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#11164651 - 10/14/15 05:24 PM Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: Garland, TX
Spent a fun relaxing weekend with Jos and friends, Captain Larry Lawley and his wife Marilyn. Great food, conversation, weather, scenery... and of course, fishing!

Here are a few of the variety of sunfish we caught at Athens, Purtis and Bluegill cabins where we stayed...

























If any of you are interested in the scenic, dining and lodging part of this trip, I'll be doing a video on Vimeo later this week. Strongly recommend Bluegill Cabins for lodging in this area!
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#11164854 - 10/14/15 06:08 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: Garland, TX
Oops, almost forgot... Little sunnies put some of these guys on our lines, too!



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#11165969 - 10/15/15 07:40 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
coolphotos It just don't get any better! Living the dream! rockon




Side Note: You and your wife have caught some AWESOME fish this year! Keep em coming! coolio
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#11167264 - 10/15/15 05:01 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: banker-always fishing]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
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Loc: Garland, TX
Thanks, man! Yep, it's been a pretty good year. No monster blues or bowfin, but plenty of nice fish. Glad you like the pics. If you are interested, here is the video of the three locations... https://vimeo.com/142461478
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#11167265 - 10/15/15 05:01 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Those are some beautiful fish! Thanks for the post! thumb

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#11167278 - 10/15/15 05:09 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Great Pics!
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#11167414 - 10/15/15 06:31 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Great job on the video. Love it! I got to give those cabins a try. thumb
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#11168206 - 10/16/15 08:55 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 1693
Loc: Austin
Great fish!!! Looks as if these lakes are plenty healthy and wow what colors on those fish...good job
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#11168394 - 10/16/15 10:27 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
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Loc: Garland, TX
Thanks a lot, guys! It makes posting worthwhile when others enjoy...
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#11169632 - 10/17/15 08:18 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
One very good post. Thanks for sharing.

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#11169791 - 10/17/15 10:32 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
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Thanks, again, guys... and you're very welcome!
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#11171370 - 10/18/15 05:05 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11131
Loc: San Antonio TX
Awesome post! Thanks for sharing. woot

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#11171759 - 10/18/15 08:22 PM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
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Loc: Garland, TX
Thanks Laker!
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#11172736 - 10/19/15 11:35 AM Re: Beautiful Weekend at Lake Athens and Purtis Creek [Re: highcountry]
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Registered: 01/18/15
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Great table fare...nice and crunchy is hard to beat! food

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