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#11823672 - 09/11/16 06:51 PM 1,400 miles later......
Froghunter Offline

Registered: 12/25/15
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My buddy's dad passed away and we made the 10 hour drive to the pan handle to pay our respects. The service was 15 min from lake meradith so we made the most of a sad situation. Me and my 8 year old son worked the floating pier and walked some of the shore line. The whole lake looks to be in a valley so wade fishing was a no go due to the steep drop off. We landed over 20 perch hand sized and down. Then my boy talked me into a drive to New Mexico. Lake ute was the closet body of water we could make in a weekend trip. This beautiful rocky lake allowed some wade fishing and sight casting. Once again it was big perch with a little Lm bass thrown in. On the ride home we crossed the bosque river and I hit the breaks. It was a little climb down to it but once again we tore up the perch. We also caught some tiny catfish and my first sucker fish.

All said and done it was over 1,400 miles in 2 1/2 days and some priceless quality "adventure and exploration" time spent with my youngest son. It may have been an epic perch catching trip but I wouldn't trade it for anything.

#11823703 - 09/11/16 07:06 PM Re: 1,400 miles later...... [Re: Froghunter]
rrhyne56 Offline

Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13179
Loc: McKinney TX USA
That's a beautiful thing
"have fun with this stuff"
in memory of Big Dale
RRhyne56, Flyfishing warden

#11824064 - 09/12/16 05:02 AM Re: 1,400 miles later...... [Re: Froghunter]
Lloyd5 Offline

Registered: 06/02/14
Posts: 318
Loc: Bosque County, Texas
Fishing with your son is a treasure.
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#11824078 - 09/12/16 05:48 AM Re: 1,400 miles later...... [Re: Froghunter]
Linecaster Online   content
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 1034
Loc: Richardson TX
Your son will always remember fishing with his Dad, well done for including him in your fun.

In the beginning God created. Gen. 1:1
All things were made by him and without him was not anything made. John 1:3

#11824137 - 09/12/16 06:51 AM Re: 1,400 miles later...... [Re: Froghunter]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 36518
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post! Lifetime Memories! thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11824185 - 09/12/16 07:37 AM Re: 1,400 miles later...... [Re: Froghunter]
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 4121
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Great stuff.


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