FS18 by Hooter

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by gstanfield » Wed May 18, 2011 10:20 pm

Beautiful creature for sure :D With the exception of that one large rainbow every other trout I've ever caught was smaller than 21 inches. The "usual" rainbow that I being home tends to be 18-20 inches.

One day I'll get down there and talk some of you guys into teaching me to catch those large saltwater critters 8)

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by Prarie Dog » Wed May 18, 2011 10:23 pm

Fantastic :!: :!: trout Hooter, much nicer than anything I've ever caught.

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by hooter » Wed May 18, 2011 10:31 pm

it was the first fish of the weekend. I told my buddy..."ok, I can go home. Been a great trip!"

Much more luck than skill, me thinks.

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by mecreature » Thu May 19, 2011 3:47 pm

Nice trout and beautiful boat Hooter.

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by flyfishingmonk » Fri May 20, 2011 1:31 am

that is an awesome fish!
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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by hooter » Sun May 22, 2011 8:30 pm

Cracker Larry wrote:The flaring tool is in route to you Hooter. You should have it by Friday. Time to get her wet!
Tool arrived. Install in progress. thx

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by hooter » Mon May 23, 2011 3:11 pm

Flaring tool in mail. Thanks a ton to cracker Larry for his generosity in letting others use his tools.

Should arrive by Wed. 25th.

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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by Cracker Larry » Mon May 23, 2011 4:01 pm

My pleasure :D That was a quick turn around!
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Re: FS18 by Hooter

Post by hooter » Sat May 28, 2011 2:54 pm

Well.

went to go splash this boat. ran the borrowed motor at home in a water filled garbage can with no problems ... at first.

engaged the forward gear and the motor stopped peeing and got rather warm rather quickly. shut er down and went to bed. Drove to the lake for an "on the trailer test" at the ramp hoping time would fix things. Still no peeing.

took off the screen for the water intake on the lower unit and was met with about 100 pieces of a dry rotted rubber impeller. :x this is why a motor that is run frequently does better than one in storage for a year! off to the parts store.

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