Ray Roberts Lake Fishing Report near Aubrey, Texas
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April 2016 Lake Ray Roberts Fishing Report
by Jim Walling
on April 29th
Fishing at Ray Roberts Lake has been very good for weeks and is now even better.
Crappie are showing up on brush piles in 15-20 feet of water. They are hitting minnows and small jigs fished over the top of the brush. There are a lot of small fish but also good numbers in the 12-15" range.
White Bass fishing, as is most of the time is great. We have been catching limits of large fish. Last year I believe there was one of the most successful spawns on the lake that there has been in many years. Therefore, there are numerous small fish in the lake. At times we catch a few hundred of the small fish while putting together limits of the larger fish. Most of our fish have been caught on slabs fished on the bottom in 20-30 feet of water. However, fish are showing up now in shallow water on main lake points and will be easy to catch on many different small lures.
Largemouth Bass can be found in 2-10 feet of water on points. They will hit topwater lures early in the day. By mid morning switch to Texas or Carolina rigged soft plastics fished in and around the flooded brush and willows.
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Species Caught: Largemouth Bass
by J K Johnson
on February 15th
Crappie are good on minnows near fallen tree tops. White bass are slow on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait. Zebra mussels have been found in this reservoir. Anglers will need to drain all water from their boats before leaving the lake.
Fishing Ray Roberts
by Bo Johnson
on January 11th
Bass are slow on Rat–L–Traps and Texas rigged soft plastic baits along edge of grass lines. Carolina rigs are effective as well fished over humps and deep brush. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait or live shad.
Fishing Tips for Ray Roberts
by Kevin P
on January 30th
Smithwick Suspending Rogues in Tiger Roan and Clown colors fished near rocky main lake points are the key to catching black bass right now. Crappies are slow but if you still want to fish for them they can be found about 25 feet deep near points. White bass can be caught in good numbers on slabs in 35 feet of water. You can tell a good area to fish by looking for sea gulls. If they are swooping at the water it’s probably a good idea to fish there. The water is clear, 43-47 degrees, and about 5' low’. Good luck fishing!
Fishing Tips for Ray Roberts Lake
by Kevin P
on November 22nd
If you want to catch largemouth bass you should try fishing with XCalibur One Knockers in Foxy Shad and watermelon/red and YUM Dingers fished weightless around weeds in coves. The crappies have been slow lately. The few fish that are being caught are being caught in 25 feet of water near brush piles. The white bass have been the complete opposite of the crappies because they are biting in really good numbers near main lake bait schools. If you don’t know how to find them you should look for seagulls flocks over the main lake because they should be feeding on baitfish. The water is clear, 64-69 degrees, and about 5 feet below pool. Good luck fishing!
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