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#12543400 - 12/19/17 09:33 AM 2017 "Firsts"
WhereDayBe? Offline

Registered: 01/21/13
Posts: 52
Loc: Justin, Tx
Let's hear about some of your "firsts" for 2017. Any first double digit bass, strange or funny catches, tournament wins, for example?
One of mine is my first Texas smallie. (Texoma) I caught a few many years ago, on Rainy Lake, Ontario, but this was my first one in Texas.
And a decent one, at that. Just shy of 3.5 on the boga's. I know... boring year for me. grin

#12543412 - 12/19/17 09:38 AM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
89javelin100 Offline

Registered: 03/14/15
Posts: 358
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
First time to get on a school and hammer 2-5lbers for about 10-15 minutes nonstop. Was awesome, can't wait for the next jaw dropper.. 20+ pound bag of keepers would do it!

#12543445 - 12/19/17 09:51 AM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
collincountytx Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 16653
Loc: Dallas, TX
Fished Falcon for the first time, and it exceeded my dreams and expectations.
It's a magical place, and can't wait to go again.

The Longhorns are back

#12543490 - 12/19/17 10:05 AM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: collincountytx]
WhereDayBe? Offline

Registered: 01/21/13
Posts: 52
Loc: Justin, Tx
Originally Posted By: collincountytx
Fished Falcon for the first time, and it exceeded my dreams and expectations.
It's a magical place, and can't wait to go again.

I hope to make that a first for me in 2018!

#12543700 - 12/19/17 11:53 AM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
Bassinfreak 7 Offline

Registered: 03/30/16
Posts: 26
Caught my first bass off of a Kayak, looking for many more.

#12543706 - 12/19/17 11:54 AM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
Bruce Allen Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/11/06
Posts: 2318
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
first time in 55 years that I have not fished continuously for the whole year. Getting old is a b t h. Operations are worse.

Merry Christmas to all.
Lake Fork Anglers
Faze 4 Bass Anglers: Team Competition
Hard Core..Major League Fishing format

Lake Fork Sportsman's Association

We are VERY PROUD to Annouce our Induction into the
Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

Contact me to schedule the LFSA Live Release Boat for your Lake Fork tournaments.

#12543756 - 12/19/17 12:19 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
SoCal Tom Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 04/10/07
Posts: 9693
Loc: Garland, TX
First time I qualified for the Ray Scott Cup. Headed to the Red River in April. cheers

3rd annual FFAC - Sunday October 28, 2018 - Lake Ray Hubbard

#12543770 - 12/19/17 12:29 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
Der Vorsteher Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 23685
Loc: The 903
Not sure about firsts but this was probably my best year for big fish. Caught a bunch in the 5-8 pound range this year. Just a few:

Edited by Der Vorsteher� (12/19/17 12:33 PM)
Without Beans!

#12543799 - 12/19/17 12:44 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
adam_p Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 7003
Loc: Ray Roberts
First DD in a tournament, first 30lb sack in a tournament. 2 separate tournaments.

#12543840 - 12/19/17 01:11 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
daddystog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 1106
Loc: Cisco,Tx
Looks like 2017 will be first year in about 8 years that I haven't boated a LM over 10 lb sick

#12543842 - 12/19/17 01:11 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
206champion Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/12/04
Posts: 2495
Loc: Decatur
My bass club at the time had a 3 fish limit (they went back to 5 shortly after) for 17.03 at Grapevine
Cross Timbers Bass Club

#12543889 - 12/19/17 01:45 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
MadFluker Offline

Registered: 10/30/16
Posts: 156
I guessed the winning weight at the Fork tournament and won a pair of Costa Sunglasses.

Thanks BASS CHAMPS !! Too cool, y'all rock!

#12543895 - 12/19/17 01:50 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: MadFluker]
Dosser Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/15/10
Posts: 2364
Caught my new PB on a weightless fluke 7.89lbs. It was the first fluke fish I've caught over 5 lbs.
Bought a kayak and caught my first bass from it this summer
Finally learned the wacky rig and caught my first fish and several more on it this year

#12543920 - 12/19/17 02:10 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
toddfish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/13/10
Posts: 1513
Loc: East Montgomery County
Didn't have any fishing firsts this year, but I did get to watch my Stros win the World Series for the first time. grin

#12543969 - 12/19/17 02:45 PM Re: 2017 "Firsts" [Re: WhereDayBe?]
Fish2222 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/28/15
Posts: 541
Loc: East Texas
First year that I catalogued every bass, and photo'd at least one bass on every trip I took....I don't wanna jinx it, but I've kept the skunk outta the boat all year.
"I only catch the ones that bite"
BassCat Sabre
Suzuki EFI 150 Super Six

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