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#11258029 - 12/02/15 10:45 AM SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season
TxSpec Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/28/14
Posts: 38
SETX will begin it's 2015-2016 season on Lake Sam Rayburn this Saturday. Weigh-in will be at Umphrey pavilion beginning around 3:00 pm. Come out and support your local high schools and kids. We are expecting record crowds and teams. The high school record for largest tournament in the country (376 teams) is definitely in jeopardy. Come by and check it out!

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#11259997 - 12/03/15 11:10 AM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
LukeMcFarlane Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/23/11
Posts: 374
WOW if it beats the record that is awesome and scary at the same time. When you add that many boats to normal lake traffic it has to get dangerous at some point. It may be time to look at breaking into more divisions. I know everyone will say nothing has happened but why wait until something does. That is awesome that many kids are getting involved and getting to fish and learn.

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#11260161 - 12/03/15 12:20 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
Clark Reehm Online   content
Angler

Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 435
Loc: East Texas
And the best part is the weather looks like it is gonna be good this year for that first event. Last year it was NASTY!!!
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#11260229 - 12/03/15 12:42 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: LukeMcFarlane]
WillieKetchum Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 547
Loc: Huntsville, TX
Originally Posted By: LukeMcFarlane
WOW if it beats the record that is awesome and scary at the same time. When you add that many boats to normal lake traffic it has to get dangerous at some point. It may be time to look at breaking into more divisions. I know everyone will say nothing has happened but why wait until something does. That is awesome that many kids are getting involved and getting to fish and learn.


Dude, it's Rayburn. There's 114,000 acres for us to fish with no worries of having to run in boat lanes or many hazards to avoid. I think it can handle 400 teams.

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#11260238 - 12/03/15 12:46 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: WillieKetchum]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: WillieKetchum
Originally Posted By: LukeMcFarlane
WOW if it beats the record that is awesome and scary at the same time. When you add that many boats to normal lake traffic it has to get dangerous at some point. It may be time to look at breaking into more divisions. I know everyone will say nothing has happened but why wait until something does. That is awesome that many kids are getting involved and getting to fish and learn.


Dude, it's Rayburn. There's 114,000 acres for us to fish with no worries of having to run in boat lanes or many hazards to avoid. I think it can handle 400 teams.


Honestly the Public boat ramp can handle 400 teams alone.

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#11260337 - 12/03/15 01:15 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
LukeMcFarlane Offline
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Registered: 09/23/11
Posts: 374
I wasn't worried about the ramps since they can trailer. But you are right I guess it wont be any worse than the big bass splash.

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#11260345 - 12/03/15 01:18 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3500
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Well it is December, and the lake us usually very light on boat traffic this time of year.

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#11260379 - 12/03/15 01:34 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
Troutnout Offline
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Registered: 05/31/14
Posts: 283
Seen a spot on the news that said tournament already had over 450 teams entered......
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#11260408 - 12/03/15 01:46 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 5851
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
Platinum picked a heck of a weekend to host an event...

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#11260428 - 12/03/15 01:53 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
LukeMcFarlane Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/23/11
Posts: 374
WOW thats awesome a lot of kids learning and having a good time

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#11260442 - 12/03/15 01:57 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
LukeMcFarlane Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/23/11
Posts: 374
Yeah that would not be fun to pay a 1000 entry and have that many boats fishing another tournament at the same time.

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#11260444 - 12/03/15 01:58 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: Jaret Latta]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Platinum picked a heck of a weekend to host an event...


Agreed!! or vis versa.

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#11260447 - 12/03/15 02:02 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
shotgunwilly Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/08
Posts: 686
Originally Posted By: Andrew Y'Barbo
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
Platinum picked a heck of a weekend to host an event...


Agreed!! or vis versa.


It will be nothing compared to just a typical spring or summer weekend out there.

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#11260552 - 12/03/15 02:56 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: LukeMcFarlane]
WillieKetchum Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 547
Loc: Huntsville, TX
Originally Posted By: LukeMcFarlane
Yeah that would not be fun to pay a 1000 entry and have that many boats fishing another tournament at the same time.


You have a real positive outlook on life it appears.

Again, it's 114,000 acres. The two weigh in locations are about 20 miles apart on separate ends of the lake.

Like someone said above, it'll be about like a usual nice spring day on Rayburn. Everything is what you make it. These kids are there to have a good time, and it's up to the captain to use his head and take care of these kids. The weather is going to be sunny and hopefully not much wind....sounds like a a great day to catch a bunch of fish!

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#11260677 - 12/03/15 03:53 PM Re: SETX High School Fishing Association set to begin season [Re: TxSpec]
BMCD Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3500
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Of that 114, 000, what percentage fishes the north 40k?
Not a big deal in December, the ones in the spring can make for fun if they continue to grow larger.

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