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Bank fishing in Austin TX! Need help!!

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Hey BR anglers! I really need your help. I'm heading to Austin with my brother for a few days in mid april and am only going to have 1 day to do some bank fishing :( Our target species is largemouth bass. Quick background info: We are from south Florida, mostly fish for largemouth bass using swimbaits, frogs, jerkbaits, lipless cranks and flipping creature baits. I really dont know what to expect from Austin fishing but due to time constraints I'm limiting myself to fishing in Austin proper. Guessing Lake Austin or Lady Bird Lake (not 100% sure but those may be the same bodies of water....LOL)
I can bring 3 rods and a medium size lumbar pack with lures. My initial thought is to bring my Dobyns Fury 805 swimbait rod, a BPS Carbonlight flipping rod  (which can also work for small swimbaits, frogs and jigs) and possibly my Dobyns 735C frog rod (which can also work for small swimbaits, flipping and jigs). Depending on the advice I get here that may all change because I realize i'm missing a spinning rod for senkos, wacky rigs, neko rigs etc....
So here are a couple of questions right off the top of my head:


1. First and foremost, where should I fish? Best bank access? I have a max of 7 hours to beat the bank. You dont have to give me your honey holes but any advice would be appreciated.
2. What is the water clarity like at that time?

3. What is the normal expected weather? Last time I went to Austin around that time a freak cold front hit and it was FREEZING!!!!
4. What do you think of my rod options? What would you bring if you could only bring 3 rods and a medium lumbar pack with lures?

 

Any and all advice would be greatly appreciated. My goal is to catch my first Texas bass and if possible catching a fatty above 5 lbs :D Thank you in advance and God bless!

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Try fishing below the dams around town . Redbud Park I’ve seen people catch some giant bass off the bank on Instagram. If I didn’t live two hours from I’d probably be fishing that spot everyday 

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9 hours ago, Donbrazos said:

Try fishing below the dams around town . Redbud Park I’ve seen people catch some giant bass off the bank on Instagram. If I didn’t live two hours from I’d probably be fishing that spot everyday 

Thanks! I appreciate the info. I'll add that spot to the list of potential areas. I wish I had more time to fish because i'm sure there are a few spots that can produce a decent fish but unfortunatley I'm limited to one day.

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