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Old 09-08-2021, 08:47 AM   #1
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Old 09-08-2021, 08:55 AM   #2
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Call'm Up!

I've seen them used a time or two.
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Old 09-08-2021, 09:15 AM   #3
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So I have read that they "use to " work well in most any creek/river water conditions............Boy was that some good reading back in the day!

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Old 09-08-2021, 09:22 AM   #4
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So I have read that they "use to " work well in most any creek/river water conditions............Boy was that some good reading back in the day!

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I don't suggest that you use them in a bathtub . . lol
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Old 09-08-2021, 09:56 AM   #5
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Better than anything I can make.
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:00 AM   #6
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so good that Bassmasters won't allow them
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:07 AM   #7
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Outfishes live bait!
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:07 AM   #8
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The old electric lure.
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:49 AM   #9
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I was a small child and my uncle had one- I had no idea what it was but only that it was called a Telephone. He handed me the leads and said “ I’ll call you” and gave it a crank! My father worked him over pretty well!
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Old 09-08-2021, 10:52 AM   #10
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I was a small child and my uncle had one- I had no idea what it was but only that it was called a Telephone. He handed me the leads and said “ I’ll call you” and gave it a crank! My father worked him over pretty well!
Same uncle that told you to lick a light pole in freezing weather? . . lol
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Old 09-08-2021, 11:08 AM   #11
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Grandpa had something similar. We found it one day. He said touch here and here. We did than he gave her a crank. Just a little one. It tickled. My brother tried it next. We spent the rest of the morning trying to outdo each other.
Grandpa couldn't play since he had a pacemaker. He wasn't afraid to crank it tho. He was trying to devise a way to hook his drill to it. That's when Grandma stepped in and told us to put it up. Grandpa was fixing to say something but he got "the look" from Grandma.
My brother and I couldn't figure out why our fingers and arms were getting stiff later that day.
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Old 09-08-2021, 11:14 AM   #12
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Same uncle that told you to lick a light pole in freezing weather? . . lol
I was 6 I think! He was from Arkansas- go figure! Anyway, his telephone got destroyed
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Old 09-08-2021, 12:02 PM   #13
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Loooky there!!


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Old 09-08-2021, 12:10 PM   #14
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phone up a few fish.

I would love to have that to add to my "collection"
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Old 09-08-2021, 12:47 PM   #15
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Old 09-08-2021, 12:54 PM   #16
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Replacing the handle with this was an absolute game changer in the technology…….. or so I have heard

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Old 09-08-2021, 01:01 PM   #17
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Walnut hulls in a burlap sack worked well too.
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Old 09-08-2021, 01:04 PM   #18
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Heard it was all good unless you dialed the GW's number
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Old 09-08-2021, 01:23 PM   #19
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Heard it was all good unless you dialed the GW's number
I don’t care who you are that’s funny right there.
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Old 09-08-2021, 01:26 PM   #20
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Walnut hulls in a burlap sack worked well too.
Leaches rotenone or similar chemical if I am not mistaken. Works well in stagnate water.
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Old 09-08-2021, 01:37 PM   #21
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Heard it was all good unless you dialed the GW's number
That would be the wrong number.

I watched a episode of Lonestar law, where they shocked the fish in a pond, to remove all of the existing fish, before they stocked it with some special breed of large mouth bass.

So it seems, they can call fish, but we can't.
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Old 09-08-2021, 02:18 PM   #22
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Not sure how that "LURE" works.

Would you go to your local body of water and demonstrate?
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Old 09-08-2021, 02:43 PM   #23
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I had one like that. Evidently someone was tired of getting shocked and built a box around it. Lost mine and all my guns in a boating accident.
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Old 09-08-2021, 02:50 PM   #24
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Dynamite. “You gonna argue or fish”?😂
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Old 09-08-2021, 02:52 PM   #25
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Heard it was all good unless you dialed the GW's number
Got it on speed dial . . lol
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Old 09-08-2021, 02:52 PM   #26
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Someone told me that these were replaced by a small electronic device that would fit in your pocket.
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Old 09-08-2021, 08:43 PM   #27
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They had some of them on display on the GW “Hall of Shame” trailer at one of the wildlife shows. They are little and run off a 9volt battery.
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Old 09-08-2021, 08:48 PM   #28
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Someone told me that these were replaced by a small electronic device that would fit in your pocket.
I had a friend in the electronics business that swears that a myth.
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Old 09-08-2021, 08:51 PM   #29
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Someone told me that these were replaced by a small electronic device that would fit in your pocket.
what I was gonna say, about the size of a quarter+wire.

555 timer, couple resistors, capacitors and diode stack.

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Old 09-08-2021, 08:59 PM   #30
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I've still got a few of them. Once I had to leave one in a armadillo hole when we got rode up on by some ranch hands. What kind of ranch hands would be out working on a hot drizzly summer day. At least that's what we thought. Ran a couple of miles and those brairs will definately do a job on you. About a week later my fishing buddy was stopped by the ranch foreman and said I've got your phone and I better not ever catch you in our property. He said what phone and acted like he didn't know what he was talking about. So we waited a few weeks for things to calm down and then went fishing again where we left off. Sure enought the phone we stashed in the armadillo hole was gone.
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Old 09-09-2021, 12:28 AM   #31
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Hello Mr. Catfish, is any one home?
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Old 09-09-2021, 12:38 AM   #32
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Someone told me that these were replaced by a small electronic device that would fit in your pocket.

Skoal can....or so I heard.


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Old 09-09-2021, 05:29 AM   #33
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Walnut hulls in a burlap sack worked well too.
Amazing, I never knew of this trick.
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Old 09-09-2021, 05:43 AM   #34
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Grandpa had one. It disappeared when he passed away. Probably my worthless uncle
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Old 09-09-2021, 08:09 AM   #35
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I had a family member that did a little federal stretch for getting caught shocking 'em on the Oklahoma side and bringing 'em over to the Texas side.
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Old 09-09-2021, 08:19 AM   #36
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Dynamite. “You gonna argue or fish”?😂
I like listening to a lil Jerry Clower when I’m in my box stand.That’s one of my faves
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Old 09-09-2021, 09:36 AM   #37
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That's but 1/2 of the "lure"... Biggest improvement to one of those is a brand new aluminum frame dip net with a looooong handle!! Sure increases your "catchin'" potential!!
There's a technique to it tho.... when you dip, dip from the head end... cause when you touch him, he's gonna come to and haul arse! If you dip his head, he'll run right in the bottom of the net... From the other direction, he'll outrun your net every time...


...or so I've been tole...
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Old 09-09-2021, 10:07 AM   #38
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Walnut hulls in a burlap sack worked well too.

What about making a topwater or a spoon out of walnut hulls?
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