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#12543775 - 12/19/17 12:31 PM Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake
opie Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/25/16
Posts: 10
Im headed to Inks lake in the next few weeks. I would like to fish for guadalupe bass. I need advice on lures (can I use my black bass lures), line size anything would be helpful. I will be in my kayak. Thanks for the help. God Bless.

#12543903 - 12/19/17 01:55 PM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
Dosser Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/15/10
Posts: 2300
I hope you are going before Jan 1st. The TPWD has a statement out about a draw down of 8ft from Jan 1st to Feb 18th. Says the ramp and everything will be closed. I don't know if that will affect you being in a kayak or not, but you might touch base with state park officials down there

#12544012 - 12/19/17 03:13 PM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
bigbass94 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4229
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Don't know if you're tied down to Inks but have you considered Lake Travis for Guadalupe Bass? It's much better.
"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles." - Doug Larson

#12544017 - 12/19/17 03:16 PM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
Curtbass Offline
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Registered: 04/17/15
Posts: 1400
Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
1/8oz leadhead jig, 2" smoke glitter grub.... Guadalupe city!!!
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#12544123 - 12/19/17 04:54 PM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7313
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Typical light tackle stuff. Shaky heads with finesse works and small crankbait. They like small swimbaits like a keitech 4" too

#12544217 - 12/19/17 05:59 PM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
Chris Coufal Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1453
Loc: Austin, Tx
Instead of Inks, I'd go to Buchanan only 5 mins away. There are some huge guads in there! My buddy caught the lake record last year.


Edited by Chris Coufal (12/19/17 06:02 PM)

#12544745 - 12/20/17 08:23 AM Re: Guadalupe bass on Inks Lake [Re: opie]
Matt Newsom Online   content

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 24
Travis is a great lake for Guads but you have to know how to fish them. Guads like crawfish a lot more than LMB so anything that mimics them is best. Dont just beat the bank like you would for LMB. Find main lake points ~30Ft of water with a drop off. Use your electronics to mark them then stop and drop right on top of them. Most succesfull stuff I have seen is a shaky head and a baby brush hog, jig with craw type trailer, or carolina rig.



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