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#12231312 - 05/04/17 04:53 PM GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies !
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 42609
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Myself and Clayton (The wildman of the navidad) fished lake Texana the other day and the fishing was extremely slow! We fished form 10am till 3pm and only caught five fish. The biggest was a Fresh Water Drum. A nice Redear was also caught. The highlight of the trip was a small Alligator that Clayton caught on live worms using a float. The hook was on it's upper mouth and was easily taken out with a pair of needle nose pliers. The gator was released unharmed. We saw several gators that were bigger. Spending a day catching fish and gators. It just don't get any better! fish


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#12231340 - 05/04/17 05:13 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
1960texan Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 468
Loc: Knee deep in the Guadalupe.
Nice report Chuck!
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
The highlight of the trip was a small Alligator that Clayton caught

Gonna have to start calling that boy Amos Moses!
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#12231342 - 05/04/17 05:17 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: 1960texan]
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Originally Posted By: 1960texan
Nice report Chuck!
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
The highlight of the trip was a small Alligator that Clayton caught

Gonna have to start calling that boy Amos Moses!






Yes Sir that name will fit Clayton for sure! taz I am beginning to understand why they called him the "Wildman of the navidad"! hmmm
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#12231346 - 05/04/17 05:19 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 855
Loc: La vernia tx
woot roflmao it was priceless
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Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"

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#12231347 - 05/04/17 05:20 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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Originally Posted By: Wildman of the navidad
woot roflmao it was priceless






whip whip whip
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John 3:16


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#12231350 - 05/04/17 05:22 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 11/11/16
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Loc: La vernia tx
I've never held one until that day they are weird creatures
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Psalm:91

Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"

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#12231352 - 05/04/17 05:24 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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Registered: 11/09/15
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Loc: Knee deep in the Guadalupe.
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#12231355 - 05/04/17 05:27 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: 1960texan]
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Originally Posted By: 1960texan






Totally AWESOME! roflmao roflmao roflmao roflmao



Side Note: FANTASTIC also! rockon
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#12231411 - 05/04/17 06:14 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Registered: 07/30/12
Posts: 1044
Loc: Hill Country
ya'll gonna try to eat that drum? I think I'll try a small one on the grill next time.

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#12231435 - 05/04/17 06:34 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
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Loc: La vernia tx
Bahahajah aww man haven't heard that song in years
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Psalm:91

Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"

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#12231440 - 05/04/17 06:36 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: boocat]
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Originally Posted By: boocat
ya'll gonna try to eat that drum? I think I'll try a small one on the grill next time.






I heard Drum was pretty good eating. I have never tried them! May have to give it a try. As for the one I caught It was a hook sallower and was weighted for a water body record for Fresh Water Drum, Texana. The weight of the fish was 3.48 Lbs. The fish will be used for cut bait. thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#12231478 - 05/04/17 07:02 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Littlefeather Offline
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Registered: 11/16/15
Posts: 392
Loc: Brownwood, Texas
Nice! That lake is full of gators! I caught one a few years ago that size and placed him gently in an empty ice chest till a friend returned to fish. I asked him to fetch me a brew from the box. The hiss of that enormous dinosaur upon opening the box left my friend scrambling for high ground! Then the tiny lizard slid gently back into the Navidad river basin! I still wear the grin! Thanks for the pics!
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#12231612 - 05/04/17 08:29 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: boocat]
JigandJeep Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 180
Originally Posted By: boocat
ya'll gonna try to eat that drum? I think I'll try a small one on the grill next time.
Poor man's lobster right there. Just get the bones out and you can't tell me it doesn't taste good.

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#12231717 - 05/04/17 09:25 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 855
Loc: La vernia tx
I hardly ever catch them anymore next time i do i'll cook me up some drum
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Psalm:91

Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"

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#12231767 - 05/04/17 09:56 PM Re: GATOR Catch, while fishing for Sunnies ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
Posts: 395
Loc: Texas
Drum is fine eating,fresh hot etc
Not real bad cold but . . . . not as good
Always crack their skulls and fetch up the pearls
They call'em drum for a reason

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