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#11073383 - 08/30/15 04:54 PM Tenkara koi
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Registered: 06/07/14
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Caught my first koi ever on my Tenkara rod using a hot pink fly and 4lbs tippet! Fun fight!!

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#11073436 - 08/30/15 05:11 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Beautiful fish. Well done.

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#11073480 - 08/30/15 05:43 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Curt0407]
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[quote=Curt0407]Beautiful fish. Well done. [/quote +1
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#11073708 - 08/30/15 07:47 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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laugh Congrats ! White Rock ??
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#11074063 - 08/31/15 12:30 AM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Nice fish. Good job. cheers
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#11074436 - 08/31/15 09:58 AM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: whiterockjesse]
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Originally Posted By: whiterockjesse
laugh Congrats ! White Rock ??

No, actually it was at the Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens while I took the family there.

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#11075031 - 08/31/15 03:25 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: whiterockjesse]
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Nice Koi. What kind of pink fly where you using?

Originally Posted By: whiterockjesse
laugh Congrats ! White Rock ??



I ride the trail around WRL and there are some huge Koi, Buff, Carp that swim on the ledge near the spillway. Always stop to look at them and the huge turtles. Just wish I could figure out how to catchem. If i chummed the area with corn, would they eat a piece under a bobber?
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#11075300 - 08/31/15 05:55 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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I'm sure corn would work great. I was using a hot pink kebari style fly with white feathers.

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#11082629 - 09/04/15 12:33 AM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Beautiful fish. Good job.

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#11083233 - 09/04/15 10:39 AM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Wow the beauty! flehan

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#11085671 - 09/05/15 07:54 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Great catch!
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#11094779 - 09/10/15 02:16 PM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Nice fish.

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#11105020 - 09/15/15 11:23 AM Re: Tenkara koi [Re: Fishwfly]
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Registered: 02/07/10
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Loc: Brazoria County, Texas
A TPWD bred koi?

I can see some of the signs that it may have come from a group that were once kept at Heart of the Hills in Kerrville. I gave TPWD several thousand koi many years ago when I was breeding high grade koi from Japan. They were looking for genetic diversity as their koi stock had been inbred for nearly 50 years.

They breed koi, goldfish and koi/goldfish hybrids as a food source for captive largemouth bass breeding stock.

Catching a koi on a fishing pole is quite the accomplishment, they are extremely smart and wary, seldom taken by hook and line, even where a lot of fishing is going on around them. Nice catch indeed!

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