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#12288504 - 06/11/17 11:22 AM Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night
mudd Offline
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2903
Loc: Shreveport, La
Buddy and I decided to try some night fishing on it last night as we were bored. Around 11 a boat comes running south circling out towards the dam and turned towards it running. We both said I think he is bout to hit the dam and sure enough he ramps up it. So we haul it down there to help them out. Somehow he missed the big overflow pipe by foot he said, and the concrete wall just to the west of it. Said he was looking at phone app trying figure out where he was. Last minute his son yelled at him and threw in entirely and braced for impact. Said he been on lake several times but the dark and judging distance got him. Luckily we was able to push the boat back into the water. Good thing they was in one those Lowe metal boats! Please be aware at night while running.
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#12288512 - 06/11/17 11:29 AM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
Donald Harper Offline
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Glad no one was injured. Night running is a bad deal; it only takes one mistake. Thanks for sharing.
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#12288514 - 06/11/17 11:32 AM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: Donald Harper]
collincountytx Offline
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Donald Harper
Glad no one was injured. Night running is a bad deal; it only takes one mistake. Thanks for sharing.


Perky has more stumps per acre just underneath the surface than any other lake I've fished.
There are large sections of that lake I'd never fish at night.
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#12288543 - 06/11/17 11:59 AM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 2955
Loc: nederland, TX
Glad they weren't hurt but come on, you know your lost and you just keep on running. Atleast they learned the lesson without injury.

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#12288576 - 06/11/17 12:32 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
James Biggs Offline
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Registered: 07/11/06
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Loc: DFW area
Wow
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#12288622 - 06/11/17 01:01 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
elkhunter7x6 Offline
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Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 981
Loc: panola county
How was the fishing?

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#12288628 - 06/11/17 01:05 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
coachmas Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Back at Palestine
That's gonna leave a scratch on the hull!!
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#12288635 - 06/11/17 01:11 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
9094 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/09
Posts: 7120
Loc: Albany
Smart guy, running a lake at night he doesn't really know, looking down at his phone not looking forward.
Spotlights are pretty handy things in the dark!
Glad nobody was hurt.

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#12288721 - 06/11/17 02:28 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
Ranger481 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/16
Posts: 140
Loc: Seguin Texas
That could have turned out really bad. Glad they were okay.

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#12288778 - 06/11/17 03:19 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: 9094]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: 9094
Smart guy, running a lake at night he doesn't really know, looking down at his phone not looking forward.
Spotlights are pretty handy things in the dark!
Glad nobody was hurt.


No kidding.

Darwinism failed last night. Luckily.
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#12288809 - 06/11/17 03:46 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: elkhunter7x6]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2903
Loc: Shreveport, La
Originally Posted By: elkhunter7x6
How was the fishing?


Plant not running so it sucked. We gambled on the moon helping us out since knew Plath was off. Wasted a trip but had entertainment
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#12288816 - 06/11/17 03:52 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: coachmas]
TinRangerJim Offline
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Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 121
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
Originally Posted By: coachmas
That's gonna leave a scratch on the hull!!

It'll buff out... woot
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#12288830 - 06/11/17 04:05 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: TinRangerJim]
mudd Offline
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Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2903
Loc: Shreveport, La
Originally Posted By: TinRangerJim
Originally Posted By: coachmas
That's gonna leave a scratch on the hull!!

It'll buff out... woot



Nice wave in the front section of hull won't. I'm still in shock how lucky this guy and son was
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#12289080 - 06/11/17 07:40 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2865
Loc: Hill county
Yeeeeaaahh that'll buff out...

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#12289356 - 06/11/17 10:14 PM Re: Boat Vs Brandy Branch (perky) Dam Last Night [Re: mudd]
Kicker16 Offline
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Registered: 06/02/15
Posts: 4049
Loc: Lake Conroe/Willis
Wow, sound like they were pretty lucky.

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