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    najerry

    Patoka

    Thread Starter: najerry

    After not fishing Patoka for several years, I have went there 2 times in the last month. Let me start with the fact that I am not a pro...

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    cumberlandguy1

    Herrington Monster

    Thread Starter: cumberlandguy1

    Ok...here goes. Back in 1977 I was fishing with my uncle and his best friend during the day. We had put in at Chimney Rock, but I'm not...

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    houseboatjoe

    Jumps,stripers

    Thread Starter: houseboatjoe

    has anyone seen any jumps in cumberland

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    CaptObvious

    Dale

    Thread Starter: CaptObvious

    I know everyone is scrambling to go to the lakes next week and I am too. Iím going down to Dale for a quickie, Tuesday and Wednesday. Iím...

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    rickhise

    Helix graph questions

    Thread Starter: rickhise

    Decided to buy this unit, going with the nine. ( now an Boat show season possibly) Will be adding the Terrova minn Kota With plans to...

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    Mike Gerry

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    Judy Helmey

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    Judy Helmey

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    Mike Gerry

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    Judy Helmey

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    Lee McClellan

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    Mike Gerry

    Fall Dock Fishing

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    nitro929

    Finally got into jumps

    Finally got into a good jump. They stayed up long enough for us to catch 6 between 26 and 32 in. All the way in the back of a creek. It was a blast.

    nitro929 18 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    bigwormy

    One more year and then I going fishing!

    Dave, I took your class and learned so much on reading a map. You may remember my brother fighting stage IV cancer also and he's winning as well. Still

    bigwormy 17 Hours Ago Go to last post
    clc

    urgent update

    I'm cancelling tomorrows tournament due to weather, I've had several calls of not coming. I can try to have one more if I receive more interest.

    clc 20 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Fishin is life

    Slump? or am I doing something wrong?

    I throw my jig on a 7'5 rod and my worm on a 7'3. My spinning rods are 7'1 and 7'3. I dont think the longer rods are a must, but what youre comfortable

    Fishin is life 1 Day Ago Go to last post
    teebass11

    Slump? or am I doing something wrong?

    I have read by so many that a 6'-6" rod is ideal for jig and worm, years ago all we had were 6' rods and seem like I never lost fish...But back then

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    Dave Stewart

    One more year and then I going fishing!

    Thanks for your thoughts and prayers Bob. I have survived this Stage IV cancer for over 4 years now and I know that having so many folks praying and

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    fishfever

    Slump? or am I doing something wrong?

    I have had a similar year of more lost fish than ever before. I too switched from mono to braid w/ fluoro leader and a stout carbon fiber rod. I really

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    GeoFisher

    Slump? or am I doing something wrong?

    I agree with a better rod..........but for gods sake, don't go out and mortgage the house for some good NRX rods .

    Buy the best you

    GeoFisher 1 Day Ago Go to last post