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#12471394 - 10/19/17 01:39 PM Anyone been below Whitney?
augustus1994 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/23/12
Posts: 9
Has anyone fished the Brazos below Whitney lately?

I am looking into taking a kayak trip with my fly rod in a couple of weeks.

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#12471400 - 10/19/17 01:45 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Guessing you've seen some of those youtube videos.
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#12471463 - 10/19/17 02:51 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: collincountytx]
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Registered: 11/15/10
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Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Guessing you've seen some of those youtube videos.
I was fixing to say... Someone has been watching Jon B.
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#12471555 - 10/19/17 04:00 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 3035
Loc: Forney
It has been years since I've made that trip!!!

Lot of fun memories!!!



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People wanting to learn, watching idiots that don't know what they are doing doesn't help anyone.

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#12471556 - 10/19/17 04:01 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
RudiTexas Offline
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Registered: 04/09/17
Posts: 183
Loc: DFW
Yes used to fish it before it was cool, if you’re really wanting some good bass fishing take your kayak below possum kingdom. Get some 16 lbs fluorocarbon and a small 1/4-3/8 oz finesse jig and you’ll have a 20+ fish day with the bonus guad and smallmouth every now and then.
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#12473830 - 10/21/17 02:05 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
Txfiremn Offline
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Registered: 06/04/16
Posts: 117
Loc: Waco
Its VERY low right now but you'll still be able to find fish. Just be ready to do some walking. They recently installed a new generator and when they release there isn't much warning. The release is a lot quicker and the river will rise fast, just be ready. If anything you can float down to Dick's Canoes.

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#12476146 - 10/23/17 03:53 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
augustus1994 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/23/12
Posts: 9
Thanks for the replies! I'll post pics if I get into any fish.

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#12476855 - 10/24/17 08:33 AM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: augustus1994]
Txfiremn Offline
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Registered: 06/04/16
Posts: 117
Loc: Waco
A few from yesterday:






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#12476942 - 10/24/17 09:26 AM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: Txfiremn]
wacopops Offline
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Registered: 08/07/06
Posts: 745
Loc: waco tx
Txfiremn, I have been thinking about going up there. I have a 2 man bass buster so it will work good. What baits and presentations were you using. I am 75 so I move a little slower nowadays. thanks

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#12477212 - 10/24/17 12:49 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: RJF1423]
texasAUtiger Online   content
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Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 289
Loc: Waco, TX
Originally Posted By: RJF1423
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Guessing you've seen some of those youtube videos.
I was fixing to say... Someone has been watching Jon B.


Which ones are from Whitney (or the Whitney area)? I can't seem to tell the locations...

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#12477297 - 10/24/17 02:23 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: wacopops]
Txfiremn Offline
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Registered: 06/04/16
Posts: 117
Loc: Waco
Originally Posted By: wacopops
Txfiremn, I have been thinking about going up there. I have a 2 man bass buster so it will work good. What baits and presentations were you using. I am 75 so I move a little slower nowadays. thanks


Top water has been working well for me. I caught a few on a chartreuse black back square bill yesterday as well. T rigged and shakey heads work good in the deeper spots, as well as a finesse jig. Don't be afraid to throw your top water in the very shallow water, I've caught some big fish that way. I'm not sure how big the bass buster is but the water is very shallow in places. I usually have to drag my kayak 30-40 yards in some places.

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#12477418 - 10/24/17 03:54 PM Re: Anyone been below Whitney? [Re: Txfiremn]
wacopops Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/07/06
Posts: 745
Loc: waco tx
Thanks bass buster is 10'2 w/2.5 hp gas on rear and 30# trolling motor, pulls about 2" of water( big change from zx225 last year)


Edited by wacopops (10/24/17 03:56 PM)

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