Wind Speed & Direction:  SW9 at trip’s start, swinging to WSW and increasing to 13 by trip’s end, still a few hours in advance of the incoming, dry cool front. Additional information. PHOTO CAPTION: From left: Hank Lewis, Jack and Roy Martin, and Jack Oliver with beefy Stillhouse white bass taken on MAL Lures moved just fast enough to spin the blade. Stillhouse Hollow Lake Fishing Report. It has great fishing spots, swim beaches, a marina, camping, picnic areas and scuba diving (there’s a dive shop open on the weekends at the marina). We devoted our first two hours to chasing fish aided somewhat by bird activity, then relied solely upon sonar during the last half of the trip to find channel-oriented fish. Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water. I would not in good conscience accept a client wanting me to take them largemouth bass fishing.”. Stillhouse Fishing Report Feb 10, 2021 FAIR. We took fish on a combination of MAL Lures when we found fish willing to rise up off bottom for a lure and give chase, and we used bladebaits when the fish were more reluctant and were in under 22 feet of water (as blades don’t work quite as well in water much deeper than that). For any chance of a bite work the edges of the hydrilla beds behind the island in 12′-18′ with a carolina rigged Gambler Super Tube. Rapport / observation météo & vent en temps réel Stillhouse Hollow Lake / Texas, États-Unis Pour le kitesurf, la planche à voile, le surf & la voile The prevailing weather factor this morning was a persistent fog which cut visibility to about a third of a mile through around 10:30A when it finally began to thin (although it never cleared during the trip’s duration). My fishing reports will be updated as often as possible and will be dated to keep you current on the lake and fishing conditions. Monday, August 25, 2008. These fellows wanted me not to take them bass fishing, but wanted to really study the approach I take to consistently boating white bass in the winter months, knowing that my bycatch often consists of enough quality fish to place in tournaments this time of year. OBSERVATIONS:   Most of this morning’s feed took place by 9:30A. Forecast This forecast is based on the GFS model. WHO I FISHED WITH: This morning I welcomed back perennial guest Dwight Stone of Georgetown, this time accompanied by his brother Duane Stone, a retired Alaskan State Trooper from Glenn Allen, AK. This area began to die down around 11AM, and we went searching for fish once again with 34 fish now boated, including 5 legal hybrid up to 4.25 pounds. It’s a beautiful place for a family outing or to go relax and read a book. We did a few “short hops” at the first area we fished, then just one Spot-Lock each on the final three areas we fished. It is surrounded by USCE parks. Submit your own Stillhouse Hollow Lake Fishing report Aug, 31, 2018 - Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Belton Lake Fishing Guide, Stillhouse Hollow Fishing Guide 254.368.7411 (call or text) Website: E-mail: We caught 4 fish here, 6 fish there, maybe 7 or 8 at most at a single area. 3 Star Fatty Day! PHOTO CAPTION: Sebastian took this 5.00-pound largemouth from 38 feet of water while working his slab for white bass. We started out deep in 43-48 feet of water after finding fish primarily by using side-imaging, then worked our way gradually shallower as the light level decreased toward sunset. WHEN WE FISHED: Thursday (AM), 04 February 2021. WHO I FISHED WITH: This past Thursday afternoon I welcomed back returning guests Dave Ross and Allen Sandor. This was the second team associated with that series to seek input on fishing deep water with sonar this week. Sky Condition: Clear skies the entire trip, Moon Phase: Waxing gibbous moon at 82% illumination, **Areas:  0090 (flat), Sh0002C (flat), 419 thru 1167 thru 0231 (channel). This typically makes for above average fishing. This girl went 7.16 pounds and took a 3/8 oz. There has been an upwelling of interest in fishing vertically in deep water for winter bass in advance of the high-stakes Tuff-Man championship event to be held this coming Saturday and Sunday, with the first day’s event on Stillhouse, and the final day’s event held on Belton. Brandon is a professional firefighter and Danielle is a real estate agent. Hazy Eye Slabs vertically while observing them, and fish response to them, 100% of the time via Garmin LiveScope. Stillhouse Hollow Dam and the reservoir are both managed by the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Wind Speed & Direction: Calm for first 90 minutes, then E6-7 the remainder of the trip, Moon Phase: Waxing gibbous moon at 74% illumination, **Areas: Between B0069G to 1209 on slope (34 fish), then “short hopping” from B0068G to B0060G to B0050G for the remainder of our fish (35 additional fish). 2; 21; Details; Dec 16, 2018 Charles Dewsbury 0. The longer we stayed, the more reluctant the fish became. Fishing both the edge and punching through the top can be great ways to target these bass. Every fish we landed was of legal (10″ minimum) size. Elevation:  0.79′ high with a 0.05’ 24-hour rise and 240 CFS flow thru the dam. We finished up with exactly 60 fish, including 2 largemouth bass, 1 drum, 1 channel catfish, and 56 white bass (all well-exceeding minimum size). We set up on these fish, began working slabs, caught 3 fish on the slabs and began to see the bite come alive. This morning’s fishing was slow, with already cold (49F) water and a post-frontal weather scenario overlain on that. Hazy Eye slabs with stinger hooks this afternoon as a mild, dry cold front blew in and turned the fish on. This was Ryan’s first time out with me. Rob worthy. PHOTO CAPTION: Dave Ross (left) and Allen Sandor with a few of the Lake Belton white bass we landed on 3/8 oz. Many crappie anglers also frequent this lake, fishing brush piles with minnows is the most effect pattern. Fishing Report Thanks to the fact that both Frank and Ryan already had LiveScope experience, we avoided the premature hooksets many “LiveScope rookies” tend to make while watching the screen instead of feeling the line and observing rod tip. Our mission: Provide flood risk management, supply water and offer recreational opportunities to the Salado/Belton area, and to offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Central Texas. Weather conditions are not optimal, but there is still opportunity to land some trout. WHEN WE FISHED: Saturday (AM), 06 February 2021. TALLY: 31 fish caught and released (2 largemouth bass, 1 drum, and 28 white bass). Fishing remains tuff on Stillhouse. Fishing was pretty straightforward this afternoon. Although we did catch bass this morning, I believe the biggest eye-opener for these experienced bass anglers was the effective use of multiple forms of sonar to find, position on, then effectively fish for fish of several species, as well as seeing the intricacies of really working a slab vertically, based on fish behavior. Wind Speed & Direction:  SSE at trip’s start, slowly swinging thru S to SSW over the duration of the trip. WHEN WE FISHED: Thursday (PM), 04 February 2021. Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Lake Pro Guides Podcast The first gave up 38 fish, and the second (and final) gave up 37. Birds were of little help today — mostly flying high and looking tentatively or focused on loons. During our first 90 minutes while the winds were nearly calm, we scratched up a few fish here and there, but found no excited fish willing to aggressively chase our baits off the bottom with enough gusto to overtake and get hooked. He said the main thing was that he now felt more confident in “target identification” with the Lowrance side-imaging after observing what we did and did not stop to fish for this morning, and after simply covering a lot of water and just looking and asking questions to confirm or deny his own suspicions. About 30 terns aggressively worked a patch of water about 200 yards in diameter for about 30 minutes. Wind Speed & Direction:  ENE all day, starting around 8mph pre-sunrise, increasing to 10-12 by mid morning, then tapering back to 6-7 by trip’s end, Sky Condition: ~50% cover at dawn, increasing to 80% coverage (light grey in color), **Areas:  SH0019C (flat), 0286/0287 (flat), SH0001C (channel), 0113 (channel). It is approximately 107 feet deep at its deepest point. Wind Speed & Direction:  Calm for first 80 minutes, then slowly increasing and shifting from WNW to NW up to 18mph by noon. Lots of good fishing stories were shared this morning! WHO I FISHED WITH:  This morning, Saturday, January 23rd, I fished with Brandon Kolaja and Danielle Dove from around the Lake Conroe area. Sonar showed fish scattered on a deep flat, but the density appeared sufficient to me to lead me to think we could draw fish in by thumping and with the commotion of our own jigging efforts. Water lightly stained; 55 degrees; 0.52 high. Fishing was slow this week. Stillhouse Marina - This Marina is located at Stillhouse Park off Simmons Rd.For more information, contact the Stillhouse Marina at 254/939-5741. WHO I FISHED WITH: This morning, Monday, February 8th, I fished with Todd Hudler of Academy, Texas, and his sons, Luke (age 13), and Hunter (age 11). Elevation:  0.60′ high with a 0.02’ 24-hour fall and 1 CFS flow thru the dam. Stillhouse Hollow Lake Current lake level is normal. The last area we hit we hit because birds were acting “fishy” over a stretch of open water. Hazy Eye Slabs and Stinger Hooks are found here: So you're interested in fishing Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Current fly fishing conditions are still good. Stillhouse Lake Texas Fishing Report by Alima December 14, 2020 Fishing stillhouse hollow lake in make preparations now for belton lake weekly texas fishing report february 26 stillhouse hollow drowning victim texas fishing report beaumont enterprise Given this scenario, I started looking for fish up shallow this morning where the limited light would be illuminating the bottom more so than in deeper water. I want to respectfully remind you that I am a white bass/hybrid specialist who happens to pick up a few nice largemouth bass as bycatch every winter. PHOTO CAPTION:  Although our focus was on white bass, as is typical in the winter months, and especially when fishing with some form of cover nearby, we also landed quality largemouth bass using the same 3/8 oz. PHOTO CAPTION: A little “largemouth icing” on our “white bass cake” this morning as Ronnie Trower and I worked the kinks out of his new electronics setup. Created in 1968 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Stillhouse Hollow is an impoundment of the Lampasas River. PHOTO CAPTION: This is a panoramic photo taken facing east just before sunrise. Stiles has fished with me a number of times previously and the rest of the crew joined me for the first time today. Hazy Eye with stinger) with a slow-smoking tactic to fool these fish. With our meeting time set for 7:20AM (about the earliest the white bass begin feeding, based on light levels), we had missed the pre-frontal window and now were back to average fishing conditions for the first 2 hours or so until the wind kicked in good from the NW and spurred the fish on to a late-morning bite, during which time we more than doubled our first three hours’ catch of 25 fish to a final tally of 53 fish, the last 28 of which came in the last hour of effort. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is a unique reservoir for the state of Texas due to its deep, clear water. They turned on very well from 10AM to 11AM, during which time, despite water temperatures at 52F, we got nearly all the fish we caught at this particular location to chase slowly retrieved MAL Lures. Both came in the first two hours on the small, 3/8 oz. WHEN WE FISHED: Monday (AM), 25 January 2021. Anglers can expect to catch Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, and Sunfish. 90 Fish, 09 Feb. 2013, 2013 Texas White Bass Run Report, Mobile Sonar Doctor Makes House Calls! Despite the fact that a mild, dry front was moving in, we faced much the same scenario as we did this past Thursday morning, with light winds moving from SE to W over the course of the morning in advance of the front. The boys were off from school today for “fair day” which is when the kids involved with FFA make preparations for showing their livestock at the Bell County Expo Center, so they invested the morning in pursuit of fish then got down to business in the afternoon. This one investigated a bit too thoroughly! We found fish on the channel edge at two distinct areas. View Stillhouse Hollow Lake Fishing Reports About Stillhouse Hollow Lake. PHOTO CAPTION: Ronnie got to try his hand at working my MAL Lure once the wind came up and the fish got more active. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is located in Bell County, Texas. — 45 Fish, Stillhouse Fishing Guide Report, 04 Feb. 2013. It was an unexpected warm day yesterday so I took advantage of it and caught some bass. Moving less meant fewer white bass, but a better shot at largemouth. WHO I FISHED WITH:  This morning, Monday, January 25th, I welcomed a boatful of returning guests aboard including Jack Oliver, his friend, Hank Lewis, and two of Jack’s grandkids, Jack and Roy Martin, the sons of his daughter Emily. and 3/4 oz. The fish just sailed off bottom to come get it, but fairly quickly settled back down, thus necessitating the slower pace of the slab. As we reeled in our 101st fish this morning around quitting time, and after talking about BBQ joints on and off over the last 90 minutes of the trip, I asked Dwight if he was going to take Ryan to Miller’s Smokehouse in Belton. Ronnie recently rigged his new Avid aluminum bass boat with large-screen Lowrance HDS Live units on the console and bow, as well as Garmin LiveScope at the bow. TALLY: 101 fish caught and released (2 largemouth bass and 99 white bass). Seeing this, and knowing what it took to catch fish under last Thursday’s similar scenario, I moved us frequently to keep the “novelty factor” going the best I could. We wound up with 52 fish in 4.5 hours of effort, including 1 largemouth going right at 4 pounds, and 51 white bass. These fish were not as aggressive as those we’d found earlier on the flats, thus, we used smaller slabs (the white 3/8 oz. This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Texas, United States. Not a bad morning, but also not the haul I anticipated had our forecast held true — timing is everything! The Turret has its own slowly turning motor which allows the LiveScope to be turned and “aimed” in a ~360-degree field. In order to avoid the pitfall of fixing the Garmin LiveScope transducer to the trolling motor, and to avoid what many consider a hassle in having to handle a separately deployable LiveScope transducer pole, Ronnie uses a Rite-Hite “Turret” mount which, like a trolling-motor mounted H’bird 360 pod, holds the LiveScope transducer parallel to the trolling motor shaft and stows/deploys it along with the trolling motor. Hazy Eye Slabs, MAL Lures, and Stinger Hooks are found here:, TALLY: 59 fish caught and released (2 largemouth bass, 2 drum, 55 white bass). WHEN WE FISHED: Wednesday (AM), 20 January 2021. WHO I FISHED WITH:  This morning, Tuesday, January 19th, I fished with bass tournament fishing partners John Del Rio and John Riley. Only those in the top 50% of the field based on day one’s performance will advance to Lake Belton. My favorite was listening to the process of cutting a 4′ x 4′ hole through several feet of ocean ice to drop a crab trap through, only to place styrofoam and snow over it as insulation so the same several feet of ice didn’t have to be removed a second time to retrieve the fresh crabs a week or so later. Elevation:  0.60′ low with a 0.04’ 24-hour drop and 34 CFS flow thru the dam. I would not in good conscience accept a client wanting me to take them largemouth bass fishing.”, A PRETTY FAIR DAY ON “FAIR DAY” — 59 FISH @ BELTON, ABC SUPPLY CREW COMES TO STILLHOUSE — 42 FISH, BY 11:30, IT WAS MILLER TIME — 52 FISH @ STILLHOUSE, LARGEMOUTH ICING ON OUR WHITE BASS CAKE — 31 FISH, III Corps Kids Fish for Free while Dad Serves in Afghanistan — 52 Fish, Stillhouse Fishing Report, Kentucky Boys Come to Texas — Part 1 — Austin Fishing Guide Report, 88 Fish, 25 July 2013, Can You Fish While Wearing an Abaya??? He agreed. OBSERVATIONS:  All fish taken from 36 to 59 feet of water this morning. As fishermen, we know there are times when our favorite spots are just not active so we built our Hot Spots feature to show you where the fish are biting in the area of Stillhouse Hollow Lake. We swapped back and forth between my 3/8 oz. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently worked with … Elevation:  0.60′ high with a 0.00’ 24-hour change and 1 CFS flow thru the dam. Anglers can expect to catch Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, and Sunfish. Water Surface Temp: 49.6F  (second trip this winter with sub-50F water). Crappie are fair on minnows in brush piles and standing timber in 14-28’. Thanks to slackening winds following yesterday’s cold front, tough fishing in 49F water got even tougher as we had to finesse these fish into biting on my smallest 3/8 oz. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass. Frank's is open 24/7/365 with a newly-renovated ship's store and gas dock, so fuel and supplies are available anytime. Largemouth Bass. United States ; Texas (TX) Belton ; Belton - Things to Do ; Stillhouse Hollow Lake; Search. WHEN WE FISHED: Tuesday (AM), 19 January 2021. It is approximately 107 feet deep at its deepest point. PHOTO CAPTION: Sam Houston chapter CCA president Brandon Kolaja with a long Lake Belton hybrid striped bass taken in 52F water on a vertically worked MAL Lure. This lake is 6,429 acres in size. Read Fishing Reports "SE corner on the dam. As I sprayed screen cleaner on my sonar units before Dwight and Ryan arrived, it froze onto the screen! Seeing this, I first asked the gentleman I had sonar training scheduled with today if he would mind moving back to Tuesday so we would not have to contend with wind (which makes things unnecessarily difficult when trying to dial in sonar, but is ideal for fishing). Our next move was out to 30 feet of water. OBSERVATIONS:  The water temperature remained at 49.6F for a third consecutive day. I chose Lake Belton for this morning’s trip due to the expected heavy traffic on Stillhouse Hollow with over 70 boats registered for the Tuff-Man Series bass tournament championship event held there today. We finished up right around 11:15 as the bite was slowing to a crawl with exactly 59 fish landed in our 4.25 hours on the water. Unfortunately, that didn’t exactly happen as planned. Moon Phase: Waxing crescent moon at 37% illumination. Lake Stillhouse Hollow Reservoir Fishing Reports & Guides (Texas) | Lake Pro Guides Published every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. by guides who are on the water nearly every day, these scouting reports provide a general overview of the fishing conditions for the coming weekend. TALLY: 42 fish caught and released (1 largemouth bass, 1 drum, 40 white bass). PHOTO CAPTION: Although we were not targeting hybrid striped bass, when we make enough commotion catching white bass, hybrids eventually show up to investigate. Fishing was pretty tough this morning. WHEN WE FISHED: Monday (AM), 08 February 2021. The front I’d hoped to fish in front of actually sped up overnight and the lead edge wound up moving by quickly around 6:20AM, still under cover of darkness, versus the 10:00-10:30AM forecast time. Current conditions, fishing reports, maps, water levels, boating, camping, articles, blogs, and photos. With everyone’s eyes glued to well-tuned Garmin LiveScope, everyone stayed alert to opportunities as they swam by and we did well by timing our retrieves in response to witnessed fish behavior. There has been an upwelling of interest in fishing vertically in deep water for winter bass in advance of the high-stakes Tuff-Man championship event to be held this coming Saturday and Sunday, with the first day’s event on Stillhouse, and the final day’s event held on Belton. Fishing both the edge and punching through the top can be great ways to target these bass. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir on the Lampasas River in the Brazos River basin, 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Belton, Texas, United States. This was a good call and kept us catching fish through about 9:45. Stillhouse Hollow Lake is a great deep water lake in Central Texas. Stillhouse Hollow - fishing in Belton, Texas. 3740 Fm 1670, Belton, TX 76513-7783. This correlated with the non-aggressive feeding activity we witnessed on sonar. Understand it or not, there is definitely a connection between fog and slow fishing. We used MAL Lures to catch about 70% of our fish in the first 3 hours while the fish were showing a willingness to chase, then switched over to 3/8 oz. TALLY: 132 fish caught and released (4 drum, 1 largemouth bass, 1 hybrid striper, and 126 white bass). WHO I FISHED WITH: This past Saturday morning, Feb. 6th, I fished with a crew from ABC Supply Co. Inc., a building supply chain. Largemouth bass are the most abundant gamefish found in this very clear, deep reservoir. | Hazy Eye slabs in the final 2 hours as the fish got more and more reluctant as the morning bite tapered off. PHOTO CAPTION:  Stillhouse continues to produce quality bass. As with my trip yesterday, these experienced bass anglers wanted me not to take them bass fishing, but wanted to really study the approach I take to consistently boating white bass in the winter months, knowing that my bycatch often consists of enough quality fish to place in tournaments this time of year. Before we came off the water I wanted to be sure we had accomplished what Ronnie had hoped to accomplish in putting this trip together. With over 20 years of fishing on Stillhouse Hollow Lake, I can provide you with a great day of fishing on this senic lake. The first tool put to use is side-imaging to cover great expanses of open water looking for baitfish, and looking for gamefish patrolling for those baitfish. versions on the rack right at the cash register. Since Ronnie is primarily interested in putting his electronics to work to fish for largemouth bass in tournament settings, we spent a little more time than I normally would anytime we found fish near woody cover, as such habitat normally yields a better chance of attracting largemouth bass. One of the most popular techniques on this lake is fishing the matted hydrilla with a big worm or creature bait. With limited time to get this trip in in advance of the lakes going “off-limits” in advance of the Tuff-Man tournament, we fished through the weather this morning, and, although the fish were pretty lethargic, they allowed me to demonstrate some of the winter fishing fundamentals the fellows were interested in. Regardless, we got out there an fished, knowing the “reject rate” (the number of fish that nose at a bait but ultimately refuse it) was going to be high. I see this many times with those I take out for sonar training … they tend to commit too early to too little and wind up fishing low percentage scenarios, or, worse, fishing where there are no fish at all. — 174 Fish, Central Texas Fishing Guide Report, 04 May 2013, Fishing — It’s for the Whole Family! We found primarily small fish carpeting small segments of bottom at two distinct areas and were able to tempt perhaps one in every 15 or 20 that showed themselves with some target separation off bottom. Stillhouse Hollow Lake Experience the best Stillhouse Hollow Lake boat rentals, jet ski rental, waverunners, boat tours, water sport activities and lessons, flyboarding and water toy rentals at this beautiful lake in Texas. Now, we just needed the weather to follow the weather forecast. Like Dwight, Duane enjoys just about everything outdoors. Our success this morning mimicked the wind. Elevation:  0.72′ high with a 0.01’ 24-hour rise and 1 CFS flow thru the dam. Dwight is retired from the restaurant business and Ryan, born and raised in Austin, conducts research at the University of Texas. They were cruising at about 22 feet deep. and 3/4 oz. Elevation:  0.79′ high with a 0.05’ 24-hour drop and 240 CFS flow thru the dam. The fish fed hard right up until the sun dropped below the horizon, then they quit suddenly. White … Joey Sapien, his two sons Easton (age 2) and Wyatt (age 9), and Joey’s friend David Ross all headed out on Stillhouse Hollow Lake to set out juglines … WHO I FISHED WITH:  This morning, Wednesday, February 3rd, I did a combination sonar refresher/fishing trip with Mr. Ronnie Trower which many of you will recognize from the Texas Boat World staff. Wind Speed & Direction:  W9 at trip’s start, shifting to NW and increasing to 13 by 3:00, then slowly tapering to NW9 by dusk, Sky Condition: Fair skies with occasionally passing bands of white clouds, Moon Phase: Last quarter moon at 53% illumination, **Areas:  0147 thru 2041(multiple short hops), B0112C, 380 (mostly small fish), and B0116C (sunset under birds). Although the COE is releasing ~240 CFS, the lake actually rose slightly due to intermittent, light rain fall following yesterday’s frontal passage. Around 9:30, a light ENE wind began to blow and the fish began to feed. There are also numerous beds of hydrilla in the lower lake. slab. We used a slow-smoking tactic with my 3/8 oz. Stillhouse Hollow fishing report 04/26/2010 Lake level is 622.5 one half foot over normal, surface temps from 68 to 71. **Areas 0226, 0270, and 0220 through 1179. The reservoir was officially impounded in 1968, and serves to provide flood control for the communities downstream. We took our first 7 fish in under 25 feet of water after making a few short hops to target “fresh fish”. Stillhouse Hollow Lake Fishing Reports Recently shared catches and fishing spots. I switched us all over to MAL Lures in order to take advantage of the fishes’ willingness to suspend and chase, and this put the remainder of our 69 fish in the boat. | 43 Reviews #3 of 18 things to do in Belton. Anglers will find good smallmouth bass fishing year-round, and good opportunities for channel catfish, sunfish, crappie and white bass. 6 lb. Elevation:  0.68′ high with a 0.02’ 24-hour fall and 1 CFS flow thru the dam. fishing trip - Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Stillhouse Hollow Lake. Let's face it, there's a lot we can learn and share from one another like what bait or lure is generating the best results. Sky Condition: Overcast skies steadily thinning to clear conditions by 11 AM. One of the indicators that led me to change over to the MAL’s was the speed at which I saw fish moving from left to right (or vice versa) on the Garmin LiveScope screen. Hazy Eye Slabs with stingers attached. Just after 11, a brief lull developed with the SSW wind going nearly calm, then, around 11:30 the first W winds began which would, about 2 hours later give way to a strong NW wind over 20mph which ushered in yet another mild, dry front. The two came to visit Danielle’s parents in Morgan’s Point near Lake Belton, and, since both enjoy the outdoors, Brandon did a little “Googling” to find me and booked a morning of chasing white bass. He and Ryan understood where I was coming from, we agreed to the date, and I had the freedom to pursue fish as I normally would while they closely observed what was going on for anything they could seize on to help them in their own efforts. Stillhouse Hollow is an extremely clear and deep reservoir. We picked up two nice largemouth, the first at 4.28 pounds, and the second just a shade over 7 pounds. This lake is 6,429 acres in size. WHEN WE FISHED: Saturday (AM), 23 January 2021. Marinas at Stillhouse Hollow Lake . It was pretty chilly this morning. Share. We have no Fishing Reports for Spawn Largemouth Bass yet. Today, our action was front-loaded into the first 2.5 hours, with fairly slow fishing thereafter. PHOTO CAPTION: From left: Todd, Hunter, and Luke Hudler of Academy, TX, with slab-caught white bass taken under cool, foggy conditions this morning on Lake Belton. About this time the deep flats bite wrapped up, the birds quit hunting over fish, and we had to rely solely on sonar. Birds were somewhat helpful, although the probability of getting fooled by loons is high now. TALLY: 52 fish caught and released (1 largemouth bass, 51 white bass). Moon Phase: Waning crescent moon at 31% illumination, **Areas:  SH0080C thru 2019 (low light deep bite on deep flat), 1167 (channel edge), 0127 (draw with multiple short hops), 0113/Sh0085C (channel edge), SH0041G (channel edge). Allen operates Sandor Construction LLC, based in Salado, and Dave, an accomplished and well-traveled big game hunter, is a pharmacist at HEB in Harker Heights going into his seventh year there. Truth be known, fishing is one of the biggest obstacles to people getting to learn their sonar better. Login. We finished up with exactly 41 fish, including 4 largemouth bass, 1 drum, 1 channel catfish, and 35 white bass (all well-exceeding minimum size). Unless we have extreme weather, most mornings are seeing about 2 hours worth of feeding on deep flats by fish patrolling in small packs, followed by these fish collecting at the drop into the old Lampasas River channel thereafter, and remaining catchable for another ~2 hours. Water Surface Temp: 49.6F  (third trip this winter with sub-50F water), Wind Speed & Direction: NNE at 5-6 all morning, Moon Phase: Waxing crescent moon at 46% illumination.

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