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#12767665 - 05/24/18 07:47 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 1056
Loc: La vernia tx
Ended up with a record and poison ivy from my neck to my knees but what's new
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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
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#12768010 - 05/24/18 11:32 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
cellis Offline
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Originally Posted By: Wildman of the navidad
Ended up with a record and poison ivy from my neck to my knees but what's new

grin

Congrats on the fish

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#12770246 - 05/26/18 07:50 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12620
Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice fish and congratulations on your record. You are having a good year! woot





Side Note: Do you use a metal leader. hmmm

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#12770356 - 05/26/18 10:41 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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Thx Curtis and 135#Berkley 8 strand wire leader 9/0 owner big river hook 80# power pro braid


Edited by Wildman of the navidad (05/26/18 10:42 AM)
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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
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#12770954 - 05/27/18 07:01 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Laker One Online   content
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That is some heavy tackle! Try getting one of those on ultralight tackle! eek2




Side Note: You ever catch a gar from a kayak? Also did you ever make it to Placid? If so how did you do? Lots of Longnose Gar in that part of the river!

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#12771192 - 05/27/18 11:05 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Lol I made it to placid 2 dink longear a micro bass and a 8.5" Rio seen a lot of carp but no takers wanted to make it to the dam but the boat traffic started bigtyme made it to fm78 and turned around before the boats swamped me one passed me goin 20 plus with his motor trimmed all the way down.and threw wakes over my bow it's pretty narrow to narrow for me
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Psalm:91

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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#12771196 - 05/27/18 11:08 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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And no gar from my yak yet but in due time
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Psalm:91

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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#12771209 - 05/27/18 11:19 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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Originally Posted By: Wildman of the navidad
Lol I made it to placid 2 dink longear a micro bass and a 8.5" Rio seen a lot of carp but no takers wanted to make it to the dam but the boat traffic started bigtyme made it to fm78 and turned around before the boats swamped me one passed me goin 20 plus with his motor trimmed all the way down.and threw wakes over my bow it's pretty narrow to narrow for me




whip hung whip hung whip

It's Wake Boat Time on the River Lakes! whip whip
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#12773985 - 05/30/18 09:47 AM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Fitz´┐Ż Offline
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Awesome Clayton!
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#12774721 - 05/30/18 07:35 PM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
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Originally Posted By: Wildman of the navidad
Yeah I watched a boy weigh one that weighed 206 on the grain scales at the feed store 2 years ago asked what he was going to do with it said nothing loco


I think I would have asked him for it and made up some gar balls!

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#12774904 - 05/30/18 09:31 PM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Wildman of the navidad]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Crapicat I asked him when he killed it was the night before and he just had it in the back of the truck in the summer heat if it woulda been cooler/ iced down I would have took it and cleaned it porta wasted meat gar is my favorite fish to eat I normally try too keep some longnose in the freezer
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Psalm:91

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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#12774908 - 05/30/18 09:32 PM Re: First gator gar pending colorado river rod and reel record [Re: Fitz´┐Ż]
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Originally Posted By: Fitz«
Awesome Clayton!

Thanks Andrew
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Psalm:91

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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