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Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! #13643775 07/25/20 12:47 PM
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Big Redear, Bluegill, Rios, and some nice bass have been wanting to play this summer. Getting very good numbers of nice fish on a lot of trips out. The creek bite has been totally AWESOME ! Fish are staging in 3 to 8 feet of water holding by grass beds. Both float and bottom techniques are being used. Was able to get some fishing time with good friends Rick aka Catyakker and Steve. Most fish were released but some were kept for the dinner table. All fish were caught using the "Bait of Champions" worms. Creeks are still holding their own but all of them can use a lot of RAIN! Also a second sunfish spawn is on ! Got a feeling we will see a third spawn in mid to late August. Playing with the BIG SUNNIES during the summertime. It just don't get any better! fish



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Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13643810 07/25/20 01:42 PM
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Ahoy Mr. Chuck and Rick & Steve- Great pics of the smorgasbord- and the bucket-o-fish for vittles. Keep up the great pastime (work). stir


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Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13643820 07/25/20 01:50 PM
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Thanks psalty for the reply! cheers Yes Sir fishing is soothing for the sole especially during these times. thumb


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Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13643905 07/25/20 03:04 PM
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Nice ones guys...That bass in the bucket looks like a fillet job for sure...

Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13644006 07/25/20 05:02 PM
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Thanks Steve! My fishing buddy and friend who's name is also Steve loves those bass! Especially the ones that are two to three pounds. food


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Nice ones! Great job guys fish





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Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13644049 07/25/20 06:27 PM
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Love the pics of the Rios. I have never caught one of them. Great job guys.

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Fun times and great catches......I see some good eating in your near future..... Tasty....


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Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13644423 07/26/20 12:08 AM
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Thanks Leo, Curt0407, and SK. for the replies. Curt0407: If you are ever in my neck of the woods PM me and we will catch a Rio or two. SK: Nothing beats a plate of fresh fried sunnies! food


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Banker, I appreciate the offer for sure.

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I have been noticing that the redears have been showing themselves a bit more lately. Yes, this is more likely the third or fourth spawning wave for down here and they are definitely gathering up it seems. Great day, Chuck! cheers

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We had a hard time believing the number of 9-10 inch Slabs we were catching 3 feet from the bank at 1pm in the afternoon. Just because we quit catching in same area where we were tearing them up before, doesn't necessarily mean they quit biting. Sure had a great time. banana


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Nice gillz gentlemen!! clap

Re: Summertime Playing with the Big Ones ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13657208 08/05/20 12:47 PM
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Thanks Curt 0407, Torry, and Yesenia for the replies. cheers Rick: It's about time we make that trip again. hooked


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Nice fish! Good job guys. How are those hill country creeks holding out?

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