Bow Fishing Carp 2017

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  1. G Skinner

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    Season opened May 1 st ...but due to rain last weekend we were not able to get out . Until yesterday . The Lad from my local archery shop decided to join me . we had breakfast with my Mom (HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY ) Then we hit the river . First with the spears ,but we didn't see a single fish . So off to a familiar creek with the bows .The creek usually warms a little quicker ..... low and behold we each got one . DSCF6079.JPG DSCF6080.JPG
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    Looks like fun to me!
     
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    That does look like a good time with a bow.
     
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    Very nice! Nothing like sticking a fish with an arrow or stainless steel shaft from a spear gun. (y)(y)(y)
     
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  5. G Skinner

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    We do have fun with the arrows and are just getting into trying pole spears.....Spear guns are illegal in Ontario Canada .
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  6. G Skinner

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    7 or 8 more today ..... but I forgot the camera in the truck !
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  7. G Skinner

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    7 or 8 more each today ....... still not in to heavy spawning yet .
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    Very nice!!!!! What are you using to get them, is that a harpoon???
     
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  9. G Skinner

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    We are actually using bow and arrows ..... this is an older picture showing some of our equipment . Also we are experimenting with pole spears but have yet to succeed .
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    Out with the pole spears yesterday ... no fish to be found ? We rescinded today with 6 between 2 of us with the bows !
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    Looks like yall did well!
     
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    There are few things as fun as bowfishing. Spent more time and money doing it in my late teens and early 20's than I can remember. Hope to get back into it one of these days.
     
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    Hope to make Texas some day for Gator Gar !
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    DSCF6133.JPG DSCF6134.JPG DSCF6147.JPG Another 24 today ! Unfortunately Norms broke an arrow on his first shot and we didn't bring a spare ...... Oh well you'll have to use my spear . SOB winds up with 8 fish with the spear LOL ! Congrats Norms !
     
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    Nice haul!
     
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    15 plus more on Saturday .......... Glen DSCF6166.JPG DSCF6167.JPG
     

  17. G Skinner

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    Quick trip out today and 3 more ... sorry no pictures .
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    Where are you located? Bowfishing consumes me from March-September. I'm located in Kentucky. It's nothing to go out and shoot 50-300 fish a night.
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  19. G Skinner

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    Josh I'm located in Ontario Canada .... You Guys South of the Border have it so lucky . We can only shoot common carp , suckers and bowfin . And only from May to August , and totally illegal at night . Generally our carp grow to 25 -30 lbs (Tho most guys will say 50 plus ! ) Not huge like those Bigheads and Silvers you have . They are starting to invade the Great Lakes so there may be changes to our regs. in the not to distant future .
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    PS: That Oneida looks awesome !
     

  20. G Skinner

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    Today was pretty much our last kick at the can ...season closes tomorrow . BE WARNED FISH WERE HARMED IN THE TAKING OF THESE PICTURES ! LOL ! In the last picture James actually caught this one by hand ! We wound up 12 fish for 3 guys ...... See you all next year . DSCF6181.JPG DSCF6177.JPG DSCF6182.JPG DSCF6184.JPG
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