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#12792406 - 06/14/18 07:56 PM Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin?
Benj Offline
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Registered: 04/10/18
Posts: 7
Would like to find the best place to fish for crappie near San Antonio or Austin. Please help.

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#12792733 - 06/15/18 07:04 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Loc: Hill Country
How near is near? Canyon has a few but not really "famous" for their crappie. Don't know about Bastrop or Granger. Travis has some but is huge lake to try and learn or search. LBJ is somewhat respectable. Maybe a guide?

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#12793095 - 06/15/18 11:26 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Registered: 01/21/09
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Loc: Celina/Prosper, TX
Inks, LBJ, Austin, Below Buchanan Dam, Max Starcke Dam (if you can still get down there, caught 2 of the biggest crappie in my lifetime here), Canyon Lake (crappie docs at night under a floating light), Braunig, Caleveras, Marble Falls, Placid, Dunlap.

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#12793940 - 06/16/18 06:26 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Loc: Over here...
Don't over look Granger...
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#12807349 - 06/27/18 09:23 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
Benj Offline
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Registered: 04/10/18
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Thanks for your replies everyone. I really appreciate the insight. Braunig and Caleveras are a surprise for crappies. Are the crappies on the brush piles?

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#12807559 - 06/27/18 11:28 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 3338
Loc: Marble Falls
Choke Canyon

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#12807663 - 06/27/18 12:47 PM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Registered: 09/25/10
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Mathis lake, on floating t-pier

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#12807682 - 06/27/18 12:56 PM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
Cowboys#1 Offline
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Registered: 07/13/10
Posts: 13
Good Afternoon

Cowboy#1 here, Choke canyon is a great lake especially around March and May. June can be very productive also around brush piles. 99 Bridge launch if you have a boat if not around Callihan is very good.

Granger lake has always been very productive especially around Wilson Fox park bait of choice minnows or orange crappie jigs Rated #4 in the state of Texas. Problems is anglers keep more than they are allowed. Park Ranger need to enforce.

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#12808631 - 06/28/18 08:23 AM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
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Loc: Gonzales, Tx
I'll throw in a ringer. Lake Gonzales (H-4) is a good crappie lake.
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#12814970 - 07/03/18 12:32 PM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Benj]
Jamaica Offline
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Registered: 03/01/16
Posts: 178
Loc: Shiner,Tx
^^ChuChu1- Got any input on Lake Wood. My boy & I are bank fisher guys's. No boat so we have to stick to that lake.

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#12815229 - 07/03/18 03:50 PM Re: Best Place to Fish for Crappie Near San Antonio or Austin? [Re: Jamaica]
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Originally Posted By: Jamaica
^^ChuChu1- Got any input on Lake Wood. My boy & I are bank fisher guys's. No boat so we have to stick to that lake.


Lake Wood is no longer. The dam broke two years ago and GBRA shows no signs of fixing it. Go look at it on Google Earth.
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