Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
SweetTexasT, grndadkc, tigers876, CJW, Fishhook91
105464 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 85645
hopalong 78097
Pilothawk 74958
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 64404
FattyMcButterpants 60667
Derek 🐝 58047
Tritonman 57517
LoneStarSon® 53070
SkeeterRonnie 52941
facebook
Forum Stats
105464 Members
60 Forums
848585 Topics
12094246 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12314790 - 06/28/17 09:56 AM Minnows
Fitz® Online   happy
"Nice Guy"

Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8676
Loc: Feeding Time
My aquarium hobby has led me to start collecting minnows. I have been catching a bunch of Shiners in most creeks and rivers I go to so if you are tired of fishing shad imitations try fishing a Shiner imitation. The majority are between 2-4in. These fish are sometimes tough to transport and you can see the last fish didn't stay alive long.


Red Shiner

Blacktail Shiner

Still trying to ID this one.

And these 2 I see in Lakes.

Blackstripe Topminnow

Starhead Topminnow.
_________________________
Don't worry about the mule, just load the cart

Top
#12315321 - 06/28/17 03:48 PM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
Andrew Taylor Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/01/14
Posts: 1321
Loc: Emory, TX
Cool thread! Thanks for sharing thumb
_________________________
Andrew Taylor's Tawakoni Guide Service
903-269-6587
www.laketawakoni.guide



Top
#12315388 - 06/28/17 04:30 PM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
aquaholic1822 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 4752
Loc: Grand Prairie
very cool drew

they going in the big tank or a small tank just for minnows/shiners?
_________________________


Originally Posted By: Derek
Aggies win

Top
#12315517 - 06/28/17 05:50 PM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 40171
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post Andrew. It's about time for another Aquarium post in the Bluegill Section! rockon
_________________________


IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


Top
#12320595 - 07/02/17 06:39 AM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
Laker One Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10656
Loc: San Antonio TX
Great post Andrew. Thought about getting an aquarium but would not have the time to care for it. hmmm

Top
#12344853 - 07/17/17 07:39 PM Re: Minnows [Re: aquaholic1822]
Fitz® Online   happy
"Nice Guy"

Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8676
Loc: Feeding Time
Originally Posted By: aquaholic1822
very cool drew

they going in the big tank or a small tank just for minnows/shiners?

Brandon, they are in a 175 tank with small sunfish <4"
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
It's about time for another Aquarium post in the Bluegill Section! rockon

Will do Chuck
_________________________
Don't worry about the mule, just load the cart

Top
#12344862 - 07/17/17 07:45 PM Re: Minnows [Re: Laker One]
Fitz® Online   happy
"Nice Guy"

Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8676
Loc: Feeding Time
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Great post Andrew. Thought about getting an aquarium but would not have the time to care for it. hmmm

They aren't much trouble after the set up other than regular up keep.
_________________________
Don't worry about the mule, just load the cart

Top
#12345378 - 07/18/17 06:51 AM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
don the angler Offline


Registered: 09/05/01
Posts: 4935
Loc: Dallas,Texas,USA
Which creek & rivers are you finding these fish? I have never seen these around Dallas.
_________________________
Lake Lewisville
We Were There Yesterday!
www.dontheangler.com





Top
#12347912 - 07/19/17 11:27 AM Re: Minnows [Re: Fitz®]
Fitz® Online   happy
"Nice Guy"

Registered: 08/12/10
Posts: 8676
Loc: Feeding Time
Don- I caught them in White Rock Creek. I'm sure they are in Rowlett also. I'm planning a trip to part of the Brazos soon.

I have also found them in the Colorado River by Austin Airport and in the San Gabriel River.

The bottom 2 pictures were from Daingerfield.
_________________________
Don't worry about the mule, just load the cart

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide