collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: 2024 bow fishing  (Read 1989 times)

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
2024 bow fishing
« on: May 05, 2024, 08:56:27 AM »
Figured I'd post a few pics from the weekend. Not the best conditions but we shot a few fish!

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2024, 08:57:32 AM »
More

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2024, 08:58:21 AM »
More

Offline GWP

  • Forum Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+23)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 1524
  • Location: Big Sandy-By Westport
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2024, 09:50:21 AM »
I miss bowfishing The Potholes! Probably won’t get over there again though.
I decided to try cooking up a Carp and found they are quite good eating and take smoke well. Been eating them since until we moved and I stopped going over there.
Pressure cooking after brining and before smoking to eliminate (they dissolve) the ‘Y’ bones is key unless you like eating around them.
The ones in Lake Wa are Not recommended for eating because of the pollution on the bottom of the lake.
Cuterebra are NOT cute!

Offline snake

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2015
  • Posts: 763
  • Location: Washington
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2024, 05:52:53 PM »
nice. if you're around Moses Lake I could use a few carp if you have any extra

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2024, 09:00:53 AM »
Few more

Offline Special T

  • Truth the new Hate Speech.
  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+13)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2009
  • Posts: 24856
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • Make it Rain!
    • Silver Arrow Bowmen
    • Silver Arrow Bowmen
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2024, 10:15:21 AM »
Several years back Silver Arrow Bowmen went over and shot a bunch. One guy deep fried chunks like catfish. Were pretty good, not high table fair but not bad like everyone claims. I think they taste better coming out of cold water than the summer fish
In archery we have something like the way of the superior man. When the archer misses the center of the target, he turns round and seeks for the cause of his failure in himself. 

Confucius

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2024, 04:34:22 PM »
I've never actually ate them but I've heard good things if they're prepared right. Also smoked I guess.

Offline Rainier10

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 14843
  • Location: Over the edge
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2024, 04:58:41 PM »
Is the spawn on?
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


The views and opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of HuntWa or the site owner.

Offline Jake Dogfish

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2017
  • Posts: 3405
  • Location: Des Moines
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2024, 05:16:46 PM »
Nice size! :tup:
Environmentalist Fundamentalist

Offline Special T

  • Truth the new Hate Speech.
  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+13)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2009
  • Posts: 24856
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • Make it Rain!
    • Silver Arrow Bowmen
    • Silver Arrow Bowmen
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2024, 08:10:32 PM »
Is the spawn on?
The spawn is normally around the summer equinox
In archery we have something like the way of the superior man. When the archer misses the center of the target, he turns round and seeks for the cause of his failure in himself. 

Confucius

Offline Caveman123

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2020
  • Posts: 93
  • Location: Ellensburg
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2024, 08:24:34 PM »
Is the spawn on?
There was some spawning around the 11th cold weather and wind shut it down for the weekend of the 18th. Could be on again tomorrow.

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2024, 09:10:37 PM »
They were spawning like crazy where we shot those big ones! My buddy actually got a double cuz they were in a giant orgy ball.

Offline erk444

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2010
  • Posts: 1230
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2024, 09:13:16 PM »
Then the next day there was nothing. We didn't know if it was because we shot a bunch the day before or the spawn just stopped. We've hit the spawn before but this was incredible. Literally carp swimming everywhere

Offline HntnFsh

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 5669
  • Location: Toledo
Re: 2024 bow fishing
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 2024, 08:41:25 AM »
Looks like fun!
Against my better judgement I tried some smoked, canned carp from over that way several years ago. I was very pleasantly surprised at how good it was!

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Idaho Special Permits (deer, elk, antelope) by andrew_in_idaho
[Today at 04:57:08 PM]


Muzzy tag exchange for multi season tag by muleyslayer
[Today at 04:38:57 PM]


Ryderwood Cow Tag by ducks4days
[Today at 04:38:49 PM]


Vortex quick release by Wingin it
[Today at 04:36:03 PM]


Henry’s Lake, Id. by bigdave
[Today at 04:20:34 PM]


COUGAR COMMENT TIME by Rigby416
[Today at 04:09:40 PM]


Summer Salmon by pickardjw
[Today at 03:45:07 PM]


Refurbished cams by bustedoldman
[Today at 03:21:58 PM]


Area 11 Opener Next Week? by Angus
[Today at 03:07:57 PM]


Anybody getting after it. 2024 trail cams. by Mfowl
[Today at 01:21:22 PM]


Skokomish Archery Deer 11/1-13 by Sundance
[Today at 01:16:28 PM]


Father’s Day scouting by Taco280AI
[Today at 12:59:15 PM]


WY deer and antelope posted by dilleytech
[Today at 11:31:47 AM]


Bow Shop near Chelan to tune a Mathews by mmullins
[Today at 10:43:01 AM]


Pure 14x52 by time2hunt
[Today at 07:31:21 AM]


LABRADOR RETRIEVER PUPPIES FOR SALE - MAKE THAT 1 MALE LEFT! by Tball77
[Today at 06:08:21 AM]


History with Hunt-WA by muleyslayer
[Today at 05:03:48 AM]


Koro Traps distributor by Frank The Tank
[Yesterday at 11:17:07 PM]


Taneum Elk Hunt by jstone
[Yesterday at 08:24:52 PM]


BC Mtn Goat Recommendations by Britt-dog
[Yesterday at 08:20:37 PM]

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2024, SimplePortal