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#11105584 - 09/15/15 04:07 PM Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River!
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Fished the Nueces River a few days ago and made a return trip today. This is the first trip posting. I fished from 9am till 3pm and the bite was good. The scenery was great and the water was "CRYSTAL CLEAR" with a good current. Caught a bunch of Longear,some nice healthy bass,several nice Tilapia,and a few small Bluegill rounded out the catch. Caught about 50 fish total. All were released to fight again with the exception of the Tilapia which were released to the grease. Fish were holding close to the banks and by grass beds. Fish were in 2 to 5 feet of water. Worms were the bait of choice and both float and bottom techniques were used. After a day on the Nueces I stopped at the Jack In The Box located in beautiful down town Uvalde for a quick snack before I headed home. A great day fishing in the hills of Texas. It just don't get any better. fish



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#11105623 - 09/15/15 04:27 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/25/09
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Beautiful scenery Chuck coolphotos
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#11105635 - 09/15/15 04:34 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: dafanman]
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Thanks Robert! cheers Great seeing you and Joe Ed the other day on Dunlap! It just don't get any better. coolio
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#11105648 - 09/15/15 04:41 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2950
Loc: Brenham, TX
Wow, that is crystal clear water. Great pictures thumb

Did you make your way down to the Rio spot?

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#11105693 - 09/15/15 05:01 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: J-Moe]
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Jamie for the reply! cheers I found a Rio spot with plenty of Hybrilla. eeks I don't know if that was the spot the local was telling me about. hmmm I managed a trophy Rio and a bunch of em in the 8" range. I saw some bigger ones but I guess they did not want to play. Will be posting another story on that trip which I completed over the last two days. thumb
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#11106235 - 09/15/15 09:04 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Bob9 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/04
Posts: 527
Loc: Paris, TX
Beautiful water, Chuck. You sure have some nice fishing spots!

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#11106613 - 09/16/15 12:18 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Thanks Bob for the reply! cheers Yes Sir there are some very nice places that are really not that far. coolio



Side Note: Hopefully you can make it down this way and we can fish a few of these spots. thumb
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#11106665 - 09/16/15 05:35 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/12/12
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Loc: Huntsville, Texas
Nice Pics, thx!!

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#11107208 - 09/16/15 10:24 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1402
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Banker...you da man!!! cheers

Never saw water that clear
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#11107389 - 09/16/15 11:47 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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WOW. Little piece of heaven right there. fish

Looks like enough water to put a kayak in too
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#11107725 - 09/16/15 02:27 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Beautiful scenery and fish!
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#11108313 - 09/16/15 06:47 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks "Hunter498","A.J.",Andrew,and Peyton,for the replies. One very nice river in Southwest Texas for sure. Andrew: Yes Sir you can put in a Kayak for sure. thumb



NOTE; IMAGE SHACK SERVER HAD CRASHED CAUSING THE PHOTOS IN THE POST TO BE REMOVED!


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#11121914 - 09/23/15 08:36 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
WOW! That is some very clear water on that river! Great photos and some super fish! I have never fished the Nueces River. How would it be for Kayak fishing. Also did you wade fish?

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#11138314 - 09/30/15 10:09 PM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: Laker One]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Curtis for the reply. cheers A kayak would be good right now. The river in that part has been full all year due to the good rain. coolio During dry spells I have been told by kayak anglers that you do a lot of walking between pools of water! eeks



Re posted pictures. (Due to Image Shack Server Crash). hammer

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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#11138609 - 10/01/15 07:24 AM Re: Fishing the "CRYSTAL CLEAR" Nueces River! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10122
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Love those crystal clear water pictures. Looks like an awesome place to fish. Nice fish Chuck. Good job as always.




Side Note: Big difference in both water and river scenery in that part. Where we fish the Nueces for white bass the water is usually muddy or stained. Love that river.

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