Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby mhood » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:57 pm

Let's go back 35 years to the best fishing trip this old boy ever went on. This is Lake Texoma in Texas.
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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby SteveSchmelzle » Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:58 am

dig ya catch those "open water" trolling with big stick baits?

I love big water trolling for stripers. It's like trolling for walleye on Erie, but these walleye get big, and you know, pull back, lol.
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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby mhood » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:11 pm

SteveSchmelzle wrote:dig ya catch those "open water" trolling with big stick baits?

I love big water trolling for stripers. It's like trolling for walleye on Erie, but these walleye get big, and you know, pull back, lol.


Yep. :big grin:
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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby Obz » Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:27 pm

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Thought you guys might think this is cool. My first stergeon. Took 30min to reel in!
28" med power 4-8lb fenwick night hawk jig rod, pflueger 100 spinning reel, 6lb Berkley ice mono.

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby uljersey » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:09 am

Not me or anyone I know personally, but noteworthy just the same. 11 year old girl here in New Jersey pulls a 4 lb 19.5" black crappie through the ice the other day. That's a slab no matter what state you're in =D>

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby Tokugawa » Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:11 am

State record? That thing is enormous! :shock:

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby uljersey » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:17 pm

Tokugawa wrote:State record? That thing is enormous! :shock:


Doubt it. State record for a black crappie here is 4 lb 8 oz. According to her dad's Facebook post, hers was 4 lbs even.

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby spencerinstl » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:50 pm

uljersey wrote:
Tokugawa wrote:State record? That thing is enormous! :shock:


Doubt it. State record for a black crappie here is 4 lb 8 oz. According to her dad's Facebook post, hers was 4 lbs even.

Maybe not a record, but that would be a decent size for a bass let alone a crappie.
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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby Polkfish1 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:38 am

Suspect found along banks acting suspiciously
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I've had more success bank fishing the beds this year. Two things I'm trying. My shorter and visually more acute daughter spots them and tells me where to cast. The no drag set up with the DR 100 just takes one thing out of the equation for me. So, it's just set hook and to the races. What really simplifies is not messing around with a boat, trolling motor...

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby Kingofpool12 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:11 pm

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby hoohoorjoo » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:21 pm

Kingofpool12 wrote:Image

Dude, that's some fine eating! Pleasse say you kept it!
Try not to let your mind wander. It is much too small to be outside unsupervised.

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby Kingofpool12 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:33 pm

lol nope bro...but if i knew i was gonna catch as many as i did that day, i would have! :doh:

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Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Postby domthewon » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:32 pm

I guess this is why there called largemouth.
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