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#11963597 - 12/02/16 11:19 PM Another good day up the creek
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Registered: 04/06/03
Posts: 139
Loc: Katy,TX
I launched around 9:30 am Friday morning from Nails Creek SP and headed straight to Yegua creek in search of crappie. Crossing the open lake was a bit bumpy. I almost surfed a few of the waves. I put in the hours fishing the deeper holes of the creek and managed to fill the stringer with crappie, and I caught just as many bass. Most of the crappie were good size with only 3-4 under size crappie caught and released. A roadrunner with curly tail grub caught the most fish, but I also caught fish using a Wally Marshall slabalicious grub. I saw lots of baitfish activity on the surface. An eagle flew off from the big dead tree near the mouth of the creek as I was returning back to the launch. The lake crossing going back was so rough I wet my pants! I paddled against a headwind with waves crashing across my bow. Even with the wind, waves, and wet pants it was a good day to be on the water.





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#11963788 - 12/03/16 07:57 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 02/23/06
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Loc: Richardson TX
Success, well done, the wet pants were apparently well worth the enjoyment you had..
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#11963790 - 12/03/16 08:00 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish.

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#11963800 - 12/03/16 08:09 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 02/19/14
Posts: 43
Loc: Austin
great job. that's a pretty good paddle but well worth it. i almost wet my pants looking at your fish.

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#11963807 - 12/03/16 08:17 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 11/12/16
Posts: 41
Loc: Somerville Tx
Nice. Those waves are not any fun. You never know what your going to see when you come off the calm waters of Nails or Yegua and enter the open lake.
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#11963975 - 12/03/16 10:02 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Awesome post. thumb
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#11964654 - 12/03/16 06:39 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Very cool! That bass is a little football!
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#11964766 - 12/03/16 07:51 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Now this is the kind of report I was watching for.. Thanks for the heads-up and after this flood the whitebass will be up there too!..
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#11965144 - 12/04/16 02:05 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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#11965481 - 12/04/16 10:37 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 04/04/14
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Loc: Brenham, TX
Excellent!!!! Thanks for the report.

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#11967989 - 12/05/16 05:46 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: hook-line&sinker]
fishr3 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/03
Posts: 139
Loc: Katy,TX
Originally Posted By: hook-line&sinker
Now this is the kind of report I was watching for.. Thanks for the heads-up and after this flood the whitebass will be up there too!..

I could only watch so many fish tales videos before I just had to go up the creek and try my luck. And now we will all be watching for your reports to show us when the whitebass arrive.

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#11969307 - 12/06/16 11:55 AM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
Heath419 Online   content
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Registered: 12/05/16
Posts: 24
Loc: CenTex
The paddle across from Nails SP to the mouth looks to be a little over a mile from google maps, which isn't unreasonable. BUT is there any closer spots to the mouth of the Yegua to launch a kayak?

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#11969538 - 12/06/16 01:53 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: Heath419]
Bayou_Fennec Offline
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Registered: 02/19/14
Posts: 43
Loc: Austin
i believe do to the rains earlier this year, Nails Creek is the closest launch point right now. one at Newman's Bottom is closed.

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#11969562 - 12/06/16 02:03 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
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Registered: 12/05/16
Posts: 24
Loc: CenTex
Thanks for the info!

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#11970184 - 12/06/16 07:50 PM Re: Another good day up the creek [Re: fishr3]
KurtActual Offline
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Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 87
Loc: Cypress, TX
Can anyone drops some pins on a google map for a noob future-kayaker like me to navigate to Yegua Creek? PM if needed. Thanks in advance
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