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#12749473 - 05/09/18 03:47 PM Carp in the Playa's
bschat Offline
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Registered: 05/08/18
Posts: 21



They may not be monsters, but they readily strike a bait. Found an over flow that has numerous carp in it. So with limited access to fishing in west Texas. The quest began, I used chocolate powder mixed to canned biscuit dough. All fishing is sight fishing or dropping to gulpers feeding on Elm blooms floating the stream. I got 5 strikes and landed three, one was lost to a bicycle frame, the other I flat missed. The rumor is that several of the year round playa's have carp in them, the age old trick of finding access to them

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#12749548 - 05/09/18 04:41 PM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: bschat]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 1047
Loc: La vernia tx
Welcome to the TFF.... nice fish's
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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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#12749577 - 05/09/18 04:58 PM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: bschat]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 45015
Loc: Universal City Tx.
welcome To the TFF! Nice fish and report. Looking forward to more. cheers
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IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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#12749578 - 05/09/18 04:58 PM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: bschat]
Pot licker Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 1135
Loc: SW Texas
Nice carp! welcome

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#12749759 - 05/09/18 07:36 PM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: bschat]
MinMirny Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/17
Posts: 97
Loc: Austin, TX
Tnx for good report!
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Light tackle carp fishing vet.
Carp total 2018: 293
Cats total 2018: 15
Turtles: 35
Other 2018 numbers:
Rod+reel lost to carp 1
Rod+reel lost recovered
(with fish on) 1

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#12749762 - 05/09/18 07:36 PM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: bschat]
TXMulti-Species Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/01/17
Posts: 364
Loc: DFW
Nice fish! Even the little ones put up a great fight!
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New to angling. Catch and release. The dream - to catch at least one of every species in our great state (if I can manage to resist carp)!
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/

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#12750070 - 05/10/18 05:40 AM Re: Carp in the Playa's [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12482
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
welcome To the TFF! Nice fish and report. Looking forward to more. cheers





Plus #1. woot

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