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Stratos 283 FS
07-18-2009, 10:49 PM
I took my 8 year old son to Egypt Bend today and enjoyed a beautiful day on the river. We didn't catch a lot but we fished from 9:30 to 3:30 so we missed the best parts of the day. We started up river in about 3' of water throwing a fluke and a Rebel crawdad between the ledges. I caught one on the crank and he had a few bites on the fluke. When we got down to 7'-8' of water I tied a watermelon Zoom tiny fluke on a dropshot on my sons rod (thanks for the tip wayne /tu/). We got a few bites but didn't boat anything so I hit some laydowns that Garry and I caught a few on in the tourny last Saturday. I caught one on a jig and one on a lizard and my son started throwing his dropshot around the wood. He made my day by out fishing me! He caught several largemouth, a few bluegill, and his first smallie. Everything we caught was small but we still had a great day. I am looking forward to many more days of being out fished.

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Bigcountry
07-19-2009, 12:23 PM
Nice job i wish i could have spent more quality time with my kids,

J.Cash
07-20-2009, 08:03 AM
Awesome! Couple more years and I be in the same boat....
We went to shen @ shen sat, and sun... I went alone sat and caught 13... Both large and small mouth.. The biggest was a 15 inch LM... Sun the wife an I went and we boated 15 with 6 or seven getting off right at the boat. Wimpy hook sets I geuss..lol Caught my first drop shot fish sat, and caught 10 more all together on a small watermelon finess worm... Caught 2 smallies over 14 sunday.. Wife had the biggest.. as usual... haha Owe andy I remembered what i wanted to ask you, where is the station that sells ethynol frees gas? lol

Cool to see Ducknfish, and bill and family sund...right on for the hooks, the both of ya.... hahaha

DucknFish
07-20-2009, 02:41 PM
good job Stratos glad to hear i am not the only one that gets out fished by thier son.

Stratos 283 FS
07-20-2009, 06:06 PM
Hey cash, the Southern States on Liberty St. on the left just before you get to Charles St. has ethanol free gas.