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Nawlins

Post by backbone » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:47 am

I made a trip up to New Orleans to see if I could find some bull reds.
We found this place first.
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Got out the next day to bluebird skies and light wind. I know epic is really overused these days, but it was nothing short of it!
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We doubled up three or four times and even tripled up twice.
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Too bad there wasnt another person to take the pic of the triple.
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I fish Tampa Bay regularly, So I was really shocked at how aggresive these fish were! They charged the fly and ate with reckless abandon!!
We had to celibrate a great day on the water!
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Cheers!
The End
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Re: Nawlins

Post by Bears Fan » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:17 am

I had a brief discussion with your guide on the finer points of mustache growing on the dock at Venice Marina in November, nice guy. We will have to remember to buzz his skiff and toss him a few beers on our tarpon trip. Give the dude with the FSU sweatshirt a high five for me!
bluebird skies and light wind.
BTW, I hate you.
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Re: Nawlins

Post by bullship » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:40 am

I love happy endings

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Re: Nawlins

Post by woolly bugger » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:17 am

tasty, from start to finish
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Re: Nawlins

Post by elkhair » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:26 am

love being able to get drunk on the cheap after a good day of fishing. nice fish. thanks for sharing.
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Re: Nawlins

Post by Mangina » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:26 pm

Damn fine right there!

Spent four nights on Bourbon with a mission to find the best bread pudding. Ate it for lunch and dinner. Math comes to 8 servings.

The results were conclusive- Acme Oyster Bar has the very best with a classic bourbon sauce and consuming large amounts of bread pudding will make you fat. Who knew?

Great fishery down there. Congrats on getting the planets aligned for good weather. Only problem with that fishery. Day drinking on Bourbon always a good fall back option though.

Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Nawlins

Post by overbrook » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:50 pm

Damn....one of these days.
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Re: Nawlins

Post by V Wake » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:25 pm

overbrook wrote:Damn....one of these days.
My thoughts exactly.

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Re: Nawlins

Post by vaku » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:32 pm

yea, that looks like fun. looks like you had a good trip all around.
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Re: Nawlins

Post by Pedorro » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:48 pm

Lotsa good stuff there Backbone.
THANKS FOR SHARING.
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Re: Nawlins

Post by fatman » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:37 pm

thanks for that. headed Souf in da mornin' :smile
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Re: Nawlins

Post by Ruddy Duck » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:47 pm

Looks like a good time!

Best of luck to you Fatman.

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