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A Good Redear Bite ! #13790041 11/30/20 11:08 PM
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The Redear bite has been great all year and continues to be. With these latest fronts that have blown through and the places where myself and Rick aka Catyaker fish I have a strong feeling that the Redear/Sunfish bite will be slowing down. We have been catching fish in shallow water, in and close by thick grass beds. The fish have been active feeding. Fish have been caught in hill country creeks, ponds, and rivers. Both bottom, drop shot, and float techniques have been used. Worms was the bait of choice. We caught plenty of Trophy Redear in the 10 inch range and even a couple in the 11 inch range. We also have caught a bunch in the 7 to 9 inch range. Only a very few were under the 7 inch mark. All fish were released on most trips but some on other trips were kept for the dinner table. I also was able to catch a few pending water body Redear Records in both the weight and catch & release categories. Having a great Redear year. It just don't get any better! fish


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Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13790112 12/01/20 12:00 AM
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Man those are some pretty fish. That top one looks almost like a crappie. Well done Chuck.

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13790312 12/01/20 02:42 AM
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Super nice red ear ! Love the 1st 2 pics...all that green behind you may be brown tomorrow after the freeze tonight chill

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13790395 12/01/20 04:10 AM
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Absolutely beautiful fish! Well done, sir.👍👍👍

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13790401 12/01/20 04:14 AM
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Ahoy and well done Mr. Chuck. thumb


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Great job guys!! cheers redear are so pretty!

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13790723 12/01/20 03:54 PM
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Thanks Curt, Steve, Skeeter22, Ken, and Yesenia for the replies. cheers It has been a very good year for Redear! thumb


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Beautiful fish. thumb

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13806609 12/15/20 11:06 AM
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Thanks Barry! cheers


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Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13819682 12/25/20 09:41 PM
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Those are some nice Redear. Good job Guys. How would you rate the Redear bite this year?

Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13825757 12/31/20 05:00 AM
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Thanks Gitter for the reply. cheers The 2020 Redear bite has been very good! Plenty of trophy fish and a few records also. thumb


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do you think the readers eat the zebra mussels?


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Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: t101catfish] #13835482 01/07/21 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by t101catfish
do you think the readers eat the zebra mussels?




Yes They do. I know anglers who have cleaned Redear on certain water bodies and found them inside their digestive system . Redear also love snails thumb


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Re: A Good Redear Bite ! [Re: banker-always fishing] #13843209 01/12/21 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Thanks Gitter for the reply. cheers The 2020 Redear bite has been very good! Plenty of trophy fish and a few records also. thumb





Thanks Chuck. Hope your 2021 is as good as your 2020!

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Thanks Gitter for the reply. cheers The 2020 Redear bite has been very good! Plenty of trophy fish and a few records also. thumb





Thanks Chuck. Hope your 2021 is as good as your 2020!




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