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Mill Creek Cup 2019 #13311965 10/15/19 02:15 AM
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Dad and I went to the American Carp Society's annual Mill Creek Cup this year for a chance to catch some gold and potentially win some gold. Fished for 47 hours from 12:00 noon on Friday to 11:00AM Sunday through brutal conditions. Rain and a huge cold front dropped air temps to 38 degrees, water was nice and warm but that didn't stop the fish from hunkering down and shutting off for the cold weather. Still managed to eek out a few bites, albeit mostly from Channel and Bullhead Catfish. With the fishing being so slow I had plenty of time to hang out with the anglers in the pegs adjacent to ours, which just so happened to be people I knew quite well! Had tons of fun, I'll definitely try to be back for the next year. Hopefully conditions are a bit more favorable then!

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A totem to the "Carp Gods" roflmao
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Our swim for the event in the photos above, as you can see from the "before" photo (#3) there was definitely a bit of machete action involved

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The only Carp I caught during the whole event! 15lbs 14oz, my first ever from Mill Creek. There were only 21 Carp caught among 17 teams during the 3 day event so I count myself lucky to have caught one of 'em!

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Catfish came in droves. Bullheads and Channels both. I'll share my biggest. This guy was obviously enjoying all of the chum I put out for the Carp

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Nice Yellow Bullhead! This guy behaved himself so well until I went to release him, flopped something fierce and drove his poisonous fins right into my hand. First time I've ever been finned by a catfish!

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And the largest Brown Bullhead I managed - strangely enough I had more Channel Catfish than Bullheads, which is unusual for this lake. Typically it's 10-1 in favor of the Bullheads!


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: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13311968 10/15/19 02:24 AM
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Great post and some solid fish. Those are some FAT Bullheads and Channel Cats. Carp,Bullheads,and Channels. Nice variety! cheers


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Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: banker-always fishing] #13311994 10/15/19 02:50 AM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Great post and some solid fish. Those are some FAT Bullheads and Channel Cats. Carp,Bullheads,and Channels. Nice variety! cheers


Thanks Banker! I'm a huge fan of the variety, I even kayaked about for a bit to see if I could tempt any Redears to bite but they weren't interested in anything I had to offer


Catch and release. The dream - to catch one of every species of Freshwater fish in our great state! If only I can resist Carp...
https://txmultispecies.imgur.com/
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Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13312085 10/15/19 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by TXMulti-Species
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Great post and some solid fish. Those are some FAT Bullheads and Channel Cats. Carp,Bullheads,and Channels. Nice variety! cheers


Thanks Banker! I'm a huge fan of the variety, I even kayaked about for a bit to see if I could tempt any Redears to bite but they weren't interested in anything I had to offer




I can truly see now who you got your forum name! Keep posting those GREAT catches! cheers


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Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13312453 10/15/19 04:44 PM
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Great post! Nice fish and its looks like everyone had a blast! thumb

Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13319906 10/23/19 12:59 PM
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As always a TOTALLY AWESOME post! Thanks for sharing. woot

Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13320123 10/23/19 04:13 PM
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Thanks pop r and Laker! 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: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13325107 10/28/19 07:36 PM
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Great post and pics! cheers

Re: Mill Creek Cup 2019 [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13325143 10/28/19 08:11 PM
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Tnxsss for great report! smile


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Carp total 2020/2019/2018: 57/160/363
Cats total 2020/2019/2018: 6/7/18
Turtles 2020/2019/2018: 14/31/35
PB grassy 42lb (date: 8/23/2019)
PB common 27lb
PB mirror 27.5lb
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