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#12537628 - 12/13/17 06:49 PM A pretty GOOD week !
banker-always fishing Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Targeted the carp this week with my pal Clayton aka The Wildman of the navidad and the bite was GREAT! We also caught a few nice sunnies. I Fished Monday with Clayton and he put the "WHAMMY" on me. He caught three BIG carp in the 15 to 20 plus pound range. He also hooked up with his ultra light and lost the fish after a 15 minute fight. He also had one get off with his regular carp rig. He finished the day with a Redbreast and a Channel Cat. All I had was a get off after a very short fight. I finished the day with a adult Longear. Corn and worms was the bait used. I went back today (Wednesday) and fished from 2pm till 5:00pm. I caught three BIG carp and had three get off's. I also caught a nice Redbreast. The three carp I caught were in the 12 to 20 plus pound range. The fish were to big to take a selfie so I took the pictures of the fish laying on the dock and on the ramp leading into the water. Corn was only used as bait. All fish were released on both days to fight again. Catching a few BIG carp and a few nice sunnies. It just don't get any better! fish


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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#12537726 - 12/13/17 07:56 PM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Wildman of the navidad Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 895
Loc: La vernia tx
whipwhip thrashed on em glad to see you went back and caught some nothing beats river carp and slab fishing nothing : cheers
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Quote on the wildman" They Said he'd eat the hair off of a man's head when he was hungry
and squeeze the water out of rocks when he was thirsty"

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#12537783 - 12/13/17 08:30 PM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Yes Sir Clayton! Looking forward to more trips down the way! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12538170 - 12/14/17 09:03 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
gar1970 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1634
Loc: southwest more west than south...
Good job guys thumb
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#12543140 - 12/19/17 04:41 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Leo! cheers
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12544192 - 12/19/17 05:44 PM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Pot licker Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 731
Loc: SW Texas
Great post!

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#12551645 - 12/26/17 04:56 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Yesenia! Catching a few BIG carp is a BLAST! thumb
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12551652 - 12/26/17 05:31 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Hunter498 Offline
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Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 287
Loc: Huntsville, Texas
Nice Post and great Pics!!

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#12557701 - 12/31/17 04:51 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Alan! Hope you and your family have a safe and happy New Year. cheers
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12567271 - 01/07/18 08:41 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11776
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish! Tried twice for the Carp this past week with not even a run! Trying to figure them out. This past Arctic Front I think has slowed them down a little. There is a warm spell the first part of this week. Gonna give it a try again. woot



Side Note: What are you chumming with? Will the chum attract the sunfish/other fish?

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#12574944 - 01/12/18 04:04 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Thanks Curtis for the reply. cheers Don't feel bad! juggle The last two times I fished for carp I did not get even a run. blablabla Saw a couple of nice ones rolling and that was it. eeks As for chumming all I do is throw some can corn out. Clayton has a mix that he makes up to chum with and it seems to work pretty good. dance2 As for their patterns all I can say is if they bite they bite! breakdance Love that fight. boxing
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12581301 - 01/16/18 01:05 PM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11776
Loc: San Antonio TX
Thanks Chuck. Going to fish for them a little harder during the summer months!

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#12589768 - 01/22/18 04:56 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: Laker One]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43327
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Originally Posted By: Laker One
Thanks Chuck. Going to fish for them a little harder during the summer months!




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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


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#12597693 - 01/27/18 09:38 AM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Gitter Done Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 11249
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish and post. Great job guys!



Side Note: How has the carp bite been since the latest cold fronts?

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#12604126 - 01/31/18 02:26 PM Re: A pretty GOOD week ! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Pwizzle89 Offline
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Registered: 02/23/17
Posts: 116
always enjoy your posts

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