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#11860923 - 10/02/16 07:38 PM one of the perks you get as a co-angler...
Bruce Allen Offline
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Registered: 06/11/06
Posts: 1806
Loc: Emory, Texas
Someone asked me recently what boat manufacturer and model do I like the best? They want to buy a new boat but have only ever rode around in their boat which happens to be a old Nitro.

I'd recommend to them to join a club or trail where they can be the co-angler for a year or so and then proceed to go with the boat they liked the best.

And if they lived near Lake Fork, I'd recommend they fish our club because most clubs fish 10-12 tournaments a year. Our club fishes 52 tournaments a year. And since we have about 30 boating members that is a lot of opportunities to ride in the many varied boats are member have.

Also we fish very friendly so there is very little back seating or front ending so the anglers spend more time in a friendly frame of mind and questions are answered on an easier plane.

I have rode as a co-angler perhaps 10 times so far this year and can tell you without a doubt that my favorite manufacture is kasmeoo fmbad90gjk. You heard that here.
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#11861698 - 10/03/16 09:02 AM Re: one of the perks you get as a co-angler... [Re: Bruce Allen]
Bruce Allen Offline
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Loc: Emory, Texas
but we fish in three different formats every month. Our regular every other Thursday which is the only one that has any attendance requirements.

Faze 4 which pairs our boaters in a team tournament competition. We feel that it has been definitely been helping the boaters in our club to improve which of course benefits both them and their co-anglers.

And Hard Core which uses the Major League Fishing format where every fish you catch counts and there is a semi final and final at the end.

All three formats work on a draw style fishing where you are always fishing with someone different. Even the teams are drawn. We only do paper tournaments and so our "famous" slot fish that everyone has a problem with at Lake Fork counts for us. PM me for info.
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#11861798 - 10/03/16 09:48 AM Re: one of the perks you get as a co-angler... [Re: Bruce Allen]
bellamy72 Offline
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Registered: 11/28/11
Posts: 145
Loc: RED OAK
I agree with you our bass club started out that way and changed to get away from that floor mat . I think it made a lot of the beginners better fisherman because they were able to try other ways of fishing outside of the box. I fish the Bass and Bfl weekend series down south and made a lot of good friends and you can fish out of a lot of different boats while learning and having a good time.These were 1 day till the end of the season.

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#11862738 - 10/03/16 06:25 PM Re: one of the perks you get as a co-angler... [Re: Bruce Allen]
Bruce Allen Offline
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Registered: 06/11/06
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Loc: Emory, Texas
and it is not just boats. Didn't you wish you had seen how that new trolling motor you just spent big bucks buying had worked in rough water prior while fishing as a co-angler with.... Or perhaps problems with actually reading those expensive graphs. What are those big red blobs?

even how members have their boats set up regarding tackle, where the net is stored, why they have side cutters on deck and a sharp pair of scissors. There is so much you can learn by fishing with 30 different boaters over the course of 8 months.

Particularly guys that are fishing friendly. Folks that will answer questions and trade info with you.
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#11863351 - 10/03/16 10:18 PM Re: one of the perks you get as a co-angler... [Re: Bruce Allen]
Battson34 Offline
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Registered: 06/04/14
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Loc: DFW
Great advice
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