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#12692478 - 03/27/18 11:31 PM How is Amastad fishing these days?
backatit Online   content
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Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 716
have not been down there in years. Thinking of going. Is it worth the 8 hour drive?

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#12692489 - 03/27/18 11:57 PM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
5X3Phoenix Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 1044
Loc: Porter, TX
Pretty tough for bass champs last week

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#12692570 - 03/28/18 06:35 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
flukeman83 Online   content
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1125
pretty tuff the 5 days "before" bass champs
.... 6 guys "with" the 3 of the best local guides & the same kind of fish as caught in BASS CHAMPS for all 5 days of fishing
the guides don't understand what is going on right now BUT with the numbers of small fish the next 2 years should be back to great fishing.
if you are going to drive for 8 hours ... go to Falcon.
if you just want to fish Amistad, have never been & 1.5-2# bass is OK, then by all means go on to Amistad. Beautiful lake, great views, nice town

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#12692640 - 03/28/18 07:44 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
Jaret Latta Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7973
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Falcon always a better choice. Amistad has great views though

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#12692642 - 03/28/18 07:45 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
tmd11111 Offline
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Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 850
Loc: San Angelo
I haven't been to Amistad since this past December. All last year I always managed to catch quantity over quality. Hopefully the water levels won't drop dramatically in the next year or two and we should see some decent sized fish appearing again. Some people blame the drought from a few years ago but the conditions on my lake say otherwise.

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#12692997 - 03/28/18 10:48 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
backatit Online   content
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Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 716
Thanks guys 5yr ago there was grass everywhere is there still a lot of grass?

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#12693006 - 03/28/18 10:56 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
tmd11111 Offline
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Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 850
Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: backatit
Thanks guys 5yr ago there was grass everywhere is there still a lot of grass?


Yes, there's still lots of grass

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#12693702 - 03/28/18 06:30 PM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
flukeman83 Online   content
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1125
Depends on what you mean by "a lot". !!!
We fished more rock & lay downs than we did grass, with those guides for 5 days
Not as much grass as Athens, Rayburn or TB
But more than other lakes

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#12693728 - 03/28/18 06:44 PM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
Jaret Latta Online   content
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7973
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Only thing to save amistad is water and more of it

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#12693813 - 03/28/18 07:36 PM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: Jaret Latta]
21xs Elite Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/23/12
Posts: 3778
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Only thing to save amistad is water and more of it

There's plenty of water in that lake, decent one day, tough the next five.

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#12693911 - 03/28/18 08:22 PM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
heb-bass Offline
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Registered: 05/04/11
Posts: 171
My buddy and I just got back from there a week ago. We got there on a day that was 90 degrees and glass. A cold front blew in and it was in the high 60’s - low 70’s the next four days with 15-20mph winds. The last day it creeped back up to 80. Needless to say we caught fish, and lots of them, everyday. The wind dictates what you can down there a lot of times, so we had to find 3 or 4 different patterns throughout our trip. We caught roughly 40 fish each day with the largest a little under 8lbs. Great lake to catch a bunch of fish right now.

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#12694330 - 03/29/18 07:30 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: Jaret Latta]
BMCD Offline
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Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 4182
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Only thing to save amistad is water and more of it


I remember it being 55ft low and fishing very good.

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#12694390 - 03/29/18 08:07 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
6BOOMER Offline
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 953
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
How bought the 61 ft low..


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#12694524 - 03/29/18 09:27 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: 6BOOMER]
RCarter Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 1131
Loc: Universal City, Texas
Originally Posted By: 6BOOMER
How bought the 61 ft low..



Mr Blair.....once again in the news....
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WORK HARD.....FISH HARDER!

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#12694641 - 03/29/18 10:33 AM Re: How is Amastad fishing these days? [Re: backatit]
6BOOMER Offline
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 953
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
We will never forget. lol

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