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Waco Lake Fishing near Waco, Texas

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Fish for:
  • Redear Sunfish
  • Bluegill
  • Redbreast Sunfish
  • Flathead Catfish
  • Crappie
  • White Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Blue Catfish
  • Channel Catfish
Access: Public
Fishing License: Required
Fishing Rules & Regulations: Texas Fish & Wildlife

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Fishing Times for Waco Lake

Fishing Times for Waco Lake near Waco, TX

Best Fishing Times
6:41AM to 8:41AM

Alternate Fishing Times
10:39AM to 12:39PM

Fishing Waco Lake, TX on 12/22/2014 will be best from 6:41AM through 8:41AM. If that time won’t work for you, 10:39AM to 12:39PM looks promising. Remember to adjust these times based on barometric pressure, and weather changes.

Weather for Waco Lake

Current Temp: 55.4
Max Temp: 55.4
Min Temp: 55.4
Outside: clear sky
Wind: High wind, near gale
Wind Speed: 16.63
Wind Direction: South-southwest
Humidity: 87
Pressure: 1004
Sunrise: 8:25 AM
Sunset: 6:30 PM

1 Fishing Reports for Waco Lake - Waco, Texas

11/22/2011 3:00 PM

Fishing Tips for Lake Waco

I have a ton of tips for Lake Waco so I am going to take it one species at a time. LAGREMOUTH BASS: The bass are found in good numbers and sizes here. If you are fishing here during the spawn you will find tons of bass near the backs of creeks and in coves that are protected from the north wind. The best baits for this kind of situation are white or chartreuse spinners and black/blue or black/chartreuse jig and pork combinations. In the summer the bass can be found near windblown main lake points and flats near the main lake channel. Also good are Flatrock and Hog creeks. The best baits for this kind of fishing are crankbaits, topwaters, spinners, swim baits, and jigs. CRAPPIES: If you though the largemouth bass found here are good they ain’t got nothing on the crappies. The best time for the crappies is the spring when they spawn in coves that are protected from the north winds and flats near inlets. The best “spot within a spot” are fallen trees, brush, and weeds. After the huge spring run the fishing becomes much harder and most people forget about the crappies until next year. CATFISH: The best catfishing happens in the spring and early summer when the fish are actively hunting prey near the inlets. The rest of the year the main lake points, rocks, humps, and flats are the best spots. Your best bet for catching a fish in any of these spots is to fish after dark with shrimp, stinkbait, live fish, dead fish, and worms. WHITE BASS: If you want to catch a lot of white bass your best bet is to fish the rivers in the spring during the famous spawning run where anglers catch 1000s of fish on jigs, spinners, live bait, and Zip Lures. The rest of the year troll the main lake with crankbaits, spinners, and Zip Lures. SUNFISH: Try fishing the fallen trees, rocks, weeds, and inlets with live bait year round. Good luck fishing!

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Waco Lake is a reservoir located just 4 miles from Waco, in McLennan County, in the state of Texas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including redear sunfish, bluegill, redbreast sunfish, flathead catfish, crappie, white bass, largemouth bass, blue catfish and channel catfish here.

Alternate names for this reservoir includes Waco Reservoir and Lake Waco. To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 31.5835 latitude, and -97.20056 longitude into your GPS device. View Waco Lake Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the reservoir is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!
Waco Lake est un réservoir situé à seulement 4 miles de Waco, dans le McLennan County, dans les état de l'Texas, United States. Les pêcheurs trouveront une grande variété de poissons, y compris crapet redear, arlequin, crapet rouge-gorge, le poisson-chat à tête plate, marigane, bar blanc, achigan à grande bouche, poisson-chat bleu et barbue de rivière ici. Que vous soyez autrement vos chances d'obtenir une morsure ici sont bonnes. Alors prenez votre canne à pêche à la mouche favorite et la bobine, et partez à Waco Lake.

Autres noms pour ce reservoir comprend Waco réservoir et Lake Waco. Pour trouver cet endroit de pêche consultez la carte ci-dessus ou entrez 31.5835 de latitude et de longitude -97.20056 dans votre appareil GPS. Voir Waco Lake Carte Topographique.

Et s'il vous plaît n'oubliez pas de vérifier avec les poissons de la faune locale et du service pour assurer le réservoir est ouvert au public, et que vous avez le permis de pêche obligatoire. Maintenant, ce que vous attendez, vous la pêche!
Waco Lake es el embalse situado a 4 miles de Waco, en McLennan County, en los estado de Texas, United States. Los pescadores encontrarán una gran variedad de peces incluyendo pez luna redear, mojarra de agallas azules, petirrojo pez luna, bagre cabeza plana, tipo de pez, lobina blanca, lobina, siluro azul y el bagre de canal aquí Ya sea que esté de lo contrario sus probabilidades de contraer una picadura de aquí son buenos. Así que coge tu caña favoritos pesca con mosca y carrete, y diríjase a Waco Lake.

Suplente nombres para este reservoir incluye Embalse de Waco y Lago Waco. Para encontrar este lugar de pesca Consulte el mapa que aparece arriba o entrar en 31.5835 latitud, y -97.20056 de longitud en el dispositivo GPS. Ver Mapa Topográfico de Waco Lake.

Y por favor recuerde verificar con el local de Pesca y Vida Silvestre del departamento para garantizar la embalse es abierto al público, y que tiene la licencia de pesca necesario. Ahora, ¿qué estás esperando, consiga la pesca!
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