Lake LBJ

Because Life is Better at the Lake

Coach's Guide Service on Lake LBJ





After 35 years of fishing Lake LBJ, Coach Phil Sanders guides fishing adventures in this beautiful Texas hill country area known for great crappie and white bass catches. Fishing is more than catching. Enjoying the natural beauty of the great outdoors, the waterfowl, and the weather create a memorable experience for everyone. Get your kids off the computer and onto the water catching not only crappie, but bass, white bass, 3 species of catfish, and Gaspergoo (freshwater drumfish).

About Coach...

Coach Phil Sanders, a 1987 Texas A & M graduate (in the Corp of Cadets for all years of college), began fishing with his grandfather and uncle when he was 8 years old on Lake LBJ. Even while he was coaching for 13 years with 10 years as head coach of tennis, he returned to his family's lakefront often to do what he has loved most - the challenge of fishing. Finding special spots with underwater cover from 3-24 feet below the surface, he knows the perfect environments for fish to feed and can assist even a seasoned fisherman to the best areas of Lake LBJ.

If the weather permits, he'll be out every weekend on the water putting on fish. He enjoys teaching young and old the sport of fishing as well as nature appreciation.

What Coach Provides...
Bait, tackle, poles, boat, insurance, adult life jackets, fish cooler, fish cleaning and packaging

What You Bring...
Drinks, cooler, your snacks, fishing license, life jackets for children, sunscreen, hats if needed

Choose Coach's Guide Service for...
Entire Family Fun Adventures
Highland Lakes Business Party Outings
Secret Spots for the Serious Fisher
Special Times for Granparents/Father/Mother/Son/Daughter
Boating Outings Exploring the Highland Lakes
Pleasure Boating/Bird watching

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Lake LBJ Current Weather Alerts

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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 68

Monday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 48

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 77

Tuesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 46

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 64

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 39

Thanksgiving Day

Sunny

Hi: 72

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 46


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 11/20: 824.65 (-0.35)



Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 15)

Water stained; 75–79 degrees; 0.71’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon soft plastics and wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks along laydowns and stumps early and late. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows under birds. Crappie are good on chartreuse/white crappie jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12–15 feet. Channel catfish are good on liver and stinkbait. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.