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#11845252 - 09/23/16 01:46 PM Moving to the Houston area from the UK
Mick1985 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/23/16
Posts: 2
Hello everyone, my family and I are moving to the Houston area from the UK, and I am shipping my carp gear over with our things, unfortunately I can't bring any bait.
How is the fishing around the area, what size carp are in the waters? Do all waters hold carp? All info appreciated

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#11845258 - 09/23/16 01:53 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
buton Offline
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Registered: 05/28/10
Posts: 1405
Loc: Cypress,Tx
i think you might be welcome on lake conroe, take all of the carp you want.
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#11845259 - 09/23/16 01:54 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
buton Offline
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Registered: 05/28/10
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Loc: Cypress,Tx
Sorry

Fishing Regulations
This reservoir has special regulations on largemouth bass. See bag and size limits. A Triploid Grass Carp Permit is in effect on this lake. If a grass carp is caught, it must be immediately returned to the water unharmed.

http://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/fish/recreational/lakes/conroe/
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#11845291 - 09/23/16 02:22 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
Mick1985 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/23/16
Posts: 2
I only ever catch and release carp anyway, as that is all we are allowed to do in the uk

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#11845301 - 09/23/16 02:26 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40816
Loc: Universal City Tx.
I do not target Carp but do know that just about every type of water body in this State has Carp! There are also some Carp anglers who live in the Houston area that hopefully will respond to your post. Good luck on finding some places fish. thumb




Side Note: welcome To the Texas Fishing Forum. Looking forward to seeing some your future catches. cheers
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#11847812 - 09/25/16 09:29 AM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
fiSherwood Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
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Loc: Dallas
Conroe is basically just grass carp with an occassional sm buffalo or common.
For commons try Lakes Houston, Woodlands, Livingston, Tom Bass III, Buffalo Bayou, Braes Bayou, Greens Bayou, Sims Bayou.
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#11847893 - 09/25/16 10:16 AM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: fiSherwood]
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TFF Team Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3066
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: fiSherwood
Conroe is basically just grass carp with an occassional sm buffalo or common.
For commons try Lakes Houston, Woodlands, Livingston, Tom Bass III, Buffalo Bayou, Braes Bayou, Greens Bayou, Sims Bayou.


Fisherwood, I work near JFK Airport so I checked out Greens Bayou at Imperial Drive. I checked Thomas Wussow park and saw a few small ones. I then went over to CityView Park and found a few bigger ones cruising. Are there some better spots on Greens Bayou near that area with relatively safe parking?

Thanks for all your help on the forum. It is greatly appreciated thumb

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#11850237 - 09/26/16 01:48 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
greentumater Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1386
Loc: Texas
Here is a recent thread about Houston carp angling. The Carpenter suggested the woodlands for well earned rewards.http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/11766229/Carp_fishing_club#Post11766229

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#11862126 - 10/03/16 12:31 PM Re: Moving to the Houston area from the UK [Re: Mick1985]
fiSherwood Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 5057
Loc: Dallas
The only spot I actually fished on Greens was down near the shipchannel; a small park in a neighborhood there; sorry forgot the name, but not too far off of I-10.


Edited by fiSherwood (10/03/16 12:32 PM)
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