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#11390094 - 02/03/16 07:28 PM Grass Torpedo on brays bayou
dcox1911 Offline

Registered: 07/27/13
Posts: 64
Caught him on 5# test
It took about 25 minutes with no net. He kept running Hail Marys up and down the bayou. Put this fish in the Super Bowl! Haha It was like the boss level of some video game
I know it's an invasive species and I'm supposed to kill it but they've been a part of the ecosystem for decades so I'm sure the ecosystem has adapted to their presence. Plus that was my first fish of 2016 so he had to go back.

Also I'm the only person I see on brays bayou who avidly fishes. All the other fisherman I see there are your typical catfish fisherman who don't really sport fish. Just get a couple of cats to eat and leave. Not that that's a problem it's just that if I'm one of the few who actually go for the sport fish then there's no way I could put I dent in the population. So that was probably the first time in years a grass carp had been caught from there. My uncle asked if I could bring him one, he says they're a good table fare, can anyone testify?
Lmfao my pants were falling while fighting the fish

Edited by dcox1911 (02/03/16 07:29 PM)

#11390114 - 02/03/16 07:34 PM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
Mike Doran Offline

Registered: 03/02/14
Posts: 212
Nice catch and great story. I enjoyed reading it. . We'll done!

Edited by Mike Doran (02/03/16 07:35 PM)

#11390308 - 02/03/16 08:34 PM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
Curt0407 Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 5386
Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
Good looking fish. I have heard that they are reasonably good to eat. I wouldn't have a clue as to how to prepare them.

#11394908 - 02/05/16 03:21 PM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
theCARPenter Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 1163
Loc: Houston, Texas
Hey man nice catch! We used to have get togethers at Brays Bayou to catch carp. Lots of good quality fish in there. You can catch common carp buffalo and tilapia all on corn or boilies.

Grass Carp PB - 56
Buffalo PB - 44
Common Carp PB - 27

#11395636 - 02/05/16 09:14 PM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 42218
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish. Good job. cheers

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11396775 - 02/06/16 04:48 PM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
greentumater Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1386
Loc: Texas
Nice One, good job!

#11419492 - 02/17/16 07:24 AM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10899
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish.

#11444745 - 02/28/16 08:38 AM Re: Grass Torpedo on brays bayou [Re: dcox1911]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11367
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish. Also loved the post. woot


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