Canyon Lake Bass Fishing Report February 2, 2002

Conditions are ideal for even novice anglers to catch one of the biggest bass they ever had on the end of their line. Feb. and March are big bass time on this lake. The upper Guadalupe river (above the lake) is producing some quality fish (6 lbs.) for our clients by working junebug 4″ Disc Worms (www.bigbitebaits.com), red 1/4 oz. Terminator spinnerbaits and crawfish crankbaits through the stands of salt cedars along breaklines of the main channel. In the lake, working taking some good fish working a 4″ gray/blue and pumpkin SlidingWeight Craw Fish (www.slidingweight.com), 3/16 oz. Terminator Finesse Jigs (www.terminatorlures.com) and crawfish crankbaits over rock piles and down submerged rock jetties and ledges in 8′-15′ of water. Smallmouth are very good to 4 lbs. along breaklines of gravel flats using a 3″ chartreuse or crawfish Super Tube (www.cremelure.com), brown Curb’s hair jigs with Devil’s Tongue trailers and chartreuse 1/8 oz. Tiny-T spinnerbaits. Stripers to 8 lbs. and White Bass in the 12″-16″ class are good over ridges and humps in 30′-40′. Some limited topwater action on Red Fins, but the most success with stripers is coming on vertically jigged 1 oz. Pirk Minnows, 1/2 oz. Curb’s striper jigs and 3″ Lit’l Fishie Shads bounced off the bottom. TO BOOK A GUIDED TRIP CONTACT THE MOST EXPERIENCED/RECOMMENDED AND ONLY FULLTIME,PROFESSIONAL BASS SPECIALISTS AND ALL SPECIES GUIDE SERVICE ON THIS LAKE: JR’S GUIDE SERVICE www.jrguideservice.com. Call (830) 833-5688 or email jimfish@moment.net. For the best selection of quality tackle, the largest line of “lake specific” lures and live bait stop by and see us at FISHERMAN’S CORNER, FM 306 at Potter’s Creek Rd., (830) 935-2933 (www.canyonlakefishing.com) We’ll beat the price/selection of any dealer on the lake.

Water Temp: 55.6

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