email
 Home  |  GL Blog  |  Forum  |  News  |  Tournament News  |  Conservation  |  Videos  |  Join  |  Youth  |  Site Map  |  Search  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Advertise  |  Online Shopping  |  Donate to this site reluctant


Great Lakes Bass Fishing Forum  - extensive bass fishing home page specializing in Great Lakes, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario bass fishing techniques, news, issues, conservation, bass fishing reports, bass biology, tournament strategy, bass fishing lure and fishing tackle, bass fishing forum and fishing message board, logistics, weather and safety, and product information.

        Great Lakes Bass Fishing Forum

              Your Great Lakes and Michigan Online
               Bass Fishing and Tournament Community.

Advanced search  
Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Pages: [1]   Go Down

Author Topic: Courtesy Question  (Read 1621 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

LUMBERLEO

Courtesy Question
« on: September 02, 2006, 10:54:06 AM »

I posted in the Detroit River topic on accident........Hi guys, I'm a little late on this Post but waht a great day of fishing.  I had 24-03 out of the back of the boat, I will probably never do that agian.  Weighed out 23-03 because of 2 dead fish.  It was so rough we nocked the pumps in the livewell out.  I also had big Bass on the Co-Angler side 6-02.  I only caught 6 fish but they were all huge.  I have a sportsman question.  I had those fish by 1030am and was sure Culling would be tough.  My boater only had 12lbs and was disgusted with me, which I totally understand.  I thought ok I'll stop fishing until he has a good limit.  I think he took that as I was putting him down.  Then I'm like he thinks I'm lazy and a quiter.  Tell me boaters, what wuold you want a co-angler to do in that situation.  Do I keep fishing and shoot for 50 lbs, or out of respect do I stop fishing until he gets a good limit?????           Thanks, Scott
Logged

CuradoKev

Re: Courtesy Question
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2006, 10:30:39 PM »

As a BFL coangler, I think you did a good thing...I would have done the same thing and offered him my bait after the first 3 toads.

I fished with a guy in the Everstat a few years ago. He blanked and his coangler had 18.5 lbs on a cheap Walmart rod. It just wasn't the pro's day, we all have those days and we've all been there.

Good job, Ckev

I hope you gave him some good gas money.
Logged

fishon1219

  • Ask me about a new boat
  • Master Angler
  • ****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 390
  • View Gallery
Re: Courtesy Question
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2006, 07:48:04 AM »

Leo,
That is an interesting question that you post. I would say if you were just out dragging tubes on the lake or river you should keep fishing. It is so random were your bait is going to be using that technique that if you are catching them his bait was probably no were near that fish. If you were fishing a "spot" like a rock pile you would be doing a good thing by not fishing anymore. If you were fishing with me I would tell you to keep fishing and would genuinaly want you to keep fishing just because I enjoy watching people have a good time while fishing with me. Even though he was fishing for "the big money" he should have been happy with your sucssess and also with his ability to put you on a spot to catch such a big bag of fish.
Logged
Nemesis Baits Pro-Staff
www.nemesisbaits.com

LUMBERLEO

Re: Courtesy Question
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2006, 02:27:38 PM »

  I did give him gas money and he did start using my baits.  I know its random out there, I guess its just more fun if both of you are having a great day.  He was a super nice guy I don;t wanna give anyone the wrong impression.           Thanks for the info...
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
 

Advertisements


Visit Other Features of GreatLakesBass.com using the links below



Site Home | News | Videos | Bass Forum | Bass Tips | Articles | My Confidence Products | Tournaments

GL Blog | Weather | Fishing Pictures | Building Bass Boats | Conservation/Legislation | Bass Biology

Advertise | Site Sponsors | GreatLakesBass.com Store | Online Shopping

Site Map | Contact Us | Search | About Us | Links | Link to Us | Resources | Privacy Policy | Disclosure Policy
Stop Spam Harvesters, Join Project Honey Pot

VigLink badge