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Discussion in 'LOCAL SOUTH CAROLINA TALK' started by Smuggo, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. Smuggo

    Smuggo New Member

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    Hello all...

    New to the BOC and am excited to share my experiences with fellow Catters.Today, Mon 26th , was spent servicing my gear for couple of hard days of fishing in Lake Marion, Packs Flats area and surrounding "hot spots"

    The recent decline in local Striper activity has turned many locals to the Cats as way to fill idle time (and coolers). Mid-March thru Mid-May is usually when the bite is on and expect to catch a few hawgs over the next few days.

    I'll be using my Abu 6500's on 7 ft Ugly Stick Catfish rods freshly spooled with 20 lb Cajun line fishing shallow flats fed by flowing water. In past years fishing these spots I've landed my personal best 58 lb,many over 40,and to many to count over 30 lbs.

    One night fishing in 3 ft of water I landed a 30lb re-baited and threw back to the same spot and landed another 32lb,re-baited and returned another bait to the same spot only to have my chunk of herring taken. The fish swam straight to the boat then under,between the anchors...never seen,never turned...musta been a monster.

    Made a couple of exploratory daytime trips fishing the deeper feeder channels that lead to the flats i past weeks and have had moderate success catching a 25lb and few 10-20 lbers. Expectations are high heading out for night trip.

    If you're planning a trip Marion I found HUGE schools of Shad last week at dawn below the I-95 bridge at the cut through on the North side of the lake (near the KOA) easy bait catching if you have a cast-net. Hopefully some will make it up the lake where I'll be fishing so I'll have some Catfish candy to offer the bruisers

    gone fishing....
     
  2. teaysvalleyguy

    teaysvalleyguy New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC, always great to have another new member. Just hollar if there is anything I can help ya with.
     

  3. jbarnes17

    jbarnes17 New Member

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    Hello from oklahoma. welcome to the BOC
     
  4. Flatheadhunter33

    Flatheadhunter33 New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC bro. I hope you have a good time here!
     
  5. splitshot

    splitshot New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC Larry, were glad your here!!
     
  6. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    Welcome Larry. Enjoy the ride. LOL!
     
  7. pk_powell

    pk_powell New Member

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    Welcome Brother you will love the BOC, it's like another family!:smile2:
     
  8. punkin570

    punkin570 New Member

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    Welcome to both of you to the BOC. We are glad you decided to join. Theres a wealth of knowledge and fun to be had on this site and its wonderful that you both have decided to come share in it with us. Hope you enjoy it as much as i do.
     
  9. WylieCat

    WylieCat Well-Known Member

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    WELCOME ABOARD!!!

    Sounds like you have a good knowledge of catching cats, so you will be able to contribute as much as your learn!!
     
  10. olefin

    olefin New Member

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    Hello Larry. And a big Welcome to BOC!:smile2:
     
  11. JAinSC

    JAinSC Active Member

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    Welcome aboard.

    What kind of cats are you talking about catching up there? Blues or flatheads or a mix?
     
  12. RiverratSC

    RiverratSC Active Member

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    Welcome to the BOC.
     
  13. Ol Man

    Ol Man New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC, Larry... I'll scoot over and make room... :smile2:

    Ol' Man
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    You have had a good start. Work harder.
     
  14. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    Welcome aboard Larry.
     
  15. bluejay

    bluejay Well-Known Member

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    Welcome t the BOC from Mo. Larry.
     
  16. foothills

    foothills New Member

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    welcome to the BOC...what other lakes/rivers do you fish on a regular basis?
     
  17. rudepossum

    rudepossum Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the BOC Larry.
     
  18. SeedTick

    SeedTick New Member

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    Welcome to the Brotherhood Larry.

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  19. bubbasmouse

    bubbasmouse New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC. I'm hoping to get down to Santee next week. Good Luck
     
  20. catfishjohn

    catfishjohn New Member

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    Welcome to the BOC Larry!!!