Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
papawppc, jwc23, jfur, dburt2, AMG
108026 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 88649
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76395
John175® 67605
JDavis7873® 67390
FattyMcButterpants 60868
Derek 🐝 60292
Tritonman 57996
LoneStarSon® 54409
SkeeterRonnie 53367
facebook
Forum Stats
108026 Members
60 Forums
811467 Topics
10277254 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11012067 - 07/31/15 01:23 PM Looking at grapevine lake
Chasin Stripes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 631
Loc: Texas
I was looking at the corps of engineers webpage for grapevine lake and glanced at the lake records page. Looking down the list nothing seemed out of place until I got to the end and it says Red Bellied Pacu. Not a fish I hear commonly so I do a little Google search and it is in the piranha family. How the hell did we get that in grapevine lake? Now I do realize after reading about it that it doesn't have the same type of teeth as a piranha but still it's in the angry fish family. Anyone ever heard of these things?

Top
#11012102 - 07/31/15 01:46 PM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Chasin Stripes]
Mulholland Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1920
Loc: Plano, TX
They are common aquarium fish, look like piranha but no teeth I think, regardless, very common aquarium fish that tend to get much too large, I'll give yu 3 guesses as to how it ended up there lol

Top
#11012118 - 07/31/15 01:53 PM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Chasin Stripes]
Chasin Stripes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 631
Loc: Texas
I assume out of the aquarium

Top
#11012126 - 07/31/15 01:57 PM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Chasin Stripes]
Mulholland Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 1920
Loc: Plano, TX
Yup, people get tired and just dump them into lake or they get too big and they release them. At that point they are too large for most natural predators, so short of environment causing mortality, they live out their life in the lake

Top
#11012739 - 07/31/15 07:00 PM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Chasin Stripes]
Chasin Stripes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 631
Loc: Texas
Crazy people

Top
#11013104 - 07/31/15 10:46 PM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Chasin Stripes]
Josh Fulton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 1575
Loc: The Vine
Never heard of one of those being caught!
_________________________
-Josh Fulton

Keep Sticken Em

Top
#11013393 - 08/01/15 08:42 AM Re: Looking at grapevine lake [Re: Josh Fulton]
Chasin Stripes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/15
Posts: 631
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Josh Fulton
Never heard of one of those being caught!



I hadn't even heard of one, seen it on the TPWD website

Top



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide