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#1558755 - 10/16/09 11:13 AM Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA
rbreedi1
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#1559067 - 10/16/09 02:14 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: rbreedi1]
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Dang it! I caught a quillback about three years ago that could have been a contender, and I didn't even know! Probably my only chance at record-holding glory and I blew it. \:\)

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#1559430 - 10/16/09 06:16 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: B.D.]
gil1
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You gotta be kidding??!!

One of those record fish was "caught" with bow and arrow. Nothing wrong with bowfishing, but in some cases, it's apples and oranges compared to fishing. It's a ton easier to arrow a bighead buffalo or grass carp than to get one to eat something. I think a fishing record should be a fishing record, not open to shooting records.
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#1560029 - 10/17/09 12:02 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: gil1]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: gil1
You gotta be kidding??!!

One of those record fish was "caught" with bow and arrow. Nothing wrong with bowfishing, but in some cases, it's apples and oranges compared to fishing. It's a ton easier to arrow a bighead buffalo or grass carp than to get one to eat something. I think a fishing record should be a fishing record, not open to shooting records.


there are totally different categories for archery and rod and reel fish.


on a side note: i have a buddy caught a 2 lb 5 oz. yellow bass, weighed and released it. i informed him that at the time, the record was 1 lb 14 oz.
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#1560047 - 10/17/09 12:50 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: stik]
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Uhhh is this in the category of the trolling for alligators story of some years back?

Could someone show a picture of quillback carpsucker. I have heard that term in bars before but didn't know it was a fish.
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#1560407 - 10/17/09 10:57 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: bowriter]
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#1560515 - 10/17/09 12:32 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: rsimms]
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#1560719 - 10/17/09 03:35 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: spitndrum]
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I shoulda weighed the eel we caught on Kentucky Lake last year. Didn't even think about it.
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#1560977 - 10/17/09 06:55 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: TX300mag]
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#1574012 - 10/24/09 11:42 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: Bertman]
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#1592706 - 11/02/09 10:29 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: rsimms]
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#1650714 - 12/02/09 11:43 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: Bertman]
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Bow fishing should be oulawed!
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#1650741 - 12/03/09 03:56 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: bobberman]
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 Originally Posted By: bobberman
Bow fishing should be oulawed!

so should trolling \:D
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#1693551 - 12/28/09 01:51 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: Bertman]
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#1695296 - 12/29/09 01:28 PM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: mike243]
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
 Originally Posted By: bobberman
Bow fishing should be oulawed!

so should trolling \:D


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#1700534 - 01/01/10 07:02 AM Re: Two New Fishing Records Confirmed by TWRA [Re: Coach]
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