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#12254830 - 05/20/17 03:35 PM Long time check in and Raven report
mwrose777 Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/01/11
Posts: 490
Loc: Pearland, TX
Been some time since I've logged in or even gone sunfishing! When I do get to fish, it's been saltwater for the last couple years, but I got my dad and grandfather on some decent bream today at Lake Raven!

Very few on beds- mostly shallow around timber. All caught on gulp 1" minnows on a 1/64 jig under a cork or a half Berkeley trout worm rigged the same way. Kept about a two dozen, biggest going 10". I think if the weather gets hotter they'll really turn on!






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#12254855 - 05/20/17 04:07 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 42217
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish and nice post. Glad to see you posting and looking forward to reading more. thumb
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#12255423 - 05/21/17 07:57 AM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11367
Loc: San Antonio TX
Those are some nice one's. Love post like these when I see family fishing together. Good job Sir. woot


Side note. Raven is on my to do list. Have you seen any kayakers on Raven? Is the lake a good lake for kayaks?

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#12255453 - 05/21/17 08:12 AM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
Hunter498 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 274
Loc: Huntsville, Texas
Lake Raven is about 3 mins from my casa. It is a good place to kayak, the gators will not bother you but might make you a little nervous. Great panfishing!

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#12255777 - 05/21/17 12:29 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3137
Loc: Brenham, TX
Great fish. Thanks for posting. I love that little lake and have been planning to get up there soon.

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#12255985 - 05/21/17 04:25 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
Yakker newbie Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/29/17
Posts: 4
Loc: Brazoria County, Texas
Huntsville SP has always been our "go to" camping spot. We take out the kayaks each time and catch big blue gill along banks with tall reeds. Gators have only been an issue for us at night when a few will patrol the fishing piers.
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#12255995 - 05/21/17 04:39 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
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Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 9304
Loc: Feeding Time
Another gator pic!

Good looking fish MWROSE
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#12256511 - 05/21/17 11:52 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
jagg Offline
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Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3922
Loc: South Texas
Nice! cheers

Raven is a really good bluegill lake! They have dropped sharelunkers in there in the past, so it keeps the bluegill numbers down so the good genes bluegill have less competition. I used to make a trip to Raven at least once a year. Normally in the Spring before the gators start moving better. Gonna have to start making trips out there again.
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#12256869 - 05/22/17 09:21 AM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
mwrose777 Offline
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Registered: 08/01/11
Posts: 490
Loc: Pearland, TX
Thanks for all the replies- good to see some of the same people still posting after the last few years!

Raven is fantastic- before I sold my kayaks it was my favorite place to yak. Fish always biting, gators and other wildlife always out and about. I missed bream fishing. We are already planning another trip.

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#12256895 - 05/22/17 09:34 AM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10899
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice slabs. I have heard great things about Raven! Good times with family are hard to beat!




Side Note: That is one BIG Gator!

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#12258011 - 05/22/17 08:59 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: banker-always fishing]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 844
Loc: La vernia tx
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Nice fish and nice post. Glad to see you posting and looking forward to reading more. thumb



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#12266681 - 05/28/17 12:20 PM Re: Long time check in and Raven report [Re: mwrose777]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11367
Loc: San Antonio TX
Thanks Hunter 498 and mwrose777 for the information. Hope to make it out there this fall. woot

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