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#12475525 - 10/23/17 07:57 AM Getting more power....
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Registered: 01/21/01
Posts: 6676
Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
Getting more POWER on my Pontoon. A few things I have learned about fishing on a pontoon. One it's the best, most comfortable boat I have ever fished on. Two, it sits on top of the water like an empty beer can. Wind can be a problem.

To help with this problem I'm getting a new 36V, Xi5, 105# trolling motor from Shut-up-and-fish today.



I fished Tues., Thurs., Friday, & Sunday mornings on Lewisville. Fish are all over the brush-piles. Averaged around 7 Keeper fish per hour fished each time. As usual you will catch 5-6 non keepers for each keeper you boat.

On two of the days I ran all over the North end of the lake. The other days I never got more than 1/2 mile from the marina. Caught the same amount of fish each day. (Wonder why I wasted so much gas) hmmm

Fish definitely preferred light colored large baits. (2.5"-3")


Edited by ERNEST PATY (10/24/17 07:01 PM)
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#12475550 - 10/23/17 08:18 AM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
BrazosRiverTom Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 577
Loc: Mineral Wells, TX
Congratulations on the new trolling motor. Hope you will be pleased with it. Good fishing report too.

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#12475660 - 10/23/17 09:45 AM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3194
Loc: Yantis, TX
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#12476016 - 10/23/17 02:03 PM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 08/18/09
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Loc: TEXAS
hang some old window sashes off the corners into the water when the wind is blowing.
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#12476279 - 10/23/17 06:19 PM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 01/21/01
Posts: 6676
Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
Picked the new motor up this afternoon. Weather permitting I will install it tomorrow.


Edited by ERNEST PATY (10/23/17 06:20 PM)
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#12476532 - 10/23/17 09:00 PM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 02/08/10
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Loc: Lewisville Tx.

Good to see you today Ernest. You are practically giving the other motor away over in the classifieds. Great deal!
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#12479138 - 10/25/17 10:06 PM Re: Getting more power.... [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 01/21/01
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Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
I FISHED TODAY USING THE NEW TROLLING MOTOR. Worked great but there was no wind. Should be better on windy days.

Fished for 3 hours, caught 60 fish with 15 keepers. All fish were black crappie and the largest was only 12", most 10.5"-11". Big whites were absent today.
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