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#12493158 - 11/05/17 02:52 PM Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine.
zaspook Offline
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TPW is changing size limits on some lakes doing away with the slot and going to 14" minimum. On Grapeving they are proposing a five fish limit with 2 any size and the rest 18" minimum. That is the strangest I have ever heard of.
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#12493180 - 11/05/17 03:26 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
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hmmm
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#12493185 - 11/05/17 03:29 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
361V Offline
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Kind of a "reverse trophy limit? Not questioning you but....OK I am questioning you. Sure you read that right? Post the article. Thanks, 361V.


Edited by 361V (11/05/17 03:30 PM)
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#12493225 - 11/05/17 03:59 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
NCSkeeter Offline
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That's similar to the regulations here in NC. We can keep 2 any size and 3 over 14" on most lakes.

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#12493272 - 11/05/17 04:47 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
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I like the idea of being allowed a few under 14.

On Lewisville yesterday I caught several over 18. Legal but I don't like keeping larger fish.

Also got several 12inch to just under 14. So not legal. Would have liked the option to keep a few of those 12-13 inch fish for supper.
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#12493295 - 11/05/17 04:58 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
stetson Offline
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That's the same length limit as o h ivie
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#12493330 - 11/05/17 05:21 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: 361V]
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Originally Posted By: 361V
Kind of a "reverse trophy limit? Not questioning you but....OK I am questioning you. Sure you read that right? Post the article. Thanks, 361V.


https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/releases/?req=20171102b

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#12493366 - 11/05/17 05:45 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
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It just means they have a over population of fish they need some removed
us tournament guys are not killing enough of them

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#12493394 - 11/05/17 06:07 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
One fish Bill Online   content
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How long does the approval process take? Will the new regs take affect in April or September 2018? A change to 14 inches on Granbury!


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#12493534 - 11/05/17 07:30 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: m.sherman]
Bossbowman Offline
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Originally Posted By: m.sherman
It just means they have a over population of fish they need some removed
us tournament guys are not killing enough of them



Tourney guys sure aren't killing the little ones, have to throw them back! Alan Henry has a weird reg like that too.

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#12493565 - 11/05/17 07:39 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
the skipper Online   content
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It could be to help tournaments in the area. More than likely it's just to control the size populations.

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#12493657 - 11/05/17 08:26 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
206champion Online   content
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I wander why they leave such a big slot on Fork


Edited by 206champion (11/05/17 08:27 PM)
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#12493693 - 11/05/17 09:01 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Bridgeport going to a straight 14" minimum would be great for tournaments
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#12493697 - 11/05/17 09:04 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: zaspook]
Skeeter man ZX225 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/03
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I think all lakes should be 5 fish over 14 inches then there is only one size for all to keep up with. but politics will not allow that. The Grapevine proposal is stupid. good luck

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#12493731 - 11/05/17 09:40 PM Re: Your opinion on TPW proposal for Grapevine. [Re: Mark Perry]
361V Offline
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Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: 361V
Kind of a "reverse trophy limit? Not questioning you but....OK I am questioning you. Sure you read that right? Post the article. Thanks, 361V.


https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/releases/?req=20171102b
Thanks Mark. This seems odd to me. I think in terms of our Redfish limits that allow ONE trophy bull red but allow you to keep several small reds to eat as a successful way of A. removing some smaller fish and B. protecting larger(trophy) fishery. Allowing only a couple small(no minimum) fish but three over 18 doesn't seem like a great plan. If trying to protect the larger fish and encourage removing some of the smaller ones they should allow several "any size/no minimum" with only one over 18".....or "if it ain't broke don't fix it". Just leave it alone. I for one actually believe limits specific to the fishery actually work...sometimes. This Grapevine one doesnt make sense to me.


Edited by 361V (11/06/17 02:46 PM)
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