9 members showed up to chase the white bass up the creek. Sinking fly lines or sinking flies were the ticket to hooking fish. Most of the fish were on the small side with only a few dozen over 10". The run just hasn't started yet. The further we went upstream the clearer the water became. I think this has a bit to do with the powerboats that come into the area. Once you get past where the bigger boats can reach, the water cleared up nicely.
Fishing for white bass as they run up Harmon Creek out of Lake Livingston on their spring spawn.
As April approaches and COVID-19 is still rampant, we are watching, and waiting. These lakes hold largemouth bass, tiger bass, catfish, black crappie, and bluegill. Catching bass in the three to five pound range is a normal occurance. Twelve pound bass and channel cats and twelve inch bream have been caught in the last three years
The weather guessers got it wrong again. The rain started before sunrise and chilled the air long before we got on the water. The temp never did get above 50°F. The 4 of us tried to dress warm, with varying degrees of success. Fishing was slow, but there were fish to be caught. The flies … Continue reading Nueces River trip, 2020-02-05
Launch your kayak or other small craft and move upstream in the search for the spawning white bass on the Nueces River at George West. Sign up now.
The Jan 10-11 outing was postponed due to inclimate weather. LCRA has given us a "credit" to move the reservation to a later date. I am looking at dates near the end of Feb or mid-March. Glen Wells and I took a chance and showed up at the Northshore Boat Launch on Fri, Jan 10. … Continue reading Jan 10th Report: Lake Bastrop – North Shore Park
THE WEATHER HAS FORCED CANCELLATION OF THIS TRIP. MAY TRY TO RESCHEDULE LATER Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: Kayak/Canoe/Motorized Boat - Lake Bastrop (Bastrop, Texas) Trip Description: Fish Lake Bastrop in the winter; Fri/Sat, Jan 10-11. Kayak, canoe, or motorized boat. Three tent campsites have been reserved for Friday, Jan 10th. (#80, #81, #82) LCRA … Continue reading CANCELLED: Lake Bastrop – North Shore Park, Fri-Sat, Jan 10-11, 2020
20 total anglers. Fish were caught, but it was a very slow catch rate. A good time was had by all that were there. Lunch was a mixed bag, chili, beans, potato salad, chips, cookies, drinks, etc. Mike Arnold joined us, was chauffeured, and caught fish. BluegillBassTurtle accidentally hookedAnother nice bassJoe N.Yet another nice bass … Continue reading Damon in November, 2019, report
Fish Lake Bastrop in the winter; Fri/Sat, Feb 28-29. Kayak, canoe, or motorized boat. Three tent campsites have been reserved for Friday, Feb 28th. (#77, #78, #79) LCRA "canvas" tents and cots are available for 12 people (6 tents, 12 cots). We will meet at 6:30 am Fri and Sat at the Northshore boat dock. Pot luck Friday night. (Bring a side dish) Breakfast Sat morning on your own.
Texas FlyFishers will once again make a trip to Damon 7 Lakes in 2019 Cooler weather and biting fish are something we look forward to every year.