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#12683716 - 03/21/18 10:21 PM Summer fishing vacation itinerary
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Registered: 08/08/17
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So my son sent me a text today with his itenerary for our summer trip. I asked him where is the time blocked out for oil changes and a new set of tires on the trailer!

Day 1: 10h drive to Table Rock Lake, Missouri
Day 2: Fish Table Rock Lake then drive to Stock Lake, Missouri
Day 3: Fish Stockton Lake, Missouri
Day 4: 10h drive to Mille Lacs Lake, Minnesota
Day 5: Fish Mille Lacs Lake
Day 6: 8h drive to Moran Township, Michigan
Day 7: Fish Lake Michigan
Day 8: Fish Lake Huron
Day 9: 5h drive to Saint Clair Shores, Michigan then fish Lake Saint Clair
Day 10: 30m drive to Lake Erie, New York then fish Lake Erie
Day 11: 8h drive to Kentucky Lake
Day 12: Fish Kentucky Lake then 3h drive to Memphis, Tennessee
Day 13: Fish Mississippi River then 3h drive to Hot Springs, Arkansas
Day 14: Fish Lake Ouachita
Day 15: 7h drive home

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#12683721 - 03/21/18 10:27 PM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
5X3Phoenix Online   content
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Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 1004
Loc: Porter, TX
Sounds like an awesome trip with your son. And a fortune in out of state fishing licenses. I hope ya'll have a great time and the best of luck. cheers

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#12683756 - 03/21/18 11:23 PM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Ian Fellenbaum Offline
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Registered: 11/05/15
Posts: 302
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
I'm pretty jealous right now, sounds like y'all will have a blast.
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#12683776 - 03/22/18 12:41 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 8823
Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
I would have a hard time leaving one of those lakes if you really got on 'em. Sounds like you and your son will have a lot of quality time. I'm jealous.

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#12683853 - 03/22/18 06:24 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3731
Loc: nederland, TX
Sounds like an adventure. Might be a little tough to try and catch fish at that pace though. A couple of those lakes aren't easy to figure out, especially in one day. But you can say you've been there.

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#12683907 - 03/22/18 07:16 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 1949
Loc: NW Houston
Sounds like a blast, but... Unless your truck has wings and you plan to [censored] in bottles along the way some of those travel times are aggressive to say the least! Be safe and tight lines!
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#12683952 - 03/22/18 07:44 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
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Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 589
Loc: Joshua, TX
Sounds like a blast, but that’s a rough schedule.

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#12683956 - 03/22/18 07:47 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Bahala Online   content
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Registered: 08/08/17
Posts: 28
Guys, there is no way I could keep up that pace! It would take 15 weeks, not 15 days. I wish I was 15 had the energy! My son wants to go catch some smallmouth and I have not spent much time up north. If you had to pick a couple of those lakes, where would you go?

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#12683977 - 03/22/18 08:01 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Jpurdue Online   content
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 1949
Loc: NW Houston
What time of year exactly are you going?
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#12684286 - 03/22/18 10:35 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Doug R. Online   content
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Loc: back in the day
Sturgeon Bay or Mille Lacs Lake
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#12684316 - 03/22/18 10:48 AM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Jpurdue]
Bahala Online   content
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Registered: 08/08/17
Posts: 28
Originally Posted By: Jpurdue
What time of year exactly are you going?


Not 100% sure yet. I'm wondering if we should wait a little later into the summer and take real advantage of the time away from the TX heat.

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#12684476 - 03/22/18 12:14 PM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 8051
Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
I’m not sure I would get off Mille Lacs lol that place seems awesome!

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#12684503 - 03/22/18 12:28 PM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
Jpurdue Online   content
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 1949
Loc: NW Houston
Mille Lacs is the first place I'd take off the list. It has been beat to death like you can't imagine.

It really depends wildly upon when you are going to go. Bass will be spawning lots of places in early June, yet on Lake Michigan they might be weeks away in the north.

Sturgeon bay is my favorite place to slaughter smallies, but it's big water and I'm not sure how well you could do there going in blind.
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#12684537 - 03/22/18 12:37 PM Re: Summer fishing vacation itinerary [Re: Bahala]
M. Alexander Online   content
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Registered: 08/03/13
Posts: 943
Loc: Rowlett, TX
Very ambitious...have fun! I wish Dad and I did trips like that to look back on. It it were me, though, I'd take a few of those destinations off to spend more than one day at a place.
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