July 6, 2012 – Joe Pool Loyd Park

My plan for the day was to fish the creek channels that run near Loyd Park.  I set six waypoints and trolled a crankbait through the channels.  I also jigged a road runner near any trees I happen to find along the way.  I didn’t get any bites, so i decided to go towards Walnut creek.  I was still trolling, and picked up a white bass while going to the creek.


I caught five bass in the creek using a road runner and a spinner bait.  I couldn’t find any pattern that worked, so I just fished around any structure.  Small bluegills were hitting my fly along the tree lines.







June 21, 2012 – Joe Pool Lake

A combination of high winds and rainy days has kept me off the water for most of this month.  I happened to be off on a day when the winds were super low.  I fished walnut creek and the creek channel leading to the creek.  Only caught one bass in open water while trolling a crank bait in the creek channel.

Caught five more bass in the creek using a white spinner bait, a silver rattle trap, and a white/black crank bait.  Caught several bluegills along the tree lines using a small popper on my fly rod.

Creek channel bass in open water.


Creekin spinner bait.


Creekin Crank Bass


Bluegills on the fly.