Since I sold my bass boat and got a pontoon I haven't been able to join the boat shows because I don't have a trolling motor. I pass them up because I don't want to disturb their fish and upset anyone. Especially anyone on a guide boat who is paying. The only exception is one day I was able to drift in on Texoma. I idled around and shut off my engine up current about 150-200 yds and drifted in. One of the guides said,"hey, you went through a lot of trouble just to fish here didn't you?" As if he didn't appreciate my effort not to run my big motor near them. I responded, "Just trying to be courteous....._ss".
Most will appreciate you showing a little courtesy and effort to do the right thing. But you will get cussed eventually. All you can do is your best.
RC Fisherman said it right. It's amazing how people act out there sometimes.
If it ain't yours don't mess with it!
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