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#12636341 - 02/19/18 06:44 PM Dunlap 2/19/18
Vogey Offline
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Registered: 10/31/14
Posts: 221
Good day on Dunlap...things r heating up. The surface water temp is 70 degrees and very clear. Fished from 8:30 to 3:30 using night crawlers. Fished upper third of lake...got real windy, but found shelter by a bluff where the depth went from 1 ft to 25 ft real fast. Ended up with 5 bass, 3 catfish, 6 real nice red ear, and maybe 25 assorted bluegill. All released except 1 catfish and 1 gut hooked red ear.




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#12636696 - 02/19/18 09:08 PM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
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Registered: 03/03/16
Posts: 500
Loc: Victoria, TX
Good day on the water with some nice fish.

>E
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#12636752 - 02/19/18 09:43 PM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
Pot licker Online   content
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Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 846
Loc: SW Texas
Awesome!,looks like you had a good day

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#12636890 - 02/20/18 04:55 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
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Solid post and solid fish! Great job Vogey! cheers Myself and CatYakker will be out there today! thumb
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#12636970 - 02/20/18 07:14 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
FishTheBite Offline
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Registered: 12/27/15
Posts: 123
Loc: Central Texas
Nice Shellcrackers! I like that little Pflueger. Those are my favorites now.

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#12637111 - 02/20/18 08:41 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
chascat Offline
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Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 668
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Nice! Thanks for posting. I was hoping that you would say the crappie are waking up also. I'm ready!

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#12637162 - 02/20/18 09:08 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: chascat]
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Originally Posted By: chascat
Nice! Thanks for posting. I was hoping that you would say the crappie are waking up also. I'm ready!





The Crappie are getting ready for their spawn. Early March! thumb
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#12637475 - 02/20/18 11:46 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: chascat]
Vogey Offline
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I am a lousy Crappie fisherman, so you probably wont get a decent report from me...On another note...I noticed in the live well when I took out the red ear there were small pieces of pecan shells (some still had pecan in the shell).
Then I started thinking that if they eat snails (hard shells) they might just crack and eat pecans ?? The squirrels drop pecan shell pieces from the trees over the water. This could explain why the two best spots are under pecan tree overhanging limbs ?? Any thoughts ?

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#12637486 - 02/20/18 11:52 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
Jon Online   content
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Loc: not Mesquite, TX
Originally Posted By: Vogey
I am a lousy Crappie fisherman, so you probably wont get a decent report from me...On another note...I noticed in the live well when I took out the red ear there were small pieces of pecan shells (some still had pecan in the shell).
Then I started thinking that if they eat snails (hard shells) they might just crack and eat pecans ?? The squirrels drop pecan shell pieces from the trees over the water. This could explain why the two best spots are under pecan tree overhanging limbs ?? Any thoughts ?

That is a darned interesting observation and question.
I’d say examining their stomach contents would be a good place to start maybe?
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#12638042 - 02/20/18 04:55 PM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Originally Posted By: Vogey
I am a lousy Crappie fisherman, so you probably wont get a decent report from me...On another note...I noticed in the live well when I took out the red ear there were small pieces of pecan shells (some still had pecan in the shell).
Then I started thinking that if they eat snails (hard shells) they might just crack and eat pecans ?? The squirrels drop pecan shell pieces from the trees over the water. This could explain why the two best spots are under pecan tree overhanging limbs ?? Any thoughts ?




Interesting to say the least! hmmm
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#12638953 - 02/21/18 08:53 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
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Loc: San Antonio TX
As always great report Vogey! I will be fishing Mcqueeney this week for sure! Also going to try to fish Dunlap if I have the time! woot

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#12638995 - 02/21/18 09:08 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2551
Loc: Beckville, TX
Those are some good uns thumb

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#12642835 - 02/23/18 08:22 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 11410
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish and report Vogey!

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#12644405 - 02/24/18 12:53 AM Re: Dunlap 2/19/18 [Re: Vogey]
gar1970 Online   content
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Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1691
Loc: southwest more west than south...
Love the gold color of the first fish! Weird about the pecans since the trees drop them in September and are bare now. Mice in your livewell?
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