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Blessed day on the water! #13290493 09/23/19 01:06 PM
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At 50 I have learned that you can't do anything about yesterday, we aren't promised tomorrow, but we do have today in front of us! Life is far too short, and we need to take advantage of every possible day with our family and the few we have with great friends! Due to the wind forecast, my lifelong buddy Jon met me at a small county lake that is about halfway between the two of us. We got on the water about 8:00 and started scanning. We marked a lot of fish that were unwilling to bite. When we could get a bite they were short striking, so we downsized and couldn't get a willing participant at all. Go back to a bigger bait and the strikes were there. While the wind did get up on us a few times, it was actually not too bad and made for a great day on the water. Most fish were found in 10-12.5 FOW. We got all of our fish on Thermocline Lures 2-2.5" tadpoles in Silverflash Chartreuse. No monsters or limits, but I caught some good crappie. This story wouldn't be complete if I didn't add the fact that I took Jon crappie fishing and he was catfishing! It probably isn't super important to point that out, but hey, what are buddies for?
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Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13290557 09/23/19 02:05 PM
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You sure are right about that!!!....Looks like a great trip and that is a cool looking boat!!! thumb

Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13290654 09/23/19 03:47 PM
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Heck yeah!!! You catching so many fish you gotta tape up your fingers!! I got a set of sun gloves this year and it seems like the first fish I catch when I put em on is a catfish!! hammer

Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: serj5150] #13290657 09/23/19 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by serj5150
You sure are right about that!!!....Looks like a great trip and that is a cool looking boat!!! thumb


serj5150 it is a Royal. Here is a link to more pics, if you know anyone looking for such, it is for sale.
https://texasfishingforum.com/forum...hine-up-for-sale-price-drop#Post13174625


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Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: Slewfoot] #13290660 09/23/19 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Slewfoot
Heck yeah!!! You catching so many fish you gotta tape up your fingers!! I got a set of sun gloves this year and it seems like the first fish I catch when I put em on is a catfish!! hammer


I use band aids as they seem to hold on pretty good. Fishing with braid all the time, I think the sun glove idea might work better!


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Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13290776 09/23/19 06:11 PM
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Nice fishies!

Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13291151 09/24/19 12:48 AM
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Solid post and solid fish. Good job. thumb




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Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13291178 09/24/19 01:12 AM
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thumb Awesome job!

Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13292730 09/25/19 02:45 PM
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Great post and pics! thumb

Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13292816 09/25/19 03:47 PM
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I Totally agree! Nice Crappie.. banana


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Re: Blessed day on the water! [Re: red snappa] #13293213 09/25/19 11:21 PM
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Nice Fish in the Heat of Summer. What lake were You on? Love the boat too!

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