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#12766244 - 05/23/18 08:25 AM falcon?
bluebonnet2 Offline
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Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 572
Loc: jasper, texas
good morning,

any feedback for falcon?, lake level, etc.....

good luck,
PURA VIDA,
bluebonnet2

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#12766318 - 05/23/18 09:10 AM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
leethefishking Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/24/02
Posts: 1759
Loc: San Marcos, TX
It's 32 feet low and has dropped 15.3 feet in the last three months. Releases have slowed to about 3200 cfs. Though.

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#12766492 - 05/23/18 11:18 AM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
WTN Offline
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Registered: 07/09/09
Posts: 162
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Fished last Tuesday and Wednesday. Numbers were good on t-rigs and cranks. Lots of small fish on gravel points on the square bill. Largest of the trip was a 10.37 on a deep crank. Wind allowed us to move around easily. Hate to see the water dropping still.

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#12766602 - 05/23/18 12:29 PM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
NoWeighers Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/09/07
Posts: 885
Loc: Zapata, TX
Water releases are trending down, and hopefully that will continue.. We had 2.5 inches of rain on Sunday night. As did a lot of the country below us.

Hopefully this long irrigation cycle is about over. They beat us like a rented mule..

Fishing remains excellent, with big numbers being reported, and a few big fish mixed in. Rocks, rocks rocks.. Shallow and deep. You can catch em on most anything, but lipless and squarebills shallow.. Senkos and flukes anywhere and deep cranks on deeper rock humps and ledges. C-rig will also work..


Pretty easy to catch fish right now..
_________________________
James Bendele
Falcon Lake Tackle
"On the eighth day, Man invented the Fish Hook."

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#12766610 - 05/23/18 12:37 PM Re: falcon? [Re: NoWeighers]
Thinwater skinner Online   content
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Registered: 04/23/09
Posts: 727
Loc: Stephenville, TX
What is the number for the rented mule? Thanks

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#12766634 - 05/23/18 12:53 PM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
Minner Bucket Online   content
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Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 1319
Loc: San Antonio
Dad and I will be there in a couple weeks for the first time ever, looking forward to it.

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#12766868 - 05/23/18 04:06 PM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
Bassfisher15 Offline
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Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 59
Loc: Midlothian, TX
The brother in law and I will be going down there on the 30th for the first time. Hoping to get some big bites.

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#12767595 - 05/24/18 06:35 AM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
flukeman83 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1298
....James .....
what is the water level ?
is the bridge at the county ramp out of the water ?
Can you see the banks of the river channel up in the Salianias

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#12767654 - 05/24/18 07:41 AM Re: falcon? [Re: flukeman83]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 5166
Loc: somervell county
Originally Posted By: flukeman83
....James .....
what is the water level ?
is the bridge at the county ramp out of the water ?
Can you see the banks of the river channel up in the Salianias
http://www.lakelevels.info/USA/Texas/
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#12767894 - 05/24/18 10:00 AM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
Bassfisher6704 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/08
Posts: 500
Loc: Brenham, Texas
Going down in two weeks for a few days and really looking forward to the trip

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#12768023 - 05/24/18 11:36 AM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
NoWeighers Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/09/07
Posts: 885
Loc: Zapata, TX
The bridge in the Veleno is still under water.. But it is best to go around it.. Big marker on the west side. Go by on the right going out of the Veleno.. Also another marker or two on it.. Go west of the big one!

Still a lot of water in the Salanaias.. But it is a far cry from what it was..

33 feet low.. Still a lot of lake out there!
_________________________
James Bendele
Falcon Lake Tackle
"On the eighth day, Man invented the Fish Hook."

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#12768148 - 05/24/18 01:02 PM Re: falcon? [Re: NoWeighers]
flukeman83 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1298
Originally Posted By: 361V
Originally Posted By: flukeman83
....James .....
what is the water level ?
is the bridge at the county ramp out of the water ?
Can you see the banks of the river channel up in the Salianias
http://www.lakelevels.info/USA/Texas/


Yep ..... doesn't answer my other 2 questions


Originally Posted By: NoWeighers
The bridge in the Veleno is still under water.. But it is best to go around it.. Big marker on the west side. Go by on the right going out of the Veleno.. Also another marker or two on it.. Go west of the big one!

Still a lot of water in the Salanaias.. But it is a far cry from what it was..

33 feet low.. Still a lot of lake out there!


Thanks James ...... package on the way //// squirrel food.

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#12768159 - 05/24/18 01:10 PM Re: falcon? [Re: bluebonnet2]
flukeman83 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1298
I miss the old water level graph on the Falcon Lake Tackle web site that you could slide the bar to compare different months and years
water needs to be at 275 for some great spots to be holding fish.
268 is a little low --- but it sure makes some things visible like bridges, points, drop offs rocks, Dolly Parton, Pelican Point, etc etc

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