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  • Posted by jard on August 18, 2014 at 2:25 am

    Its been a while since I found them and today I did. Put in at four corners late this evening about 5 pm and fished until dark. I got my brand new loomis GLX shakeyhead pole this week ad had to try it out. Fished a point with boat sitting in 18 and casting into 4-8 ft. Fish were very shallow. All fish caught on shakeyhead, threw a jig and a rattle trap and nothing. First cast got three hits and no hookups on the way in. Second cast caught a short and third cast I caught this guy. She ripped drag immediately and jumped 3 times. I’m 6’5″/6″6″ ish and have a size 16 shoe for reference. She went 22″ and I guarantee between 5 and 6 pounds. Oddly enough, she had a bloody tail like she was spawning. One of my, if not my best fish this year. Left there after a while and tried two more places with nothing. Came back to the same point before dark and caught 5 more. Prolly caught 10 plus after that spot.

    Also, gar were surfacing all around me. I thought it was bass busting at first.

    Brian replied 9 years, 10 months ago 5 Members · 5 Replies
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  • jard

    Member
    August 18, 2014 at 2:25 am

    I cant post pics here for some reason, even though I’ve resized. I can send them to someone if they’ll post it for me.

  • degaman

    Member
    August 18, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    Good to know that fish can still be caught with gar around.

  • krogers79

    Member
    August 18, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    I was thinking the same thing. We actually caught a gar last Saturday night on a black spinnerbait.

  • frisky97

    Member
    August 19, 2014 at 2:48 am
  • Brian

    Administrator
    August 19, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    Golden ruler HOG!

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