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#12733116 - 04/27/18 08:50 AM Lake Belton Gar on the move.
AQUA11 Offline

Registered: 02/29/16
Posts: 144
Loc: Temple, Texas
The last 2 days have been epic for bow fishing for gar. The big ones are moving and my wife has been hunting them hard. She killed the lake record last Sunday and these two huge ones this week. First one is a 21lb. and second is a 25lb. We will be having a "gar fry" this weekend for sure!!

Dust off those old fishing bows and go walk the banks for some carp, buffalo, and gar. Tons of fun and good to eat also.

#12733535 - 04/27/18 01:39 PM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
Beltonbanger® Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 2626
Loc: Temple,Tx,USA
Wow!!!!! She is going to get arthur itis!!!!!!!!😜

#12733668 - 04/27/18 03:39 PM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
sae Offline

Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 295
Loc: cedar hill tx.
You are cause sum body to commit sewer side.

#12733720 - 04/27/18 04:33 PM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
Marc-62 Offline

Registered: 01/21/18
Posts: 88
Gar makes good cut bait for jugs or trotlines. Almost as good as baby carp & buffalo hooked right thru the back with the tail fin trimmed so they swim erratic . You have found the trifecta for trash fish. Enjoy the catan fry & good hunting .

#12733843 - 04/27/18 06:37 PM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
Oldrabbit Online   content
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Registered: 12/23/11
Posts: 1032
Loc: Harrison County, Longview Texa...
Buffalo ribs cooked right are pretty good. Had a neighbor that took all we would bring them.
They also made fish head soup but I never got up the nerve to try it.

#12734016 - 04/27/18 09:17 PM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
crapicat Offline
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 6598
Loc: Grandview, TX
So remind me, do I need a low poundage bow? If so, how low...I normally shoot about a 50 pound bow...

I would rather shoot them with a .22, but that is not a legal means...what kind of bow reel setup do y’all recommend...dam things are taking over Aquilla...I need to get a good recipe for gar balls, as well.

#12770336 - 05/26/18 10:00 AM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 1047
Loc: La vernia tx
Gar is one of my favorite fish to eat better than catfish blueggill no mud taste no fish taste 2cents

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"

#12770360 - 05/26/18 10:57 AM Re: Lake Belton Gar on the move. [Re: AQUA11]
PKfishin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2879
Loc: Texas
Bless you for removing those trash fish. Now if you could work on the carp...
John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee.


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