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LITTLE BITTY CREEK AND A GREAT BIG FISH #7767009 03/09/20 09:12 PM
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Had some time to kill this morning with the off and on rain so I decided to check a small creek and see if any Crappie and Sandbass wanted to play today. This creek is small enough in some places you can pretty much jump across it but it produces some good fish at the right times of the year.

Anyway I got to fish for about an hour and a half and caught probably 15 Sandbass. Just when I was about to leave I set the hook into something big and knew right away it wasn't no dang Sandbass. Took probably 15-20 minutes to land it on 6 pound line but it ended up being a big ole Carp. It was fun on the little ultra light! 10 casts later it happened again but this time there was no stopping the fish. He pretty much took all but the last 10 yards of my line before I grabbed the line and yanked it to break the fish off rather than loose all my line. I assume it was a much bigger Carp but I never actually saw it. When I set the hook he went upstream and I never even got close to slowing him down.

Brought 8 of the biggest ones home for a fish fry later this week. Not bad for a tiny little creek.

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Very nice, indeed!

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nice morning!

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Lets hope the second one I hooked wasn't one like that. grin

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Big fish on light tackle is a blast....congrats on a great stringer...


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Re: LITTLE BITTY CREEK AND A GREAT BIG FISH [Re: JCB] #7767055 03/09/20 09:54 PM
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Sounds like a great morning. up

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Nice trip! I need to get back to the creek by my house. We killed sandbass and crappie last year and my son got a huge buffalo on his ultralight.


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Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.
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OP that a fishy looking creek cheers


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here fishy fishy fishy grin cheers

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Nice haul of sandies. Those big carp are fun to catch.

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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Big fish on light tackle is a blast....congrats on a great stringer...

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Looks like a pretty good day.



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Originally Posted by Halfadozen
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Originally Posted by TKandMike
nice morning!

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hold on Newt, we got a runaway
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Congrats. Carp are fun to catch!

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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
Nice trip! I need to get back to the creek by my house. We killed sandbass and crappie last year and my son got a huge buffalo on his ultralight.


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That's a very dark and girthy Buffalo. Most of the ones I catch are more of a silvery/gray color and more long.

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Originally Posted by Sneaky
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"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"
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Big fish on light tackle is a blast....congrats on a great stringer...

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Originally Posted by KRoyal
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Originally Posted by Jimbo1
Nice haul of sandies. Those big carp are fun to catch.


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