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#11960719 - 12/01/16 03:51 PM Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 6827
Loc: Richardson, Texas
I had an hour yesterday starting at 4:30 to fish some ponds near my Dad's place in Nevada. John, the old neighbor down the gravel road, has 5 ponds on the property. The first one, a small pond about the sized of a baseball diamond, had the big bass!

Crappie hit at dark.

I didn't have my gear, my dad didn't care for baitcasters, so I used his Zebco 33 Platinum with red 12 lb. test. It was fun!

That's a size 10.5 tennis shoe, and an 11 rubber boot.

The two glasses photos are two different bass.

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#11960726 - 12/01/16 03:56 PM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
Posts: 6827
Loc: Richardson, Texas
Yes, I put them on the ground to get a perspective shot, but I did catch and release!

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#11964011 - 12/03/16 10:22 AM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Larry yank Offline
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Registered: 01/28/16
Posts: 23
Loc: Rockwall, Texas
I live in Heath and have been looking for bass ponds that my buddy and I would pay to fish. I am a retired executive who grew up in a small town with deep respect for property. My buddy is retired law enforcement who loves to fish.
We only catch, photo and release. If you can turn us onto bass fishing for a fee, please let me know by calling me at 972 877 0858.

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#11964186 - 12/03/16 12:22 PM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Fishin&Dishin Offline
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Registered: 02/04/16
Posts: 50
Loc: Rockwall
Nice catch, IN65! Looks like a heck of a good day. Glad you got on some. Funny how we pay all kinds of money for fancy gear, but those old Zebcos will catch fish too!
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The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. --John Buchan

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#11965471 - 12/04/16 10:32 AM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Richardson, Texas
Thanks fishing buds...

Appreciation!

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#11966174 - 12/04/16 07:00 PM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Wildman of the navidad Online   content
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 446
Loc: San Antonio tx
Nothing like a zebco 33 and some bass action good fish thumb
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#11966624 - 12/04/16 11:37 PM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Richardson, Texas
I did have fun with my Dad's Zebco, but here's what I normally throw. I do like the Sports Academy H20 Xpress reels. I have the Mettle M2, the Maxim and the Motive. I got the Motive for my Dad, but he didn't care for it. Thus, I found the Zebco Platinum, which is a pretty fast reel for a spincast. We each also use a Pflueger President 6935 spinning reels, but I only use mine as a backup.

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#11996639 - 12/21/16 10:59 AM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Richardson, Texas
I got in my workout this morning, now I'm heading out to bike ride the trails, and then I'm taking my Dad fishing at the ponds.

I'll find out more about John's view on letting non-resident parties come fishing.

I do know he a stubborn dude, but at times, he can be friendly.

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#11997615 - 12/21/16 07:55 PM Re: Pond Fishing in Nevada, Texas [Re: Indianation65]
Scoundrel Offline
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 552
Loc: Bedrock.
That pond fishing is hard to beat. Thanks for sharing.

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