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#10858309 - 05/20/15 11:43 AM Mixed bag of creek sunfish.
Smithaven Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1834
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Rather than sit at the house and brood because my weekly visit to Joe Pool Lake was spoiled by high water I went to a nearby creek in a little park. At first it rained a little, but then it cleared up. The fish were in the edges of the grass bed between the middle of the creek and the far bank. That meant every cast had to be long. When I hit the sweet spot they bit, and when I missed they didn't.

I caught a nice variety. I did not keep count, but I took 22 pictures and I did not photograph all of them.

The bluegill and greens were small compared to the ones I catch at Joe Pool, but the longears were pretty respectable in size and very feisty.

The fish were caught on a number 6 baitholder hook on nightcrawlers. All were released.

All in all it was a good morning.

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#10858545 - 05/20/15 01:15 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
livebait Offline
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Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 189
Loc: Carbon,Texas
Looks and sounds like an excellent morning

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#10858617 - 05/20/15 01:42 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
Hammbone Offline
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Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 752
Loc: Denton, TX
That's great, nice morning for sure !
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#10858870 - 05/20/15 02:59 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
ckwilson25 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 1158
Loc: Dallas
A great day for you Smithaven! thumb
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#10860113 - 05/21/15 12:30 AM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10059
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice looking fish. woot Is the spawn going on up there in your area?

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#10860182 - 05/21/15 05:45 AM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Laker One]
Smithaven Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1834
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Nice looking fish. woot Is the spawn going on up there in your area?

The fish are in their spawning colors and bedding up. It is difficult to tell with all the high water, but I think they are beginning to spawn.

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#10860397 - 05/21/15 08:02 AM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
Fitz® Offline
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Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8515
Loc: Feeding Time
Thats awesome, love creek fishing!
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#10861484 - 05/21/15 01:32 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice Fish. Love that creek fishing. thumb
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#10869087 - 05/24/15 04:09 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 9298
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish!

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#10877540 - 05/28/15 06:06 AM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: Smithaven
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Nice looking fish. woot Is the spawn going on up there in your area?

The fish are in their spawning colors and bedding up. It is difficult to tell with all the high water, but I think they are beginning to spawn.





Thanks!

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#10882028 - 05/29/15 07:22 PM Re: Mixed bag of creek sunfish. [Re: Smithaven]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: Garland, TX
Nice mix and great colors!
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