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Lake Travis Fishing



Lake Travis Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Travis, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 41.94% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 658 Bluegill counted.

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  3. Largemouth Bass

  4. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 26.26% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 412 Largemouth Bass counted.

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    Largemouth

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  5. Flathead Catfish

  6. Flathead Catfish

    There is a 7.14% catch rate for Flathead Catfish, based on 112 Flathead Catfish counted.

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  7. Longear Sunfish

  8. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 5.23% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 82 Longear Sunfish counted.

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  9. Redbreast Sunfish

  10. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 4.72% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 74 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

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  11. Channel Catfish

  12. Channel Catfish

    There is a 4.08% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 64 Channel Catfish counted.

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  13. Warmouth

  14. Warmouth

    There is a 3.51% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 55 Warmouth counted.

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  15. Guadalupe Bass

  16. Guadalupe Bass

    There is a 3.31% catch rate for Guadalupe Bass, based on 52 Guadalupe Bass counted.

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  17. Green Sunfish

  18. Green Sunfish

    There is a 1.85% catch rate for Green Sunfish, based on 29 Green Sunfish counted.

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  19. Spotted Bass

  20. Spotted Bass

    There is a 0.83% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 13 Spotted Bass counted.

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Recommendations above based on 16 species of fish and 1569 fish counted for May around Lake Travis.

To date, there are 32 species of fish and a total of 40220 fish counted for Lake Travis and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1830 (194 years).

Last Update: 5/23/2024 4:08:18 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Lake Travis are the following:

  1. North San Gabriel Dam


  2. Boat Ramp2207


  3. Rocks462


  4. 4


  5. 1


  6. Starnes Island


  7. 2


  8. Windy Point Park


  9. Bullfrog Pond


  10. FS-1381


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Latest Lake Travis Fishing Reports

  • Barton Creek bass
    Barton Creek starts as a trickle in Hays County and meanders northeast until it ends in Lady Bird Lake (aka Town Lake) and Barton Springs Pool.  Barton Creek flows through mo


  • White Bass
    It’s still winter here in Austin Texas and that can mean temperatures ranging from below freezing to almost 80 degrees maybe in the same day!  On warmer sunnier late winter a


  • Tilapia and Barton Creek
    As Lady Bird cools down invasive Tilapia move into the “warmer spring fed” waters of Barton Creek.  In years past they numbered well into the hundreds!  They will spend most


  • Ultralight Spin Fishing
    Ultralight spin fishing is a natural (IMHO) progression for the fly fisherman.  The right UL outfit can allow one to cast “flures” which is shorthand for “flies”.  Lefty Kreh


  • It’s White Bass time!
    Spring is just around the corner and there is plenty of water in central Texas.  Time to get out and chase the early arrivals white bass.  The males typically start the run a


  • American Bald Eagles
    American Bald Eagles can be found through out the US including here in sw Colorado.  There is a pair living above Totten Reservoir near Cortez Colorado that I’ve been lucky e


  • 7.0 lb Largmouth bass, male
    Zoom red bug 10" super worm! tough spot to get to gotta wade the middle n of the creek to get to it, WORTH IT. STAY HOOK'ED AN FISH ON!


  • Mudbugs
    Mudbugs (aka crayfish crawdads dinner) inhabit many of the lakes and reservoirs in sw Colorado.  For some odd reason they tend to grow to incredible sizes even with the short


  • Mesa Verde Colorado
    Mesa Verde Colorado was my destination as I left Austin TX Saturday April 5.  It was easy going on day one with a nice tailwind and gentle rolling vistas.  I hit New Mexico i


  • Hill Country Fly Fishing is Colorado bound
    Hill Country Fly Fishing is Colorado bound for the summer!  We will be spending our summer near Durango and Mesa Verde National Park.  We are looking forward to fishing the A


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Top Lake Travis Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Blue Action Tackle
    All things Blue Water! Premium hand-crafted rigs for the offshore enthusiast like us. From Deep Dropping to trolling, we cover the water column.

  2. YETI COOLERS


  3. Sportsmans Finest


  4. Texas Hawgs Guide Service


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Top Lake Travis Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hill Country Fly Fishing
    The rivers and streams of central Texas are some of the clearest, most picturesque waters you will find anywhere! These gems are home to a wide variety of fish, from carp and catfish, to rio grande perch and smallmouth bass. You would be hard pressed

  2. Texas Hawgs Guide Service


  3. River Hills Outfitters


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