Dating pleasure fish
But the wind was a bitch and no one ventured out of Government or state park cove I hear. He says that they had thirty fish over five pounds, with an eight and a nine mixed in.. Too many nice fish have been caught as of late and I know I'm gonna whack one as well.. Of course all of this info is slightly out of date.. We'll be down in the low sixties on the surface in the next few days.. And after a minute we got her in the boat and she weighed 9-1.. I am sure this fish was up there to spawn, just like several big fish that I heard about last week that were caught in knee deep water.
The wind was a factor last Saturday, and from what I heard, the Quality Bass Club leader only had either fourteen or seventeen pounds after fishing day one.. Not the drinking one) at the course, he was having a banner day on the water. And I am feeling like I am going to bust a big ole bitch any day.. The big hardwoods are still holding some fish, but not as good as they were the week before.. This is south Texas and this shit won't last long.. I couldn't move her at all at first and I knew I had a good one on and hollered for the net.
The ones that said Un-uh to biting what I was throwing back in the day when I would actually fish days like these.. Think creek channel edges like we have been saying for months.. But they are all pussies like me and they are standing around in the store looking at their feet..
But in all honesty, I don't remember fishing many days like these, at least not in the last five years.. Throwing a mid depth crankbait or a big spinnerbait in about eight feet of water has been a very productive method of putting fish in the boat as of late.
And for some, a few fantastic days have been experienced.. And while I was testing my elbow (The golfing one.. I caught a couple of fives and a few three to four pound fish, but more importantly than that, I caught a bad case of anticipation.. And when I set the hook this time I knowed it wadn't no two pounder.. Can you imagine how many eggs that thing might hold? It is getting Summer time around here so keep that in mind if you decide to venture down. If you want to go crappie fishing, give me a call and I'll hook you up with a guide that will put you on em..
So if you get your Christmas shopping done and still have some vacation time to burn, you ought to get your ass down here.. All it takes this morning is Big Balls, and Overalls.. The kind that still keep me fired up about going fishing. But I re-rigged my bait and made an even longer cast back to the stump and got bit again.. But even I have been catching some good ones here lately, so you certainly have a chance to catch em as well. Those things are stacked on them brushpiles down there.
Believe it or not there were a few brave souls that fished yesterday in the blustery north winds, and reports were a lot better than I would have thought. December 7, 2017: I know I said I would write more often.. This cold wind has probably scattered them to the four winds.. And I chunked a bait (Plum Ol MOnster) at an underwater stump you could just see the top of in about two and a half feet of water. In any case I was back there yesterday and the rocks adjacent to the stump where I caught that fish had a big school of fry hanging out in the shade.. As a matter of fact I don't think you can do this anywhere else in June.. A super fluke on a shakey head or wobble head did real well on the rocks last weekend. I fished four days out of six and the weather could not have been better.. Now that is what winter in Zapata is supposed to be.. Familiarity is everything, so if you know the turf then you can still get up there and catch some fish. But it looks like a dryer and hotter period coming our way this week. The flipping bite remains pretty decent, with the usual summer pattern of hardwoods and shade.. If you disregard this one, you might get your lower unit chopped off.. June 6, 2017: Well for all the bitching about wind I have been doing the last two months, I'll have to retract it for the last two weeks.. And not too damn hot, with all the scattered rain showers that have been around. And thunderstorms have been surrounding us here as of late..My Sun, My Sun, Please make me aware, That your balmy presence still exists in my life.. Well he has had a couple more and so has John Adami. From what I hear, the fish are concentrated in some areas, and scattered out in the rest. Good numbers of four to eight pound fish being caught.. And I apologize for no name and weight on this beastie.. Water temps have rebounded a bit to the middle sixties the last two days and under the Veleno bridge it was 65° yesterday . There are very few people in town currently, and I have not spoken to many fishermen. So I may shed my tattered coat, And get my ass, Back in my boat.. Two freaking weeks and I have not been on the water.. Evidently these fish are different that the Falcon fish I knew.. If you can find one of these pods of fish, you can get fat in a hurry.. The south end of the lake is still where it is at..