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#11403499 - 02/09/16 03:20 PM How far will you go?
Superslab Offline
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Registered: 02/28/15
Posts: 128
Loc: Frisco, TX
On a larger body of water how far will you travel (distance) on a typical day fishing? Please note if you are paddling or pedaling.

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#11403513 - 02/09/16 03:25 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
HeavyLead Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/18/14
Posts: 1006
Loc: Rowlett, Texas
It's not uncommon for me to do 3 to 4 miles fishing all day on a big lake. Seems like it's usually a mile just to get to my first fishing spot from the launch. Then you have to come back. I paddle a Cuda 12.

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#11403536 - 02/09/16 03:33 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
Superslab Offline
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Registered: 02/28/15
Posts: 128
Loc: Frisco, TX
3 to 4 miles seemed to be be my average as well when I used my old Pescador 12.

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#11403607 - 02/09/16 04:00 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
christian myrick Offline
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Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 3137
Loc: little elm
Ive done over 20 in a day going to the offshore rigs and well in to the teens on texoma. 5 or so on a catfish day.
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#11403979 - 02/09/16 07:02 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
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Loc: Benbrook, TX
I seem to average about 5-7 miles a trip when I go to a lake. That's mainly because I like adventuring though.
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#11403987 - 02/09/16 07:05 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
Jim Ford Online   content
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Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 1463
Loc: Texas
I have a lot of 6 and 7 mile days in the marsh. Now that I have a Soloskiff I can access spots much greater distances from the launch. I'm not sure how much farther I will range, but I do know that I won't worry about the wind being too tough to paddle back against in the afternoon now. I think I'm really gonna like this boat.

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#11403990 - 02/09/16 07:08 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
Rhino68W Offline
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Registered: 11/06/14
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Loc: Benbrook, TX
I also use Google maps to see approximately how far I went. Just find your start point, right click, then click measure distance. At that point begin left clinking your trip route and it will add it all together.
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#11404140 - 02/09/16 08:06 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
minnowstalker Offline
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Registered: 03/08/13
Posts: 109
Loc: Mckinney,Texas
The mil gps app is really well full in charting your distance and areas

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#11404325 - 02/09/16 09:06 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
pelican Offline
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Registered: 08/27/11
Posts: 2482
Loc: Grapevine
3 to 7 miles, paddle.
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#11404780 - 02/10/16 07:23 AM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
APynckel Offline
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Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 563
Loc: Tx
Went 10 miles recently in galveston east bay, pedaling.

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#11404994 - 02/10/16 09:09 AM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
JailFisherman Offline
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Registered: 07/29/09
Posts: 1744
Loc: Lubbock
Most I've done in a day was 12-13 on alan henry in my santa cruz raptor. I probably average 3-5 on a normal day
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#11405153 - 02/10/16 10:19 AM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 1116
Loc: Celina/Prosper, TX
3-5 paddle unless I am on a river. Average on a river is 7-10 if I am fishing.

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#11406357 - 02/10/16 07:45 PM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
Terek Offline
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Registered: 07/22/07
Posts: 173
I do not know how big Benbrook is but I did peddle all around it in one day.

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#11407648 - 02/11/16 11:23 AM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Superslab]
JHBoat Offline
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Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 57
Loc: New Braunfels, Texas
Paddle
River trips about 8-10 miles/day depending on the flow.
Lake/Bay trips about 4-6 miles (2-3 one way)
Offshore sometimes 10+, depends on the destination and activity

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#11407703 - 02/11/16 11:43 AM Re: How far will you go? [Re: Terek]
Rhino68W Offline
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Registered: 11/06/14
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Loc: Benbrook, TX
Originally Posted By: Terek
I do not know how big Benbrook is but I did peddle all around it in one day.

Roughly 8 1/2 miles if you did this route. Very easy to do in a pedal kayak.
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