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Big Tilapia! #13464517 03/08/20 10:33 PM
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Was able to get out to the SA Wednesday. There was plenty of people out and about a couple field trips to Confluence Park but was able to kinda pick my spot and make a few casts. It was mainly dinks for the few hours I was out there but I did hook into a whopper of a Tilapia! I do t know if they do C&R records for tilapia anymore, it I’m gonna give it a try! Hope y’all enjoy and thanks for watching and contributing my fellow sunfish compatriots!! cheers


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13464660 03/09/20 12:33 AM
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No C & R on tilipia. From TP&W -

"General Rules

It is unlawful to:
Possess or transport any exotic aquatic plant or animal listed as harmful or potentially harmful. This includes: plants such as hydrilla, water hyacinth, and giant salvinia; fishes such as tilapia and Asian carps (grass, silver, and bighead carp); and zebra mussels.
Possess tilapia, grass carp or any other fish listed as harmful or potentially harmful, without immediately removing the head or intestines,

Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13464716 03/09/20 01:13 AM
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Great video Jagg. That is sure a record Tilapia, by a whole bunch. (That is if you would have removed the head and gutted him) grin Here is the current record by you know who.

Tilapia, Blue 1.51 11.50 Sep 8, 2013 Chuck Dewey worm


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13464843 03/09/20 02:44 AM
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Great video Tory, Your Tilapia would have easily been a weight record! There is no catch&release records issued for Tilapia. Again enjoyed the video. Good job. thumb


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13466282 03/10/20 01:10 PM
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Always love your videos Jagg. Nice Tilapia and thanks for sharing. woot



Side Note: What was the bait you were using? You do not see many Tilapia caught on artificial baits. eeks

Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13468315 03/12/20 02:41 AM
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Thanks for looking and all the kind words everyone! I was wondering why I didn’t see a C&R record when I had seen one before. Oh well, next time.

Thanks for the great info, Ronin. It would’ve taken me a while to come across that the old fashion way.

Thanks Catyak and Chuck for the kind words and for your views! Hey Chuck, if I catch another one, should I dismember it and put it in a bag so it can get weighed? How does that work?

Thanks Laker for your views and question! I caught that big one on a Mepp’s Spin Fly Wooly Worm brown body with gold blade. I think I caught most of my fish that day on the spinner. Mepp’s Spin Fly Wooly Worm spinnerbait


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13468421 03/12/20 04:07 AM
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Originally Posted by jagg
Thanks for looking and all the kind words everyone! I was wondering why I didn’t see a C&R record when I had seen one before. Oh well, next time.

Thanks for the great info, Ronin. It would’ve taken me a while to come across that the old fashion way.

Thanks Catyak and Chuck for the kind words and for your views! Hey Chuck, if I catch another one, should I dismember it and put it in a bag so it can get weighed? How does that work?

Thanks Laker for your views and question! I caught that big one on a Mepp’s Spin Fly Wooly Worm brown body with gold blade. I think I caught most of my fish that day on the spinner. Mepp’s Spin Fly Wooly Worm spinnerbait




Put it on ice. Make sure the fish is totally covered by the ice. Do not gut it. You would loose about half it's weight! hammer


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13468673 03/12/20 02:24 PM
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Thanks Jagg. Mepp's makes a nice variety of Pan fish lures. woot

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Yup Big talapia! Very nice clap


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13470702 03/13/20 10:08 PM
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Nice video. Nice production and thanks for sharing. Also nice Tilapia.

Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13470815 03/13/20 11:42 PM
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Thanks Jagg - great tilapia catch on gill rig! Also awesome reclaim on the hat!
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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: psalty] #13476980 03/18/20 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by psalty
Thanks Jagg - great tilapia catch on gill rig! Also awesome reclaim on the hat!
Stay safe and covid-19 free !!

Yes indeed! I like that hat! Everybody keep their bubble!


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Re: Big Tilapia! [Re: jagg] #13495650 03/31/20 02:26 PM
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That was a hog jagg congratulations enjoed the video also I haven't been on the fourm in a long time did you relocate to STX


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