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#11865989 - 10/05/16 12:20 PM Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE !
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37191
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Had the privilege and honor to fish with Jamie aka J-Moe. Jamie came down from his home town of Brenham and we fished the whole day on the Cibolo Creek. We fished from 7:30am till 6:30pm and caught over 100 fish. The bite was AWESOME and the creek was in GREAT condition. Over half the fish were good size including the numerous Redbreast and Rios that were over a half pound. Jamie fished his flyrod the whole time switching out flies a bunch. I was using my trusty ultra light spinning rig with worms and a bottom technique. The HIGHLIGHT of the trip was Jamie's two record flyrod fish. The very first cast of the morning he nailed a Redbreast with a certified weight of .54 Lbs. He then finished the day catching his last fish which was a TROPHY 9.25" Rio with a certified weight of .86 Lbs. The Rio will also earn Jamie a Big Fish Award! Jamie also lost a very nice Green Sunfish that possibly could have been a State record for flyrod. The fish got off just as he was starting to take it out of the water. Jamie also caught a nice Large Mouth Bass that was a little over 2 pounds. Nice Bluegill,Hybrids,and Longear rounded out the catch. Fish were holding by currents next to brush piles by the bank. Fish were released to fight again. We took a lunch break and had a great lunch at Taqueria Chapala Jalisco Restaurant located in Universal City.Paper work will be sent to Texas Parks&Wildlife for the two record fish. Fishing with a good friend and a MASTER FLYROD ANGLER! It just don't get any better! fish



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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11866006 - 10/05/16 12:27 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37191
Loc: Universal City Tx.
A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Jamie! Watching you making those pin point cast with that flyrod was simply awesome. Your determination on getting your target Rio truly paid off! Again congratulations on your two Cibolo Creek record fish! bow_down



Side Note: Had a BLAST! Looking forward to the next time! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11866496 - 10/05/16 05:12 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
1960texan Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 114
Loc: New Braunfels
Congrats J-Moe! That's an epic day of fishing.

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#11866591 - 10/05/16 06:10 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: 1960texan]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37191
Loc: Universal City Tx.
1960texan the fish should be super active in and around the Hill Country. coolio They are in their fall feeding pattern for sure. partyon There is also another cold front arriving Saturday. clap Next week should be AWESOME! hooked
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11866973 - 10/05/16 09:49 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
That's what I love about you Chuck. Always praising, complimenting and encouraging your friends and fellow fisherman. Your incredible hospitality and the effort you put into helping other fisherman be successful is to be admired.

What an absolutely incredible day of fishing. One of the greatest ever thumb

There was one point during the day that I found a colony of redbreast that were all in that half pound range. They were against the bank in the roots under the branches of a small tree. It was a moment that really makes fly fishing special. The joy of target casting a popper into a difficult spot and then seeing a fish smash it. Even when they miss it your heart speeds up. I stood in that one spot and caught about 20 before moving on.

I learned an incredible amount about Rios as well. I learned I need to fish them more like I do a bluegill vs. what I do for sunfish. Slightly smaller flies, but in general, the same patterns. Briminators and slightly smaller poppers worked the best for me, just like they do for bluegill.

I also got to tour the Dewey estate and see all those magnificent fish mounts, awards and other memorabilia associated with the 289 records Chuck holds. Absolutely incredible!!!!!!

Thanks Chuck, I can't wait for the next time.

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#11866975 - 10/05/16 09:50 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: 1960texan]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: 1960texan
Congrats J-Moe! That's an epic day of fishing.


Thanks, Fall fishing at it's finest.

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#11867138 - 10/06/16 04:47 AM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37191
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Jamie Fall bite is only going to get better! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11868054 - 10/06/16 03:26 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Hunter498 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 179
Loc: Huntsville, Texas
Great job guys, good pics and good memories!!

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#11868730 - 10/07/16 01:05 AM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: Hunter498]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37191
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Hunter498 for the reply. Great memories for sure. thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#11869455 - 10/07/16 01:28 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9182
Loc: San Antonio TX
What a fantastic day of fishing. Good job guys! Also Congratulations J-Moe on your two records and your Big Fish Award. I got my first trophy Rio on the fly last year on the Guadalupe. Great fight. What type of fly were you using on the Rio? Also what weight was your flyrod? Again congratulations on the record fish! woot woot

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#11870139 - 10/07/16 07:47 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 5036
Loc: Dallas
Like like like!
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#11870233 - 10/07/16 08:36 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: Laker One]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: Laker One
What a fantastic day of fishing. Good job guys! Also Congratulations J-Moe on your two records and your Big Fish Award. I got my first trophy Rio on the fly last year on the Guadalupe. Great fight. What type of fly were you using on the Rio? Also what weight was your flyrod? Again congratulations on the record fish! woot woot


Thanks Laker One, I caught it on a Betts Fancy popper and my 4 weight.

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#11870236 - 10/07/16 08:36 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: fiSherwood]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
Originally Posted By: fiSherwood
Like like like!


Thanks fisherwood

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#11871816 - 10/09/16 08:52 AM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: J-Moe]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9182
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: J-Moe
Originally Posted By: Laker One
What a fantastic day of fishing. Good job guys! Also Congratulations J-Moe on your two records and your Big Fish Award. I got my first trophy Rio on the fly last year on the Guadalupe. Great fight. What type of fly were you using on the Rio? Also what weight was your flyrod? Again congratulations on the record fish! woot woot


Thanks Laker One, I caught it on a Betts Fancy popper and my 4 weight.




Thanks J-Moe! Did you use any sinking flies on the Rio's. Also what color was popper?

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#11872502 - 10/09/16 06:40 PM Re: Flyrod Record Fest ! FANTASTIC BITE ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2608
Loc: Brenham, TX
Yes, I tried a lot of different subsurface flies. I caught a few on briminators only.

Yellow popper

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