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#11896805 - 10/24/16 10:13 AM Rio's even more active than Bluegills right now
Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin
Ashley and I hit our favorite spots again this weekend and finding that the Lake has dropped about 3 feet from last Sunday....? None the less we found our Rio's catching over 16 by my count. Perhaps maybe a half dozen Bluegill/ Red Breast and Black Bass mixed in. However as stated the Lion's share were the Rios. Our big fish was only 8.5" but close enough to bring high hopes of breaking the coveted 9" mark for the State's requirements. Natural worms and trout sized Berkley baits were the ticket with real worms over the artificial by a 4 to 1 ratio. Here are just a few:



a lonely Bluegill in a sea of Rios




A happy angler and her catch!
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" Used to Chase giant's on Lake Austin & Town Lake "


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#11897287 - 10/24/16 02:08 PM Re: Rio's even more active than Bluegills right now [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
banker-always fishing Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 42218
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish. That 9 plus inch is there! You and Ashley will find them! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#11904905 - 10/28/16 10:06 AM Re: Rio's even more active than Bluegills right now [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11367
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice report and fish. Rios seem very active right now. Guess they are trying to get fat before the winter.

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#11912868 - 11/02/16 07:34 AM Re: Rio's even more active than Bluegills right now [Re: Kent Meadows aka Team Hooligan]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10899
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish. Get em while you can. Colder weather is just around the corner!

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