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#12548306 - 12/22/17 07:07 PM Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22
Okiehuntnfish Offline
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Registered: 03/16/06
Posts: 36
Loc: McKinney, TX
Yesterday I really struggled to get my customers on biting fish. We only ended up with a couple, including one over.
Today was redemption day! 34 degrees windy and heavy rain. Couldn't ask for better striper fishing weather.
Caught a boatload of fish. The rain kept me from taking many pics. Only kept one over which was deep hooked, released the rest. Kept some nice unders.
Got back the the boat ramp, loading the boat and my steering cable broke. The though of the repair cost or days missed fishing never crossed my mind. All I could think was how incredibly thankful I was it didn't happen out on the lake. What an awesome Christmas present!
Looks like I'm out till after the 1st.
Merry Christmas!




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#12548361 - 12/22/17 07:44 PM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 963
Loc: Bedrock.
Perfect weather for Big T stripers.
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#12548364 - 12/22/17 07:45 PM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
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Registered: 04/19/04
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Loc: Rockwall
Hope the fishing holds up tomorrow. Sunny weather may mess it up. Were you dead sticking or slow rolling? Hope the fish are biting so I will ignore the cold. Of course nothing more miserable than cold and wet. I have a cable break on the lake once. Luckily I was not too far from ramp. Buddy had to sit on deck and hold motor straight. Had another break when I was launching. Had dual cables and never realized that was the second one.
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#12548555 - 12/22/17 09:46 PM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
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Registered: 02/26/13
Posts: 3031
Loc: springtown,tx.
You were fortunate it broke at the ramp. Mine broke a few years ago while on plane. Only running about 30 mph. But it almost threw me out and my buddy landed on top of me. Luckily I had my hand on the shifter and pulled it to neutral when it made a hard right turn Clyde. Lol
Nice fish too!
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#12548606 - 12/22/17 10:22 PM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice post and fish. Good job. thumb
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#12548700 - 12/23/17 04:44 AM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
Okiehuntnfish Offline
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Registered: 03/16/06
Posts: 36
Loc: McKinney, TX
Stump jumper.....between the islands and Buncombe. Slow rolling 5 inch glow sassy shad on 1.5 oz heads.

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#12548708 - 12/23/17 05:23 AM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
Stump jumper Offline
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Registered: 04/19/04
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Loc: Rockwall
I have chartruse glitter and yellow. Not sure what glow is. Any birds? Headed out right now
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#12548752 - 12/23/17 07:13 AM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
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Registered: 09/14/04
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Loc: SACHSE, TEXAS
SJ, I would look st the flats just east of the 277 bridge and noon on at the white cross for birds.
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#12549023 - 12/23/17 12:39 PM Re: Texoma redemption in the rain today 12/22 [Re: Okiehuntnfish]
Stump jumper Offline
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Registered: 04/19/04
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Loc: Rockwall
Can't tell you if correct motor would nor fire. Got home and fired right up.
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