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#11875611 - 10/11/16 02:57 PM Dunlap Rios 10/11/16
Vogey Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 72
Fished Dunlap this morning...woke up late, so didn't get on the water til 8am. Water temp 71 degrees, pretty clear at upper lake to mid lake. Fished 1st hour a little deeper and slower hoping to find some red ear. No luck...my fishing log has them really starting to pick up at this time last 2 years. Moved to mid lake shallow and got into the Rios...kept 4 biggest(photo) Picked up a catfish around 11:30 & called it a day. Also had a few bass and lots of little bait stealers. All on night crawlers fished on bottom.

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#11875840 - 10/11/16 05:33 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Fitz® Offline
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Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8365
Loc: Feeding Time
Nice report. Are the ski boats basically done throwing up 4ft waves? Last time I was there my backpack got soaked on the sidewalk/walkway.

Are Rio's good to eat? Don't hear much about people eating them.
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#11875897 - 10/11/16 06:30 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Vogey Offline
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Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 72
Only saw one ski boat around 11:30...I have been eating rios since I was 6 years old...that would be 59 years ago...I like them. What about you, banker ?

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#11876414 - 10/12/16 05:12 AM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37175
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Love those Rios Vogey. cheers Nice fish and report! coolio I have not eating Rios. Friends of mine who have had all said they are pretty good. food I have eaten my share of Bluegill,Redbreast,and Redear! breakdance



Side Note: Crappie,White Bass,and Catfish are also GREATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT on the dinner table as well! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#11876874 - 10/12/16 10:17 AM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Hunter498 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 179
Loc: Huntsville, Texas
Nice fish!!

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#11877431 - 10/12/16 02:17 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: banker-always fishing]
Vogey Offline
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Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 72
Hey Chuck...Can you describe the bluegill fishing on Canyon lake ? I never see any bluegill reports from there and am curious since it's so close. I noticed you have the bluegill record from that lake from 6 or 7 years ago, and would appreciate any info you can share...Thanks

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#11878105 - 10/12/16 09:13 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
USMC_Guy Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 2166
Loc: Overton, TX
Love your Dunlap reports Vogey; makes me miss it. What time of year are you hitting Canyon lake. Shallow in back of the coves during spring and summer and deeper water along rock ledges, brush piles, and the TPWD fish attractors during colder months. Parttime had some luck this past week so you may want to contact him
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#11878176 - 10/12/16 10:17 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37175
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Originally Posted By: Vogey
Hey Chuck...Can you describe the bluegill fishing on Canyon lake ? I never see any bluegill reports from there and am curious since it's so close. I noticed you have the bluegill record from that lake from 6 or 7 years ago, and would appreciate any info you can share...Thanks




I do not fish Canyon all that often for Sunfish. The times that I do I have done OK. I usually have my best luck Mid April thru October. Cranes Mill,Fort Sam Recreation area,Jacobs Creek,and Turkey Point are pretty good areas to fish. I usually fish for Crappie while fishing Canyon! thumb
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#11878699 - 10/13/16 10:36 AM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Dr. Erk Offline
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Registered: 09/19/13
Posts: 105
Loc: San Antonio
Nice specimens! I still have yet to catch a Rio... Its one of those fish I'd like to catch, but haven't ever managed to find them.
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#11878852 - 10/13/16 12:24 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Action_Jackson Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1261
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Nice un's...wish we had Rio's up here in North Texas!!!
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#11879103 - 10/13/16 02:41 PM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Action_Jackson]
Vogey Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 72
Thanks everyone for the reply's...May try canyon next week just for the heck of it...not sure where to launch, but will figure it out. As far as the Rio's go...one of the best spots on Dunlap is a stretch of water directly across from the 2nd island, moving down stream about 200 yards...they seem to be pretty concentrated in that area, especially around the rocks...

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#11888518 - 10/19/16 08:03 AM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Gitter Done Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 8711
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice haul. That second picture looks like heaven.

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#11904865 - 10/28/16 09:53 AM Re: Dunlap Rios 10/11/16 [Re: Vogey]
Laker One Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9182
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish! Love those river lakes. woot

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