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Reason squaw fish don't grow? #14488825 09/26/22 06:46 PM
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Let's have a discussion about squaw creek. What is your guess in why the bass aren't much bigger than 1-3lbs. I don't think it has to do with talapia much. The reason I say that is, it was closed for 10 years after 9/11. The talapia had 10 years to over populate the place. It opened back up in 2011 and boom 30lb bags were being caught. Years go by and it declined due people bring fish from the river or discharge. There is a 10-15 degree difference. Those fish don't get acclimated or fizzed and the big ones die off. I think if it would have been closed for 8 more years, you would see big fish being caught again. Thoughts??

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end of discussion, you nailed it

Re: Reason squaw fish don't grow? [Re: barryfish] #14488853 09/26/22 07:02 PM
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they grow fast... They die fast. Hot water has a lot more disease and parasites. I just dont think they live that long. Yes the tournament mortality does have an influence, but i feel its over populated with the same size fish. After a couple of years of fishing is when we started seeing different sized fish show up. Less competition for food and some of the fish finally got bigger.


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So, what happened to the small mouth that were in it pre 911?


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Originally Posted by Classic Fiberglass
So, what happened to the small mouth that were in it pre 911?

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Originally Posted by Classic Fiberglass
So, what happened to the small mouth that were in it pre 911?


Water got too hot when the reactors were turned on. Smallies also don't do a good job of reproducing around here, so it needs constant stocking


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Was that picture pre 9/11?


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Originally Posted by Classic Fiberglass
Was that picture pre 9/11?


Post 9/11 for sure.


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