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#12753068 - 05/12/18 08:02 PM Grapevine report 5/12/18
Searsay Offline

Registered: 07/26/12
Posts: 282
Loc: Lewisville TX
Hit up the north side of grapvine today early - decided to bank it instead of boat or kayak since wind was going to be brutal. Must of hooked over 30+ whites in about 1hr with my father and son - it was an absolute blast. Also got my 2year old daughter in on some fish (though her attention span was a bit short - she had a blast catching her first fish). A lot of smalls but a good number were keepers - we threw back anything under 13" as I wasn't looking to fill the freezer - just enough for lunch.

We then went to get some shad(had been using artificial)... And my first two throws were to far out... Caught no shad but got a 17in bass and two carp - all released safely. Had to throw the net at the shore (2-6") to catch shad - couldn't see them due to how rough the water was from the wind. My son had a blast seeing the shad swim against the net.

We had a number of people (both on shore and from boats nearby) catching bass mixed in with the whites. Saw one guy drag in what was easily a double digit bass that put up a spectacular fight.

#12753934 - 05/13/18 07:51 PM Re: Grapevine report 5/12/18 [Re: Searsay]
fruitpieisgoodeatin Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/18/17
Posts: 5
I hit up murrell park today and got skunked...catfishing with DK punch bait..

#12754169 - 05/14/18 06:23 AM Re: Grapevine report 5/12/18 [Re: Searsay]
TimthePoolMan Offline

Registered: 04/05/06
Posts: 28
Loc: outside
I banked it around Oak Grove using live shad. Hooked into a nice largemouth, probably 3 or 4 pounds, snapped my 6 lb test as I reached down to pull him out of the water. It was pretty slow overall though, a couple small sandies with one keeper and a channel cat.

#12754512 - 05/14/18 10:03 AM Re: Grapevine report 5/12/18 [Re: Searsay]
spazm09 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 2162
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Nice job Searsay.

I'm hoping to get out to Grapevine one day this week after work.

#12755420 - 05/14/18 06:47 PM Re: Grapevine report 5/12/18 [Re: TimthePoolMan]
Treadlightly2 Offline

Registered: 12/15/09
Posts: 124
Loc: Fort Worth
I love this method, catching shad and tossing them out under a slip bobber right at dawn. It was a fish on every cast this morning, sandies, crappie, large mouth, yellow bass and a couple channel cats.


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