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Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec 17)

Water stained; 62–66 degrees; 0.24’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters, Curb’s buzzbaits, and wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks in 4–6 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling Gizz 4 crankbaits on downriggers and drifting live shad along the river channel. White bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows under birds. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12–15 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.


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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...

June 7 is Free Fishing Day in Texas

Saturday, June 7 is an especially great day to go fishing in Texas because it’s Free Fishing Day.While fishing is always free in Texas State Parks, on the first Saturday in June you can fish without a...

Zebra Mussel rules now expanded statewide

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a new regulation requiring that all boats operating on public fresh water anywhere in Texas be drained before leaving or approaching a lake or river to help...

Bassmaster's 100 Best Bass Lakes Of 2014 Announced

Lake Austin comes in at #8! Bassmaster Magazine’s third annual ranking of America’s best bass fisheries has been announced. Months of research, catch-rate data and countrywide polling by the...

ShareLunker entries way down this year

The Texas ShareLunker season, which runs from Oct. 1 through April 30 ended with the third lowest season in the catch of 13 plus pound largemouth bass – nine fish. The 2000-01 season holds the...

Texas fishing regulation changes approved

Expansion into the Texas coastal bend of special harvest regulations on spotted seatrout, and harvest modifications to the state’s only year-round freshwater trout fishery have been approved by the Texas...

Creating your own Honey Holes

A popular practice among bass and crappie anglers—where legal—is to create their own “honey holes” by sinking fish-attracting structure in select fishing spots. Anglers in some regions...

Colorado River Guadalupe Bass is multiple state, potential world records

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) reports that a 3.71-pound, 17-inch Guadalupe Bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several...

Rules to fight Zebra Mussels take effect in additional counties Sunday

In the state’s continuing effort to combat the spread of invasive zebra mussels, 30 counties in North and Central Texas will be added effective Sunday, March 23, to the recently-implemented rules...

FLW Fantasy Fishing revamped for 2014

Fantasy football, fantasy baseball…how about fantasy fishing? FLW Fantasy Fishing has some of the largest prizes in bass fishing, This year FLW is touting that it’s even easier to play. The game...

Tips for proper care and handling of lunker bass

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department gives the following tips on how to keep a trophy bass alive. Land the fish as quickly as possible. Playing a fish to exhaustion diminishes its chance of survival. If...

Lake Austin produces ShareLunker

TPWD reports that Lake Austin produced its twentieth Toyota ShareLunker February 21 when Robert Whitehead of Austin caught a 13.19-pound bass while fishing the upper end of the lake. Whitehead was fishing in...


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Thursday

Mostly Cloudy

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Thursday Night

Thunderstorms

Lo: 52

Friday

Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 58

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 42

Saturday

Mostly Cloudy

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Mostly Cloudy

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Sunday

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Hi: 58

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Water Level on 12/19: 824.59 (-0.41)



Lake LBJ Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec 17)

Water stained; 62–66 degrees; 0.24’ low. Black bass are good on watermelon topwaters, Curb’s buzzbaits, and wacky rigged green pumpkin Whacky Sticks in 4–6 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling Gizz 4 crankbaits on downriggers and drifting live shad along the river channel. White bass are fair vertically jigging Pirk Minnows under birds. Crappie are good on white tube jigs and live minnows over brush piles in 12–15 feet. Channel catfish are fair on minnows and shrimp. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.