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#12727859 - 04/23/18 06:58 PM Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad
jmrob Offline
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Registered: 02/22/18
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We caught 33 and left with them still biting at 11. Smallest 8 1/2 inches 4 over 10 inches.
Used trout magnet on flyrod for 10 or so then switched to crickets. 5 1/2 lbs of filets






Edited by jmrob (04/23/18 07:51 PM)

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#12728031 - 04/23/18 09:08 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
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Nice fish and some "LIFETIME" memories! Good job guys! thumb Like I always say. "It just don't get any better"! cheers
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#12728103 - 04/23/18 09:45 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
jmrob Offline
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Registered: 02/22/18
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This was pretty much an average day at that spot. Especially in May and June, if you don't catch 20 9-10 inchers and a couple of 1 lbers...it's an off day. I weighed a 9 incher and it went 13 oz.

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#12728117 - 04/23/18 09:56 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
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Conroe is a great bream fishery! I have seen some super post over the years from Conroe! Those Gills look fat and full of fight! thumb




Side Note: Good eats. food
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#12728856 - 04/24/18 12:47 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Lifetime memory for sure cheers

Awesome looking gills...wish we had em that size here around the DFW area
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#12729004 - 04/24/18 02:10 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
Pot licker Offline
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Great memories, thank you for sharing

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#12729049 - 04/24/18 02:44 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
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Thats what its all about cheers
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#12730432 - 04/25/18 01:40 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
Laker One Offline
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Nice Slabs! Great times on the water for sure! Good job guys. woot

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#12731215 - 04/25/18 09:23 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
War Eagle Bream Buster Offline
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Registered: 05/12/10
Posts: 30
Loc: Lake Conroe
What bait shop sells live crickets around Lake Conroe??

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#12731281 - 04/25/18 10:04 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
jmrob Offline
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Registered: 02/22/18
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None- we go to Petsmart--they sell them for lizard food. Usually run 12 cents a piece but they always give you extra since they don't want to count them out.

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#12731524 - 04/26/18 07:52 AM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: banker-always fishing]
Gitter Done Offline
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Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Nice fish and some "LIFETIME" memories! Good job guys! thumb Like I always say. "It just don't get any better"! cheers





Totally Agree! It just don't get any better!


Side Note: Do you always use crickets for your live bait on the sunnies?

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#12732067 - 04/26/18 01:04 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
jmrob Offline
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Registered: 02/22/18
Posts: 8
Do you always use crickets for your live bait on the sunnies?

Pretty much, occasionally I will use Meal worms. However; trout magnet jigs are great and do better than regular worms.

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#12733050 - 04/27/18 08:07 AM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
Gitter Done Offline
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Originally Posted By: jmrob
Do you always use crickets for your live bait on the sunnies?

Pretty much, occasionally I will use Meal worms. However; trout magnet jigs are great and do better than regular worms.




Thanks! Looks like you got some great results on the crickets.

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#12733063 - 04/27/18 08:13 AM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
Bug-e Offline
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Registered: 09/16/09
Posts: 604
Loc: College Station, TX
I would love to get my kids onto some blue gill at Conroe. Not asking for secret locations or anything, but do you guys have broad recommendations on where I could take them? I've only bass fished the upper reaches of the lake a few times (e.g., Stubblefield area).

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#12734858 - 04/28/18 08:16 PM Re: Conroe bream--good day w/ my dad [Re: jmrob]
pavlaugh Offline
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Registered: 09/16/17
Posts: 39
Nice fish! I'd also like to find some bank spots on Conroe to take my kids (6 and 4). I tried the park and IHOP on 105, Cagle, and FM 830 boat launch last fall with "meh" results. Stubblefield was closed in the fall, but is it back open? I've heard that's a good area.

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