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1 Noob with a Tube on Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:40 pm

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I just recently bought a caddis wyoming float tube. I haven't used it yet. I googled float tube info and this site came up. I noticed most of the people are in CA. Funny enough I'm from San Diego and now I live in NC. I had a float tube when I lived in SD but I hardly used it. I fished a small lake outside of Vista and I think Poway Lake once. I would have liked to have a kayak but I have no place to store it. Strangely enough my main concern with the float tube is snapping turtles. I've heard of them nipping duck fins. I'm wondering if they'd nip swim fins too. Some of the turtles here are monstrous close to 100lbs.

Since I've moved to NC about 6yrs ago now I've taken up fly fishing. I mostly wade fish but I'm excited to see what I can do with a float tube.

http://fishwithkev.blogspot.com

2 Re: Noob with a Tube on Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:00 pm

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3 Re: Noob with a Tube on Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:28 pm

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Welcome StCroixFan glad you found us, and post some pictures of the snapping turtles. Oh ya and the fish you catch as well, again welcome and glad you found us.


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4 re:Noob with a tube on Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:02 pm

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Welcome Jeff...about them snapping turtles..I think the odds are better that a plane would crash on your tube than a turtle biting you...just sayin...I wouldn't want to step on ones head or anything to provoke a bite...but turtles have a great tendancy to flee from
you rather than come at you. If you get one on your line by fishing live bait, just cut the line...unless you want to clean it and eat it. They are delicious by the way, but it's a bloody nightmare to clean one! (Only did it once in my life...never again)

5 Re: Noob with a Tube on Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:45 am

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Welcome to the jungle bro! Twisted Evil

6 Re: Noob with a Tube on Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:16 am

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welcome to the forums and i wanna try turtle soup

7 Re: Noob with a Tube on Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:49 am

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Welcome n watch out for those turtles!!

8 Re: Noob with a Tube on Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:13 pm

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Thanks for the welcome guys. I also have a blog too where I've been logging all of my fishing adventures. I'm not trying to troll but if you'd guys like to check it out fishwithkev.blogspot.com. I'd like to post a pic of a nice snapper my buddy found while mtn biking but I can't post links or pictures yet.

http://fishwithkev.blogspot.com

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