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#12681375 - 03/20/18 12:57 PM Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels?
TeamTriton13 Offline
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Registered: 04/27/16
Posts: 48
Loc: Ft. Worth, TX
Gentlemen,

I have been blessed with having the last week of March and first week of April off of work. We would really like to spend that time sight fishing for bed fish. With all the rain we have had I know there are some visibility issues in East TX. I will go anywhere in the state, I would like to fish 2-3 lakes. Fork is already on the list as we go there every year and will be there end of 2nd week. Please help me with what lakes would be best, I don't need spots or info just to know where water is clear enough to see bed fish. Thank you for the help in advance

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#12681395 - 03/20/18 01:13 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
Justin DuBose Offline
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Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 1564
Loc: Justin, Texas
Go to Athens, water is clear and plenty of great site fishing opportunities. Also, Kurth Lake outside Lufkin has always been great for site fishing.
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#12681565 - 03/20/18 03:25 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
TeamTriton13 Offline
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Registered: 04/27/16
Posts: 48
Loc: Ft. Worth, TX
Thank you Justin! 1 out of 135 lookers responded. Come on guys help a brother out!

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#12681635 - 03/20/18 04:21 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
TajChauvin Offline
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Registered: 02/27/18
Posts: 52
Don’t let the reports of muddy water stop you from sight fishing fork.

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#12681639 - 03/20/18 04:23 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TajChauvin]
Ranger1 Offline
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Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 6341
Loc: Allen, Texas
You can find them on Fork now
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#12681834 - 03/20/18 07:00 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 8194
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Go to fork, kurth get in line on weekends. You won't see anything on kurth you wouldn't find on fork plus there's a better chance at a 12+ on fork

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#12681876 - 03/20/18 07:17 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
Ken Starling Offline
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Registered: 02/24/08
Posts: 2981
Loc: lake tawakoni
Lake Hawkins is a good clear lake as well, Fork, Athens
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#12681878 - 03/20/18 07:19 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6051
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Go to lewisville. Spot lock about 100 yards off of SneakyPetes. Watch the sights while ya fish.
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#12681953 - 03/20/18 07:57 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
thirtysixit Offline
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Registered: 01/11/16
Posts: 143
Loc: San Antonio, TX
LBJ has got clear water on the lower half. The shallow canals with the concrete boat slips should have a few in there.
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#12682015 - 03/20/18 08:36 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
H2ODawg67 Offline
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Registered: 04/07/17
Posts: 341
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Go to lewisville. Spot lock about 100 yards off of SneakyPetes. Watch the sights while ya fish.

Hmmm!!! Sounds like you've done this before Steez. You sound like a pro at it. If you had binoculars, that would be a game changer.
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#12682068 - 03/20/18 09:06 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
coachmas Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 2715
Loc: Back at Palestine
I can vouch for Athens and Houston county for sight fishing last week. Saw and caught several. Coach
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#12682134 - 03/20/18 09:38 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: H2ODawg67]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 6051
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: H2ODawg67
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Go to lewisville. Spot lock about 100 yards off of SneakyPetes. Watch the sights while ya fish.

Hmmm!!! Sounds like you've done this before Steez. You sound like a pro at it. If you had binoculars, that would be a game changer.
those binoculars are for "hippy hollow". Haha
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#12682182 - 03/20/18 10:08 PM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
criglizard Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/22/08
Posts: 407
Go to Alan Henry and/or Amistad. Long drives but awesome for sight fishing and you have a chance to find big fish.

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#12682355 - 03/21/18 06:56 AM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
JJHunts Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/26/10
Posts: 550
Go to PK. Fishing is great now & gin clear water on the lower-end. The full moon on 3-31 should stack them on the bank. Thank me later!

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#12682472 - 03/21/18 08:21 AM Re: Best Place for Sight Fishing with Current lake levels? [Re: TeamTriton13]
Legend LE-195 Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 3381
Loc: Hill county
Kurth is a great little lake, I'm sure some of the best texas sight fishers on tour used to really like going there for a reason.

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