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#12300502 - 06/19/17 07:57 AM Lake Grapevine
teamplayer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/28/06
Posts: 94
Loc: easttx
We will be staying on Lake Grapevine for a family reunion in two weeks. We will have cousins and BILaws. I will be pulling the boat from east Texas. The boys want to fish some.
I am asking for advice please. This will be a culture shock for me coming from east Texas to a metro lake. I would appreciate any pointers as far as baits, what to look for, need to bring, line size etc.
Thanks in advance for your help.

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#12300508 - 06/19/17 08:00 AM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5773
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Bring life jackets. The lake gets crazy with the wake boats. And bring your normal fishing stuff...bass are still bass...even in the metro mess.
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#12300570 - 06/19/17 08:40 AM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 18315
Loc: NRH, TX
Topwater in the morning, hard to beat a pop r on the Vine... but if you have some wind a walking bait and buzzbait will get it done. Once that dies out a fish mid depth cranks on mainlake points and secondary points. Shakey head and drop shot on the same points if you cant get them to take a moving bait. Good luck!
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#12301002 - 06/19/17 11:51 AM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
teamplayer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/28/06
Posts: 94
Loc: easttx
Thank you guys. We just want to go have a good time. Thanks for your help.

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#12301017 - 06/19/17 11:59 AM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
jwcromer Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/18/06
Posts: 2488
Loc: N. Richland Hills,Texas
it gets crazy out there on the weekend

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#12301482 - 06/19/17 04:11 PM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
bloo_rainger Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 3154
Loc: Tarrant
It will be full of people with very little idea of what they're doing. Just be careful....

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#12301847 - 06/19/17 08:46 PM Re: Lake Grapevine [Re: teamplayer]
JCG57 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/08/02
Posts: 1411
Loc: DFW
The boat traffic is never bad when I fish, which is usually only M-F these days, or sometimes early-to-mid mornings on the weekend. If there is a strong wind from a direction with the word "south" in it, which is the norm, the rocky points on the north shore line can be good for bass and whites. If you plan to keep any largemouth, note that Grapevine has a slot limit and you must return 14-18.

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