Lake Livingston with Guide Simon Cosper
Spring is a magical time of year on Livingston. When people call and ask what’s biting, I tell them “everything.” The white bass are stacked in the river and the crappie are shoulder to shoulder on the banks. It doesn’t get much better than that! We are catching solid numbers of white bass up and down the Trinity and the key is finding clean water in the river. Look for where the creeks come into the river and you should see the clear water lines and thats were they will stack up. One-half ounce rattle traps and road runners have been the best baits for me the past few weeks. The crappie are in 2 to 5ft of water in the creeks off the main lake. Minnows fished under a slip cork has worked great as well as dead sticking jigs around stumps. The black bass are also on the banks getting ready to spawn. If there is enough water to cover their backs, you can catch fish. Simply find protected pockets from the wind. Texas rigged brush hogs and square bill crank baits should keep you in the action.