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Lake LBJ Fishing Reports

 

Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 11)

Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 4.70’ low. Black bass are good on black/blue Curb’s jigs and PBJ colored Snag Proof jigs. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair to good on Pirk Minnows and Li’l Fishies in the channel near the power plant. Crappie are fair on minnows in brush piles and under heated docks. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.


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Changes to ShareLunker program

Craig Bonds, new director of inland fisheries for Texas Parks and Wildlife, has begun some tweaking he thinks will help keep anglers involved and lead to even more big bass in Texas lakes. “The program...

Tim Webb says he got "lucky"

Around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 22, Tim Webb got an early Christmas gift. He was fishing from the shoreline of Sunrise Beach when he felt a tug on the end of his line. He set the hook and proceeded to reel reeled in...

Go catch some bass this weekend

Texas lakes are noted for pretty good bass fishing. Fall temperatures usually mean cooling water temps which will put the bass feeding, getting ready for the coming colder months of winter. How about some...

Changes to Toyota ShareLunker program

TPWD is implementing program changes to optimize spawning success. While the ShareLunker season will continue to run each year from Oct.1 through April 30, only those entries collected between Jan. 1 –...

The dark side of the dock

The calendar may say it’s September, but it it’s still hot in Texas. Summertime bass fishing tactics will remain until some decent cool weather comes through, which probably won’t be until...

Pond or large impoundment?

An angler shared that he normally fishes neighborhood ponds and usually has good luck catching five or six bass in an hour. On a big impoundment type lake he throws the same baits off docks or boats up against...

The right line, right line test for hassle free fishing on spinning reels...

Braid or fluorocarbon between 8 to 12 pounds was the choice of most anglers. Additional tips to help in line control: 1. When spooling a spinning reel make sure the line goes onto the spool in a counter...

Clean, wash and dry

What with all the news regarding the flooding in Texas lakes, don’t forget the fight we all continue  against invasive species in our waterways. Zebra mussels and giant salvinia could be hiding in...

RED, WHITE & BLUE SLAM

Memorial Day is when we remember the Men and women who gave their lives to protect our freedoms, so that their sacrifice is never forgotten. If you’re planning to fish over Memorial Day weekend, we...

Leased public access on Llano River above LBJ

White bass are one of Texas’ most sought-after gamefish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. To improve access for anglers targeting white bass,...

Second ShareLunker of the season

After 4.5 months with no entries into the Toyota ShareLunker program, Bruce Butler of Amarillo ended the dry spell with a 13.13-pound fish from Lake Alan Henry. Butler caught the season’s second...

Free mobile app available for Texas hunting and fishing regulations

Have you ever been fishing and wondered what the limit is on the fish you are catching? I know I have. The official Outdoor Annual — Texas Hunting and Fishing Regulations app is now available for free...

ShareLunker season begins Oct. 1

Anyone legally catching a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass from Texas waters, public or private, between October 1 and April 30 may submit the fish to the Toyota ShareLunker program. Fish will be picked up...

Tips for taking bass at night

Fishing at night during the hot summer months is the best way to beat the heat. Be on the water about an hour before total darkness to allow your eyes to adjust to the gathering darkness. The following are...

Learn to camp: sign up now for fall workshops

Want to plan a unique family weekend? Want to get the kids out in nature? Try something radically different. Learn how to camp at a Texas Outdoor Family workshop. The camping experts at TPWD will teach you how...

Summer jig tips

Deep and slow always seems to be a solid summer bass strategy, and a jig presentation fits the bill. Hydrilla and aquatic weeds:Bass take refuge in the cool beneath masses of hydrilla and other aquatic weeds....

Statewide boat-draining rule takes effect July 1

Beginning July 1, boaters must drain all water from their boat and on-board receptacles before leaving or approaching a body of fresh water anywhere in Texas. The new Texas Parks and Wildlife Department...

Fishing reels...

Fishing reels can make or break your day out on the water. What are some of the favorites of fishing guides who depend on their equipment? Shimano, Lew’s and Daiwa models get the nod. Shimano Chronarch...

On Father's Day...

My thoughts on Father’s Day are not the typical ones where the father introduced his son to the outdoors. My earliest remembrances of him were his love of baseball, watching the games across the street...

The life of Ethel Bass

“The Legend of Ethel, ” a YouTube video, tells the story of how a 17.67-pound bass caught in November 1986 became the first fish entered into Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s...


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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Rain Showers

Hi: 54

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 46

Wednesday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 58

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 44

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 73

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 48

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 74

Friday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 49


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 1/18: 820.65 (-4.35)



Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Jan. 11)

Water stained; 60–64 degrees; 4.70’ low. Black bass are good on black/blue Curb’s jigs and PBJ colored Snag Proof jigs. Striped bass are slow. White bass are fair to good on Pirk Minnows and Li’l Fishies in the channel near the power plant. Crappie are fair on minnows in brush piles and under heated docks. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.