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#11839909 - 09/20/16 05:18 PM Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water
bloo_rainger Online   content
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Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 2661
Loc: Tarrant
At the BB Splash during the storm that blew through. There has to be some good ones.

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#11840008 - 09/20/16 06:24 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
GROD Offline
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Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1285
Loc: Eagle Mountain
I know of someone who got their entire charger bass boat swamped with water to the brim when it was taking the waves over the back end. Bilge pumps don't work when the boat is submerged.

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#11840013 - 09/20/16 06:28 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
bloo_rainger Online   content
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Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 2661
Loc: Tarrant
Guess there aren't many willing to admit there bad experience. I saw plenty of boats trying to get somewhere. That's is until it was raining so hard I lost sight of them.

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#11840014 - 09/20/16 06:29 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: GROD]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: GROD
I know of someone who got their entire charger bass boat swamped with water to the brim when it was taking the waves over the back end. Bilge pumps don't work when the boat is submerged.
mine does. Mine looked like a hot tub once. Took 2 hours to remove 30 minutes of rain.
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#11840178 - 09/20/16 08:07 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
jbassman Offline
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Son and I got down wind of a large dock,drop the talons and fished.
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#11840292 - 09/20/16 09:21 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
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I was stepping onto the dock just as the first big thunder hit. Looked up,saw the black sky and counted my lucky stars.
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#11840375 - 09/20/16 10:04 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
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Registered: 06/17/16
Posts: 103
Loc: Wichita Falls Texas
We started at the dam each morning and as soon as it was light enough to see we hauled xxx up to the north end of the lake well past the 2946 bridge. Sunday morning was no different but as we were leaving the dam we could hear thunder but could not see any storm clouds. Once we got to the 515 bridge the storm clouds were noticeable. We continued to our destination and got there just as the wind and rain started. We tied up to a Willow tree in a protected area and hunkered down until the lightning was past us. Had we been 5 minutes later it would have been ugly, but we made it and as soon as the storm ended we had one of the best days fishing in a long time.

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#11840410 - 09/20/16 10:23 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
Laser Offline
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Registered: 03/12/11
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Loc: Rockwall TX/Lake Fork
Joe Todd sent you a PM

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#11840853 - 09/21/16 09:48 AM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
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Registered: 07/06/15
Posts: 421
Loc: On the Wheel
We put rain gear on....that's about it.

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#11840938 - 09/21/16 10:35 AM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
Fork-LegendV21 Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 2209
Loc: Fork
To whom it may concern: I had two guys use my dock and actually lifted their boat out of the water using my lift then walked around my dock in Little Caney... Don't know who they were but it Freaked out my wife when she looked down and saw them. But thanks for not stealing anything and leaving my dock the way it was.

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#11840952 - 09/21/16 10:42 AM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: Fork-LegendV21]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Originally Posted By: Fork-Legend211
To whom it may concern: I had two guys use my dock and actually lifted their boat out of the water using my lift then walked around my dock in Little Caney... Don't know who they were but it Freaked out my wife when she looked down and saw them. But thanks for not stealing anything and leaving my dock the way it was.


It wasn't me.....id have come up to the house and made a peanut butter sandwich to eat while I waited it out. Lol.
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#11840955 - 09/21/16 10:43 AM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: Fork-LegendV21]
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Originally Posted By: Fork-Legend211
To whom it may concern: I had two guys use my dock and actually lifted their boat out of the water using my lift then walked around my dock in Little Caney... Don't know who they were but it Freaked out my wife when she looked down and saw them. But thanks for not stealing anything and leaving my dock the way it was.


Wow!
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#11840962 - 09/21/16 10:45 AM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: SteezMacQueen]
Fork-LegendV21 Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
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Loc: Fork
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: Fork-Legend211
To whom it may concern: I had two guys use my dock and actually lifted their boat out of the water using my lift then walked around my dock in Little Caney... Don't know who they were but it Freaked out my wife when she looked down and saw them. But thanks for not stealing anything and leaving my dock the way it was.


It wasn't me.....id have come up to the house and made a peanut butter sandwich to eat while I waited it out. Lol.


Haha... Yea I wasn't home at the time but maybe I should leave a tip jar next time... Lol... It's all good... Glad they were able to take cover and not get hurt.

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#11841130 - 09/21/16 12:03 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: bloo_rainger]
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They should have left a thank you note and a six pack.
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#11841160 - 09/21/16 12:15 PM Re: Let's hear some stories from those who didn't get off the water [Re: Cast]
Fork-LegendV21 Offline
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Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 2209
Loc: Fork
Originally Posted By: Cast
They should have left a thank you note and a six pack.


That would have been nice... My 8yo boy, Tucker went to get his BB gun but my wife stopped him... He thought they would steal his secret lures he said.... Haha

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