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#12757866 - 05/16/18 01:49 PM Joe Pool - Finally!
Smithaven Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1874
Loc: Hurst, Texas
After a long and cold winter the sunfish are back in the shallow water. This morning I fished in the Lynn Creek Marina crappie house for an hour just after 6 AM. I caught six "Joe Pool Special" crappie.(That is a crappie just under the legal size.) Once the sun came up I went outside to the pier and rigged for sunfish.

The bite was slow at first, but picked up soon. By 9AM the bite slowed to a crawl.

All of the fish are short by East or South Texas standards but long for Joe Pool. They are fat as little butterballs. I took home 25 for a couple of fish dinners.

I am sorry for the poor image quality. My new cell phone takes fuzzy pictures. I will hunt up my trusty camera for the future.

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#12757895 - 05/16/18 02:15 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: Smithaven]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43722
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice haul Smithaven! Good job. Is the spawn going on in your area? thumb
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#12758437 - 05/16/18 09:26 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: banker-always fishing]
Smithaven Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1874
Loc: Hurst, Texas
Not yet. The eggs do not look mature. It is really late this year.

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#12758463 - 05/16/18 09:42 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: Smithaven]
pop r Offline
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Registered: 09/25/17
Posts: 275
Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
thumb Nice job.

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#12759221 - 05/17/18 01:10 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: Smithaven]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 11395
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice haul.Great seeing those Joe Pool reports!

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#12759374 - 05/17/18 02:49 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: Smithaven]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43722
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Originally Posted By: Smithaven
Not yet. The eggs do not look mature. It is really late this year.





Thanks Smithaven! cheers Spawn is in full gear down here! thumb
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#12761809 - Yesterday at 04:23 PM Re: Joe Pool - Finally! [Re: Smithaven]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11924
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice haul. woot

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