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Old 05-30-2018, 10:58 PM   #1
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Always check your drag on your reels before fishing. Somewhere on the neches ship channel is a big fish pulling a popping cork around!

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Old 05-30-2018, 11:06 PM   #2
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Yes sir, I couldn't agree more! Had it happen a couple times with some stud cats on Lake Livingston.
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Old 05-30-2018, 11:07 PM   #3
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Sometimes, that aint enough....some where on Lake Livingston is a big ole gar (I'm suspecting it's a gar) than broke some pretty heavy braided line this weekend and is running around with a top notch Whisker Seeker rig in his mouth.
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Old 05-30-2018, 11:10 PM   #4
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Luckily this was just a cheap pooping cork. Cut my night short...oh well!

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Old 05-30-2018, 11:28 PM   #5
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Just went back out. My popping cork was washed up in the rocks about 50 yards away. No fish on the other end. Least I got my cork!

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Old 05-31-2018, 03:22 PM   #6
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I can guarantee you ...theres more than one fish doing that.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:45 PM   #7
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I canít remember the last time I had a fish break my line.


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Old 05-31-2018, 03:52 PM   #8
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I canít remember the last time I had a fish break my line.


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Me either... leader, yes but not broken, cut by teeffuses... don't think I've had a break off since I started using Spider-Wire... bent a spool on an ambassaduer tho. and an old Quantum...
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Old 05-31-2018, 04:02 PM   #9
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Me either... leader, yes but not broken, cut by teeffuses... don't think I've had a break off since I started using Spider-Wire... bent a spool on an ambassaduer tho. and an old Quantum...


Line getting cut by a Spanish mackerel count?

Curt must have hooked on to the boat beside him to break braid.


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Old 05-31-2018, 04:27 PM   #10
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We used to fish on the jetties there and at Port A all night long, we used slip corks and set the depth with a small piece of rubberband and another to secure a tiny cyalume to the cork so we could see it. When the current was ripping you'd have to set the depth to compensate. Once you had one break off you could just sit back and relax. When the school of bullreds came back you could see em coming from that cork workin it's way down the jetty and it was fish on!!!
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Old 05-31-2018, 04:34 PM   #11
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Got spooled one morning down by bird island corpus area, never slowed that fish down and had to hang on the rod so I couldn't get to the anchor fast enough....I don't even think that fish knew it was hooked.
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