Canyon Lake Bass Fishing Report October 17, 2004

Water clear; 74-76 degrees; 909.14′: Largemouth are very good in 6′-20′ along open water ledges and points with brush or timber using white Photon crankbaits (www.photonlures.com), green Super Tube Heavy (www.cremelure.com) and Bleeding Shiner Rat-L-Traps (www.rat-l-trap.com) over lake points flats and rockpiles. Upriver, bass are very good on the steep side of channel turns on white/chartreuse Tiny-T buzzbaits, Frenzy poppers and pitching Texas rigged green pumpkin Snap Back creature baits (www.terminatorlures.com), Heavy Tubes & wacky rigged watermelon-red Scoundrel worms (www.cremelure.com) rigged on 3/0 “K” Wacky Hooks tight to stumps. Smallmouth are good to 3 lbs. in 5′-20′ along bluffs on smoke-red flake Snap Back (www.terminatorlures.com) tubes on jigheads, rootbeer-green flake curl tail grubs and chartreuse 7/16 oz. Terminator tungsten spinnerbaits. Striped Bass are fair with limited subsurface (no topwater) action (yet) right at daylight over 40′-60′ of water on weighted Blue Glimmer Snap Back jerkbaits, 1 oz. Rat-l-Traps and jigging Pirk Minnows. For area information, accommodations, fishing or to book a guided trip with the most experienced, Fulltime, professional guide service fishing Canyon for 40 years contact JR’s Guide Service (www.jrguideservice.com). Call Jim at: (830) 833-5688 or email jimfish@moment.net. Your most convenient bait and tackle dealer to the upper end and Guadalupe River on the south side of the lake is Canyon Bait House, 15695 Cranes Mill Rd., (830) 899-9747.

Water Temp: 72

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