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#11683724 - 06/23/16 01:53 AM Redfish still in lake Fairfield?
daleche21 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/05
Posts: 249
Loc: denton
Use to fish the lake a lot, I know the bass are making a comeback in the lake, just was wondering if many redfish are still in it?

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#11753399 - 08/01/16 02:44 PM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: daleche21]
J-Bar Offline
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Registered: 07/21/06
Posts: 171
Loc: Weatherford
I hear they're sometimes caught but in very limited numbers.

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#11753739 - 08/01/16 05:15 PM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: daleche21]
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Not likely to catch any. The last red drum stocking was in 2011 and there's been a couple of fish kills since then. In fact, there haven't been any stockings of any kind since 2011 except for alligator gar. Go figure...
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#11759069 - 08/04/16 05:09 PM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: daleche21]
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TP&W says some redfish survived. But in limited numbers. So, yes you could catch some, but it is going to be hit or miss.
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#11761601 - 08/06/16 09:51 AM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: Texan Til I Die]
Rayzor Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
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Loc: Magnolia, Texas
Originally Posted By: Texan Til I Die
Not likely to catch any. The last red drum stocking was in 2011 and there's been a couple of fish kills since then. In fact, there haven't been any stockings of any kind since 2011 except for alligator gar. Go figure...


Why on Earth would TPWD stock 146 adult alligator gar in Lake Fairfield???? Total waste of money and time.
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#11761704 - 08/06/16 11:47 AM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: daleche21]
happycampr Offline
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Registered: 04/01/12
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Not to hijack the thread, but since it looks like question was answered... anyone catching any tilapia out there? Any spots to target? Would like to fill the freezer!

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#11764725 - 08/08/16 08:50 AM Re: Redfish still in lake Fairfield? [Re: daleche21]
FishinAg02 Offline
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Loc: Katy, TX
The alligator gar are proven to eat carp... helps control them.
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