texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Texasbassguide, Kickinbass903, Joshep P, Doc_0424, Vital
115220 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 101,795
hopalong 96,131
Pilothawk 80,817
John175☮ 78,932
Bigbob_FTW 73,163
JDavis7873 67,402
Derek 🐝 66,461
Mark Perry 62,620
Forum Statistics
Forums61
Topics1,146,688
Posts15,674,271
Members140,220
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! #13923450 03/15/21 02:25 PM
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
S
Slewfoot Offline OP
TFF Team Angler
OP Offline
TFF Team Angler
S
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
I don't even know where to begin! What an incredible week in Grenada, MS. Headed over Monday morning with little man since he was on spring break and we hit the lake a couple days before the Crappie Masters tourney on Friday and Sat. Fishing was pretty tough for me as the fish were real spooky and would not respond to casting to them. As big as my boat is it was hard to sneak up on them so I actually went and bought a 16' rod Wed eve and used it the rest of the trip! Prefishing I caught several 2-2.5 pound fish but nothing good for Grenada! I did lose a 3 plus fish trying to boat flip it while little man was asleep on the floor on top of the net! Hook just tore out as she was coming out the water. They just lay there on the surface for a while so you get a good look at em heartbroken! bang

He caught several 2 pounders the last day but his 3 pounder eluded him. Mom and dad met me in Vicksburg Thursday afternoon and I made it back just in time to eat steaks with Terry Stewart and his family and several other competitors before competition began Friday morning. Clay had caught 2 over 3 pounds prefishing and we settled on the mouth of a ditch leading back to a spawning area to start out on Friday morning. You had to hold a bait on these fishes nose for 15-20 seconds sometimes before they would acknowledge it. Sometimes nosing up 2-3 times only to swim off! These fish get hammered every day you can get a boat on the lake and they have PHD's! We had best luck chasing down roaming fish and pushing a bait past them to get them to react. The lake is full of carp and it took several days to distinguish between a large crappie and a carp! First day of the tournament was my second day with a 16' rod in my hand and I told clay I wasn't gonna boat flip anything good so be ready with the net! We worked together well on Friday with me leaning out past the Garmin on the front of the boat like a hood ornament on a Rolls Royce! He would steer me to the fish and as I hooked them I would swing the rod towards the back of the boat so he could net them! We had 2 fish over 3 pounds on my scale and one close that I'm sure was 3 plus on a certified scale. We gained nearly a pound and a half on day 1 from what our scale showed and .25 on out big fish which is my new PB at 3.71! Crazy with a 2.99 average on 7 fish we would still be in 5th place after day 1!

Day 2 we figured our ditch would reload and it they weren't there they would have pushed back further into the spawning cove and we were able to catch a fish close to 3 in both areas but the rest were just low 2's on my scale. We made a move out to the trees Langdon and I did well in on Thursday and culled a few there but made that move too late! Found out they had opened the gates Sat in anticipation of the expected rains and it pulled those fish out the the timber in the river channel. Still had 17.42 our second best weight ever in a crappie tournament. Finished up with an 18th place check and a check for second place big fish! Will be seeing you again in May Grenada! And every March for as long as I can crappie fish! Congrats to Zeke and Dillon on the big win and shattering the CM all time weight record! Unbelievable!! And thanks to all the awesome folks that support us along the way! We couldn't do it without them!

Slew cowboy

Wet Rooster Jigs Fishing Super Store
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923455 03/15/21 02:28 PM
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
S
Slewfoot Offline OP
TFF Team Angler
OP Offline
TFF Team Angler
S
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923510 03/15/21 03:08 PM
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 136
J
Jezreel Online Content
Outdoorsman
Online Content
Outdoorsman
J
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 136
Oh My Gosh! ! ! Great Report! And Great Fishin’! ! ! Great Job! Had to be fun.

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923515 03/15/21 03:12 PM
Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 10,408
J
JIM SR. Online Happy
TFF Guru
Online Happy
TFF Guru
J
Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 10,408
WOW... clap

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923596 03/15/21 04:03 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,719
H
HOGON Offline
Extreme Angler
Offline
Extreme Angler
H
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,719
Congratulations!!! What an amazing time and memory for life. cheers


ACC CRAPPIE STIX
BONEHEAD TACKLE
LEWS REELS
PEPOPS JIGS
FEARLESS JIGS
BUBBAS BAITS
MAD CRAPPIE JIGS
DANS JIGS
CRAZY ANGLER TACKLE
THERMOCLINE LURES
CONSTANT PURSUIT OUTFITTERS
MR CRAPPIE
POWER PRO SUPER SLICK BRAID
BERKLEY VANISH GOLD/TRANSITION
LIFT SAVER TROLLING MOTOR MOUNT
SHUT UP AND FISH
SLAB SYNDICATE JIGS
THUMPER ELITE OUTFITTERS
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923612 03/15/21 04:18 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 3,378
G
gar1970 Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Online Content
TFF Team Angler
G
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 3,378
Awesome!


https://www.Jiglyf.com

TPWD ELITE ANGLER
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923652 03/15/21 05:02 PM
Joined: Aug 2020
Posts: 3
E
ElkOne Offline
Green Horn
Offline
Green Horn
E
Joined: Aug 2020
Posts: 3
Beautiful fish, WOW!

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13923718 03/15/21 05:53 PM
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 16,171
Magged Out Online Confused
TFF Guru
Online Confused
TFF Guru
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 16,171
42.85 on 14 Slabs eek2


I'd Tack That!!
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13924215 03/16/21 01:20 AM
Joined: Jun 2020
Posts: 377
Drycreek3189 Offline
Angler
Offline
Angler
Joined: Jun 2020
Posts: 377
That must have been some experience !

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13924740 03/16/21 02:25 PM
Joined: Jan 2017
Posts: 3,630
P
Pot licker Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Online Content
TFF Team Angler
P
Joined: Jan 2017
Posts: 3,630
Wow thats awesome! cheers

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13925264 03/16/21 10:05 PM
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
S
Slewfoot Offline OP
TFF Team Angler
OP Offline
TFF Team Angler
S
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 3,573
Thanks ya'll! Heck of a trip! Looking forward to going back already! Tx is fishing great right now! I'm booked for March I think but have some weekday availability mid April and have 2 weekend dates avaiable still April 18th and 25th.

Travis brought his brother and dad with me to Pines and they beat down a cooler of slabs in short order! thumb[Linked Image]

Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13925358 03/16/21 11:31 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 61,677
banker-always fishing Offline
Super Freak
Offline
Super Freak
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 61,677
Nice slabs. thumb


[Linked Image][Linked Image]

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

Sinner's Prayer. God forgive me a sinner. I accept Jesus Christ as my Savior !
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13925449 03/17/21 12:53 AM
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 199
T
Texas Grown Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
T
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 199
I've been wonder-n how this turned out smile! Thank you for posting smile. Big congrats to you and Clay! And congrats on the 3.71! cheers


G3 river Jon - "The Wild Thing"

"The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!"
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13926949 03/18/21 02:09 AM
Joined: Jun 2019
Posts: 321
A
Asleep At The Reel Offline
Angler
Offline
Angler
A
Joined: Jun 2019
Posts: 321
Great story. Enjoyed watching your weights as the days went by. Congrats on a well fought fight. Was pulling for you all. One day I will fish that lake. Been trying but things did not work out twice now. One day! Great job and great story! That is a memory that your son will remember!


______________________
Chris Gill
United States Army Ret
Served my Country Proudly! Even Freedom isn't free, people paid with their lives to give us the opportunity to do what we do today!
https://lonestarwarriorsoutdoors.org/

ASLEEP AT THE REEL (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpYfRLf2MT7MkD-jsDrbMkw
Re: Not everything is bigger in Texas!!!! [Re: Slewfoot] #13926954 03/18/21 02:13 AM
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 63
B
Brickmaker Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
B
Joined: Sep 2020
Posts: 63
Nice fish

Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3