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Discussion in 'SOUTH CAROLINA LAKES / RESERVOIRS' started by Shrimp Man, Jan 14, 2007.
Not that I would ever attempt Grabbling, I was curious does anyone Grabble Moultrie ?
I don't like hand grabbing at all but if somebody wants do it, I say please do it at Santee. I mean whats a better place to get rid of the guys hand grabbing. Between the gators and cottonmouths they should be taken care of the way GOD intended.:smile2:
i seen my dad jump in one day in the middle of the lower lake to save a rod and reel and he said he had a fish but i never seen the fish.:lol: he got the rod though. i wouldnt of jumped myself either. he asked why i didnt drive the boat back and get him. i said why didnt you stand up, you was only in 5 ft of water.:big_smile:
You want ever catch me swimmin or grabbin or anything in either of those lakes.Unless I have to and I hope and pray that that never happens.There is actually a group of grabbers in Goose Creek that was tellin me about grabbin in Moultrie.I just shook my head and told him how crazy they was.
That was a funny story, Thanks for sharing it with us, I lost a rod last year in about 40ft. of water over by the dam, I was sick, It was an expensive rod and reel, But there is no way I was going in after it.
So there is some people here that Grabs Moultrie, I would have to say I am surprised with the amount of snakes and gators we have.
From what I have read the bite of a cottonmouth is very serious!
You can loose a lamb to bite. I'm not going to try and find out first hand though.:big_smile:
If I cant get one on the rod-n-reel than I will just not have to catch one. I grew up catching alligators on both of those lakes with my father and I dont want anything to do with them in their territory.
me and tommy are going over to the hatchery this spring to try it out just as soon as i can talk him into it or maybe we can convince the foxhound to hes an old swamp man.
If all the rods and reels in the world just disappeared, then yes, but until then I'll stick with OLE ABU.
ron you might need to give tommy a little push to get him started.:lol:
I'll be there to support you and Tommy, Heck I'll even bring a cannon to give you some backup, But NOPE I'm not getting in the water.:lol:
Ill just stay in the boat and be the lookout......somebodys got to be left to tell the folks what happened to you guys when one of those 50lb alligator snapping turtles grabs hold. I do know some good places up in those cypress swamps to take yall.....I bet i could get some good video of you and Tommy wallering around the base of those trees !!!! Hell......let it warm up and we can load the beer cooler and go to it.....dont need all them fingers on both hands anyway !!!
If you see me doing it, that beer cooler won't be very full. :big_smile:
I'd like to hold Roundhill by the heels while he grabs hold of a 40# flathead, but I don't have any plans to put my hands where I can't see.....
That Ron, he's always trying to volunteer me for something. hehe I volunteered for a fight once, but after getting back from 'Nam with all of my important body parts, and most of my brain still functioning, I quit volunteering for anything.
Who wants to be called Nubby?
i think people that grapple are crazy but man would i like to try it
I did it one time when I was about 14 on the Rocky River here in NC. I got a flathead about 20 lb. Man was I an idiot. Next week, I was wade fishing in the pond behind the house and stepped out and right in a nest full of cottonmouths. It felt like someone hit me in the leg with a baseball bat when those things got a hold of me. Thank the Lord I had on some tough waders and none of them got through. I ruined a $100 bass rod beating them off of me. Wish I had that on video. It would get ya' $10,000 for sure. And, oh yeah, you ain't gettin' me in the water in Moultrie or Marion. Last time I was there, I shined a spotlight across th cypress there getting back into Blacks and there was red eyes everywhere. I guess we all know what that is..... 'ol Mr. Croc. no way!!! see ya
Snakes get my attention more so than gators, Heck I won't park my boat under any tree when I'm fishing during the summer. NOPE not me.
Back in my bass fishing days, I had a cottonmouth try to get in the boat with me one time. About ruined another good rod that time too! I used to shoot them out of trees with a .22 with rat shot back at home. That was fun. And yeah, I hate snakes too!