Grapevine summer pattern has arrived
Sat, 24 Jun 2017, 03:49pm by benny

Getting fish out on brush piles and condos in deeper water with some girls still with eggs. The size of the fish are improving. 14 to 24 ft deep and hitting jigs. Slab Bandits in sour grape is my go to bait and has been for the past 4 years. The lake is about a foot and a half high but looks good.

Summer time pattern starting up again
Thu, 25 May 2017, 08:44pm by benny

It's been a bit of a tough time for me the past few years from drought to floods, not to mention a pretty bad health scare for me but it's time to get back full time guiding.

Summer is the most consistent fishing of the year with 50 to 100+ fish a trip being pretty common. Fish are starting to show back up on brush piles, condo's and rock formations. Wind has been a bit of a problem but that should get better.

Crappie on the Spawn
Sun, 04 May 2014, 01:41am by benny

Springtime spawn is still active on Lakes Grapevine,Lewisville and Ray Roberts. Crappie are up in the shallows and holding around timber and boat slips.Warmer temps have helped improve the bite and #s should only increase.Summer pattern of holding in deeper water is picking up as the water temps increase.

Fall Pattern
Tue, 22 Oct 2013, 11:08pm by benny

The lakes are low causing most piles to be to shallow this summer but with the cooler water temps, they are starting to produce more and more fish with the quality of the fish improving greatly.

Lonestar Outdoor News
Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 09:04pm by benny

Had an interview with Lonestar Outdoor News! Check out the article on the front page here:

Outstanding Trips
Thu, 20 Sep 2012, 01:38pm by benny

Grapevine fishing has been so good this summer. As of Sept 20th I have caught 24 limits in a row of 50 to 75 fish, depending of the number of customers in the boat. Some days the total has been over the 100 mark. The lake should keep it up for some time as they feed up for the winter.....

Lake Lewisville and Grapevine Lake
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 05:44pm by benny

This years fishing has just gotten better and better. Fishing on Lake Lewisville has had the best large black crappie around with great numbers but the bite has been hit or miss. Lake Grapevine on the other hand has been limit after limit for months. Over all size is down but the numbers are unreal and consistent. No sign of them slowing down anytime soon.

Summer Pattern
Thu, 09 Aug 2012, 11:42pm by benny

It seems this year has had the best bite I can remember. The fishing has been super with lots of 100+ fish days. The bite has been light and seem to want it on the rise and I mean very very slow when you lift your jig. Good luck

Summer time
Tue, 12 Jun 2012, 02:14pm by benny

I have been going to Grapevine with good results on numbers and the same with Lewisville but this lake has been putting out some real big black crappie. Standing timber and brush piles are the trick. Jig fishing with Lake Fork Baby Shads in about any color will work.

Fri, 01 Jun 2012, 11:18pm by benny

Summer pattern is heating up and fish are pretty easy to come by. Brush piles are holding good numbers and condo's are working great.

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