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#12728771 - 04/24/18 12:03 PM Fishing Whitney
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Green Horn

Registered: 02/11/18
Posts: 19
I’m headed to Whitney this weekend for some camping and fishing. Just wondering if anyone has been catching any Striper’s around the island, whitney creek or state park?

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#12728897 - 04/24/18 01:04 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
big D Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/03/08
Posts: 240
Loc: Brookshire, TX
Yes, Yes, and Yes!

I camped with my son over the weekend and smoked them from the katy bridge, to the island, state park, mouth of whitney creek and all in-between. Wind got so bad we even tried deep inside some of the coves on the south end. They were in there too! Striper wanted nothing to do with lures. All of our fish were caught on live and cut shad in 24-34FOW near river/creek channels. A guide reported of catching them on top water yesterday, but we had no top water luck around the state park over the weekend.

Good luck!!!

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#12729012 - 04/24/18 02:16 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
Triton cc Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/11/18
Posts: 19
Awesome! Thank you Big D!! And congrats on your catch! I will definitely will share my results!

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#12730792 - 04/25/18 05:24 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
TexasMike Offline
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Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 41
Loc: Venus, TX
I am going tomorrow to see if I can find them. Where did you find the shad???
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#12730849 - 04/25/18 06:11 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
coachallentca Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4382
Loc: crowley
went last week and caught them on cranks and spinners bait while bass fishing.. Could not keep the sand bass and stripers off my line.


Edited by coachallentca (04/25/18 06:16 PM)
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#12731266 - 04/25/18 09:52 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
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Green Horn

Registered: 02/11/18
Posts: 19
We head out tomorrow night, so will be on the lake first thing Friday! I will post and let y’all know how we do and if we do well, how and where we did it! Thanks for everyone’s input!

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#12731632 - 04/26/18 08:28 AM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
HuntandFish Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/03/09
Posts: 4
You guys think it will be possible to catch striped or whites from the shore at the state park?


Edited by HuntandFish (04/26/18 09:35 AM)

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#12732055 - 04/26/18 01:00 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
Triton cc Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 02/11/18
Posts: 19
I see people fishing there a lot so I would imagine so. My suggestion would be using at minimum a 7ft rod or longer to get your bait out there.

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#12732652 - 04/26/18 09:04 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
FishTheBite Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/27/15
Posts: 134
Loc: Central Texas
A popping cork and a jig on a long rod would be worth trying from the bank.

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#12738906 - 05/01/18 07:58 PM Re: Fishing Whitney [Re: Triton cc]
old fisherman Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/03/08
Posts: 79
Loc: Glen Rose
The striper and white bass are hitting top water early and on cloudy days.. Bank fishing can be good if the wind is blowing in... Fish are following the shad..

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