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Lake LBJ Fishing Reports

 

Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 18)

Water stained; 80–84 degrees; 0.64’ low. Black bass are good on Curb’s buzzbaits, clear swim baits, and watermelon/purple flake Whacky Sticks in 5–15 feet early. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies at night. Crappie are fair on live minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on minnows and liver. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.


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Restructured Version of ShareLunker Program

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced a restructured version of its Toyota Sharelunker program. The revised program will be more inclusive, allowing anglers who catch largemouth bass weighing 8...

Bass Champs Central Region winners take home over $28,000

The team of David Shuster and Charles Gerhart came out on top winning over $28,000 by mere ounces. “Our day started out really well,” Shuster began. “We enjoyed the trailering aspect, and...

2017 SHARELUNKERS

Current ShareLunker Entries (5)Date Angler Name Home Town Weight Length Girth Water Body 02/10/2017 Ryder Wicker Fort Worth, TX 13.07 25.6 21.6 Marine Creek (Ft. Worth) 02/28/2017 Larry Mosby Garrison, TX...

BASSMASTER CLASSIC .... MARCH 24-26 Could be a weekend of double digit bass

Don’t miss a minute of the action; watch the Classic at the Expo, Bassmaster.com, or on facebook. If you can’t make it to Lake Conroe or for the weigh in show at Minute Maid Park, you can catch...

The venerable Texas Rig

The Texas Rig … a bullet weight slip sinker located ahead of a worm hook…is probably the first way of fishing a plastic worm that most bass anglers first learned on. Since then bass anglers have...

Father and son Rick & Adam Clark came out on top at Bass Champs Tournament

Father and son Rick & Adam Clark came out on top winning over $25,000 at the Bass Champs Central Region Tournament held at Lake LBJ on March 4. Rain and cool temperatures made for a challenging day weather...

First 2017 Toyota ShareLunker collected at Marine Creek Lake

ATHENS — Fort Worth angler Ryder Wicker caught the first Toyota ShareLunker of the 2017 season Feb. 10 at Marine Creek Lake. But this wasn’t the only “first” he checked off the list...

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...


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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Monday

Sunny

Hi: 82

Monday Night

Clear

Lo: 51

Tuesday

Sunny

Hi: 74

Tuesday Night

Clear

Lo: 42

Wednesday

Sunny

Hi: 77

Wednesday Night

Clear

Lo: 48

Thursday

Sunny

Hi: 84

Thursday Night

Clear

Lo: 51


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 10/23: 824.64 (-0.36)



Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Oct. 18)

Water stained; 80–84 degrees; 0.64’ low. Black bass are good on Curb’s buzzbaits, clear swim baits, and watermelon/purple flake Whacky Sticks in 5–15 feet early. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on Li’l Fishies at night. Crappie are fair on live minnows over brush piles. Channel catfish are good on minnows and liver. Yellow and blue catfish are good on trotlines baited with live bait.