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#12224506 - 04/30/17 07:38 PM Multi-species ultralight trip
Fishwfly Offline
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Registered: 06/07/14
Posts: 682
Loc: Texas, USA
Hit one of my favorite spots the other day with my ultralight gear. Big bass was caught on a small topwater popper. The others took a small one gram ajing jig with pink plastic. in all I caught freshwater drum, spotted gar, largemouth bass, spotted bass, bluegill, bowfin, and a channel cat. Great day!

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#12224509 - 04/30/17 07:39 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Fishwfly Offline
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#12224510 - 04/30/17 07:40 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish! Great fights on the UL for sure! boxing
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#12224511 - 04/30/17 07:40 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Fishwfly Offline
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#12224515 - 04/30/17 07:42 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Beautiful Gar! Awesome picture! cheers
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#12224517 - 04/30/17 07:42 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Fishwfly Offline
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Loc: Texas, USA
I have found that in clear water, just like when I flyfish, feeding carp ware willing biters on small lures. Great fun. Sight fishing the feeders with the tiny jigs was very rewarding.

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#12224520 - 04/30/17 07:44 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: banker-always fishing]
Fishwfly Offline
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Loc: Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Beautiful Gar! Awesome picture! cheers

Thanks for the comments

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#12224523 - 04/30/17 07:46 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fishwfly
I have found that in clear water, just like when I flyfish, feeding carp ware willing biters on small lures. Great fun. Sight fishing the feeders with the tiny jigs was very rewarding.




Yes Sir Clear water sight fishing is a BLAST! hooked Good job on catching some good fish! thumb
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#12224526 - 04/30/17 07:46 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Bumblebee488 Offline
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Registered: 01/25/17
Posts: 24
Bowfin pics!

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#12224534 - 04/30/17 07:52 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
1960texan Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
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Loc: Knee deep in the Guadalupe.
It's nice to get a little bit of everything now and then. Great photos.
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#12224557 - 04/30/17 08:12 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Bumblebee488]
Fishwfly Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bumblebee488
Bowfin pics!

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#12224894 - 05/01/17 07:03 AM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Brad R Offline
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Registered: 03/09/15
Posts: 1951
Loc: Texas
Fishwfly,

So, adjusting mentally for a pound for pound comparison, how would you rank each species regarding fighting power?

That is a very diverse bag!

Brad

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#12224896 - 05/01/17 07:04 AM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Gitter Done Online   content
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice variety of fish. Good job.

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#12226081 - 05/01/17 07:39 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Brad R]
Fishwfly Offline
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Loc: Texas, USA
Originally Posted By: Brad R
Fishwfly,

So, adjusting mentally for a pound for pound comparison, how would you rank each species regarding fighting power?

That is a very diverse bag!

Brad

Interesting thought Brad. Bass give an exciting fight with the leaping ability and pulling power.The carp take longer to tire. Seems like once they are getting close they figure it out and it's pulling drag again. Drum fight hard ,but tend to spin. Catfish pulls, and dives. Spotted gar don't fight long, but I have rarely hooked one that doesn't leap like a flopping tarpon. Fun! Bowfin offer an exciting fight full of spunk and tend to jump in close. They are Head thrashers and with the teeth will flat tear up some lures. Lol. In all it also depends on the health of the fish, I have caught slouchy fighters of all species. For this trip considering size and fight I'll rank them as such;
1. Carp
2. Bass
3. Catfish/bowfin
4. Drum
5. Gar

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#12226307 - 05/01/17 09:25 PM Re: Multi-species ultralight trip [Re: Fishwfly]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 1056
Loc: La vernia tx
I'd consider that a slam nice fish rockon
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