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#12014331 - 01/01/17 12:31 PM Starting 2017 in Style
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Or ---- the Lake Conroe Tagged Bass Tournament
I told someone that catching one of the 100 bass that were caught, tagged and released back into Lake Conroe was probably 1 in a Million. Imagine; 100 fish tagged in a lake that size.......
Well, I was wrong. First thing when my son gets to the lake to fish he sees a man checking in , not one--but 2, neon green tagged fish. WOW .... the tournament is not even 4 hours old and 2 of the 100 tagged fish are caught.
So my son goes on out and on his 1st cast he catches tagged fish number 022. Double WOW --- 3 of 100 of the tagged fish caught in less than 4 hours after opening a 4 month tournament.
Nice way to start out the New Year 2017.

#12014332 - 01/01/17 12:32 PM Re: Starting 2017 in Style [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 04/02/16
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Loc: Palestine TX
Cool!! Congrats

#12014338 - 01/01/17 12:37 PM Re: Starting 2017 in Style [Re: flukeman83]
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#12018123 - 01/03/17 01:11 PM Re: Starting 2017 in Style [Re: flukeman83]
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What was the tagged fish worth??
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#12021139 - 01/04/17 09:50 PM Re: Starting 2017 in Style [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 07/29/12
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Loc: Orange, TX
I fished a shallow bay on Rayburn one Fall morning and caught six state-tagged bass!

I called TPWD to report the tag numbers and they didn't seem to think catching that many on the same day was a big deal. They said they had tagged and released those fish in that area a few days before. I guess the fish were happy to stay together where they were dropped! TPWD mainly wanted to know if I ate them or released them.


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