Canyon Lake Bass Fishing Report July 30, 2004

CANYON LAKE: Water gin clear; 84 degrees; 909′ : Largemouth are good at first light along main creek points in 3′-8′ using watermelon/red Snap Back jerkbaits (, plastic stickbaits like pumpkin/chartreuse Whacky Sticks ( & drop shot or split shot rigging finesse worms in 12′-20′. UPRIVER, working flats along channel turns at daylight with a Silver buzzbait ( produces. As the sun gets higher, switch to Scoundrel worms rigged wacky style on a “K” Wacky Hook by Falcon Lures. Smallmouth are fair in 15′-25′ over rockpiles in open water on Smokin’ Green Devil’s Tongues on drop shot rigs, 3″ rootbeer curl tail grubs and tubes. Striped Bass are slow on and around humps in 60′-80′ near the dam trolling Hyper Striper jigs ( and tight-lining live perch. Crappie are fair upriver in 8′-14′ tight to timber and brushpiles on crappie jigs and minnows. For area info. or to book a guided trip with the most experienced, recommended, Fulltime, professional guides on this lake contact JR’s Guide Service (; call (830) 833-5688 or email

Water Temp: 84

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