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Amy Block
"Reel FisherGirl" - Guest Blogger

Striper Report, Lake Livingston

Guest Blog by: Amy Block , TX 12/3/2011

Lake Livingston Striper:  Well folks, it's that time of year; when the weather gets cooler the Striper (Striped Bass) move into shallower warmer water on Lake Livingston.  They are normally found in the shallower water beneath the boat docks, but since the water level has been lower this year (currently, it's about 3' down) with the ongoing drought, the Striper are being caught on the Northwest Corner - Point Blank side approx 30 - 40 feet out. 

What We're Cathing Them On:  They are being caught on Zara Spooks and Rat-L-Traps.  I prefer using the 5/8 oz. H20 Xpress Lipless Crankbait.  They always appear to work best, but any brand of Rat-L-Trap will suffice.  Colorwise, "Chartreuse" continually seems to be a Striper magnet; add a slow retrieve and you should be set! 

Limit:  Remember, 5 Striper/ Person 18" minimum length  (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/regulations/fish_hunt/fish/freshwater_limits.phtml).  

 Happy Catching & Let Me Know How Ya Do!

Amy Block is an avid “fisher girl” on the Gulf Coast. Growing up on the water, her love for fishing originated. Currently, she fishes three – four weekends of the month year-round and assists as a “first mate” with taking guests on trips. Her love for the sport makes for a successful day on the water! “If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles”. ~Doug Larson
The Number One Crank bait for Striper Catching: H20 Xpress 5/8oz. Chartreuse Lipless Crank bait Usually found at Academy for approximately $3.99 - $4.99
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