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Hey guys, I’m new to the forum and to kayak fishing. I am getting one this next week and am looking for other fisherman around the area to go kayak fishing with. Anywhere around the Austin, bastrop, Elgin area. Maby granger lake, bastrop lake, the San Gabriel. Maby even lake fayette. Anything around the area.
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SGTdebo305 wrote:Hey guys, I’m new to the forum and to kayak fishing. I am getting one this next week and am looking for other fisherman around the area to go kayak fishing with. Anywhere around the Austin, bastrop, Elgin area. Maby granger lake, bastrop lake, the San Gabriel. Maby even lake fayette. Anything around the area.

That's a big area. Lake Bastrop is a terrific lake to fish in the early months of the year since it's a small power plant lake. I like to fish it January through March. Around March moving to Fayette as it's a larger power plant lake, so March through May is a great time to fish it.

The lower Colorado from Longhorn Dam through La Grange is a really nice float. Decent put in locations and the LCRA River Guide Book has a lot of information in it. It's a great river for doing overnight camping trips.

The San Gabriel is another good choice between Georgetown and Granger Lake. CR 366 ( a little tricky to launch), CR 100, and CR 347 (referred to as "The Steps", and a little tricky to launch) are good access points. The San Gabriel Fly Fishers have a good map of fishing spots.
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