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#11370933 - 01/26/16 08:05 AM They're getting BRAVE!
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I've never seen the loons come this close up
Now I did have a 10" bass in my hand food roflmao





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#11370935 - 01/26/16 08:06 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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Or is just HUNGER???
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#11370976 - 01/26/16 08:22 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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They figure a boat that big prolly buys minners by the pound!!! roflmao

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#11371012 - 01/26/16 08:30 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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Last time I was at Fork that same loon grabbed a small crappie right as I was getting it to the surface. Wound up braking the line.

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#11371053 - 01/26/16 08:41 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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I hate those things. One followed me around on Pines last year for about two hours and dove to get my jigs and minnows every time I reeled up my rods. Get outta here stupid birds!

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#11371063 - 01/26/16 08:43 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: Slewfoot]
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Originally Posted By: Slewfoot
They figure a boat that big prolly buys minners by the pound!!! roflmao


It figured WRONG!
But it did chase the bass when I released it, was under quite a while, not sure if it scored a meal or not.
Figured if it had, it would have surfaced to swallow it hmmm
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#11371065 - 01/26/16 08:44 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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When we were at Pines a couple of weeks ago, I couldn't believe how social these birds were compared to the CC loons that I used to see. When we caught yellow bass, I felt like I was in the scene from Finding Nemo, when the gulls were like "mine, mine, mine."
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#11371071 - 01/26/16 08:47 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: Slewfoot]
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Originally Posted By: Slewfoot
They figure a boat that big prolly buys minners by the pound!!! roflmao


roflmao

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#11371079 - 01/26/16 08:50 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: Laner]
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Originally Posted By: Laner
When we were at Pines a couple of weeks ago, I couldn't believe how social these birds were compared to the CC loons that I used to see. When we caught yellow bass, I felt like I was in the scene from Finding Nemo, when the gulls were like "mine, mine, mine."


The Pelicans used to be very brave at Pines, but I've never seen Loons get this close!!!
People have probably been feeding them dead minners?????
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#11371166 - 01/26/16 09:17 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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They wanted a closer look at that pretty boat !!!

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#11371171 - 01/26/16 09:21 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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coolphotos Just wanted to have it's picture taken! Love those nature shots. thumb
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#11371233 - 01/26/16 09:43 AM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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I was fishing with my son a couple of weeks ago. We were putting a spankin on the bar fish. we had a loon come up and we started tossing a few his way. ended up feeding him 6 fish. It was funny watching him try to get them down.

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#11371606 - 01/26/16 12:19 PM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: tboxfish]
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That water is awfully clear for lake water???
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#11371611 - 01/26/16 12:20 PM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: medic911]
SK. Offline
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Originally Posted By: medic911
I was fishing with my son a couple of weeks ago. We were putting a spankin on the bar fish. we had a loon come up and we started tossing a few his way. ended up feeding him 6 fish. It was funny watching him try to get them down.

Well there ya go.....
That's what trains them a boat= food.....
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#11371760 - 01/26/16 01:39 PM Re: They're getting BRAVE! [Re: Laner]
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Originally Posted By: Laner
I felt like I was in the scene from Finding Nemo, when the gulls were like "mine, mine, mine."


roflmao
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