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Fishing thread

Discussion in 'JK Handmade Knives' started by ty_higg, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Hey fellow fishermans. I actually have something to contribute to this thread.

    Went out fishing in my almost new kayak today.
    Didn't catch anything but had a good time on the lake.
    I got too good a deal on this Walmart Kayak (Lifetime) from my neighbor.
    He had just bought it this summer, but decided he wanted a sit on top for fishing so he sold me this one for cheap.($50)
    It ain't great for fishing out of, but I can back troll for trout no problem.(haven't caught any trout yet in three attempts)

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    I have also been fishing the pond up in the woods where I hike and catching Smallmouth Bass and Crappie.
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    I was using this telescoping pole with a Zebco Micro 33 until I broke it the other day trying to horse a lure off a snag.
    I know better than to pull on the rod, but I had a brain fart and reefed on it and snap it went.
    It sure was fun catching pan fish on that little setup.
    Luckily I have a couple of spares, but I loved the telescoping pole because it fit in my pack leaving my hands free for the trekking poles.
    Oh well, I have sewn a tie off patch onto my pack and can pack one of my 2 piece poles on the outside now.
    Going back to the pond tomorrow.......
     
  2. fishiker

    fishiker

    Nov 5, 2006
    Good to see you posting again @mykel m .. and getting out. It's been unusually warm and dry here the past couple of months. I haven't gotten to fish as much as I normally do. I picked up a 1 wt fly rod recently which I've taken to the local lake a few times to get a feel for. Caught mostly sunfish and a few small bass but on that rod they were a blast.
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2019
  3. Simplejack

    Simplejack

    Dec 28, 2017
    Welcome back brother
     
  4. woodysone

    woodysone Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2005
    Missed seeing all the beautiful county in the PNW, your pictures and stories bring back wonderful memories, thank you!:D
     
  5. ty_higg

    ty_higg Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2011
    Glad to see one of your posts @mykel m I always enjoy them!
     

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