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What to Bring on the Boat this Spring

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Are you heading out on the boat this spring? That sounds like so much fun, doesn’t it? Because we’re finally diving back into the water after a cold winter, it’s important to brush up on your boating knowledge; here are five things you’ll need to take with you on the boat! And as always, have a blast out on Lake LBJ!


Plenty of Sunscreen


It’s never a good idea to go without sunscreen, especially if you have a pale complexion. We’re pretty sure this is common sense by now, but it’s definitely a necessity! UV can catch you even on a cloudy day, you know!


Plenty of (Proper) Life Vests


The US Coast Guard requires boaters to have a life vest for each person present, at the very least. It’s not something you want to leave at home, even if you don’t plan on swimming!


A Dry Box For Personal Items


A dry box is box that can fit in a secure area on your boat, that holds your personal items like your wallet, car keys, and anything else that absolutely cannot get lost or wet. Make sure you’ve got one!


Your Swimsuit


Oh come on out… the water’s great! It’s finally starting to warm up and it’s only going to get better. So don’t forget to bring your swimsuit with you- and don’t be shy!


Your Inner Tube


These last two are just for fun, especially the inner tube! But they’re still important. It’s still important to relax and have a blast out there. Make your trip a memorable one by tubing, or swimming!


This season, whether you’re swimming, jet skiing, tubing, or boating, we hope you have the absolute best time on Lake LBJ! We’d love to have you out this spring and into the summer. Just don’t forget to bring these items with you!


 


 


 


 




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Water stained; 77–81 degrees; 0.76’ low. Black bass are good on black/blue jigs and watermelon tubes on docks. Striped bass are slow. White bass are good on silver Pirk Minnows and Spoiler Shads. Crappie are fair on minnows in brush piles. Channel catfish are fair on shrimp and nightcrawlers. Yellow and blue catfish are slow.