Coach's Guide Service on Lake LBJ





After 35 years of fishing Lake LBJ, Coach Phil Sanders guides fishing adventures in this beautiful Texas hill country area known for great crappie and white bass catches. Fishing is more than catching. Enjoying the natural beauty of the great outdoors, the waterfowl, and the weather create a memorable experience for everyone. Get your kids off the computer and onto the water catching not only crappie, but bass, white bass, 3 species of catfish, and Gaspergoo (freshwater drumfish).

About Coach...

Coach Phil Sanders, a 1987 Texas A & M graduate (in the Corp of Cadets for all years of college), began fishing with his grandfather and uncle when he was 8 years old on Lake LBJ. Even while he was coaching for 13 years with 10 years as head coach of tennis, he returned to his family's lakefront often to do what he has loved most - the challenge of fishing. Finding special spots with underwater cover from 3-24 feet below the surface, he knows the perfect environments for fish to feed and can assist even a seasoned fisherman to the best areas of Lake LBJ.

If the weather permits, he'll be out every weekend on the water putting on fish. He enjoys teaching young and old the sport of fishing as well as nature appreciation.

What Coach Provides...
Bait, tackle, poles, boat, insurance, adult life jackets, fish cooler, fish cleaning and packaging

What You Bring...
Drinks, cooler, your snacks, fishing license, life jackets for children, sunscreen, hats if needed

Choose Coach's Guide Service for...
Entire Family Fun Adventures
Highland Lakes Business Party Outings
Secret Spots for the Serious Fisher
Special Times for Granparents/Father/Mother/Son/Daughter
Boating Outings Exploring the Highland Lakes
Pleasure Boating/Bird watching

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Lake LBJ Current Weather Alerts

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Lake LBJ Weather Forecast

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 89

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 73

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 93

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 74

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 95

Saturday Night

Clear

Lo: 75

Sunday

Hot

Hi: 97

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 76


Lake LBJ Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 8/5: 825.31 (+0.31)



Lake LBJ

Fishing Report from TPWD (Aug. 4)

GOOD. Water lightly stained; 88 degrees; 0.75 feet low. Black bass are good on plum or purple Texas rigged plastic worms, shaky head jigs, swim baits and diving crankbaits worked near rocky shorelines, main lake points and timber in water depths 13-26 feet. Crappie are fair on minnows around brush piles, rock ledges and docks. White bass are good near main lake channels, flats and humps with live bait and slabs. Catfish are good on chicken liver, live bait and cut bait.

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