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#10995371 - 07/23/15 08:15 AM lake tawakoni flathead populations
catdub Offline

Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 156
Loc: cleburne tx
I was wondering if tawakoni had a good flathead popution .I would like to know so if one day I catch one ill know if I should keep it or let it go I mean ive never ate a flathead and would like to try it but at the same time I dont want to deplete the population if it is low.

#10995378 - 07/23/15 08:18 AM Re: lake tawakoni flathead populations [Re: catdub]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1883
Loc: Weatherford, TX
A dude caught an 88 a couple weeks ago, I saw.

#10995532 - 07/23/15 09:22 AM Re: lake tawakoni flathead populations [Re: catdub]
Blues Offline
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 2015
Any sizable body of water in Texas on large feeder creeks or rivers will have a health population of flathead even without stocking. They're there and plenty of them.

#10996268 - 07/23/15 01:36 PM Re: lake tawakoni flathead populations [Re: catdub]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1663
Loc: Euless
Eat a flathead and you may never eat another blue or channel. Flats under 20 lbs are the best eatin there is. I have et them up to 40 lb but the 15-20 pounders are the best.
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#10998235 - 07/24/15 10:58 AM Re: lake tawakoni flathead populations [Re: catdub]
ripndrag Offline

Registered: 05/01/13
Posts: 47
You need not worry about depleting the population, if you catch one definitely keep it, best eating fish in fresh water, crappie 2nd.


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