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Nice Ones on the Canyon! #12732713
04/27/18 02:32 AM
04/27/18 02:32 AM
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Universal City Tx.
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Had the privilege and opportunity to fish a piece of the West Nueces River. Myself and Rick aka Catyakker met up with Leo (Gar 1970) and his wife Pot licker (Yesenia). I along with Rick fished a section of the river that is in Leo's and Yesenia's back yard. The bite was very good and the water was crystal clear. We caught a bunch of very nice Redear and Bluegill. Most of them were well over a half pound and in the 9" range. Several nice bass in the 2 to 3 pound range were also caught. We also caught two fish that will be submitted for water body records. A .59 Lb Bluegill caught by Rick on the flyrod using a wacky worm, and a 10" Redear caught by myself using ultralight tackle with live worms. (Will be posting a report on "April's Record Fest" next week!) All fish were released to fight again! We were also shown the jig arsenal that both Leo and Yesenia have. Yesenia also prepared a FANTASTIC lunch of enchiladas,rice,and beans,along with ice cold sweet tea. Meeting friends and fishing in God's Country! It just don't get any better! fish






IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12732743
04/27/18 02:46 AM
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Beautiful fish and scenery...The vegetation on that body of water looks awesome...

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12732751
04/27/18 02:50 AM
04/27/18 02:50 AM
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Thanks Vogey for the reply. cheers Yes Sir you can get spoiled real fast fishing in that crystal clear water with super scenery all around you! "God's Country" for sure! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12732861
04/27/18 04:24 AM
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Victoria, TX
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South Texas, Gods Country indeed. Looks like a great trip.

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Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12732897
04/27/18 09:55 AM
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Thanks Kelly for the reply! cheers Love that Nueces Canyon fishing! hooked




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12732913
04/27/18 10:53 AM
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Nice fish!!

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12733122
04/27/18 01:52 PM
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Thanks Alan for the reply. Just seems like yesterday when we were fishing that spot! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12733291
04/27/18 03:36 PM
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Happy times are here! Great report and congrats guys on the records.

Pictures sure are pretty out there


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Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12733472
04/27/18 05:45 PM
04/27/18 05:45 PM
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southwest more west than south...
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Great report and pics! Congrats on the records chuck and rick! It was a pleasure meeting you rick and it's always a pleasure having you here chuck.
Thank you for the fish!
Looking forward to having yall out again


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Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12733514
04/27/18 06:22 PM
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Awesome report chuck. It was a pleasure having you come out and bringing Catyakker, it was a pleasure meeting him. Glad yall enjoyed the lunch. Congrats to the both of you on the record fish.

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12733563
04/27/18 06:54 PM
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Nice slabs beautiful looking place
Congrats on the records fellas


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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"
Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12734159
04/28/18 09:52 AM
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Thanks Andrew,Leo,Yesenia,and Clayton for the replies! cheers Always enjoy trips to the Nueces Canyon! It's a very special place. Looking forward to the next trip! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12734737
04/28/18 11:22 PM
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Wow...the "Lunch" itself was well worth the drive. We didn't need to eat again until supper the next day. Fantastic vittles, and the fishing, oh my, the fishing was beyond description. We watched BIG Bass and all flavors of sunfish, just swimming around waiting for anything we had to offer. Great folks live in that part of the country and Pot licker and and Gar1970 are among the best. Again thanks to Banker and our Hosts for all the great memories. soldier


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Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12735826
04/30/18 12:02 AM
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It was a pleasure meeting you Catyaker. Glad you enjoyed lunch and fishing out here.

Re: Nice Ones on the Canyon! [Re: banker-always fishing] #12736413
04/30/18 02:25 PM
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southwest more west than south...
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Thank you rick for the kind words! It was a pleasure meeting you sir. Congrats on your new record clap


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