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#11550965 - 04/18/16 06:22 PM Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!!
Cyberfisherman Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/10/11
Posts: 482
Loc: Cedar Hill, TX
I wanted to get out on the lake to see how the fish would bite before a storm hit. Luckily I think it paid off. The one hour and twenty minute drive was work it. Fish fry indeed.









Edited by Cyberfisherman (04/18/16 06:23 PM)
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#11551045 - 04/18/16 07:11 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
mjmetro0719 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/25/02
Posts: 3777
Loc: saginaw,tx
That's a nice haul! Nice job!
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#11551070 - 04/18/16 07:26 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
K.G Offline
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Registered: 05/06/08
Posts: 1653
Loc: o
Solid. Thank's For Sharing.
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#11552956 - 04/19/16 04:13 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
BigPoppa007 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1319
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
Think I'd of taken a lighter rod n reel for eaters........ nuts

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#11555514 - 04/20/16 05:56 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: BigPoppa007]
BankAngler50 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Originally Posted By: BigPoppa007
Think I'd of taken a lighter rod n reel for eaters........ nuts
Fishing (at Tawakoni) is like a box of chocolate...

Not sure about other lakes, but at Tawakoni, those who fish with lite tackles usually quickly become just spectators when fishing next to the regulars all of them use 9 to 12 foot poles. I have given countless of catfish to families who fished near me with light and short gears.

BTW, Nice haul thumb
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Why do I go fishing? To catch a box of fish and/or some quality time under the sun. Thank Heaven I never fail fishing in Texas, catching box fish or plenty of sunburn.

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#11555538 - 04/20/16 06:08 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
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Btw, Cyberfisherman, next time bring a minnow seine and catch some ghost minnows to use as bait and cast out a little further out, you might catch bigger blues with gosh minnows than shad. Hook the minnows like you would worm on 3-way rig...
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Why do I go fishing? To catch a box of fish and/or some quality time under the sun. Thank Heaven I never fail fishing in Texas, catching box fish or plenty of sunburn.

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#11574332 - 04/29/16 07:57 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: BankAngler50]
Cyberfisherman Offline
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Registered: 09/10/11
Posts: 482
Loc: Cedar Hill, TX
Hey thanks man!! Ive been meaning to get back with you on those ghost minnows. Ive never fished with them at all. It would be neat to try em out.
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#11574336 - 04/29/16 07:58 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: BankAngler50]
Cyberfisherman Offline
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Registered: 09/10/11
Posts: 482
Loc: Cedar Hill, TX
I have some 10 and 14 foot poles. Hey what size hook do your usually use with ghost minnows?
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#11574366 - 04/29/16 08:07 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome Post! thumb
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#11575597 - 04/30/16 07:13 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
BankAngler50 Offline
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Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Originally Posted By: Cyberfisherman
I have some 10 and 14 foot poles. Hey what size hook do your usually use with ghost minnows?
I use 2/0 and 4/0 offset octopus hooks for gm, your poles should work, sometimes the bites are so soft you might miss some on the 14' poke, however if you prop your pole at 45 degree angle you see the bites better.
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Why do I go fishing? To catch a box of fish and/or some quality time under the sun. Thank Heaven I never fail fishing in Texas, catching box fish or plenty of sunburn.

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#11575877 - 04/30/16 09:32 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
Dunkky dude Offline
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Registered: 01/01/10
Posts: 1120
man, i love that first photo. looks so classic, MAN vs NATURE. did u apply any special effect, if so what would it be. Good JOB btw. this really pumps me up and make me wanna go fishing. i really need to invest into this seine net thing as i don't get much luck with chicken breast. But i usually go fishing solo, and my understanding is that you need two man to operate the net...


how deep did u fish? i wonder if i am fishing too shallow at lavon.


Edited by Dunkky dude (04/30/16 09:35 PM)

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#11576535 - 05/01/16 12:55 PM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
BankAngler50 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 702
Dunkky, if you have a 1/4 inch mesh castnet you don't need two people to catch gm.
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Why do I go fishing? To catch a box of fish and/or some quality time under the sun. Thank Heaven I never fail fishing in Texas, catching box fish or plenty of sunburn.

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#11577499 - 05/02/16 12:09 AM Re: Great Day on the Lake Sunday morning!! [Re: Cyberfisherman]
Dunkky dude Offline
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Registered: 01/01/10
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i think mine is 1/4. i guess i just gonna have to locate them.

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