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#12246099 - 05/15/17 09:28 AM mothersday weekend on Lake Travis
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin

a not quite 10" bluegill caught by Ashley...



this little 8.5" Bull Rio is thus far one of the prettiest fish I have ever seen...
with exception of the Rios, most of our fish are still suspended very deep and only now starting to transition into spawn colors. I did pick up our 1st Greenie of the year on the bank as well, so full fledge action is not far off. Last year of course we were fishing with at least 18' more water so all our data is pretty much not useful. Side note: Ash is catching 7 to 1 fish on live worms than I on artificial...that could be because she flat out can out fish me or the silly fish just want a real meal
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#12246181 - 05/15/17 10:11 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
1960texan Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 460
Loc: Knee deep in the Guadalupe.
Nice pics and report! It was a beautiful weekend to be out on the water.
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#12246480 - 05/15/17 01:03 PM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 41602
Loc: Universal City Tx.
As always nice report and fish! Bet one of you catch that 9 plus inch Rio this year! thumb
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#12247120 - 05/15/17 08:00 PM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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That is a sexy Rio nuts
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#12247389 - 05/15/17 10:35 PM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Pot licker Offline
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 256
Loc: SW Texas
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#12247579 - 05/16/17 06:58 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 2661
Loc: Austin, Tx
Gotta question your 18 ft number. Lake travis has been at 671 or higher since November of 2015.
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#12247798 - 05/16/17 09:01 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
boocat Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 990
Loc: Hill Country
What ramp would you recommend there for my 18 pontoon, not familiar with Travis, don't like crowded ramps. I will not go on weekends and probably will not go there once school is out. thanks

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#12247860 - 05/16/17 09:34 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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Registered: 12/27/15
Posts: 76
Loc: Central Texas
Nice fish. I haven't caught a rio grande perch since I was 14 years old. I might have to try farther south soon just to see if I can't fix that.

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#12247947 - 05/16/17 10:26 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Bob Landry]
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
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Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin
whatever, I happened to be fishing in the tops of the trees that are now outta the water....but sorry its not meeting to your standards.... sorry replace 18' with 13'....im a liar I guess. I was looking at the bank not the data....Thank you so much Bob Landry for pointing that fact out....how dare I misinform the people of TFF. This may well conclude my posts....
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#12247976 - 05/16/17 10:48 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3126
Loc: Brenham, TX
Enjoy the post and pictures, as always thumb

I haven't fished with anything besides the fly rod in over 6 months now so I expect Ash would be out fishing me 7 to 1 or better too. What I can't figure out is how she stays clean digging in worm dirt all day. I haven't figured out how to stop wiping it on my clothes grin

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#12248033 - 05/16/17 11:16 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Smithaven Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1864
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Originally Posted By: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan
whatever, I happened to be fishing in the tops of the trees that are now outta the water....but sorry its not meeting to your standards.... sorry replace 18' with 13'....im a liar I guess. I was looking at the bank not the data....Thank you so much Bob Landry for pointing that fact out....how dare I misinform the people of TFF. This may well conclude my posts....


Kent, all of us enjoy your reports and videos. Please do not stop.
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#12248425 - 05/16/17 03:42 PM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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Registered: 08/10/11
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Loc: Austin, Tx
And I also enjoy the posts, photos, and videos. No need for Kent to get his panties in a wad. I was just referring to the Lake Travis water level history, and since Nov of 2015, the Lake has varied between 671' and when it was shut down at 684'. Excuse the hell out of me for questioning anyone's facts.
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#12249382 - 05/17/17 08:05 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10676
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Love seeing and reading your post Kent Meadows Aka Team Hooligan! Keep em coming.





Side Note: Nice fish and report. Thanks for sharing. You truly know the Austin area fisheries.

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#12252931 - 05/19/17 07:48 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11118
Loc: San Antonio TX
Always enjoy your post including this one. Been following your post for years and learning a lot. Hope you keep em coming. woot

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#12262411 - 05/25/17 10:20 AM Re: mothersday weekend on Lake Travis [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
KCBen Offline
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Registered: 01/27/17
Posts: 2
Loc: Pflugerville Texas
Nice fish (Bull Rio)he would make a good screen saver.

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