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#11204409 - 11/03/15 09:15 PM Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest!
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40198
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Fished the Great Southwest for two days and the bite was good. Fished both the West Nueces and the Nueces rivers. Caught a bunch of nice Longear in the 6 and 7 inch range and a mess of Tilapia in the 2 to 3 pound range. The biggest Tilapia was 3.47 Lbs which will be submitted for the Tilapia record for the West Nueces River. Rounding out the catch were a few Bluegill,Rios,Bass,and Redear. Worms were the bait of choice with both bottom and float techniques being used. Fish were caught close to grass and weed beds in 4 to 6 feet of water. The water was clear on both rivers with good current. I also saw a nice herd of Turkey and two juvenile Bobcats. Catching some nice fish and relaxing in the Great Southwest! It just don't get any better. fish



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#11204433 - 11/03/15 09:31 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 148
Wow, awesome setting for fishing. Good luck on the record tilapia. That's a huge fish, gotta get down there and try my hand at some of that.

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#11204438 - 11/03/15 09:35 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: JigandJeep]
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Originally Posted By: JigandJeep
Wow, awesome setting for fishing. Good luck on the record tilapia. That's a huge fish, gotta get down there and try my hand at some of that.





Thanks "JigandJeep" for the reply. cheers Yes Sir that is an AWESOME place to fish! I was on private property fishing the West Nueces and public property on the Nueces. Caught good fish on both rivers. coolio
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#11204917 - 11/04/15 08:45 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2979
Loc: Brenham, TX
Great pictures and post as always, thanks for sharing

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#11204927 - 11/04/15 08:50 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
doctorxring Offline
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Registered: 11/04/03
Posts: 694
Loc: The Republic of Texas
Great day Chuck ! That's cool that you caught some tilapia
on rod and reel. I've gone after them at Calaveras with a
cast net. Great eating fish. But I would rather catch them
on rod and reel. I just thought they were algae eaters.
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#11205012 - 11/04/15 09:31 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Bob9 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/04
Posts: 527
Loc: Paris, TX
Great looking water and fish. Nice going, Chuck.

Bob
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#11205583 - 11/04/15 02:53 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 10/05/08
Posts: 266
Beautiful setting and even nicer fish! Go Chuck!
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#11206527 - 11/05/15 12:03 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Jamie,Doc,Bob,and Donny for the replies! Love fishing those Southwest,hill country rivers. cheers
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#11207434 - 11/05/15 12:37 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1294
Loc: southwest more west than south...
congrats on the record talapia banker thumb beautiful scenery

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#11213406 - 11/08/15 07:11 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Very nice Chuck. And another record, Congrats cheers
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#11223830 - 11/14/15 05:17 PM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: gar1970]
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Thanks "gar1970" and Andrew for the replies. Love fishing that area! cheers
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#11226382 - 11/16/15 05:37 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10658
Loc: San Antonio TX
Awesome post Chuck! The Southwest Hill Country is on my spring places to fish list this upcoming year. Already have my kayak rout planned!




Side Note: Have you seen any of the takeout points along the Frio and Nueces Rivers?

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#11241438 - 11/24/15 05:54 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [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 The Frio has several take out spots all the up to Lakey. PM Sent. thumb
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#11245546 - 11/26/15 12:41 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice post and some very nice fish. Good job Chuck.

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#11269305 - 12/08/15 12:04 AM Re: Longear&Tilapia! Fishing the Great Southwest! [Re: Gitter Done]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks "Gitter" for the reply! cheers
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