Whiffed Part Deaux

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Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by fatman » Tue May 02, 2017 7:08 pm

[report]
root wad wrote:
Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:28 pm
And you should have left some of those flies. The ones we have don't land in the right place very often.
Pretty sure I was the inspiration for this quote. Root repeated it to everyone we saw.

After returning from my First Tarpon Trip, I arrived home to find a PM from the Wadded One,
saying that a cancellation had left a vacancy on the pointy end of his boat. Would I like to come down?

Never being one to sneeze at fate, or to end the year with unused vacation days, I shuffled my schedule,
raided the missus' furniture fund, and booked a ticket....

Since I was in the neighborhood, I dropped Thalweg a line and asked if he would be up for
some shenanigans. He had a new boat to try out, but said he could squeeze me in.

Accomodations were a little more Spartan than my stay with Mrs Fatman
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But the lunch view was good
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Local fare
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Next day, Thalweg showed up in the Great White Hope
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Took a quick detour to see the RV Belafonte
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Storms were forecast, but we ventured forth
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Thal was watching the radar, and saw we were getting ready to get pissed on, so we
retreated to the scene of infamous fisticuffs. Some folks arrived in style:
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That pretty much ended the action for the day, so we retreated and fought the mobs that
evening for the few indoor eating spots. It dumped like a btice all night, winds gusting to 40.
Felt just like home.

Next day, after the weather had cleared, Thalweg and HotRod picked me up at the fleabag
and we proceeded to launch. We had a greeting party
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Some folks are in to gardening
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Hotspot alert
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Skies were ominous
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Thalweg has had HotRod on a steady diet of raw meat and gunpowder, gearing up for Tarpon Season
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She caught the only fish I saw landed this trip
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to be continued, fukkos.....


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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by Transylwader » Tue May 02, 2017 7:21 pm

That is one nasty pune lizzie fish! Haha :smile
knock up a shop owners daughter. drake dudes will send money.

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by austrotard » Tue May 02, 2017 7:54 pm

even with no fish I'd sooner stare at her all day than my plumber.

no offence to plumber's butts.
mate, it's ryan says... and ryan didn't say.
you're out.

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by fatman » Tue May 02, 2017 8:02 pm

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Monday dawned and I tended to a little bidness via the innerwebs, then headed down
to see Rootwad. Lots of bird life in this part of the world
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Root's neighbors
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Nautical digs
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Root has some specialized equipement (patent pending)
fuel guage
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Boat plug wrench
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Since I already gave away the punchline (no fish) I'll just ply y'all with some
fishING pics.
Dawn on the flats
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the man, the myth, the legend
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btice seat
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tarpon food
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my view
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self portrait
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I took about a jillion shots like this:
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Rootwad worked hard. Pulled out all the stops. And we found fish.
The weather dogs smiled upon me, and we had good weather for the bulk
of my trip. I had poons to the left, some to the right. But again, I couldn't
give 'em the fly they were looking for.

No excuses; I just wasn't ready for the Big Time. These fish are the Supermodels,
they've heard every pickup line in the book. And I feel like that pimple-faced kid
jackin' off in the bathroom. But they are magnificent, and I will try again, Dog willing.

Root was a truly gracious host, and a patient guide. I wanted to hook something BECAUSE of him,
so that he could watch the dinosaurs jump. Someday.

A couple of nights, we went to visit the Melon Queen and sample her ample victuals.
This may be the best Maine Lobster Roll on the East Coast:
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if Maine had any fish, I might go there and compare. C'est la vie.

Great trip. Thanks, Bill
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"This place is so fucked up. Where else could you find a thread with a Debbie Gibson song, a chapter from Fyodor Dostoevsky, and a sweet under boob pic like that on the same page?" - Hogleg

"You may not be smart, but your car gets good gas mileage". - Stovetop

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by RFA » Tue May 02, 2017 8:19 pm

to this day, I don't know what I did wrong with Rob.
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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by austrotard » Tue May 02, 2017 8:28 pm

RFA wrote:
Tue May 02, 2017 8:19 pm
to this day, I don't know what I did wrong with Rob.
showed up would be my guess.

that's right. I said that.




fatty,

that's too bad, mate.
but it's like the punchline to that rapist bear joke..."you're not really here for the fishing, are you?"
next time, hey.
blinky should teach you to haul (but like proberly).
mate, it's ryan says... and ryan didn't say.
you're out.

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by Mad_Mike » Tue May 02, 2017 8:56 pm

Damn, the Tarpon are just giving you boys the middle finger this year... Still looks like you had a good time.. the fish will come with time..

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by austrotard » Tue May 02, 2017 9:28 pm

deux.

and that's another fiver.
mate, it's ryan says... and ryan didn't say.
you're out.

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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by fatman » Tue May 02, 2017 10:48 pm

austrotard wrote:
Tue May 02, 2017 9:28 pm
deux.

and that's another fiver.
sumbtice
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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by SLSS » Wed May 03, 2017 1:02 am

Fine stuff all around, K. Your two reports are making me rethink my salt abstinence.
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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by Redchaser » Wed May 03, 2017 3:23 pm

Kevin, glad to see that you were able to get a picture of an island. Those are hard to come by down there.
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Re: Whiffed Part Deaux

Post by Surly » Wed May 03, 2017 4:33 pm

We'll damn fatty, sorry for the whiffs. But you're doing it in style.
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