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Tournaments => FLW Fishing => Topic started by: McCarter on November 09, 2007, 12:27:25 PM

Title: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: McCarter on November 09, 2007, 12:27:25 PM
Just wanted to let everyone know that Josh is tied for 17th place after day one of the Stren Series Championship.  He had 4 fish for 5 lbs yesterday.

I talked to him a few days earlier and he said the fishing was extremely tough.  Due to drought, the water has dropped so low that the saltwater from the ocean is backing way up into the river.  Plus, he said there are literally no weeds available. 

Keep your fingers crossed for today.  He is a great fisherman, i have a feeling he will be moving up a few spots today!

McCarter himself :-\'
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: EliteFF on November 09, 2007, 08:05:21 PM
 ;D Well seeing as McCarter is not keeping up on his posting I will inform you that Joshimoto has made the top ten cut.  :P
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: spinninbug on November 10, 2007, 11:38:56 AM
Thanks Jaguar for keeping us posted!  Josh has got to be thrilled.  I wish Duane could have been up there too that would have been really cool. 

Anyway we are watching to see how he does,  actually I had forgot that it was this weekend,  that must be why he didn't call me back when I left him a message that we were going to be in town last weekend.

Keeping our fingers crossed ;D
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: bshaner on November 10, 2007, 04:15:42 PM
Word is that Duane's boat broak down on day 1 and he didnt make it back in time so he was DQ'd for the day.

If Josh catches zero fish today he still walks home with 6,000.00.  What a great showing!  But wait!  He's going to catch some fish today!  He's paired up with a pretty decent pro!  Hold on to your hats.  This could vault Josh up and get his career really moving!!!!!  I see sponsorship $$$$ in his future.

Josh thought he had about 7 lbs yesterday but he estimated high.  He had 5-8.  Watching the weigh ins was scary because he got bumped from 3rd to 6th with only about 70 co's weighed in.  I was biting my nails but it ended up alot of co's that were in striking range of Josh zero'd!!    It doesnt matter though.  Weights are wiped for the final day right?  Here's to hoping Josh has his best day ever!!

B

P.S.  He better win some money.  We are out of pouring supplies.  Slacker!
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: bshaner on November 10, 2007, 04:18:33 PM
Just got word... Josh has a full limit and made it back to check in on time!! He's headed to the Arena now to weigh in.  Starts at 5pm eastern.

Freaking A way to go JOSH!!  This looks pretty promising!!!!!

B
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: bshaner on November 10, 2007, 05:59:11 PM
Josh Clark going to the Forest L Woods Cup next year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  2nd Place in the Championship taking home 16,000.00!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Highest place finisher in the Northern Division!!! WTG Josh!!!!!!  Proud of ya bud!!!  Josh got some pretty good air time on national TV too!!  Congrats buddy!

All that hard work has paid off!

What more can you say???

B
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: LAPORTE on November 10, 2007, 06:05:53 PM
I just got home and caught the weighin. Nice job Josh  ;D  man only 1-6 to tie... it was a close one. Im looking forward to hearing all about it. Have a safe trip home ..

Don L
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Ryan on November 10, 2007, 06:45:19 PM
Holy Cow, that is incredible!  I can't wait to hear the story.  Way to go, Josh!!

-Ryan
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Cheetam on November 10, 2007, 09:41:01 PM
Nice going Josh!

Here's a photo from the FLW website (for those of you who don't know Josh, he's the second from the left):

Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: McCarter on November 12, 2007, 07:33:54 AM
I wish i could have posted more but i did not have access to a computer all weekend.

It was funny talking to Josh througout this thing tho.  I would call him and he would already be weighed in but there were still a lot of co anglers left to weigh.  You could hear the anxiety in his voice.  But then, 30 minutes later, he would call me back all cool and collected letting me know he was fishing the next day. 

Huge congrats to you bro.  You just moved into #3 on my hero list behind Chuck Norris and Babe Winkleman.

McCarter himself :-\'
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Cheetam on November 12, 2007, 08:53:01 AM

Huge congrats to you bro.  You just moved into #3 on my hero list behind Chuck Norris and Babe Winkleman.

McCarter himself :-\'

Man...Ron Howard's brother is gonna be PO'd he's no longer #3...

Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: cameraguy on November 12, 2007, 09:07:08 AM


Man...Ron Howard's gonna be PO'd he's no longer #3...


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I'm not sure what that means but I think that picture is of Clint Howard, Ron's brother.

Congrats Joshimoto, that is a great showing. 
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Team houston on November 12, 2007, 09:11:38 AM
Congrats Josh, look forward to a long detailed journal.
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Cheetam on November 12, 2007, 09:48:54 AM

...I think that picture is of Clint Howard, Ron's brother.

You are correct...another example of how I should proof my posts prior to clicking "Post"...
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: djkimmel on November 12, 2007, 12:17:06 PM
Nawwwww... it's more fun this way...

WAY TO GO JOSH!!
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: djkimmel on November 12, 2007, 01:11:46 PM
Check out the home page - www.glbass.com - do you think Josh will like it?? (Probably not as much as the $11,000 or $16,000 bucks and the FLW Tour Championship... but we do what we can ;D)
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: joshimoto son on November 12, 2007, 03:18:53 PM
Holy busy! It's just not fair to have to come back to work after a trip like that.

Thanks for everybodies support.
So the actual check was for $15,565. FLW  pro-rated...co-rated the check since only 187 showed up.

I'm trying to find a laptop to take home so I can get a story out.

I will just tell you all this. It was the most outstanding thing I've ever witnessed and got to be a part of.

I wished I was able to wear my own clothing though. I had the GLB. com logo embroidered on my shirt since the beginning of the season
I so wish I could have been able to push that on TV.

I'm hoping that I'll get to put the entire season down in text, getting the whole story leading up to the Cup.

joshimoto son ;D
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: bosshawg on November 12, 2007, 06:43:21 PM
sweet, very sweet - congratulations!

 did not follow the season, but looking forward to your read your reports.
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: dashaver63 on November 12, 2007, 07:07:47 PM
Awesome job! Congratulations! I'll be looking forward to reading your reports.
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: dashaver63 on November 12, 2007, 07:30:51 PM
BTW, they didn't say when it would be aired, did they?
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: joshimoto son on November 13, 2007, 09:42:07 AM
It's susposed to be on FSN on January 13th.
My fiance is throwing a Sunday morning, 11:00am fishing party at the house.
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: jcox7 on November 14, 2007, 09:24:07 PM
Good Job Josh
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: SClapper on November 15, 2007, 08:09:38 PM
Josh,

Congratulations !!!!  Great job at the Championship and good luck at the Cup

Steve Clapper
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: joshimoto son on November 16, 2007, 12:04:05 PM
Thanks again everyone. I must admit... It sure did make my day to be congratulated by Mr. Clapper.
Yeah that's right, I acted like a little school girl and called my fiance and told her that Steve Clapper told me great job!
She said Steve who?
I asked for my ring back... not really, but she did remember watching him with me when he won the Chevy open.

I'm hoping to get the first part of my story put up today. If any of you remember my Santee Cooper Story, I put a lot of detail into them.
I'll get back to typing.
I'm still riding that cloud that took me home last Sunday.

joshimoto son ;D
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: TCook on November 16, 2007, 02:52:01 PM
Congrats Josh, I am looking forward to reading your report.

Tim
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Bronze Back on November 20, 2007, 12:57:27 PM
Congrats Josh,

You might want to get a secretary to type your reports so you can save your fingers to fish with! ;)
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: joshimoto son on November 20, 2007, 02:41:57 PM
Yeah, they're kind of long aren't they.
As many times as I write and re-write my sentances I don't think I could afford a secretary.
I guess I had too many technical writing classes in college. I just can't stand the thought of leaving any details out.

joshimoto son ;D
Title: Re: Joshimoto in Alabama
Post by: Bronze Back on November 20, 2007, 06:14:54 PM
No,believe me that "is not" a bad thing! I am the same way! L@@k at the Patriots,do people really think they would be this g@@d if they only gave half an effort in practice or during a game?

When you are that detailed it shows you are working very hard at what you do,and if you want to further yourself you just keep pursuing perfection!The other thing when someone is that detailed
(such as a fishing report) people can l@@k at it and use it as a base and even expand upon it which can help the person who originally wrote it to open his eyes to something they may not of even thought of.