless you have a yearly state park pass. I'd watch which way the wind is blowing from and launch from that side. ie. if the wind is out of the south, launch from a south side ramp. The lake can be brutal if the wind is above 10 - 15 mph because it seems to double over the water, so be prepared and always wear your life jacket while under way. Once you see telephone poles and/or trees it is time to slow down especially if you don't know the lake. Watch your graph for abrupt depth changes. I'd get a lake map from somewhere before you go, that way you'll have a ball perk idea of what is where under the surface. If you can, fish the windy side of the lake especially around points and any flats that are near-by. Top waters early and late will work. As of yesterday (Mon.) balls of bait fish are at about 20 - 25' with some occasionally being chased shallow by sand bass. Use catfish baits under trees where cormorants are roosting. Lots of small bass all over the place, big ones seem to be harder to find. Crappie and bass may be near or around the bridge pilings. Don't know what you are fishing for so other than that I can't help much but this should be a good start.


Edited by propman (10/04/16 12:12 PM)

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#11864117 - 10/04/16 12:12 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
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the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce
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#11864294 - 10/04/16 01:39 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: propman]
Khay892 Offline
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Registered: 10/10/13
Posts: 7
Thanks, I mainly bass fish. I will be sure to look at a map and watch my graph.

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#11864314 - 10/04/16 01:46 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
PlanoTom Offline
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Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 558
Go on YouTube and search Honey Hole Outdoors 2016 Ray Roberts. The water is lower than when they filmed it but that should get you some good info.

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#11864416 - 10/04/16 02:36 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Doug R.]
steve Mbass Offline
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Registered: 10/07/13
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Loc: Frisco
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce
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#11864441 - 10/04/16 02:49 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: steve Mbass]
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Originally Posted By: steve Mbass
[quote=Doug R.]the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce
de [/quote
Cold
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#11864573 - 10/04/16 04:00 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
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For your first trip on the lake I would say put in a jordan and fish sandbranch. probably the easiest place to get from one of the better ramps and has just about everything to offer.
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#11864911 - 10/04/16 07:39 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Doug R.]
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Registered: 01/20/07
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Loc: Southlake, Texas
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce


I know where the 31 hole is, where is the old windmill ? DELVEC help me fish

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#11865355 - 10/04/16 11:29 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
YAKaddict Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 532
Loc: Plano
Things get a lil strange on rr...wide open water with random hidden treasures that make themselves known , things that seem to be boat lanes that shoot up from 25 ft to 2 ft etc. I became good friends with a massive stump up near buck creek, ive never been the same since on any body of water. You never know what lurks right under the surface

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#11866408 - 10/05/16 04:34 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Happykamper]
Delvec Offline
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Registered: 02/09/02
Posts: 1691
Loc: Prosper,Tx. USA
Originally Posted By: Happykamper
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce


I know where the 31 hole is, where is the old windmill ? DELVEC help me fish


For all that are interested PM me for the GPS Cords, all but Kappyhamper banana
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#11866415 - 10/05/16 04:37 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Delvec]
Bruce's Guide Service Offline
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Registered: 09/04/03
Posts: 4069
Loc: southlake
Originally Posted By: Delvec
Originally Posted By: Happykamper
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce


I know where the 31 hole is, where is the old windmill ? DELVEC help me fish


For all that are interested PM me for the GPS Cords, all but Kappyhamper banana


You might as well tell them. They still gotta find it
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#11866471 - 10/05/16 05:03 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Khay892]
WAWI Online   content
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Registered: 05/18/07
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Loc: Aledo
Just make the easy run into indian, plenty to be caught there.

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#11867089 - 10/05/16 11:23 PM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: propman]
Dakota22 Offline
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Registered: 01/11/15
Posts: 180
Loc: Parker county
Originally Posted By: propman
There boat ramps all around the lake, all are operated by the State Park system. $7.00 per person unless you have a yearly state park pass. I'd watch which way the wind is blowing from and launch from that side. ie. if the wind is out of the south, launch from a south side ramp. The lake can be brutal if the wind is above 10 - 15 mph because it seems to double over the water, so be prepared and always wear your life jacket while under way. Once you see telephone poles and/or trees it is time to slow down especially if you don't know the lake. Watch your graph for abrupt depth changes. I'd get a lake map from somewhere before you go, that way you'll have a ball perk idea of what is where under the surface. If you can, fish the windy side of the lake especially around points and any flats that are near-by. Top waters early and late will work. As of yesterday (Mon.) balls of bait fish are at about 20 - 25' with some occasionally being chased shallow by sand bass. Use catfish baits under trees where cormorants are roosting. Lots of small bass all over the place, big ones seem to be harder to find. Crappie and bass may be near or around the bridge pilings. Don't know what you are fishing for so other than that I can't help much but this should be a good start.


Great Report! I might change my plans to Ray Bob instead this weekend.

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#11895295 - 10/23/16 09:36 AM Re: Ray Roberts Information [Re: Delvec]
BuffaloBrian Offline
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Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 476
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
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Originally Posted By: Delvec
Originally Posted By: Happykamper
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
the old windmill and the #31 hole should produce


I know where the 31 hole is, where is the old windmill ? DELVEC help me fish


For all that are interested PM me for the GPS Cords, all but Kappyhamper banana

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