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#12770862 - 05/26/18 10:47 PM I have to brag on my wife!
LakeGilmerGuide Offline
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Registered: 03/28/17
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A little back story, my lovely wife likes to accompany me fishing pretty often, her attention span generally last about an hour and switches to getting a tan if they aren’t biting right away. She normally fishes a spinner bait or trap (easy fishing).

Yesterday on the way to the lake I said “Babe, I’m going to teach you to fish a Texas rig today”. Gave her a little run down on how to fish it and what she should imagine the bait doing in the water. Third cast of the day I look back at her and she has her rod bent over and relling on something. I looked over and said you hooked a stump (this happens pretty often). She said “Oh dang..NO IT’S SWIMMING SIDEWAYS”! I saw the fish jump and then I was I was laying on my stomach waiting on her to get it close enough to the boat that I could snatch it...her new PB and she hasn’t stopped talking about it since!

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#12770868 - 05/26/18 11:00 PM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Registered: 01/29/13
Posts: 462
Very nice fish congrats! thumb

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#12770873 - 05/26/18 11:06 PM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Good job mrs. ballen91!
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#12770886 - 05/26/18 11:37 PM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Nice fish and congratulations to the young lady. Nice job. cheers
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#12770913 - 05/27/18 01:20 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
ToasterWEyes Offline
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Registered: 11/17/17
Posts: 63
Loc: Burleson, Texas
Why I don't like my wife fishing....
Just kidding, congrats!!
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#12770921 - 05/27/18 04:34 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
Jobie99 Offline
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Registered: 10/14/03
Posts: 745
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Very cool

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#12770929 - 05/27/18 05:40 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Nice Fish!

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#12770940 - 05/27/18 06:24 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
wagonwheel Offline
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Registered: 06/06/11
Posts: 447
Loc: Mansfield, TX
Congratulations on a nice fish! Having a wife that enjoys fishing makes the sport so much better. Once she catches a few more like that, she will do less tanning and more fishing. At least that is how it happened with my wife.
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#12770944 - 05/27/18 06:35 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Loc: texas
Awesome, next up a jig & craw worm. thumb
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#12770953 - 05/27/18 06:59 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
bush hog Offline
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2575
Loc: Beckville, TX
Ya gotta watch for the swimming stumps...lol. Fantastic fish and congrats to your wife thumb

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#12770967 - 05/27/18 07:27 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 12064
Loc: San Antonio TX
Congratulations to your wife on her PB! Nice fish. woot

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#12770971 - 05/27/18 07:35 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Excellent fish, great story and good times. Thanks for sharing.
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#12770982 - 05/27/18 08:00 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
cactusrat Offline
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Registered: 04/09/18
Posts: 63
Loc: Mathis, Texas
Years ago I learned that fishing is just a waste time for me.

If I want fish on the table, minnows in the bucket, or bait for the trot line, send the girls/wife out fishing.bang

Congratulations to your wife. Very nice fish.thumb

Mr BAllen91 let your wife catch all the stumps she wants. wife


Edited by cactusrat (05/27/18 11:18 AM)

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#12770985 - 05/27/18 08:04 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Congrats! Beautiful, healthy, big bass
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#12770991 - 05/27/18 08:11 AM Re: I have to brag on my wife! [Re: LakeGilmerGuide]
Smurfs Offline
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Registered: 01/31/14
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Loc: Fort Worth
Awesome fish, cant wait to see what she catches when you teach her a wacky rig! thumb
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