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Mike West

Member Since 20 May 2015
Offline Last Active Today, 08:31 PM
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In Topic: Favorite Warmwater species

Yesterday, 06:41 PM

... mentioned "Whites" thats a hybrid of the striped bass. Where I'm from those fish he had would be the size of" schoolies" and be illegal to catch as they were too small.

Hey joe ...I just needed to respond to these statements.
There is a White Bass species that only gets to about a pound or so.  It's not a hybrid, as far as I know.
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Another topic I am not totally sure of ... but while it's illegal to "target" undersized fish, or fish out of season ... it cannot be illegal to "catch" one.  You can't KEEP it, and you might have to release it without lifting it from the water ... but you can't control what fish decides to hit your offering.  And many times, you aren't sure what's on the end of your line until it's at your side.
I know two years old but that would e referred to as a yellow bass here in Texas....They hang 20 to 30 feet deep all year long, tie three Small jigs on your line youll catch three at a time

In Topic: Start thinking Christmas Swap

Yesterday, 10:11 AM

Still looking for a box.....


https://m.ebay.com/s...large fly boxes
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In Topic: Mop Fly Variant

10 October 2017 - 06:32 PM

Dang dude....you are on a roll...thats nice too.
👍

In Topic: Swap etiquette question.

09 October 2017 - 06:46 PM

I do it all the time.
No big deal nobody knows what they are really getting.
I’m in the Christmas swap and I’ll do it In that thread too.

We were all kids once and peeked in our presents before Christmas...Same thing

In Topic: Any snake ID out there?

09 October 2017 - 06:16 PM

 
NO snake, not even the "dreaded" Moccasin, chases people. 


I totally disagree with you on this subject!
I have had water moccasins been totally aggressive four times in my life,meaning they crawled into the boat twice and chased me on the bank of a pond twice because I was messing with them. Black snakes are very aggressive too and will chase you if you mess with them.
This is from a guy who had Snakes as pets from 8-32 years old. Poisonous and nonpoisonous .
I get pissed off too when I hear about people killing snakes just because they are snakes.
Plain stupidity and ignorance .

I have lots of copperheads around my property. I have had three pets bit In the face from these snakes.
They all survived but yet when I find them I don’t kill them I catch them and transfer them away from my house.I consider my pets dumb asses