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#11125493 - 09/24/15 04:58 PM 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones!
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Fayette is on FIRE! Myself,Mike "USMC-GY",and Fred "Rionator" fished Fayette Co.Reservoir today and the bite was "ON FIRE"! We fished from 7am till 1pm and caught well over 100 very big Sunnies. Bluegill and Redear were the most caught. We also caught a bunch of Rios with one going over 9" which will be submitted for the Rio Grande Cichlid Catch&Release Record for Fayette.(Yes it was mine). All fish were caught using worms with drop shot,bottom,and float methods being used. We fished five locations and all produced BIG FISH! Reed beds,rock ledges,sunken timber,and drop offs were areas where they were stacked.It was non stop action for most of the day. The water was stained with good current. We kept 20 fish for the frying pan and the rest were released. After a super day on the water we had a FANTASTIC LUNCH at the Oak Ridge Smoke House in beautiful downtown Schulenburg. Fishing with good buddies and catching a bunch of nice fish. It just don't get any better. fish






Edited by banker-always fishing (10/01/15 12:34 AM)
Edit Reason: Photos replaced.Image Shack server crash.
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#11125626 - 09/24/15 06:24 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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#11125738 - 09/24/15 07:31 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: dafanman]
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Thanks Robert! thumb
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#11125837 - 09/24/15 08:02 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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You're hurtin' me Chuck !

smile

GREAT DAY !! Thanks for sharing !

CONGRATS on that new water body C&R record RIO !!


Edited by doctorxring (09/24/15 08:14 PM)
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#11125848 - 09/24/15 08:07 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Nice pics and some BIG sunnies guys! Enjoy the dinner food
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#11125887 - 09/24/15 08:18 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Awesome clap

I walked outside this morning and it was around 60 degrees. I knew it was going to be a great morning of fishing. Farmers Almanac said so too.

I can't believe I live an hour away from Fayette and have never fished it for sunfish hammer

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#11126015 - 09/24/15 09:03 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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very nice catch! congrats guys!
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#11126060 - 09/24/15 09:15 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: Red White and Blue Guide Svc]
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Thanks guys for the replies. cheers It was great out there today. There was actually a chill in the early morning. The bite started right at the first cast. hooked



Doc: Thanks. Myself,Mike,and Fred were all going to try to catch a nice Rio. The problem was all of em were small with the exception on the 9 plus that I caught. coolio
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#11126673 - 09/25/15 08:53 AM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Wow, Chuck, is there any place in Texas that you havn't fished? LOL

We need to take my boat and go down there..
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#11126779 - 09/25/15 09:26 AM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: Bob Landry]
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Thanks Bob for the reply. cheers The bite is GREAT just about everywhere I am fishing. coolio Sunfish and Rios are super active trying to get fat before winter. breakdance Maybe the fish since a super cold winter ahead? hmmm
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#11127353 - 09/25/15 01:11 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 01/18/15
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Yes-sir-ree Bob!!! Yall tore their arse's up and may have a broken c&r record! Now thats what I call gettin it in!!! GREAT JOB FELLAS cheers
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#11127372 - 09/25/15 01:20 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Greatness comes in small packages,... and fishing with friends, you got it right Banker. Congrats on the pending cnr record. ... bow_down
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#11128047 - 09/25/15 07:42 PM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Oh man, it doesn't get any better than that. I've fished it once and it was fantastic, probably the best lake I've ever fished for sunnies. This makes me want to go back, but the drive is out of my range. Congrats.

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#11128550 - 09/26/15 06:49 AM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: SlowDown]
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Thanks "AJ","BankAngler50" and "fish 'till I drop" for the replies. cheers "AJ": Yes Sir living the dream. dance2 Those slabs will go GREAT with an ICE COLD MODELO! coolio "fish till I drop": Fayette is one super good sunfish lake!. thumb
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#11128694 - 09/26/15 09:21 AM Re: 100 Plus on Fayette! Big Ones! [Re: SlowDown]
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Originally Posted By: fish 'till I drop
Oh man, it doesn't get any better than that. I've fished it once and it was fantastic, probably the best lake I've ever fished for sunnies. This makes me want to go back, but the drive is out of my range. Congrats.


Actually, an hour drive down a good four lane highway to get to a good fishing spot is not at all unreasonable, about a one cup of coffee trip. It takes me that long to get down to New Braunfels to fish with Chuck & Mike, and I have driven further. With a partner to chat with, the trip is even shorter. I'm going to put Fayette on my list. Get ready Chuck & Mike.. LOL
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