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Offline Waterwings

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Welcome Aboard !    8)
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Im Chris im 16 years old and live in V.A. I love the outdoors i hunt and heavy into baseball. dont know anything about fishing. I really want to start fishing and i am trying to learn all about it. I want to start bass fishing in the reservoir near me and also in some lakes in prince edward county. I have a 12 ft jon boat with two trolling moters and no engine, im not sure what engine i should get. i also dont know what kind of rods i should get or reels or anything. If anybody has any sugestions for me i would love to hear them. thanks ;D

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First allow me to say welcome to all the new members to the site. HOWDY!

Baseball7 as far as your propulsion goes I run a 1542 and my buddy Waterwings runs a 1648/52? with two trolling motors and we do just fine. Many of our smaller lakes do not allow gas motors to even be mounted on our boats. If you do go gas be sure to check your state regs and the lake regulations. Be careful when your taking a small boat on big waters. Wind can become very dangerous very quickly!

As far as equipment I will let the more knowledgeable guys answer your questions. I can tell you that Bass fishing is a challenging and rewarding sport. Donít put too much pressure on yourself and remember that even if you donít catch anything on a particular day you have still learned something.

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...I can tell you that Bass fishing is a challenging and rewarding sport...

It has been challenging, lol. 


As PH said above, we both use two trolling motors (tm) on our rigs. There's a foot controlled tm on the front, and a hand-controlled tiller-type tm on the back.  WE've both spent a few hours on the water and have done fine.  I use PH's rule of thumb: IF the wind is blowing harder than the length of the boat, we stay home.  The wind will play havoc on an aluminum rig, and once the wind gets to going, so do the waves/choppiness of the water.   How many batteries do you have?
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Hi!

Joined the board awhile back; however, I have not been a very good participant.  Have now added the site to My Favorites so I won't forget to stop by.  My name is Dana, but most on the web refer to me as TG!   Live in NW Alabama with my husband and twelve yr. old son.  Husband and I love bass fishing, and our son is into football.  We have two boats in our garage, a Triton and a Skeeter.  We are a house divided when it comes to fishin!   ;D  God, family, friends, business and fishing!  President of a pretty big bass club and senior advisor to a jr. club of abt twenty young men.  I also like to watch HOUSE and PBR!

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Welcome Aboard, TG !  You get a chance post some pics of those rigs.    :)
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Welcome again TG. Glad to hear of a woman that watchís something other than that communist TV (you know HGTV, etc.).  ;D
I am also glad that my wife doesnít fish. I donít have room for a second boat!  :o

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My name is Paul Lieb and I am the expert at what I call Micro Planerboard Technology.
I invented castable planer boards that flip direction when give a little tug and an ultra light in-line planer board.
I don't make the lures you use I make the lures you use better.

Wish I could afford to advertise but I ain't Bass Pro or Cabelas.



« Last Edit: March 16, 2009, 08:11:01 AM by JackJ »

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Howdy Yall, well since I've not been on AAFN; for some time, due to health issues.  I was in the Hosp. since after ThanksGiving last yr. In & out until mid-Jan.'09. I'm Diabetic, doin' better now, still need to get energy back up to where I was*.  I've been Welcoming Folks to the AAFN; & thought I'd just say Hi to every1 here, & to all others new to this Great Forum*. I'm a USAF-REG.-VET; DOS: 29 Oct.'74.  Last PDS; SAC; 321st Cmbt.-Spprt.-Grp. Grand Forks AFB, ND. Still livin' in San Antonio, Tx. "ALAMO TOWN"* Lookin' 4ward to participating more on this Forum.  Until Next Time; "May Your Water Be Calm & Your Stringer Full", I'm Back in the Saddle, "Take Care" L8r. James,"VATO LOCO"<;({})><  :crazy345 :flag 

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It looks like it's been a couple of years since I posted on here. That hardly seems possible, but then again, these last 2 years are a blur to me.

My handle is crankb8 and I have been a bass fishing fool since about 1984.

I was an early moderator of the Bass Pro fishing forums, but retired a couple years back and turned the reigns over to Joe and Just4Fun. At one time I lived on these forums and shared everything I knew about this great sport called bass fishing. As life got busier and work got more and more demanding, it takes all I can do to check in from time to time and read a couple of posts. There are sooooo many people and sooooo little time.

Enough reminiscing...it's great to see this site alive and well, and I still apreciate the fact that I can pop in here from time to time and still feel at home with some of the old gaurd still hanging around!

Great to see everyone, and I will do my best to not be such a stranger.

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Lets everyone introduce or re-introduce ourselves...

New members let us know how you found the site!

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mono79

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Hello all, my name is Mono.. I'm 30 years old and working as a Entertainment crew .. i come from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia..

I like fresh water fishing  & collecting local Fishing Magazine & PS2 games.

 I love surfing the fishing forums..Local & International.



Cheers man!!! ;D

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Wow thats a big fish.  Looks a lot like our Grinnels (Bowfin).

Is that a snake head?

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Welcome aboard!    8)
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Welcome

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Hello Fellow Anglers...I have been away for over a year now...relocated to Little Rock, still in Arkansas and all is well...I have  never lost the fever but will tell you that with moving and starting a business I have not been on the water in over a year..in my boat that is...I had to sell my baby..(that would be my boat) and have pursued my College education...things seem to be getting back in shape to where I can afford the time and the money to get myself ready for the spring here in Arkansas....I wish to connect with you guys where ever you may be and if your ever in Arkansas you will have a pal here...for sure...great getting back on the site and looking for a way to build me a nice bass boat back..just have to take it one step at a time...Merry Christmas to each of you and again..I do look forward to being a part of this site...God Bless...Bill Vaughn.,..

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Glad you joined us Bill.  Looks forward to hearing more from you,  Hopefully soon you can get that bass boat!

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My name is Don,I live in Fayetteville NC,I stayed here when I retired from th the US Army in 1974,I was in th e 82nd Abn and the 75th Rangers.I was born in Carlisle Pa but I grew up in Calif.I have 3 daughters  and 2 grand daughters and one grand son and one great grand daughter.
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Welcome Don.  Look forward to hearing from you.

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hi my name is Bill Lo I live in the Northeast , I run a 1994 Champion 190 DC  2001 175 Mercury EFI do some local tournamnets , have fished the B.A.S.S Weekend series New York and the local ABA , I pour my own plastic baits , I work in the printing industry post press ,

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Welcome Bill from another Champ owner!

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Welcome Aboard!     8)
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My name is Don Hardesty, I live in Evansville, Indiana. I'm 71 years old, retired Professional Photographer. I live about 3 minutes from the ramp and fish as often as possible. I am the tournament director for the American Legacy Ohio River Tournament Series. We will fish from ten to fourteen tournament, depending on the condition of the river, this year. If anyone would like to fish with us we'd love to have you. We fish for bass, LM, SM and Ky spotted bass. It's a team tournament but you may fish alone if you wish. If anyone is interested just email me at dshardes@aol.com and I'll see that you get all the information.

This looks like a really neat site and it will take me awhile to figure out how to navigate through it. Thanks for the welcomes and I hope I can add something to the site.

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my name Bobby , I live in Jellico,TN , 38 years old self employed contractor, I run a stratos 201 pro fish norris lake and fort loudin lake i am a LM-SM and Spotted bass man.
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I love the new look, great job Jack!

For those who do not know me, I am Mike and I own Blue Water LED.  You can visit us at www.bluewaterled.com

I am located in Jeffersonville, IN which is right accross the Ohion River from Louisville, KY, in fact my shop is ten minutes from downtown Louisville.

If anyone is coming to fish in the area feel free to give me a shout for some info, I will tell whatever I know.

 

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