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#3259343 - 06/01/13 03:59 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: Rackseeker]
gil1
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I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!
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#3261094 - 06/04/13 07:04 AM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: gil1]
showmehorns
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 Originally Posted By: gil1
I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!


gil, the hog is an excellent hunting resource, but I don't want it on my property. I do see what your saying, but the truth is, regardless if the carp is fun to catch on rod and reel, they are a destructive, invasive species that cause lots of problems for our native fish, wildlife and plants.
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#3261223 - 06/04/13 09:53 AM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: showmehorns]
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Good deal, looks like fun!
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#3261705 - 06/04/13 09:42 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: Winchester]
rukiddin?
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Thats good times!! Kill'em all. I wish they would invent a poison that would only kill a common carp......Ecosystem would thank you....
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#3261723 - 06/04/13 10:04 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: Rackseeker]
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#3261938 - 06/05/13 10:41 AM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: Rackseeker]
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My old dog would think he died and went to heaven if he could roll in those for an afternoon!
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#3261983 - 06/05/13 12:01 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: showmehorns]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: showmehorns
 Originally Posted By: gil1
I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!


gil, the hog is an excellent hunting resource, but I don't want it on my property. I do see what your saying, but the truth is, regardless if the carp is fun to catch on rod and reel, they are a destructive, invasive species that cause lots of problems for our native fish, wildlife and plants.


I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Would you rather catch (not eat) a big fish on a fly rod that is phenomenally smart and spooky and picky and will rip your shoulder off or a smaller fish like a bass or bluegill that is much easier to catch and puts up a relatively weak fight?

I like catching them all, but for me, carp are just more challenging and more fun to catch. It would be a shame to skewer 200 largemouth or smallies and chunk them on the bank but no better or worse than wasting a phenomenal resource like carp.
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#3262020 - 06/05/13 12:59 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: gil1]
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 Originally Posted By: gil1
 Originally Posted By: showmehorns
 Originally Posted By: gil1
I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!


gil, the hog is an excellent hunting resource, but I don't want it on my property. I do see what your saying, but the truth is, regardless if the carp is fun to catch on rod and reel, they are a destructive, invasive species that cause lots of problems for our native fish, wildlife and plants.


I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Would you rather catch (not eat) a big fish on a fly rod that is phenomenally smart and spooky and picky and will rip your shoulder off or a smaller fish like a bass or bluegill that is much easier to catch and puts up a relatively weak fight?

I like catching them all, but for me, carp are just more challenging and more fun to catch. It would be a shame to skewer 200 largemouth or smallies and chunk them on the bank but no better or worse than wasting a phenomenal resource like carp.


I think "Phenomenal resource" might be pushing it a little!!! ;\)

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#3262074 - 06/05/13 02:10 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: Winchester]
gil1
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
 Originally Posted By: gil1
 Originally Posted By: showmehorns
 Originally Posted By: gil1
I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!


gil, the hog is an excellent hunting resource, but I don't want it on my property. I do see what your saying, but the truth is, regardless if the carp is fun to catch on rod and reel, they are a destructive, invasive species that cause lots of problems for our native fish, wildlife and plants.


I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Would you rather catch (not eat) a big fish on a fly rod that is phenomenally smart and spooky and picky and will rip your shoulder off or a smaller fish like a bass or bluegill that is much easier to catch and puts up a relatively weak fight?

I like catching them all, but for me, carp are just more challenging and more fun to catch. It would be a shame to skewer 200 largemouth or smallies and chunk them on the bank but no better or worse than wasting a phenomenal resource like carp.


I think "Phenomenal resource" might be pushing it a little!!! ;\)


In a different way, it's a "phenom"enal resource. Despite the bowfishing carnage, it's still the gift that keeps on giving. We don't even have to stock them. I hope the resource can keep on keepin' on.
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#3262078 - 06/05/13 02:20 PM Re: 200+ on Guntersville [Re: showmehorns]
catman529
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Registered: 11/10/10
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 Originally Posted By: showmehorns
 Originally Posted By: gil1
I'm not dissin' bowfishing (I do it myself), but I wish there was a better way. To kill such a grand fishing resource and chunk it is such a waste.

But I'm impressed with your results - helluva day (or night)!


gil, the hog is an excellent hunting resource, but I don't want it on my property. I do see what your saying, but the truth is, regardless if the carp is fun to catch on rod and reel, they are a destructive, invasive species that cause lots of problems for our native fish, wildlife and plants.
what damage do common carp do here? And buffalo are native, I bet you shot equally as many of those. I'd like to get a bow fishing rig and shoot a few myself, but have more respect for what you kill. 200 fish sounds like a great night though! Glad you don't fish my waters. I enjoy the carp picking up a bait and running drag off my reel too much to have people shoot em in my fishing holes.
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