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  1. Tournament black bass-salt water in the livewell

    Tips and Techniques
    What is the optimum salinity range for livewell water with a good sac of tournament caught black bass?
  2. Oh how I miss those good old days when…

    General Discussion Forum
    Fishing weekend bass tournaments was such a no stress pure fun event. Those were the catch, kill and fry those bass days. When fishermen and families ate the tournament catch after the weigh-in. When is the last time you went to a fishing tournament like this? Are any of you on the forum old...
  3. Fishing Near UT Austin

    Bank Fishing Reports
    Hello Everyone! I'm rather new the forum and tried searching through the posts for a thread specifically on the UT area, but unfortunately I couldn't find one. I am a student at UT and I recently picked up bass fishing again. You don't have to give up any specific spots, but any...
  4. Sucking holes

    Bank Fishing Reports
    So I went fishing last night at one of my local spots and witnessed a phenomenon I have not seen before. Per usual (for this spot) I was throwing everything I had from the bank and not catching. I walked along the shoreline, cast after cast parallel to the bank, the sun was about to set. When...
  5. Looking for a bank-fishing spot near San Marcos/Wimberly/New Braunfels....

    Bank Fishing Reports
    My cabinets are getting redone tomorrow, so I am gonna have a lot of free time on my hands. I'm looking for a bank fishing spot on a river where I can cover a lot of ground on foot searching for bass. Examples of the sort of place I'm talking about: Stokes Park in San Marcos, Blue Hole Park in...
  6. 9.01 on LA yesterday

    Bass Fishing News
    Just as I was about to call it quits after a slow afternoon...
  7. Lake Bastrop North Vs. South Shore

    Tips and Techniques
    Which do you like better? No need for specific fishing spots unless your inclined to share. I will be fishing lake Bastrop in a couple of weeks for the first time. I am just wondering if people prefer north or south shore... is one more populated with families swimming and such? Thanks for the...
  8. Daiwa LH baitcast Reels Fuego and Team Daiwa-Z 103HL

    For Sale (Boats/Tackle/Etc)
    I have 2 Fuegos $110 each - they are in great shape - barely used - stored indoors in my closet I also have 1 Team Daiwa-Z 103HL $150 - great shape - barely used - stored inside in closet I will take $300 for all 3 reels. These are LEFT HANDED retrieve You can not get 3 reels at this quality...
  9. Daiwa LH baitcast Reels Fuego and Team Daiwa-Z 103HL

    For Sale (Boats/Tackle/Etc)
    I have 2 Fuegos $110 each - they are in great shape - barely used - stored indoors in my closet I also have 1 Team Daiwa-Z 103HL $150 - great shape - barely used - stored inside in closet I will take $300 for all 3 reels. These are LEFT HANDED retrieve You can not get 3 reels at this quality...
  10. Conklin's Backwater Bass Tours

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    Hey guys and gals! My name is Carson Conklin, I'm 25 years old and born and raised here in Austin. I work as a full time firefighter here in Travis County. My job offers me a ton of free time and I spend 90% of it on the water. Literally. I wanted to start my guide service earlier than this...
  11. Save Decker

    Bass Fishing News
    Austin's new drought response plan - MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports https://www.change.org/petitions/austin-city-council-save-lake-walter-e-long-decker-lake-from-austin-s-drought-response-plan#supporters Austin looks to convert Walter E Long to off channel storage. Water...
  12. Austin still giving up some big ones!

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    I took two guests to lake Austin a couple of days ago we started at 6:30am. Good thing because 7 of our 19 fish were caught by 7:30am All the early fish were caught against a wall in less than 3ft. of water on worms. After that we looked for structure in the shade, under docks under trees etc...
  13. Night Fishing on Town Lake

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    Took my attwood nav lights off my johnboat and threw them on my yak (along with a red/uv floodlight) and headed down to town lake to for my first try at night fishing last night (7/31). I put in under the 35 bridge around 9:30pm and headed to the south shore. I worked my way east along the walk...
  14. LA Rookies need some help please

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    We are headed out on Saturday morning August 2nd. Plan to launch between 6 and 630am. Would love some feedback on best place to head to find some fish, and what you all would suggest we use. Loaded up already with some watermelon Senko's from reading past posts on here. What other advice on...
  15. What are the best ways to catch fish in the summer without a fish finder?

    Tips and Techniques
    throughout fall, winter and spring, i like to think i do pretty well. Ive had great luck fish bluff walls, docks, cove mouths, ect... Since its started to heat up im aware that the fish have been schooling up and they are harder to find. As of now all my fish are coming from throwing spooks and...
  16. New to Austin and Bass Fishing

    Tips and Techniques
    Hello All! I am fairly new to Austin, just moved here in August from San Antonio to teach. I love to salt water fish and pretty much have been doing so all my life but now that I have the opportunity to do some freshwater fishing I am looking for tips. I am going out this Saturday and I am...
  17. LA 4/25 - Fishing Report and THANKS to ABFer

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    Ok- this report may get wordy. But it was a pretty nice spring day on LA yesterday. Started the day taking the kids to school and heading to the gas station to fill up. Now on occasion perfect strangers pull up to me and ask "where are you fishing?"- neighbors driving by while I get my boat...
  18. Any good lake austin patterns y'all have been having success with?

    Tips and Techniques
    Hello all, I was wondering if any of y'all had some good patterns going right now. I have had dock skipping and drop shot success back in bull creek but I want to start fishing deeper water. Any ideas?
  19. Meadow Lake park

    Bank Fishing Reports
    Went out to Meadow Lake for the first time today around 1:30pm. Was a pretty little lake, and it looks like it has potential. unfortunately, all i had as actual bait was bread....which did nothing for me. Also, threw out couple zoom watermelon worms, but nothing. i don't know if you guys...
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