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Posted: May 26, 2018 - 04:29 pm


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Looking for fossils of a different variety today. I couldn't turn down an invitation to go fishing for my first ever longnose gar, a primitive fish whose relatives have been around since the Jurassic. Mission successful!!! Caught 2 and had plenty of other hits, but they're tough to hook with their bony snouts. Caught 6 other species (pumpkinseed, brown bullhead, rock bass, smallmouth, logperch & fallfish)all within a 5 minute walk and saw 2 additional species, greater and shorthead redhorse that just did not want to play. This is what a fishing trip should be like!

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Posted: May 26, 2018 - 05:03 pm


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Very nice fish. Caught many of those up in honey harbor. Good job.

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Posted: May 26, 2018 - 05:38 pm


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That's a beautiful looking gar!! What a look on those fish! Congrats

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Posted: May 26, 2018 - 07:05 pm


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Nice gar ! Itís been along time since Iíve targeted them sure are challenging to hook.

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Posted: May 26, 2018 - 09:35 pm


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Great day! I have not hooked a gar in some years, but intend to chase them again

very cool looking fish

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Posted: May 27, 2018 - 09:13 pm


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If you are into fly fishing at all, look up rope flies for gar. The flies are made from strands of nylon rope and they tangle in the teeth when the gar hits, no need for a hook. They are truly amazing fish. If you have ever wondered why gar come up to the surface and take a gulp, they are actually breathing air by gulping it down into their swim bladder and absorbing the oxygen.

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Posted: May 28, 2018 - 07:52 am


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Well done.. Beautiful fish..

Very cool and prehistoric looking..

Seen them swimming around once and freaked me out.. LOL

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Posted: May 28, 2018 - 02:35 pm


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Sounds like a great day, beautiful gar

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