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Mentor a Newbie!!

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1 Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:27 pm

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I think as good float tubers, that each of us should Mentor a Newbie thru his or her first float and gear purchase. Think about all of the stuff you bought that you didnt need, all the extra gear you have that could have been used towards the purchase of a nice reel and rod or float tube. Lets hear your feedback.

Dano

2 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:16 pm

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I totally agree, you can save a new guy so much time and money buy guiding them on their first purchases. I ended up with alot of things that could have been bought once but instead were bought 2-3 times since I was learning what works and doesn't or what I was comfortable with.

Also it doesn't hurt that veteran float tubers have the experience that the only thing that has to be bought is a float tube, fins and waders... just about everything else can be made from Home Depot supplies for a third to half the cost of what tackle shops charge for acessories. Well you could make waders out of a trash bag and duct tape but let's not go there.

3 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:59 pm

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yes i agree too i been in the water 7 time and i got 2 full set ups a few new rod and reels and today i purchased a curado bait caster i pobly should have asked for help earilier but i didnt and i have so much stuff i dont know if i will ever use but i got it if i do need it . i know it sound like a complant but i like all may stuff and i am look for a rod for my new reel lol
if you do buy something for your tube or even a tube buy a good one i have 3 lol and they just keep getting better i do make a lot of my own stuff but i wish i could have bought one good tube lol
ed

4 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:14 pm

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So who is going to assign Newbies to Old Farts?

5 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:15 pm

ed5000x

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old farts can still be newbies lol cheers

6 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:19 pm

ed5000x

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who going to mentor me i already ask a whole lot of stuff from you guys and i thank you for all the help
i real do i have came a long way and i still think i have a lot to learn Very Happy

7 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:46 pm

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You know dano this is a very good topic wish this was around back in febuary lol but better late than never (see what you did you got me thinking now my head is hurting i should go fishing makes my head stop hurting lol)
great ideal [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

and you know thom was my mentor from the beging come to think about it and he got me started off right but i got carried away and thats my fault i should have listen better to him but i am a hard head so thats my i got all my stuff lol ( not going to mention that i am a tackle whore ) Twisted Evil

8 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:04 pm

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I think Thom has done a great job. Ill take a Newb first. Which Newb wants to volunteer?

9 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:13 pm

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Dano67 wrote:I think Thom has done a great job. Ill take a Newb first. Which Newb wants to volunteer?

Anyone to team with this cat here i going to learn a lot he know this stuff and if he doesnt know something he will get you the answer quick he has help me with something every time i have been in the water with him and so has every one else i learn something new from everyone each time i talk or chat with anyone on the forum [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

10 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:16 pm

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Hey you the MAN!!! I think a Newb should Volunteer with Ed just for his sheer enthusiam alone!!

11 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:18 pm

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Dano67 wrote:Hey you the MAN!!! I think a Newb should Volunteer with Ed just for his sheer enthusiam alone!!

no let do them right remeber i got 3 tube and 7 times in the water my math its off lol

12 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:24 pm

ed5000x

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i got an ideal maybe if you what at the next gather or trip we can take the newbie out and let him or her try a few different tube and see what one they like i got 3 different one
just an idael i dont know hoew people will feel about letting some one on there tube

13 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:50 am

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Cool idea! LC needs a mentor!!

14 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:51 am

ed5000x

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lagunaCOCONUT wrote:Cool idea! LC needs a mentor!!

no no LC gots a job already thats teaching me how to throw a cast with my new curado bait caster yea buddy Thumbs Up

15 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:11 am

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ed5000x wrote:
lagunaCOCONUT wrote:Cool idea! LC needs a mentor!!

no no LC gots a job already thats teaching me how to throw a cast with my new curado bait caster yea buddy Thumbs Up

You got a Curado??? SWEET! Let's go fishing! Thumbs Up

16 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:43 am

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lagunaCOCONUT wrote:
ed5000x wrote:
lagunaCOCONUT wrote:Cool idea! LC needs a mentor!!

no no LC gots a job already thats teaching me how to throw a cast with my new curado bait caster yea buddy Thumbs Up

You got a Curado??? SWEET! Let's go fishing! Thumbs Up

ready trying to do a night thing some time soon Shocked scarey but interrested

17 Re: Mentor a Newbie!! on Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:18 pm

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nice topic guys. some good feed back really. Thumbs Up god knows i sure could have used a good teacher. dont forget the number one big thing when tubing. (safty safty safty)!!!!

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