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Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake #10619741 02/15/15 01:41 PM
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Years ago when lake level was low like right now we did very good trolling the frio for whites. Just wondering if anyone has tried it recently. How is depth of channel and is anyone limiting? We always troll where san miguel splits off to the right.

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Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: Weirdofish] #10619763 02/15/15 02:05 PM
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I've noticed over the years that the folks who fish the Frio keep a tight lid on any reports from there. You show up and the parking lot is full of trailers and when you get on the water everyone is catching fish. Another sign is the little bait store on 99 just off I37 is sold out of minnows.
We always trolled that same area but I don't think I've ever fished it with the lake as low as it is.
If you can get a boat into the water at 99 I don't see why you would have a problem finding fish, and in fact it seems it would be easier with the water down.
I'm going to give it a try soon and report when I do.


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Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: Weirdofish] #10620085 02/15/15 04:49 PM
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I don't believe the 99 ramp is operational for most boats.


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Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: Weirdofish] #10620526 02/15/15 09:24 PM
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Lakes down 28' I believe, lowest I've ever seen it.

Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: SeanH] #10620643 02/15/15 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: SeanH
I don't believe the 99 ramp is operational for most boats.


If that's the case getting into the river may be next to impossible as it would be like crossing a mine field with all the stumps.


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Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: Weirdofish] #10621638 02/16/15 12:35 PM
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I ran the river in my mud boat to the end on valentines day with my wife to photograph gators and see what it looks like. The end is before the San Miguel.
I'd say maybe it goes up two miles at best.
There were people all along the back catching white bass.

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The end of the line. This is before the San Miguel.

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Originally Posted By: Southtexasduckman


The end of the line. This is before the San Miguel.



Are you saying that, that is the Frio river and it's dry? Good lord, the insanity.

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Damn fracking

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Damn fracking



Not caused by that, lack of rain is the problem.

Re: Trolling the frio at 99 away from the lake [Re: Southtexasduckman] #10630225 02/19/15 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted By: Southtexasduckman


The end of the line. This is before the San Miguel.


Cool pic, did you take anymore? Would be interested to see what other areas look like with it that low.

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