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Another action packed day #13284811 09/18/19 11:57 AM
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Yesterday worked out well. Started off throwing a topraider for a few hours from the float tube. Wrong esox species, but still very welcome, with a huge topwater explosion and full body battle to keep it from dragging me int a thick weedbed. Not the biggest pike, but it's gargantuan head could have fit on a fish twice that size.

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Followed up with a short carp outing after dark, my sweet dream and fireball boilies did not fail to perform. 3 carp from 23 to 27 lbs in 2 hours smile

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PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs

Biggest carp of 2018:

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Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13284816 09/18/19 12:03 PM
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Hey Phil, you need to slow down a bit. You are starting to make the rest of us look bad lol. Those are some great fish. Congrats.

Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13284871 09/18/19 12:48 PM
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Several nice really nice fish in one day, I am jealous.
Catching those from the float tube must have made for quite a fight.
Great job!

Re: Another action packed day [Re: Ocelot] #13284905 09/18/19 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Ocelot
Several nice really nice fish in one day, I am jealous.
Catching those from the float tube must have made for quite a fight.
Great job!


Even a 2 lb bass will pull the float tube around. Have not tried carp from the float tube yet, as it's nearly impossible to remain stationary. Will eventually bring it along on a carp outing, and hop in to fight some. Should make for interesting footage.


PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs

Biggest carp of 2018:

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Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13285375 09/18/19 08:02 PM
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coolphotos As always. Nice fish! cheers




IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

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Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13285596 09/18/19 11:26 PM
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Great stuff as always Phil! Those Carp are some tanks cheers


Catch and release. The dream - to catch one of every species of Freshwater fish in our great state! If only I can resist Carp...
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Re: Another action packed day [Re: banker-always fishing] #13286043 09/19/19 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
coolphotos As always. Nice fish! cheers




Plus #1. woot

Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13287746 09/20/19 06:31 PM
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cheers nice!

Re: Another action packed day [Re: Freshwater Phil] #13295192 09/27/19 08:27 PM
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what do you do with the carp?


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Re: Another action packed day [Re: Bentman63] #13296144 09/29/19 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Bentman63
what do you do with the carp?


I release the vast majority of carp I catch. Occasionally, I'll keep a smaller one for neighbor.


PB common = 38.5 lbs
PB mirror = 22.5 lbs

Biggest carp of 2018:

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