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A Very Special Day on the Water #13278647 09/12/19 04:40 PM
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If you've ever wondered what a hero looks like, there's three of them in the picture below. I had the privilege of spending the morning of what is usually a very mournful day in the history of our country, guiding the combat vets on what was a very special outing. Both the Navy and Marines were represented on this trip, so you know there was some trash talk going on. We spent our morning on main lake points and humps, focusing on logs and submerged timber in 12-15ft. We caught them on jigs from both Slab Syndicate and Constant Pursuit Outfitters until around 9:00am, then it was minnow time if you wanted to get bit.

Listening to these guys and there stories made for both a very entertaining and a very saddening morning, with the reality of what they continue to go through still very apparent to an outsider looking in. The woods and the water are both places where I've seen combat vets get a chance to open up, as they can say exactly what they want, and nobody is there to judge. These guys are heroes of this country, and the fact they trust me to help them and show them a good time, is beyond humbling. I am a very blessed man to hunt and fish for a living, and I owe to all to the Man upstairs and those who have fought for my right to live the way I get to live.

To all active service members and to those that have served, thank you.

If you or one of your party is current or prior military, please let me know at the time of booking so I can give you a discount on your trip. I'll never be able to repay the debt I owe you, but it's the least I can do to say thank you.

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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278687 09/12/19 05:10 PM
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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278690 09/12/19 05:12 PM
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Nice fish, great post, and thank you to those who have served our country to keep us free.

Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278701 09/12/19 05:17 PM
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Great job Laner!


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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278757 09/12/19 05:53 PM
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Nice, Very Nice.....


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Nice, Very Nice.....


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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278836 09/12/19 06:49 PM
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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278865 09/12/19 07:14 PM
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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13278877 09/12/19 07:20 PM
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Man those are some slabs!! Excellent post, thanks for sharing!!

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Awesome post Lane. flag

Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13281191 09/15/19 02:55 AM
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I grew up in the military, and believe me, those that serve are special people. They do their jobs selflessly and serve with honor. Thanks guys, and nice fish!


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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13281970 09/15/19 10:47 PM
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Re: A Very Special Day on the Water [Re: Laner] #13282069 09/16/19 12:32 AM
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Nice work Laner!!!

Those men deserved a nice day on the water

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