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Old 04-20-2017, 06:16 PM   #1
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Well before I could get a thread going we had 2 runs going at the same time. We landed one and missed one. My girls sure can hold there own. Lol









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Old 04-20-2017, 06:17 PM   #2
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:22 PM   #3
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Nice ... thats a good gar and a lifetime of memories
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:24 PM   #4
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Hahahaha....Awesome Poco! Love the pistol pics!

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Old 04-20-2017, 06:26 PM   #5
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Arroyo city?


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Old 04-20-2017, 06:30 PM   #6
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Heck yeah
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:50 PM   #7
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Get em girls!!!! Show your pops how it's done.


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Old 04-20-2017, 06:51 PM   #8
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2nd one landed.







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Old 04-20-2017, 06:52 PM   #9
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I saw that hole in the head of one on your last thread and thought to my self "shot?"

Great times for those girls and Dad!
Still enjoy being on the water with my now grown daughter.
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Old 04-20-2017, 06:57 PM   #10
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Now that looks fun
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:06 PM   #11
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Get after'em partna. Lots rolling on the way in from the bay today.
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:08 PM   #12
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Congrats Ray. Looks like lots of family fun!
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:27 PM   #13
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3rd one in. Momma is on the board.






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Old 04-20-2017, 07:31 PM   #14
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You have a good team there, Ray!
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:41 PM   #15
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Love it!!! Your my hero Ray!!!
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:47 PM   #16
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When you gonna fry that stuff up?
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:51 PM   #17
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Now that looks like a good time !!! Love the smiles on the girls faces
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Old 04-20-2017, 07:58 PM   #18
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Nice
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:02 PM   #19
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Sweet....
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:02 PM   #20
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Looks fun
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:05 PM   #21
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Nice haul so far.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:19 PM   #22
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Ray are you guys eating them
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:21 PM   #23
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That's awesome
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:24 PM   #24
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Ray are you guys eating them
They are actually pretty good eating. Now there are easier things to clean but they are good eats.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:30 PM   #25
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Very nice !
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:39 PM   #26
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Congrats Ray!

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Old 04-20-2017, 09:06 PM   #27
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Ray are you guys eating them

Yes sir. The size we caught today are perfect eating size. Each one will give us around 5-6 pounds of boneless white meat. My family loves eating them.

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When you gonna fry that stuff up?

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Old 04-20-2017, 09:35 PM   #28
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Good stuff sir!
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Old 04-20-2017, 09:53 PM   #29
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Awesome.
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Old 04-20-2017, 10:52 PM   #30
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That's a nice haul of gars.Congrats!
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:11 PM   #31
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Great family times. Congrats!
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:54 AM   #32
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Thanks amigos. It sure was a good time.


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Old 04-21-2017, 08:28 AM   #33
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Gar balls or tacos?
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:38 AM   #34
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You sir, knows how to do family time right.
Congrats to you and your girls..
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:46 AM   #35
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What kind of hooks are you using
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:52 AM   #36
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Nice day there Ray, nothing better than family time and great fishing. Congrats!
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:29 AM   #37
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Man o man!!! Way to go Ray!! What do y'all use for baits? I might try this in the lower Trinity... Heck we got miles of river frontage, but all I ever try is bowfishin'... might have to give the rod/reel a go!
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:58 AM   #38
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Can you tell me about the rig set up? What are you using for bait?
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Old 04-21-2017, 04:44 PM   #39
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My rigs are real simple. Heres what works for me. Not saying its what everyone should use cause theres a lot of other people out there that catch them on other rigs.

Line....
I like 40lb test mono or 60lb braid for my reels.

100lb Snap swivel attached to my main line.

Leader...
I use about a 20" piece of 110# single strand wire AKA piano wire. I twist a loop on one end and on the other I twist on a single 7/0 mustad ultra point hook. (Nothing light duty)

The waters I fish we don't have current so I don't use a weight. If you have current then simple use a pass through egg weight above the snap swivel. This will let the fish run freely and not it dragging a weight.

Bait....
Mullet, shad, carp, buffalo are probably the best but we've caught them on many other baits even hardhead catfish. Lol

You can also attach a float if you wanted to suspend your bait. Make sure its big enough to hold your bait up.

Again folks, this is simply what has worked for me. Some people use a big treble hook instead of the single hook. Its basically preference.

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Old 04-21-2017, 04:46 PM   #40
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Man o man!!! Way to go Ray!! What do y'all use for baits? I might try this in the lower Trinity... Heck we got miles of river frontage, but all I ever try is bowfishin'... might have to give the rod/reel a go!


Charlie, I have never fished the Trinity and have always wanted to. Let me know if you ever need a weekend bud to fish with. Its a ways from me so Id need to plan ahead of course. Im sure momma would be ready to go also.

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Old 04-21-2017, 04:49 PM   #41
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Now this made my day!!! Looks like fun.........and heck you even had Bayou's twin on the boat making sure you mere humans got the job done correctly!!!
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They are actually pretty good eating. Now there are easier things to clean but they are good eats.
Excellent eating actually!!!!
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Old 04-21-2017, 05:00 PM   #42
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Way to go girls.
Good to see the family fishing.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:38 PM   #43
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Now this made my day!!! Looks like fun.........and heck you even had Bayou's twin on the boat making sure you mere humans got the job done correctly!!!



Excellent eating actually!!!!


Lol!! Id love to have Bayou and Archie meet one day. I bet they would have a blast together.


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Old 04-21-2017, 08:44 PM   #44
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Lol!! Id love to have Bayou and Archie meet one day. I bet they would have a blast together.


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I'd have to bring their brother Diesel.

Ray, who is the skinny lady with the HUK shirt in the next to last pic?
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Old 04-22-2017, 08:49 PM   #45
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I'd have to bring their brother Diesel.



Ray, who is the skinny lady with the HUK shirt in the next to last pic?


Lol! Thank you for noticing Froggy. She has put in a bunch of work the last few months to shed the weight. We both have.


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Old 04-24-2017, 08:16 AM   #46
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Thanks for the info!
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:20 AM   #47
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Good stuff Ray
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