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#12773803 - 05/30/18 05:58 AM which lake?!?!
bamennis Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 11
if you had to choose between Ray Roberts or Lewisville for an early evening trip. Which route would you go? Actually have an afternoon free for once, so its time to take the kids out. I know ray roberts better but have seen better reports for lewisville. Will sand bass still school on top of the water early evening? ( no fish finder for me so its the old fashion way )

#12773843 - 05/30/18 07:11 AM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: bamennis]
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Perry Mason

Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 21899
Loc: Lewisville
Ray Roberts is going to be less crowded with jetskis, skiboats, and other noisemakers. It's also better for consistently larger sandbass.

On the other hand, Lewisville has hybrids, and it's hard to beat a mixed bag of both sandies and striped fish.
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#12773969 - 05/30/18 09:34 AM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: bamennis]
Luke57 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 1787
Loc: Aledo Tx
Ray Roberts and yes they will work the top before sunset
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#12774190 - 05/30/18 12:24 PM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: bamennis]
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Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 8277
Loc: Rockwall
When I use to fish Roberts this time of year the south side of Wolfe Island was good. Troll until you find a school then hit them with the slabs, Mepps, or Little Georges. I miss fishing both lakes and Grapevine since moving to Rockwall. I am close to Twok and that is about the only consolation. I prefer Grapevine over Hubbard or Lavon for sandies and even crappie. Now if the big hybrids would return to Hubbard it would be a different story.
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#12774233 - 05/30/18 12:46 PM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: bamennis]
Notaguide Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/03/18
Posts: 1088
Loc: Diana Tx
Lewisville. Ray Roberts is a bass and crappie lake. Lewisville is a hybrid lake.

Also the boat ramp is about two minutes away from me

#12774273 - 05/30/18 01:13 PM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: bamennis]
scubaarchery Offline

Registered: 02/02/11
Posts: 289
I enjoy fishing Lewisville especially for the chance to hook hybrids. Sandbass are really a bycatch to me.

#12774285 - 05/30/18 01:20 PM Re: which lake?!?! [Re: scubaarchery]
RespectTheFish Offline

Registered: 09/04/17
Posts: 437
Loc: Abilene, Texas, Fort Phantom
Originally Posted By: scubaarchery
I enjoy fishing Lewisville especially for the chance to hook hybrids. Sandbass are really a bycatch to me.

Exactly right lol! Get off my line sandie! Wasting my time! bang
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