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Types of Grass in Texas Lakes #13558041 05/14/20 10:44 PM
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Can someone lead me to a link that shows pictures of the different grass types in our lakes. I know what hydrilla looks like. I pull up other grass, weeds etc and wonder what it is. What type of grass/weeds is good or not so good to fish. Are some just not worth bothering with?

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Re: Types of Grass in Texas Lakes [Re: ReelSlow] #13558120 05/14/20 11:56 PM
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Re: Types of Grass in Texas Lakes [Re: pocfishin] #13558227 05/15/20 01:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Rayzor

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Thanks to ya both. Good sources.
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Originally Posted by pocfishin


This is a good one!


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Re: Types of Grass in Texas Lakes [Re: ReelSlow] #13559461 05/15/20 11:50 PM
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Thanks. But what is the hay grass on Rayburn called. It gets worst every year.

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I read an article that said that Hay Grass is really called Torpedo Grass. It said that in a article I was reading about other invasive species. A TPWD guy named John Findeisen was giving a lot of the info.

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A couple of my ponds have what looks like a lot of Widgen grass. It grows right up to the surface and is difficult to fish with anything but a topwater or frog. Can't get bit on those however.

I lob a 1/2 oz weight Texas rig into it. Very hard to feel a bite, as the first jig is usually tugging on grass. When i get a bite and land the fish it is often hooked right at throat.

I try the edges with sq bills, lipless cranks and swim baits , they all snag so much grass that I can't jerk through hard enough to break off the grass so I'm reeling in a lot of grass on every cast.

A lot of nice fish, just hate gut hooking them.


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