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#11545572 - 04/15/16 08:41 PM Still have a lot to learn
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Registered: 06/22/05
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Loc: Bullard
Got to fish with Slewfoot for the first time about a year ago and it was like watching a fishing show. Got absolutely embarrassed. Fished again with him at the end of summer and it was like episode 2 of the same show. Finally got together again today. We have done alright the last few months so was thinking we may be able to hold our own but it was evident pretty quickly that we were still way out of our league. He was ripping fish so fast we couldn't see what he had tied on. Was starting to get demoralized until he decided that he wanted to show us how to catch white bass and hybrids. Think he went an hour catching nothing but striped fish, letting us make up some ground. Looked like he was enjoying it so much I wouldnt be surprised if he quits the CAT trail and starts fishing striper tournaments .

We ended up finishing the day with a nice three man limit with some pretty solid slabs. Caught them from 6'-20' on brush and docks on an assortment of jigs, plastics and hand tied. That being said, talked to one of the guys at my dock that caught numbers and quality in 2' of water on minnows this week as well so think you can find em pretty much any where right now if you do enough looking. Think there will be some nice stringers tomorrow at that Creekside/Nautical Mile tourney.

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#11545592 - 04/15/16 08:47 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2006
Loc: Beckville, TX
Wow, ya'll done good! thumb

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#11545651 - 04/15/16 09:09 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Good job! Very impressive mess of fish!

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#11545716 - 04/15/16 09:33 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Loc: tx
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#11545790 - 04/15/16 10:06 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Registered: 04/22/09
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Looks like you should've saved a few of those Martin and entered tomorrow's tourney! Nice mess! I took a friend out today on the north end and we struggled to catch a keeper.
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#11545834 - 04/15/16 10:34 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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#11545867 - 04/15/16 10:52 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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#11546442 - 04/16/16 12:40 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Thanks guys. Vern, we caught lots of unders also, had to do quite a bit of moving around to find keepers.
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#11546491 - 04/16/16 01:15 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Good job thumb
Ol' Slewfoot is a very good stick cheers
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#11546601 - 04/16/16 02:30 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Awesome post. cheers
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#11546911 - 04/16/16 05:52 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Registered: 03/27/02
Posts: 2300
Loc: E Texas
Striper tournaments!! Heck noroflmao

Who woulda thought the cat from Louisiana would be the one throwing fish back!! Sadly I think I know the difference between hybrids and sand bass now. Caught some today but nothing like yesterday. That was nuts. Let me know when you wanna come to Fork!! As long as there's no loofah or shower caps involved I'm good!!! cheers

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#11546989 - 04/16/16 06:36 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Registered: 01/26/14
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Loc: East Texas
You caught more hybrids in an hour than I've caught all year. The next time we decide to go white/hybrid fishing we'll be taking you along. You sir are the Hybrid Master!

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#11547126 - 04/16/16 08:02 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: Kylefield]
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Registered: 03/27/02
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Loc: E Texas
Originally Posted By: Kylefield
You caught more hybrids in an hour than I've caught all year. The next time we decide to go white/hybrid fishing we'll be taking you along. You sir are the Hybrid Master!


Haha!! Dang!! Driving to Mt Pleasant tomorrow or the next day so my wife can buy some ducks from some chick off Facebook!! Got any ducks for sale!!! roflmao

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#11547542 - 04/16/16 11:27 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
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Registered: 03/08/14
Posts: 606
Loc: Bullard, TX
Nice job Martin!
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#11548277 - 04/17/16 12:24 PM Re: Still have a lot to learn [Re: ATM97]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
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Any size to the hybrids. ? I have not caught a big one since the floods .
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