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#464034 - 02/14/17 04:26 PM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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ESSUP . Ill try that soon at last light and try to film it for you .
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#469964 - 04/20/17 09:39 AM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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I haven't posted in awhile.

We are in a drought here, the pond is pretty low and the artesian well has stopped flowing. One good rain should get it flowing back again. I hope we get one soon, don't want the pond to get super hot while its this low.

I stalked the feeder at set time in hopes to pick off the one last grass carp in the pond. I saw it briefly but it sure has gotten spooky.

While I was posted up I saw a flounder swim by the feeder , saw a tarpon roll on a feeding fish or minnow. I saw a couple snook prowling around the base of the feeder post looking for an easy meal.

I also saw something swiping in at small fish feeding on pellets but it was so fast a literally could not see what it was. My suspicion it could be one of those snapper.

If you recall I hooked a snook in the eye ball awhile back, I call it ole one eye. I saw it come up into very shallow water and boy does it look bad. It was emaciated and has missing scales and doesn't look healthy at all. I guess the way snook stalk pry having one eye is a real disadvantage. It is a real shame. I think it will end up dying here soon.

I will (try to) set the go pro at the feeder base this weekend and see if I can get some under water action.
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#469988 - 04/20/17 02:16 PM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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We need pictures......and video!!!
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#469996 - 04/20/17 05:31 PM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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its hard to hide behind a bush and stalk stupid grass carp and take pictures at the same time....LOL
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#470097 - 04/21/17 04:17 PM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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You must become the bush, Bobby.
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#472461 - 05/22/17 09:08 AM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Took a buddy to the pond Saturday to fish and we got four of these things, here is a pic of two of them. They look really healthy. They seem to be hammering the CNBG and TP. Finally got a little rain, hope keeps raining for awhile.

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#472464 - 05/22/17 09:23 AM Re: EURYHALINE POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Nice snook. Those always remind me of the bonefish we see in schools in shallow water in the Caribbean.
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#480846 - 10/09/17 09:26 AM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Friday was my birthday so I decided to go to the pond after work and catch the dusk bite. Caught a couple of these things;;;;;

jump several times, it was really cool

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#482309 - 11/07/17 09:04 AM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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They are getting fatter! More pond Snook after work last Friday. They sure do like dead shrimp right on the bottom, I got two of them. I was alone so you get my best effort of a "snook Selfie"
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#482317 - 11/07/17 10:32 AM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Great work and effort of utilizing some out-of-the-box fish in your pond!
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#482331 - 11/07/17 06:48 PM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Awesome! That is way cool!
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#482343 - 11/07/17 11:35 PM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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Nice to see you check in with the Snook progress Bobby.

How is the flounder doing?
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#482347 - 11/08/17 08:31 AM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: RER]
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It looks like the snook are filling out nicely... Well done!
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#482348 - 11/08/17 09:02 AM Re: POND UPDATE [Re: snrub]
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Originally Posted By: snrub
Nice to see you check in with the Snook progress Bobby.

How is the flounder doing?


All I can catch is snook as of late. I have seen a tarpon feeding , saw a flounder swim by the feeder awhile back. But the snook are feeding heavily and I cant get past them. After landing one or two the fish seem to scatter away.

That last snook did take drag all the way out to the middle of the pond before he tired out. That one is starting to get some girth. They are like walleye, don't get girth until they get a certain length.
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