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#12833196 - 07/18/18 05:28 PM 108 degrees this weekend
timbertoes Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Van Alstyne
crazy. does it feel like 100 on the lake or 120 ???

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#12833293 - 07/18/18 06:44 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
PKfishin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2893
Loc: Texas
120. Brutal at PK today.
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John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee.

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#12833305 - 07/18/18 06:51 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
timbertoes Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Van Alstyne
going to take towels to wet down and put on my head and back.
long sleeved white shirt.
two bottles of pedialyte obtained.
and
one heck of a long extension cord for the AC Unit!

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#12833597 - 07/19/18 04:49 AM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
hawghoover Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/28/15
Posts: 665
Loc: Lewisville Tx
im going at 6am home by 9am!

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#12833614 - 07/19/18 06:03 AM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
Gamblinman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3674
Loc: Yantis, TX
Remember to hydrate the evening BEFORE fishing. Once in the heat, the body cannot absorb it quick enough to replenish vital organs.

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#12833687 - 07/19/18 08:06 AM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
BrazosRiverTom Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 668
Loc: Mineral Wells, TX
As much as I want to go, I am over 70 and high temps is just not worth risking it for a fish, even a crappie. Believe it is best to stay home under the a/c. If you do go out, get off the lake early. Be safe out there cool (sounds like Hill Street Blues)


Edited by BrazosRiverTom (07/19/18 08:07 AM)
Edit Reason: Spelling correction

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#12833952 - 07/19/18 10:36 AM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: Gamblinman]
timbertoes Offline
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Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Van Alstyne
Originally Posted By: Gamblinman
Remember to hydrate the evening BEFORE fishing. Once in the heat, the body cannot absorb it quick enough to replenish vital organs.


yes this for sure

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#12834084 - 07/19/18 12:12 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: BrazosRiverTom]
PKfishin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2893
Loc: Texas
Smart move Tom. Water temp down lake at Neely Slough is 87, so you can't even cool off in the lake. You have to get wet and get the boat on plane to cool off. Time to go to New Mexico and chase Trout.
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#12834175 - 07/19/18 01:15 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Registered: 01/21/01
Posts: 6780
Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
DEPENDS ON YOUR BOAT SETUP. We fished today until 11:15 AM on my pontoon but were mostly in the shade after 9:30. My boat has bimini canopys front to rear.

We caught about 80 Crappie with 23 kept. Small Slab Bandits in 12'-16' over brushpiles.

Most boats can easily be fitted with a canopy or umbrella. Makes a huge difference.
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#12834392 - 07/19/18 04:26 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: ERNEST PATY]
jp24 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 167
Loc: Texas
show off.

cool laugh cheers

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#12834418 - 07/19/18 04:40 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2664
Loc: Beckville, TX
Try an umbrella rig. You won't believe the temp difference with just a little shade.

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#12834453 - 07/19/18 04:55 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
JIM SR. Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 7801
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET

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#12834491 - 07/19/18 05:15 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
Gamblinman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3674
Loc: Yantis, TX
My weather station says its 108°, with a Heat Index of 121° here in Yantis. I can stand it till about 11, then I head for some A/C and a cold beer.

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#12834533 - 07/19/18 05:38 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
timbertoes Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Van Alstyne
where did you buy the umbrellas ?

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#12834562 - 07/19/18 05:56 PM Re: 108 degrees this weekend [Re: timbertoes]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 7801
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
"At Home", used to be Garden Ridge..about $15 each 2 years ago.

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