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#12745643 - 05/06/18 07:49 PM When two friends who havent.....
canyoncreek06 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/03/16
Posts: 599
Loc: Victoria, TX
crappie fished in years get together last minute it makes for some great times. Gary and I have been best of friends since we were 7 years old. We began playing golf together at that time and were teammates throughout high school winning a state championship together our Sr. Year. We were also college roommates for a few years. Our competitive "rivalry" has always been friendly for the most part except when we were opponents in Little League. hmmm His family lived below the dam at Lake Texana and when it opened in the early 80's he and his dad would let me tag along fishing out of their extra wide/extra deep aluminum boat then upgrading to a Skeeter that would flat out run. We spent many a day chasing bass and crappie making lots of great memories. We have made a few saltwater trips together over the years and have talked about a crappie trip but just haven't made it happen. We chatted a little on Friday and decided to change that. He drove down from Houston yesterday morning and we made it to the lake about 11am. We ended up with 38. Today we hit the lake early so he could get back to Houston and wound up with 26. Today we had to work a little harder and the bite was pretty slow. It was a fun filled weekend sharing stories and reminiscing of past trips. Majority of our fish came on Stump Thumper Jigs in 13-20FOW suspended from 12-15ft. Water temp has risen into the low 80's.


Cooler Pic Saturday

Cooler Pic Sunday

Gary with a nice slab

Gary's biggest from the weekend

New custom color I had made by Stump Thumper

Custom Jig

Beautiful Sunday morning to be on the water

My 3.87 ditch pickle.
Columbus took a chance and he made it.

#12745647 - 05/06/18 07:54 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
Ken Gaby Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/08/07
Posts: 2958
Loc: Belton, TX
thumb Friends having fun; the way it's supposed to be.
A life without God is like an unsharpened pencil, it has no point. Billy Graham Best crappie and catfish rods/reels Premium crappie baits and jig tying accessories / "Helping YOU catch MORE & LARGER fish!" World's Best Rod Holders

#12745707 - 05/06/18 08:53 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
pop r Offline

Registered: 09/25/17
Posts: 292
Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
thumb thumb Great job making even more memories.

#12745729 - 05/06/18 09:07 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
banker-always fishing Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 44362
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Yes Sir "It just don't get any better"! cheers Awesome post! thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#12745733 - 05/06/18 09:12 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
SlabNSteve Offline

Registered: 09/13/09
Posts: 234
Loc: Cleburne, Tx.
That's awesome!!!

Time on the water and sharing it with a great friend is what it's all about.

#12745766 - 05/06/18 09:42 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
Papa John Offline

Registered: 03/17/12
Posts: 174
Loc: Brazos River, Tin Top, TX
Nice catch guys!!!

Edited by Papa John (05/06/18 09:43 PM)
"21 Ft Sun Tracker Fishing Barge, Trackin' some slabs"

#12745813 - 05/06/18 10:37 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12186
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Yes Sir "It just don't get any better"! cheers Awesome post! thumb

Totally Agree! Nice fish guys! woot

#12745834 - 05/06/18 11:21 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
Pot licker Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/22/17
Posts: 999
Loc: SW Texas
Nice post thumb

#12746442 - 05/07/18 01:57 PM Re: When two friends who havent..... [Re: canyoncreek06]
cellis Offline
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Registered: 05/15/02
Posts: 8126
Loc: Arlington
Good stuff. Congrats thumb


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