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#11594771 - 05/10/16 04:04 PM No Info Rule
june-bug Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/08/09
Posts: 364
So i was looking at some of the pros on facebook posting pictures and videos of practice on Toledo Bend. I notice several of them have people commenting on their feeds about what and where the fish have been biting. Should they all call Trip and be disqualified? This is getting ridiculous. Its virtually impossible to not get any info whether you looking for it or not.

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#11594842 - 05/10/16 04:46 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
kellisag Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 1400
Loc: SETX
I thought the same thing!

Brandon Palinuk better not pick up a spoon or Crankbait, can't fish deep either.

"Spoon and crank bait my dude. Wear em out."

Like · Reply · 8 hrs

Will get better. Fish em deep. Lots of water this year.

Like · Reply · 5 hrs

Alton Jones has to stay away from points and rat-l-traps
I won my hs tournament a week ago throughing a chrome with blue back rat-l-trap across points and they have caught some good fish at six mile.

Like · Reply · May 8 at 10:46pm · Edited

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#11594879 - 05/10/16 05:04 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
Hobbs McAvoy Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 274
Loc: Bullard, TX
Would that be considered public info since anyone can see it on facebook??

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#11594884 - 05/10/16 05:06 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: Hobbs McAvoy]
Dubee Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1199
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: Hobbs McAvoy
Would that be considered public info since anyone can see it on facebook??


Yes

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#11594895 - 05/10/16 05:10 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
Clark3 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/22/12
Posts: 410
Loc: Lake fork/Fort Worth, TX
What if they have the other anglers blocked on their Facebook? Then it's privately shared information.

Gerald swindle might as well not even go fishing after all the tips he received on his

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#11595003 - 05/10/16 06:10 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
kcb Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/05/07
Posts: 946
Loc: Carrollton, TX
BASS needs to figure this out-and quick.

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#11595066 - 05/10/16 06:43 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
BlaiseWeimer Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/10/15
Posts: 473
Loc: Coppell, Texas
its public info so it does not matter and they can use it all they want

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#11595080 - 05/10/16 06:52 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
whybass Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 121
Loc: beaumont,Tx
if it posted on their own face book page then it is private and there fore not public information and a rule violation. just my 2cents

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#11595129 - 05/10/16 07:10 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
Clark3 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/22/12
Posts: 410
Loc: Lake fork/Fort Worth, TX
What if they sent a private message via Facebook and it shows read by the anger? that would be against bass rules for receiving information therefore a DQ correct?

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#11595401 - 05/10/16 08:55 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
Brandon Dickenson Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 4314
Loc: Conroe
Fortunately some of the guys you mentioned are BASS golden boys, they're safe.

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#11595742 - 05/10/16 10:24 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: Brandon Dickenson]
kellisag Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 1400
Loc: SETX
Originally Posted By: Brandon Dickenson
Fortunately some of the guys you mentioned are BASS golden boys, they're safe.


Bingo!

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#11595765 - 05/10/16 10:33 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
Duck_Hunter Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 9063
Loc: North Texas
While Clausen violated the rule as written, I think the rule needs to be reworded. Either remove the word "receive" or clarify what receive means. As shown above in the PM FB message example, there is no way to police receiving information just by reading what amounts to an email, and because the unreliable polygraph is how it's tested. The rule can be cleaned up without causing issues like this, but I believe he did violated it, as it's written today.
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#11595819 - 05/10/16 11:32 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
David Burton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1500
Loc: McKinney, TX
Even if someone is 'blocked' from an angler's FB Page, the information is posted as public comments. They should be fine; anyone can view their pages and these comments without being logged in, as long as the page is public. Therefore, it would be publicly available information. As to PMs, or Messenger? I would assume they would want to not read PMs just in case!
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David Burton
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#11595829 - 05/10/16 11:41 PM Re: No Info Rule [Re: David Burton]
Duck_Hunter Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 9063
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: David Burton
Even if someone is 'blocked' from an angler's FB Page, the information is posted as public comments. They should be fine; anyone can view their pages and these comments without being logged in, as long as the page is public. Therefore, it would be publicly available information. As to PMs, or Messenger? I would assume they would want to not read PMs just in case!


Should be fine, except they might react to the question and trip the poly because of the way it's worded, hence the poor wording and reliance on a faulty technology, in my opinion. If you fail a poly because the wording of a rule is ambiguous, or the poly is an imperfect technology, you're already behind the eight ball and look guilty.
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Originally Posted By: Bugzout10
I deuced in a apartment pool after a bottle of peppermint schnapps

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#11595864 - 05/11/16 12:35 AM Re: No Info Rule [Re: june-bug]
John P085 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/19/12
Posts: 237
Loc: La Grange,TX
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