Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Jbrown18, Travisly4, Russline, Rev.,Dr.Thaddious, Robere
107989 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 88591
hopalong 78895
Pilothawk 76386
John175® 67548
JDavis7873® 67390
FattyMcButterpants 60868
Derek 🐝 60239
Tritonman 57988
LoneStarSon® 54394
SkeeterRonnie 53365
facebook
Forum Stats
107989 Members
60 Forums
860839 Topics
12269520 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12207514 - 04/19/17 06:33 PM How do pros navigate hazardous waters?
Ltcm09 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/27/14
Posts: 244
Being on a new lake how do you avoid stumps and hazards? i see these guys doing 80 on new lakes they have never been on

Top
#12207538 - 04/19/17 06:52 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Brad Hardt Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/16/10
Posts: 4070
Loc: Paradise, TX
They pay locals to show them trails , fact
_________________________
A-RIGS , MAKING BAD FISHERMAN LOOK GOOD SINCE 2010

Top
#12207574 - 04/19/17 07:15 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
B.Hollingshead Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2023
Loc: ft.worth
^^^^This^^^^ I got called from several for Roberts when they were there.
_________________________
Branden Hollingshead

32-DD's and counting

Top
#12207579 - 04/19/17 07:17 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Brad Hardt Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/16/10
Posts: 4070
Loc: Paradise, TX
Yeah its pretty amazing that people think the guys on tv are the best fisherman in the World , they're the most privelaged
_________________________
A-RIGS , MAKING BAD FISHERMAN LOOK GOOD SINCE 2010

Top
#12207645 - 04/19/17 07:57 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Brad Hardt]
hookedon Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 657
Originally Posted By: Brad Hardt
Yeah its pretty amazing that people think the guys on tv are the best fisherman in the World , they're the most privelaged


I can promise you they are in the Elites for a reason

Top
#12207649 - 04/19/17 07:59 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Brad Hardt Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/16/10
Posts: 4070
Loc: Paradise, TX
Yes , I agree .
_________________________
A-RIGS , MAKING BAD FISHERMAN LOOK GOOD SINCE 2010

Top
#12207680 - 04/19/17 08:21 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Drodge Offline
Drum Boy

Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 6682
Loc: Euless
I think they just put the pedal down and pucker up the old brown eye. It's not like they have to pay for it it they hit a stump.

Top
#12207723 - 04/19/17 08:39 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 3121
Loc: texas
These guys didn't get to be Elite's by being stupid. Having said that, there are not enough maps, notes, and local information that will substitute for personal experience on lakes like Palestine and Ray Roberts that have no designated boat lanes. There are areas on both lakes where 10ft. in either direction could spell trouble. There was a local on Toledo Bend, I say local he guided part time, and I witness him knocking is 200hp outboard plumb off the transom once. This was just north of the Pendleton bridge before the boat lane markers were put in. So I'm thinking these guys do their homework before they run helter skelter across these tournament lakes that are new to them. Like the TV ads say, these guys are good.
_________________________
I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I don’t have to go to school or work. I get an allowance every month. I don’t have a curfew I have a driver’s license and my own car. The people I hang around with are not scared of getting pregnant. And I have a bass boat.
Life is great!

Top
#12207799 - 04/19/17 09:08 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Im RICK JAMES Online   happy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/13/09
Posts: 1153
Loc: All over
They drive it like they stole it.
_________________________
Fully sponsored by my mom

Top
#12207805 - 04/19/17 09:12 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Drodge]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5497
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: Drodge
I think they just put the pedal down and pucker up the old brown eye. It's not like they have to pay for it it they hit a stump.


This...but only after they get locals and team members to share a little knowledge.
I know that NOT ALL do this though. I've been with some and we were on plane praying the whole day.
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12207819 - 04/19/17 09:20 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Matt Jackson Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/09
Posts: 1227
Loc: Rockwall, Tx
I don't know I heard Biffle put the pedal down booking it up the river at Hubbard and not taking your traditional path telling the marshal "if you can't see it, it isn't there."
_________________________
Check us out @
www.rayhubbardbassclub.com

Top
#12207837 - 04/19/17 09:29 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Matt Jackson]
H2ODawg67 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/07/17
Posts: 300
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: Matt Jackson
I don't know I heard Biffle put the pedal down booking it up the river at Hubbard and not taking your traditional path telling the marshal "if you can't see it, it isn't there."

I can attest to that. He was at a show in Joplin, Mo. and I ask him about running new areas especially rivers where the snaggs are always changing. He commented "I run with the mindset if I don't see it, it isn't there"
_________________________
Formerly H2ODawg

Top
#12207859 - 04/19/17 09:39 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lufkin Texas
When in doubt trim it out.

Top
#12207860 - 04/19/17 09:39 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5497
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Yep...Biffle shredded a lower unit at RossBarnett a couple years back. Talked to him at the Mercury trailer that night. The next day he had a new lower on his boat.
_________________________
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

Top
#12207900 - 04/19/17 09:54 PM Re: How do pros navigate hazardous waters? [Re: Ltcm09]
hookedon Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/28/12
Posts: 657
I've ridden as a marshall and I will say this, if they get information then the people giving it do not know squat. They have scared me to death. Most of them I have asked this question to have all said they study google earth back dated

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide