Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
bass steve, Cohanky, Bryce Mitchell, beverage202, Flounder Grey
104052 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84266
hopalong 76092
Pilothawk 74259
JDavis7873® 67381
John175 ® 62243
FattyMcButterpants 60649
Tritonman 57331
Derek 57204
SkeeterRonnie 52735
LoneStarSon® 52608
facebook
Forum Stats
104052 Members
61 Forums
833805 Topics
11910729 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12016201 - 01/02/17 01:50 PM New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River
Hookinup Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/07/15
Posts: 221
Loc: Texas
Sure was fun.
Fished the same area as Christmas day.
8am-3pm

I must of caught well over 100 small Whitebass that were 6"-10" & only a few 13"-14" that I kept.
I know 10" is legal but, not much meat to make them worth cleaning for me.

About 12:30 I caught my 1rst Striper of the new year.
Measured 20" so I kept it.
Caught 2 more that were 17" so back to the water they went.

Caught 1 Hybrid on my homemade Roostertail type spinner & more on fresh shad.
All of them were 17"-17.5"
Back to the water they went.

I caught the 1rst Striper on a 2" chrome spoon.
The others bit fresh shad on the bottom.

By 3pm my arms & lower back was sore so I went home.
Going again Friday or Monday.
I'm taking a top water plug & some more chrome spoons.

20" striper & Whitebass



17" Hybrid on a yellow spinner bait


Top
#12016269 - 01/02/17 02:37 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Coffeebreak Online   happy
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/20/14
Posts: 240
Loc: Euless
Nice stringer

Top
#12016319 - 01/02/17 03:07 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 38726
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice post and fish. Good job. cheers
_________________________


IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


Top
#12019816 - 01/04/17 11:36 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Hookinup Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/07/15
Posts: 221
Loc: Texas
Didn't go last Monday.
I may go again this Friday or next Monday.
It should get way better in the next 2-3 weeks as the run progresses.
I think the end of January should be hot.



.

Top
#12020337 - 01/04/17 04:05 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
TXfisherman12 Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 309
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
Originally Posted By: Hookinup
Sure was fun.
Fished the same area as Christmas day.
8am-3pm

I must of caught well over 100 small Whitebass that were 6"-10" & only a few 13"-14" that I kept.
I know 10" is legal but, not much meat to make them worth cleaning for me.

About 12:30 I caught my 1rst Striper of the new year.
Measured 20" so I kept it.
Caught 2 more that were 17" so back to the water they went.

Caught 1 Hybrid on my homemade Roostertail type spinner & more on fresh shad.
All of them were 17"-17.5"
Back to the water they went.

I caught the 1rst Striper on a 2" chrome spoon.
The others bit fresh shad on the bottom.

By 3pm my arms & lower back was sore so I went home.
Going again Friday or Monday.
I'm taking a top water plug & some more chrome spoons.

20" striper & Whitebass



17" Hybrid on a yellow spinner bait







Great job! Seeing pictures like this makes me want to get out there and catch some white bass. Which one is the striper?
_________________________
It was a different world when we were boys and girls....

Top
#12023276 - 01/05/17 09:51 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: TXfisherman12]
Hookinup Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/07/15
Posts: 221
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: TXfisherman12

Great job! Seeing pictures like this makes me want to get out there and catch some white bass. Which one is the striper?


Hard to tell with all those big fish huh ?
Maybe top right ?





10am today the lot still had room for more boats.
Water still looks green & clean.







.

Top
#12025610 - 01/07/17 12:38 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
cope102 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/09/15
Posts: 69
Originally Posted By: Hookinup
Originally Posted By: TXfisherman12

Great job! Seeing pictures like this makes me want to get out there and catch some white bass. Which one is the striper?


Hard to tell with all those big fish huh ?
Maybe top right ?


WHERE IS THIS RAMP IN PICTURE?


10am today the lot still had room for more boats.
Water still looks green & clean.







.

Top
#12025619 - 01/07/17 01:10 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
moonriver Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/15/09
Posts: 4778
Loc: Dallas, Texas
which part of Trinity river is this? Just looking for a place to lunch Kayak.
_________________________

Top
#12026614 - 01/07/17 06:35 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: moonriver]
Hookinup Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/07/15
Posts: 221
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: moonriver
which part of Trinity river is this? Just looking for a place to lunch Kayak.


Riverside on HWY 19


This morning was #&^!&%# COLD at 20 degrees.
We tried another area looking for deep holes & we found a few.
Looks like it's getting better by the day.



.

Top
#12027441 - 01/08/17 10:25 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Gitter Done Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 9304
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Awesome thread!

Top
#12033461 - 01/11/17 08:42 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Laker One Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10062
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish. woot

Top
#12038997 - 01/14/17 10:17 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
TxDanFishMan Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 326
Loc: Keller, Texas
Originally Posted By: Hookinup
Originally Posted By: moonriver
which part of Trinity river is this? Just looking for a place to lunch Kayak.


Riverside on HWY 19


This morning was #&^!&%# COLD at 20 degrees.
We tried another area looking for deep holes & we found a few.
Looks like it's getting better by the day.



.


I cant find this spot on a map, can you give a few more details on location?
Is this the same Hwy 19 that goes through Athens or maybe some nearby cities?
_________________________
Slide right, coming in .... Fish On!

Top
#12039011 - 01/14/17 10:22 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: TxDanFishMan]
TxDanFishMan Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 326
Loc: Keller, Texas
Originally Posted By: TxDanFishMan
Originally Posted By: Hookinup
Originally Posted By: moonriver
which part of Trinity river is this? Just looking for a place to lunch Kayak.


Riverside on HWY 19


This morning was #&^!&%# COLD at 20 degrees.
We tried another area looking for deep holes & we found a few.
Looks like it's getting better by the day.



.


I cant find this spot on a map, can you give a few more details on location?
Is this the same Hwy 19 that goes through Athens or maybe some nearby cities?


OK, I found it now, heading into Lake Livingston, that makes more sense why there are lots of whites in there this time of the year.
_________________________
Slide right, coming in .... Fish On!

Top
#12039729 - 01/14/17 06:25 PM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Scoundrel Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 552
Loc: Bedrock.
Get with the program TXDFM. taz

Top
#12044986 - 01/17/17 11:08 AM Re: New Years Eve smack down on the Trinity River [Re: Hookinup]
Buzz22 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/16/15
Posts: 4
is this near Dallas area? thanks

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide