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Old 08-03-2014, 08:33 PM   #1
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Recently bought a Jon boat with an 8hp and trolling motor and today rigged up some flounder lights to give it a stab. Any and all advice is appreciated and start with where should I go? Thanks in advance.
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:37 PM   #2
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Stick with shallow water.
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Old 08-08-2014, 09:26 AM   #3
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Cold crowd seems like.
Look for deep water close to the shore, docks will be your friend also. And time on the bow of your boat with the lights on will tell you more than we can. You will get skunked some, I have more times than I care to admit. But when you do have a great night it makes all the time, effort and money seem worth it. And one more thing, go every chance you get.
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Agree with driftfisher. Go often.
Like Craig and Hunter Boutwell taught me years ago: go often. If you don't see any fish, pick up and haul ass somewhere else. Move, move, move.... you will find them. Stick with it, best of luck to you
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Dang Jared, I remember how frustrated you use to get. Advice was time on the water. You've become a force to deal with and now your advice is TIME ON THE WATER. You paid your dues, good job brother. You're right deep water and docks this time of year. Cooler water up those rivers is also producing well.
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Don't buy cheap gig heads you'll save yourself a lot of headache and frustration
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Don't buy cheap gig heads you'll save yourself a lot of headache and frustration
cheap gigheads thats a good one this year all b m are fallen apart
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cheap gigheads thats a good one this year all b m are fallen apart
That's for sure I had a brand new one fold up and fall into 4 pieces it never even saw a fish
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Don't buy cheap gig heads you'll save yourself a lot of headache and frustration
I have a B&M in the parts drawer that fell apart when I opened the blister pack it was wrapped in. I keep it as a reminder to never waste money on those POS.
Get a hold of Jim Cosson aka Cossongigs on here and get you a Titanium barbed gig head and find a Boutwell bamboo pole from some of the local bait stores. I'm a cheap bastard and had to learn the hard way. I spent more on cheap gigs in two years than one good gig costs up front.

Thanks Terry, I still want to meet ya one evening.
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