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#12602683 - 01/30/18 04:09 PM Andrew Brown Park.
DancesWithSquirrels Offline
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Registered: 09/27/15
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Loc: Carrollton, Texas
I have heard some things about this park and decided to try it out with the fly rod today to just test around. If anybody knows anything good about what kind of fish there are in those ponds and which body of water to hit please PM me or say here. Appreciate it y’all.

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#12603121 - 01/30/18 08:39 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
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Loc: Irving, TX
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#12603966 - 01/31/18 12:34 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
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I'd love to learn more about that park as well.

I went there once, for bass, and didn't even get a bite. I saw a group pulling cats out every few minutes.

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#12617468 - 02/08/18 02:40 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
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Registered: 02/13/14
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Loc: Coppell, TX
I know for certain that bass over 4 pounds and catfish over 12 have been caught out of those ponds....but not very often.
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#12626389 - 02/13/18 06:42 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
timbertoes Offline
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Loc: Van Alstyne
Nice park..visited this morning. did not fish. Should be a before work place for me smile
Got to meet TXMulti-species as well. Always good to meet a tff'r

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#12626918 - 02/13/18 10:23 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: timbertoes]
TXMulti-Species Offline
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Originally Posted By: Lee Finlay
I'd love to learn more about that park as well.

I went there once, for bass, and didn't even get a bite. I saw a group pulling cats out every few minutes.


Originally Posted By: Phototex
I know for certain that bass over 4 pounds and catfish over 12 have been caught out of those ponds....but not very often.


Alright, I'll spill the beans. I've personally caught catfish there up to 8lb and personally seen friends/family catch 4lb bass, ~7lb drum and ~19lb carp. The place is absolutely filled with turtles and ducks, and they can and will complicate things quite a bit. I've caught more than my share of turtles, a snake or two, and a duck. The entire thing is shallow. I've heard rumors that the bass all hang out in the middle (not sure how true that is), but I have heard - and believe - that bass can get up to 8lb there.

Originally Posted By: timbertoes
Nice park..visited this morning. did not fish. Should be a before work place for me smile
Got to meet TXMulti-species as well. Always good to meet a tff'r


Nice to meet you too! I actually was only there for a few before work, but did pretty well. Thread coming soon in the Rough Fish forum.


Edited by TXMulti-Species (02/13/18 10:24 PM)
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#12626930 - 02/13/18 10:32 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
timbertoes Offline
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Yea smile I report in at 10AM, over by 121 and N. Coppell Drive. The only thing is leaving early enough, lol.
I'm usually 20 to 30 minutes early, but any earlier...well 8am traffic on 121 no way. 7am ok.
There is a white Ford STX truck at work someone has a nice Yak carrier on Aluminum racks. Don't know who they are.

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#12630100 - 02/15/18 05:28 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
timbertoes Offline
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Registered: 08/07/09
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Loc: Van Alstyne
no fish caught today at lunch.

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#12630576 - 02/15/18 11:16 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: timbertoes]
TXMulti-Species Offline
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Registered: 11/01/17
Posts: 425
Loc: Irving, TX
Originally Posted By: timbertoes
no fish caught today at lunch.


It can be tough there, the big bass that I've caught from there have all come from live Bluegill.
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#12631192 - 02/16/18 10:33 AM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
timbertoes Offline
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Registered: 08/07/09
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Loc: Van Alstyne
ill try a look alike lure smile

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#12656250 - 03/03/18 04:46 AM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
Phototex Offline
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Registered: 02/13/14
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Loc: Coppell, TX
My cardiologist caught 4-lb bass there on his fly rod.
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#12659868 - 03/05/18 06:39 PM Re: Andrew Brown Park. [Re: DancesWithSquirrels]
timbertoes Offline
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Van Alstyne
Caught two small Bass on a Mepps #1 spinner today at Lunch. Celebrated with a Beer at Senor Locos ! smile


Edited by timbertoes (03/05/18 06:40 PM)

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