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Went fishing in Henderson sat , all i can say is i did all the fishin my wife did the catchin , she was loving every minute of it , she caught this one on a June Bug Zoom Fluke , 16 1/2 inchs, i missed about 5 on frogs and never caught nuthin.
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Great fish
Nice fish!!!
Nice Boat too. I have one of those. You have a 60 or 75 on the back?
I upgraded to the 75 opti.
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Gotta love 'em
Don't you hate when that happens...LOL!
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Thanks
Ya she did catch a nice fish and hell its been almost a week and im still hearing about it! , the boat is a 2012 with a 60 , ive done quite a few upgrades why i dont know , i put a stanless prop on it , led lights , minn kota talon , hummingbird 798 , just ordered a boat cover just came in it was wrong lol , i love the boat , but word of advice skip the bassmasters tournaments or your gonna want another boat real quick lol , i rode out to the one in orange texas they took me for a ride in a skeeter wooow i loved it 75mph but 60 hp is just fine i dont need to get to anywhere to fast , this is louisiana our bayous are like our roads full of bumps .. look what happen to mike iaconelli

http://www.bassmaster.com/slideshow/ikes-crash-landing
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I know the feeling...
Took my wife out to Caddo a couple weekends ago and this is what she put in the boat. Her 2nd bass ever.... 7.5lbs 22in

Didn't get a pick of mine because it never made it to the boat.... heck, it didn't even bite.

Gotta love their reaction though! Priceless!
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OMG
omg! that thing is huge , your right gotta love the reactions its one of those i told you so moments lol.

funny thing it was my wifes 2nd bass too i gave her so much crap about her first one she caught in big alabama last year , she was at the back of the boat put a texas rig on a zebco 303 i herd her wispering to my son trying to rig it up right and she picked a plain white senko and damn if she didnt hook a bass , i told her she couldnt count it , it was under 12' so it wasnt legal throw it back and try again lol
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I just got mine in January!
I did just get mine in January. I went with the 2013 because they were the same price as the 2012. I just had the 20hr service done on it and added the SS prop. Had already bent my aluminum one 3 times and took a chunk out of it the second time. Also took a chunk out of my skeg! Good ole Henderson!!!
I'm fine with my purchase and upgrade to the 75. Get 47mph loaded with 2 people. Plenty for me. Thanks for sharing the wreck pics... Going to be in Henderson Saturday. Launch out of Cypress Cove.
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Cypress cove
where is cypress cove at i havent herd of that dock , i always go between the basin bridge and put my boat in there , had a little fun geting out last weekend it was kinda slick.

I have had a couple warranty issues with my boat keep an eye on yours , tracker fixed them no problem , i had the paint like sheet off under the gunnel like a 2 to 3 foot section , then i had a big spot of paint come off the lower unit , mercury replaced the whole lower unit all is good now

cant go out saturday but ill be hiting probley big alabama sunday also wanna try out lake martin that place looks nice but i herd of someone havin no luck there last weekend
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Boat Launch
Cypress Cove is past Henderson down the levee rd. They are private, but for $150/yr you can join. I will keep an eye on my boat for problems. I always do. Lake Martin is hit or miss. Know someone who went out on Good Friday and caught 17 bass. Went back on Sunday and not a bite. Its a shallow lake so be careful I don't even open my boat up to cross it and it takes only 3-5 min. They do catch there though, but I haven't hit um yet. I've gone 4 times. Keep me posted on anything you find and I'll do the same.. Goodluck! I'm heading to Henderson in the am...
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Will Do
Thanks for the info ill keep ya posted , i try to go fishing as much as possible , and i hear ya on the wide open throttle , thats why i was never worried to much about the size of my motor , we have some pretty dangerous waters so i take my time , damn i guess that means im geting old , i already told the wife if she catchs me in the fast lane doing 50 take my keys away lol
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Wife for sale!
Went fishing in big alabama today , lets just say i told my wife i might just sell my bass boat and start a charter business because i can find them but be damned if i catch them , i fished for bass all day didnt catch anything , she fished for cat fish caught 7 cats >
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Henderson ?
Can anyone help me i moved to the area and would love to fish henderson any tips on where to try im not someone who fishes out a hole i throw back fish im all about growth i bought a map so any help would be appreciated
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hrmm
im sure i would'nt be best to answer this question , i would suggest keeping a gps with ya , henderson is pretty big , i leave the dock in the middle of I10 by the rest area and go almost all the way to the end then hang a right and head out that direction , when you first make a right there are alot of old bridge pileings ive caught well around there but it gets crowded with people, ive tried leaving the dock and going left but never had any luck, and watch the other boats alot of people out there should'nt be driving boats they act like idiots
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Lake MArtin
I have fished lake martin for about 6 years now. I have done good there in the past i have caught 2 bass about 6 lbs there and missed several bigger ones. My luck on both bigger ones have been in about 4 to 6 ft of water. the first one i caught was straight out from the main long point straight out across the lake in the back there is another point and to the left there is a lone cypress tree there. this is where i caught my first 6. i was using a 10.5 inch ol monster plum colored worm texas rigged with a 1/4 inch weight. the second 6 was caught on the exact same thing farther to the left on the outskirts of the cypress trees. I went about a week ago and fished all day and caught 1 bass about a pond and a half. They havent started spawning yet. the water needs to be atleast 63 degrees there. also when the water reaches over 84 degrees it almost a waste of time to go fishing. I have fished countless days during the peak of the summer there and not even had a bite. But for sime reason around mid august to mid september about 3 years ago before i had a boat i was catching 20 -20 bass a day right off the point. They were schooling on the shad in the lake and the shad were schooling around the points. then i had my uck on trick worms. speciffically watermelon purple glitter. hope this helps. Any info on what yall catch them on now would be helpful as well. The last one i caught was on the plum worm as well/
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Lake Martin
Im not exactly sure when you fished but mid march the fish in lake martin where pretty much done spawning for the most part. I dont mean to call you a liar, but I caught a 5lb female off a bed at the beginning of the march and a few more decent fish. We went back around mid march and caught a good bit off of beds. They were all males guarding fry I presume because we caught zero with eggs. I forgot to mention that female was on a bed and had laid most of her eggs water temp was 60-62 that day. I havent fished there in a month but would assume that its much warmer now.
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Lake MArtin
I fished about a week ago and caught 1 bass about 12 inches.... i may not be doing it right. what are yall catching fish on right now. I didnt really fish that hard when i went i was mostly helping my wife fish for sacs. i would change her shiner out and stuff like that. I plan to make a trip by my self and fish alot harder so would like to know what they are biting on and where you were catching the fish on their beds. i was told by the swamp tour guides and a regular at lake martin ( a guy who drives a pewter colored step side single cab GMC) that the water was a little cold for the spawn. He wasnt catching much by the launch. So it would be helpful to know where and what you catch them on. If you do not wish to post it here email me at raguncajun4vr983@hotmail.com so your secrets wont go viral on here and the lake wont be flooded with boats. thank you Brandon
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Lake Martin
I went there last weekend , man that place is something else is all i can say , im not used to being the main attraction for tour boats , i was fishing no to far from the dock kinda straight out to the left it was like a deadend i was pitchin a frog at some grass mats , all of a sudden im hearin a motor revin out like it was stuck next thing i know there is a boat 10 feet in front of me that tour up all the grass mats going thru touring , i had enough by then it was 2 , i left didnt catch anything i talked to a few guys at the dock leavin when i was they didnt catch , mighta been a bad day , id like to find other places around me to go check out i live in port barre
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Lake matrin
I went a few weekends ago and caught pretty good. i caught one femail about 4 lbs off of a bed and she still had a few eggs. I caught one male guarding the frye and missed 5 more. i have never had any luck with frogs or topwater in the cuts to the left. i have never caught any bass in the grass over there either. the only time i caught on top water was in the back right corner in some lilly pads. So loose the frog and try something different. Also dont concentrate on the grass mats look for duck weed.
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boat size
What size boat can you put in Lake Martin? I have a 19 foot boat with a 150 on it. Is my boat to big for the lake. I have never been there before.
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Boat size
You dont need that big of a motor there. but no it isnt too big...
I wouldnt run wide open tho... You think toledo is bad for stumps Lake martin is worse. Slow and easy till ur in the middle of the lake
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Lake Martin
I have never fished there before but im gonna start. Any pointers on where to fish are what to use?
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