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#11893632 - 10/21/16 11:13 PM Yegua Creek Hogs
fishr3 Offline

Registered: 04/06/03
Posts: 156
Loc: Katy,TX
I paddled up Yegua creek this morning around 8AM in search of crappie. What I found was something completely different. Wild hogs were rooting along the bank and largemouth bass were feeding in the waters below. At first I thought I was going to get a nice stringer of crappie. My first and only crappie was a good 12 incher, but then I proceeded to catch bass the rest of the day. It was challenging using 8# test line and a light weight rod. The bass were killing a Zoom 4" fat albert curly tail grub. I lost a few big bucket mouth bass, but I got to see some great aerial acrobatics. Fishing was just crazy good today. I had bass hit my jig when it was dangling in the water beside my kayak. I had bass come unhooked and would hook another before finishing the retrieve. I had fish eating the jig before I could even start my retrieve. I left em still biting at 2pm.

Edited by fishr3 (10/23/16 03:40 PM)

#11893982 - 10/22/16 10:31 AM Re: Yegua Creek Hogs [Re: fishr3]
doctorliver Offline

Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 123
Loc: Cypress, Texas
The bass fishing has been ridiculous on the Yegua. Ran into the same herd of hogs about 2 weeks ago. Didn't spook them either. They all just came to the waters edge and watched me paddle onwards.

#11894376 - 10/22/16 03:36 PM Re: Yegua Creek Hogs [Re: fishr3]
fishr3 Offline

Registered: 04/06/03
Posts: 156
Loc: Katy,TX
My video from Friday Oct. 21

#11894474 - 10/22/16 04:40 PM Re: Yegua Creek Hogs [Re: fishr3]
J-Moe Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3137
Loc: Brenham, TX
Awesome post thumb

You hit that first Sweet spot and didn't have to move. I don't have the energy to kayak my barge all the way to the Yegua, so we've been kayaking up Nails. I sure wish Newman's bottom was open.

I went up to Irwin bridge this afternoon. The water was absolutely crystal clear around the bridge.

#11895118 - 10/23/16 01:30 AM Re: Yegua Creek Hogs [Re: fishr3]
Mudman63 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/27/12
Posts: 2013
Loc: Spring & New Braunfels, Texas
Good times. Thanks for posting.


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