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Falcon Advice #13771365 11/15/20 03:49 PM
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I’ve got nothing happening around thanksgiving and thinking about staying at the State Park down there. It’s a long way to go to wing It on a lake I have no knowledge of though. Any advice, areas, techniques to help catch these big fish everyone talks about would be awesome. Thanks!

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Did a little research and will stop in at the tackle shop in zapata on the way in for sure.

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Originally Posted by wh2004
Did a little research and will stop in at the tackle shop in zapata on the way in for sure.


You'll receive some good advice from them fella's.


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Is the ramp at the state park open? I don’t have 4wd

Re: Falcon Advice [Re: wh2004] #13771463 11/15/20 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by wh2004
Is the ramp at the state park open? I don’t have 4wd

It wasn’t three weeks ago. Launching off the point is not a problem with 4wd but I would not go alone with 2wd.

Re: Falcon Advice [Re: wh2004] #13771472 11/15/20 05:07 PM
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That sucks. Are there campsites where I can put It in Zapata and then leave the boat in the water for the three days of camping? Hate to have to drive up there everyday.

Re: Falcon Advice [Re: wh2004] #13771499 11/15/20 05:32 PM
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There are no campsites on the water in the Statepark , but there is plenty of shore that you could beach your boat if your not concerned with leaving it unattended at night.

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It’s not a bad run from county ramp to dam as long as the wind isn’t blowing too hard.

Re: Falcon Advice [Re: wh2004] #13771543 11/15/20 06:28 PM
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I would not leave a boat unattended on the bank at night.

Been down many times and never had any issues at all but common sense would tell me... not a good idea. The banditios come out at night and fishing boats are great for running dope and people in, they will use them one time, try to look like fisherman, and then just ditch the boat on the US side and catch a car back across the damn into Mexico again. I have seen it.

So a boat left on the bank at night is a nice target to be stolen for those purposes.

They are crafty vatos too, if they cant start it they will tow it to across and sort it out later.


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Re: Falcon Advice [Re: wh2004] #13771547 11/15/20 06:30 PM
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Sounds like a good lake NOT to fish.

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Originally Posted by Dan90210 ☮
I would not leave a boat unattended on the bank at night.

Been down many times and never had any issues at all but common sense would tell me... not a good idea. The banditios come out at night and fishing boats are great for running dope and people in, they will use them one time, try to look like fisherman, and then just ditch the boat on the US side and catch a car back across the damn into Mexico again. I have seen it.

So a boat left on the bank at night is a nice target to be stolen for those purposes.

They are crafty vatos too, if they cant start it they will tow it to across and sort it out later.



Yeah definitely not going to do that!

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Call James at the bait shop and get his up to date advice.

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My son and I are headed down there on Saturday and fishing through Tuesday. Staying at the Holiday Inn in Zapata. How long of a run is it from County ramp to the dam?


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I’ve only been once. My advice is don’t go when it’s 36’ low.


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Originally Posted by Tmayfield
How long of a run is it from County ramp to the dam?

23 miles one way

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