Canyon Lake Bass Fishing Report July 22, 2004

CANYON LAKE: Water gin clear; 84 degrees; 909′ : Largemouth are good to 6 lbs early in 12′-25′ of water using pumpkin Devil’s Tongues (www.cremelure.com) on drop shot rigs, green pumpkin Yamamoto Cut Tail worms (www.canyonlakefishing.com) on jig heads and watermelon/chart. Whacky Sticks on wacky rigs. UPRIVER, the early morning bite is good on flats along channel turns using 1/4 oz. Silver Shad Terminator spinnerbaits/buzzbaits (www.terminatorlures.com), later using green pumpkin Snap Back creature baits & grape Scoundrel worms using a 3/0 “K” Wacky Hook (www.falconlures.com) to “whacky rig” them. Smallmouth are good at night in 3′-8′ on black 1/8 oz. Tiny-T buzzbaits, black Photon crankbaits (www.photonlures.com) and 7/16 oz. black Terminator tungsten spinnerbaits (www.canyonlakefishing.com) along the initial breakline of mainlake points. During the day, Carolina rigged 3-1/2″ rootbeer tubes and Scoundrel worms on Mojo rigs produce in 12′-30′ along bluff ledges. Stripers are slow over humps and along main lake points in 60′-80′ down-rigging Hyper Striper jigs, jigging 1 oz. Pirk Minnows (www.canyonlakefishing.com) and tight-lining live perch. White Bass are fair at night under Green Lights on 1-1/2″ Lit’l Fishies, 1/16 oz. Curb’s crappie jigs and live minnows on glow heads. Crappie good upriver in 8′-14′ on Curb’s crappie jigs and live minnows. Channel Catfish are very good in Fisherman’s Corner. 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 (www.jrguideservice.com) call (830) 833-5688 or email jimfish@moment.net, or see us at Fisherman’s Corner, (www.canyonlakefishing.com), 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, Photon Glow Lures, ABU/Garcia, Yamamoto and the exclusive dealer in the whole area for Photon Glow Lures, Yozuri crankbaits. *Special orders available.*

Water Temp: 84

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