texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Chris Brouwer, Big O Florida, Tommy Delaney, Josh L, doublel
111509 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 92,101
hopalong 82,360
Pilothawk 78,918
John175☮ 73,930
JDavis7873 67,397
Derek 🐝 63,223
Bigbob_FTW 60,378
Tritonman 58,792
Mark Perry 57,566
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums60
Topics764,141
Posts9,611,652
Members111,509
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Weatherford Area lakes New to area #13327454 10/30/19 02:48 PM
Joined: Oct 2018
Posts: 44
H
Hair Jig Offline OP
Outdoorsman
OP Offline
Outdoorsman
H
Joined: Oct 2018
Posts: 44
Hello folks. We have just moved to Weatherford from Tennessee. I'm not looking for info about your personal spots, etc but would like to know about a few of the lakes near Weatherford. Is Weatherford Lake worth fishing? How about Possum Kingdom? Any info and advice is very welcome! I am only concerned about bass fishing. Also ... what about recreational traffic on these lakes or others?

Thanks in advance for any input. I'm looking forward to living here!

Hair.


Healed by Grace and trying to stay that way
Bass Fishing Ad
Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: Hair Jig] #13327530 10/30/19 03:53 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,902
David Welcher Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,902
Like most parts of the county between Memorial day and Labor day the boat and jet flea traffic is terrible.
Weatherford is OK, problem is if you stay late on that lake you will get the gate locked behind you at the boat ramp.
Eagle Mountain, and Benbrook are good at times - I used to live on the Eagle Mountain for 20 years and I still only do OK on it.
PK is a hell of a lake. I've had a few 100 bass days on it over the past few years and there is some giants in there.
Granbury is OK
Squaw Creek is simply awesome in the winter except for the crowds. The lake was shut down for 10 years after 911 and it produced some great 5 to 8 lb fish for about 7 years, the tournament fishing has ruined that lake on size.
There are a few sleeper lakes west of you, Lake Daniels, Hubbard Creek Lake and Leon can be awesome at times.
Then to the north you have Bridgeport and Lake Amon G Carter - these can be great at times, they both just take a while to learn.
Then North East you have Ray Roberts - I fished it hard from 1987 thru 2012 - and have simply determined I will only fish it from April thru June - All of my big fish have come from there.
This area of north Texas went thru a 5 year drought from 2010 till 2015 and the lakes are really rebounding

Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: Hair Jig] #13327541 10/30/19 04:02 PM
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 26,123
Fish Killer Offline
Big Sexy
Offline
Big Sexy
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 26,123
Davis summed it up pretty well. Hubbard doesn't get much pleasure boat traffic due to everyone going to PK

All the lakes out here fish pretty well, expect 20 lbs to win most of the tournaments on just about any of them with certain times of the year and on certain lakes a 30 lb sack is not unheard of.


LIKE the TFF on Facebook - www.facebook.com/texasfishingforum
Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: David Welcher] #13327656 10/30/19 05:49 PM
Joined: Oct 2018
Posts: 44
H
Hair Jig Offline OP
Outdoorsman
OP Offline
Outdoorsman
H
Joined: Oct 2018
Posts: 44
WOW David ..... That is a GREAT bunch of info. Thank you so much for taking the time to post all of that.

Sounds like Possum Kingdom is a great place.

On another note: Here in Tennessee we had a bad problem at one time with thieves stealing tow vehicles and trailers. Is there any area(s) that I should avoid or that can be a problem?


Healed by Grace and trying to stay that way
Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: Hair Jig] #13327700 10/30/19 06:34 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,902
David Welcher Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,902
Ray Roberts - Buck Creek Boat Ramp is what seems to keep popping up on the reports as a bad place for break ins.

Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: Hair Jig] #13327885 10/30/19 09:57 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 181
4
4Weight Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
4
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 181
Great info. Thanks David.


Aztec Anglers San Juan River Guide Service
www.aztecanglers.com
Re: Weatherford Area lakes New to area [Re: Hair Jig] #13328082 10/31/19 01:48 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,345
Clark3 Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,345
Don’t forget Bridgeport in spring and summer is a fun lake


[Linked Image]
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3