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Old 02-04-2020, 05:57 PM   #1
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What was your last fishing trip?

I'm not talking about the last time you hooked your boat up or kayak, or even fishing from the bank, but the last time you drove somewhere, spent the night, and was fishing the entire trip?

For me it was June 2018. Took the boat and a friend down to Corpus Christi. For me it was a learning experience. For my buddy it was a chance to fish from a boat.

What I learned from that trip is a mushroom anchor, at least in that part of the Texas coast, is useless. My trolling motor is not strong enough for the coastal wind. When I tried to use it on max, I'd trip the breaker Not a problem on lakes I fish, as most of the time, I don't need the max. Down there you do.

I also learned that even though I went with someone that goes fishing down there 6 to 7 times a year, I still need to plan the trip. He fishes in a kayak and was always when an eye shot of where he put in with his yak.

While we completely struck out on catching fish, I still enjoyed the trip.

Didn't plan anything like that for 2019, but I think this spring we need to go back.

So, what was your last trip?
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:11 PM   #2
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Last trip was 2 weeks ago. Spent 4 days fishing Lake Taneycomo and 1 day on Table Rock in Missouri.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:12 PM   #3
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I went to the Chandeleur Islands in September. Smashed the trout. I’ll be headed down to Port Isabel in May, back to the Chandeleurs in August, Venice, LA in July. May try my hand at G-town but it’s hard to take time away from Matagorda. Lol
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:12 PM   #4
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September last year, fished 48 hours hard. Actually put up a one man tent on my boat and slept on the bay... fished from sun up to sun down... epic trip! But man I was exhausted when I got home!
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:13 PM   #5
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May 2019 annual Lake of the Ozarks trip had lines in the water from Friday afternoon until Monday morning lots of crappie and catfish were filleted that weekend
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:19 PM   #6
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Last summer when I took my sons to Baffin Bay Rod and Gun Club. Great trip

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Old 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM   #7
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January, rented house for a couple days at Port Lavaca/ Indianola

Then today I was catfishing on a river and some hogs came out across from me...all I had was my 22 pistola.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:34 PM   #8
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Went tuna fishing with bunch of guys from here December 27
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:46 PM   #9
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November I was in Lafitte La chasing reds and specs. Limits both days. Great trip.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:51 PM   #10
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We go to the beach once or twice a year and camp. Fish the surf/bay for 2-3 days. Last time was beginning of August 2019. The new limits have put this in doubt.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:51 PM   #11
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Andamans last spring. Spent a week throwing poppers at GTs.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:56 PM   #12
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Fishing is overrated compared to hunting........IMO��
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:56 PM   #13
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Andamans last spring. Spent a week throwing poppers at GTs.
That's awesome as it gets! Bet your arms were ready to fall off by the end of that trip.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:56 PM   #14
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Bass fishing at El Cuchillo Lake, every friday
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:57 PM   #15
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It’s all opinion. If I had to choose only one, fishing it is without a second thought.
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:59 PM   #16
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That's awesome as it gets! Bet your arms were ready to fall off by the end of that trip.
Went to Yemen 5 years ago. That was a “reel” *** beating. GTs there will kill you. Both are great. I love fishing for these monsters.
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:08 PM   #17
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Went to Yemen 5 years ago. That was a “reel” *** beating. GTs there will kill you. Both are great. I love fishing for these monsters.
Yup definitely on my must catch list.
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:26 PM   #18
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What was your last fishing trip?

I'm not talking about the last time you hooked your boat up or kayak, or even fishing from the bank, but the last time you drove somewhere, spent the night, and was fishing the entire trip?

For me it was June 2018. Took the boat and a friend down to Corpus Christi. For me it was a learning experience. For my buddy it was a chance to fish from a boat.

What I learned from that trip is a mushroom anchor, at least in that part of the Texas coast, is useless. My trolling motor is not strong enough for the coastal wind. When I tried to use it on max, I'd trip the breaker Not a problem on lakes I fish, as most of the time, I don't need the max. Down there you do.

I also learned that even though I went with someone that goes fishing down there 6 to 7 times a year, I still need to plan the trip. He fishes in a kayak and was always when an eye shot of where he put in with his yak.

While we completely struck out on catching fish, I still enjoyed the trip.

Didn't plan anything like that for 2019, but I think this spring we need to go back.

So, what was your last trip?
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:31 PM   #19
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I fish a lot. I have a place in Sargent and go often. I try to plan an out of town trip a couple times a year. I really like going somewhere and having nothing else to do but fish. Thinking about Rockport area this year.
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:48 PM   #20
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Just got back today from a 3 day trip to Aransas Pass.
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Old 02-04-2020, 07:51 PM   #21
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Your Opion is not worthy on this thread. Good day, Ma'am

Now go fix some sandwiches.
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Old 02-04-2020, 08:08 PM   #22
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Last summer when I took my sons to Baffin Bay Rod and Gun Club. Great trip
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Old 02-04-2020, 08:36 PM   #23
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Spent almost 600 dollars to take my dad fishing with a guide at Rockport. His first ever saltwater trip. Caught 1 8 inch jack crevalle while the guide texted his girlfriend the whole time.
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Old 02-04-2020, 09:06 PM   #24
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Spent almost 600 dollars to take my dad fishing with a guide at Rockport. His first ever saltwater trip. Caught 1 8 inch jack crevalle while the guide texted his girlfriend the whole time.


Next time look up Coastal Ducks from here, Capt. Glenn Ging and y’all will have a fantastic trip.
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Old 02-04-2020, 09:06 PM   #25
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Last place I fished on a trip was in a stream in Colorado. Went to hunt but I had to wet a line while I was there.. I didn't catch anything but i had fun..
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Old 02-04-2020, 09:30 PM   #26
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Your Opion is not worthy on this thread. Good day, Ma'am

Now go fix some sandwiches.
Ha! This is a “hunting” site dude! Now go soak your minners somewhere else! I kid....I kid! Fishing just never did it for me like hunting has! But enjoy your your time whatever you do
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Old 02-04-2020, 09:57 PM   #27
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Went tuna fishing with bunch of guys from here December 27
Same! Great time with good friends!
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Old 02-04-2020, 10:10 PM   #28
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Feb1st "80 degrees in February equals Big Bluecats!!!!" on YouTube
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Old 02-04-2020, 10:21 PM   #29
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Took a trip to the White River in Arkansas with the guys. Beautiful area and great fishing. Go if you’ve never been. Worth the drive.
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Old 02-06-2020, 08:24 AM   #30
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Says people who can't fish!!!

I go fishing about 3 days a week but if I had to recall my last overnight trip it would be the Crappie Expo 2019. Fished Lake Hamilton for 8 days straight! While the fishing was terrible it was an awesome experience and the whole town treated us like rockstars!

Got one more weekend of guide trips then hopefully can get to D'arbonne and maybe Grenada! People are starting to call for spring break trips though too so who knows!

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Old 02-06-2020, 08:32 AM   #31
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Graysonhogs and myself may be putting on a TBH get-to-gether catfishing, white bass, alligator gar trip down on the Nueces River in March.

It will be at this place..And the house is paid for. Everyone that goes will just chip in food, boat gas/oil, etc.

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3885204...GwBSw%2Fj3RgR9

Details are not fully done yet. Should be mid March
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Old 02-06-2020, 08:45 AM   #32
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Not sure I'd count myself as a fisherman, but last trip was in August with a group of TBH'ers. First trip this year is this weekend. Weather is looking great for a weekend full of redfish. Video below was from the last trip in August.

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Old 02-06-2020, 08:45 AM   #33
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Sold my boat three years ago. I could fish 20 out of the 28 days off. Or hunt ducks. I was always on the water. Even thought about guiding. But started to burn out. Fished less and less till eventually I just stopped going. So decided to free up dome space in the drive way and sold my boat. So been about three years now, unless you count a few tuna I caught off the rig which is only fun for the first part of the hitch. After that it's just work.
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Old 02-06-2020, 08:54 AM   #34
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Haven’t had the boat in the water since October, but seldom do I only fish.

Usually one day trips or weekends.

I’ll take the wife and kids out on Saturday and fish. Come back to my folks house and enjoy the pool and then fish again Sunday morning before going home.

Easy weekend trips and they get the job done.

Going to the chandeluer islands with Panhandle and Mexico in August.

I’m sure we will find some time to fish between then.


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Old 02-06-2020, 08:54 AM   #35
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Last October my boss and I took our kayaks to Port Aransas and fished Redfin Bay.
We slept in the truck and were in the kayaks fishing for 14 hours each day, 5am-7pm.

We typically take this kayak truck camp trip 2x per year, March and October.
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Old 02-06-2020, 08:58 AM   #36
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I fish a couple days a week. Last over night was in Baffin 2 weeks ago. If that sum bitcs swims I fish for it

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Old 02-06-2020, 10:20 AM   #37
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Alaska last 3 days in Sitka. Brought back 200lbs of fillets.
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:28 AM   #38
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Rockport a couple weeks ago. Got on some reds and trout. Only fished for two days but had a great time.
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:40 AM   #39
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Baffin last weekend. Headed back in two weeks.
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Old 02-06-2020, 11:36 AM   #40
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Ha! This is a “hunting” site dude! Now go soak your minners somewhere else! I kid....I kid! Fishing just never did it for me like hunting has! But enjoy your your time whatever you do

If I was ever forced to pick one, I'd only hunt.
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Old 02-06-2020, 12:03 PM   #41
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Yup definitely on my must catch list.
Well worth it. Settings for catching these monsters is awesome as well. Andamans were super remote. We were the only Americans the locals had met. In Yemen, remote, but not tropical. Dangerous as well and the FBI and CIA doesn’t like it either. Here I am at a checkpoint in Yemen.
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Old 02-06-2020, 12:13 PM   #42
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My dad and I fished for 2 days in Louisiana for flounder. A trip I won’t ever forget
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Old 02-06-2020, 01:45 PM   #43
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I fish almost on a daily basis. Of course it helps when you have ponds right outside your doorsteps. I take out the boat almost every weekend if the wife and I don't have any plans. The last time we went on a fishing trip was fall of last year. Went to camp on the banks for the weekend, fishing for stripers at Texoma... always a good time when you can grill, drink, hang out by the fire with your rods right there. We will probably go again once it warms up!
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Old 02-06-2020, 01:48 PM   #44
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Old 02-06-2020, 01:55 PM   #45
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Old 02-06-2020, 06:55 PM   #46
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Overnight last years trips.

Chandeluer for trout, then Arkansas for cold water trout, then the most epic weekend was chasing gators with the wife

Like snowflake, I dont discriminate. If the water is wet and has fish, I'll cast in it

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Old 02-06-2020, 07:30 PM   #47
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Last weekend Rockport, won’t be able to go again til tomorrow ��
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Old 02-07-2020, 07:09 AM   #48
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Port Mansfield Tx., great fishing trips last week ...
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Old 02-07-2020, 07:12 AM   #49
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Overnight last years trips.

Chandeluer for trout, then Arkansas for cold water trout, then the most epic weekend was chasing gators with the wife

Like snowflake, I dont discriminate. If the water is wet and has fish, I'll cast in it

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