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amistad fishing #13544454 05/04/20 12:46 PM
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how is the fishing on amistad this time of year?


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Re: amistad fishing [Re: xse] #13544480 05/04/20 01:18 PM
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Been good, topwater bite alive, lots of boats on water. Find the grass fish will be there.

Re: amistad fishing [Re: xse] #13544557 05/04/20 02:19 PM
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Fishing has been good. 30-50 / day.. I’ll have a report soon. Sent you PM couple pictures.

Re: amistad fishing [Re: xse] #13544845 05/04/20 05:26 PM
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Made the trip last week to Amistad. Caught my first Texas smallmouth ever. Then ended up catching more smallmouths than largemouths. Go figure! My son and I probably had 20-30 fish per day. Mainly fished in and around Rough Canyon Marina.

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what kind of baits were you using? Did you find any grass up that way? Thanks in advance for the information!


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Caught the majority of them on chatterbaits, spinnerbaits, and a squarebill. 1-20 foot depth. Didn't see any grass though. Best spot for us was the main point off the river just to the south of the marina.

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thanks for the info. I was there in March and we found grass at bouy 17 and 18 on the mexico side.


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Originally Posted by xse
thanks for the info. I was there in March and we found grass at bouy 17 and 18 on the mexico side.


Hush your mouth. No fish in that area

Re: amistad fishing [Re: xse] #13547802 05/06/20 08:10 PM
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where can you get lake permit these days for the boat?


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theres a kiosk machine at Diablo East by the restrooms at the top of the hill. We only fish 2 or 3 days so I buy a $10 permit and put the receipt in my wallet in case I get checked. I assume that is still running!

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