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#7204756 - 06/21/18 11:30 PM Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar
DonPablo Offline
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Registered: 09/20/11
Posts: 180
Based on their tendency to disregard facts and science, many of us believe this survey is a guise to ban bowfishing for Gator Gar. Nevertheless, fill it out so that the bias remains obvious:

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#7211679 - 06/29/18 10:18 AM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: DonPablo]
TWarren Offline
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Registered: 10/22/05
Posts: 421
Loc: Lubbock
I would be perfectly okay if they went to a tag system for bowfishing gator gar.

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#7213102 - 07/01/18 11:13 AM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: DonPablo]
machine73 Online   content
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Registered: 12/22/15
Posts: 85
I'm for it if it saves them for my grandkids to enjoy.

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#7213964 - 07/02/18 12:56 PM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: TWarren]
Palehorse Offline
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Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 4634
Loc: Surfside Beach, TX
Originally Posted By: TWarren
I would be perfectly okay if they went to a tag system for bowfishing gator gar.

up Nothing wrong with taking one every once in awhile. The hootleheads that want to fill up the boat and then throw them away are messing it up for everyone.
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#7214379 - 07/02/18 10:48 PM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: DonPablo]
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Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11246
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
I would be perfectly okay if there were a lot less gar and carp in the rivers and lakes. I would also be okay if the idiots who leave them at the boat ramp didn't.
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#7216422 - 07/05/18 10:40 AM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: DonPablo]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 3528
Loc: Snyder
You get one alligator gar per day. Who cares how you kill it??
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#7216628 - 07/05/18 04:18 PM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: DonPablo]
Palehorse Offline
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Registered: 10/22/07
Posts: 4634
Loc: Surfside Beach, TX
See stuff like this all the time. Rotting in the sun.

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#7222311 - 07/12/18 12:37 AM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: machine73]
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 25359
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: machine73
I'm for it if it saves them for my grandkids to enjoy.
These guys that catch big gar on a hook and line are killing them as well. Many times they let the gar swallow the bait injuring it internally so they can get a good hook up then on top of that stressing them out. Might as well shoot it with a bow. Of coarse it should be regulated to an extent to keep the population healthy but carp should be shot on sight.
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#7222320 - 07/12/18 02:27 AM Re: Plans to Ban Bowfishing for Gator Gar [Re: SapperTitan]
machine73 Online   content
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Registered: 12/22/15
Posts: 85
I agree with you on the carp. I know some folks make a living guiding for gator gar, but it seems pretty obvious numbers are declining rapidly. Something has to change.

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