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#12379949 - 08/09/17 09:42 PM I Like Fishing
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Registered: 08/12/10
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Loc: Feeding Time
I know this because I spent the evening walking a city creek targeting the great Green. Greens rule this part of the creek. I would find a pair, catch them, then move on down stream. The smaller of the pair was usually caught first. An overlooked fishery, but if you appreciate being outdoors, appreciate their good looks, and appreciate the nasty attitude sunfish have, it's a fun way to spend time.





Walked up on a dozen clean gravel craters and caught a bunch of Longear, they never disappoint
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#12379996 - 08/09/17 10:04 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Can't think of any better way of spending an evening! Nice post Andrew! thumb




Side Note: Sunfish are very aggressive fish for sure and they do have one nasty attitude! taz
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#12380008 - 08/09/17 10:15 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Thanks Chuck -- Is it Fall yet, I'm ready to chase after some records with you. cheers
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#12380014 - 08/09/17 10:18 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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You need to get here now! Me and Will 1960 Texan had a record round up! I will be posting a story soon! thumb
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#12380029 - 08/09/17 10:26 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Loc: Knee deep in the Guadalupe.
Nice posts and beautiful pics. I love how colorful green sunfish and longears are.
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#12380280 - 08/10/17 08:47 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Great way to express the sport! Nice post.

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#12380286 - 08/10/17 08:50 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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#12380355 - 08/10/17 09:50 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Greenies are one of my favorites but those Longears are just ridiculously beautiful fish. Looks like a great afternoon.
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#12381989 - 08/11/17 11:31 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Nice post with great pics....that is how I was introduced to fishing as a kid growing up in Dallas...Oak Cliff area to be exact...creeks were close by and we spent many hours stalking our prey...great times...Am hoping I can get reacquainted with small water fishing when I get down to the Kerrville area in the next year or so..

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#12382080 - 08/11/17 12:33 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: gander]
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Originally Posted By: gander
Nice post with great pics....that is how I was introduced to fishing as a kid growing up in Dallas...Oak Cliff area to be exact...creeks were close by and we spent many hours stalking our prey...great times...Am hoping I can get reacquainted with small water fishing when I get down to the Kerrville area in the next year or so..




Lot's of very nice places to fish in Kerrville and the surrounding area! thumb
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#12383113 - 08/12/17 07:36 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Nice post Andrew. I love the simple style of fishing for the sunnies. woot

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#12386038 - 08/14/17 07:36 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Thanks everyone.

Gitter- I'm glad you said that, exactly what I was trying to do.
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#12387119 - 08/15/17 03:00 PM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Registered: 10/12/08
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Great post, Fitz! Just got of the river yesterday and saw quite a few longears on their shallow gravel bar beds. Wife was after bigger game so we let them be, but next time!
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#12387982 - 08/16/17 08:04 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Registered: 06/23/06
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Loc: Nacogdoches, Tx
Enjoyed the posts and the pictures. I always like the colors on those sun fish, they are beautiful.
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#12388035 - 08/16/17 08:42 AM Re: I Like Fishing [Re: Fitz®]
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Originally Posted By: Fitz®
Thanks everyone.

Gitter- I'm glad you said that, exactly what I was trying to do.





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