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#11885342 - 10/17/16 02:01 PM What Retirement Must Feel Like
hocdrummer Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/29/16
Posts: 91
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
It was the end of vacation for me Friday. Played 18 holes of really good golf (shot a 76) and since that went so well I decided to head home and hook up the boat for a maiden night voyage and ended up getting on some nice crappie. Kept 7 to eat. Used a few rods I got off of REDGUN and some of his jig heads. Thanks for hooking me up REDGUN! Some really good people here on TFF. I think this catfisherman is being turned into a crappie nut banana .


Not a single boat on the water and the almost full moon was amazing. For all the stuff I've talked about crappie fishing on Eagle Mountain its starting to come alive for me. Just takes time and dedication to find them. Thanks for all the info and help here on the Forum. Really tough coming back to work after week of fishing and golf.

- Keith




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#11885362 - 10/17/16 02:07 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
JIM SR. Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 6109
Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
clap...it's addictive. fish


Edited by JIM SR. (10/17/16 02:07 PM)

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#11885374 - 10/17/16 02:09 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
SGT BALLARD Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 459
Loc: TYLER,TX.
WTG. That sounds like what a vacation should be like. Nice Slabs you got there...
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#11885379 - 10/17/16 02:11 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
BarryG Offline
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Registered: 10/24/03
Posts: 160
Loc: Fenton, MO
Nice!
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#11885523 - 10/17/16 03:14 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
Ken Gaby Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/08/07
Posts: 2292
Loc: Belton, TX
hocdrummer, about that retirement;
When I retired in 2005, people at work asked, are you gona work somewhere?
Absolutely not.
What are you gona do?
I'm going to enjoy my hobbies, fishing, competitive shooting and hunting.
That's all?
Yep.
You're gona get so bored.
I said, from the day I retire till the day I'm bored, I'm gona enjoy the heck out of everything.
That was 11 years ago and I've never thought I was bored.
Just need a few more hours of daylight!
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#11885535 - 10/17/16 03:21 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1256
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Awesome...few toads mixed in there! cheers
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#11885672 - 10/17/16 04:20 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: Ken Gaby]
Fishbonz Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3751
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Ken Gaby
hocdrummer, about that retirement;
When I retired in 2005, people at work asked, are you gona work somewhere?
Absolutely not.
What are you gona do?
I'm going to enjoy my hobbies, fishing, competitive shooting and hunting.
That's all?
Yep.
You're gona get so bored.
I said, from the day I retire till the day I'm bored, I'm gona enjoy the heck out of everything.
That was 11 years ago and I've never thought I was bored.
Just need a few more hours of daylight!
I agree!! Nothing like waking up in the morning listening to all the hustle and Bustle knowing you don`t have to be a part of it. 2009 postal retiree @ 55 fish


Edited by Fishbonz (10/17/16 11:31 PM)
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#11885699 - 10/17/16 04:36 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: Ken Gaby]
bronco71 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 1049
Loc: Farmers Branch/Sulphur Bluff
Originally Posted By: Ken Gaby
hocdrummer, about that retirement;
When I retired in 2005, people at work asked, are you gona work somewhere?
Absolutely not.
What are you gona do?
I'm going to enjoy my hobbies, fishing, competitive shooting and hunting.
That's all?
Yep.
You're gona get so bored.
I said, from the day I retire till the day I'm bored, I'm gona enjoy the heck out of everything.
That was 11 years ago and I've never thought I was bored.
Just need a few more hours of daylight!


yup. I don't know how I had time to work!

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#11885799 - 10/17/16 05:48 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: Ken Gaby]
fishinman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/12/01
Posts: 1504
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Ken Gaby
hocdrummer, about that retirement;
When I retired in 2005, people at work asked, are you gona work somewhere?
Absolutely not.
What are you gona do?
I'm going to enjoy my hobbies, fishing, competitive shooting and hunting.
That's all?
Yep.
You're gona get so bored.
I said, from the day I retire till the day I'm bored, I'm gona enjoy the heck out of everything.
That was 11 years ago and I've never thought I was bored
Just need a few more hours of daylight!


Right there with ya, Ken!


Edited by fishinman (10/17/16 05:57 PM)

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#11885801 - 10/17/16 05:49 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 1846
Loc: Beckville, TX
Been working harder since retiring that I did when I was employed and it don't pay squat! But, I do get to fish quite a bit. fish

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#11885979 - 10/17/16 07:36 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
Fooshman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 1964
Loc: Black Dog, TX
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#11886288 - 10/17/16 09:51 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37100
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish. thumb
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#11886354 - 10/17/16 10:19 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
ArgyleFloater Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 141
Loc: Argyle Texas
Kinda tough being retired....decisions have to be made, like....do I want to do some reloading? Shooting? Work on the boat & motor? Or....do nothing?
Decisions...Decisions!!!
Retired 2013 @ age 62......Radiology Administrator (past)
I don't glow anymore.....lol

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#11886395 - 10/17/16 10:56 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
bowfin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 1572
Loc: - east tx. wood co.
Its great.
Biggest daily decision is how long I will set on my upper deck overlooking lake Holbrook.

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#11886413 - 10/17/16 11:20 PM Re: What Retirement Must Feel Like [Re: hocdrummer]
Lucas Loafman Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/11/07
Posts: 1050
Loc: Belton, TX
My boss is still working at 75 because he does not have any hobbies like fishing or golf. I love both, so I'm done as soon as possible, likely 55, but no later than 62.
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