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#12632461 - 02/16/18 11:54 PM Jigs on Ray Roberts
Kick'n bass & take'n names Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 13
Anyone catching fish on jigs at Ray Roberts? Went out a few weeks ago and didn't have any luck. Any tips?

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#12632583 - 02/17/18 07:50 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
Delvec Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/09/02
Posts: 1701
Loc: Prosper,Tx. USA
Wait till the water hits 50 degrees, that's when the craw fish start coming outta their huts. That jig bite gets really good then. Not to say you can't catch fish on jigs right now, but you have to put that jig on their nose to get-em to bite right now. I'm catching a few on jigs but most of my fish are coming on moving baits or jerk baits right now.
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#12632612 - 02/17/18 08:09 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
Brutaldudeski Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/03/17
Posts: 84
I have fished a jig religiously on Ray rob since about November, I've only had a handful of good bites. Last week I had a bite on a black and blue jig/watermelon trailer that was extremely violent, total annihilation! For some reason Ray rob bass aren't big into jigs. That jig bite is addicting. Also the bite has been Tough regardless of bait.

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#12632647 - 02/17/18 08:34 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
94sktr Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/20/10
Posts: 586
back in the mid 90's thats all i would throw on Roberts. Love a jig bite.

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#12632704 - 02/17/18 09:23 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
Carter_sutherland Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/14/17
Posts: 7
I do pretty good on ray Roberts with a jig. But that’s not until mid March or April.

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#12632713 - 02/17/18 09:28 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2106
Loc: ft.worth
1oz football jig is real good in June-July
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#12632726 - 02/17/18 09:39 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Carter_sutherland]
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 848
Originally Posted By: Carter_sutherland
I do pretty good on ray Roberts with a jig. But that’s not until mid March or April.


same here.

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#12632815 - 02/17/18 10:33 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Delvec]
TX Strampion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 163
Loc: Anna
Originally Posted By: Delvec
Wait till the water hits 50 degrees, that's when the craw fish start coming outta their huts. That jig bite gets really good then. Not to say you can't catch fish on jigs right now, but you have to put that jig on their nose to get-em to bite right now. I'm catching a few on jigs but most of my fish are coming on moving baits or jerk baits right now.


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#12632951 - 02/17/18 12:07 PM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: TX Strampion]
Mike Keenan Offline
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Registered: 10/31/04
Posts: 10996
Loc: San Diego, Ca/ Sanger, Tx
Jigs don’t work on Ray Bob...
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#12633450 - 02/17/18 07:56 PM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
Chris B Online   content
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Registered: 05/02/03
Posts: 8530
Loc: Prosper, TX
My biggest bass on ray bob came on a jig. 9lb 15oz.
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#12633648 - 02/18/18 01:16 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Kick'n bass & take'n names]
TX Strampion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 163
Loc: Anna
I caught this one at RR this past Wednesday in 45 degree water. As Delvec stated, the water temperature isn't warm enough for crawfish to do their thing yet, but some are starting to move around. The color of the crawfish in the pic is a good indication that black, blue and green pumpkin are good colors to throw right now.



Who knows the what species of bass is in the pic?

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#12633653 - 02/18/18 01:34 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: TX Strampion]
Mike Keenan Offline
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Registered: 10/31/04
Posts: 10996
Loc: San Diego, Ca/ Sanger, Tx
Inhaled that jig, good job, maybe spotted bass?
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#12633654 - 02/18/18 02:07 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: Mike Keenan]
TX Strampion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/11/08
Posts: 163
Loc: Anna
Originally Posted By: Mike Keenan
Inhaled that jig, good job, maybe spotted bass?


That's not a jig. I know it's hard to make out, but it's the pincer of a huge crawfish. It was black/dark green with a small spot of orange on the tip. They'll stay dark like that for a while.

Yes, spotted bass. The single spot on the tongue is a dead giveaway



She was bigger than she appears in the pic. Pretty markings.

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#12633794 - 02/18/18 08:32 AM Re: Jigs on Ray Roberts [Re: TX Strampion]
Mike Keenan Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/31/04
Posts: 10996
Loc: San Diego, Ca/ Sanger, Tx
Great job, I’ve started walking the shorelines looking for crawdads to give me a better idea of what they are eating. Well if it’s possible I walk the area surrounding the ramp.
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