texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
moore61, MikeLott, RB88, greenpin, ccjohnson
115879 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 104,133
hopalong 99,372
Pilothawk 81,177
John175☮ 79,903
Bigbob_FTW 75,794
JDavis7873 67,408
Derek 🐝 66,953
Mark Perry 63,807
Forum Statistics
Forums61
Topics1,155,882
Posts15,803,195
Members140,879
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Planning trip to Dallas #13411298 01/21/20 02:33 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 352
F
Freshwater Phil Offline OP
Angler
OP Offline
Angler
F
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 352
Hoping to make it down to Dallas in mid February for the first time in 4 years. Still looking for my first buff, was thinking Ray Hubbard may be prime target, with White Rock as backup as it's a few minutes drive from where I'd be staying. If any of you have other tips on ponds or creeks in the area that may be productive, feel free to message me or post reply. Any tips would be much appreciated.


PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs
PB buff = 26 lbs

Miss February 2020:

[Linked Image]
Re: Planning trip to Dallas [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13411352 01/21/20 03:13 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,604
C
Curt0407 Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
C
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,604
I would look at White Rock if it is close. Most of the buff are under 20 pounds, but there is a good population of them, common carp, and the occasional Koi.

Re: Planning trip to Dallas [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13411957 01/21/20 10:35 PM
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 1,372
T
TXMulti-Species Online Happy
Extreme Angler
Online Happy
Extreme Angler
T
Joined: Nov 2017
Posts: 1,372
White Rock can be tough! There are better options around the area IMO. Hubbard is one of my favorites for big fish (locally) & numbers, Grapevine is a close second.


Catch and release. The dream - to catch one of every species of Freshwater fish in our great state! If only I can resist Carp...
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/
[Linked Image]
Re: Planning trip to Dallas [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13419999 01/29/20 02:17 PM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 929
C
CoC Angler Offline
Pro Angler
Offline
Pro Angler
C
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 929
White rock was a staple for me when i lived in Dallas. It had a much higher buffalo to common yield ratio for me as well. Fish tend to be between 5-16lbs. Can be hit or miss with cooler temps. If you had the time, i would suggest pre-baiting for 2-3 days prior to fishing it. Ray Hubbard will undoubtedly yield much bigger fish, and can yield impressive numbers as well with proper planning/swim selection.


SirHerbertC
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 1998-2021 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3