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Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! #13316561 10/20/19 12:16 AM
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After the passage of the first two cold fronts of the fall the fall bite has picked up and the sunnies and Rios are very active. Been catching extremely nice Rios,Bluegill,Large Mouth Bass,Longear,Guadalupe Bass,and Redbreast. Been fishing non stop since fall. Most of the days the bite has been "On Fire". Other days but not many the bite has been slow. Been fishing the Nueces Canyon,Sabinal Valley, Hill Country,and South Central Texas! Creeks and Rivers have been the target areas. The Rios and sunfish are in schools searching for food and to get fat before the winter arrives. While fishing the rivers,fish are holding close to weed/Hydrilla beds and at the ends of rapids. Fish can also be found by drop offs leading to blue holes. While fishing the creeks fish are feeding off of flats,under overhanging tree limbs,close to brush piles,and close to weed/Hydrilla beds. Most of the fish were released with the exception of a few that were kept for the dinner table. Worms with an occasional fly from Rick's (aka Catyakker ) fly rod were the baits used. Bottom,.float,drop shot,and Fly Rod were the techniques used. Fall time fishing in Texas. It just don't get any better! fish


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Re: Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13316636 10/20/19 01:56 AM
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Thanks Chuck...NICE FISH & real pretty water...what kind of water vegetation is that in pic #4 ? Doesn't quite look like hydrilla...

Re: Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13316639 10/20/19 01:59 AM
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Good job guys! You two are living the life cheers love the pic of the chalk bluff chuck


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Re: Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13316719 10/20/19 03:01 AM
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Thanks Steve and Leo for the replies. cheers Steve: That is Hydrilla! The Sabinal Valley and the Nueces Canyon water bodies are loaded with it. Great hiding place for fish. peep Leo: I figured you would know that cliff! thumb


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Re: Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13317087 10/20/19 05:31 PM
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Thanks pop r for the reply! cheers


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Awesome!!! And these cooler, cloudy days sure make it far more enjoyable

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Looks like a blast guys, beautiful fishies. cheers


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Re: Fall is ON! Sunnies&Rios are Active! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13330210 11/02/19 10:10 AM
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Thanks Jamie,Tree Bass, Andrew, and Tory for the replies. cheers Jamie: Yes Sir those cooler temperatures sure make it a whole lot nicer. clap Tory: Will be sending you a PM! thumb


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As always. Great post and some very nice fish.



Side Note: There has been one front after another. Has the sunfish bite slowed down?

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Thanks Gitter for the reply! I have not been out since this last Arctic Front. Fixing to try tomorrow with the Catyakker! We shall see! noidea



Side Note: The shallow water bite will defiantly be slow! We plan to fish some deep weed beds. thumb


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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Thanks Gitter for the reply! I have not been out since this last Arctic Front. Fixing to try tomorrow with the Catyakker! We shall see! noidea



Side Note: The shallow water bite will defiantly be slow! We plan to fish some deep weed beds. thumb





Thanks Chuck.

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