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#10914317 - 06/12/15 11:07 PM Carlos and his first ever striper
GoFishNow Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/28/07
Posts: 1512
Loc: Coppell TX
I had noticed on this forum that Carlos lived in the same city as me so I made a call to meet him.
We spoke on the phone a couple times and I arranged a fishing trip with him. Today I met Carlos for the first time and he and I joined Larry "Lenahorse" for an afternoon trip on Tawakoni. Carlos has never in his lifetime caught a hybrid or a striper. Larry took us to the first spot and it was fish on! Not only did Carlos catch couple of nice sized hybrids but he lands this twelve pounder on a slab that I had given him.
We ended with 13 on the clicker, all returned to swim some more. Thanks Larry, you did a great job as "guide" today and once again taking me fishing.
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#10914342 - 06/12/15 11:24 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 12/14/11
Posts: 926
Loc: Irving, TX
Awesome job .. very nice of you to hook him up. Larry is a great guy , someday I need to head east and catch up with him again.

-rob
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#10914368 - 06/13/15 12:10 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 07/18/08
Posts: 1173
Loc: Sherman, Tx/ Durant, Ok
Awesome fish man now your hooked for life... thumb
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#10914373 - 06/13/15 12:25 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
Slick Head Offline
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Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 155
Loc: Rockwall TX
Wow!! Great fish! Way to go.

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#10914484 - 06/13/15 07:34 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 1270
Loc: Little Elm
Ron is super nice guy. Always willing to lend a hand.

Were you guys primarily slab fishing? or using live bait? The reason I ask is because Twak has been off and then on again for me with artificials lately. I want the birds to start going bananas so I can chunk sassys at them.
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#10914502 - 06/13/15 07:51 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
Duece Offline
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Registered: 06/30/09
Posts: 568
Great fish - Good job. Larry has helped me out, he's generous with information. Good work guys.
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#10914533 - 06/13/15 08:25 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 3869
Loc: Cash, Texas
No live bait all lures, no birds. This one was on a slab. It was about a 50-50 mix on slabs and sassy shads. My 2nd cast on a salt water Cordell Hot Spot I had a very good striper.


Edited by lenahorse (06/13/15 08:29 AM)
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#10914534 - 06/13/15 08:27 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
GoFishNow Offline
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Registered: 09/28/07
Posts: 1512
Loc: Coppell TX
Phill, we caught them all on slabs or swim baits "sassys" in 26 foot of water. There were no birds working. Saw only one surface school but they only stayed up a short time. Live bait does produce more fish but me and Larry prefer artificials.
Thanks everyone for the kind words.
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#10914579 - 06/13/15 09:02 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 3869
Loc: Cash, Texas
From yesterday: we drifted out of the deeper water here looking for fish.



Edited by lenahorse (06/13/15 09:21 AM)
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#10914633 - 06/13/15 09:32 AM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 04/04/05
Posts: 7082
Loc: Richardson TX
WTG, Ron and Larry! Two of the nicest fisherfolks I met on TFF smile
12# is awesome! thumb
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#10914881 - 06/13/15 12:42 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
Slick Head Offline
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Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 155
Loc: Rockwall TX
Cool graph pic Lenahorse!!

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#10914975 - 06/13/15 01:51 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
Carlos@Coppell Offline
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Registered: 05/13/15
Posts: 19
Loc: Coppell, TX
Thank you Larry and Ron for taking me to those secret spots of Tawakoni, you guys rock!
caught four hybrids along with the big striper, got them on the shad swimbaits and slabs; the very first hybrid pull so hard and so unexpectedly I almost fell off the boat... what a fun fishing day!
Carlos@Coppell
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#10914978 - 06/13/15 01:57 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 3869
Loc: Cash, Texas
Glad you enjoyed the trip. I found another picture.



Edited by lenahorse (06/13/15 07:03 PM)
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#10915380 - 06/13/15 06:33 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40158
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish! cheers
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#10918300 - 06/15/15 12:06 PM Re: Carlos and his first ever striper [Re: GoFishNow]
RonL Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/09/14
Posts: 569
Loc: W.Texas
Congratulations on the striper ! That will be one fight never to forget .


Edited by RonL (06/15/15 12:06 PM)
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