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Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel #13773172 11/17/20 12:16 AM
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Texas Parks and Wildlife has started issuing certificates again and I just received my chain pickerel state record certificate for a fish I caught in February, while Plnor fishing with a fly rod. The fish was 16.5 inches long and weighed 0.71 pounds. Not a huge fish, but still fun without a reel. I went on the trip to specifically catch a chain pickerel and the state record pickerel was the only fish I caught all day, after 6 hours of fishing. One and done. roflmao

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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773275 11/17/20 01:02 AM
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Ok that’s cool!


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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773379 11/17/20 01:57 AM
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Congrats!
Realizing how small they are here in Texas. But go to Florida and Georgia and regularly catch these high jumpers in the 5 to 7 pound range. I once snagged a 7 1/2 on the head with a top water and that was a battle.
She didn't jump as much but she really put up a great fight and that was 40 years ago.

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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773404 11/17/20 02:19 AM
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Nice fish. Congratulations Barry! cheers


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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773447 11/17/20 03:02 AM
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Good picture. Used to love fishing for 'em in dead of winter when bass were slow.

Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773548 11/17/20 06:19 AM
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Where did you get that one, looks like ETX


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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773636 11/17/20 01:01 PM
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Dangerfield?

Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773692 11/17/20 01:35 PM
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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773746 11/17/20 02:09 PM
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cheers Awesome!

Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: FlyFX] #13773820 11/17/20 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyFX
Where did you get that one, looks like ETX


I caught it at Daingrrfield State Park. It was my first trip there. Very nice lake.

Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13773879 11/17/20 03:37 PM
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Lake Hawkins apparently has a good population of pickerel.

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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Curt0407] #13774009 11/17/20 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Curt0407
Lake Hawkins apparently has a good population of pickerel.


it does in deed


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Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13775243 11/18/20 02:09 PM
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Nice fish and congratulations on the State Record. woot

Re: Unrestricted State Record Chain Pickerel [Re: Osbornfishing] #13776664 11/19/20 01:08 PM
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Congrats! Didn't know there were Pickerel in Texas, grew up fishing for them in RI, a two pound Pickerel (I guess something in RI is bigger than TX roflmao ) put up a heck of a fight.

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