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#11492784 - 03/22/16 07:55 AM Guide trip dilemma Wednesday
gene30 Offline
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Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 345
Loc: Irving/Emory, TX
With wind forecast 30mph tomorrow would you go or cancell. We already cancelled one a few weeks ago because of heavy rain and high water. Hate to do it again but I'm concerned about trying to get a quality day of fishing in.
What would you do??
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#11492790 - 03/22/16 07:58 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45522
Loc: Houston, TX
Cancel. Actually, I'd talk to the guide and see what he thinks. He could be on good fish out of the wind.
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#11492814 - 03/22/16 08:07 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
CartersFishingAdventures Offline
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Talk with the guide.
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#11492822 - 03/22/16 08:11 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
gene30 Offline
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Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 345
Loc: Irving/Emory, TX
Do you think one could actually "get out of the wind" on a 25-30 mph wind day?
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#11492830 - 03/22/16 08:13 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
Tuff call, fish are moving shallow or already there. He maybe on some good fish and can get outta the wind.
Problem is rescheduling, most are booked day after day right now. The wind is really only bad (for me) when running the lake.
Good luck.. fish

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#11492832 - 03/22/16 08:14 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45522
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: gene30
Do you think one could actually "get out of the wind" on a 25-30 mph wind day?


Of course. I saw a bunch of folks getting out of the wind in Big Mustang, Sunday.
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#11492926 - 03/22/16 08:52 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
Lake Fork Guide Zach Hughes Offline
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Registered: 02/18/08
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Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Don't cancel ever with a guide. Simply ask to reschedule at a later or next avalable date. Most guides take deposits to cover things like this. Rough weather to one person may not be to the next. If you paid a deposit the guide should reschedule you sir.
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#11492935 - 03/22/16 08:54 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
Hog Jaw Offline
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Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1982
Loc: The Great State of Texas
Run it by the guide , wind is your friend , he will know the area

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#11492940 - 03/22/16 08:56 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
David Welcher Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 1709
Loc: Weatherford
Big fish day tomorrow! Full moon of March. Big girls are dropping their pants!

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#11493009 - 03/22/16 09:22 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: David Welcher]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2758
Loc: Yantis, TX
Originally Posted By: David Welcher
Big fish day tomorrow! Full moon of March. Big girls are dropping their pants!


This..go back and look at the records for big fish. The vast majority of big fish caught in the spring come from this week on the calendar. Talk to the guide. I'm betting he can get out of the wind and find some big girls.

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#11493054 - 03/22/16 09:38 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
steph670 Offline
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Registered: 02/10/10
Posts: 506
Most guides will work with you I believe. They will know what is rough for them concerning weather. I usually contact the client if I see weather coming in on that day or wind problems to see what they want to do. There is nothing wrong with some chop on the water especially if you are dealing with a spooky female. There is nothing wrong with calling the the guide as well and stating your concerns. The most important factor is we get you on the water and that you have the best experience. The Lake Fork guides will take of you, they always do! I hope you catch a big one! Let us see your pics when you do.

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#11493060 - 03/22/16 09:39 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
RedRaider3933 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 2886
Loc: Plano, TX
I'd let the guide make that call. If he truly thought it would be an issue and wouldn't provide a top notch experience he would reschedule it.
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#11493402 - 03/22/16 11:29 AM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
921 Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 2117
The Wind Alert APP shows wind gusting to 40 with rain Wednesday morning with wind up to 25. The 25 with gust to 40 is going to be a rough day for any guide.

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#11493690 - 03/22/16 01:22 PM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: gene30]
HARD WORKN HAROLD Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 1043
Loc: Williams Creek, Lake Fork
Wind is your friend!! Just say'n. thumb
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#11494128 - 03/22/16 04:29 PM Re: Guide trip dilemma Wednesday [Re: RedRaider3933]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 17392
Loc: NRH, TX
Originally Posted By: RedRaider3933
I'd let the guide make that call. If he truly thought it would be an issue and wouldn't provide a top notch experience he would reschedule it.


+1

You never know the guide may have really figured something out the last couple of days fishing in the wind. Give em a call!
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