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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129891
04/21/19 10:20 PM
04/21/19 10:20 PM
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Garland, TX
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I've met him at several events. Simply one of the nicest people I've ever met and a true gentleman. I'll always be a fan.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129904
04/21/19 10:39 PM
04/21/19 10:39 PM
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Inola, Oklahoma
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I've known him since I was a kid, my dad fished with him many times and they are good friends. What you see on TV is the real Jimmy, genuine and funny. We flew back on the same plane from Alaska one time, my wife was 8 1/2 months pregnant and asked him how his fishing went. He hadn't had much luck and she started telling how many salmon and halibut she had caught. He told her it wasn't fair because that was 2 against 1.

Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129905
04/21/19 10:39 PM
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NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
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NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
He has fun when he fishes on his show,..I like that. He could fish with me anytime,.. fish





Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129950
04/21/19 11:12 PM
04/21/19 11:12 PM
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TEXAS
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I fished with him once on Texoma and we all went out to dinner that night. He's exactly as everyone has described him ... nice guy and lots of fun to hang out with.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129961
04/21/19 11:19 PM
04/21/19 11:19 PM
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North Texas
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Jimmy Houston is great.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Duck_Hunter] #13129965
04/21/19 11:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Duck_Hunter
Jimmy Houston is great.




Great review, concise and to the point.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129969
04/21/19 11:23 PM
04/21/19 11:23 PM
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Decatur
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I met him at the 2001 classic in Naworlens lol he was a very nice and friendly person. I still watch his shows sometimes.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13129975
04/21/19 11:26 PM
04/21/19 11:26 PM
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albuquerque
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Met him at Mosers, now restaurant call something else at Lake Fork Marina, took pic of my wife with him, he sure is a great guy.


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13130231
04/22/19 09:37 AM
04/22/19 09:37 AM
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NRH, TX
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I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with Jimmy the last 2 years at the CAST for kids events in Waco. He’s my wife’s favorite fisherman... always super nice, ready to shake my hand, talk fishing, and give the wife a big ole hug.

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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13130318
04/22/19 12:34 PM
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Jimmy Houston and Moe Howard(3 Stooges). Two of the more famous Chile Bowl haircuts in my lifetime!
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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: 361V] #13130325
04/22/19 12:43 PM
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Southlake, Texas
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He is a good dude, no question about it.


Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Der Vorsteher] #13130379
04/22/19 01:38 PM
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Hideaway, TX
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Originally Posted by Der Vorsteher
Originally Posted by Frank the Tank
Seems like a great guy, I’d like to fish with ol Jimmy sometime. Best he’s a hoot to be in a boat with.



My grandfather was good friends with him. They fished Texhoma a lot. Before my uncle died he went and filmed an episode with him. Not sure if it ever aired or not. Uncle died at 16. I've got an old school Jimmy Houston hat he signed.



That is really cool coach. thumb


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13130554
04/22/19 04:24 PM
04/22/19 04:24 PM
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Bossier City, LA
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Jimmy Houston is super cool! Back in 1998 when the Bass Pro opened up in North Carolina he was there for the Spring Classic and I stood in line and had him sign his book and a hat for me! Still have that book and enjoy watching him on tv! And YES I do KISS bass before releasing them!!


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Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: bassmanrudy] #13130613
04/22/19 05:25 PM
04/22/19 05:25 PM
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Belton, TX
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I remember when he gave that talk at the Fishing for Freedom, He said what ever you did to catch your last fish keep doing that even if it was making a birdsnest in your reel, if that caught a fish then you should get a birdsnest on EVERY CAST, Very down to earth gentleman and really funny.

Re: Jimmy Houston [Re: Schroeder] #13139673
04/30/19 06:35 PM
04/30/19 06:35 PM
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I got to fish with Jimmy on the lake behind his house. I won a auction to buy the kids in the small town I live in state champ rings. Jimmy donated the trip. Hank Parker called him while we were fishing and he put his phone on speaker and they talked 30 minutes and there was no doubt who he was talking with. After the day was over his wife Chris and fried some fish and he invited me to have dinner with them. He kissed fish and did it all it was something I will never forget. We whacked'em just to make it sweeter!!

Jimmy is as good as they come.....

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