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Went down to lady bird lake last night from 915-1115 or so by the congress bridge. Stayed there almost all night fishing the pillars with a jig. Ended up getting one good hit but didn't get a great hook set. I was fishing on the south side of the bridge mostly. I had heard from a local fisherman that the congress bridge had been producing double didget fish for him. He told me to use a jig and to fish where the colorado river used to run before the whole lake expanded. that is on the south side of the lake. I focused all my efforts on the pillars, and then five minutes before i left, being the idiot that i am, realized that i probably should of been fishing between the pillars in the part where the main river used to run . Well at least i got one hit. has anyone had great luck at the congress bridge recently?
 

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its a good place to fish year round.when they rebuilt congress bridge they left the old bridges rubble there.it is spred out along and under the whole bridge,also used as base for the pillars.imo the best spot is between and to the east of the second and third pillars from the south,each pillar has a point that sticks out east with lots of structure on them and spread out between them.a big jig or 10 inch worm worked very slowly,actuallyjust lifting up your rod tip and lettin the current move your bait and long pauses is a deadly method.current is key,no current no bites.bigger bait bigger fish rule on this lake.
 

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This one isn't huge but it is a good fish, 23" and 6.5 pounds, caught last Saturday on a jig on the very spot BoBo mentioned (third pillar from south side) .  Caught 2 fish back to back on that spot and another on the north bank by a laydown.   :)    


Big baits for sure!
 
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