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Deitz Dittrich

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as many of you know or not... I get to work a lot of different store events to work for a few of my sponsors. I end up at Cabelas in Rogers a half dozen times a year on average..

this last weekend was one of those times. Saturday was a bit slow, and it was right around feeding time for the fishes. I got to be a part of it this time. .. I have watched it a dozen times or so, which if you never have been there during a feeding, you owe it to yourself to go watch.. Its nothing short of amazing..

but anyway, this time I got to go above the tanks and actually be a part of the feeding. It was awesome!

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What did they drop in? I haven't been there during a feeding, but would love to see it some time. I know the bluegill in the tank here at the house goes nuts when I drop a few minnows in there.

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The gills and crappie get your typical fatheads and large crappie minnows.. Bass got sucker minnows and fat heads.. walleye and ski got mostly suckers.

as for the sched.. they feed them every other day.. call ahead to find out when.

seriously worth it if you are in the area.

I cant even describe how fast those smallies are when they are on a mission.

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i have watched it a few times it is so good i think they could charge admission - it is amazing - deitz the next time you are there bring a lazer pointer i heard good things

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That would be cool to witness. My buddy had 4 nice size Oscars in a 55 gallon that demolished a doz feeder goldfish. Scales would float around everywhere and they would eat as much as their mouth could hold with goldfish tales sticking out. Fatso's!

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Did it feel like you had a bunch of little slave fish following you from one end of the tank to the other??? lol I remember when I saw them eat, they all gathered to the feeding spot like a bunch of hungry wolves! Cool stuff dietz!

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They get fed at 1 o'clock about every other day. Deitz the best is in the walleye tank when you are up top and some minnows think they are pretty smart and duck under the seat in the boat up top, only to realize thats where "Bouzer" the dog fish lives. They go in but don't come out.

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I feed them about a dozen times a year when the regulars aren't around to do it, and it's really cool. The bass will follow you from one end of the tank to the other just waiting for you to drop in the food!

I can't help but wish it was like that when I'm out in the boat. Can you imagine just dropping the trolling motor and seeing a school of bass just staring at you?? LOL

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I was down in Springfield, MO last Easter and got to watch the feeding time at the Bass Pro Shops. Very cool to see. There was a guy in scuba gear that was in the tank with a microphone that he could talk to the presenter who was identifying all of the different species of fish. It was neat to see him hand feeding the fish. Some of those catfish would be fun to set into.

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They get fed at 1 o'clock about every other day. Deitz the best is in the walleye tank when you are up top and some minnows think they are pretty smart and duck under the seat in the boat up top, only to realize thats where "Bouzer" the dog fish lives. They go in but don't come out.

LMAO, "bouzer"

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