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wastewaterguru

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Went out on Prior last night with no fishing rods and no bait. Just wanted to get on the water and play around while the wife and kids were at the Harry Potter movie.

Saw lots of 11 and 11.5 inch bass being caught. There was a 15 boat tournament going on. I hung out for the weigh in and enjoyed talking shop. I think its just about time to go back to bass fishing.

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Sounds like perfect size bait bro. lol

I'll admitt, I have done some bass fishing recently esp Topwater. They're not too bad to catch. lol

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I am getting out to meet my old friends the bucketmouths this weekend. I want to get up there tomorrow before sundown and try some topwater. Otherwise I am doing my favorite summer fishing and that is out on the water when the sky start going from black to blue, but the sun isn't up. There is that window where fish go nuts before the migration to deep water or burying themselves in cover. Good times...

...oh, this is the cat forum.

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Blasphemy! Can we get a moderator in here to lock this thread?

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I think its just about time to go back to bass fishing.

LOL...You've been saying that for 4 years now and it NEVER happens!

Sounds like a nice night on the water for the Guru's!

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slummin is right smirk

should we move this to the bass forum? laugh

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Bass fishin is a blast!!! I think more cat guys should take it up! whistle

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Even Bass fishing is a better use of your time than the Harry Potter movie.

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Stick with the river. The sunfish were biting by BP the other day on worms. Plenty of rough fish as well between cats.

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Worms it was. Had some river newbies out that just wanted to catch a fish.

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I believe DTRO has a video of a Bass catfish jumping out of the water.. Thats as close as one should get to bass fishing.

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