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#11218807 - 11/11/15 01:06 PM Fat Bluegills and a bonus
Smithaven Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1827
Loc: Hurst, Texas
It was windy today but the fish did not seem to care. They did shut down for about an hour when the front passed through, but they started back up. The sunfish were at about 6 feet in 10 foot water. The bite was slow. I caught 18 before I stopped counting. The fish are exceptionally well fed. All this high water seems to agree with them.

Now for the bonus: I caught an 11 pound 6 ounce Buffalo and a 12 1/2 inch channel cat. They were caught on a medium action rod, not the ultralight gear. I found a cute toy which beeps when the line is pulled, and I set it out with sweet dough bait while I fished with the ultralight rod. The beeper really works.
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#11218950 - 11/11/15 02:43 PM Re: Fat Bluegills and a bonus [Re: Smithaven]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37682
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Looks like you got into some nice sunnies. Good job! thumb




Side Note: Always love those bonus fish! coolio Nice Buff. Bet the fight was AWESOME! boxing
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#11219247 - 11/11/15 05:27 PM Re: Fat Bluegills and a bonus [Re: Smithaven]
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1690
Loc: Austin
Excellent Mr Smith. Great job on landing any fish during and after a cold front.
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#11219912 - 11/12/15 12:13 AM Re: Fat Bluegills and a bonus [Re: Smithaven]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1303
Loc: Dallas, Texas
WTG Smithaven!!! cheers

Can't wait til this spring when they start to gather up on beds banana
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#11220237 - 11/12/15 08:50 AM Re: Fat Bluegills and a bonus [Re: Smithaven]
Gitter Done Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 8857
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish! Good job. Also good job on landing the Buff!

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#11226370 - 11/16/15 05:16 AM Re: Fat Bluegills and a bonus [Re: Smithaven]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9421
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice post. Thanks for sharing. woot

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