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Am I wrong #13460701 03/05/20 02:16 AM
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So I have a scenario for everyone. So my buddy and I like to catch our fish during the week, tie them up somewhere only we can find them, and then weigh them in on tournament day. We only go out during the off limits period because for some reason the lake is always less crowded. So we were snagging bass off beds the other day and we tag one about 6 and as we are tying him up to a stump, my buddy drops the stringer. I go in head first after It and lose contact with the boat for only a few seconds. Am I cheating because I didn’t maintain contact with the boat? Also if you have any recommendations for lead weights that slide down a bass’s throat easily I’m all ears. Thanks in advance fellas!


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460704 03/05/20 02:18 AM
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Depending on the payout, tungsten could be a better investment.


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460716 03/05/20 02:29 AM
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I would have to search the trail's rules to see if there is a grey area we might be able to claim for your situation. I am sure we can get there though and explain it to your TD so he sees how you didn't actually violate any rules.

Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460717 03/05/20 02:30 AM
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roflmao I highly recommend this read for pointers The Weight of Guilt


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460773 03/05/20 03:35 AM
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Seems legit to me! peep


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460829 03/05/20 04:55 AM
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You’re good.


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460841 03/05/20 05:16 AM
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Maybe some steel shot would be cheaper than tungsten weights???

Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460848 03/05/20 05:55 AM
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As long as you don't have a chainsaw in the boat.

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Been drinking since 7 and still can’t find the humor in this dumb [censored] post.

Re: Am I wrong [Re: Barrett] #13460882 03/05/20 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Barrett
Been drinking since 7 and still can’t find the humor in this dumb [censored] post.


You started at 7? I didn't start drinking until I was about 18. cheers

Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460910 03/05/20 12:15 PM
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I think you're good because the boat contact rule only pertains to tournament hours, not for pre-fishing. The only real question is whether your jersey and straight bill will be dry by tournament day. bolt

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Originally Posted by stratos caster
As long as you don't have a chainsaw in the boat.



Hahaha!!!

Re: Am I wrong [Re: joebass2] #13460935 03/05/20 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by joebass2
I think you're good because the boat contact rule only pertains to tournament hours, not for pre-fishing. The only real question is whether your jersey and straight bill will be dry by tournament day. bolt



I’m good on the jersey because I bought multiple ones from tackle warehouse. I did however lose my white oakleys in the debacle.


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Re: Am I wrong [Re: Josh Seale] #13460937 03/05/20 12:51 PM
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You must be wearing the tournament approved Speedo in order to leave the boat and lose cotact with any portion of your body.


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