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Glad I didn't go home... #13768307 11/13/20 01:09 AM
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Third cast of the day I caught a 7 lbs 1 oz, next cast was 2 lbs 14 oz, figured I might have blew my wad for the day. Then nothing but a bunch of magnum white bass until the last hour of the day when I ran into a school of very pissed off 3 to 5 pounders smile
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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13768474 11/13/20 02:57 AM
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Nice fish!

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Sounds like a good day!


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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13768657 11/13/20 12:36 PM
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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13768755 11/13/20 01:50 PM
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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13768844 11/13/20 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Lone_Wolf
long arm much roflmao

Yep, rather see the fish than my ugly mug!

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Originally Posted by BassPontoon
Sounds like a good day!

Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13769125 11/13/20 05:48 PM
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those kind of days don't come very often. Recognizing when it is happening and going with it is important. Congrats.


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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: Bruce Allen] #13769659 11/14/20 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Bruce Allen
those kind of days don't come very often...


Thankfully they happen quite frequently at Falcon because something has to balance this kind of thing out - today is the 3rd time prop shaft / prop breakage issues in 18 months cry

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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: markson] #13770965 11/15/20 04:08 AM
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Originally Posted by markson
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those kind of days don't come very often...


Thankfully they happen quite frequently at Falcon because something has to balance this kind of thing out - today is the 3rd time prop shaft / prop breakage issues in 18 months cry

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Wow...are you hitting big stumps or rocks on the dam to cause that much damage? That's crazy! Have you seen the "rumor" of the two guys getting robbed in Salanius? True or not true?


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Re: Glad I didn't go home... [Re: fivebites] #13771166 11/15/20 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by fivebites

Wow...are you hitting big stumps or rocks on the dam to cause that much damage? That's crazy! Have you seen the "rumor" of the two guys getting robbed in Salanius? True or not true?

This time there was no underwater impact at all, no previous prop damage or thrust washer issues. It just sheared right off at WOT with no warning. I have been very careful to inspect and maintain my prop, collar spacing, thrust washer and torque setting since the previous two incidents, so I am going to press Yamaha on this if they deny the claim and ask them to provide metallurgical analysis because it seems to be a failed prop shaft. I do feel lucky that it just sheared off and did not impact the lower unit case, hopefully there is no internal damage.

As far as the "rumor" goes I don't know that any one mentioned a robbery, just a boarding, search and run off. I posted a recap of my experiences and observations from the Salinias here: https://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/13770599/re-falcon-alert#Post13770599

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