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#10744277 - 04/03/15 07:55 PM POC 4/3/15
A draper Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/03/07
Posts: 583
Loc: Lufkin, TX
I had an odd morning in POC. I drove over from the inlaws in Victoria and arrived about 7 am to wind, low clouds and a spit of rain. Finally got on the water about 8 am. The wind was not as bad as I had anticipated. Sheaphead were crazy at the jetty. A fish every cast but not many other species.

I fished a couple hours before heading in. I cleaned fished, cleaned the boat, and then promptly dropped truck keys carrying stuff to the truck. They fell perfectly through a 4" square hole in the dock. Splash. This key rig had everything on it. Truck, car, camper, work, gun cabinet, boat trailer tongue lock, you name it. So I emptied my pockets, lowered the boat back down, and hopped in. At the stern of the boat, depth was just over 6'. I know because I'm exactly 6'. Where the keys went in was right at chin deep. I took off my shoes and used my feet. After finding a bunch of old oyster shells and unidentified flotsam.......I found them! The remote unlock even still works for now. I may have burned up all my luck for the year but it was some nasty water being < 50 yd from about a half dozen cleaning stations.

#10744985 - 04/04/15 09:01 AM Re: POC 4/3/15 [Re: A draper]
jwatts77 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/03/06
Posts: 3156
Loc: Texas

#10745053 - 04/04/15 09:38 AM Re: POC 4/3/15 [Re: A draper]
Curt0407 Online   content
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Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 5504
Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
Should have grabbed a lottery ticket after that. Glad to see you got the keys back.

#10757025 - 04/09/15 04:59 PM Re: POC 4/3/15 [Re: A draper]
outdoorsman916 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/23/14
Posts: 519
Loc: Stafford Tx
Good thing you found them and they didn't get carried out with the current.

#10778799 - 04/19/15 08:36 AM Re: POC 4/3/15 [Re: A draper]
bigdtbone Offline

Registered: 06/17/12
Posts: 271
Loc: may texas
Was the water cold ? eek


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