Lake Tawakoni Fishing Report Capt michael littlejohn
Nov 1, 2023GOOD. Water lightly stained; 80 degrees; 0.37 feet below pool. The fall feed is showing up in full force this week. With the recent rain, the lake has come up a foot and we are currently 3 inches low. Stripers, hybrid stripers and white bass are solid feeding on schools of shad throughout the entire lake. We are finding fish in 3-50 feet with slabs or swimbaits working best. The trophy catfish bite has kicked off and we are seeing several fish up to 50 pounds being caught on fresh shad in the mid depths of 15-25 feet. The eating sized catfish bite is again wide open on baited holes from 18-30 feet with prepared baits. Crappie are more active now than they have been in months. Both brush and bridge pilings are holding fish. Minnows and jigs are working equally well. The largemouth bite has been good this week with numbers of fish coming out of shallow water near dock posts, shallow retaining rock and riprap. Shaky heads, squarebill crankbaits and even daylight topwaters have been good. Report by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service.
Lake Tawakoni fishing report : Provided by "Report by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service" . Water condition good,. Water is lightly stained,water temp 90 degrees; 0.60 feet below pool. Fishing is good overall despite some of the highest water temperatures we have seen in a long time. White bass and striper fishing has been good early in the day. Fish are moving and keeping up with them has been a chore. Trolling and throwing slabs are working in 10-20 feet of water. Eater sized catfish are great. Channels and blue catfish are abundant on prepared baits in 20-30 feet of water. The crappie bite is good early then slacks off mid morning. Live bait is working best right now in 10-15 feet of water. Largemouth bass have been good early and late on white frogs, crankbaits and Carolina rigged black worms.
GREAT. Water lightly stained; 80 degrees; 0.16 feet below pool. Fishing continues to be great. The hybrid striper and white bass are good on slabs and swimbaits. Fish have transitioned from schooling to relating to structure.
Eater sized blue and channel catfish bite is great. Most fish are coming off of prepared bait such as punch and dip baits in 24 feet of water.
Crappie are good with quality fish in decent numbers in 8-14 feet of water. Minnows are working equally good as jigs. Bridge columns and brush piles are working best. The largemouth bite is about as good as it has been all year.
Good numbers of fish are being caught on weightless flukes, chatterbaits and crankbaits around riprap, grass and docks are best right now.
Report by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service.
Lake Tawakoni Fishing Report April 8, 2023
LAKE TAWAKONI "Fishing Report ,water temp/and lake water condition ". This updated fishing report is Provided by "Captain Michael Littlejohn; of Michael-Teri Littlejohn,Lake Tawakoni Guide Service" and "Open Water Lodge ,Wills point Texas For (Fishing Guide Service and or Cabin Lodging call 903-441-3937) FISHING REPORT AND OUR CURRENT WATER TEMP AND CONDITION :. The lakes water is in good condition/lightly stained and 63 degrees; 0.22 feet above pool.
Hybrid striper and white bass bite are good with many fish spawned out but some with eggs.
Seeing lots of fish in open water and numbers on humps and points. Slabs and swimbaits are working best. Trophy catfish bite is winding down. Eater sized blue catfish bite is in full swing using fresh cut shad in 1-5 feet of water. Crappie bite is hit-or-miss on warmer days in 1-3 feet of water. Jigs are out fishing minnows.
Largemouth bass are pitching buck brush, or near the dam throwing crankbaits and rattletraps. .
Lake Tawakoni Fishing Report 2/3/2023
GOOD. Water lightly stained; 52 degrees; 0.97 feet below pool. Lake Tawakoni continues to produce good numbers of fish, despite the dramatic cool down we are currently having. White bass and hybrid striper bite is good. Fish are still concentrated on the mid and southern regions of the lake using flukes, swimbaits and slabs. Best depths have been 28-45 feet of water near drop-offs, ledges and humps. The trophy catfish bite has remained decent but with the cool down should turn on. Fresh gizzard Shad is the ticket in 25-40 feet. Eater catfish bite was good, but with the cool down should slow down some. Look in the 15-30 feet of water with worms, or very small pieces of shad or chicken gizzards. Crappie bite has been good on main lake structure in the 25-40 feet of water. The largemouth bite has been slow. Alabama rigs in shallow water using 3 inch swimbaits. Report by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service.
Lake Tawakoni Water Condition and fishing report : 10-31-2022 Provided by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service. Water condition, lightly stained; 73 degrees; 3.96 feet low. The water temperature has begun to cool down and the fall frenzy is about to start. White bass and striped bass fishing is good with fish stacked on main lake humps and ridges in 8-20 feet of water biting on crankbaits, Alabama-rigs and slab spoons. Crappie are good with jigs and minnows in brush piles in 10-12 feet of water. The blue and channel catfish bite is on fire. Eater size fish, 1-4 pounds, have been very easy on prepared baits such as punch bait and dip baits. Timber on the north end of the lake has been the ticket in 12-20 feet of water. Largemouth bass are picking up and fishing for them is decent. Topwater lures early then switch over to a plastic, such as a brush hog, has been putting fish in the boat near shallow docks, rip rap and other isolated structures in water 1-5 feet.
Apr 13, 2022 Water lightly stained; 61 degrees; 1.66 feet low. Windy, windy, windy! Lake Tawakoni has been hard to fish this past week with huge northwest winds then an immediate turnaround of south winds gusting to 40 mph. With that said, the blue catfish in the 2-5 pound range have still been good and limits have been reached despite the tough conditions. Fresh Shad cut in very small pieces is putting fish in the boat. Look for water in the 2-10 feet range and target wind blown points. The hybrid and white bass bite has been moderate at best this week mainly due to the foot rise in water level mixed w/ very windy conditions. The fish we are seeing on side imaging are in 25-32 feet and moving fast. Slab spoons in 1oz topped with a crappie jig are working. Crappie are good on jigs and minnows in 1-10 feet of water. The spawn is still going strong. Bass are great in very shallow water on small crankbaits and flukes. Target shallow docks and even try the rip rap around retaining walls.Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service. Report provided by Captain Michael Littlejohn, Lake Tawakoni Guide Service.