OK, starting another thread. We have had similar threads in the past and want to start another positive thread that will get everyone thinking and in a great mood for the evening. Just a quick response to each question would be great. Why do you love the BOC?? Why are you on the BOC so much?? What makes this place special?? What is the #1 thing you have learned that has helped you more then anything while fishing?? Have you referred anyone to the BOC?? How did you find the BOC?? Have you fished with anyone from the BOC?? Have you been to a Gathering?? Are you planning to go to the National Gathering?? I will start this off. You can copy and paste the above and start a new thread with your own answers. Here are mine. Why do you love the BOC?? This place is very informative, with members that are more like family then just people on a site. Why are you on the BOC so much?? For the pick me up every day that I get, the members put a smile on my face. What makes this place special?? Their love for the sport and their willingness to help other members. What is the #1 thing you have learned that has helped you more then anything while fishing?? Cutbait, I have never heard about cutbait until the BOC. Have you referred anyone to the BOC?? Yes, teayswrestler, countrygirl, truckin4X4, Badbeatbob, others that have not joined yet. How did you find the BOC?? Got laid off from American Standard when they shipped everything overseas and had alot of time on my hands. Surfing the net looking for info on catfishing. Has the BOC helped you catch any firsts?? Yes, caught my first Flathead and Blue since joining the BOC. Have you fished with anyone from the BOC?? Many members, DH, Ryan, tspergin, Gary, Shannon, Steve, Tinboat, Canepole, Jason, Ramrod, tbsbc, Big Eli, many other members that I cant think of right now. Have you been to a Gathering?? Yes, been to 7 of them. Are you planning to go to the National Gathering?? I would not miss it for the world. I hope that every member gets a chance to go. This is the 1st National Gathering!!