Tampier on Form

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Tampier on Form

Postby Wolfnight » Oct Thu 24, 2019 8:51 am

Fished Tampier for 4 hours yesterday on the peninsula off the concrete slabs into the deep water. Wind 10mph SW direct in my face. Water temps 52 degrees. Fished long pole and European Night-crawlers. Caught 12 carp (biggest 5lb), 3 channel catfish (biggest 2lb), 3 white bass and 1 largemouth (just over 1lb). All caught and released. Total weight 17 kilo (37 1/2 lbs in old money). One of my best days of the year on this challenging lake. Tight lines all.
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Re: Tampier on Form

Postby ccorso » Oct Thu 24, 2019 9:51 am

Wow, nice multi species outing! I kind of wish you would've kept the carp though...
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Re: Tampier on Form

Postby philkol123 » Oct Thu 24, 2019 10:57 am

Great outing on a notoriously awful lake!
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Re: Tampier on Form

Postby czambole » Oct Fri 25, 2019 7:39 am

I've Fished Tampier for 30 years. Just an awful lake to fish, with such giant fish swimming in there. I've caught some descent bass over the years, and 2 walleye, but the shad population has those fish lockjawed. Carp and catfish are in there, along with a population of 8+ pound largemouth, 40 inch pike, and a walleye population that the county/state uses for its stocking program. Chris
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Re: Tampier on Form

Postby jonny2can » Oct Fri 25, 2019 3:48 pm

Nice glad to see you got a pic posted!
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