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John Gilbert Fishing Guide on Lake LBJ


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Fishing with John Gilbert is a truly UNIQUE and FUN experience. John catches fish 90% of the time and he's easy-going so you're going to have a great day. FISH, FISH, FISH & more FISH is what it's all about - see our pictures for the proof!

John's had a hook in the water since he could walk. During John's school years his dad worked a 4 day work week and took John fishing with him every Friday. He's been fishing the Highland Lakes in Central Texas for over 30 years and has held several Lake Travis fishing records including one for white bass and one for crappie.

Fishing trips on Lake Travis and Lake LBJ are available in 1/2 day and full day trips. John's 18 ft 9" Blue Wave boat can accommodate 4 fishermen/women. Please call for a price quote - fishing trips start at $300

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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 79

Thursday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 61


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 81

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 65


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 87

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 66


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 86

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 67

Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 3/22: 824.61 (-0.39)

Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Mar. 21)

Water stained; 72–76 degrees; 0.77’ low. Black bass are fair on chartreuse Rat–L–Traps and plastic swimbaits. Striped bass are good on Spoiler Shads and Li’l Fishies at night. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies at night. Crappie are good on chartreuse/white tube jigs and live minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on minnows and nightcrawlers. Yellow and blue catfish are fair on trotlines baited with live bait.