Canyon Lake Bass Fishing Report July 15, 2004

CANYON LAKE: Water gin clear; 84 degrees; 910′ : Largemouth are fair to good at first light along 4′-10′ breaklines on wacky rigged Whacky Sticks (, weighted Albino Shad Snap Back jerkbaits ( & pumpkin/chart. 5″ finesse worms . During the day, turn your attention to open water ledges and humps from 12′-25′ deep where deep cranking shad colored crankbaits and Carolina rigs with green pumpkin Snap Back jerkbaits produce. Upriver, the early A.M. bite is pretty good using shallow running crankbaits, ‘deadsticking’ 4″ green pumpkin Wacky Sticks or Senkos rigged on “K” Wacky Hooks ( along laydowns in 5′- 8′ of water. Pro’s Soft Bait Glue ( extends the life of expensive soft plastics by enabling you to repair tears on the water. Smallmouth are fair along bluffs in 12′-25′ using smoke/red flake Snap Back tubes (, watermelon/gold flake Yamamoto Cut Tail worms on 1/8 oz. jigheads and smoke Wacky Sticks. Stripers are slow. Anglers can expect a slow bite by trolling Hyper Striper jigs on downriggers in 60′-75′, vertically jigging 1 oz. pirk Minnows and tight- lining live bait near the dam. White Bass are fair at night under green lights on Curb’s crappie jigs and 1-12″ Lit’l Fishie. Crappie are fair to good upriver in 6′-10′ dabblin’ white 1/32 oz. crappie jigs and minnows. For area info. or to book a guided trip with the most experienced,recommended, Fulltime, professional guides on the lake contact JR’s Guide Service ( call (830) 833-5688 or email, or see us at Fisherman’s Corner,(, 21910 FM 306 at Potter’s Creek Rd.,210-213-2534. This Bass Pro dealer has the largest selection of professional tackle of any dealer in the area; Terminator, Berkley, Lucky Craft, Rat-L-Trap, Creme, ABU/Garcia, Yamamoto and the exclusive dealer in the whole area for Yozuri crankbaits

Water Temp: 84

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