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#11159035 - 10/12/15 10:25 AM Tales from Basschamps on the Red River
Champion1 Offline
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Registered: 09/20/03
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas, One Nation U...
We locked down first day to Pool 4 wow what a ride that was. We all know who has the fastest boat on the river now after that. And yes Chad it has a black motor. Anyway, we caught our 5 on frogs in the pads and shakey heads on the jetties. The fog delay killed our frog bite on Sunday as we only had about a 45 minute window when they would hit it in the morning for some reason. Couldnt get anything goin on the shakey and we zeroed on Sunday. Got caught out on the lock as they had changed the times and didnt tell everyone evidently. There were several of us in there that happened to. A bunch of very unhappy people sad to say. It was fun though and the weather cooperated wonderfully and we will back again next year.


Edited by Champion1 (10/12/15 10:39 AM)
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#11159051 - 10/12/15 10:28 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
mudd Offline
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So how many sandbars did everyone find?
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#11159112 - 10/12/15 11:02 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
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So what brand of boat was the fastest? Basscat?

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#11159137 - 10/12/15 11:16 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
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No we were in a Basscat and he went by us.
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#11159146 - 10/12/15 11:20 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
UTDmiller Offline
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Whats the story with that?
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#11159192 - 10/12/15 11:46 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: UTDmiller]
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Originally Posted By: UTDmiller
Whats the story with that?

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#11159214 - 10/12/15 11:57 AM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: 5X3Phoenix]
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Originally Posted By: chasinbass
Originally Posted By: UTDmiller
Whats the story with that?

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#11159314 - 10/12/15 12:53 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
Champion1 Offline
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Put it to you this way Fun N Sun sells them but its not a Skeeter. It was the only boat that passed my partners Puma in 5 days of running the river.


Edited by Champion1 (10/12/15 12:55 PM)
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#11159325 - 10/12/15 01:00 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
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Saturday 2 guys got thrown out of there Gambler. Each one of them flew out of the boat about 30 yards in the air. Apparently hit a wave and threw the boat sideways and out they went...


Edited by Rockie Martin (10/12/15 01:01 PM)
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#11159331 - 10/12/15 01:03 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
Rockie Martin Offline


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Getting out of the lock Saturday am with 60 or so boats was very very dangerous! Scared the [censored] out of me... Everyone trying to out run the other boats!
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#11159355 - 10/12/15 01:18 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Rockie Martin]
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Originally Posted By: Rockie Martin
Getting out of the lock Saturday am with 60 or so boats was very very dangerous! Scared the [censored] out of me... Everyone trying to out run the other boats!

Seems like an unnecessary accident waiting to happen.
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#11159372 - 10/12/15 01:30 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Rockie Martin]
UTDmiller Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rockie Martin
Getting out of the lock Saturday am with 60 or so boats was very very dangerous! Scared the [censored] out of me... Everyone trying to out run the other boats!


This seems to be normal though, everyone trying to be first.
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#11159406 - 10/12/15 01:47 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
bccougar Offline
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Registered: 06/11/08
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Originally Posted By: Champion1
Put it to you this way Fun N Sun sells them but its not a Skeeter. It was the only boat that passed my partners Puma in 5 days of running the river.

How fast is his Puma? I passed every Phoenix I saw in my Cougar FTD. Only guy that passed me was in a Puma FTD with a 300 Verado.
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#11159454 - 10/12/15 02:20 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
TIM CLINE Offline
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Registered: 12/12/03
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I passed every kind of boat in the event at one point or another! I did it in my ZX20 to. Went by them like they were sitting still that maybe because they were!


Edited by TIM CLINE (10/12/15 02:22 PM)

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#11159459 - 10/12/15 02:22 PM Re: Tales fron Basschamps on the Red River [Re: Champion1]
Brad Hardt Offline
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Tales from Champs , " I didn't catch fish but my boat is so fast that I should have".
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