Latest Fishing Reports for Lake Bastrop

Lake Bastrop is a reservoir on Spicer Creek in the Colorado River basin 3 miles (5 km) northeast of the town of Bastrop in central Bastrop County, Texas, USA. The reservoir was formed in 1964 by the construction of a dam by the Lower Colorado River Authority. The lake serves primarily as a power plant cooling pond for the Sim Gideon Power Plant operated by the LCRA and the Lost Pines Power Project 1, owned by GenTex Power Corporation, a wholly owned affiliate of the LCRA. Lake Bastrop also serves as a venue for outdoor recreation, including fishing, boating, swimming, camping and picnicking, and is maintained at a constant level year round. Lake Bastrop has been stocked with species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Lake Bastrop include catfish, crappie, perch, sunfish, carp, and largemouth bass.

from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 79-83 degrees. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 76-80 degrees. Black bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel and blue catfish are fair on nightcrawlers and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


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Water clear; 72-76 degrees. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and minnows. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 72-76 degrees. Black bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows at night. Channel and blue catfish are good on nightcrawlers and minnows. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Water clear; 69-73 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 20-25 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Water clear; 69-73 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows over brush piles in 20-25 feet. Channel and blue catfish are good on live bait and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 68-72 degrees. Black bass are fair on minnows and green pumpkin soft plastics. Crappie are good on minnows and chartreuse tube jigs. Channel and blue catfish are very good on live bait, frozen shrimp, and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.


from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Water clear; 66-70 degrees. Black bass are good on watermelon crankbaits, spinnerbaits, and soft plastic worms and lizards. Crappie are good on minnows. Channel and blue catfish are good on shrimp and stinkbait. Yellow catfish are slow.






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