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  1. Was thinking of driving up and throwing a line in. No answer at marina, does that mean its iced over?
  2. ICI

    Bank Fishing in Nov

    I will be visiting my brother in the Claremore area in the next few weeks. Its been 25 years since i fished Grand or Oologah. Being boatless, any suggestions?
  3. Thanks... i have to have projects when i'm not fishing. That was my project 2 years ago. Predator 6.5HP 212cc from Harbor Freight. Unfortunately it started out as a CA compliant version because I was in CA when I built it.
  4. Finally figured out what to do with them
  5. while everyone was arguing. I caught 2 muskie yesterday. one mid 30" and the other high 40's. 5 total bites, but 3 came off and 2 missed the lure. Honestly, not really my thing personally. Too much trouble getting unhooked. Prefer bass way more.
  6. So the saga continues between my favorite popper and the Muskies... Yesterday i went and replaced the popper the muskie took from me earlier this week. However, i had a beast of a muskie take the dang same popper from me today. This time when he turned to go away from me the line cut like butter, was short and sweet. The muskie was at least as big as the one above, seemed a good 10 lbs bigger from the size of the tail. Good news is, before he could take my favorite popper, I caught 13 of my 16 total today on it. Here are a few pics of the decent ones. Started day of with this 5.5lb Next one was this guy at 3lb Then this 4.5lbr Then next cast, same spot i caught the best of the day at 6.0lbs Last decent one of the day at 4.2lbs I caught 6 around this 2lb size Then 5 guys under 1.5lbs Again, caught 13 on popper and 3 on a spook. As you can imagine, i went right to the store and got another of my favorite popper, x 3 this time.... Lastly, i did hook up with something on the spook. I thought it was a bass by the bite, but if it was, it was 7-10lbs. Took me in the moss. I slowly pulled in about 300lbs of moss only to find no fish and my new hooks on my spook looking like so:
  7. Oh man, i wish... I did replace it a couple days later though.
  8. So Monday while bass fishing i hooked my first muskie, maybe 30 inches, and it cut my line at the bank. Lost my favorite popper. Then the very next morning i hooked my second ever, and my first to land. 43" Was a blast! Was scared the whole time it would cut my 15lb fluro leader but it worked out.
  9. ICI

    Take out. Help asap pls

    So I really want to float the Finley tomorrow. Was gonna go Delaware to shelvin but been enjoying my trips to Finley a lot lately. Anyway. I can put in just south of McCracken but where do I get out? Riverdale has no trespassing signs and I only want to go about that far before having wife pick me. Do I just get out and hop fence?
  10. So, as I’ve stated, new to the area. Grew up in Tulsa, but spent last 17 years in CA. I’ve been meaning to take my son of to see my brother in Tulsa for some bow fishing, use to go a lot as a teenager. Last weekend we did just that. We hit up the Arkansas and the Oologah dam for gar. Now my son and have the bug to get our own bow. Before I do though, are there any good spots locally? I hate to buy just for trips to Tulsa every now and then. Banks only, no boat yet.
  11. ICI

    Place near Siver Dollar City

    Awesome thanks. I have a few ned's, but do have plenty of top water, jigs and softbaits. I'll load the backpack. Thanks again...
  12. ICI

    Place near Siver Dollar City

    Wife has crazy rule, house and then a boat.... We're renting since new to area, so that doesnt count she says. So, no boat yet. beating the banks
  13. Dropping kids off at SDC today. I have only been to Cape Fair so far, new to area. Any good banks i can hit this evening 3-sunset that are close to SDC? Thanks
  14. ICI

    Finley 5-25-17

    Below Ozark park. Was catching decent goggle eye, about 7 of them. Switched it up from crank to a senko and hooked this. Was fun getting it in across the current. Came in at exactly 3lb. Was hoping to hook up a smallie, but I've yet to do so this spring.
  15. from bank, on east side of bridge where no boats or yaks are allowed.

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