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#5317274 - 09/17/10 10:42 PM Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir
BassRookie84 Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Haslet, TX
Has anyone fished here recently? Like to know what its like before driving an hour to get there.

Also if your catching what are you catching on?

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#5317289 - 09/17/10 10:47 PM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: BassRookie84]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 52104
Loc: Highway 1
have not been there recently but with as little pressure it gets it almost always produces. I fish both sides but prefer the old side. I'd flip a tube in the shoreline grass and hold on. Also shallow cranks can be effective. I like the area right around the ramp and there is usually fish in the reeds in the same spot. The new side is rocky and deep and be cautious running it. You can flip up a good jig bite on that side or a drop shot for numbers. The roadbed just off the ramp can be really good wioth a C-rig. Fun little lake. we did a Honey Hole show there a few years ago and Bill liked it so much he's been back a time or two.

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#5317371 - 09/17/10 11:19 PM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: Mark Perry]
BassRookie84 Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Haslet, TX
thanks man thats good to know. Right now I am flying blind on the electronics. Is it somewhere you can go without electronics like grapevine?

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#5317390 - 09/17/10 11:26 PM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: BassRookie84]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 52104
Loc: Highway 1
Yeah you can just hit shoreline on the old side and not worry much about electronics. Old side is easy to run just watch the shoreline and swing wide of points. You can catch 'em shallow on the new side but I'd idle if you don't have a depthfinder cause it can get tricky on that side even in deeper water.

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#5317485 - 09/18/10 12:13 AM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: Mark Perry]
BassRookie84 Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Haslet, TX
When you say old side and new side, how would i tell them apart? I would be launching from the south ramp.

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#5317492 - 09/18/10 12:18 AM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: BassRookie84]
Lannie Robertson Offline


Registered: 02/24/09
Posts: 24992
Loc: Ft.Worth
The old side(Lake Jacksboro) is the first one you come to,if your going out of jacksboro.Its usualy coverd with reeds around the ramp area.Theres park beside it.
The new side (Lost Creek) is just little farther up the road.Its deeper and clear.Be careful theres tree tops in 40 ft. of water.
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#5318077 - 09/18/10 10:12 AM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: Lannie Robertson]
BassRookie84 Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 57
Loc: Haslet, TX
awesome guys thanks for the tips.

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#5318673 - 09/18/10 04:05 PM Re: Lake Jacksboro or Lost Creek Resevoir [Re: BassRookie84]
culminater Offline
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Registered: 02/10/09
Posts: 187
Loc: texas
i fished the old side last month just trew a dart on a map and went there
we put 12 in the boat from dinks to 4 lbs
along the road to the dam
the bigger ones were at the oppisite end from the ramp
in a little extention sepreated by vegitation
on with trick worm t-rigged
try cranking by the drainage thing in the dam areo i will definetly go back

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