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#10991861 - 07/21/15 04:13 PM Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record!
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Fished the Sabinal Valley a couple of weeks ago and it was fishing in Paradise. The water in the Sabinal River was crystal clear and there was lots of it. The fish were also very active. Caught several nice Redear in the 9"range,Bluegill in the 8"range,and Redbreast in the 7 to 8" range. All the fish were healthy,fat,and full of fight. Caught a nice fat Redbreast that was 8.50" and it's girth was 7.75". It was a heavy fish. The fish was weighted on location with a certified scale and it's weight was .55 Lbs good enough for the Sabinal River Redbreast Record. Certificate arrived the other day. Fished from 7am till 3pm. The bite slowed down around 1pm. Caught around 50 nice fish and all of em were released including the record Redbreast. Fish were caught holding next to drop offs and grass beds. Fish were caught on both worms and Berkley Trout Worms-natural color. A great day of fishing in God's country. It just don't get any better! fish



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#10991910 - 07/21/15 04:28 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Awesome Chuck! Looks like a great place to fish. Congrats on another record!

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#10991917 - 07/21/15 04:31 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: Fitz®]
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Thanks Andrew! cheers Love that part of Texas! coolio As for the record it's the first Redbreast Record for that river. hmmm The bar is set for another angler to break it! rockon





Side Note: Fly Rod Records are wide open! hooked
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#10991931 - 07/21/15 04:36 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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You seem to have to process down in applying for a record. I've never really thought hard about getting into records but I know I could have a bunch on the fly by now if I knew the process.
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#10991941 - 07/21/15 04:41 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: Fitz®]
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The process is very simple. eeks The hardest part is locating a certified scale. bang You may want to consider getting your own scale and having it calibrated by an approved scale company. coolio You need to have it calibrated once a year to keep it in Parks&Wildlife's regulations. hmmm I have a super friend of mine who weighs all my fish! She also lives on Lake Dunlap. thumb
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#10991955 - 07/21/15 04:48 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
The process is very simple. eeks The hardest part is locating a certified scale. bang You may want to consider getting your own scale and having it calibrated by an approved scale company. coolio You need to have it calibrated once a year to keep it in Parks&Wildlife's regulations. hmmm I have a super friend of mine who weighs all my fish! She also lives on Lake Dunlap. thumb


So it's about weight? Is there a separate length category?

If I were to submit records, most of mine would be C&R or end up swimming in my living room.

Guess I should go to their website and see the rules... But it's nice to get a perspective from someone who has experience.

Didn't mean to hijack your thread, I started a new one about this.

Congrats again on your record...
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#10991972 - 07/21/15 04:55 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: Fitz®]
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Originally Posted By: Fitz®
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
The process is very simple. eeks The hardest part is locating a certified scale. bang You may want to consider getting your own scale and having it calibrated by an approved scale company. coolio You need to have it calibrated once a year to keep it in Parks&Wildlife's regulations. hmmm I have a super friend of mine who weighs all my fish! She also lives on Lake Dunlap. thumb


So it's about weight? Is there a separate length category?

If I were to submit records, most of mine would be C&R or end up swimming in my living room.

Guess I should go to their website and see the rules... But it's nice to get a perspective from someone who has experience.

Didn't mean to hijack your thread, I started a new one about this.

Congrats again on your record...




There is also Catch&Release Records. The Parks&Wildlife web site has a chart of the minimum lengths a fish has to be in order for it to be a Catch&Release Record. For Sunfish it is 10". coolio
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#10992143 - 07/21/15 06:08 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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#10992203 - 07/21/15 06:34 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: dafanman]
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Thanks Robert for the reply! thumb





Side Note: Going to have to have another Bluegill dinner again soonnnnnnnnnnnn! food
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#10992207 - 07/21/15 06:35 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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flehan flehan flehan congrats on the record chuck!!! That's a beautiful redbreast.

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#10992211 - 07/21/15 06:37 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: gar1970]
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Originally Posted By: gar1970
flehan flehan flehan congrats on the record chuck!!! That's a beautiful redbreast.





Thanks! Almost in your backyard! The Hill Country and the Great Southwest are simply Awesome! You are a very lucky man to live there. cheers
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#10992487 - 07/21/15 09:11 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Congrats! Sweet fish and you're a record setting machine!


Edited by AF_Chief (07/21/15 09:12 PM)

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#10992593 - 07/21/15 09:44 PM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Way to go Chuck!
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#10992840 - 07/22/15 04:23 AM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: chickenman]
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Thanks "AF Chief" and "Chickenman" for the replies! thumb
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#10992961 - 07/22/15 07:36 AM Re: Fishing In Paradise and a Redbrest Record! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Congrats on the rocord. That is beautiful country out there. We vacation there from time to time and really enjoy it.

later... don
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