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  1. The University of Texas at Austin Open Team Tournament at Lake Austin

    Tournament Information and Results
    The University of Texas Open Team Tournament at Lake Austin - 11/20/16 University of Texas Bass Team Fundraising Tournament - Lake Austin • Location: Lake Austin • Date: Sunday, November 20th • Launch Time: Safe Light • Weigh In Time: 3pm • Launch: Loop 360 Boat Ramp (5019 Capital of Texas...
  2. Need help responding to the Lake Austin water quality/Carp situation

    Bass Fishing News
    Greetings fellow fishermen. I hate for this to be my first post but I've been following the condition of LA through you guys and this is where I thought I might look for help. Just a brief introduction. I live close to LA and recently bought a 20 yr old Stratos to hopefully spend some quality...
  3. TTZ Lake Austin Wednesday Night Tournament - 7/8/15

    Tournament Information and Results
    Last Wednesday we had 51 anglers come out, and it took 20.64 pounds to win. As for big fish, we had a 9.31 weighed in, that's two weeks in a row it's taken over 20 pounds to win and a fish over 9 was caught. Come on out and join us tonight. As always we hope everybody can make it out tonight...
  4. 9.01 on LA yesterday

    Bass Fishing News
    Just as I was about to call it quits after a slow afternoon...
  5. New Old Guy Looking for Pointers

    Tips and Techniques
    Grew up fishing for blacks with my Dad in Arkansas during the summers. Some days when the fishing was slow, my dad would always talk about the monsters he could catch during the spawn in the winter. Since I only got to go down during the summer, I have never fished a spawn. Now while my stint...
  6. 2014 Lake Austin Big Bass Round Up

    Tournament Information and Results
    It's that time of year again for the Annual Big Bass Round Up sponsored by the Big Sandy Creek Bass Club. November 16, 2014 Come out and try your luck at a double digit bass and take home the money. Last year we had 3 double digits, topped by an 11+ . We will have sign ups at all major boat...
  7. The Elusive Game Wardens

    Conservation & Ethics
    Spotted two GW trucks at Quinlan ramp today as we were taking the boat out at 11 am (sun August 10th.) Thought two in the same spot were rare from all the posts I have seen on the threads. They had a boat in the water apparently, but we were out for about 6 hours this morning up and down lake...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Advice Lake Austin

    Tips and Techniques
    I'm new to fishing in Austin, been spending most of my fishing time on Dunlap and Guadelupe river. I've been out to lake Austin twice in the past month and have done pretty good on white shadrap crank baits and Texas rig watermelon red plastics, hitting some of the banks but catching most fish...
  11. 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...
  12. 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?
  13. Bank Fishing Lake Austin in February/March?

    Tips and Techniques
    Hey guys, So I have been wanting to get down to Lake Austin in the next couple of months, and I am just wondering what I should take there, and where I should go for the best possible experience. I have a couple of baitcasting combos, one with a really stiff rod and braid, and the other with a...
  14. Where the Fish are/Need Recommendations

    Bank Fishing Reports
    Went to fish the infamous "Low water Crossing Road" today and I saw a ton of bass where more than 10 were 3-5lbs + . I never in my life saw so many bass and did not catch one. I'm sure it was partially because I was out mid day fishing, but every time I would run a plastic or crank in front of a...
  15. First time on lake Austin... Pays off!! 7/14 report

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    Time: 7-11 a.m Sunday morning. Weather: fantastic in the shade. Nothing to complain about. Launched in over by Abel's and the hula ht. Went to some coves over by the right, and hooked a good one on a senko. Of course I lost it as soon as it hit the boat. Got a couple more good bites, and hooked...
  16. 360 Turtles

    Tips and Techniques
    Help! 360 Turtles attack Hey fellas- Anyone got any advice for keeping the turtles off your cutbait? Snagged a turtle by the foot the other day after he messed with my bait for 20 minutes...had the same problem last night near the 360 bridge. He was majorly ticked when I reeled him in. I...
  17. Bud Light Trail - 2013 Austin Division - Lake Austin - 2/17/13

    Tournament Information and Results
    Hey Austin Anglers, We are very excited for our first tournament on Lake Austin this weekend! This is the second tournament in the 2013 Austin division (first was combined with the Belton-Waco division on Belton Lake). Each division has five tournaments. We pay back 80% at the ramp for...
  18. La 11/24/12

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    Hello all, I'm new to the sight but not to the fish game. I figured I would join and help out with fish reports etc seeing that I had used this sight in the past to get a quick grasp on what is happening on the local lakes. I spend a half day last saturday on LA and did fairly well in numbers...
  19. LA at night 3/1

    Black Bass Fishing Reports
    After my lacrosse practice tonight I rushed down to my dock to take a couple casts, I'd seen a nice fish posted up near my dock earlier this evening. I pitched out a big senko, first twitch.. bam! I thought I had a solid hook set on em, but the hook slipped out soon as he got up to the surface...
  20. LA Strikeout

    Small Craft (kayaks, tubes, canoes)
    Hey this is my first post and was wondering if yall have any kayaking tips for LA! Me and my friend Cory have been out twice from Quinland park and fished the spa and on the other side of the lake. The first trip i stuck a 5 pounder on a sexy shad crank bait but that was the only bass we...
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