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#12015234 - 01/01/17 09:17 PM lake monticello
rudycordero Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 59
Loc: emory Texas
Is it safe to eat crappie caught on lake monticello

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#12015259 - 01/01/17 09:26 PM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
Slewfoot Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2462
Loc: E Texas
I know lots of folks fhat eat the catfish there. They're kinda strange but I don't think it has anything to do with eating the fish!! thumb

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#12015290 - 01/01/17 09:46 PM Re: lake monticello [Re: Slewfoot]
rudycordero Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 59
Loc: emory Texas
Thanks I stumbled on a load off crappie but was not sure if I could eat them , I will keep them next time thank you

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#12015519 - 01/02/17 06:48 AM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
PaPa@fork Offline
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Registered: 04/25/16
Posts: 485
Loc: Lake Fork
If they glow in the dark don't eat them. roflmao
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#12015529 - 01/02/17 06:58 AM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
RedRanger Offline
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Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 22801
Loc: Frisco, Texas
We used to keep the undersized bass from Monticello, We would make a fish soup bisque.

I think there was some type of warning a few years ago and it may still be there about eating only so much of fish from there.
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#12015635 - 01/02/17 08:27 AM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3829
Loc: EAST TEXAS
Mercury & pcb's are released into the air when they burn coal to produce electricity. Shad eat it with plankton and it moves up the food chain to game fish from there.

It's bad for anybody but especially for pregnant women.

I wouldn't eat any fish from Monticello or Welsh.
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#12015862 - 01/02/17 10:38 AM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2175
Loc: Beckville, TX
Here's a link to Texas fish advisories. http://tpwd.texas.gov/regulations/outdoo...-and-advisories

There are no advisories for Monticello.

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#12016279 - 01/02/17 02:42 PM Re: lake monticello [Re: bush hog]
dwmoore Online   content
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Registered: 10/23/07
Posts: 4160
Loc: teague,tx
Nasty ol coal mine lakes grin
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#12016962 - 01/02/17 08:27 PM Re: lake monticello [Re: dwmoore]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2175
Loc: Beckville, TX
Originally Posted By: dwmoore
Nasty ol coal mine lakes grin
Yep, them dirty ol coal mines.... roflmao

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#12017786 - 01/03/17 10:17 AM Re: lake monticello [Re: rudycordero]
zig-zag Online   content
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Registered: 09/28/16
Posts: 47
violincypress springs,bob sandlin,monticello all are under the wind range of the power plant.how ever power plants are closing down. unit 3 is all that runs now. foodfor all. i have eaten bass,catfish,crappies for 25 years out of all of these lakes, so far all i do is glow on full moon. hammer

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