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#11035519 - 08/11/15 02:40 PM Longear
WCGunns Offline
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Registered: 02/06/11
Posts: 446
Loc: Northern DFW, Texas
I live about ten minutes from Lake Ray Roberts and earlier in the year I found a spot on the map that I've been wanting to try. The lake has only had one ramp open for most of the summer and it was closed all of last week. The water has been so high that I haven't been able to get under the bridges. This past Friday some of the public ramps opened and the water has come down enough to get my boat under the bridge and back into the spot I've been wanting to try. Had a blasted with my two kids this morning and caught 7 different species and about 20 of them were pretty male Longears. They were on beds and fought great on UL gear.

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#11035545 - 08/11/15 02:49 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
WCGunns Offline
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Registered: 02/06/11
Posts: 446
Loc: Northern DFW, Texas
UL shad colored crank baits, white rooster tails, and shad colored tube jigs were the the baits used. We stopped fishing at 100 fish boated. All released to fight again.

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#11035574 - 08/11/15 02:58 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Most Colorful of the six sunfish and SUPER FIGHTERS for their size! cheers Always love getting into a school of nice Longear with the ultra light. coolio



Side Note: Time with the family on the water is simply PRICELESS! Nice fish and an AWESOME post! thumb
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#11035927 - 08/11/15 04:58 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Loc: Northern DFW, Texas
Thanks Banker. One of these days I want to get down in your area and fish some of your sweet spots.

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#11036100 - 08/11/15 06:15 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Originally Posted By: WCGunns
Thanks Banker. One of these days I want to get down in your area and fish some of your sweet spots.





Just give a shout anytime you are fixing to come down! thumb
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#11036114 - 08/11/15 06:24 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Originally Posted By: WCGunns



Love the Longears blush
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#11036601 - 08/11/15 10:04 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
WCGunns Offline
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Banker
Will do. Thanks

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#11039632 - 08/13/15 11:54 AM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish. My favorite Sunfish to catch on the fly! Love the fight. woot

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#11043865 - 08/15/15 03:05 PM Re: Longear [Re: Fitz®]
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Originally Posted By: Fitz®
Originally Posted By: WCGunns



Love the Longears blush





Love seeing those Longear Catches. Nice fish.

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#11043903 - 08/15/15 03:29 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2126
Loc: Texas
Is that a pretty fish or what?

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#11044023 - 08/15/15 05:17 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
Fishwfly Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 680
Loc: Texas, USA
I love how different their colors can be depending on location. Here is a Neches River longear.

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#11044087 - 08/15/15 05:57 PM Re: Longear [Re: WCGunns]
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
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Loc: Texas
Oh wow, simply beautiful!

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#11044274 - 08/15/15 07:59 PM Re: Longear [Re: Fishwfly]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Originally Posted By: Fishwfly
I love how different their colors can be depending on location. Here is a Neches River longear.





Yes Sir: Awesome fish! cheers
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