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#12719546 - 04/16/18 10:52 PM Spring 2018
DNewt Offline
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Registered: 06/20/07
Posts: 144
Loc: Mckinney
Well,my horrible spring just keeps getting better. Holbrook,unload the boat and decide I'll just use the trolling motor to get to dock, I pull string and it breaks, I fall and land on passenger windshield, which broke into approximately 4-18 pieces some of which go in the lake. Big motor not even started yet, 5 minutes in everything's looking real good. Go fishing, well that whole trolling motor string breaking issue came up real quick. Was able to use pliers and make it work but, but severe pain in the rear. Mess around for couple hours then decide to load up and head to Fork. Fork, I unload, which thanks to the gentleman that backed me in and brought me the keys as well,now the big motor wont stay running?? Mess with it for a while and fuel bubble is not holding pressure so figure I'll just stay close to ramp and fish. Do that for next couple hours, it is getting late so i head back in and the switch on trolling motor sticks, only runs in high gear now and wont turn off unless I kill power switch. In between all this?? NOT A BITE! I may have some stuff for sale soon because between problems and apparently forgetting how to fish this year has been one for the ages let me tell you!! eek2

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#12719555 - 04/16/18 11:11 PM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
texasAUtiger Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 311
Loc: Waco, TX
Man I feel for you. I've had that kind of day a time or three...

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#12719615 - 04/17/18 05:40 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
basshc Offline
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Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 166
Well shoot.

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#12719648 - 04/17/18 06:50 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
Good news: can only get better after that! thumb
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#12719662 - 04/17/18 07:09 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
ETXfisher91 Offline
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Registered: 02/07/17
Posts: 235
well let me know what you got for sale... I am looking for a cranking rod breakdance

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#12719667 - 04/17/18 07:21 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
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Never give up. I believe we have heard that before. Ha... You have the passion to get past the problems of the day. Take those problems one at a time for the fix. All things shall pass.
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#12719673 - 04/17/18 07:26 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: 361V]
Fishinfellow Offline
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Registered: 01/12/10
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Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
Originally Posted By: 361V
Good news: can only get better after that! thumb


I've had more days like that than I'd like to admit. 361V is right! Keep your head up!
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#12719679 - 04/17/18 07:34 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
Hog Jaw Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 2643
Loc: The Great State of Texas
I feel your pain , I continue to have days like that , but it’s all good when you do have a good day .

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#12719702 - 04/17/18 07:48 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
TwoLakes Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 956
Loc: Texarkana, AR
Sorry Fella!!! B.O.A.T. = Break Out Another Thousand. It's oh so true. Makes you want to quit fishing for about 24 hours, then you are ready to hit it again. :-)

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#12719718 - 04/17/18 07:57 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
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Registered: 06/02/02
Posts: 3989
Loc: Sachse
I know the feeling.. expect all of my stuff is house, vehicle, or family related...

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#12719842 - 04/17/18 09:22 AM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
Bass Buster1 Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1758
Loc: Denton
My wife and I were talking about our dreams the other day...Mine was a home, cars and boat with Nothing To Fix and no projects with plenty of time to fish and hunt and spend time with my family. I feel your pain brother, something to fix after just about every trip on my old boat. BTW if you want a cheap way to fix that trolling motor cord, Home Depot sells the coated cable by the foot and crimps to go with it. You can make one of those fancy cable pulls people spend $40 on for about $7.
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#12720369 - 04/17/18 02:29 PM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
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Registered: 05/30/13
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I’ve been catching fish in a place where I can just fish from the bank so I haven’t even put the boat in the water lately and probably won’t until that spot dies.

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#12720546 - 04/17/18 04:46 PM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: ETXfisher91]
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Registered: 06/02/15
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Loc: Lake Conroe/Willis
Originally Posted By: ETXfisher91
well let me know what you got for sale... I am looking for a cranking rod breakdance
roflmao

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#12720631 - 04/17/18 05:47 PM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: ETXfisher91]
DNewt Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/20/07
Posts: 144
Loc: Mckinney
Originally Posted By: ETXfisher91
well let me know what you got for sale... I am looking for a cranking rod breakdance
Apparently they don't work so buyer beware

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#12720733 - 04/17/18 07:07 PM Re: Spring 2018 [Re: DNewt]
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 3748
Loc: texas
Kinda makes you want to go in debt for a new rig doesn't it. realmad
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