texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
JSarabia, Richard Dang, Southern, Bassfish1 Texas, donna may
111284 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 91,758
hopalong 81,857
Pilothawk 78,698
John175☮ 73,158
JDavis7873 67,397
Derek 🐝 62,998
Bigbob_FTW 59,130
Tritonman 58,759
Mark Perry 56,802
facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums60
Topics760,715
Posts9,560,753
Members111,284
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Slabs on FALCON! #13216303 07/16/19 02:38 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
Met Jared aka Falcon Fishing Guide at his home lake, Lake Falcon! Jared is an avid bass angler but is learning and showing a desire to go after the Bluegill-Sunfish. I fished with Jared for two days. Sunday evening from 5:30pm till 9pm and again on Monday from 7am till 1:30pm. This was the very first time for me fishing Falcon. Jared knows the lake very well and has already got some pretty good Bluegill spots pinned down. His spots "Paid Off" and we caught some nice Bluegill Slabs. We also caught a bunch of Rios, Hybrid Sunfish,Crappie,a few bass,Channel Catfish,Tilapia, and a whole bunch of White Bass! The days were extremely hot with temperatures 100 degrees plus. We were off the lake during the hottest times of the day. We did have a nice wind both days on the water which was a huge help in keeping us somewhat cool. We caught plenty of fish and kept some for Jared's friends who wanted them for up coming fish dinners. Fish were caught in 12 to 16 feet of water holding by rock ledges. Worms were used on all fish and small spinner baits were used on the White Bass. We also managed to catch four first time records for Lake Falcon. A Rio at .56 Lbs. (We tried looking for a 9"plus and the best we came up with was a 8.5"). Tilapia Record at 1.06 Lbs, Hybrid Sunfish Record at .65 Lbs, and a White Bass Record at .65 Lbs. The White Bass Record was Jared's first water body record ever with hopefully more to follow! Paper work on all four fish will be sent to the Texas Parks&Wildlife for their review. It was great meeting a super angler who wants to learn and target Bluegill-Sunfish fishing. Meeting Jared and some of his friends and coworkers (America's Finest) and fishing a great lake, It just don't get any better! fish


[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216313 07/16/19 02:44 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
Congratulations Jared on your first of many more records to follow! First Falcon White Bass Pending Record!



[Linked Image]



Now get some more and get that bigger Rio! rockon




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216362 07/16/19 03:10 PM
Joined: Sep 2017
Posts: 1,110
P
pop r Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
P
Joined: Sep 2017
Posts: 1,110
cheers Nice photos! Sounds like a great time Banker. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216368 07/16/19 03:14 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
Thanks pop r for the reply! cheers Had a super time on Falcon for sure! thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216395 07/16/19 03:40 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
A nice Tilapia and pending Falcon Lake Record!



[Linked Image]




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216433 07/16/19 04:16 PM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 797
V
Vogey Online Content
Pro Angler
Online Content
Pro Angler
V
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 797
Looks like a successful trip...Was wondering where u have been lately...good fish...

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: Vogey] #13216473 07/16/19 04:50 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
[quote=Vogey]Looks like a successful trip...Was wondering where u have been lately...good fish...[/quot


Thanks Steve for the reply! Been fishing a lot. Locally it's been on the Austin area creeks and hill country rivers. Made three road trips to the Nueces Canyon, Sabinal Valley, and to Lake Falcon. Met Jared and some super people. Also fished a super lake and caught some super fish. Plan on fishing Falcon a lot more the future. thumb




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216499 07/16/19 05:15 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,633
T
Tommar Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
T
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,633
Dam, Banker! I wish I knew you were down here! Id like to fish with you sometime!


US Army and TXARNG 1984-2014
Gulf War 90-91
Iraq 2004-05
A'stan 2009
VFW Post Commander 2013-15
Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216510 07/16/19 05:28 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
Thanks Tommar for the reply. Great lake and plan on fishing it some more. Hopefully one of these days in the near future we can meet up and do some fishing. thumb



Side Note: Send me PM with your phone number and maybe we can plan a future trip. cheers




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216566 07/16/19 06:28 PM
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 212
F
Falcon Lake Guide Online Content
Outdoorsman
Online Content
Outdoorsman
F
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 212
Had a great time Chuck looking forward to the next one

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216733 07/16/19 09:06 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,633
T
Tommar Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
T
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,633
fish thumb


US Army and TXARNG 1984-2014
Gulf War 90-91
Iraq 2004-05
A'stan 2009
VFW Post Commander 2013-15
Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216812 07/16/19 10:16 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 222
C
Catyakker Online Content
Outdoorsman
Online Content
Outdoorsman
C
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 222
Wow...great report and pics. Now you need to get one of those hats that Jared has on to keep your ears cool. laugh


Retired AF Security Police Chief
Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13216828 07/16/19 10:27 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 2,508
G
gar1970 Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
G
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 2,508
Congrats on the new records guys clap


When you catch a fish you feel the door to happiness open
Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13217107 07/17/19 03:19 AM
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,111
doctorxring Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,111

Great report Chuck !

Glad you guys got into some good fish and secured those records !

.

Re: Slabs on FALCON! [Re: Falcon Lake Guide] #13217152 07/17/19 09:49 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
banker-always fishing Online Content OP
TFF Guru
OP Online Content
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 49,718
Originally Posted by Falcon Lake Guide
Had a great time Chuck looking forward to the next one




Thanks Tom, Rick, Leo, and Chris for the replies. cheers Jared: Yes Sir had a great time and enjoyed being on the lake and fishing with you. That BIG RIO is out there somewhere! hide2 It's just a matter of finding it and then catching it! hooked




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread


© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3