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Re: More HBG photos.
sprkplug #410288 05/05/15 08:57 PM
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Heck Pat, Charlie just likes to catch and eat fish! I hear he is making fish jerky! smile



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Originally Posted By: Pat Williamson
Originally Posted By: Bill D.
Kinda thought you would say that Sparkie.....I already have the potential of "mutt" pond. Wonder what would happen if I throw in one GSF...I already have one warmouth in there.

Better watch out Bill ole Stickem (Charlie) loves warmouth


...wish I could find some fingerling warmouth...oh well, I'll come across some sooner or later.


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Warmouth fingerlings can be found for sale at these two hatcheries:

http://www.southlandfisheries.com/html/warmouth.html

http://www.aquaculturestore.com/Warmouth.html


Men and fish are alike. They both get into trouble when they open their mouths.
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Originally Posted By: CJBS2003
Warmouth fingerlings can be found for sale at these two hatcheries:

http://www.southlandfisheries.com/html/warmouth.html

http://www.aquaculturestore.com/Warmouth.html



CJBS2003,
Thank you, for the information....now, lemme see if I can get them to SE Texas still alive...
Charlie


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Gage, with an eleven incher caught on Mothers Day. Body dynamics not quite as good on this one.





"Forget pounds and ounces, I'm figuring displacement!"

If we accept that: MBG(+)FGSF(=)HBG(F1)
And we surmise that: BG(>)HBG(F1) while GSF(<)HBG(F1)
Would it hold true that: HBG(F1)(+)AM500(x)q.d.(=)1.5lbGRWT?
PB answer: It depends.
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Originally Posted By: sprkplug
Gage, with an eleven incher caught on Mothers Day. Body dynamics not quite as good on this one.


A bit of jealousy talking? wink


I'm jealous!!!!!!

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Caught this guy today, an even nine inches and already over a pound. When I run the numbers, using a Wr chart for native bluegills, I get a relative weight of 174%. A new record for me.





"Forget pounds and ounces, I'm figuring displacement!"

If we accept that: MBG(+)FGSF(=)HBG(F1)
And we surmise that: BG(>)HBG(F1) while GSF(<)HBG(F1)
Would it hold true that: HBG(F1)(+)AM500(x)q.d.(=)1.5lbGRWT?
PB answer: It depends.
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sprkplug #411684 05/17/15 05:34 PM
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Nice fish Sparkie! I have never caught a 1 pound BG in a life of fishing. You are making it look routine!

Edit: I am curious. Do you have a harvest plan that you follow?

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No Bill, I really don't. Over the past six years, I've probably eaten 7-8 fish out of this pond. I struggle with the eventuality of harvest, where these fish are concerned.


"Forget pounds and ounces, I'm figuring displacement!"

If we accept that: MBG(+)FGSF(=)HBG(F1)
And we surmise that: BG(>)HBG(F1) while GSF(<)HBG(F1)
Would it hold true that: HBG(F1)(+)AM500(x)q.d.(=)1.5lbGRWT?
PB answer: It depends.
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Glad to hear you say that. Nice to know I am not the only one that would really struggle sticking a fillet knife into one of those beauties. I wonder how big they will be next summer and looking forward to the pics! smile



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Anyone who disses HBG needs to take a gander at this. Well done, T - that is one of the best conditioned sunfish I've seen to date, from anywhere.


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Keep them coming Tony. Another outstanding HBG.


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Very nice! cool



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Good gracious..I'm not sure if those pic's motivate me do to better or just bow my head and throw in the towel... blush

Great Fish!

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Even by Texas standards that's a monster! Good job

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Gorgeous coloration/markings on that fish. I'm color blind, but it appears the fins are edged with a yellow hue. Very nice.

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Originally Posted By: mnfish
Good gracious..I'm not sure if those pic's motivate me do to better or just bow my head and throw in the towel... blush

Great Fish!


Tell me about it, I kinda felt the same way. Then again, what do you expect from Maple Syrup raised HBG? Mutant fish - that's what.


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AWWWWE not I see it! Great call TJ. It's the syrup. Wild guess here, Spark is caramelizing his fish pellets with that homemade syrup of his and boosting the calorie intake per pellet consumed.

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...don't forget about the whispered incantations and wafting incense over the food before it hits the water. These should be called, Hybrid Occult Gills [HOG].


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Good grief; 174% Not sure I've ever seen that.


It's not about the fish. It's about the pond. Take care of the pond and the fish will be fine. PB subscriber since before it was in color.

Without a sense of urgency, Nothing ever gets done.

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Originally Posted By: teehjaeh57
...don't forget about the whispered incantations and wafting incense over the food before it hits the water.


Performed while completely nude....very important.

Feeding HBG is not for the faint of heart.

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"Forget pounds and ounces, I'm figuring displacement!"

If we accept that: MBG(+)FGSF(=)HBG(F1)
And we surmise that: BG(>)HBG(F1) while GSF(<)HBG(F1)
Would it hold true that: HBG(F1)(+)AM500(x)q.d.(=)1.5lbGRWT?
PB answer: It depends.
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WOW! That fish needs gastric bypass!!! Amazing.

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One from this evening. 9.5" and a tick over 19 ozs. Using the Wr chart intended for BG, gives me a figure of 165% I've measured several fish over 160%, a few over 165, and one over 170% so far this season. Crazy.







"Forget pounds and ounces, I'm figuring displacement!"

If we accept that: MBG(+)FGSF(=)HBG(F1)
And we surmise that: BG(>)HBG(F1) while GSF(<)HBG(F1)
Would it hold true that: HBG(F1)(+)AM500(x)q.d.(=)1.5lbGRWT?
PB answer: It depends.
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It looks as if its skin is about to rip its so fat....

You need to get one of those kasco water circulators and make those things excercise a little.

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Sparkie I think we may need a new Rw chart just for your guys! Maybe take the BG chart and multiply the weights by 2! smile



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