Sunday, December 29, 2013

Pictorial Recap of 2013...Through Joes Eyes

It seems as though it's been forever since my last post , I've definitely been slacking this month. To be honest between the weather and the Holidays I just havn't had the opportunity to get out on the water or even spend much time at the tying desk. I'm hoping to change that after the first of the year and have a couple trips in the works for the month of January already.
Seeing as I'll be stuck at work every day between now and January 1st , I'm obviously not going to have anything resembling a current trip report to post so I thought I'd do a quick picture laden recap of 2013. I've done this in years past when time allowed but thought I'd put a new spin on it this year...I'm going to let my best fishing buddy narrate this one. While the most and largest fish of the year might not have been caught on these trips with Joe , hands down each and every outing would still be at the top of my list of favorites. Good company trumps great fishing every time.
Chasing wipers at the local power plant in January (unsuccessfully I might add)
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You just can't beat a good ear rubbing...
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February carping at a local city lake...
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Early March carp quest on an area creek and river backwater...
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April adventures... Bluelines , Tailwaters and more carp.
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Just one lick..c'mon man!
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Peanut -butter crackers , oh boy!!
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Just one more belly rub before you crawl in that sleeping bag??
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Damn this waters cold!!
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First one to blink loses...
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Mayday tailwater wipers...
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I like crappie!
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But I like ham sandwiches even more!
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May trip to the Driftless area...
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That's it , that's the spot!!
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Did you see that one??
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Just one more snooze...
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You said "one last cast" over an hour ago dipshit!!
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Memorial Weekend family camping trip...
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I really think we should hit that next hole...
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Carp ,Cats and Bass in June...
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Back on the bluelines in October...
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I'm telling you , that was a hit!!
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I thought you said there were fish in there??
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I'm a growing pup , I need a bigger bite than that!!
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I hope you enjoyed a quick look back at Joe and my best trips of 2013. Here's wishing everyone a GREAT 2014 filled with lots of time spent on the water with your best friends , until next year....