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#11457682 - 03/05/16 12:56 PM Hereís how it goes Nowadays:
hung-up101 Offline
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Registered: 08/21/09
Posts: 110
Loc: Earth
Hereís how it goes Nowadays:

You and your buddy decide to go fishing. Got your minners and hit the lake. You spot this Guy all tied up Jig fishing and catching lots of crappie, hummm.

So you ease over to take a peak. Heís catching some whoppers, Soo, You think maybe youíll drop your minners and see if you can catch some. Nope not a bite.

Well you think, letís move a little closer and drop another minner cause heís still catching big ole Crappie. So as you move a little closer, dang hang up. So while trying to get you hook loose you pull up half the natural brush, but by golly you saved that minner and hook. This doesnít seemed to be working so lets just move closer until weíre within casting distance of this guys Spot.

While you trying to figure out what he is jigging with you get hung up again and pull up some more brush, but donít bother to ask the Guy if he minds you fishing within 10 ft or arms reach of his boat.

You also donít bother to look at the utter disgust on the Jig fishermanís face because he hasnít said anything about your fishing etiquette and complete disregard for his privacy and invading his space.

So you keep on fishing with your minners, hanging up for the next couple of hours and havenít boated a single fish hoping that soon this guy will have had enough and leave.

So This Guy did, only after my limit.

Come on guys, Show some respect and keep your distance unless youíre invited to move closer or at least ask if someone minds.

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#11457898 - 03/05/16 04:40 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
MrRoachie Offline
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Loc: Troup,TX
Chunk an anchor and splash em.

They'll get the hint.
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#11457991 - 03/05/16 05:58 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
Fooshman Offline
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Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 1982
Loc: Black Dog, TX
Myself as well as half the population of Texas was up a certain river yesterday. On the way back to the lake we slowed to a crawl as two boats were tired up under a bridge jigging. I noticed another boat hauling butt up behind us that I don't think would have slowed if we weren't in the way. We pass under the bridge and the two boats that were tied up and this trailing boat seems to be trying to get into the boat with us. I don't think that boat enjoyed my rooster tail. jack


There was another guy that was spider rigging in said river while we were in a little cove running some jugs. Lots of boats going up and down the river. Most boats slowed to pass the spider rigging duo but one ugly skeeter with green power poles didn't even think about it.
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#11458089 - 03/05/16 06:57 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
bullcrappie Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 949
Loc: Gun Barrel City Tx. (Cedar Cre...
If you spend much time on the water on the highway the mall or even working retail or anywhere else for that matter you'll find people with no clue or courtesy, i just smile n think when they mess up the fishing by anchoring in or running thru a school of fish on the surface it just leaves more out there for my next fishung trip outing


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#11458169 - 03/05/16 07:38 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
Spiderman Offline
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3275
Loc: EAST TEXAS
It take allot of patience to fish especially in the Spring. Everybody wants to catch a fish and have "some level of knowledge" on how to do that...lol.

Also, Ski boats and Wake boats were even out in force today.
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#11458368 - 03/05/16 09:36 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
tboxfish Offline
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Registered: 12/08/07
Posts: 4936
Loc: A small blue spot on planet ea...
Originally Posted By: hung-up101
Hereís how it goes Nowadays:

You and your buddy decide to go fishing. Got your minners and hit the lake. You spot this Guy all tied up Jig fishing and catching lots of crappie, hummm.

So you ease over to take a peak. Heís catching some whoppers, Soo, You think maybe youíll drop your minners and see if you can catch some. Nope not a bite.

Well you think, letís move a little closer and drop another minner cause heís still catching big ole Crappie. So as you move a little closer, dang hang up. So while trying to get you hook loose you pull up half the natural brush, but by golly you saved that minner and hook. This doesnít seemed to be working so lets just move closer until weíre within casting distance of this guys Spot.

While you trying to figure out what he is jigging with you get hung up again and pull up some more brush, but donít bother to ask the Guy if he minds you fishing within 10 ft or arms reach of his boat.

You also donít bother to look at the utter disgust on the Jig fishermanís face because he hasnít said anything about your fishing etiquette and complete disregard for his privacy and invading his space.

So you keep on fishing with your minners, hanging up for the next couple of hours and havenít boated a single fish hoping that soon this guy will have had enough and leave.

So This Guy did, only after my limit.

Come on guys, Show some respect and keep your distance unless youíre invited to move closer or at least ask if someone minds.


Welcome to Lake Fork
And let's not forget the old fella that seems to think the launching Dock at 515 West is his private catfish fishing dock. The 1st time I used this ramp in my new boat, I pulled on the south side just as he reeled in to rebait his hook. I secured my boat and backed the trailer in. What I didn't notice is that he cast out right behind me!
Yup, that's right, I spent 20 minutes standing on the bracket of my power pole, cutting and pulling line out of my prop!!!
He has been there every evening that I've used that ramp since with lines out on both sides so that nobody can use the dock
I'll be paying a little visit to the SRA office on Monday to discuss this issue realmad
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#11458387 - 03/05/16 09:47 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
Slewfoot Offline
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2199
Loc: E Texas
Sounds like a great ramp to knock the mud off my boat paddle on!!! thumb

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#11458472 - 03/05/16 10:49 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
taff68 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 22
Loc: Fort Worth
had a guy last year literally park on top of my cork while fishing on a brush pile with his jon boat ( close enough i could have climed in the boat with him) . he told me if i didnt want that to happen then its my fault cause i cant afford a boat. my trolling motor on my stratos is worth more than his truck but that gives him a right to park on top of me..... hard to keep cool with morons like that out there.

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#11458480 - 03/05/16 10:55 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: tboxfish]
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Registered: 01/23/13
Posts: 5011
Loc: Grandview, TX
Originally Posted By: tboxfish
Originally Posted By: hung-up101
Hereís how it goes Nowadays:

You and your buddy decide to go fishing. Got your minners and hit the lake. You spot this Guy all tied up Jig fishing and catching lots of crappie, hummm.

So you ease over to take a peak. Heís catching some whoppers, Soo, You think maybe youíll drop your minners and see if you can catch some. Nope not a bite.

Well you think, letís move a little closer and drop another minner cause heís still catching big ole Crappie. So as you move a little closer, dang hang up. So while trying to get you hook loose you pull up half the natural brush, but by golly you saved that minner and hook. This doesnít seemed to be working so lets just move closer until weíre within casting distance of this guys Spot.

While you trying to figure out what he is jigging with you get hung up again and pull up some more brush, but donít bother to ask the Guy if he minds you fishing within 10 ft or arms reach of his boat.

You also donít bother to look at the utter disgust on the Jig fishermanís face because he hasnít said anything about your fishing etiquette and complete disregard for his privacy and invading his space.

So you keep on fishing with your minners, hanging up for the next couple of hours and havenít boated a single fish hoping that soon this guy will have had enough and leave.

So This Guy did, only after my limit.

Come on guys, Show some respect and keep your distance unless youíre invited to move closer or at least ask if someone minds.


Welcome to Lake Fork
And let's not forget the old fella that seems to think the launching Dock at 515 West is his private catfish fishing dock. The 1st time I used this ramp in my new boat, I pulled on the south side just as he reeled in to rebait his hook. I secured my boat and backed the trailer in. What I didn't notice is that he cast out right behind me!
Yup, that's right, I spent 20 minutes standing on the bracket of my power pole, cutting and pulling line out of my prop!!!
He has been there every evening that I've used that ramp since with lines out on both sides so that nobody can use the dock
I'll be paying a little visit to the SRA office on Monday to discuss this issue realmad


AWW Heck TBox, he is just jealous of that COOL new boat...you should ask him if he wants to go fish with you!

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#11458561 - 03/06/16 02:04 AM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
ARKMAY Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/01/08
Posts: 149
Loc: Carrollton,Tx
Fishing public holes with the public! ...Is what it is......

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#11458566 - 03/06/16 02:59 AM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: ARKMAY]
guntz67 Offline
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Registered: 05/12/12
Posts: 603
Loc: Cleburne TX.
I have had 2 of these pull up on me so far this year , I asked them if they wanted to fish in my livewell they got the hint and moved out a little . it may be because I am 6 foot 6 and 330 lbs IDK but come on guys have a little respect Just my 2 cents
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#11458665 - 03/06/16 07:15 AM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: tboxfish]
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2040
Loc: Yantis, TX
Originally Posted By: tboxfish
Originally Posted By: hung-up101
Hereís how it goes Nowadays:

You and your buddy decide to go fishing. Got your minners and hit the lake. You spot this Guy all tied up Jig fishing and catching lots of crappie, hummm.

So you ease over to take a peak. Heís catching some whoppers, Soo, You think maybe youíll drop your minners and see if you can catch some. Nope not a bite.

Well you think, letís move a little closer and drop another minner cause heís still catching big ole Crappie. So as you move a little closer, dang hang up. So while trying to get you hook loose you pull up half the natural brush, but by golly you saved that minner and hook. This doesnít seemed to be working so lets just move closer until weíre within casting distance of this guys Spot.

While you trying to figure out what he is jigging with you get hung up again and pull up some more brush, but donít bother to ask the Guy if he minds you fishing within 10 ft or arms reach of his boat.

You also donít bother to look at the utter disgust on the Jig fishermanís face because he hasnít said anything about your fishing etiquette and complete disregard for his privacy and invading his space.

So you keep on fishing with your minners, hanging up for the next couple of hours and havenít boated a single fish hoping that soon this guy will have had enough and leave.

So This Guy did, only after my limit.

Come on guys, Show some respect and keep your distance unless youíre invited to move closer or at least ask if someone minds.


Welcome to Lake Fork
And let's not forget the old fella that seems to think the launching Dock at 515 West is his private catfish fishing dock. The 1st time I used this ramp in my new boat, I pulled on the south side just as he reeled in to rebait his hook. I secured my boat and backed the trailer in. What I didn't notice is that he cast out right behind me!
Yup, that's right, I spent 20 minutes standing on the bracket of my power pole, cutting and pulling line out of my prop!!!
He has been there every evening that I've used that ramp since with lines out on both sides so that nobody can use the dock
I'll be paying a little visit to the SRA office on Monday to discuss this issue realmad




Someone needs to calmly explain to him that it is not a fishing dock.
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#11458825 - 03/06/16 09:09 AM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
Hickory Nut Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/15/08
Posts: 395
Loc: Wichita Falls
Bull crappie's saying at the bottom of his post about the original side scan device hit home yesterday. I was on a spot where I have put out some pvc and brush when I noticed a bass tracker idleing along real slow. I looked up and he didn't seem bothered that I just stopped fishing and stared at him as he watched me through binoculars.
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#11459709 - 03/06/16 07:05 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 1208
Loc: tx
All I can say is wow! Its going to get to the point where we will need tags to fish crappie lmao! Just give a guy on a pile some room and courtesy.
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#11459717 - 03/06/16 07:10 PM Re: Hereís how it goes Nowadays: [Re: hung-up101]
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Registered: 04/24/05
Posts: 9852
Loc: City of the Damned (Dallas TX)
So what was the problem? Him in your space or him fishing with the devil minnow? Hard to tell.... roflmao

Fishing from the bank is no better, I had a guy walk up and cast right next to my line..

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