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#11719768 - 07/12/16 10:02 PM Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today!
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3997
Loc: Longview, Tx
I met Jacob at the boat ramp this morning and we decided to take a tour of Lake Murvaul since neither one of us is very familiar with the lake. We eliminated a lot of water that was void of brush and was in desperate need of some fresh bamboo. We did end up marking several piles and a few lay downs that were holding fish. I best depth today was 8 fow and the fish wanted the jigs holding at 6'. We only fished one lay down for a little while. It was holding a ton of fish but the gar moved in and the crappie locked down and quit biting. I'll try to remember to upload a screen shot of the lay down when I get home from work. My Xi5 GPS module completely quit so I dropped it off to get if fixed while it is still under warranty. Best bait today was my jointed minnow in lavender pearl shad. The fish even convinced Jacob to take off his customary pearltruese after he watched me start loading the cooler. Regardless of the trolling motor issues, it was still a productive day. We found several new spots, he got a bag of new baits, and I came away with a couple jars of excellent pickles and 40 nice black crappie fillets.

P.S. The black crappie record for Murvaul is vacant so every black crappie we caught "broke the record".




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#11719784 - 07/12/16 10:08 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 624
Loc: Bullard, TX
Haha nice! Post a pic of your jointed minnow! Congrats guys. I'm gonna make it over there one day. 8fow seems shallow right now. I would have never found them lol
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#11719787 - 07/12/16 10:09 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
Cowboytex Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 624
Loc: Bullard, TX
Never mind you just edited it. Nice job bud!
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#11719854 - 07/12/16 10:52 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
Jacob Offline
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Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 16166
Loc: Deep East Tx
Had a great time! Thanks again for the baits and counter! Going to give them a try on Nac tomorrow! I'm also going to try fishing shallower than normal since we found them in unlikely water today. We'll try em again soon!
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#11719861 - 07/12/16 11:00 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 39807
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice post and fish. Goo job. thumb
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#11719936 - 07/13/16 05:37 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
Gamblinman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2427
Loc: Yantis, TX
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#11720086 - 07/13/16 07:32 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2173
Loc: Beckville, TX
Nice! thumb

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#11720112 - 07/13/16 07:41 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
palomar Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/07/13
Posts: 60
Loc: Henderson
Good job and thanks for the report! thumb
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#11720196 - 07/13/16 08:25 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
CypertJ Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 263
Loc: Canton, Tx
Great job! Glad the xi5 is still under warranty. My Gps started acting up on mine, but I ignored it and it has been working flawlessly ever since, just 2 trips one weekend that the anchor feature would still allow us to drift off about 40-50 yards. I had let the batteries go almost completely dead prior to having issues and I think this had something to do with it.
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#11720317 - 07/13/16 09:27 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
TroyKing Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/28/14
Posts: 1050
Loc: Carthage Tx
Thanks for the report.glad y'all caught em.
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#11721806 - 07/14/16 01:46 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 2153
Loc: Black Dog, TX
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#11721960 - 07/14/16 07:51 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
SK. Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/18/10
Posts: 1035
Loc: N.Houston/Fort Worth
Excellent trip especially in unfamiliar waters....
Let's not forget the thermocline, no not the bait but the low oxygen waters, it'll for sure push the fish shallow.....
Not sure if'n it's at Murval yet but it's coming.....
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#11722386 - 07/14/16 11:28 AM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
cleve Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/07/09
Posts: 367
Loc: kingwood tx
Great report, Man I need to fish that lake it's been years sence I had.
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#11722594 - 07/14/16 01:34 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2173
Loc: Beckville, TX
Tried to break your black crappie record this morning but all I could catch was whites.....BIG whites. Best bite yesterday evening and this morning was on a 1/16 oz. chartreuse hand tie about 10 ft. down. This morning was tough but finally found some quality fish under a boat house.

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#11725286 - 07/15/16 08:26 PM Re: Broke the Murvaul black crappie record 20 times today! [Re: Txmedic033]
AustinS Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 118
Loc: East TX
Very nice! I'm headed that way in the morning to give it a shot. fish
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