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#11168484 - 10/16/15 11:10 AM Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 992
Loc: McKinney, TX
Had a beautiful weekend to be on the water. We launched at 428 since the park at 380 was closed. Paddled North for a few miles. Came across a few log jams, but nothing we couldn't paddle through. The bass fishing was on fire. A lot of little guys, but if you could get your bait down deep, the bigger fish were down there. Only came across 2 snakes, normally see a LOT more. Great paddle and as you see, my girl was tuckered out!!

Kayak launch at 428. The stairs at this location are not as steep. Although a little muddy at water level, this was a nice launch.









The mud in some locations was deep. I eventually sunk to my knee until I eventually had to lay my paddle down for support to get out. Tried using just my hands and sunk to my elbow. My daughter was laughing the whole time!!











She is pooped out!!

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#11168525 - 10/16/15 11:41 AM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
LSM Offline
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Registered: 07/29/15
Posts: 221
Making memories. Great stuff! Blink your eyes, and there grown and gone.


Edited by LSM (10/16/15 11:42 AM)

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#11168535 - 10/16/15 11:47 AM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
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Good stuff there.
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#11168568 - 10/16/15 12:09 PM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: LSM]
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
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Originally Posted By: LSM
Making memories. Great stuff! Blink your eyes, and there grown and gone.


You are so right!! Lucky for me I have 3 more small ones I am beginning to make new memories with. However, my daughter was my first and my best fishing partner!!

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#11168700 - 10/16/15 01:47 PM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
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Registered: 02/14/11
Posts: 1163
Loc: Allen, Texas 75002
That's awesome. I only hope my daughter will want to do something like this with me one day. I still have a few years to go as she's 4.
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#11169011 - 10/16/15 04:56 PM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
Stripedguy Offline
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Registered: 03/06/09
Posts: 1452
Loc: Melissa, TX
Way to go man. Looks like a blast!
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#11169403 - 10/16/15 11:04 PM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
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Yes Sir! It just don't get any better! Lifetime Memory! fish
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#11169476 - 10/17/15 03:24 AM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
Fooshman Offline
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#11174347 - 10/20/15 09:00 AM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
Fish ZoMbiE Offline
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Registered: 03/25/09
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Some of my fondest memories r fishing with family. Way to b dad cheers
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#11174361 - 10/20/15 09:04 AM Re: Took My Daughter on the Elm Fork Greenbelt [Re: JJ4MEL]
Jerry Hamon Offline
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Registered: 12/31/06
Posts: 7333
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Great job, Dad!
Thanks for the great report and pics!

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