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Old 06-22-2012, 12:00 PM
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I'm getting my game plan all ready and my gear rigged up for a good bass tourney with some good people. It's gonna be friendly of course, but I'm trying to bring my serious A-game tomorrow morning. Overall I'm looking forward to it, just have to calm the excitement nerves down a bit haha
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:19 PM
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Hope we don't get rained out...
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:08 PM
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Yeah I was hoping the same thing.
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by flhunter91 View Post
I'm getting my game plan all ready and my gear rigged up for a good bass tourney with some good people. It's gonna be friendly of course, but I'm trying to bring my serious A-game tomorrow morning. Overall I'm looking forward to it, just have to calm the excitement nerves down a bit haha
Whether fishing a serious tournament or a friendly-match, I would suggest not getting nervous or worked up over the situation. You wouldn't not believe how rough that can make for a day of fishing. Little things like nerves and excitement can cause you to fish differently and become much less effective.

Good luck!
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:11 PM
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Amen to that Buck...fact..I wish you would be there...(-:
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:42 PM
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Hey Zack,

Try and take pictures of your 2 best fish so that I can post them on here...if they are on your phone..send them to my phone..I can transfer them..

It's not necessary..but would be nice.
Keep safe..the gators are might see your kayak as a big snack...How many rods can you put in your kayak?

I will text tomorrow at 5
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:18 PM
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Hey Chuck,

My phone has internet so ill be able to post my fish if I get them haha. If the gators get close I just move away. I'll be safe though. I have a basket in the back of the kayak and I am carrying 4 rods tomorrow with the lures I'm gonna try to use tomorrow. Hopefully the rain holds off tomorrow morning. Lookin forward to hearing you in the morning.
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:30 AM
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Wow! That was exciting...After I boated my first fish I was shaking like a leaf.

Not sure how the other guys play by play went..but the word is out..KVD' sexy frog is HOT but I need to learn how to set the hook..I had a huge one get off and 2 more within 15 minutes of getting on the lake..very frustrating..so I went with what works for me..the black worm..I boated 6 ..my 2 best weighing only 4 3/4 pounds.. Zack was right behind me at 31/2 pounds..he lost a big one and I lost 2 big ones..My son Matt had a hard time getting them to cooperate..he got skunked..

That was fun...and will have a redo next Sat.

Here's my first fish 2.25 pounds.
I also got a gar about 24 inches long..took a while to unhook the thing/

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Old 06-23-2012, 07:53 AM
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Had a great time today as well. It was a slow start but it picked up steadily after awhile. Hey Chuck, how long were you working that frog until you switched up. I tried a popper for about 15 minutes and just stopped haha.
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:02 AM
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I am glad you guys all had some fun down there fishing. Sorry to hear you guys lost the big ones but, then a agin don't the big ones always get away.. LOL Well in most cases anyways.

I tried a popper for about 15 minutes and just stopped haha.
Poppers normally work good here for smallmouths. I have never tried them on largemouths though. I am thinking about tying up a hairwing mouse out of deer hair. The hair keeps them pretty well weedless and the action of just popping along should prove pretty good. They almost always work good for a top water lure. The flyrod is something I know how to use..lol Thanks for the idea on top water lures.

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