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#12334715 - 07/11/17 05:33 PM Grass Carp in the news
JamesRoberts Offline
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Registered: 05/14/03
Posts: 1016
Loc: Austin, TX , USA
For the Greater Austin Area, KXAN tonight at 10 will be talking about the devastation the Grass Carp have done to Lake Austin and the fact that they are in Lady Bird doing the same, have read several reports of them in the Colorado as well. TUNE IN!
JR
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#12334764 - 07/11/17 06:04 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
BThomas Offline
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Homeowners do not care.

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#12334958 - 07/11/17 08:43 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
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Loc: nederland, TX
Atleast it's getting some attention. The homeowners might not care but maybe it will get tpwd some flack about using them and deter it next time somewhere else. I doubt it but we can hope. They should cover the devastation they did to toledo with all the spraying

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#12335068 - 07/11/17 09:33 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
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They have taken over Joe Pool.

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#12335516 - 07/12/17 08:20 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
Fishin' Nut Online   content
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Send them to Lake Guntersville. I quit going to the lake after the grass comes up. I'm tired of raising my outboard to unclog the intakes when going slow through shallow water.
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#12335633 - 07/12/17 09:17 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: Fishin' Nut]
ChanceHuiet Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fishin' Nut
Send them to Lake Guntersville. I quit going to the lake after the grass comes up. I'm tired of raising my outboard to unclog the intakes when going slow through shallow water.


I can promise you don't want that. You might think you do but you don't.
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#12335644 - 07/12/17 09:24 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: ChanceHuiet]
the skipper Offline
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Originally Posted By: ChanceHuiet
Originally Posted By: Fishin' Nut
Send them to Lake Guntersville. I quit going to the lake after the grass comes up. I'm tired of raising my outboard to unclog the intakes when going slow through shallow water.


I can promise you don't want that. You might think you do but you don't.
+1 You think spraying effects fishing, wait until the carp get there.

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#12338563 - 07/13/17 09:23 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
Jim Ford Offline
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Registered: 01/28/12
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Grass carp in the proper ratios can be beneficial. But everybody overstocks them.

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#12338758 - 07/14/17 12:09 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
doctorxring Offline
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Registered: 11/04/03
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Loc: The Republic of Texas
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Here's the video report made by KXAN. Mr. Marco de Jesus totally discounts TPWD fault on this massive screw up.

http://kxan.com/2017/07/11/lady-bird-lake-vegetation-at-risk-after-mass-migration-of-carp/

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#12338911 - 07/14/17 07:35 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: the skipper]
Fishin' Nut Online   content
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Loc: Huntsville, AL
Originally Posted By: the skipper
Originally Posted By: ChanceHuiet
Originally Posted By: Fishin' Nut
Send them to Lake Guntersville. I quit going to the lake after the grass comes up. I'm tired of raising my outboard to unclog the intakes when going slow through shallow water.


I can promise you don't want that. You might think you do but you don't.
+1 You think spraying effects fishing, wait until the carp get there.


I don't target those green carp. The grass ruins my catfishing holes on the lake. So again, I would like to see them stocked in Guntersville. Especially since the state is phasing out spraying over the next three years.
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#12339420 - 07/14/17 12:10 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: BThomas]
Redfoxone Offline
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Registered: 05/08/13
Posts: 147
Loc: Bullard, TX
Originally Posted By: BThomas
Homeowners do not care.


Some do. Actually, most do. I wish people would stop classifying all homeowners on the lake the same. They are not. Myself and most of my neighbors would love to see more grass, even around our docks and shoreline. More grass, more bass.

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#12340038 - 07/14/17 05:56 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
JamesRoberts Offline
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Tonight at 10 KVUE will do their report.
JR
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#12340763 - 07/15/17 08:03 AM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: doctorxring]
OldChamp Offline
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Registered: 08/08/07
Posts: 595
Loc: Georgetown, TX
Originally Posted By: doctorxring

Mr. Marco de Jesus totally discounts TPWD fault on this massive screw up.


TP&W issued the permit for the grass carp overstocking and then turns around and deflects their responsibility with excuses for their poor judgement.

What a crock.
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#12341130 - 07/15/17 12:59 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
doctorxring Offline
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Registered: 11/04/03
Posts: 897
Loc: The Republic of Texas
Originally Posted By: JamesRoberts
Tonight at 10 KVUE will do their report.
JR



Here's the link to the KVUE report. Mr. Marco de Jesus aka "Mr. Propaganda" is even more
sincere on this report. "We told them this could happen !"

http://www.kvue.com/news/local/new-water-worries-plaguing-austin-lakes/456064146


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Edited by doctorxring (07/15/17 01:00 PM)

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#12346394 - 07/18/17 03:47 PM Re: Grass Carp in the news [Re: JamesRoberts]
JWfish Offline
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Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 204
They ruined the trophy fishery at Purtis Creek State Park when they put grass carp there.

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