Lake LBJ Fishing Reports

 

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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The 3 Most Effective Types of Striper Lures

Fishing for striped bass (commonly referred to as “striper”) is legendary for wide-open action and fun sized fish. But why? The answer is quite simple – striper fishing is not that hard to...

Lake LBJ Sand Bass Run

The beginning of spring is one of the most rewarding seasons for bass fishing in Texas. It is the time when the Lake LBJ sand bass run occurs. In early spring, bass usually migrate from the cold deep waters to...

Whited And Kennell Win Final TTZ Trail Event

Charles Whited and Brendan Kennell won the final trail event on LBJ and the 2020 AOY title for Texas Tournament Trail. TTZ SUPER 6 SERIES - LBJ - Oct. 31st, 2020 Teams: 130Anglers: 251Total Fish: 207Avg....

Dock Talk -- Set the Hook or Not

A new bass fishing angler asks the age-old question when fishing a plastic worm; should he set the hook immediately when he feels a bump or wait a second before setting the hook. My learning curve in fishing...

Flukes For Bass in Late June

A creative angler is always looking for the edge that will help him or her catch more fish. Take for example the popular Fluke manufactured by Zoom. Fluke baits are long, narrow plastic bass lures with a soft,...

Check the Trash Barrels

After a good day on the lake, your putting everything in the right place, making sure the boat is secure. A part of my end of trip ritual was gathering up all the used or discarded soft plastic worms,...

Tournaments Returning to Texas Lakes With Some Adjustments

The Tournaments are beginning to return to Texas lakes, but with revised dates and "social distancing" instructions. The following information are rules set by Bass Champs (May 16 Lake LBJ) and Outlaw...

Crappie on the Move

According to the fishing reports, crappie fishing is rated good in just about all the lakes in Texas. Terry Sympson at Jackson Hill Marina on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recently reported that 16 year old Kobe Shird...

Local Angler's Blue Catfish Sets a New Record

Nathan Dicken amd his 10-year-old son Braxton are pretty good anglers. Both of them together were out on Marble Falls, April 12, the date Nathan hooked up with the big blue catfish. Lake Marble Falls is part...

50 Top Bass in Sharelunker Program

Spring is tradtionaly the best time of the year to catch a trophy bass in Texas. The following is the top 50 bass caught in Texas and shared with Texas Parks & Wild Life ShareLunker Program.Rank-Water...

Thunder, Lightning and a Nasty Virus

It’s April, and if you are angler, you need to be out fishing, no matter whether your quarry is bass, crappie, catfish, speckled trout, redfish … etc. It’s just good time to go fishing,...

Leap Day Weekend

AUSTIN – If any superstitious anglers are wondering whether the Leap Day weekend is lucky or unlucky for catching the fish of a lifetime, two Texas bass anglers just made the answer very clear. Angler...

Dock Talk

Conversations recently heard from bass anglers…to trailer or not. Not as a boat trailer, but whether to add a something special behind a spinnerbait, jig or swim bait. “I use a trailer about 95...

White Bass Fishing Opportunities - Lake Lyndon B. Johnson

Lake LBJ, is fed by the Llano and Colorado Rivers. Both rivers can be accessed from two fee boat ramps in the city of Kingsland. Riverbend Marine and Storage ramp is accessed via Harris Loop, directly across...

Look for Rivers or Creeks with Moving Water

The annual white bass spawning run has either began or is about to begin on rivers or creeks that feed into popular Texas lakes. With a warm winter like we have had this year, it is possible some fish have...

First Legacy Lunker of the Season

Check out this 14.36 pound lunker, caught by Blake Cockrell at Lake Alan Henry this past weekend. This is the first Legacy Class ShareLunker of 2020. If you catch a 13+ pound bass and loan it to Texas Parks...

Keep the Bite Going

When crappie get a little finicky, give them a little something extra to keep the bite going. Berkley Crappie Nibbles: One of the more popular crappie teaser are the Berkley Crappie Nibbles, in chartreuse,...

Crappie Fishing on Area Lakes

Crappie are being taken on traditional crappie baits … jigs and minnows. On the deeper impoundments the fish have been found suspended in 30 feet of water, about 14-16 feet from the surface. You can...

A Taste for Soft Plastics

It looks like it’s getting that time of the year when jigs, worms (big) are the choice of bass. The lures that caught winning fish at FLW Tournament on Grand Lake in Oklahoma were mostly an assortment of...

Whew ...

When fishing for catfish remember: “The worse it smells, the better.” When I lived in Oklahoma City, a friend and I would have it all set up to leave from work on Friday afternoons, heading to Ft...


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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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