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#11794712 - 08/24/16 02:35 PM Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy).
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TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37109
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Fished a piece of God's Country and the bite was "OUTSTANDING"! I also have two new friends who have the Nueces River in their backyards. Louis and Robert are simply living the dream and wake up to some outstanding scenery everyday. Both men let me fish their property and Louis even guided me to some super spots. The river is in GREAT shape and flowing well. I caught a bunch of nice Longear,a nice Rio,several nice bass,and a some nice Redbreast! Fish were caught using both Gulp Alive Night Crawlers,and live night crawlers. Both float and bottom techniques were used. Fish were hanging close to drop offs by the deep pockets of the river and by grass beds. The Longear were hanging at the ends of currents. The water was crystal clear and there was a nice breeze blowing.All fish were released. I fished from 2pm till 4:30pm. Spent most of the day talking and getting to know Louis and Robert. Louis also showed me other spots to fish in the future. I also caught a nice Redear which will be the pending Nueces River Redear Record. This will go with my New Redbreast Record also on the Nueces. (Will post a story later). Fishing some very beautiful country deep in the hart of Texas and meeting two very nice men living the dream! It just don't get any better! fish




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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#11794814 - 08/24/16 03:09 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
TuN3R Offline
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Registered: 06/04/11
Posts: 3282
Loc: San Antonio , Texas
Man that def is pretty awesome place and seems like great day of fishing . Hey i heard you met my buddy Eric recently at placid :P
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#11794835 - 08/24/16 03:17 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: TuN3R]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37109
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Tun3r for the reply! cheers Yes Sir I met Eric last week and weighed a Flathead Catfish for him. I met him at his docks and weighed the fish there. It is the pending Flathead Record for Placid. I posted a story in the catfish section of the form. He is a pretty neat guy who loves to fish. thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11794839 - 08/24/16 03:18 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8364
Loc: Feeding Time
That looks amazing! cheers
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#11794846 - 08/24/16 03:20 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: Fitz®]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37109
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Andrew! cheers Very fly rod friendly waters and the fish are super active! hooked Love that Great Southwest area! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11795178 - 08/24/16 06:50 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 1985
Loc: Austin, TX
Oh my goodness. It doesn't get any prettier than that. You were blessed to be invited to fish that place Banker, as I'm sure you know. That's what I call a little slice of heaven.

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#11795215 - 08/24/16 07:09 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
boocat Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 508
Loc: Hill Country
Nice. I been in that area. Only about an hr from there.

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#11795738 - 08/25/16 05:32 AM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: fish 'till I drop]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37109
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks fish 'till i drop and boocat for the replies. cheers I LOVE fishing that part of Texas! texas Boocat: I live just over a two hour drive from that spot. There are so many GREAT places to fish in Texas that are not hard to get to! There are some nice spots just five minutes from my front door! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11796181 - 08/25/16 10:22 AM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
Bob9 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/04
Posts: 527
Loc: Paris, TX
Great scenery and fish, Chuck!

Bob
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#11796194 - 08/25/16 10:28 AM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
J-Moe Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2597
Loc: Brenham, TX
Wow, that is God's country. Fantastic photos thumb

And record setting redbreast and redear. You are the man!!!!!

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#11797432 - 08/25/16 09:34 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 01/10/03
Posts: 878
Loc: Bryan or Panhandle
Beautiful country and pictures. Not fair though-Banker has great fishing spots 5 minutes from his door and I live in Lubbock.

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#11798640 - 08/26/16 02:12 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: trapperben]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2597
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: trapperben
Beautiful country and pictures. Not fair though-Banker has great fishing spots 5 minutes from his door and I live in Lubbock.


No doubt, God has spoiled him with some of the best pan fishing spots in the entire world. And he catches trophy fish daily, it just a'int right, is it? smirk

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#11799442 - 08/26/16 11:10 PM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
trapperben Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/10/03
Posts: 878
Loc: Bryan or Panhandle
Lol he makes the most of it.

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#11799547 - 08/27/16 04:28 AM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
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TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37109
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Bob,Jamie and trapperben for the replies. cheers I love bank fishing plane and simple! I do have some pretty good places to fish. Most land owners will let you fish their property if you show yourself responsible,respectful,and truly love the outdoors. There will always be some who will not let you fish their property. I can understand that also. thumb I have always shown respect for all the land owners and their property as well. I have met some AWESOME people over the years! rockon
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11801148 - 08/28/16 11:36 AM Re: Fishing in God's Country! (Picture Heavy). [Re: banker-always fishing]
Roofish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 1761
Loc: Cedar Park,TX.
Hey Banker! how are you my friend? We should fish , I haven't
Been in forever. Is that 1st picture accessible or private?


Edited by Roofish (08/28/16 11:37 AM)
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