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#12300611 - 06/19/17 09:01 AM Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs
jippedgenes Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 707
I was out at the boat slip with my buddies and their fams. they were catching bluegills and asked why they were not bigger. I immediately jumped into action and took some hamburger buns and mashed up some strawberries and made some dough. caught 6-7 buffs and a couple carp all between 4-12# I would holler em "YANK IT!" when one took the bait and the fight was ON! I was laughing my head off watching these 40-60# kiddos fight these fish I had to hang onto their life jackets so they did not get hauled in.

I had more fun watching them than catching myself.

could not get any of them to hold one but still a good day. Got a bunch of hugs when they all left.

just thought I would share my great day. (not my kids so I am not going to post up the pics) I remember when my son was enthusiastic about fishing now it is girls, jobs, college, cars ect.

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#12300626 - 06/19/17 09:18 AM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
Gitter Done Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10670
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Sounds like you all had a blast. That is what fishing is all about. Thanks for sharing.

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#12300658 - 06/19/17 09:35 AM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
Nickbyrd Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/15/16
Posts: 1523
Loc: Alvarado tx
Good job sounds fun

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#12305487 - 06/21/17 08:14 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 41600
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Super post! Enjoying the outdoors with some Lifetime Memories. cheers
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#12306412 - 06/22/17 11:50 AM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
KQT Offline
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Registered: 06/21/08
Posts: 955
Loc: Dallas and Port A
Awesome, I'm a tpwd fishing instructor and my favorite pic is me with a maybe 7 year old girl who caught a 2 pound bass at a kids fish event. You had more fun than the kids I'm sure!
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#12309786 - 06/24/17 02:23 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11116
Loc: San Antonio TX
Awesome post. woot

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#12312240 - 06/26/17 03:27 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
Pot licker Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 256
Loc: SW Texas
Nice post!

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#12317606 - 06/29/17 08:55 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: Laker One]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 815
Loc: La vernia tx
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Awesome post. woot


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#12328549 - 07/07/17 03:09 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
CollinCountyCab Offline
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Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 117
Loc: Frisco, TX
Tell me more about this "hamburger bun and strawberry" dough....please.

Thanks

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#12328813 - 07/07/17 06:18 PM Re: Fun day yesterday, carp and buffs [Re: jippedgenes]
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 707
Just took stale white bread hamburger buns and mashed up strawberries to a watery pulp, put them in a bowl with the buns and added just a little water at a time until I got a fairly firm dough texture and it would stay on a little hook. I used 6-7 buns and 7-8 strawberries if I remember correctly. Just add water a little at a time or you will end up with pudding.

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