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#12827684 - 07/13/18 08:53 PM Finally, My First Rock Bass
J-Moe Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3341
Loc: Brenham, TX
From reviewing the records and watching Youtube videos I knew there were rock bass in the San Marcos River. And everything I've read and watched is that the San Marcos is a fantastic fishery. I've been wanting to fish the San Marcos for a while and wanted to catch my first Rock Bass for even longer. Well neither disappointed. The San Marcos is an incredible fishery!!!!

I launched at Rio Vista park at 6 AM and worked my way upstream to the tube rental launch. It doesn't open until 10 AM so I pretty much had the place to myself until then. I fished with a Llano bug for a couple hours, then added a crawfish briminator dropper for the last 2 hours.

I ended up catching a couple Rock bass, my first ever, 5 bass, 5 to 10 native bluegill, a couple greenies and at least 40 redbreast sunfish. It was absolutely full of big redbreast. It was a great day of fishing!!!





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#12827711 - 07/13/18 09:24 PM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
Catyakker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 92
Loc: Schertz Tx
Sounds like a great trip J-Moe. I have always heard the San Marcus was a great fishery. Those are some beautiful fish. Congratulations. cheer

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#12827855 - 07/14/18 03:02 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
Pot licker Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 999
Loc: SW Texas
Great post J-Moe thumb

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#12827868 - 07/14/18 05:10 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 44362
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice variety of fish Jamie. Glad you had an AWESOME day. thumb
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#12827997 - 07/14/18 08:58 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
chascat Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 701
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
NICE! Thanks for sharing.

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#12828071 - 07/14/18 10:10 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
Fish Chaser Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 895
Ummmm Jamie, were you sticking your finger down that redbreast's throat to make it throw up? laugh

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#12828121 - 07/14/18 11:16 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
gar1970 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1767
Loc: southwest more west than south...
Congrats on your first rock bass clap thanks for sharing
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#12828246 - 07/14/18 01:58 PM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
Daler the Nailer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 34
Loc: Austin, Texas
That’s awesome! I’ve never caught a rock bass either. Glad you were able to check that off the list. I’m primarily a crappie guy, but I’ve really enjoyed getting into sunfish the last 3 or 4 weeks. The action is hot and the varieties are pretty cool. You never know what you’re going to pull in next! Take care.

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#12828811 - Yesterday at 04:41 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
Laker One Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12186
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish J-Moe! I have caught a few Rock Bass over the past few years. Caught them on both the San Marcus and Blanco Rivers. woot

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#12829197 - Yesterday at 02:11 PM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
J-Moe Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3341
Loc: Brenham, TX
Thanks everyone for the comments.

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#12829756 - Today at 12:50 AM Re: Finally, My First Rock Bass [Re: J-Moe]
dld0007 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/30/10
Posts: 90
Loc: Denton, TX
Great job!

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