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#11746465 - 07/28/16 10:03 AM Tilapia on Squaw Creek
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Registered: 11/18/06
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Loc: N. Richland Hills,Texas
never fished for tilapia,can someone tell me what rig,what bait,what area,know the like warm water,so this must be a good time. grandsons want to catch some fish. thanks for the info

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#11747032 - 07/28/16 03:17 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Loc: Red Oak, TX
I was always told earth worms.

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#11747067 - 07/28/16 03:42 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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I've only fished for them once out there. I used a drop shot rig with night crawlers and caught more than I wanted to clean. I would imagine the river is bank to bank full of them right now.

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#11747267 - 07/28/16 05:19 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Never fished this lake, is there access to fish the banks there? If so...any location help would be appreciated, thx.
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#11748250 - 07/29/16 09:33 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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You can fish for Tilapia with a standard crappie hook with a weight a foot or so up the line but the best rig I've seen/heard is basically a "heavy drop shot rig" with the hook up a foot or so above the weight. Earth worms for bait although you often catch a couple throwing a crankbait for bass. Squaw is open to bank fishing Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. It is open to boats Fri, Sat & Sun.


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#11748304 - 07/29/16 09:50 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: J2H1]
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Originally Posted By: J2H1
I was always told earth worms.





Plus #1 on the night crawlers. Caught many using them! hooked
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#11748580 - 07/29/16 11:52 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Make sure you KEEP all you catch! Even if you don't want to clean them, you cannot return them to the water.
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#11749777 - 07/30/16 07:50 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Red wigglers

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#11749812 - 07/30/16 08:25 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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I have caught some big ones at Fairfield in my cast net. The fillets looked almost like crappie but tasted terrible. What am I missing?

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#11749844 - 07/30/16 08:55 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: dmunsie]
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Originally Posted By: dmunsie
Never fished this lake, is there access to fish the banks there? If so...any location help would be appreciated, thx.


At the boat ramp only, there is a couple of docks.

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#11756576 - 08/03/16 10:35 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: dgilbert]
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Originally Posted By: dgilbert
Originally Posted By: dmunsie
Never fished this lake, is there access to fish the banks there? If so...any location help would be appreciated, thx.


At the boat ramp only, there is a couple of docks.


Not quite true. They have about a mile or so of the lake shoreline that is accessible through the park on the west side, just south of the boat ramp. Several little pockets and points to fish.
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#11940376 - 11/18/16 11:45 AM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Went out there yesterday and banked. Didn't really know where to fish for the Tilapia...from the bank. Any tips or locations to try? Thx.
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#11940435 - 11/18/16 12:37 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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worm under a float, or dead stick on a drop shot....they school up in the river right now. Get up there and have fun.

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#11940452 - 11/18/16 12:57 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: jwcromer]
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Thx! I'm assuming I need a boat to get to those locations?
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#11940485 - 11/18/16 01:22 PM Re: Tilapia on Squaw Creek [Re: dmunsie]
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Originally Posted By: dmunsie
Thx! I'm assuming I need a boat to get to those locations?


Yes you do, but the guys fishing from the bank fishing areas are killing them in the creeks as well. The one by the swim beach is loaded with people fishing for them off the bank. And all of those guys have buckets full of fish.
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