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#11189934 - 10/27/15 03:52 PM Dunlap 10/27/15
Vogey Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 224
Fished Dunlap today from 8:30 til 1:00. For some reason the water was down about 8-10 inches ?? Water temp was 69 - 72 degrees. Fishing was way better than I expected. Started out fishing between the ramp at 35 and the Mariott. Pretty much non stop action, with some bigger fish than last week. Moved down to around the second Island and fished there for about 2 hours...nada. Went back to the upper river and the clearer water and picked up where I left off earlier. Probably caught around 50 total, and kept 9 for the kettle. Fished worms Carolina rig off a swivel with the weight above the swivel. My theory as to why we aren't catching as many, and as big Red Ear this fall, is that the spring flooding greatly diminished the snail population, and they just haven't come back strong, like they were last year ? any thoughts...

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#11190082 - 10/27/15 05:06 PM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
etexbasser Offline
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Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 467
Loc: Nacogdoches, Tx
Those are some pretty fish. The fish I catch in east texas seem to be darker than those y'all post from north and central texas. Maybe out water is not as clear over here. Anyway, nice catch.

later...don
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#11190547 - 10/27/15 08:47 PM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43774
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish Vogey and a super report. cheers I agree with on the lack of snails after the floods. eeks I also think that the colder water temperatures during June and July due the water being let out of Canyon Lake played a part in the sunfish patterns making bigger sunfish harder to find. hmmm




Side Note: Still pulling in some nice size fish but like you said not like it was the past couple of years. thumb
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#11191989 - 10/28/15 02:47 PM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1476
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Nicely done thumb
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#11192371 - 10/28/15 06:12 PM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Action_Jackson]
Fitz® Offline
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Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 9677
Loc: Feeding Time
Originally Posted By: Action_Jackson
Nicely done thumb
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#11192454 - 10/28/15 06:52 PM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
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Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin
Thanks 4 the report. Headed that way in the morn.
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#11199016 - 11/01/15 08:34 AM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 11418
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice haul. Looks like it will be awhile before Dunlap clears up. Got a feeling it's going to be a very long wet winter.

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#11226369 - 11/16/15 05:15 AM Re: Dunlap 10/27/15 [Re: Vogey]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11942
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish and report. Thanks for posting. woot

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